WATSON – Live Oak’s defense did its best to hold Walker High wide receiver Brian Thomas to a series of base hits in the first half.
WATSON – With just over four minutes to play and trailing the two-time reigning state champions by five points, Live Oak got the ball back amid a frenzied home crowd.
WATSON – Live Oak football coach Brett Beard addressed his 29-member senior class following last week’s 35-0 homecoming win over Sci Academy that pushed their record to 5-0 for the first time in 17 years.
WATSON – Live Oak scored on its four first possessions against Sci Academy and never looked back, cruising to a 35-0 victory Friday night.
WATSON – Through four weeks of a 4-0 season, Live Oak coach Brett Beard has walked away from each game with a similar sentiment.
KENTWOOD – Heading into Friday’s game at Kentwood, Live Oak coach Brett Beard was curious to see how his team would handle a road test against one of the state’s top programs.
WATSON – A couple of Live Oak’s offensive assistant coaches were joking around with senior linebacker Bret McCoy before the start of Wednesday’s practice.
WATSON – Whether it turns out to be the breakthrough moment they've been seeking remains to be seen.
BAINS – Behind a stifling defensive performance, Live Oak cruised to a 29-0 victory Friday over West Feliciana to remain undefeated on the season.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs and Live Oak found themselves a third of the way through their respective seasons in Tuesday’s non-district match at Hornsby Gymnasium in need of a building block.
SPRINGFIELD – If you’re looking for a gauge of just how competitive Thursday’s volleyball contest between Springfield and Live Oak was, maybe the Eagles’ Jamie Elenbaas summed it up best.
WATSON – Live Oak’s secondary didn’t wait several weeks into the season to provide the answer their coaching staff and observers of the program were looking for.
WATSON – It’s not often, if ever, Live Oak’s defensive lineman Jalen Lee ever has to look up at an opposing offensive player.
WATSON – Live Oak had as great a start as a team could hope for in their 28-19 victory over West Jefferson in Friday night’s All-Star Automotive jamboree.
The black and gold No. 92 jersey encased on the wall in the rear of Live Oak football coach Brett Beard’s office is striking and makes for quite a conversation piece.
Live Oak quarterback Rhett Rosevear’s assessment of the 2018 season was blunt and to the point.
It made for a compelling Week 3 matchup last season when Walker, which led at halftime, needed a fourth-quarter rally and an interception return for a touchdown in a pulsating 40-38 victory over Slidell.
WATSON – With Live Oak prepared to take the climb up to the Division I volleyball ranks this season, the schedule will undoubtedly get tougher, but the end goal will remain the same.
BreAnna Corkern may have turned down coach Andy Lee once, but given a second opportunity, it was his ability to mold a national championship program that eventually convinced the Live Oak High graduate to give him a second chance.
After more than a decade of constructing Live Oak High’s highly successful wrestling program from the ground up, Chris Collier has decided to relinquish his duties as head coach.
WATSON - Live Oak used its final 7-on-7 session in the Baton Rouge Metro League with an eye on developing depth and turned over some of Wednesday’s playing time to some its younger players.
BATON ROUGE – There were lessons to be learned for Live Oak when it faced host Woodlawn in summer league basketball action.
BATON ROUGE – To gauge the growth of Denham Springs’ rising sophomore JaBarry Fortenberry this summer, all you have to do is point to two keys plays – one to close the third quarter, another midway through the third quarter - in Monday’s summer league game with rival Live Oak.
WATSON -- Heading into his team's spring game in early May, Live Oak coach Brett Beard had questions about his secondary. A little over a month later, he might have found an answer.
Live Oak four-star defensive lineman Jalen Lee said his standing offer from LSU football coach Ed Orgeron on when he wanted to commit to the Tigers didn’t have a particular timetable.
WATSON – For a high school golfer with collegiate aspirations, the uncertainty was more than alarming.
WATSON – During consecutive defensive series Live Oak’s Aiden Saunders tried lighting a fire under his team.
CENTRAL - Walker’s volleyball team displayed a marked improvement in their competitive edge in Monday’s summer volleyball meet, something sorely missing from their 2018 campaign.
WATSON - It’s been less than a month since Live Oak’s spring game since the Eagles turned to Rhett Rosevear as their new starting quarterback.
BATON ROUGE – Walker basketball coach Anthony Schiro didn’t have to wait until the fall to see how his team would react to having its back squarely against a wall.