Bi-district round | Friday
Softball will go on if and when Mother Nature allows Friday and Saturday with Denham Springs High hosting the 2018 Robbie Spangler Tounament at North Park.
GONZALES -- Two games into the 2018 season, Live Oak is already showing some ability to do the right things. The Eagles held off Holy Cross 8-6 on Thursday on the opening day of the Stephen Richardson Tournament, surviving a late-game charge from the Tigers.
Coaches love catch phrases, especially at this time of year when seasons either end or go on depending on the outcome.
GONZALES -- Live Oak grabbed a quick lead and made six hits do enough damage with Bailey Simoneaux on the mound in a season-opening 4-1 victory at East Ascension on Tuesday.
Hard to imagine anybody in Livingston Parish or District 4-5A that lost a more impactful player than Live Oak did when the clock struck midnight on the 2017 season.
Once you build a program to the level that Michelle Morris has built Live Oak into, a new problem emerges: The challenge of having to reload instead of rebuilding.
One finish line arrives for boys basketball teams around the state on Friday, with many poised to re-start things next week when the playoffs begin.
WATSON -- Live Oak did everything it could for nearly 20 minutes Tuesday to frustrate, slow down and derail Walker to get the final week of the regular season started.
WATSON – Live Oak made quick and short work of Belaire on Friday, wrapping up the 2017-18 regular season with a 47-25 victory.
Playoff soccer takes center stage Thursday, with the Denham Springs High and Live Oak boys both taking aim at road victories.
SCOTLANDVILLE -- A late turnover wiped out a chance to tie the game or go ahead in the closing minute Tuesday as Live Oak dropped a 51-49 decision at Scotlandville.
WATSON -- A handful of teams have figured out a way to slow down Scotlandville standout Ja’Vonte Smart a little bit this season -- which is relative considering how explosive the LSU signee is.
BATON ROUGE -- Walker tuned up for its next parish showdown with a road game at Belaire on Tuesday, and while it was a grind, the Wildcats remained on course with a 72-59 triumph.
CENTRAL -- Winning basketball games requires a lot of different ingredients. When you’re finding the bottom of the net from all over the court and rolling up the scoreboard with relative ease, the other stuff isn’t quite as vital.
WATSON -- Didn’t matter much how it looked or how Live Oak reached the finish line. The Lady Eagles just needed a win.
Two weeks remain in the 2017-18 regular season and for the Walker girls, that includes handful of key games remaining before they embark on promising postseason journey.
Denham Springs High and Live Oak will represent Livingston Parish in the 2018 LHSAA boys’ soccer tournament and longtime rival Central also made the 24-team field.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Tuesday's game was the rubber match between Denham Springs High and Live Oak. The Yellow Jackets hung on for a 51-45 victory – their second against the Eagles in a week span – thanks to three clutch free throws by Xavier Miles, who hit a game-winning jump shot in the previo…
WATSON -- The advice Maia Robinson received before Tuesday’s game against Live Oak was simple — turn and shoot.
Walker and Scotlandville have played a lot of basketball coming into this week and still have plenty left to look forward to as the 2017-18 season reaches the stretch run.
WATSON -- Live Oak soundly defeated Lee 6-1 Saturday night to snap a five-game winless streak and pick up a much-needed District 4-2 victory heading into the final stretch of the season.
WATSON -- Sports always seems to find a way to come back around and even things out, especially when two talented teams in a competitive district get together.
WATSON -- District 4-5A play hasn’t begun in boys’ basketball yet. Try convincing the three Livingston Parish teams that the last few games when they’ve met don’t matter as much, though.
WALKER -- Live Oak and Walker came into their District 4-5A opener with similar ideas on defense: Take away the other team’s top scoring threat.