WATSON – It was the kind of example Live Oak first-year baseball coach Jesse Cassard deems essential in developing a culture of leadership within his program.
WATSON - Kraig Zeller was aware of the situation he was taking on when he accepted the Live Oak girls’ soccer coaching job.
WATSON – Doyle’s finishing kick to the end of summer league play went a long way in reinforcing the good vibrations Lady Tigers have about their upcoming 2018-19 season.
BATON ROUGE – Live Oak acting coach Stephen Prescott believed the Eagles achieved more than just a 49-41 victory Wednesday over District 4-5A rival Denham Springs in the finale of the Woodlawn Summer Basketball League.
WATSON – It was the kind of start to their respective 7-on-7 season finales that Live Oak and Walker both wanted.
WATSON - Live Oak coach Brett Beard was none too pleased with how the Eagles started Wednesday’s 7-on-7 passing league, but the end results are hard to argue.
BATON ROUGE – There was a point near the end of the second quarter Live Oak coach Stephen Prescott didn’t have enough players to finish Wednesday’s game with St. Amant in Woodlawn Summer League action.
CENTRAL -- When the basketball wasn’t falling through the hoop at the rate Live Oak would have liked in the first half, the Lady Eagles took on more of a defensive posture.
WATSON – Going into the 2018 season, Live Oak plans to display take advantage of throwing ability of quarterback Sal Palermo to enhance its traditional triple-option attack.
BATON ROUGE – Walker’s Keondre Brown emerged with a steal in the latter stages of the fourth quarter and crossed half-court when he spotted Brian Thomas filling the lane to his right.
Bossier Parish Schools will pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit involving a South Louisiana football coach who was handcuffed and removed from the field before a game at Parkway High School in 2012.
BATON ROUGE -- A resounding comeback victory in their first game of the day, coupled with an emphatic 5-run showing in the 1st inning in Saturday’s semifinal, appeared to have Live Oak set up for a memorable finish to the Denham Springs Wood Bat Tournament.
To the folks who passionately root for District 4-5A teams and & Louisiana: In a quick and easy pair of words, thank you.
A busy five-week Metro League baseball gets rolling this weekend with annual Denham Springs High Wood Bat Tournament around Livingston Parish, with a handful of games in Baton Rouge.
Nearly 3 months after hoisting the school’s historic first Class 5A state championship trophy, Walker’s Jalen Cook knows the inevitable question will be at the doorstep of the Wildcats’ 2018-19 season.
WATSON -- As memorable of a ride as it was to the Class 5A state quarterfinals last fall, Live Oak looked to turn the page this spring, which culminated Saturday with a spring game against East Ascension on Saturday.
It has become hard to keep track of all the athletic programs in Livingston Parish that are growing at an accelerated rate.
Central navigated the District 4-5A season unscathed, while Live Oak managed to create some late-season momentum in league play. As a result of their strong district performances, the Lady Wildcats and Eagles claimed the largest share of the spots on the 2018 All-District 4-5A team.
Dominating one of the best districts in the state tends to yield some rewards. Which explains why most of Zachary’s starting lineup and the Broncos’ top pitchers landed on the All-District 4-5A first team that was unveiled Monday.
When his family situation changed, Greg Briggs knew it was time to follow his heart, which is something Jesse Cassard can certainly relate to.
Once you become a program that expects success – one that gets used to it on an annual basis – you realize that there are going to be familiar hurdles along the way.
WATSON -- The Livingston Parish coaches knew their teams faced an uphill climb in an effort to unseat Zachary as the District 4-5A champion.
WATSON -- Walker and Denham Springs High picked up second- and third-place finishes at the District 4-5A Track & Field Meet on Wednesday.