WATSON – Denham Springs volleyball team has nearly dug itself out of an insurmountable hole to start the season.
WATSON - Live Oak continued to back up its preseason billing with dominating play, this time in a 35-0 victory over West Feliciana.
WATSON -- Live Oak didn’t waste any time getting off to a good start in District 4-II play Monday, sweeping Scotlandville 25-15, 25-21, 25-12.
BATON ROUGE – After a 43rd place showing in last year’s state cross country meet, Live Oak senior Nicholas Broderick wants to raise the bar his senior season.
WATSON - Since the spring, Live Oak coach Brett Beard emphasized that he wanted senior quarterback Sal Palermo to let the ball spin. To facilitate this he moved away from a traditional triple option attack to suit his quarterback’s skill set.
SPRINGFIELD – In listening to the opposing coaches in Thursday’s Live Oak-Springfield volleyball match, it was tough to tell who won and who lost.
WALKER - Live Oak’s season began with an emphatic exclamation point in Tuesday night’s clean sweep of Walker with a 25-18, 25-9, 25-20 victory.
Live Oak football coach Brett Beard wasn’t certain what the respond from his players would be to the program’s latest milestone.
WATSON – The way Live Oak coach Brett Beard looked at it, there was no better time than a jamboree to experiment and look at different combinations and personnel packages.
Following a mixed bag of results against Franklinton and Slidell in last week’s scrimmage, Live Oak gets one more preseason look when the Eagles host their All Automotive Group Jamboree, Friday at 7 p.m. against Fontainebleau.
BATON ROUGE – A late surge in a second-match victory appeared to make all the difference in Live Oak’s volleyball team finishing up the Woodlawn High Jamboree in style.
FRANKLINTON – For a scrimmage, Live Oak’s football team got to see a little bit of everything Thursday.
With less than two weeks to go until the start of volleyball season, Live Oak coach Chastity Sims is still trying to whittle down her roster from a field of 30 candidates, but with five returning starters and another player who saw plenty of action, she won’t need to add many players.
The series may have been forged by their pre-existing friendship, but Denham Springs coach Bill Conides realizes there’s more to facing Gabe Fertitta of Catholic High than a reunion of former coaches.
WATSON – The next time Live Oak’s Brian Smith makes a trip to the doctor for testing of the colon cancer that first struck nearly two years ago, it will also coincide with a significant day for the school’s fourth-year defensive coordinator.
It’s not often all three of Livingston Parish’s Class 5A teams qualify for postseason play in the same season.
WATSON - After a year in which she was selected to the All-Parish first team, Live Oak’s Olivia Betz is looking to take on a larger role in 2018.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs High School shortstop Reese Smith made this eye-opening revelation about his Louisiana Knights 15U travel baseball team.
WATSON – There seemed to be a growing sense of urgency the longer Live Oak senior safety Eli Johnson belabored the point about his college future.
WATSON – Since the program’s inception a decade ago, Live Oak’s wrestling program has consistently finished as one of the top Division II programs.
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.