The three Livingston Parish schools produced a total of 12 first-team selections on the 2018 All-District 4-5A football team.
BATON ROUGE – It took Scotlandville High nearly the entire first half to find its offensive rhythm, but once it did there was no holding the Hornets back Tuesday night at Catholic High’s Thanksgiving Shootout.
DENHAM SPRINGS - For the second week in a row, Denham Springs found themselves down at halftime. For the second week in a row, the Yellow Jackets demonstrated tremendous poise and confidence to come back in the second half.
BATON ROUGE - Going into halftime, Scotlandville was clinging to a narrow one-touchdown lead over Live Oak.
SCOTLANDVILLE -- Walker took advantage of turnover luck and big plays to dispatch Scotlandville for the first time in school history, 50-22, in District 4-5A action.
BATON ROUGE - Baby Ray is a term best left for maternity wards and barbecue sauce, but, in a pinch, it could also be a fitting description for Scotlandville High senior linebacker Jimyon Profit.
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.
Scotlandville’s first-year football coach Jules Sullen isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel at one of the best Baton Rouge-area programs of recent years.
BATON ROUGE – Scotlandville High has lost only four games the last three seasons, and, including a trip to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in 2016 for the Division I championship game, it has made deep playoff runs.
BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville coach Jules Sullen knows he’s in a very enviable position among first-year coach, inheriting a program that won 65 games in its previous five seasons.
ZACHARY -- Zachary was without its starting quarterback Keilon Brown for half of Wednesday’s 7-on-7 games, but the Broncos shined on both sides of the ball regardless.The Broncos combined to throw for 681 yards on 46 of 85 passing in four games against Broadmoor, Woodlawn, Dutchtown and Dist…
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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.
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.
Standing a foot taller than many of his classmates, and with hands larger than most youth baseball gloves, Destin Dotson walks through the halls of Scotlandville High eager for the day he walks to the mound at a college stadium.
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.
WATSON – It’s safe to say Sean Burrell had plenty to do with Zachary’s success at the District 4-5A Track and Field Meet on Wednesday at Live Oak.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- With the playoffs knocking on the door, Denham Springs High seems to have rediscovered some mojo.
BATON ROUGE -- Putting the ball in play was a major challenge for both Walker and Scotlandville on Monday. When the Wildcats did make contact, though, they made the most of those opportunities and the Hornets never did.
BATON ROUGE -- Live Oak’s offense worked out some frustration, got some help from a Scotlandville defense that unraveled and made a loud statement with a 23-0 romp on Tuesday to start the second round of District 4-5A play.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Most of Chris Courville’s senior season for Denham Springs High has been a rocky ride, with a few smooth stretches lately, but far too many dips and ditches thrown in.
WALKER -- Two games of missed chances left Walker frustrated. Worse, the Wildcats back-to-back losses to start the District 4-5A season quickly put them behind the 8-ball in the scramble for a playoff spot. So taking on a Scotlandville team equally as desperate on Tuesday created another opp…
BATON ROUGE -- Over the course of a baseball season the challenges facing a team can come in a variety of ways.
WATSON – Live Oak cruised to a 12-2 run rule victory over Scotlandville to open District 4-5A play on Wednesday.
Teams build a schedule designed to prepare for what they might encounter come playoff time. For District 4-5A teams, the 10-game grind that closes the regular season out is a built-in litmus test that stretches over three weeks.