WALKER – Walker wide receiver/return specialist Jalen Cook could only smile at the thought of what his game could have looked like in Friday’s 39-13 District 4-5A victory over Denham Springs.
WALKER - The Walker Wildcats showed they could bounce back strong. The next assignment is to finish strong.
WALKER – Keondre Brown had conditioned himself for the time away from the playing field on Friday nights.
WALKER – Even with a pair of state-playoff appearances under his belt, Walker middle linebacker Cade Seymour said the ramifications surrounding this week have pushed Friday’s 7 p.m. game at Zachary to another level of anticipation.
WALKER – One of the byproducts of playing from ahead and building comfortable leads is the ability to experiment with both alignments and personnel.
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.
WALKER – Prior to this season, Walker senior Ke’Andre Ventress twice went through undefeated starts through the first four weeks of the season.
BATON ROUGE – Walker High senior Jered Poland continued leaving his mark on the record book by setting a school record and qualifying for the Div. I-5A state Swim Meet last weekend.
WALKER – There are a couple of metrics Walker interim football coach Cecil Thomas uses to determine the success of a starting quarterback, something he doesn’t measure just tangibly in passing yards alone.
WALKER -- Walker picked its second win of the season, sweeping Mentorship Academy, 25-6, 25-21, and 25-9, and Anna Ferrand had plenty to do with Tuesday's victory.
WALKER – Moments after his first practice Monday as the team’s new interim football coach, Walker High’s Cecil Thomas was asked by an assistant coach whether he wanted to move into a larger office across the hall.
Second-year Walker High football coach Lester Ricard resigned his position at the school Monday, he said.
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.
BATON ROUGE – The Walker Wildcats were going to have enough on their hands with a muddy field, a slippery ball and undefeated Broadmoor on the road.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The thought of his status as a school record holder in two events and an All-Metro selection in the 100-breaststroke would have been enough for Walker senior Trey Poland to enjoy a hearty laugh.
DUTCHTOWN – Walker wide receiver Brian Thomas managed to set the bar high for himself one game into his varsity career.
During the time when he was an assistant at East St. John, Bill Conides got a front-row seat to one of the state’s best Class 5A districts.
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.
WALKER – Walker showed flashes of the team it wants to become this season in Friday’s jamboree against Catholic High, and the Wildcats showed there’s still some work to be done heading next week’s season opener.
BATON ROUGE – Walker freshman Reese Patten said she typified her teammates’ approach to the start of Wednesday’s Woodlawn High Jamboree.
Scrimmages may not count for much in the grand scheme of things, but they can certainly have a carry-over value.
LAFAYETTE – When LSU extended a scholarship offer in the summer to Walker wide receiver Brian Thomas, the overture may have raised some eyebrows considering Thomas had never played a down of varsity football.
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.
Walker’s volleyball team is a doing a reset of sorts this season following a disappointing 5-25 season a year ago.
Walker High senior Tiara Young has officially pushed her recruiting process from idle into overdrive.
It’s not often all three of Livingston Parish’s Class 5A teams qualify for postseason play in the same season.
Walker went 4-0 in Metro League baseball action posting a a pair of one-run wins over All Star Blue and Louisiana All Stars and two more victories over Louisiana All Stars.