WALKER - Central forced the issue from whistle to whistle in its 3-0 defeat of Walker on Thursday, moving the ball nearly at will and stopping the Wildcats’ attacks before they could develop.
MAUREPAS – First-year Denham Springs girls basketball coach Blake Zito will have more than two months to savor Saturday’s championship of the Livingston Parish Tournament.
MAUREPAS –There were some areas in particular of a 21-point halftime lead that Walker boys basketball coach Anthony Schiro didn’t like in Friday’s game with Doyle in the semifinals of the Livingston Parish Tournament.
WATSON – After an entertaining start to the match, Live Oak used a world-class goal from Darshandee Singh to pull ahead of parish foe Walker 4-0 with the help of three late goals.
WALKER – A day after having to withstand a serious charge in a one-point win over Fontainebleau, Walker’s girls were once again pushed to the brink of their first defeat of the season.
PONCHATOULA – It’s been more than eight months since Walker’s boys basketball team walked off the floor at McNeese State’s Burton Coliseum with the school’s first Class 5A state championship.
LAFAYETTE - Hannah Jones admits she was concerned at first just how the players on the Walker girls basketball team would react to the one-year suspension of their head coach, Korey Arnold, Nov. 16 due to alleged recruiting violations.
WALKER – Tiara Young may be headed to LSU to play basketball, but she channeled her inner-Ed Orgeron at her signing ceremony Friday.
WALKER – Walker safety Calvin Watson recalled walking out for the team’s pregame warm-ups where he first experienced an atmosphere unlike any other.
There wasn’t a need for Cecil Thomas to put on a coat and tie, update his resume’ and conduct an interview to become Walker High’s permanent head football coach.
CENTRAL – The sudden shifts in momentum, where the Wildcats' previous games had changed on a dime, didn’t quite materialize the same they had for the majority of Walker's season.
WALKER – Long before he returned punts for touchdowns in each of his last two games, Walker High’s Jalen Cook pictured the exact scenario playing out before he ever stepped foot onto the field at Wildcat Stadium.
Senior defensive lineman Jerome Wilson said Walker High has a 24-hour rule, savoring the wins and dealing with the setbacks within that time frame, not allowing either to linger thereafter.
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.