WALKER – Ordinarily it’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment Lane Thomas got the rare chance to experience a second time.
SCOTT – With three opportunities this season to get a look at teams with past Class 5A state championship pedigree, Walker High came away feeling Friday it may have run into the very best team.
ZACHARY – When Walker High’s Brian Thomas launched his 6-foot-4 frame to block a potential game-sealing field goal, the Wildcats found new life trailing by a touchdown with less than two minutes to play.
WALKER – Before the season began, Walker coach Chad Mahaffey believed his team was capable of winning all of its district games.
WALKER – Walker High’s volleyball team found three distinctively different ways to win each set and conversely sweep Ascension Christian on Tuesday in the team’s next-to-last regular season match.
CENTRAL – Should Walker High go on to close out a remarkable run to the District 4-5A championship, the Wildcats will look back favorably at Friday’s come-from-behind 26-24 victory over previously undefeated Central.
WALKER – When the effects of Live Oak’s 17-play, 99-yard drive that resulted in a first-quarter touchdown had worn off, Walker High linebacker Zach Lacour believed the Wildcats defensive unit came to a quick understanding.
WALKER – What were the odds that senior Roger Brooks would be his team’s second leading tackler this season and rank in a tie for seventh in the parish?
WATSON – Live Oak’s defense did its best to hold Walker High wide receiver Brian Thomas to a series of base hits in the first half.
WALKER – Walker spent the entirety of Friday’s first half in Broadmoor’s territory and ultimately in the Buccaneers' end zone, turning homecoming into a happy occasion.
WALKER – While his father, Walker High’s first-year defensive coordinator Chris Womack toiled in his office after spring practice, senior-to-be Aubrey Womack slowly went through the introductory process with his soon-to-be new teammates.
One of the driving forces in Lane Thomas’ initial recruiting process – a key reason in his decision to sign with Southeastern Louisiana out of Walker High School – was pitching coach Daniel Latham.
NEW ORLEANS – This time there would be no denying Brian Thomas, Demetri Wright and the rest of the Walker Wildcats Friday night.
WALKER – Walker High running back Demetri Wright’s a part of the team’s senior class that still remembers the team’s last trip to face Landry-Walker at Behrman Stadium.
WALKER - Propelled by a furious rally in the second set, Walker swept Loranger 26-24, 27-25, 25-16 in a nondistrict match Wednesday.
MANDEVILLE – After opening the season with a win over Madison Prep two weeks ago, Walker was hoping success would continue throughout the season.
WALKER – Walker High senior Keondre Brown said it felt peculiar standing on the sideline when the call came for the Wildcats' first-team defense to return to the field in last week’s season-opening game with Madison Prep Academy.
WALKER – The assist from Reese Patten led to directly to Kameron Bond’s kill and with it came a postgame celebration Walker High’s volleyball team hadn’t experienced in quite some time.
BATON ROUGE – Of the first four offensive plays that Walker High ran from scrimmage, two turned disastrous, setting an ominous tone which the Wildcats never recovered from.
WALKER — There was always a routine to follow on Friday nights for Dylan Sharp and his youth league football team named the Renegades.
WALKER -- For a football program seeking its first postseason win in more than two decades, it seemed like the perfect match when Walker High hired one of the Baton Rouge’s most successful coaches.
WALKER – No, Walker wasn’t in midseason form in its scrimmage with Slidell, but first-year Wildcats coach Chad Mahaffey saw some flashes of what his team is capable of and now has a body of work against outside competition he and his coaching staff can build on heading into next week’s jamboree.
It made for a compelling Week 3 matchup last season when Walker, which led at halftime, needed a fourth-quarter rally and an interception return for a touchdown in a pulsating 40-38 victory over Slidell.
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WALKER – Before he can go about the duty of coaching his first team at Walker High, coach Chad Mahaffey said the next several days will play a pivotal role in the shaping of the team’s season.
WALKER – After sitting out a year after transferring to Walker High, Tarondia Harold saw her lone season at the school slowly eroding away.
Brenna Perez may be entering her first season as Walker High School’s girls soccer coach, but she isn’t lacking familiarity with the program after joining the Lady Cats as an assistant last season.
WALKER – She tried to prepare herself as much in advance as possible with one goal in mind.
WALKER – Walker scored a run in all five innings en route to a 10-0 mercy-rule shutout Monday in five innings of Denham Springs in Metro League action.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Things didn’t start off great for Denham Springs or Walker in Thursday’s Metro League baseball game at North Park.
BATON ROUGE -- Wednesday night's Woodlawn summer league basketball game between Walker and Lee was a tight contest throughout the first 2 ½ quarters.
WALKER – Walker and Springfield each had a mixed bag of results in the third week of Baton Rouge Metro 7-on-7 League in the Wednesday at Wildcat Stadium.
ZACHARY -- At a height of 5 feet, 5 inches, Walker pitcher Grant Edwards is used to getting overlooked, and that sums up his prep season as a sophomore.