WALKER - The ninth-seeded Walker Wildcats began their quest for a third straight trip to the Class 5A championship game with an emphatic 80-53 win on Friday over No. 24 Central Lafourche in a first-round playoff game at Walker Gymnasium.
WALKER – The objective may not be the same, but Walker High is still chasing something in the final week of the regular season.
WALKER – From Walker High’s perspective there was a small margin for error in order to repeat the feat of last year’s monumental victory over Scotlandville.
WALKER – Not long after last Thursday’s practice, Walker High’s Jalen Cook informed his coach Anthony Schiro that his afternoon wasn’t finished.
WALKER – Walker ran its streak of dominating wins to five games Friday night with a resounding 71-36 home win over Westgate of New Iberia.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The Merry-Go-Round that’s been Walker High’s starting lineup the past two weeks got two familiar faces back on board and lost another in Tuesday’s nondistrict matchup with arch-rival Denham Springs.
After his first season together with junior wide receiver Brian Thomas, Walker High coach Chad Mahaffey can’t wait for another year together.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Little had he realized the achievement when Denham Springs High’s Brennan Amato left the field Friday at Yellow Jackets Stadium and his team holding a commanding five-goal halftime lead.
WALKER – Over a 1 ½ minute stretch of the second quarter Walker High’s Warren Young Jr. found himself in almost the exact same spot on the floor.
WALKER – In a season full of highlight-reel material, the one play by Walker High’s Brian Thomas from the 2019 season that burned the brightest in his coach’s memory was one that didn’t even include having the ball in his hands.
WATSON -- Walker's Stephanie Clark had a hat trick, pacing Walker past parish foe Live Oak in a 5-2 victory Saturday.
WALKER – With three state championships and a state runner-up finish on his coaching resume’, Walker High’s Chad Mahaffey is adept in the developmental process of a state-level program.
There’s not many times Zachary’s standout quarterback Keilon Brown has had company at one of the premier positions on the District 4-5A football team.
HOLDEN - With the curtain dropping on his final performance in the Livingston Parish Tournament, Walker High senior Jalen Cook wanted to exit with a show-stopping performance.
HOLDEN – Walker High’s played in its share of prestigious statewide tournaments, but senior guard Jalen Cook said there’s always been a soft spot in his heart for the Livingston Parish Tournament.
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.