WALKER – Ordinarily it’s a once-in-a-lifetime moment Lane Thomas got the rare chance to experience a second time.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Veteran baseball coach Mark Carroll believes a big part of the success he envisions for his 2020 Denham Springs baseball team will be centered around the highlight of the program’s early signing period.
WATSON – One aspect of Rhett Rosevear’s game that Live Oak baseball coach Jesse Cassard believes will allow for a seamless transition for his senior shortstop to Southeastern Louisiana is a similar makeup to the Lions' head coach.
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.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- It took a while for it to happen, but LSU play-by-play commentator and Director of Radio Broadcasting Chris Blair finally got his chance to speak at the monthly meeting of the Denham Springs Athletic Association at Big Mike’s Sports Bar & Grill.
BATON ROUGE – Former Denham Springs shortstop Cade Doughty was lumped with some exclusive company by LSU coach Paul Mainieri at his annual summer press conference.
There are few, if any, people in Central who have had a connection with Central High athletics the way Leo McClure and his family have.
Some athletes are forced to choose between one sport or another as they move into higher levels of competition.
On the first day of the 4th Annual Southeastern Underclassman Shootout at Troy University, Denham Springs senior Noah Juan had a rather forgettable start.
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.
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.
The Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 5A All-State baseball and softball teams have a little bit of Denham Springs High flavor this year.
WALKER – Pitching was the difference Thursday night when St. Michael visited Walker for a Metro League baseball game.
Regardless of the magnitude of the moment, which in Cade Doughty’s case translated into relentless Major League Baseball scouts detailing his every move, the Denham Springs High senior always tried to remember one thing.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Denham Springs had to squeeze out of a tight spot in both ends of the game, but the Yellow Jackets did just enough to win Monday’s Metro League contest against Dunham 7-6.
DUTCHTOWN – Denham Springs, which lost all of a four-run lead in the sixth inning, rallied with a pair of runs and took a wild 8-7 game Wednesday from Dutchtown in Metro League action.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The magic on Walker High’s run to the final of Denham Springs Wood Bat Tournament may have run out against Catholic High in Sunday’s championship game, but it hardly spoiled the team’s journey.
DENHAM SPRINGS – It’s not much of a secret to those in the baseball world of the immense ability of Denham Springs High School’s Cade Doughty.
MOSS BLUFF – The curtain came down on Denham Springs’ 2019 season, one filled with tremendous promise, sooner than most expected.
SCOTT – It was apparent early that runs would be at a premium Saturday with Live Oak battling Acadiana High to advance in the Class 5A state baseball playoffs.
Central has been anything but the favorite to win the Class 5A baseball championship each of the past two years.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs junior pitcher Dalton Diez had three days to think about getting his first starting assignment in a postseason game.
WATSON – If this was indeed Sal Palermo’s final act at Live Oak’s Ballpark, the senior right-hander certainly deserved to take one final bow.
ZACHARY – Zachary pitchers Tanner Hall and Zack Farr combined on a two-hit shutout of District 4-5A foe Walker in an 8-0 victory Monday in a Class 5A state playoff opener at Herty Field.
CENTRAL - Despite losing a chance to move into a tie for first place in District 4-5A one day earlier, Live Oak displayed showed some resiliency in its regular-season finale at Central on Wednesday night.
WATSON – Zachary catcher Alex Milazzo hadn’t hit a home run all season. But when his team needed a run, he provided.
ZACHARY – Denham Springs coach Mark Carroll set up the situation to get out of a bases-loaded jam of a tie game in the bottom of the seventh inning against Zachary on Thursday.
WALKER – Zachary capitalized on a flurry of errors and a stellar outing from Zack Farr to defeat league-leading Walker 6-1 on Tuesday in District 4-5A play.
When Live Oak recently defeated Scotlandville in its District 4-5A baseball opener, coach Jesse Cassard recorded the 300th victory of his career.
WALKER – With the way Walker’s batting order unfolded for the bottom of the seventh inning, the Wildcats grew increasing younger with each player.
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WATSON – With the prospect of having to face a tough opponent a day earlier than scheduled Live Oak coach Jesse Cassard liked the direction his team was headed Tuesday against arch-rival Denham Springs.
DENHAM SPRINGS – The smell of hot leather was a lot closer than Denham Springs pitcher Dalton Diez would have liked.
WALKER – Everyone associated with the Walker baseball program is starting to forget about the results of the pre-district schedule.