FRANKLINTON – For a scrimmage, Live Oak’s football team got to see a little bit of everything Thursday.
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.
ZACHARY – Zachary three-star defensive back Tyler Judson feels like he’s got a good sense of humor, and following an unofficial visit to Ole Miss in June, he decided to unleash some of it on his unsuspecting parents.
WATSON – The next time Live Oak’s Brian Smith makes a trip to the doctor for testing of the colon cancer that first struck nearly two years ago, it will also coincide with a significant day for the school’s fourth-year defensive coordinator.
It’s not often all three of Livingston Parish’s Class 5A teams qualify for postseason play in the same season.
Zachary High and Central High finished at opposite ends of the Class 5A playoffs last season, but the schools will begin their 2018 quest for distinction with several factors in common.
CENTRAL - For Central High senior Jacoby Putman, the coming football season is a chance for him to provide leadership on the field and off.
WATSON – There seemed to be a growing sense of urgency the longer Live Oak senior safety Eli Johnson belabored the point about his college future.
DENHAM SPRINGS – There was a time, when after repeated setbacks during the 2017 season, Davion Nassri was pushed beyond frustration and into tears.
BATON ROUGE - Scotlandville coach Jules Sullen knows he’s in a very enviable position among first-year coach, inheriting a program that won 65 games in its previous five seasons.
DENHAM SPRINGS - Denham Springs’ senior wide receiver DJ Williams understands the rebuilding process of a football program.
ZACHARY – Two of the biggest reasons that contributed to Zachary wide receiver Chandler Whitfield’s recent commitment to Nicholls State revolved around two central factors.
WATSON – It was the kind of start to their respective 7-on-7 season finales that Live Oak and Walker both wanted.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Denham Springs High went for broke on the first play of Wednesday’s 7-on-7 football league action against St. Helena.
ZACHARY – Zachary’s Keilon Brown has the chance to do something unique: start all four years at quarterback in the highest classification Louisiana has to offer.
WATSON - Live Oak coach Brett Beard was none too pleased with how the Eagles started Wednesday’s 7-on-7 passing league, but the end results are hard to argue.
ZACHARY -- Zachary was without its starting quarterback Keilon Brown for half of Wednesday’s 7-on-7 games, but the Broncos shined on both sides of the ball regardless.The Broncos combined to throw for 681 yards on 46 of 85 passing in four games against Broadmoor, Woodlawn, Dutchtown and Dist…
DENHAM SPRINGS -– Those hoping to catch a glimpse of Denham Springs’ No. 1 units against Walker’s will have to wait until the regular season.
WALKER -– The season doesn’t start for a couple of months, but Christian Ard certainly did his part to set himself apart in the competition for the Wildcats’ starting quarterback job.
WATSON – Going into the 2018 season, Live Oak plans to display take advantage of throwing ability of quarterback Sal Palermo to enhance its traditional triple-option attack.
WALKER -- Walker football coach Lester Ricard sees his junior two-sport standout Jalen Cook as a potential reprisal of a similar multi-sport standout athlete from back in his own high school days.
Bossier Parish Schools will pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit involving a South Louisiana football coach who was handcuffed and removed from the field before a game at Parkway High School in 2012.
To the folks who passionately root for District 4-5A teams and & Louisiana: In a quick and easy pair of words, thank you.
Program fixtures such as running back Tyre Golmond -- the school’s career rushing leader -- and defensive cornerstone Kaleb Pipes have graduated.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- It's only a spring scrimmage, but Walker has plenty to build on following its meeting with Wayne County, Miss., last Friday.
WATSON -- As memorable of a ride as it was to the Class 5A state quarterfinals last fall, Live Oak looked to turn the page this spring, which culminated Saturday with a spring game against East Ascension on Saturday.
It was late afternoon on the third and day of the 2018 NFL Draft when the agent representing Tevin Lawson received a call from the Los Angeles Chargers.
The Zachary Athletic Department's annual four-person scramble golf tournament to benefit Zachary athletics will be played at Copper Mill on Monday, April 2.
NEW ORLEANS -- Zachary concluded the 2017 high school football season Saturday in emphatic fashion against Hahnville and in the process made a strong case that it has climbed to elite status in Louisiana.
ZACHARY -- Two years ago after his team captured the school’s first Class 5A state championship, Zachary coach David Brewerton said there was a distinct sound emanating throughout the state.