U-High running back Mike Hollins wins 2018 Warrick Dunn Award as Sportsline Player of the Year

In one of the closest races in the 12-year history of the award, U-High running back Mike Hollins has edged out a star-studded cast of finalists to win the 2018 Warrick Dunn Award as WAFB’s Sportsline Player of the Year.

Jay Mayet resigns as Parkview Baptist head football coach

WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Amani Gilmore - Amite QB

McKinley High hires new head football coach

WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Tyrion Davis - Southern Lab RB

WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Chandler Whitfield - Zachary WR/KR

Baton Rouge area high school football players sign with universities

Continued Coverage

Trosclair out as head coach at Ascension Catholic High School after feud with administration

Sportsline Players of the Week: U-High RB Mike Hollins and Amite QB Amani Gilmore

Zachary High captures 5A state title in thrilling victory over West Monroe

U-High wins first ever back-to-back state championships in school history

Amite beats Welsh in 2A title game, 47-20

Kentwood claims 1A crown

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Zachary QB Kelion Brown & WR Chandler Whitfield

The Broncos may have the offensive weapons to not only score against West Monroe, but win.

Kentwood Kangaroos aiming for 9th state championship

The Kanagroos take on No. 1 seed Oak Grove Thursday at noon in the Class 1A State Championship game.

  Dunham’s Derek Stingley named finalist for National Player of the Year

Stingley averaged 28 yards per catch, had 27 career interceptions and recorded a 3.57 GPA.

Sportsline Throwback memories from the Superdome

U-High, Catholic and Zachary try to repeat as LHSAA Football champions this weekend, and the Cubs could make it a special anniversary celebration for Saints' assistant coach Brad Banta and his 1988 University Lab School team, which took the Class 1A title 35-6 over Haynesville.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Ascension Catholic RB Jai Williams

Playoffs Week 3 Scores: 2018

Sportsline Player of the Week: Zachary WR Chandler Whitfield

Playoffs Week 1 Scores: 2018

Sportsline Player of the Week: Parkview Athlete Dustin Philippe

Several Sportsline teams advance to LHSAA playoffs

Playoffs Week 1 Scores: 2018

Scores for the games played on Friday, November 9.

Ascension Parish authorities warn possible pranksters to ‘keep it clean and lawful’ for EA vs. St. Amant game

Halloween is not the only the time of year when pranksters try to flex their creative muscles, but also during the East Ascension vs. St. Amant game, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley.

Week 9 Scores: 2018

Scores for the games played on Thursday, October 25, and Friday, October 26.

Sportsline Player of the Week: Episcopal RB Austin Jemison

Episcopal senior running back Austin Jemison rushed for 190 yards and three touchdowns, including one for 89 yards, in the Knights' 34-14 win over the Buffaloes. The game put him over 1,200 yards for the season.

SU Lab stars, LSU commits receive All-American Bowl jerseys

Wednesday was a big day for a pair of Southern Lab Kittens.

Week 8 Scores: 2018

Scores for the games played on Thursday, October 18, and Friday, October 19.

  Adam Sandler’s stuntman recalls filming of ‘The Waterboy’

As the U-High Cubs don limited edition SCLSU Mud Dogs uniforms, U-High Dad Michael Papajohn recalls working as Adam Sandler's stunt double in the 1998 film "The Waterboy."

Sportsline Player of the Week: Zachary QB Keilon Brown

The Week 7 Sportsline Player of the Week award took us to a school that’s become a power under head coach David Brewerton and won two state championships in recent years.

UHigh stars receive All-America jerseys

UHigh stars Jordan Clark and Bryton Constantin were presented their Under Armour All-America game jerseys Wednesday afternoon.

U-High to become fictional Mud Dogs team from ‘The Waterboy’ for film’s 20th anniversary

The University High football team has partnered with the athletic apparel company Adidas to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the 1998 film “The Waterboy.”

Week 7 Scores: 2018

Scores for the games played on Thursday, October 11, and Friday, October 12.

Couple donates $62k to McKinley High athletics department

The administration, faculty, staff, and students at McKinley High School are thanking a very generous couple after they donated tens of thousands of dollars to the school’s athletics department.

Week 6 Scores: 2018

Scores for the games played on Thursday, October 4, and Friday, October 5.

Sportsline Player of the Week: UHigh RB Mike Hollins

Defending Division II champion UHigh continues to roll through its 2018 schedule and with the win over Zachary last Friday, the Cubs are now on an 18-game winning streak dating back to last season.

Week 5 Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played

2018 SportslineTBT - Week 5

During the fifth week of Sportsline Throwback Thursday in 2018, we take you around the area for games featuring East Ascension, Dutchtown, Redemptorist, St. Amant, Lutcher, E.D. White, St. James, and Donaldsonville.

Sportsline Players of the Week: Catholic’s O-Line and RB Joshua Parker

9Sports is proud to honor the Catholic High offensive line and running back Joshua Parker as Sportsline Players of the Week.

Week 4 Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played Thursday September 20, and Friday September 21.

Sportsline Player of the Week: Ascension Catholic RB Jai Williams

The Week 3 Sportsline Player of the Week award took us to Donaldsonville and the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs. Junior running back Jai Williams was leaned on early and often, which resulted in record-setting numbers.

Week 3 Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played Thursday, September 13 and Friday, September 14.

2018 SportslineTBT - Week 3

During the third week of Sportsline Throwback Thursday in 2018, we take you all around the area for games featuring Albany, Amite, Franklinton, Independence, St. Helena Central, Springfield, and Redemptorist.

LHSAA reduces sanctions against McKinley High

A spokeswoman with the East Baton Rouge Parish School System said the LHSAA has ruled to reinstate the eligibility of five student-athletes, reduce the two-year ban to one year, and reduce the $41,000 by 50 percent following an appeal by the EBRSS.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Ponchatoula QB TJ Finley

Ponchatoula junior quarterback TJ Finley is our Sportsline Player of the Week. He put up amazing number in a 64-63 win over Denham Springs.

Week 2 Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played Thursday August 30 and Friday August 31 2018.

2018 SportslineTBT - Week 2

During the second week of Sportsline Throwback Thursday in 2018, we take you all around the area for games featuring Lutcher, Patterson, Zachary, Catholic, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Capitol, Independence, Amite, and Southern Lab.

Sportsline Players of the Week: Walker WR Brian Thomas and Springfield RB John’L Fryson

Right between Baton Rouge and Hammond, you can find our first two invitations to this year’s Warrick Dunn banquet.

Week 1 Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played Thursday August 30 and Friday August 31 2018.

Dunham HS kicker with prosthetic legs proving anyone can tackle obstacles

When life hands one an obstacle many strive to tackle it. But what if that so called obstacle was really your main motivator?

2018 SportslineTBT - Week 1

During the first week of Sportsline Throwback Thursday in 2018, we take you all around the area for games featuring McKinley, Tara, Catholic, St. Amant, U-High, Woodlawn, Central, Southern Lab, and Plaquemine.

Jamboree Scores: 2018

Here are the final scores for games played Thursday, August 23 and Friday, August 24, 2017.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Amite Warriors

The team that ended LSU linebacker Devin White's high school and running back career at North Webster, the Amite Warriors, are the No. 62 and final team preview for this year's Sportsline Summer Camp.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Ascension Christian Lions

Sportsline Summer Camp is wrapping up with Amite and Ascension Christian.  The Lions are coming off a 7-3 season but didn't play for district honors or earn a playoff berth.

Sportsline Summer Camp: East Iberville Tigers

The East Iberville Tigers were the subject of Tuesday night's Sportsline Summer Camp. Head coach Ron Lejeune is entering his second year after a great debut with a program that has typically struggled badly.

Sportsline Summer Camp: White Castle Bulldogs

Sportsline Friday Nite debuts Friday with the jamboree edition and with that in mind, we have just a few more teams to preview on Sportsline Summer Camp.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Kentwood Kangaroos

The first Sportsline show is this week, but the Sportsline Summer Camp continued Saturday with a stop under the water tower for a preview of the Kentwood Kangaroos.

Sportsline Summer Camp: St. Thomas Aquinas Falcons

Friday night's Sportsline Summer Camp took a look at the St. Thomas Aquinas Falcons, which went 6-4 in the regular season.  Their signature win was a 24-20 final against the Amite Warriors in week 10.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Loranger Wolves

Sportsline Summer Camp has just seven more stops before jamborees, but the Loranger Wolves were at McKinley in Baton Rouge for a scrimmage Thursday night.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Independence Tigers

Independence is under new leadership for the first time in many years, as Scott Shaffett replaces Keith Corona heading into this season. The Tigers were 6-5 last year and Shaffett is already making his mark on the school.

  Sportsline Summer Camp: St. Charles Catholic Comets

The team that plays LSU running back Nick Brossette's alma mater, U-High, every year in its fall scrimmage, including this Thursday, is St. Charles Catholic, which was stop No. 54 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

Sportsline Summer Camp: McKinley Panthers

Monday night's Sportsline Summer Camp visited with McKinley High, a school that has certainly dealt with a ton of adversity and turmoil in recent months.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Centreville Tigers

Sportsline Summer Camp stop No. 52 took us to Centreville Academy. There's definitely excitement in the air with the Tigers coming off a 10-3 season with 15 starters back.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets

High school football had some jamborees Friday night and on Sportsline Summer Camp - Beauvais, Carriere, and Fuselier may sound like a Cajun law firm - but it's actually the three seniors Catholic Pointe Coupee lost after last season.  

Sportsline Summer Camp: Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

Sportsline Summer Camp took the crew to Donaldsonville on Thursday to visit with the Bulldogs of Ascension Catholic. The Bulldogs had a magical year a season ago.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Capitol Lions

Wednesday night was team preview No. 49 for Sportsline Summer Camp and the crew traveled just down the road, where Capitol is under new leadership and hoping to turn the program in the right direction.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Silliman Wildcats

For Silliman, losses and injuries in the offensive line are evident early, but with experienced running back Jack Jackson picking up chunks of yardage, the Wildcats showed they've got potential on offense.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Riverside Rebels

Monday night's Sportsline Summer Camp visited with one of the area's traditional powerhouses, the Riverside Rebels. In 2016, the Rebels were state champions. Last season, Riverside reached the Division III semifinals.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Dunham Tigers

Neil Weiner and his Dunham Tigers were the featured Sportsline Summer Camp on Saturday to start what they hope will be another memorable season like the one they had in 2017.

Sportsline Summer Camp: East Feliciana Tigers

Finally, on Friday, Sportsline Summer Camp stopped off in Clinton to learn one of the keys to East Feliciana's season.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Belaire Bengals

Sportsline Friday Nite makes its 2018 debut in less than three weeks with our Jamboree edition, but our Sportsline Summer Camp features continued Thursday night with a look at the Belaire Bengals.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Brusly Panthers

Sportsline Summer Camp stopped across the Mississippi River in Brusly, where the Panthers begin year two with head coach Hoff Schooler.

Sportsline Summer Camp: St. James Wildcats

Sportsline Summer Camp moved from Lutcher on Monday to parish rival St James on Tuesday.  Head coach Robert Valdez lost his defensive line and all his receivers off last year's 3A quarterfinalist team.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Lutcher Bulldogs

Sportsline Summer Camp is headed down the home stretch with less than four weeks to go. Preview No. 41 is Dwain Jenkins and his Lutcher Bulldogs, which missed out on a trip to the Superdome in Class 4A last year, after winning back-to-back titles in 3A in 2015 and 2016.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Southern Lab Kittens

Two years ago, Southern Lab claimed a state championship in the Superdome, but now they've been dealing with losing that title and their coach and being forced to sit out last year's playoffs for rules violations.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Plaquemine Green Devils

Sportsline Summer Camp was back in Plaquemine on Friday, just like the team was on Wednesday. Only this time, it was for Paul Distefano's Green Devils, which are coming off an 8-2 season despite a rash of four quarterback injuries.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Central Wildcats

He was the NFL's high school coach of the year at Redemptorist, but now, Sid Edwards is celebrating a dozen years with the Central Wildcats, the subject of Thursday night's Sportsline Summer Camp.

Sportsline Summer Camp: St. John Eagles

As of Tuesday, Sportsline Summer Camp had covered 36 teams, with 26 to go heading to Plaquemine on Wednesday for a preview of the St John Eagles.

Sportsline Summer Camp: St. Michael Warriors

St. Michael was the subject of our Sportsline Summer Camp series Tuesday night. The Warriors will play up to four players on both sides of the ball to make up for their lack of depth.

Sportsline Summer Camp: Church Academy Crusaders

Monday night's Sportsline Summer Camp took the 9Sports team to Church Academy for a visit with the Crusaders.