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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
There's nowhere to go but up for the Class 3A Cowboys of Jewel Sumner. The team was 0-9 before a week 10 victory over a 2A Capitol that was 0-10 and didn't score in more than half of the games they lost.
It's been a rough couple seasons for the Springfield Bulldogs, but with six returning starters on offense and defense, including two-way player John L. Fryson, this could be the year things begin to shift.
The St. Amant Gators were the subject of our Sportsline Summer Camp series Friday night and they're tasked with replacing Warrick Dunn Award finalist Cade Nelson in the backfield and breaking in a new quarterback.
East Ascension head coach Darnell Lee is entering his third season with the Spartans and looking to take the next step with his alma mater after a down to the wire second round loss to Live Oak last season.
The Zachary Broncos are gunning for their third state championship in four years. Head coach David Brewerton has certainly transformed the program into a power, just as he did with the Livonia Wildcats.
Sportsline Summer Camp recently visited with Central Private and new coach Robbie Mahfouz, who's coached 33 years at LHSAA schools and will lead the Rebels into that association after they play this year, their last in the MAIS.
Daniel Luquette is entering his fourth year as the Woodlawn Panthers' head coach, having made the playoffs the previous three seasons, but never making it past the first round and never hosting a postseason game.
Parkview Baptist head coach Jay Mayet said his Eagles will rely on a strong senior class as they try to make another run at a Superdome appearance, after falling short for the first time in four years.
Livonia Wildcats head coach Marc Brown says a full off-season under his leadership and a hungry group of 16 seniors will make his team far better than last year's 3-7 squad that missed out on the Class 4A playoffs.
After five years under the leadership of Mike Roach, the Madison Prep Chargers are stepping into the next chapter of their still relatively young football program history with new head coach Landry Williams.
New Mentorship Academy head coach Keith Woods says he hopes to lay a solid foundation for his young Sharks this season, after taking over a program that has just one victory in 35 varsity games spanning the program's first six years.
The crowd in Denham Springs is always raucous on Friday nights in the fall and our Sportsline Summer Camp series continued Thursday with those Yellow Jackets, which are coming off a 6-4 season in 2017 under head coach Bill Conides.
The coach of Wednesday night's Sportsline Summer Camp team once signed to play quarterback at LSU and said his Walker Wildcats have a defensive back he thinks Ed Orgeron will offer before we get to National Signing Day.