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.
Drey Trosclair, who just finished his fourth season as head football coach at Ascension Catholic, is no longer employed by the school. The 28-year-old was asked to step down Wednesday morning after issues with administration at the school came to a head.
Kentwood’s defense held No.1 seed Oak Grove, which averaged more than 40 points a game, to just one offensive touchdown and rolled to the LHSAA Class 1A title 40-21 Thursday afternoon in the Mercedes-Benz 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.
Zachary wide receiver Chandler Whitfield played a big part in last year’s second state title in three years and was at it again Friday night against Hahnville, catching 8 passes for 212 yards and an 85-yard touchdown.
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.
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.