BRPD holding blood drive in honor of DSHS football player Remy Hidalgo Wednesday

The Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) is hosting a blood drive in honor of Remy Hildago, a Denham Springs High School football player, who died Friday, Sept. 18.

  Remembering Remy: The gentle giant off the field who was full of love

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: 30 for 30

  ‘This is not fair:’ Denham Springs football player dies following collapse at practice

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2021 induction class

LHSAA releases updated minimal guidelines for fall sports

Football players' suspension lifted after carrying thin blue line, thin red line flags onto field

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  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 2

  New Orleans Mayor: No fans at Saints games, no tailgating or second lines on city property

  High school football players begin contact drills

Silliman cancels season-opener at Oak Forest due to players in COVID-19 quarantine

  LHSAA approves high school football contact practices; moves up official kickoff date

  High school volleyball in La. gets underway

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 1

Louisiana high school football is still weeks away but teams in Mississippi have already hit the gridiron for competition and there are a few schools in the Bayou State that play within MAIS.

  La. high school football coaches share their thoughts on the start to the season

We caught up with some teams over the last few days that have been taking off Fridays waiting to find out if they’d actually see the benefit of their labor in nearly 100-degree heat indexes pay off with the chance to play.

  Bonine: ’It’s time to play football in Louisiana’

During a meeting on Friday, September 4 with the Louisiana High School Athletic Association to determine if and when high school sports would begin specifically with football.

While Louisiana waits, Mississippi goes full steam ahead with prep football games

St. Stanislaus opens their 2020 regular season against St. Martin

  Mom’s Facebook post calling for high school football to start sooner goes viral; sons fear they won’t get to play

Louisiana Attorney General: “It is time to turn on the Friday night lights”

  La. State Reps, A.G. Landry want LHSAA to start high school football in October

  LSU 2021 targets move up Rivals250 rankings

  ’A 10,000 megawatt smile’ - Kirklin a key piece to LSU’s chemistry and camaraderie

  ’His love of the game’ - LSU WR Racey McMath has evolved into the total package, says high school coach

  La. high school football coaches express concern about season status

The talk of Louisiana remaining in phase two and not moving forward is certainly unsettling to many who love high school football in this state, especially coaches, because it was essential to kick off the season in early October.

Entire HS football team in quarantine after positive virus tests in Kan.

The Blue Valley West football team is quarantining after three people associated with the program tested positive for COVID-19.

Newman’s Arch Manning ranked the No. 1 QB in the country for 2023 class

247 Sports ranks Manning the No. 5 overall prospect in the country

  Episcopal QB Dylan Mehrotra commits to UAB

Episcopal quarterback Dylan Mehrotra committed to UAB on Friday, August 15. He announced the decision on his Twitter account.

JPS cancels all sports and extracurricular activities for the Fall semester

The Jackson Public School District has announced that it will be canceling sports and extracurricular activities for the fall semester.

  Central Wildcats get new field turf

The Central Wildcats were hard at work on their practice field next to campus on Thursday, August 13, but down the road at Wildcat Stadium, the team has some fancy new “digs.”

Matthew Langlois commits to Kansas State

Catholic Point Coupee’s Matthew Langlois has committed to Kansas State. Langlois sent out the tweet on Sunday, August 9, to announce his commitment.

  LHSAA sends revised fall sports guidelines to coaches

The Louisiana High School Sports Athletic Association (LHSAA) sent a memo on Friday, August 7, to coaches outlining revised guidelines for fall sports pertaining to COVID-19.

  Former Southern baseball star hosts exhibition game to help players stay sharp

A sort of exhibition baseball game for Baton Rouge-area high schoolers, current college student-athletes, and post-college players to help them stay sharp on the diamond was held at Goldsby Field.

LHSAA schools prepare for new starting date for the regular season

The new target date is October 8th

LHSAA’s Eddie Bonine introduces ‘ambitious’ plan for 2020 football season

LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine issued a statement to member schools and media Wednesday outlining the upcoming high school football season. Week one is set to begin on October 8.

  Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10

The LHSAA is planning for an eight-game regular season

  Brusly names new basketball court after former head coach Walt Lemoine

Longtime Brusly basketball coach Walt Lemoine, who has now moved to the principal’s office, was literally speechless at a ceremony where the court now bears his name at the brand new gym.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Iberville Tigers

The East Iberville Tigers and new head coach Justin Joseph are stop No. 48 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. John Eagles

Stop No. 47 for Sportsline Summer Camp involves another trip across the Mississippi River to Plaquemine and a visit with the St. John Eagles.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Baker Buffaloes

Stop No. 46 for Sportsline Summer Camp took us to Baker for a visit with the Buffaloes, a program that made quite a jump last year.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Silliman Wildcats

Stop No. 45 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Silliman Wildcats, which play in the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS).

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Helena Hawks

The St. Helena College and Career Academy Hawks are stop No. 44 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: White Castle Bulldogs

Stop No. 43 for Sportsline Summer Camp meant a trip to Iberville Parish to visit with the White Castle Bulldogs.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Northeast Vikings

The crew rounds out Week 6 of Sportsline Summer Camp by visiting the Northeast Vikings for stop No. 42.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Belaire Bengals

The Belaire Bengals and new head coach Byron Wade are stop No. 41 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Feliciana Tigers

The East Feliciana Tigers and new head coach Darius Matthews are stop No. 40 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  ‘We have no intention of cancelling fall sports’ - LHSAA exec. dir. writes letter to parents, athletes; offers timeline for start

LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine posted a letter on Wednesday, July 22, intended to let parents and athletes know the association is committed to fall sports.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Livonia Wildcats

Stop No. 39 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Livonia Wildcats and new head coach Josh Laborde, the former defensive coordinator at West Feliciana.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Christian Lions

The Ascension Christian Lions are stop No. 38 for Sportsline Summer Camp. Head coach Josh Puryear is entering his eighth season at the helm of the program.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Mentorship Sharks

The Mentorship Sharks are stop No. 37 for Sportsline Summer Camp. Head coach Keith Woods is going into his third year with the team.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Tara Trojans

Stop No. 36 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Tara Trojans. Hansoni Holland has taken over as head coach.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: West Feliciana Saints

The West Feliciana Saints are stop No. 35 for Sportsline Summer Camp. It’s a new era in St. Francisville as Hudson Fuller takes over as the team’s head coach.

  Darry Beckwith plans free Zoom meetings to help high school athletes off the field

Through his foundation, former Parkview and LSU star linebacker Darry Beckwith is bringing support to south Louisiana high school student-athletes.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Albany Hornets

Stop No. 34 for Sportsline Summer Camp and our tour across high school football in south Louisiana is with the Albany Hornets.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Donaldsonville Tigers

The Donaldsonville Tigers are stop No. 33 for Sportsline Summer Camp. The Tigers are a consistent playoff team but working to take the next step as a program.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Brusly Panthers

The Brusly Panthers are stop No. 32 for Sportsline Summer Camp as part of our tour around south Louisiana high school football.

Defensive lineman Jameian Buxton pulls in LSU offer at 14-years old

Buxton will be a sophomore this fall at Thibodaux High

  La. must flatten the curve again for high school sports to start

Though the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) says it has no plans to cancel sports seasons this fall, a string of bad weeks in the state’s fight against the coronavirus may force schools to delay or cancel some games.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Slaughter Community Charter Knights

Stop No. 31 for Sportsline Summer Camp involved a trip off LA 19 north of Zachary for a visit with the Slaughter Community Charter Knights.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Southern Lab Kittens

Stop No. 30 for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Southern Lab Kittens and head coach Darrell Asberry.

  LHSAA clarifies ‘Phase Four’ statement regarding high school football

LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine provides some much needed clarification on his phase four, while St. James head coach Robert Valdez explains what needs to happen for football to be possible this fall.

MHSAA votes to delay fall sports by 2 weeks

High school football games in Mississippi will now start in September.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets

The Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets are stop No. 29 for Sportsline Summer Camp. Star player Matthew Langlois continues to attract big-time attention from college football recruiters.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Lutcher Bulldogs

Stop No. 28 for Sportsline Summer Camp takes us to one of the most tradition-rich programs in the state of Louisiana - the Lutcher Bulldogs.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Springfield Bulldogs

The crew headed down I-12 to Springfield High School for stop No. 27 of Sportsline Summer Camp. It’s been a struggle at Springfield for some time now.

  McKinley shuts down workouts after new player tests positive for COVID-19

The McKinley Panthers football program is shutting down summer workouts for 10 days after a player new to the team tested positive for COVID-19.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Port Allen Pelicans

Sportsline Summer Camp visited the Port Allen Pelicans for stop No. 26, and coming off a 5-5 season, 2020 could be pivotal for this team.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

Stop No. 25 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs, as we continue our tour of south Louisiana high school football teams.

Louisiana governor, lawmakers oppose canceling school sports

Gov. John Bel Edwards and a majority of state House members oppose a state senator’s call for the cancellation of public school athletics this fall despite Louisiana’s surging coronavirus outbreak.

  LHSAA says it is fully committed to fall sports

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) released an updated statement on Wednesday, July 8, about fall sports related to COVID-19. The LHSAA said it is fully committed to the safe return of fall sports.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Woodlawn Panthers

Stop No. 24 for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Woodlawn Panthers, a team working hard to improve on its 2019 campaign.

BESE reviewing letter from Sen. Cleo Fields calling for cancelation of K-12 athletic activities

Officials with the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) say they are reviewing a letter from State Sen. Cleo Fields (D-Baton Rouge) which called for all athletic activities to be canceled for K through 12 public schools through December due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Walker Wildcats

The Walker Wildcats are stop No. 23 for Sportsline Summer Camp. Head coach Chad Mahaffey is in his second season with the team.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Amant Gators

St. Amant is stop No. 22 Sportsline Summer Camp as the Gators kick off week four of our tour around south Louisiana high school football.

  Senator asks for ban on school sports through fall

A Louisiana state senator has called for all athletic activities to be cancelled for K through 12 public schools in Louisiana through December because of COVID-19.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: U-High Cubs

Stop No. 21 to finish up three weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp is with the U-High Cubs, a program that’s no stranger to winning state championships and cranking out big-time college talent.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. James Wildcats

Stop No. 20 for our 2020 Sportsline Summer Camp is a special one. Robert Valdez and his St. James Wildcats ended a 40-year wait with last year’s perfect season and 2019 Class 3A state championship.

Jennings RB Trevor Etienne picks up offer from Clemson

Following a monster sophomore season, Jennings running back Trevor Etienne has seen his recruitment pick up steam. On Saturday he announced that he received an offer from the Clemson Tigers.

  Zachary WR Chris Hilton talks about why he committed to LSU

Zachary wide receiver Chris Hilton said he's had LSU on his mind since having a Zoom call about a month ago with Tigers' wide receivers/asst. head coach Mickey Joseph.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Scotlandville Hornets

The Scotlandville Hornets are stop No. 18 for Sportsline Summer Camp. It’s year two of the Lester Ricard era.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Plaquemine Green Devils

Stop No. 17 for Sportsline Summer Camp is with the Plaquemine Green Devils on Thursday, July 2, which is a special day for head coach Paul Distefano. The 9Sports team would like to wish Distefano a very happy birthday.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Parkview Baptist Eagles

Our 16th visit on the tour around high school football in south Louisiana for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Parkview Baptist Eagles.