U-High vs Dunham

No. 2 Dunham (Div. II) hosted No. 1 U-High (Div. III) on Friday, Jan. 15.

  Walker hosts Catholic in soccer and basketball

  Port Allen beats Liberty, 75-69

U-High S Jardin Gilbert commits to Texas A&M

  Madison Prep claims first-ever football state title with 50-0 win over Union Parish in LHSAA Class 3A Championship

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Madison Prep QB Zeon Chriss

  Carencro ends Karr’s chances for a 5-peat of state titles

Continued Coverage

  PREVIEW: Madison Prep makes final tweaks before Class 3A Championship

  De La Salle comes up just short against St. Thomas More in Div. II title game

  St. Charles Catholic comes up just short against Lafayette Christian in LHSAA Div. III Championship

  Catholic wins 2020 Div. I Championship

  PREVIEW: Madison Prep faces Union Parish in Class 3A Championship

  SPORTSLINE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: East Iberville A Jaden Williams and OL/DL J’Quinn Williams

  PREVIEW: Catholic takes on C.E. Byrd in Div. I Championship

The Catholic Bears will face C.E. Byrd on Sunday, Dec. 27 on the campus of Northwestern State at 6 p.m. for the Division I Championship.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Playoffs - Semifinals Scoreboard

It’s the final step before a trip up to Natchitoches to compete for a state championship on the campus of Northwestern State University.

  South La. high school athletes decide their futures on National Signing Day

Several south Louisiana high school athletes in multiple sports signed their letters of intent to compete at the next level.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Catholic (BR) WR Shelton Sampson

Catholic (BR) wide receiver Shelton Sampson had the best game of his young high school career against Brother Martin and has been named the Sportsline Player of the Week.

  Dates and times set for LHSAA championship games

  St. Michael’s track and field athlete Rebecca Quebedeaux signs with La. Tech

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Playoffs - 3rd Round Scoreboard

  High School football in a bubble; the lengths some schools are going to preserve playoff runs

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Zachary RB Connor Wisham

  LHSAA 2020 Football Prep Classic to be played at Northwestern State University

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE Playoffs - 2nd Round Scoreboard

The 2020 Louisiana high school football season has reached the second round of the playoffs and several Sportsline area teams are still in the mix.

  Texas prep football player attacks referee, charged with assault

Senior defensive lineman Emmanuel Duron of Edinburg High School came running from the sideline area after the referee announced the ejection, slamming into the official during the first half of the zone play-in game against Pharr-San Juan-Alamo.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Istrouma RB Le’Veon Moss

Istrouma running back Le’Veon Moss rushed for 265 yards and five touchdowns on 18 carries to lead the Indians to a 47-31 win over Pearl River.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Playoffs - 1st Round Scoreboard

It’s essentially the start of a new season as Louisiana football teams enter the first round of the playoffs and the “one and done” scenario.

‘URGENT’ - LHSAA issues new capacity, mask, social distancing mandates at high school games; warns of fines for non-compliance

In a memo to member schools, LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine emphasized urgency in following COVID-19 mitigation measures at high school athletic events and warned of fines and other penalties for failure to comply.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Episcopal RB Oliver Jack

Episcopal senior running back Oliver Jack ran for 186 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-18 win over Port Allen. His performance was good enough to earn him this week's Sportsline Player of the Week award.

LHSAA releases 2020 football playoff brackets

The regular season for Louisiana high school football has ended and it is now time for the playoffs, meaning the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) unveiling the playoff matchups for the classes and divisions.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 8 Scoreboard

Some high school football teams in Louisiana will take the field for the final time in 2020 for the eighth game of this shortened regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith, native of Amite, La., breaks SEC receiving TD record

Alabama senior wide receiver DeVonta Smith, a native of Amite, La., set a new SEC record for touchdown receptions Saturday, Nov. 21 against Kentucky.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Madison Prep QB Zeon Chriss

It is the last week for the 2020 Louisiana high school football season and the unveiling of Madison Prep quarterback Zeon Chriss as the ninth Sportsline Player of the Week.

  Trio at Liberty Magnet sign letters of intent for colleges

Three student-athletes at Liberty Magnet in Baton Rouge signed letters of intent Tuesday, Nov. 21 to continue to play sports in college.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 7 Scoreboard

It’s the second-to-last week of the regular season of Louisiana high school football for 2020, a year most people won’t forget anytime soon.

Levi Lewis throws 3 TDs to lead No. 25 Louisiana-Lafayette past South Alabama

Quarterback Levi Lewis of Scotlandville led No. 25 Louisiana-Lafayette to a dominating win over South Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 14.

  Local high school football games canceled amid coronavirus outbreaks

Local high school games are taking a hit as 15 games were canceled this weekend.

Fans will need to purchase tickets ahead of tonight’s 5A matchup between Acadiana at Catholic

Fans who plan to attend tonight’s highly anticipated matchup between the Acadiana Rams at the Catholic High Bears will need to purchase tickets online before the tonight’s game.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: West Feliciana WR Aeneaus Lemay

West Feliciana wide receiver Aeneaus Lemay helped lead his team to a 26-0 win over Mentorship Academy on Thursday, Nov. 5. He had nine catches for 209 yards and three touchdowns.

  Some La. high school football teams forced to cancel final 2 regular season games due to COVID-19

Some south Louisiana high school football teams have played their final regular season games because COVID-19 issues are forcing them to cancel their next two contests.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 6 Scoreboard

Another week and another batch of games have either been canceled or re-arranged due to COVID-19, including rivalry contests and district showdowns but there are still some big-time matchups being played in south Louisiana.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Donaldsonville RBs Rae’land Johnson and Robert Kent

The Donaldsonville backfield had its way with the defending 3A state champs Friday night on the campus of Nicholls State University and that tandem did enough to be named Sportsline Players of the Week.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 5 Scoreboard

It’s the fifth week of the LHSAA football season and a cold front brought cooler temperatures to south Louisiana that really feel like fall football weather.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Parkview QB Roman Mula and Catholic Pointe Coupee A Matthew Langlois

WAFB is proud to present this week’s Sportsline Players of the Week honors to Parkview Baptist quarterback Roman Mula and Catholic Pointe Coupee athlete Matthew Langlois.

Dutchtown football COVID-19 ‘impacts’ force cancellation of game against East Ascension

Dutchtown was scheduled to host East Ascension on Thursday but the game has been canceled due to “individuals impacted by COVID-19 in the DTHS football program,” the school reported via Facebook.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 4 Scoreboard

Many teams are getting into district play for the LHSAA football season, so the games are now even more important but the weather has led to several postponements.

  High school football coaches excited for first Friday night with 50% seating capacity at games

The roar of fans at high school football stadiums in some Louisiana parishes will be louder starting Friday, Oct. 23.

  Gov. Edwards announces 50% capacity for high school football

Governor John Bel Edwards announced that starting Friday, October 23 that high school outdoor stadiums will be allowed to move to 50% capacity.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Episcopal RB Ryan Armwood

He’s only played games on Wednesday and Thursday nights in 2020 but that doesn’t rule out Episcopal’s Ryan Armwood from earning Sportsline Player of the Week honors.

Newman WR AJ Johnson catches LSU’s eye with some big-time performances

Johnson is a junior at Newman

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 3 Scoreboard

In the aftermath of Hurricane Delta, many teams, especially those in south Louisiana, tried to get back to normal for the third week of the LHSAA football season.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Riverside A Gage Larvadain

Our second Sportsline Player of the Week for the 2020 high school football player is identified as an athlete and the performance he put on Thursday is definitely worthy of the honor.

Louisiana lawmakers want more say over high school sports

Louisiana lawmakers have edged closer to inserting themselves into the decision-making of high school sports after parents criticized the state athletic association’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 2 Scoreboard

The second week of the LHSAA football season saw a whirlwind of schedule changes due to the approach of Hurricane Delta to the Louisiana coast.

  SPORTSLINE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Albany QB JJ Doherty

Albany quarterback JJ Doherty had nearly 300 total yards and six touchdowns to lock up the school’s fifth straight win over arch rival Springfield.

LHSAA Hall of Fame inducts 2020 class

Five prominent former football stars from the past are going into the LHSAA Hall of Fame during the induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 6, representing half of the hall’s class of 2020.

Some La. high school football teams reschedule games due to Hurricane Delta

Based on the current forecast, Hurricane Delta appears to be on a track for the Louisiana coast, so most high school football teams have decided to change the date of their games.

  2020 SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Week 1 Scoreboard

The first week of high school football for teams in the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) kicked off Thursday but there was even more action Friday night.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: 30 for 30

The 9Sports team has compiled a list of the best 30 high school players over the past 30 years. They are not listed in any particular order. All of the names will be revealed over the next few weeks.

Woodlawn High School football game canceled due to students testing positive for COVID-19

The East Baton Rouge School Board was notified of three positive COVID-19 cases on the Woodlawn football team.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: Scrimmages

LHSAA schools were able to start suiting up this week for scrimmages, which means the return of Sportsline Friday Nite. We also continued or list of the best 30 high school football players over the past 30 years.

  Sportsline Friday Nite returns at new time

Sportsline Friday Nite will be back on September 25 but at a new time. The segment will start at 10:10 p.m. for 2020. It will feature 25 minutes of scrimmages.

  BRPD holds blood drive in honor of DSHS football player Remy Hidalgo

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.

  WATCH: High School sports can resume in New Orleans; playgrounds will also open

Indoor and outdoor sports can resume in Orleans Parish

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 3

The third week of September to Remember for Sportsline Friday Nite brought us a few more MAIS games and got us one week closer to LHSAA scrimmages.

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

While his stature was intimidating on the football field, it was the size of Remy’s heart that will be remembered by those who knew him.

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

Family and friends are mourning the loss of a beloved high schooler who collapsed at football practice on Tuesday.

La. Sports Hall of Fame announces 2021 induction class

There is quite the class for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame for 2021 with big names all over the place. One of those big names is former East Ascension and LSU superstar defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey.

LHSAA releases updated minimal guidelines for fall sports

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) released updated minimal guidelines on Thursday, September 17 for fall sports during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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

The school says the players were told not to do it, but they did it anyway.

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 2

The second week of September to Remember for Sportsline Friday Nite saw a couple of more high school football games from the MAIS and the debut of the 30 for 30 segment.

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

Mayor Latoya Cantrell says that New Orleans will remain in Phase 2 despite Governor John Bel Edwards' decision to allow the state to move into Phase 3 on Friday.

  High school football players begin contact drills

Thursday, Sept. 10 was a big day for high school football. Teams are finally allowed to do contact drills at practice.

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

The day after lots of excitement in the world of Louisiana high school football, there has been another casualty of COVID-19, as the season-opener Silliman planned to play at Oak Forest on Friday, Sept. 11, has been canceled.

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

The LHSAA executive committee has approved a plan to allow high school football contact drills to begin pretty much immediately and voted to start the season a week earlier than proposed.

  High school volleyball in La. gets underway

High school volleyball began around Louisiana on Tuesday, September 8 and under the current guidelines, gym capacity is limited to a maximum of 50 people, including players and staff.

  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

A Baton Rouge mom’s Facebook post, in which she expressed her frustration for the delay of high school football season in Louisiana due to Governor John Bel Edwards’ coronavirus restrictions, has gone viral.