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.

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  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Scotlandville Hornets

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Plaquemine Green Devils

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Parkview Baptist Eagles

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: McKinley Panthers

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Live Oak Eagles

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  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Madison Prep Chargers

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Istrouma Indians

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Glen Oaks Panthers

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Episcopal Knights

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Ascension Spartans

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Denham Springs Yellowjackets

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Michael Warriors

Our scheduled stop for Sportsline Summer Camp on Monday, June 22, was the St. Michael Warriors. They had a turnaround in 2019, posting a winning season.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Dunham Tigers

With its quarterfinal win over Newman, the Dunham School finished last season with the program’s deepest run in 15 years. Many of those pieces have moved on, leading to a 2020 team that, on paper, is young.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Dutchtown Griffins

Stop No. 6 for Sportsline Summer Camp 2020 was in Geismar with the Griffins of Dutchtown. The freshmen who started with head coach Guy Mistretta in 2017, after he replaced Benny Saia, are now seniors.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Zachary Broncos

For the second night in a row on Sportsline Summer Camp, the featured team is a 5A power trying to replace a Warrick Dunn Award finalist at quarterback. The Zachary Broncos have arguably been the top high school football program in the state over the last five years.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Central Wildcats

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Central Private Redhawks

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Bears

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Broadmoor Bucs

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  Pair of Scotlandville track athletes sign letters of intent

Nya Terrell and Amaru Cavalier of Scotlandville both signed their national letters of intent to compete in track and field at the next level.

LHSAA explains how schools will be monitored after extended school year period

Just like every sports organization, the LHSAA is trying to navigate uncharted waters when it comes to getting its sports programs back up and running and unlike major college programs or professional teams, high schools tend to have various infrastructure challenges.

John Curtis, Holy Cross deny breaking LHSAA rules

As high school programs get anxious to take the field again, two deny any wrongdoing.

  Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux canceled for 2020

The prestigious national camp will resume in June 2021 where it will celebrate its 25th anniversary

  Organizers forced to cancel Louisiana Lineman Camp due to COVID-19 restrictions

Pete Jenkins and organizers of one of the biggest lineman camps in the country announced Friday, May 22 they would not be holding the annual Louisiana Lineman Camp this June.

8th grade gaming phenom enters spring playoffs as only undefeated No. 1 seed

There may be no way to stop Troy Murphy this spring.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Ava Baudouin

Ava Baudouin from Zachary High School was off to a great start on the tennis court this spring, going undefeated in her first four matches of the season for the Broncos.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Logan Brown

Logan Brown was a senior baseball player for Catholic Point Coupee. He played pitcher and outfielder for the Hornets.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Parker Giering

Parker Giering is a scholar-athlete for Live Oak, lettering in cross country and track and field all four years. He runs the 1600, 3200, and various relays.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Braelen Morgan

On the football field, Braelen Morgan won one state championship with the Bears and on the track, he’s been a part of multiple team titles.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Kolin Bilbrew

Kolin Bilbrew lettered all four years at Episcopal in football and baseball. He was a two-year starter in the Knights’ secondary.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Tanner Hall

Tanner Hall is a two-sport athlete at Zachary. He was a four-year starter for the school’s soccer and baseball teams.

LHSAA announces date for summer workouts to begin

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) had planned to have its summer rules go into effect May 17 but voted unanimously Wednesday, May 13 to push it back.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Kylie O’Brien

Kylie O’Brien is a talented golfer and major contributor to the Lady Broncos team that finished runners-up at last year’s state tournament.

LHSAA to Allow Extra Practice

LHSAA Ruilings on athletics, football practice starting early and extra eligibility

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: U-High ‘Be the Light’ Parade

U-High held a “Be the Light” car parade to pay tribute to student-athletes whose seasons were cut short due to the coronavirus.

  Broadmoor star turns ICU hero

Dr. Richard’s training through a life lived on a different field has prepared him for his biggest test yet.

LSU and other big-time programs impressed with DT Maason’s Smith size and speed

Smith is a 6'5", 320-pound defensive tackle at Terrebonne High

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Peyton Olinde

Peyton Olinde is a baseball player at Port Allen and was the only senior on the team this season. He played all over the infield and pitched for the Pelicans.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Derrek ‘D Train’ Lathon

We go to the baseball diamond at U-High where one uber-talented senior shined behind the plate and at it.

LHSAA cancels Spring sports due to coronavirus pandemic

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) has canceled the remainder of the Spring sports season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Ashlyn Schmidt

Ashlyn Schmidt is an infielder and pitcher at St. Michael and her senior year was cut short after just 10 games.

  SENIOR SPOTLIGHT: Joshua Green

Many athletes across south Louisiana had their seasons cut far too short because of the coronavirus.

  Central baseball player finishes shortened season on a high note

Because of the cancellation of spring sports, there’s been a wave on social media of sharing stories and honoring senior prep athletes who didn’t get to finish out their final year at their respective schools.

  LHSAA holds boys’ high school basketball championships with limited attendance

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) made a change to the boys’ high school basketball championships amid the coronavirus health threat and limited attendance.

MARSH MADNESS: Alexandria, Port Allen and Pleasant Hill win state titles on championship Friday

The LHSAA announced Friday afternoon that Marsh Madness will continue to be played at Burton Coliseum with limited attendance. The Class 5A, 2A and C championships were played in empty arenas, although state champions were crowned.

  Lee and Doyle girls’ basketball teams claim state titles

A couple of girls’ basketball teams in the WAFB viewing area played for state championships on Saturday, March 7.

  HS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Boys’ Quarterfinals, Girls’ State Championships

Boys’ high school basketball has reached the quarterfinal round, while the girls’ teams are playing for all the marbles.

  HS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Boys’ Quarterfinals, Girls’ Semifinals

Boys’ and girls’ high school basketball teams in Louisiana are a lot closer to being crowned state champions.

  HS BASKETBALL PLAYOFFS: Boys’ Regionals, Girls’ Semifinals

It is the regional round of Louisiana boys’ high school basketball and the semifinal round for the girls.

  HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Boys’ Bi-District/Regional Playoffs

It is the bi-district round of playoffs for non-select boys’ high school basketball teams in Louisiana and the regional round for select schools.

  HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Girls’ Quarterfinals

It is the quarterfinal round of girls’ high school basketball.

  U-High girls’ and boys’ soccer teams win Div. III state titles

Both the U-High girls’ and boys’ soccer teams won the Division III titles on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

  ‘He wanted to be the best:’ Coach remembers Tara High football star killed in shooting

Terry Delaney III, a football star at Tara High School was shot and killed on Feb. 23. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are still trying to find the person responsible for his death.

  Tara High star athlete killed in weekend shooting

Gunfire in an apartment in the 3340 block of O’Neal Lane killed Terry Delaney, 17, and left a second person in critical condition Sunday, Feb. 23.

  LSU hosts LHSAA Indoor Track & Field championships

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) indoor track and field championships were held at LSU on Saturday, Feb. 22.

  Catholic, Episcopal boys’ soccer teams advance to finals

The Catholic and Episcopal boys’ soccer teams will play for state championships in their respective divisions.

Catholic High set to host national powerhouse IMG Academy in 2020

The Catholic High football team has released its schedule for the 2020 season and it includes a game hosting a national powerhouse.

HS soccer teams compete in regional round of playoffs

The regional round of boys’ and girls’ high school soccer playoffs are happening February 11 through February 13.

Louisiana cheer squads win UCA national, world championships

The 2020 National High School Cheerleading Championship and National Dance Team Championship brought more than 25,000 participants from all around the world to compete for top honors at Walt Disney World in Orlando.

  BOYS’ HS BASKETBALL: Scotlandville at Walker and U-High at Brusly

District play is underway for boys' high school basketball in Louisiana.

  HS SOCCER PLAYOFFS: Zachary at BR Magnet (Boys) and Lee at Woodlawn (Girls)

Playoffs are underway in high school soccer for select schools in Louisiana.

  GIRLS’ HS BASKETBALL: Lee Magnet beats St. Michael

The St. Michael girls’ basketball team faced a Lee Magnet squad Thursday night that outscored opponents 91-12 and 80-4 in the last two weeks.

  Select/Non-select schools remain split after proposals fail to receive two-thirds vote at LHSAA Annual Convention

A proposal to once again combine schools for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association received more votes in favor of it but did not reach the two-thirds threshold for passage.

High school football player dies after attempted armed robbery in Lafayette

A high school football and soccer player for Comeaux High School in Lafayette has died after being shot during an armed robbery attempt.

  2019 Warrick Dunn Award recipient announced

The annual Sportsline Player of the Year Awards banquet was held Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.

  Newman QB Arch Manning named 2019 National Freshman Football Player of the Year

Manning racked up 2,407 yards passing, with 34 TD passes in his freshman campaign

  Throwback Thursday: 1989 - the season that inspired the creation of Sportsline Friday Nite

Sportsline Friday Nite was created in 1990 and just celebrated its 30th anniversary of providing the best high school football coverage in south Louisiana. However, it is worth taking a close look at the year before the debut of the show.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Sam Kenerson - Central QB

Warrick Dunn finalist Sam Kenerson has spent his Central career as one of the smallest guys on the field but the doubters, like those who predicted a 3-7 season for the Wildcats, can’t underestimate a quarterback who produced seven straight wins and an 8-3 season.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Desmond Windon - Baker RB

In a game sometimes dominated by big men, Baker running back Desmond Windon used his size to his advantage.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Steven McBride - East Ascension WR

Wide receiver Steven McBride has been the same kind of weapon for his offense at East Ascension. He’s our eighth Warrick Dunn Award finalist.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Josh Parker - Catholic RB

One of our top prep performers in 2019 and a finalist for Sportsline Player of the Year is 5-foot-10, 185-pound running back Josh Parker, who wore the Catholic High uniform just like Warrick Dunn.

  Eagles win 2019 Red Stick Bowl over Patriots

Lots of Baton Rouge-area football talent gathered in Zachary on Saturday, Dec. 21 for the annual Red Stick Bowl, which has been put on for so many years by Barrett Murphy and company.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Shamar Smith - St. James QB

Listed at six-foot, 190 pounds, St. James quarterback Shamar Smith packs a punch.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Jaquelin Roy - U-High DT

Our fourth Warrick Dunn Award finalist, U-High defensive tackle Jaquelin Roy, signed with LSU on Wednesday, Dec. 18, following in the footsteps of former Cubs like Nick Brossette and Garrett Brumfield.

  Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley signs with LSU

The 6′7″ Finley threw for 2,736 yards and 23 touchdowns in his senior season

  Sportsline Player of the Week: St. James QB Shamar Smith (Championships)

Our final Sportsline Player of the Week went to the explosive playmaker who was the catalyst for the St. James Wildcats Class 3A state championship victory over Jennings.

Herman Boone, immortalized in ‘Remember the Titans,’ dies at 84

Herman Boone, the legendary high school football coach portrayed by Denzel Washington in the film “Remember the Titans,” has died at the age of 84.