Sportsline Friday Nite

  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.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Sam Kenerson - Central QB

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Desmond Windon - Baker RB

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Steven McBride - East Ascension WR

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Josh Parker - Catholic RB

  Eagles win 2019 Red Stick Bowl over Patriots

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Shamar Smith - St. James QB

Continued Coverage

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Jaquelin Roy - U-High DT

  Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley signs with LSU

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

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

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Keilon Brown - Zachary QB

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Jackson Thomas - Catholic QB

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Jai Williams - Ascension Catholic RB

When he started his prep career as an Ascension Catholic running back, Jai Williams’ first two games did not go so well. He averaged just 20 yards a game but things would change.

  St. James captures first state championship in 40 years; White Castle and Catholic Pointe Coupee finish as runners-up

Congratulations to head coach Robert Valdez and his St. James Wildcats on winning their first state championship since 1979. Two other area teams finished as runners-up.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: White Castle QB/SS Javier Batiste (Semifinals, Championships)

Javier Batiste led White Castle to the Superdome through his play on both sides of the ball in the semifinal game against Oberlin.

Coach Saban makes appearance at Walker High School

While LSU was out practicing for the Peach Bowl, Nick Saban was visiting a local high school.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Playoffs (Semifinals, Championships)

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Catholic Pointe Coupee Athlete Matthew Langlois (Playoffs - 3rd Round)

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Playoffs (3rd Round)

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Brusly RB Josh Westly (Playoffs - 2nd Round)

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Playoffs (2nd Round)

Brett Beard named football head coach at Denham Springs

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Episcopal RB Ryan Armwood (Playoffs - 1st Round)

The Episcopal Knights are on to the quarterfinals after their 51-point shutout win over Northlake Christian behind a great effort by running back Ryan Armwood.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Playoffs (1st Round)

The next season is here ... playoffs. It’s the first round and everyone is fighting to keep the season alive.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Zachary RB RJ Allen (Week 10)

The final week of the high school football season saw an outstanding performance by one of the area’s powerhouse programs.

LHSAA releases high school football playoff brackets

The regular season for Louisiana high school football has ended and it is now time for the playoffs.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 10

It is Week 10, the final week of the regular season of high school football.

  Throwback Thursday: 11/7/2019

Here are some videos from years past that were put together by the 9Sports team. Enjoy.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Zachary QB Keilon Brown (Week 9)

He was taking snaps with the varsity as an eighth-grader and 4.5 years later, Zachary’s Keilon Brown has earned another Sportsline Player of the Week award for leading the Broncos past Central.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 9

It’s Week 9 of the high school football season. The playoff picture is getting much clearer at this point.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Madison Prep QB Zeon Chriss (Week 8)

Behind a five-touchdown performance by quarterback Zeon Chriss, Madison Prep blanked U-High in Week 8 of the high school football season.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 8

It’s Week 8, so it is gut-check times for several teams that want to make it to the post-season.

Several high school football games moved in anticipation of heavy rain Friday

Multiple Sportsline Friday Nite high school football games have been rescheduled due to the threat for rain Friday, Oct. 25.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Catholic Pointe Coupee S/RB Micah Cifreo

Catholic Pointe Coupee’s defense stifled Opelousas Catholic, forcing four interceptions in the Hornets’ 44-10 win over the Vikings.

Southern University Laboratory School reschedules homecoming game

Southern University Laboratory School has announced they will be rescheduling their homecoming game according to school officials.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 7

It’s Week 7 of the high school football season, which means some teams are desperately trying to keep their playoff hopes alive.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: St. Michael RB Codi Williams (Week 6)

A huge part of St. Michael's victory over Plaquemine was versatile running back, Codi Williams. The junior finished the evening with 123 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 6

It’s Week 6 of the high school football season, so the games are getting more serious and important.

  Throwback Thursday: 10/10/2019

Here are some videos from years past that were put together by the 9Sports team for Throwback Thursday. Enjoy.

  Sportsline Players of the Week: Catholic QB Jackson Thomas and Catholic WR Jalen Toaston (Week 5)

An instant classic was played in Lafayette last Friday between Catholic High and St. Thomas More. The Bears not only won the contest in a shootout but a couple of them also claimed our Sportsline Players of the Week honors.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 5

It’s Week 5 of high school football in south Louisiana, which means we have reached the halfway point of the season.

  Throwback Thursday: 10/3/2019

Here are some videos from years past that were put together by the 9Sports team. Enjoy.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Live Oak RB Kee Hawkins (Week 4)

When Live Oak found itself down in the fourth quarter against Kentwood, the Eagles turned to their workhorse, who put in a performance that earned him the Sportsline Player of the Week honor.

DSHS kicker Cameron Beall featured on Sunday Night Football for pediatric cancer campaign

DSHS's kicker Cameron Beall was featured on Sunday Night Football for his "Kick Cancer" campaign.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 4

It’s Week 4 and high school football in south Louisiana is full throttle.

  Throwback Thursday: 9/26/2019

Here are some videos from years past that were put together by the 9Sports team. Enjoy.

  Sportsline Players of the Week: Walker WR Brian Thomas and Mentorship Defense (Week 3)

There were such great performances during Week 3 of high school football in south Louisiana that it was impossible to choose just one Player of the Week.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 3

It is Week 3 of Sportsline Friday Nite, meaning the high school football season is in full swing.

Select Schools again vote to NOT play championship games in Superdome

LHSAA officials reported Select Schools again voted to NOT play their championship games in the Superdome. They added 100 percent agreement was necessary in each division for approval.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: Ascension Catholic RB Jai Williams (Week 2)

For Ascension Catholic’s first home game of the season, Bulldogs head coach Benny Saia decided to shake things up offensively.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 2

Sportsline Friday Nite moved into Week 2 with more high school football action.

  Sportsline Player of the Week: East Ascension WR Steven McBride (Week 1)

WAFB’s Player of the Week award is older than Sportsline Friday Nite itself, dating back to 1988, and what a start for 2019 with our Week 1 winner.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 1

The first week of the 2019 high school football season got underway with exciting action.

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Jamboree Week Scores

The 30th year of Sportsline Friday Nite kicks off with jamborees across south Louisiana.

  MAIS kicks off high school football season

Friday night was the beginning of the MAIS regular season. In Clinton, the Silliman Wildcats hosted the Amite School Center Rebels.

  Many La. football teams hold final scrimmages before jamborees start

Several scrimmages were held across south Louisiana on Thursday, just ahead of jamborees.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Parkview Baptist Eagles

Stop No. 60 to close out the 2019 Sportsline Summer Camp countdown for our 30th year is Parkview Baptist and new head coach Stefan LeFors.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: West St. John Rams

Sportsline Summer Camp visited West St. John on Sunday.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Amite Warriors

Sportsline Summer Camp visited with the Amite Warriors on Saturday.

  Jamborees get underway for Mississippi schools

The Mississippi Assocation of Independent Schools started their jamborees Friday night.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Lutcher Bulldogs

The Lutcher Bulldogs get Friday night’s spotlight on Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Riverside Rebels

Sportsline Summer Camp is winding down as jamboree week approaches and one of those games will feature Riverside Academy squaring off against South Plaquemines.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Centreville Tigers

The final full week of Sportsline Summer Camp started Monday with the purple and gold of Centreville Academy.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Silliman Wildcats

There are only nine segments of Sportsline Summer Camp left after Sunday, as some teams, including the Silliman Wildcats, will already have jamborees this week.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Jewel Sumner Cowboys

Saturday’s Sportsline Summer Camp tour visited with the Jewel Sumner Cowboys and fifth year head coach Ross Currier.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Feliciana Tigers

Friday night’s Sportsline Summer Camp took the crew to East Feliciana to visit with the Tigers.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Amant Gators

Sportsline Summer Camp stop No. 49 is St. Amant, where the Gators started school Thursday morning and can’t wait to start their season at “The Pit” on September 6.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Michael Warriors

Sportsline Summer Camp stopped at St. Michael, which was allowed to practice in pads Monday afternoon.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Loranger Wolves

As the prep football tour winds down to the last two weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp, the crew tracked down the Loranger Wolves at their annual camp in Thibodaux at Nicholls State.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Oak Forest Academy Yellow Jackets

Sportsline Summer Camp is spotlighting the 30th year of the show this season but Friday night at Oak Forest Academy, there was a 50-year celebration.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Broadmoor Bucs

Stop No. 43 of Sportsline Summer Camp was at Broadmoor, where the Buccaneers have stepped down from Class 5A to Class 4 and are hoping their hard work this summer results in an improved record from a 1-9 season in 2018.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. James Wildcats

Sportsline Summer Camp took the crew into the night to visit with the St. James Wildcats.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Kentwood Kangaroos

Sportsline Summer Camp started week seven with state champion Kentwood, which is missing 10 seniors, including LSU signee Trey Palmer, a new member of the “DBU” fraternity.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Mentorship Sharks

The Sharks of Mentorship Academy are starting to grow up, finally getting their first win on the field in the final game of last season, a 22-0 victory over Glen Oaks.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Capitol Lions

Sportsline Summer Camp stop No. 37 of 60 for the 30th year of the show was in Baton Rouge at Capitol High.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Plaquemine Green Devils

Sportsline Summer Camp was in Plaquemine, which won District 6-4A last year with an 8-2 record in the regular season.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Episcopal Knights

Episcopal head coach Travis Bourgeois never lacks enthusiasm and he’s been leading the team for 20 years years now, but has been associated with the program for 25.

  LSU among favorites to land the top prospect in the state, U-High DL Jaquelin Roy

Roy is a 4-star recruit out of Baton Rouge

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. John Eagles

The St. John Eagles in Plaquemine was the next stop on the Sportsline Summer Camp tour.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Thomas Aquinas Falcons

For our nightly look at the best in south Louisiana high school football with Sportsline Summer Camp, the crew headed down I-12 East to Hammond to visit with the Falcons of St. Thomas Aquinas.