Sportsline Friday Nite

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 3

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

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 2

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

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Week 1

  2019 Sportsline Friday Nite: Jamboree Week Scores

  MAIS kicks off high school football season

  Many La. football teams hold final scrimmages before jamborees start

Continued Coverage

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Parkview Baptist Eagles

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: West St. John Rams

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Amite Warriors

  Jamborees get underway for Mississippi schools

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Lutcher Bulldogs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Riverside Rebels

  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: St. Michael Warriors

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Loranger Wolves

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Oak Forest Academy Yellow Jackets

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Broadmoor Bucs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: 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.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Denham Springs Yellow Jackets

Sportsline Summer Camp stop No. 29 for our 30th year of Sportsline Friday Nite took us to Denham Springs.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Dunham Tigers

The Dunham Tigers have already started finding some answers after losing their star and leader to LSU.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: West Feliciana Saints

Sportsline Summer Camp took us to West Feliciana on Wednesday to visit with the Saints.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Albany Hornets

Our Sportsline Summer Camp series continued Sunday due east on I-12 at Albany High School.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Istrouma Indians

The Istrouma Indians, the focus of Saturday night’s Sportsline Summer Camp, have been flying under the radar for a couple of years playing JV games.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Ascension Spartans

East Ascension was stop No. 22 for Sportsline Summer Camp heading into our 30th season and the Spartans might just be the school’s most talented team since we started back in 1990, rivaling those great teams of the 80s that sent Andrew Glover to Grambling and the NFL.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Independence Tigers

A once-proud program is trying to make a comeback to join recent headliners along I-55 and on Independence Day, the Independence Tigers are the perfect choice for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Iberville Tigers

Sportsline Summer Camp continued Wednesday with a trek south of Baton Rouge to Iberville Parish, where the East Iberville Tigers are working.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic High School Bears

Coaches in the spring game calling for a new back before former Sportsline Player of the Week Josh Parker even hit the ground.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Central Wildcats

The Sportsline Summer Camp crew took the short trip to Central to visit with the Wildcats.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Madison Prep Chargers

Sportsline Summer Camp rolled into the weekend with a visit with head coach Landry Williams and the Chargers of Madison Prep.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Brusly Panthers

Friday, June 21 is 10 weeks from the return of Sportsline Friday Nite and its 30th year and it is the day Sportsline Summer Camp followed the progress of Hoff Schooler and his Busly Panthers.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Northeast Vikings

Sportsline Summer Camp on Thursday, June 20, took us on a visit with the Northeast Vikings and veteran head coach Dave Masterson.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Helena Hawks

Stop No. 6 out of 60 for Sportsline Summer Camp is the St. Helena Hawks, who have seen their last two seasons end with utter heartbreak, including a Superdome defeat in 2017.

Amite, La. high school football player dies after practice

Terrance Allen, 15, died Tuesday after football practice

Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley ready to showcase his talent at Elite 11

The Elite 11 competition starts June 28th

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Springfield Bulldogs

The Springfield Bulldogs are lifting weights, conditioning, and participating in 7-on-7 to develop team chemistry and break-in new players at the varsity level.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Pointe Coupee Hornets

The Hornets of Catholic Pointe Coupee are focused on making 2019 a memorable year for their football program.

  Chuck Wiley Camp promotes football, cheerleading, healthy lifestyle

A happy kid at camp - running, throwing, and catching the pigskin with a smile - is where it all begins for so many of our high school football players.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Walker Wildcats

First up on Sportsline Summer Camp is one of the biggest stories of the off-season heading toward the start of the 30th season of Sportsline Friday Nite on August 30.

  Sportsline Summer Camp is right around the corner

If Friday nights mean football to you, then you might be interested to know August 30 will start the 30th year of Sportsline Friday Nite.

  4-star safety Major Burns from Madison Prep commits to LSU through emotional video

Major Burns, a four-star safety at Madison Prep, used a video to pen an emotional letter to his late father and announce his commitment to LSU.

  NFL player Ron Leary uses football camp to inspire kids to strive for greatness

Ron Leary returned to his hometown of Baton Rouge for the 3rd annual Ron Leary Elite Football Camp, where he instilled football and life skills in young players.

2 Baton Rouge-area high school football teams set to play in Battle on the Border IX

Two schools in the Baton Rouge area will participate in the 2019 Landers Dodge Battle on the Border High School Football Showcase.

Louisiana football coaching icon Otis Washington dies; funeral arrangements set

Otis Washington, the former football head coach of Southern University in Baton Rouge and St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, passed away Friday. He was 80 years old.

Barbe’s Cecchini named National High School Baseball Coach of the Year

The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced Thursday that Cecchini was named its National High School Baseball Coach of the Year. On Tuesday, Cecchini led Barbe to its 10th state championship as the Bucs are currently ranked No. 7 in the USA TODAY Super 25 national rankings.

  Derek Stingley Jr. receives ‘Mr. Football’ trophy

Derek Stingley Jr. received the 2018 Louisiana Sportswriters Association’s “Mr. Football” trophy Wednesday.

  Keilon Brown quietly leads Zachary football and baseball teams

Zachary High School is always competing for 5A titles in various sports and for the last three years, Keilon Brown has been a major part of the Broncos’ baseball and football programs.

  Paralyzed former football player Devon Gales hired as assistant coach at Georgia high school

Former Southern University Cornerback Devon Gales is heading back to the football field almost four years after he was paralyzed during a game.

Tigers lose 4-star football commitment

LSU’s 2020 football recruiting class took a hit Thursday night after University High’s Jaquelin Roy announced he had decommitted from the Tigers.

  U-High head football coach Chad Mahaffey accepts job at Walker

University Lab School football coach Chad Mahaffey is leaving the Cubs' program after nine straight winning seasons to take over as the Walker Wildcats new head coach.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY: Prep stars announce their decisions

Wednesday is National Signing Day. It’s the final piece to the 2019 recruiting class puzzle.

  Southern sees strong finish on Signing Day for 2019 class

Southern head coach Dawson Odums only signed three recruits in December but added more than a dozen Wednesday to finish with a strong 2019 signing class.

Signing Day announcement times change for Amite’s Sopsher and Lee

LSU could very well end up with one of the nation’s premier recruiting classes if Coach O can land two highly sought after Amite High School stars,

  Parkview Baptist hires former Christian Life and Louisville standout Stefan LeFors

Former Christian Life Crusaders and Louisville Cardinals star quarterback Stefan LeFors is coming home to be the head football coach at Parkview Baptist.

  Nick Saban stops by Walker High to recruit

Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban made a stop at Walker High School Tuesday morning

Southern gains commitment from St. Martinville High football star

St. Martinville High School running back Travien Benjamin has committed to Southern.

  U-High running back Mike Hollins wins 2018 Warrick Dunn Award as Sportsline Player of the Year

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.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Derek Stingley Jr. - Dunham DB, WR, KR

Some people are calling Dunham’s Derek Stingley Jr. a “once in a generation” type of a talent.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Kardell Thomas - Southern Lab OL

Southern Lab senior Kardell Thomas, an LSU football early signee in December, has been named a finalist for the 2018 Warrick Dunn Award that goes to the Sportsline Player of the Year.

Jay Mayet resigns as Parkview Baptist head football coach

Jay Mayet, the head football coach at Parkview Baptist, has resigned.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Amani Gilmore - Amite QB

Amani Gilmore from Amite has been named a Warrick Dunn award Finalist after leading the Warriors to the LHSAA Class 2A State Championship, the school’s first title in 14 years.

McKinley High hires new head football coach

McKinley High has hired veteran coach Richard Oliver to lead the Panther football team moving forward.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Tyrion Davis - Southern Lab RB

Southern Lab running back Tyrion Davis has been making plays for the Kittens for what feels like forever now. He’s a 2019 Warrick Dunn Award finalist.

  WARRICK DUNN FINALIST: Chandler Whitfield - Zachary WR/KR

Zachary didn’t fall behind much this season, but if and when the Broncos did, Chandler Whitfield felt like that was his time to shine and turn things in the right direction.

Baton Rouge area high school football players sign with universities

Many high school football players are taking advantage of the National Signing Day early period and inking with the universities of their choice.

Trosclair out as head coach at Ascension Catholic High School after feud with administration

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.

  Sportsline Players of the Week: U-High RB Mike Hollins and Amite QB Amani Gilmore

The high school football season is now complete and with it, our final player of the week, or in this case, players of the week.

  Zachary High captures 5A state title in thrilling victory over West Monroe

Before Zachary hoisted their second consecutive 5A championship trophy, there was a critical moment in the Superdome

  U-High wins first ever back-to-back state championships in school history

The Cubs defeated the St. Thomas More Cougars 55-46.