Sportsline Friday Nite

  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.

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

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 3

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

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

LHSAA releases updated minimal guidelines for fall sports

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

Continued Coverage

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 2

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

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

  SPORTSLINE FRIDAY NITE: September to Remember - Week 1

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

  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.

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

Landry said he thinks it is safe for the players to start playing games. However, the LHSAA has previously said they will follow the state’s lead, only considering to start the season once it has reached phase three of reopening.

  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

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

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.

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

  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.

  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.

  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

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  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.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: McKinley Panthers

The No. 16 stop for the Sportsline Summer Camp tour around high school football was with the McKinley Panthers. The coaching staff is entering its second season.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Live Oak Eagles

Stop No. 15 for Sportsline Summer Camp was with the Live Oak Eagles. There was nothing but good vibes in Watson, as the Eagles are under new leadership in first-year head coach Blane Westmoreland.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Madison Prep Chargers

The Madison Prep Chargers round out the first two weeks of Sportsline Summer Camp stops at south Louisiana high school football programs.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Istrouma Indians

Stop No. 13 for the Sportsline Summer Camp tour around high school football in the Capital area was with the Istrouma Indians.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Glen Oaks Panthers

As high school football programs around the state get into the routine of summer workouts, the 9Sports team is continuing its annual tradition of Sportsline Summer Camp and working its way through team previews.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Episcopal Knights

The No. 11 stop of the Sportsline Summer Camp trip around high school football was at Episcopal to talk with the Knights.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Ascension Spartans

Sportsline Summer Camp for Wednesday, June 24 featured a trip to Gonzales to visit with the East Ascension Spartans. Since 2017, the first 11 weeks of the season have treated East Ascension well.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Denham Springs Yellowjackets

One of the biggest jolts of the offseason was Live Oak coach Brett Beard leaving the Eagles for Livingston Parish rival Denham Springs. Some of the Yellowjacket players said they were surprised by the news.

  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

The Central Wildcats are trying to ride the momentum they created in 2019, starting the season with seven straight wins, right into 2020.