Summer Camp Stories

  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: Silliman Wildcats

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: St. Helena Hawks

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: White Castle Bulldogs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Northeast Vikings

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Belaire Bengals

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: East Feliciana Tigers

Continued Coverage

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Livonia Wildcats

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Christian Lions

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Mentorship Sharks

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Tara Trojans

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: West Feliciana Saints

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: 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.

  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

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Lutcher Bulldogs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Springfield Bulldogs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Port Allen Pelicans

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Woodlawn Panthers

  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.

  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.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Central Private Redhawks

Day 3 of Sportsline Summer Camp took the 9Sports team to Central Private, where the Redhawks are getting ready for their second year in the Louisiana High School Athletics Association.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Catholic Bears

Sportsline Summer Camp stop No. 2 was a visit to the Catholic High Bears, last year’s Division I runners-up. Catholic has beefed up the schedule with a game against IMG Academy out of Florida.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Broadmoor Bucs

The Broadmoor Bucs kicked off Sportsline Summer Camp for 2020 on Monday, June 15.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Thrive Academy Bulldogs

Thrive Academy is the final stop for this year’s Sportsline Summer Camp.

  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.

  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: St. Charles Catholic Comets

Sportsline Summer Camp stop 55 is calling on Frank Monica’s Comets of St. Charles Catholic High School. While Sportsline is turning 30 this year, Monica begins his 50th year coaching football.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Slaughter Community Charter Knights

Sportsline Summer Camp is stopping at Slaughter Community Charter School, where the third season of varsity football will start with a new coach and lots of new starters.

  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: Ascension Christian Lions

The Lions put up some video game-like numbers during the 2018 season, scoring 32 points per game with a wide open offense, but they also gave up 33 points per game.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Belaire Bengals

In October of 2015, the Belaire High School Bengals had a 5-3 record and were turning heads in high school football, but since then, a scandal and just five wins in more than three seasons has these Bengals on Sportsline Summer Camp hungry for any kind of success.

  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: Glen Oaks Panthers

There’s nowhere to go but up for Glen Oaks High, stop number 41 for Sportsline Summer Camp.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Southern Lab Kittens

Southern Lab is the first school in 12 years of the Warrick Dunn award to have two finalists for Sportsline Player of the Year sign with LSU. Now, the Kittens have to figure out their future without them and 11 other senior starters who are also on their way to college.

  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.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Zachary Broncos

Sportsline Summer Camp continues with the #1 team in 5A the last couple of seasons, and now they’re looking for that title for the third time: the Zachary Broncos.

  SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

There has been a coaching change for the Bulldogs in the off-season, as veteran head coach, Benny Saia, takes over the program.

  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: White Castle Bulldogs

Coming off a 3-9 season in 2018, White Castle High School is in a new district and confident it can compete, now that the likes of Kentwood and Amite are out of the picture.

  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.