It took a little longer than usual, but the LHSAA boys basketball playoff field is finally set.
HOLDEN -- If Monday night was any indication of what’s to come for Pam and Craig Forbes, the long-time coaches of the Holden Lady Rockets may get to hang another state championship banner in the rafters, just a year removed from hanging their fourth.
Spring sports seasons get rolling around the state this week, and Livingston Parish will be one of the many hotbeds as all 18 teams hit the diamonds.
Who could it be from Livingston Parish this season? Who might shock the state and get on a postseason run? The answers to both those questions, as well as the normal playoff drama all gets started Thursday night, as the parish’s girls basketball tradition storms into the postseason.
HOLDEN -- With both teams struggling and arguably the best player between the two teams not playing, the game between the Albany and Holden boys could have been one that no one wanted to write home about.
HOLDEN -- It beginning to sound like a broken record, but for the Holden girls, no sweeter tune could be played.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Holden coach Pam Forbes called it a sloppy game. It certainly wasn’t her squad’s best performance, but it was enough for another win.
Parish teams claimed 12 spots on the 29 first-team places available on the 2016 All-District 4-5A football team selected by the league’s six coaches.
WALKER -- After a 5-0 start to the regular season created the possibility of something special for the Springfield Lady Bulldogs, things have gone south quickly.
SPRINGFIELD -- It was supposed to be a blowout, one of those games for Springfield boys basketball coach Mary Erdey to have the chance to work on fundamentals get some playing time for all for his players.
SPRINGFIELD -- After winning the Livingston Parish tournament championship last week, the Holden Lady Rockets could have been forgiven if they had a letdown Tuesday against Springfield.
ALBANY -- It was a title 15 years in the making, and the Holden Lady Rockets savored every minute of it.
ALBANY -- Energy is one of those catch words that coaches and the media toss around liberally when it comes to sports.