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WALKER -- Live Oak’s BreAnna Corkern has always felt hitting was contagious, but she never imagined home runs could be — until now.

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WATSON -- Sometimes batters just need a little time.

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WATSON -- After rallying from a three-run deficit in the 7th inning the day before, being down 1-0 after the 1st inning Tuesday was nothing for the Live Oak softball team to overcome.

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LAFAYETTE -- Finding ways to win.

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WATSON -- Walking to the batter’s box with a chance to drive in the winning run on Monday, Live Oak’s Kelsey Miller wasn’t feeling pressure at all. Her teammate, shortstop Kendall Theriot, had already taken care of the difficult part.

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WALKER – If you’ve heard that sports can teach people life lessons, it’s true.

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March 14

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An emotionally-charged rally late Friday night highlighted an impressive showing for the Live Oak softball team in one of the year’s biggest tournaments.

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Thursday

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WATSON -- In each of the past two seasons, Live Oak has gone 2-0 against Denham Springs High.

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LAFAYETTE -- Big explosive offensive innings make for nice headlines and such. Smaller, effective execution can yield pretty similar results, though.

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WALKER — Springfield’s boys defended their small schools championship at the Livingston Parish track meet on March 15 at Walker High, and the Bulldogs did it in dominating fashion.

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The parish’s three Class 5A baseball teams head Lafayette for their annual competition against foes from the Hub City area for the next three days.

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WALKER -- So how close was the large schools boys competition at the Livingston Parish track meet on March 15 at Walker High School?

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LAFAYETTE – Nothing figures to come easy when two solid Class 5A baseball programs mix it up and that held true Tuesday when Live Oak headed over to Lafayette High.

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Learning curves exist for a reason and what a team gleans from some stumbles is just as important as what it takes from success.

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COVINGTON -- After coming up empty on the first day of the Hannan Tournament, Live Oak made up for it on Day 2.

Wednesday

Rains wreaked some havoc on the sports schedule in and around Livingston Parish on Thursday, causing one tournament to get shuffled and another District 4-5A opener to be rescheduled.

Wednesday

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The Live Oak softball team was relatively unscathed through the opening stretch of the season, winning six of its first seven games and outscoring the opposition 71-33. That all changed in the Alexandria Senior High Classic.

Feb. 28

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WATSON  -- Walking to the batter’s box Thursday night, Live Oak’s BreAnna Corkern already knew where the first pitch would go — directly across the middle of the plate.

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DENHAM SPRINGS -- In the second game of a Saturday doubleheader, Live Oak tallied eight hits, seven runs and four stolen bases – all in the 1st inning.

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MONROE -- Rod Hall wanted to do something special to start the Class 5A playoffs.

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It took a little longer than usual, but the LHSAA boys basketball playoff field is finally set.

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.

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BATON ROUGE -- It wasn’t as though Live Oak coach Gary Duhe was counting the days or anything like that. If you believe that, think again.

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BOSSIER CITY -- Live Oak will have to wait one more year for its elusive state championship in Division II wrestling.

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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.

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Monday

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WATSON --There was no blowout this time.

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WALKER -- Progress from the week before had Walker eager to hit the stretch run of the 2016-17 regular season.

Jan. 31

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MONROE -- For 80 minutes, the Live Oak girls gave higher-seeded Neville all it could handle. But in the end, it still wasn’t enough.

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DENHAM SPRINGS -- When you put two hungry, desperate and wounded teams on the court together, you expect the competitive nature to be prominent in the storyline.

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BATON ROUGE -- The difference was night and day, Live Oak coach Zach Miller said.

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