Perhaps the highlight-reel catch from Denham Springs High School’s Cade Doughty helped to seal the deal.
BATON ROUGE – Cam Hilliard isn’t training for a college soccer team or trying to get noticed by a regional scout.
BATON ROUGE -- If you were looking for any additional ingredients to spice up the girls basketball rivalry between Walker and Denham Springs, consider the final two minutes of Monday’s summer league game at Broadmoor High School.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Walker junior pitcher Charlie Pelletier gave his coach Randy Sandifer plenty to consider toward his candidacy in next year’s starting rotation.
BATON ROUGE – There was a point near the end of the second quarter Live Oak coach Stephen Prescott didn’t have enough players to finish Wednesday’s game with St. Amant in Woodlawn Summer League action.
BATON ROUGE – With time running out and Doyle needing a 3-pointer to tie, Holden knew who the Tigers would look for on the final shot.
WATSON - Live Oak coach Brett Beard was none too pleased with how the Eagles started Wednesday’s 7-on-7 passing league, but the end results were hard to argue.
BATON ROUGE -- For the first time in nearly eight minutes once Walker had regained the lead -– this time for keeps –- the Wildcats seemed re-energized by the swing in momentum.
ALBANY – Eli Turnage’s home run in the 7th inning enabled Walker to salvage a 2-2 tie in a Metro League game that lasted eight innings Wednesday against Albany.
BATON ROUGE – If someone was going to step to the free-throw line with the game hanging in the balance, Doyle High School’s glad it was Cameron Jones.
PONCHATOULA – Albany coach Stacy Darouse has not been satisfied with her team’s defense through the first couple of weeks of summer basketball.
BATON ROUGE – Summer league basketball is all about blending players into a new roster, and Denham Springs High School looked like a work in progress Monday evening at Woodlawn High.
CENTRAL -- When the basketball wasn’t falling through the hoop at the rate Live Oak would have liked in the first half, the Lady Eagles took on more of a defensive posture.
CENTRAL -– More than three months since her team’s exit in the second round of the Class 2A state playoffs, Doyle coach Samantha White had every reason to be excited about the future.
BATON ROUGE -- Walker was quickly out of the blocks, sprinting to another fast start and decisive victory on Wednesday, this time 48-36 over rival Denham Springs High.
DENHAM SPRINGS -– Those hoping to catch a glimpse of Denham Springs’ No. 1 units against Walker’s will have to wait until the regular season.
FRENCH SETTLEMENT -- Trevor Bovia had a two-run home run and Chase Guitreau added a three-run double as Maurepas scored five runs in the final two innings for a 5-2 Metro League victory over French Settlement at the French Settlement Baseball Complex on Tuesday.
In the first season under David Knight, the Albany softball team put up a solid showing on the Louisiana Sportswriters Association’s Class 3A Baseball and Softball teams released Tuesday.
Amanda Decell led Doyle to its first state championship in softball at the end of April. Now she’s got another accolade to go with that accomplishment.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- There wasn’t ever a doubt Denham Springs High School sophomore Reese Smith wanted to play baseball in college with hopes of eventually playing professionally.
Josh Neal admits it’s going to be a bit strange not being on the Denham Springs High coaching staff for the first time in 12 years.
BATON ROUGE -- Two weeks ago when Walker’s girls’ basketball team faced Glen Oaks, the Lady Cats needed a buzzer-beater to escape with a victory during summer league play.
DENHAM SPRINGS -- Heading into last season, Denham Springs High coach Nikki Deshotel harped on team unity in hopes of fostering a tight-knit group of players.