ALBANY – Brittney Turner of Albany High's softball team may not have taken a direct path to playing college softball, but she’s right on the cusp of doing just that nonetheless.
ALBANY – Maybe it was fitting that the Albany defense turned in likely its most dominating half of the season in linebacker Tyler Bates’ return to the team.
ALBANY – Albany football coach Mike Janis may not have wanted to break down the film after the Hornets’ loss at DeQuincy, but he did.
When it comes down to it, Albany football coach Mike Janis said the Hornets’ 46-42 loss at DeQuincy was a combination of things.
Albany improved to 2-1 on the season after last week’s win over Springfield, but that doesn’t mean the Hornets don’t have some things to work on heading into Friday’s game at DeQuincy.
SPRINGFIELD – If there’s one thing the folks in attendance at Friday’s game between Albany and Springfield learned, it’s that there’s no quit in either team.
ALBANY – Albany coach Mike Janis and Springfield coach Ryan Serpas know all too well what the Albany-Springfield rivalry is all about.
ALBANY – With Albany heading into its game Friday with St. Michael the Archangel in Baton Rouge, Hornets coach Mike Janis said the goal for his team isn’t complicated.
ALBANY – During the summer’s 7-on-7 league play, Albany football coach Mike Janis said his team couldn’t get comfortable relying on Rhett Wolfe’s ability to come up with big scoring catches.
Those in attendance at Friday’s North Oaks Sports Medicine Albany Jamboree may have done a double-take, and that’s OK.
ALBANY – Albany had just about a complete effort as one can ask for in a jamboree against Pope John Paul II Friday night.
Albany football coach Mike Janis and Springfield football coach Ryan Serpas aren’t overlooking their respective opponents in the North Oaks Sports Medicine Albany Jamboree on Friday, but it’s also safe to say they’ll be doing a little bit of advance scouting.
Teams in District 8-3A haven’t played a game yet, but a trio of the league’s coaches are determined to use last season as a learning experience heading into the season.
ALBANY — One of the cornerstones of Albany’s summer camp work was building trust among teammates, and second-year coach Mike Janis never has to go very far to find the perfect example of it.
ALBANY — Don’t get Albany coach Mike Janis wrong -- he wants his team to win games. It’s just that he’s hoping the team has a little fun while doing so.
Denham Springs High School and Hood Dental Care announce the sale of tickets for the DSHS Athletic Hall of Fame banquet at the school office now through September 19.
There’s plenty for Albany football coach Mike Janis to be optimistic about at this point in the preseason, but the Hornets will get their first true test of outside competition in Thursday’s 6 p.m. scrimmage at Pine.
What Madison Knight said was not her best day on the softball field turned out to be anything but in the end.
Natalie Kelly saw a number of changes in her first season at Auburn University in 2018-19 following a standout career at Albany High School, including the tempo and physicality of the college game and the level of competition.
ALBANY – The Albany football team had some bright spots during 7-on-7 drills over the summer, transitioning to a more pass-friendly offense, but Hornets coach Mike Janis is getting overly excited just yet as fall camp gets started.
WATSON – To some observers 7-on-7 passing competitions are nothing more than a glorified practice, something Albany has taken a little more pride in during its summer sessions.
Albany’s Brittney Turner was Livingston Parish’s lone representative on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A All-State softball team, which was released Thursday.
WALKER – All it took was one big play to give Albany the momentum it needed to go 3-0 on the first day of 7-on-7 football league action Wednesday at Walker High.
SPRINGFIELD – Springfield hit the weight room in the morning on Monday, then pounded the lumber in the evening in taking a 15-6 victory over rival Albany in a split varsity/junior varsity Summer League contest at Springfield Middle School.
Heading into the Metro Baton Rouge Invitational 7 on 7 Summer League, the goal for Albany coach Mike Janis isn’t complicated.