The fact Ronnie Turbeville earned a spot on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 3A All-State football team didn't come as a surprise to Albany football coach Mike Janis, especially considering the signifigant role he played for the Hornets during his career.
If there’s one thing Jalen Lee’s figured out during his time playing football, it’s that good things often come to those who work for them.
ALBANY – Albany’s opening game in its own tournament wasn’t a thing of beauty, but Lady Hornets coach Stacy Darouse couldn’t complain about the end result.
WALKER – The Albany Lady Hornets countered an ice-cold start from the field with a red-hot finish in their come-from-behind 56-43 win over Dutchtown Friday at the Walker High School Tournament.
ALBANY – French Settlement coach Jake Bourgeois figured his team might come out a little sluggish based on its effort in warm-ups against Albany.
ALBANY – It didn’t take much for Albany’s Brock Bankston to know he’d found a home at Nunez Community College.
HOLDEN – If you think it doesn’t matter, just look at the photos of the Doyle girls basketball team receiving the championship trophy Saturday after the conclusion of their game with Denham Springs High.
HOLDEN – It took some time for Albany and Holden to find their groove, but in the end, the Lady Hornets got it done when it counted.
HOLDEN – Walker High’s played in its share of prestigious statewide tournaments, but senior guard Jalen Cook said there’s always been a soft spot in his heart for the Livingston Parish Tournament.
HOLDEN – Springfield girls basketball coach Billy Dreher knew his team would have to get off to a fast start in order to stay competitive against Doyle.
HOLDEN – Albany’s Haley Meyers had to overcome a pair of obstacles not dressed in Walker High’s green and gold uniforms.
The significance of signing day wasn’t lost on Albany softball coach David Knight, who had three seniors sign with colleges at the school on Friday.
HOLDEN – The 35th edition of the Livingston Parish Basketball Tournament gets under way Tuesday at Holden, and for the coaches of a handful of the parish’s girls teams, the tournament is an opportunity to learn more about their teams.
SPRINGFIELD – Between a dominant performance from guards Caleb Puma and Trey Yelverton and an ice-cold performance by Springfield at the free-throw line Friday, Albany comfortably defeated their cross-town rivals 73-60.
DENHAM SPRINGS – Albany guard Maddie Oubre said it’s the team’s annual expectation where plenty of challenges await them on the schedule coach Stacy Darouse presents each year.
The Albany girls basketball team went 2-1 in the St. Thomas More Tournament, including a 55-53 loss to Lafayette after putting together a furious fourth quarter on Wednesday.
French Settlement held Albany to single-digit scoring in the first and fourth quarters and five Lions scored in double figures to key at 76-51 win over the Hornets as part of the French Settlement tournament Friday.
One of the focal points for Albany heading into its first-round Class 3A state playoff game at Caldwell Parish was to cut down on turnovers.
ALBANY – Sure, the goal for Albany's football team is to win the first playoff game in school history.
GOODBEE – Turnovers on three straight possessions put Albany in a first-half hole it could not pull out of as the Hornets fell at Archbishop Hannan, 42-7, in the District 8-3A finale Friday night.
ALBANY – The Albany football team is in decent shape for the Class 3A playoffs heading into Friday’s regular season finale on the road against Hannan.
ALBANY – Albany football coach Mike Janis and his team knew they’d be in for a test against Loranger, and that’s exactly what happened.
WALKER – The Live Oak girls went into the Livingston Parish Cross Country Meet intent on keeping their streak of team championships alive.
ALBANY – As much as last week’s overtime loss to Jewel Sumner stung Albany, there’s really no time to dwell on it – not with undefeated District 8-3A frontrunner Loranger coming to town Friday.