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Trio's return sparking Lions' 4-game win streak


Photos by Randy Bergeron, SLU Public Info

LOOKING FOR MORE -- Senior guard Joshua Filmore is back to the team after missing the first four games of the season because of an ankle injury.



From SLU Reports
Three of the biggest additions for the 2017-18 Southeastern Louisiana men's basketball team were already on the roster.
Senior guard Joshua Filmore, senior forward Jordan Capps and junior guard Keith Charleston . . .


St. Helena continues building despite title game performance

By J.D. SUMMERLIN
Daily Star Sports Editor
sports@hammondstar.com
On Thursday's practice, St. Helena coach Brandon Brown said his team had to start fast, eliminate turnovers and stop Welsh quarterback Zach Hayes.
Friday at the . . .


St. Helena seeks first state title


J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

FOCUSED ON THE PRIZE -- St. Helena coach Brandon Brown watches his team practice Thursday morning in the Superdome in preparation for the state championship.



By J.D. SUMMERLIN
Daily Star Sports Editor
sports@hammondstar.com
When Brandon Brown took the St. Helena head coaching job five years ago, he wanted to build a state championship contender in five years. St. Helena's players each . . .


Turn of cold weather good for outdoorsmen


Photo courtesy of Todd Oalman

SUCCESSFUL TRIP -- Ernie Lewis is shown with a fine whitetail. Ernie took the buck on a recent hunt to Dierks, Arkansas. The big buck tipped the scales at close to 200 pounds.



By TODD OALMAN Correspondent
Old man winter has decided to rear his head for this weekend. A few good things will happen with this temperature drop. Now is not the time to snuggle up next to the fireplace. No, you need to be in . . .


Oak Forest boys win hoops home opener against East Rankin


Photo by Jesse Brooks

OUT AND RUNNING -- Oak Forest junior guard La'Vell Scott led the Jackets with 22 points in a 71-27 victory over East Rankin.



By JESSE BROOKS Correspondent
By JESSE BROOKS
Correspondent
Oak Forest Academy boys basketball has opened their season with a four-game win streak after taking down East Rankin Academy 71-27 on Saturday, Dec. 2. Junior shooting . . .