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Photo courtesy of Kelli Sonnier
TAKING HIS TALENTS TO THE COAST -- Ponchatoula senior Kole Sonnier signed to continue playing baseball in college at Coastal Alabama Community College. Pictured in the top row left to right: . . .


Joe Alleva announces resignation as LSU Athletic Director

From LSU Staff Reports
Joe Alleva, LSU and Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, today announced he is stepping down from his current position and is transitioning to a new role as special assistant to the president for . . .


Homers power Lions to non-conference win at McNeese

From SLU Staff Reports
Home runs by Connor Manola and Evan Pace powered Southeastern Louisiana to a 12-3 nonconference win Tuesday over McNeese at Joe Miller Ballpark.
Southeastern (19-18) improved to 15-4 against the Cowboys . . .


Loranger brings bats to beat Albany, claims district title


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

STARTING THE BARRAGE -- Loranger's Jake Messina nails a double that started the Wolves scoring surge in the fourth inning. Messina went 3-for-4 at the plate to help lead his team to a district championship.



Loranger hit well as a team and Breyer Zahn closed out the final two innings by going through just six batters in six at-bats to win the District 7-3A Championship by beating Albany 12-7 on Wednesday, April 17.
After beating the . . .


Falcons run in Strawberry Relays


Photo by Gary Lee

DONNES HEADED TO BOCA RATON -- Falcon Senior John Donnes surrounded by his family and Saint Thomas Aquinas head Cross Country and Track & Field coach Miguel Becerra signed a letter of intent to attend Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, where he will run cross country and track for the Fighting Knights.



From Staff Reports
The St. Thomas Aquinas girls track and field team posted a fourth place team finish in Friday's 2019 SLU High School Strawberry Relays, while the boys team posted a sixth place team finish.
The Walker High . . .


Lady Hornets fall in pitchers' duel to Erath

BY CALEB LAY Daily Star Sports Editor
Both teams were strong in the circle on Tuesday, but Erath managed to string some plays together at the plate in a victory over Albany Hornets on Tuesday. The Lady Hornets season came to an . . .


Loranger beats Albany to force district title game

BY CALEB LAY
Daily Star Sports Editor
sports@hammondstar.com
The push for the District 7-3A title got a lot more interesting after Loranger beat Albany at home 6-4 on Tuesday, April 16.
Coming into the contest, Albany (19-9) led . . .


Sterling represents Southeastern on All-Louisiana Teams

From SLU Staff Reports
Southeastern Louisiana junior guard Celica Sterling was named to the 2018-19 Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) Women's Basketball Teams, which were released by the LSWA on Saturday.
Sterling, a . . .


Altuve, Gurriel hit grand slams, Miley starts on mound as Astros beat Seattle

By CHRIS TALBOTT Associated Press
Jose Altuve is as baffled as everyone else about his recent power surge.
Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams as the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 10-6 Friday night for their major . . .


Greenwood, Veal selected to All-Louisiana Team


FIRST TEAM - Southeastern's Moses Greenwood dunks the ball on a fastbreak opportunity. The senior forward was named to the first-team of the LSWA's all-collegiate men's basketball team.



From SLU Staff Reports
Southeastern Louisiana's Moses Greenwood and Marlain Veal continue to collect post season honors as both were named to the 2018-19 Louisiana Sports Writers Association All-Louisiana Team Men's Basketball . . .


Lions drop final game to Northwestern State, set to play McNeese

From SLU Staff Reports
Northwestern State right-hander Cullen McDonald carried a perfect game into the seventh inning as the Demons shut down Southeastern Louisiana, 3-1, in the Southland Conference series finale Sunday at Pat . . .


Southeastern hosts JSU for non-conference doubleheader

From SLU Staff Reports
The Southeastern Louisiana softball team will close out its non-conference home schedule on Tuesday, hosting Jackson State for a 3 p.m. doubleheader at North Oak Park.
The Lady Lions (24-17) and the . . .


Lions showcase offseason work during spring game


Caleb Lay/Daily Star

INCUMBENT STARTER -- SLU quarterback Chason Virgil drops back against the defense during the Lions' spring football game. Virgil was the starter last season for Southeastern



During last year's spring game for the Southeastern football team, head coach Frank Scelfo had a totally different mindset coming into the game. This year, he knew more of what he could expect.
"We've evolved," Scelfo about his . . .


Knopp's career day lead Lions to victory

From SLU Staff Reports

HAMMOND, La. "" Mason Knopp fanned a career-high 13 batters and Southeastern Louisiana busted up a Super Lion Saturday pitchers' duel, defeating Northwestern State, 8-1, in Southland Conference action at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field . . .


SLU blanks Lamar to take Southland series

From SLU Staff Reports

Southeastern Louisiana Briahna Bennett's RBI double in the bottom of the fifth inning backed up a gem by junior Alley McDonald, as SLU took a 1-0 victory over Lamar in the rubber game of its Southland Conference softball series on Super Li . . .