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Albany heading to semifinals

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FROM DOWNTOWN -- Albany senior Camyrn Woods (right) shoots a 3-pointer over Caldwell Parish's Whitney Tate.

After a tight first quarter full of turnovers, sloppy play and nerves, the Albany Lady Hornets broke through in the second quarter and preceded to dominate Caldwell Parish 70-36 on Thursday, Feb. 21, in the quarterfinals game.
Despite the big 34-point win, the game . . . more »


Southeastern hosts former CWS Cinderella

From SLU Staff Reports
HAMMOND -- Southeastern Louisiana hosts Stony Brook, the former College World Series Cinderella, in a three-game, nonconference series this weekend at Pat Kenelly Diamond at Alumni Field.
Games between Southeastern (0-4) and the Seawolves (2- . . . more »


Defense wins championships

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Defense wins championships
St. Thomas Aquinas' Jaylyn James (center) and Caroline Ingraffia (right) apply pressure on a Dunham player in the first half of Thursday's Division III quarterfinal 55-28 win hosted at STA. The Lady Falcon . . . more »


Loranger clinches Marsh Madness berth

Photo by Jim Henderson

ABOVE THE RIM -- Loranger head coach Sean Shields celebrates his team's quarterfinal win by cutting down the nets.

By Jim Henderson
With a trip to the state high school basketball tournament on the line, the Loranger Lady Wolves will make its second consecutive appearance after defeating the No. 24 seeded Madison Parish Lady Jaguars 70-37 in a Class 3A quarterfinal playoff cont . . . more »


Basketball: District 7-3A All District teams honors

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MVP - Loranger's Jamya Mingo-Young (4, in black) drives along the baseline. Young was named the MVP of District 7-3A.

From Staff Reports
Girls 7-3A All-District Team
MVP: J'Mya Mingo- Young Sr Loranger
1st TEAM:
Camryn Woods Sr Albany
Lulu Hookfin Jr Loranger
Ivy Carr Sr Loranger
Tykayla Roberston Jr Sumner
2nd TEAM:
Kiana Foster Sr Loranger
Jonee' Sims Fr Sumner
Maddy Oubre Jr Al . . . more »


STA and Holy Ghost win national championships

Photo courtesy of Grace Gambel

JUNIOR HIGH CHAMPS -- Holy Ghost Cheerleaders win 2 coveted white jackets by placing first in both their Game Day and Worlds Competition. Pictured from left to right: Front Row: Coach Laureen DiGionanni, KatiRose Hoover, Audrey Delatte, Hailey Gauff, Sophia Pray, Elisabeth Mollega. Rickie Matheu, Brenley Cothern, Allie Landry and Coach Krislyn Kerr. Back Row: Caroline Durnin, Kayla Nash, Carly Bourgeois, Katherine Abdalla, Nola Mull, Gracelyn Navarra, Blayre Tallo, Julia Bouffard, Lilly Kael and Mia Labourdette.

From Staff Reports
From Staff Reports
In Orlando last week the St. Thomas Aquinas and Holy Ghost Cheerleaders put Hammond, Louisiana on the map by bringing home gold medals and white jackets by placing first in the United Cheerleaders Associations National Champion . . . more »


Hot shooting leads New Orleans past Southeastern

From Staff Reports
Coming off a big 88-52 win over McNeese where it looked like the Lions could do no wrong, Southeastern wound up on looking anemic on the defensive end as Bryson Robinson scored 23 points for New Orleans as the Privateers defeated Southeastern Lou . . . more »


SLU ready for critical road game at UNO

From SLU Staff Reports
NEW ORLEANS -- The reigning Southland Conference Champion Southeastern Louisiana men's basketball team heads to the Crescent City Wednesday night to face the University of New Orleans at 7 p.m. at Lakefront Arena.
The Lions (13-13, 9-4 Southl . . . more »


Falcons hold off rally by Hammond

Photo by Gary Lee

SENIORS COLLIDE -- Hammond senior catcher Ashton Dupuy tags out Saint Thomas Aquinas senior Brock Barringer in Monday's cross-town showdown won by the Falcons 6-5.

From Staff Reports
HAMMOND " The Saint Thomas Aquinas Falcons took a 6-2 lead into the final half of the seventh inning but had to survive a late rally by the Hammond High Tornadoes to secure a 6-5 win. Hammond scored three runs in the failed comeback on a walk by . . . more »


Photo by Gary Lee
Hammond High Magnet officially retired the baseball jersey (#4) of former baseball and football player Jon Michael Williams, a 2011 graduate who passed away last year. Former teammates, coaches and fans came out to honor this beloved young man. Th . . . more »


SLU welcomes New Orleans for Play4Kay Game

From SLU Staff Reports
HAMMOND -- The Southeastern Louisiana women's basketball team will dedicate its 7 p.m. Southland Conference contest versus New Orleans on Wednesday in the University Center to the fight against cancer by participating in the national Play4Kay . . . more »


Boys basketball brackets unveiled

The LHSAA released the boys basketball playoff brackets on Monday, Feb. 18. More of the local high school teams made the postseason this year, with Albany, Hammond and Loranger all earning postseason bids after missing out last season.
In Class 5A, Ponchatoula (25- . . . more »


No. 1 LSU rallies past Lions for 6-5 victory

From SLU Staff Reports
LSU's Brock Mathis' run-scoring single in the bottom of the eighth inning proved the game-winner, as the No. 1 Tigers bested Southeastern Louisiana, 6-5, in non-conference baseball action Tuesday evening at Alex Box Stadium.
The Lions (0-4) w . . . more »


Lady Wolves advance to quarterfinals with win

By Jim Henderson
The No. 1 seeded Loranger Lady Wolves continued their trek to defend its Class 3A championship after whipping No. 16 Westlake 72-52 in a Class 3A regional played at the LHS gym.
The victory was the 10th in a row for the Lady Wolves, who now advance . . . more »