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Warrior defense stops Hawks

J.D. Summerlin/Daily Star

TOUCHDOWN AMITE — Amite's Cam Henderson (2) gets by the St. Helena defense for a score in the third quarter of Friday night's district game at Greensburg. The Warriors improve to 8-0 on the year.



The Warrior defense made big plays all game long and guided Amite to its biggest win of the season so far with a 19-12 district win over St. Helena in Greensburg. Amite now is in control of its destiny in the District 8-2A race with Springfield and St. Thomas Aquin . . . more »

   

Southeastern looks to extend win streak at ACU

Photo by Randy Bergeron/SLU Sports Info

Southeastern defenders Sean Clavelle and Sione Teuhema tackle Houston Baptist University quarterback Bailey Zappe in the first half Saturday at Husky Stadium in Houston.



From SLU Reports
The Southeastern Louisiana football team will look to continue its winning streak on Saturday, when it travels to Southland Conference rival Abilene Christian for a 2:30 p.m. contest at Wildcat Stadium.
The Lions (4-3, 4-1 Southland) have won four . . . more »

   

Green Wave searching for first district win

Caleb Lay/Daily Star

IN THE POCKET -- Ponchatoula quarterback T.J. Finley looks for the open receiver while the St. Paul's defense pressures him.



By Caleb Lay
Daily Star Sports Reporter
sports2@hammondstar.com
The Ponchatoula Green Wave hope to roll to their first district win of the season tonight when they travel to play Fontainebleau.
Both teams come into the matchup with identical 2-5 records and are on . . . more »

   

STA hosts NIAL Championships

Photo courtesy of Gary Lee

GET SET, GO -- Runners take off from the starting line in last week's NIAL Championships at St. Thomas Aquinas.



From Staff Reports
Holy Ghost and Trafton Academy brought home five of the eight 2017 NIAL Cross Country team championships and also take three runner-ups last week.
This year's 2017 NIAL's were held at the St. Thomas Aquinas High School Cross Country Course in Ham . . . more »

   

Local student to attend Barcelona soccer camp

Photo courtesy of Linda Joiner

SOCCER STAR -- Ayden Torres and his family will travel to Barcelona, Spain to attend the invite-only 2017 FCB Escola Clinic.



From Staff Report
From Staff Report
Ayden Torres and his family will travel to Barcelona, Spain to attend the 2017 FCB Escola Clinic put on by the elite soccer team FC Barcelona.
Torres is a 3rd-grade student at Hammond Westside Montessori in Mrs. Colette Taillon's . . . more »

   

Teuhema named to STATS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

Photo by Randy Bergeron/SLU Sports Info

Southeastern linebacker Sione Teuhema tackles Houston Baptist University running back Terrance Peters Jr. in the first half Saturday at Husky Stadium in Houston, Texas.



From SLU Reports
Southeastern Louisiana senior linebacker Sione Teuhema has been added to the STATS Buck Buchanan Award Watch List in an announcement from STATS LLC on Wednesday.
The Buck Buchanan Award was established in 1995 and is awarded annually to the nation' . . . more »

   

STA looks for win over Springfield

Photo courtesy of Gary Lee

PLOWING THE FIELD--The Falcon offensive line clears a path for senior quarterback Kade Bleakley to run for one of his four touchdowns on the night. The senior QB also passed for two more as Saint Thomas celebrated homecoming with a 52-31 win over district rival Northlake Christian.



Last year when Springfield and St. Thomas met at Springfield, the Falcons escaped with a 19-11 win where a few special team plays made the difference in the game.
The teams will face each other on the same field Friday night and St. Thomas' offense will be a more s . . . more »

   

Loranger looking to keep streak going vs. Sumner

The Loranger Wolves look to get their third consecutive win when they travel to Kentwood to take on Sumner Friday in a district matchup.
Loranger (3-4) is coming off a 35-22 win over Bogalusa.
"I thought we played really well against Bogalusa," Loranger head coac . . . more »

   

Local teams maintain ranking in football poll

FIND THE HOLE- St. Helena quarterback Ricky Travis looks for a hole in the defense on a read-option play. (Caleb Lay/Daily Star)



By Caleb Lay
Daily Star Sports Reporter
sports2@hammondstar.com
With another week of high school football down, the top teams in the Louisiana Sports Writers Association's polls appear to solidify. Only one team in the top five of any classification dropped below f . . . more »