As fast as Dontrell Cobbs recruitment heated up this summer with offers from Power 5 schools, the recruiting process ended just as swiftly for the West Monroe senior pass rusher.
Minus six seniors and four starters from last year’s 21-12 team, the West Ouachita Lady Chiefs are counting on an influx of younger players to step in and produce.
University of Louisiana Monroe President Dr. Nick J. Bruno announces Scott McDonald as the new ULM Director of Athletics. McDonald joined the university in June 2018 as Chief Administrative Officer and soon took on the role of Interim Director of Athletics.
Sterlington head football coach Lee Doty didn’t have to search hard or far for a defensive coordinator. After spending a year chasing grandchildren, Randy Carr was available, able and more than willing.
Louisiana Tech's Dave Nitz and Matt Dunigan were among nine individuals inducted into the 2019 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Saturday evening in Natchitoches, which was headlined by former LSU head coach Les Miles and NFL legend Peyton Manning.
After tying Ruston for another district title under head coach Wade Simoneaux, the West Monroe Rebels shared individual district honors with the Bearcats.
After Neville and West Ouachita battled back-and-forth in a District 2-4A baseball race that was ultimately decided by a 10-9 Game 3 victory by the Neville Tigers, it should come as no surprise these teams dominated the all-district selections.
In an inexplicable development, Sterlington senior right-hander Trey Rugg has been voted MVP of District 2-3A. (Pardon the sarcasm. We’re running out of ways to describe Trey Rugg’s haul of postseason awards).
AUSTIN, Texas – Texas junior third baseman Ryan Reynolds was selected by the Chicago Cubs with the 432nd pick in the 14th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday.
When a team closes out the season on a 23-game winning streak and hoists the state championship trophy, postseason awards are sure to follow. Such is the case with Ouachita Christian as the Eagles claimed 13 spots (10 first team) and swept the individual awards on the All-District 2-1A baseb…
BATON ROUGE – LSU junior center fielder Zach Watson was selected Tuesday on Day 2 of the 2019 MLB Draft. Watson was selected in the third round (pick No. 79) by the Baltimore Orioles.
With a runner on first with one out, Ouachita Christian ace Ty Pankey got the groundball of a lifetime. Crew Wilson fielded the grounder, tossed it over to Connor Mulhern and Mulhern made a flawless turn to throw the final runner out in the Division IV State Championship Game.
Ouachita Christian head coach John Parker knew he had all the right cards, but holding the cards and knowing how to correctly play them are two completely different things.
Slightly over a month ago, Justin Fuller was a typical high school senior athlete. Having accepted the reality that there were no sports scholarship offers on the horizon, all he wanted was to close out a good career at Sterlington, graduate and begin life as a college student. Then one thro…
Back in the fall, Trey Rugg pulled off an uncommon feat by winning the District 2-3A Offensive MVP award as a tackle while helping Sterlington to a state runner-up finish. Moving on to the spring, the senior right-hander was the unanimous pick for District 2-3A MVP after leading the Panthers…
Jessie Burnette walked into the gym Friday afternoon (May 31) at the Neville Team Camp tournament clad in blue and gold. It seemed more than a little odd that he was there as a spectator.
Ouachita began the process of replacing four key members of its rotation from last year’s Class 5A state semifinalist basketball squad with a 6-0 run through the Neville Team Camp.
One quote last May laid the foundation for what head coach Ashley Burkett-Hoyle called “one of the best pitching performances” she’s seen in her time as both a player and coach at West Ouachita.
Going into her senior softball season, Sarah Tilmon understood that Ouachita Christian’s pitching load rested squarely on her shoulders. Her diligent preparation led to a spectacular season for the Lady Eagles as a team and Tilmon as an individual.
Fresh off of a state runner-up finish, Sterlington goes into the summer with vacancies up front as graduation claimed three starters on both the offensive and defensive lines.
The biggest jumps for teams under new coaching regimes typically come around year three. For West Ouachita, the Chiefs are hoping to make that jump despite moving up to Class 5A.
It was one of the hardest decisions Tim Whitman has ever made, but the former Ouachita softball head coach accepted the vacant head coaching position at North DeSoto High School last Friday.
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