Three parish boys basketball teams entered the weekend looking to clinch state tournament berths, and all three squads made good on their effort.
An uncharacteristic 27 turnovers compounded with a poor shooting night in the Class 4A semifinals gave way to No. 3 Neville’s elimination from the state tournament.
After upsetting No. 2 Family Community to get to the state championship game, No. 3 Claiborne Christian fell to No. 1 University Academy, 58-28, in the Division V State Championship Game Thursday afternoon.
The No. 10 West Monroe Lady Rebels could not overcome shooting 21% from the field with a size disadvantage to No. 6 Captain Shreve in the Class 5A semifinals. West Monroe fell 47-32 after being held to just 15 points through the first three quarters.
The driving force that pitted Carroll and Bossier as foes early into the 2020-21 basketball season centered around a last-minute change in a Natchitoches Central tournament.
Before every Wossman boys basketball game, head coach Casey Jones tries to say one thing before his team breaks the huddle and takes the court: “Have fun.”
Neville veteran guard PD McCraney vigorously shook his leg on the bench after exiting the game with a cramp late in the third quarter. McCraney limped around but ultimately came back into the game and scored 10 fourth-quarter points in a 55-54 second round thriller over No. 13 (13-10) Helen Cox.
Ouachita Christian hangs its hat on relentless pressure, and St. Martin’s Episcopal found that out in a 64-32 Lady Eagle semifinal victory Monday afternoon.
West Monroe head coach Amy Daigle captured a milestone she won’t soon forget over the weekend at ULM. Daigle earned her 500th victory in her storied 26-year career as softball head coach.
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Minutes after No. 2 West Monroe was stunned in a 66-64 loss to No. 31 Thibodaux, Ouachita clung to a two-point lead at the end of the third quarter.
Moments after the most devastating loss of his coaching career, West Monroe head coach Kyle Hill walked over to the radio booth to do a postgame interview.
It wasn’t (27-2) Ouachita Christian’s birthright to play for a state title, nor was it predetermined the No. 1 Lady Eagles would be in Hammond for the state tournament.
As senior after senior climbed the ladder to cut a piece of the net down following Neville’s 42-37 quarterfinal victory Thursday night, Neville head coach Lorrie Guimbellot swelled with pride. Her Lady Tigers just ripped off their 18th straight victory, and this one sent Neville back to the …
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Stan Humphries' mind wouldn’t rest following the conclusion of the 2019-2020 basketball season. A change here. A different decision there. Surely there was something the Ouachita Christian Lady Eagles head coach could have done to prevent a 53-50 loss to St. Mary’s in the 2020 Division IV St…
Heading into what ultimately was a 39-26 opening round playoff victory, West Monroe head coach John Green feared a slow start was in order after spending most of the week away from his club due to the winter storm.
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The No. 2 West Monroe Rebels improved their chances of earning the top overall seed by pulling off a Top 10 win against Ouachita at home Friday night.
The No. 13 West Monroe Lady Rebels (14-5) solidified its chances of hosting a home playoff game with a 69-52 victory against No. 15 Ouachita Parish (12-7) Friday night.
The Ouachita Christian Lady Eagles have secured the No. 1 overall seed in Division IV for the second season in a row. The brackets haven't been released yet, but the power points make it inevitable.
The last time the No. 3 Neville Lady Tigers suffered a loss was on Dec. 14 against Ouachita Christian. The last time Neville won by less than double digits was Jan. 26 against West Monroe.
St. Frederick’s Taylor Howard was inches away from stealing the ball away from a Ouachita Christian player amid a 42-42 tie with four minutes remaining of a Tuesday night district matchup.
To the Ouachita boys basketball team go the spoils, for now. Ouachita won the first matchup between the Lions and the No. 1 West Monroe Rebels last Saturday, but a rematch looms.
College coaches seemed to rely on social media more than ever before, as extended dead periods summed up what had to be a daunting task to recruit players during a pandemic.
After garnering offers from all over the country, Neville offensive tackle Will Campbell ultimately decided he would keep his stripes with a verbal pledge to play for the LSU Tigers.
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