Wossman High School's head football coach, Dean Smith, was relieved of his duties this morning, The Ouachita Citizen has learned.
Coach long enough and you’ll experience the joys of a mostly injury-free season and the tribulations of being snake-bit. Neville head coach Mickey McCarty experienced the latter in 2019.
The Northeast Louisiana football community continues to mourn the loss of Carroll assistant coach Osaro Kyles, who was found unresponsive by his wife, LaWanda Kyles, at their home on Sunday.
Steven Fitzhugh would prefer to remain under the radar, but it just wasn’t meant for Ouachita Christian’s veteran head coach to escape the spotlight in 2019.
Teshadi Talton, who was a member of West Monroe’s 2009 Class 5A State Championship team before joining River Oaks’ 2010 MAIS-AA State Championship squad, lost a battle to cancer on Dec. 23 at the age of 28.
The fourth I-20 Bowl held at Ruston High School drew elite participation from schools across Northeast Louisiana, so it didn’t shock anyone on the East sidelines to see a 42-21 victory in the All-Star matchup against Northwest Louisiana.
Reaping the rewards of its third straight conference championship, state quarterfinalist Sterlington swept the individual awards on the All-District 2-3A team.
Sterlington quarterback Hayes Crockett made it official Wednesday morning, signing a national letter of intent with ULM on the first day of the early signing period.
Ouachita Parish is well-represented on the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s ISC Academic All-State football team. Eleven parish athletes from six different schools made the team.
“Finish strong” meant more than a simple sports cliché for Ouachita Christian fans to put on a t-shirt. Instead, it was two words that would serve as a building block for a state championship season.
New Roads Catholic-Pointe Coupee and Ouachita Christian kickoff the LHSAA/Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic in the Mercedes-Benz Louisiana Superdome. Starting time for the Division IV state championship game is set for noon Friday.
Twenty-one football players from Ouachita Parish schools have been selected to play in the I-20 Bowl all-star game. Ruston High School will host the fourth annual game, which pits area seniors from northeast Louisiana against seniors from the Shreveport area.
Jill Peacock and Alyssa Parker combined for 32 points as the West Ouachita Lady Chiefs improved to 7-0 with a 59-36 victory over Sterlington on Tuesday night.
Grant Mashaw has never been one to complain about a lack of playing time. As a two-way starter for the better part of three years, the senior offensive lineman/linebacker has been a constant in the Ouachita Christian lineup.
Talk to any West Monroe fan leading up to last Friday’s road contest against No. 7 Destrehan, the feeling was mostly mutual. As if they were reading a script from Star Wars, the phrase, “I’ve got a bad feeling about this” might’ve come up a time or two.
Hunter Herring has earned his share of player of the week awards from various media outlets over the past few weeks. More accolades are certain to follow for the Ouachita Christian junior quarterback, who ran for five touchdowns in the second half of the Eagles 56-41 Division IV semifinal tr…
A week after pulling off dramatic quarterfinal upsets on the road, Metairie Park Country Day and Ouachita Christian collide in the Division IV semifinals Friday night at Steven Fitzhugh Field. Kickoff time is set for 6 p.m., an hour earlier than normal.
There’s a reason the Jennings Bulldogs may look familiar to Sterlington fans when the two teams square off in the Class 3A state playoffs. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Friday at Jerry Simmons Stadium in Jennings.
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year for some, but Thanksgiving holds a special place in the heart of Dorian Eddins. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that Sterlington’s senior free safety is practicing football over the Thanksgiving break for the fourth straight year.
With Christmas vastly approaching, the No. 18 DeRidder Dragons got nearly everything it could have asked for heading into a second round matchup with No. 2 Neville.
On a night where West Monroe’s scoreboard failed to power on, the Rebels offensive line put on a display of raw, natural power in the trenches to generate another West Monroe playoff victory.
Back in August, Ouachita Christian and Calvary Baptist met in Ruston for a preseason scrimmage. The stakes will be considerably higher when the fifth-ranked Eagles and fourth-ranked Cavaliers collide Friday night in Shreveport in the Division IV quarterfinals.
Kaplan and Sterlington have become accustomed to making deep playoff runs over the past three years. Unfortunately, the season will end early for one of the Class 3A powers when they collide in the second round at Panther Field.
Isaiah Brown scored three touchdowns in the first quarter as Calvary Baptist jumped on St. Frederick early en route to 52-12 Division IV first round playoff victory Friday night in Shreveport.
In a rematch of a game that was called in the fourth quarter just eight days prior, the No. 30 West Ouachita Chiefs made schematic adjustments to give No. 3 Alexandria fits early. Unfortunately for the Chiefs, West Ouachita could not maintain their early success in a 42-14 defeat on the road…
Sterlington coach Lee Doty is thankful that Friday night’s matchup against Crowley is a football game and not a track meet. Seeded No. 2 in the Class 3A bracket, the Panthers (9-0) are home for the first round of the playoffs against the No. 31 Gents (5-5).
Hosting their first playoff game since 2016, the No. 10 seed Carroll Bulldogs take on the No. 23 Jennings Bulldogs in a first round Class 3A matchup Friday night.
St. Frederick is tasked with doing something no one has yet to do this season — slowing down the Calvary Baptist juggernaut. Starting time for the Division IV first round playoff game is 7 p.m. Friday in Shreveport. St. Fred (6-4) is the No. 13 seed while the 10-0 Cavaliers come in at No. 4.
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