Brady Renard joined the KPLC Sports team in July 2015 from KTVE 10 in Monroe, Louisiana, where he worked as the weekend sports anchor for three years. He's covered sports on all levels, including Super Bowls, LHSAA championships, NCAA bowl games, as well as spotlighting local athletes. He graduated from Northwestern State with a B.A. in Journalism. While attending NSU, Brady served as sports anchor/reporter/director/producer/photographer for the school's weekly newscast, NSU News. He also was the play-by-play announcer for NSU-TV's coverage of Demon sports. Brady loves giving back to the community as he volunteered his time at local animal shelters while in school and is a Kappa Alpha Order alumnus. He's Louisiana through and through! Raised in nearly every part of Louisiana there is very little he doesn't know/love about the boot. He loves covering McNeese State and the high schools across SWLA. In June 2016, Brady committed matrimony with his colleague, KPLC anchor Jillian Corder. She's agreed to let him keep his last name for on-air purposes.
LCCP running back TreVonte’ Citizen may only be entering his sophomore season, but he’ll do so with a Power Five offer in hand as Mississippi State extended an offer to the 2022 prospect on Thursday. He joins receiver Solomon Lewis as LCCP players with Power Five offers.
The Sam Houston Broncos are coming off its best season since joining Class 5A as Big Sam held a national ranking throughout the season en route to reaching the state championship game and finishing with a 37-5 record.
In the seven weeks prior to football season, KPLC 7 Sports will once again bring you the 7-in-Seven countdown each week leading into our TDL: Two-A-Days coverage. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese's most exciting matchups to the top high school prospects in Southwest Louisiana.
The Barbe Buccaneers are still celebrating the school’s tenth state title and with the championship banners come postseason honors. Collegiate Baseball released its 2019 High School All-American list and a pair of Bucs made the cut.
Any time a season comes to an end, there’s a rush of emotions. Sadness, because the season is done, but yet happiness, because of the journey. That’s how McNeese coach Justin Hill described his feelings in his final press conference of the season Tuesday morning.
The LHSAA executive committee selected hosts for the 2019-2020 LHSAA championship events at its annual summer meeting Monday. Southwest Louisiana won the bid for baseball and boy’s & girl’s basketball, keeping five state championships in the Lake Area (softball, swimming).
Sam Houston continued its impressive 2019 season on Wednesday as a pair of players were drafted. Silas Ardoin came of the board first then pitcher Cameron Meeks’ name was called two rounds later in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox at pick No. 1157 overall.
The Sam Houston Broncos are coming off its best season since joining Class 5A. Big Sam held a national ranking throughout the season as the team reached the state championship and finished with a 37-5 record.
The Cowboys big draft day continued on Wednesday when the Cowboys third selection came off the board in the 27th round. Pitcher Cayne Ueckert was drafted in the 27th round (822 overall) by the Chicago Cubs.
The 2019 McNeese Cowboys have made history. For the first-time-ever, the Cowboys had four players drafted in the same year. The new record was set when senior pitcher Bryan King was drafted in the 30th round (912 overall) by the Chicago Cubs. He joins fellow McNeese pitcher Cayne Ueckert as Cub draf
The McNeese Cowboys baseball team achieved plenty on the diamond in 2019 and the 2019 MLB Draft is a reflection of that. McNeese’s second selection on the day was Cowboy infielder Carson Maxwell. The third baseman was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 25th round (752 overall).
The Cowboys had to wait until day three, but the Pokes made it six straight seasons with a draft pick in the MLB when the Oakland Athletics selected Cowboy outfielder Shane Selman in the 21st round. The Barbe alum was the 644th selection in the draft
The St. Louis Catholic Saints are welcoming back one of their own as the school announced the hiring of Matt Fontenot as its head baseball coach. Fontenot graduated from St. Louis in 2005 and was an assistant baseball coach with the Saints in 2012.
McNeese hit the practice field for a regional for the first time in 16 years. The Cowboys took to Hawkins field working on everything from bunting to playing the ball off Vanderbilt's version of the Green Monster.
The National High School Coaches Association (NHSCA) announced Thursday that Cecchini was named its National High School Baseball Coach of the Year. On Tuesday, Cecchini led Barbe to its 10th state championship as the Bucs are currently ranked No. 7 in the USA TODAY Super 25 national rankings.
The Kinder Yellow Jackets are once again top of the class for 2A. No. 5 seed Kinder scored eight runs in the third to erase a four-run deficit en route to an 11-4 win over the seconded-seeded Doyle Tigers.
The Pitkin Tigers are going to take a page from Prince and party like it’s 1999 as the Tigers won their first baseball state title in 20 years Monday evening. Top-seeded Pitkin grabbed an early lead and rode a strong pitching performance to a 7-0 win over No. 3-seeded Converse.
It’s a dream all football players strive for— to wear a uniform for an NFL team. Former McNeese quarterback James Tabary received his opportunity this past weekend when he participated in the New Orleans Saints rookie mini-camp.
Southwest Louisiana has racked up so far at the 2019 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Meet in Baton Rouge. The State Meet is held at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium. Through the first two days of competition, the area has brought home 17 individual state championships.
It’s been one heck of a 2019 for the Etienne household. In January, Travis, a running back at Clemson, won the National Championship following a 1,700-yard season. On Wednesday, little brother Trevor Etienne took the first step in following in Travis’ footsteps by receiving his first college offer t
Alabama commit, Carly Whittington shot an incredible 148 to win the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Division II golf championship. The junior posted a 72 on day one to help her edge out Isidore Newman’s Liza Lepeyre by a pair of strokes.