Sports Person of the Week

  Sports Person of the Week - Alyssa Duncan

Alyssa Duncan has helped Merryville achieve a top-three seed in the Class 1A playoffs

  Sports Person of the Week - Morgan Eaves

  Sports Person of the Week - Andrew Glass

  Sports Person of the Week - Rylee Jinks

  Sports Person of the Week - Matthew Harding

  Sports Person of the Week - Mackenzie Joseph

  Sports Person of the Week - Deonna Brister

Continued Coverage

  Sports Person of the Week - Ashtyn Lilly

  Sports Person of the Week - Josie Ogea

  Sports Person of the Week - Tremond Thompson

  Sports Person of the Week - Raven Guillory

  Sports Person of the Week - DeMarcus Jack

  Sports Person of the Week - Grant Trahan

  Sports Person of the Week - Solomon Lewis

LCCP defeated district rival South Beauregard last week to advance to the quarterfinals for the second time in three years. LCCP senior Solomon Lewis has been a significant part of the team’s success.

  Sports Person of the Week - Khrystian Hoffpauir

Senior wide receiver Khrystian Hoffpauir stood out.

Sports Person of the Week - Malachi Semien

The Tigers needed this senior class to step up and running back Malachai Semien has answered the call.

  Sports Person of the Week - Erika Whittington

Whittington has been a constant force for this Lady Tor team. In the opening playoff game vs Hahnville, Whittington posted 6 digs and 9 kills.

  Sports Person of the Week - Kylie Conner

  Sports Person of the Week - Jake Brown

  Sports Person of the Week - Gracie Dupin

  Sports Person of the Week - Tyler LeJeune

  Sports Person of the Week - Gavin Burnett

  Sports Person of the Week - Sage Seay

  Sports Person of the Week - Roydell Brown

Former McNeese guard Roydell Brown was a key factor in the Pokes resurgence these past two seasons. While his time in Lake Charles is in the rear view, his hoops career is far from finished. Brown recently turned a dream into reality by signing to play professionally in Slovakia.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jaiven Creary

Former Sulphur Tor running back Jaiven Creary suffered what could have been a career-ending ankle injury his senior season, but with his faith in God combined with the support of his family he was able to get back on his feet.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jacques Trahan

Jacques Trahan didn't have to look far to find inspiration to carry on the family rodeo tradition. He recently captured his first state title with a short-go time of 10.8 seconds in tie-down roping.

  Sports Person of the Week - Patrick Richard

After nearly retiring from basketball due to a back injury, Richard came back and had his best season as a pro. The McNeese Hall of Famer was recently named the Player of the Year for the Romanian League.

  Sports Person of the Week - Brock Meyer

From the time he picked up a vaulting pole as an eighth grader, Brock Meyer knew he'd found his calling. Five years later and the Westlake senior has realized pole-vaulting, much like any sport, is as much mental as it is physical.

  Sports Person of the Week - Kimmie Rushford

After being recruited by multiple Division I schools, Rushford ultimately decided to sign with UL Lafayette and it was there where she formed a new relationship that would turn things around for her.

  Sports Person of the Week - Zack LaFargue

Things may look a little different around Kinder High School right now, but one thing remains the same.

  Sports Person of the Week - Ryan White

The Bell City senior is a discus thrower and power forward for the Bruins and currently holds the Class B record with a discus throw of 151 feet, 6 inches. He’ll throw and play basketball at Bethany College in Kansas.

  Sports Person of the Week - Ashanti Carter

Carter recently committed to Alcorn State and will become the first softball signee in Washington-Marion's history.

  Sports Person of the Week - Sha’Markus Kennedy

He averaged 18 points, 10 boards, and two and a half blocks a night as the Pokes reached the Southland Conference tournament for the first time in four years. Kennedy's scoring efficiency was notable as he shot nearly 68 percent, which placed him second in the entire country.

  Sports Person of the Week - Gabe Meyer

The St. Louis track and field star won the Division II title as a junior and is currently ranked as the top thrower in the state and second in the nation with a distance of 185 feet and four inches.

  Sports Person of the Week - Davis Meche

Meche has stepped into his role as a leader and was on pace to have quite the finish to his Barbe career. He was named a preseason All-American by Collegiate Baseball and totaled a .411 average with 10 RBIs through the Bucs' first 13 games.

  Sports Person of the Week - Riley Dyson

The sophomore pitcher was unquestionably the Lady Panthers' star to start the year as she went 12-1 with a 1.92 ERA. She was just as dominant at the plate as she totaled a .681 average with 10 homers and 33 RBIs.

  Sports Person of the Week - Laynee Jinks

Jinks was Fairview’s top scoring threat and was named the Most Outstanding Player in Class B after averaging nearly 18 points per game during the state tournament.

  Sports Person of the Week - Alona Gray

Senior forward Alona Gray put together two of her best performances of the season in the state tournament, averaging 14 points and 9 boards while shooting 53 percent from the field, helping lead the Lady Gators to their first state title in program history.

  Sports Person of the Week - Colby Augustine

Over the course of his career, Augustine has established himself as the guy at Hathaway and his numbers reflect it. The senior is dropping 21 points and grabbing nearly 6 boards a night and his team truly feeds off his energy.

  Sports Person of the Week - Alex Yokubaitis

Alex Yokubaitis' decorated wrestling career at St. Louis came to an end with him once again winning a state championship. He's the Saints' first ever four-time state wrestling champion.

  Sports Person of the Week - Brooklyn Fontenot

The Jackets are currently ranked top 10 in the state as they clinched their first district title in 12 years.

  Sports Person of the Week - Vici Woods

The 2019 Class 1A State Tournament MVP has made huge strides in her game including stepping into a bit of a different role to prepare her for the next level. She currently averages 16 points, 16 rebounds, and five blocks per game for the top-ranked Elton Lady Indians.

  Sports Person of the Week - Aasia Sam

LaGrange junior guard Aasia Sam has been one of the many catalysts for the top team in Class 4A. She fills the stat sheet each night with averages of 15 points, three boards, and three steals per game.

  Sports Person of the Week - Kael Delcambre

Delcambre is a three-year started and has been a key piece in the Hornets 19-0 start as they are the lone undefeated boy's basketball team in the state of Louisiana.

  Sports Person of the Week - Addy Tremie

The Lady Tors have a tight-knit group of seniors with none shining brighter than senior sharpshooter Addy Tremie. Tremie has had a strong work ethic instilled in her since day one which is a big reason why she leads the Lady Tors with 17 points and six boards per game.

  Sports Person of the Week - Garrett Edwards

Pitkin senior Garrett Edwards has been outstanding during his dual-sport high school career and is coming off a junior season for the ages.

  Sports Person of the Week - Chloey Guidry

Guidry has played a key role in the Lady Hornets' early season triumphs, leading the way with 25 points, five rebounds, and four assists per game.

  Sports Person of the Week - Claire Vincent

Vincent is the The 2019 Louisiana High School Rodeo Queen and recently competed in the Las Vegas Tuffest Junior World Championship.

  Sports Person of the Week - Trevor Rider

Rider has made huge strides in his final high school season as he leads the Tigers with over 1,900 all-purpose yards and 22 total touchdowns on the year. Numbers he and his teammates always knew he was capable of putting up.

  Sports Person of the Week - Ty Fuselier

Kinder is heading back to the Quarterfinals for the seventh time in the past nine years after their win over Red River last Friday.

  Jennings sophomore Brennon Conner wins pair of LHSAA state titles at DIII swim meet

A handful of local swimmers were in line for state titles at day two of the LHSAA Swimming Championships in Sulphur on Thursday, but once again it was Jennings sophomore Brennon Conner who stole the show.

  Sports Person of the Week - Keegan Labouve

As a 21 seed, Welsh took down Franklin led by senior iron man Keegan Labouve. He put the team on his back in the opening round win rushing for 192 yards and a pair of scores along with being all over the field on defense.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jalyn Thurman

Thurman is one of the top rushers in the area with 861 yards through eight weeks, including a 100-yard, five touchdown day last week.

Sports Person of the Week - Tavyen Grice

Grice has totaled 981 yards receiving so far this season with a third of those coming just last week. In Sam Houston's 66-43 win over Southside, Grice caught 17 passes for 305 yards and a score.

  Sports Person of the Week - Luke Doucet

Through five weeks Iota has continued it's impressive run starting back in 2017.

  Sports Person of the Week - Orlandezz Leday

The senior receiver shined offensively in the Gators 32-21 win over LCCP, the program's first win since October of 2017.

  Sports Person of the Week - Luke McCardle

Senior receiver Luke McCardle has shined in Grand Lake's flexbone offense with over a hundred yards receiving and one score a week ago.

  Sports Person of the Week - Braden LeBato

The junior quarterback has scored eight total touchdowns through two weeks and has led the Red Devils to their first 2-0 start since 2015.

  Sports Person of the Week - Wesley Bushnell

Bushnell obtained his International Federation of Bodybuilding pro card at the National Physique Committee North American Championships in Pittsburgh, becoming the first IFBB pro from the Lake Area.

  Sports Person of the Week - Luke Lawton

After a six year career in the NFL, former McNeese Cowboy Luke Lawton recently started his own corporation that produces a line of smart helmets to monitor air pressure.

  Sports Person of the Week - Keegan Nelms

McNeese outside hitter Keegan Nelms has been a staple on the Cowgirl volleyball team since she arrived on campus.

  Sports Person of the Week - Blake Elliott

The former McNeese golfer's pro career has been off to a good start. Elliott has competed in four events and recently finished third at the Texas Open, winning just under 14,000 dollars.

  Sports Person of the Week - Eric Rene

Rene was one of seven bowlers from Louisiana to compete at the Junior Gold Bowling Championship in Detroit where he had a single game high score of 258.

  Sports Person of the Week - Chris Livings

From the time he stepped foot on McNeese’s campus, Chris Livings has made a living in opposing teams’ backfields. With one season to go as a Cowboy, he sits 10.5 sacks away from tying McNeese’s all-time career record.

  Sports Person of the Week - Coy Hebert

Hebert capped off a stellar high school career with a saddle bronc state championship and then went on to bring home a world championship at the Little Britches rodeo earlier in July.

  Sports Person of the Week - Kevin Hardy

Basketball is a way of life for the three Hardy brothers. Kevin was the pioneer for their families love of the game.

  Lacassine’s Whittington signs with Alabama

Lacassine alum Carly Whittington made it official with Alabama on Thursday as the Division II individual state champion signed a golf scholarship with the Tide.

  Sports Person of the Week - Holly Jones

One of those e-sports teams – the Bloodhounds. Because these gamers are so immersed in the digital world, their graphics and design must be as elite as they are. That’s where Sulphur native Holly Jones comes in.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jack Wright

Third generation cowboy Jack Wright overcame a pair of injuries in 2018 to win his first state title on June 15th, his mother DeAnne's birthday.

  Fifth annual Al Woods Fun Day

People from near and far came together in Elton on Saturday for the fifth consecutive year to celebrate one of their own — former Indian and current NFL defensive tackle Al Woods.

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade six-time All-Star Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in return for three players and three first-round picks.

Aaron Jeansonne: Patience and Progress

“Well, that wasn’t so bad” pretty much sums up our recent race weekend in the BRSCC Avon National Formula Ford Championship rounds at Anglesey Circuit on the coastline of Wales.

  Sports Person of the Week - Cameron Meeks

The Shreveport native was drafted in the 38th round by the Boston Red Sox following a stellar senior campaign. Despite the opportunity to live out his pro dreams immediately, Meeks stayed firm to his prior commitment and will play college baseball at McNeese.

  Sports Person of the Week - Isaac Ingram

The senior capped off a stellar week at Burton with three consecutive eight-second rides in bareback riding en route to bringing home his first state title with a score of 68.5 points.

  Sports Person of the Week - Aidan Anderson

Reliever turned starter Aidan Anderson was the firecracker that got the Cowboys' run started in Sugar Land last week. For his efforts, he was named the tournament's MVP.

  Sports Person of the Week - Brody Drost

The LSU commit was named the game's most outstanding player after finishing with five RBIs off three hits including a 3-run bomb in the sixth to give Barbe their highest margin of victory in a championship game.

Numerous #SWLApreps athletes sign on the dotted line this week

A number of local athletes recently made their college decisions.

Kinder native Blake Trahan receives Gold Glove for 2018 season

Kinder native and Louisville Bats shortstop Blake Trahan was named a Minor League Baseball Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner for the 2018 season.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jace LeJeune

Hathaway High School Golf wins first-ever boys state title.

  Sports Person of the Week - Silas Ardoin

Texas commit Silas Ardoin has been the anchor for the number two team in Class 5A.

  Sports Person of the Week - Justyce McClain

Since she was eleven, playing college softball was Justyce McClain’s dream and she wanted to do it at the University of Arizona, that is until she traveled about 1,100 miles East.