Kylie Conner has been working towards this goal since she was in the sixth grade and a few weeks ago, she accomplished it. The 17-year-old recently competed in the National High School Rodeo Finals and took home 3rd place in the world in breakaway roping and 4th in the world in barrel racing, crowni
15-year-old Jake Brown has already decided what his future looks like. Brown is only going to be a Sophomore at Sulphur High School, but last week, he verbally committed to play baseball at LSU come 2023.
After leading Iota to the Class 3A state quarterfinals his freshman year, Tyler LeJeune was on track for a breakout sophomore year before the pandemic halted play. During the shortened 2020 season, he flirted with a near .400 average. And while there was a temporary pause on the field, the work off
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.