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.
Today is National Signing Day, the day when recruits around the country sign letters of intent to play college athletics.Locally, several athletes have already signed letters of intent, although more are expected to do so.
First-year head coach Frank Wilson and the Cowboys are putting the finishing touches to their 2020 signing class. The Pokes were able to sign seven during the early period and have inked four so far on Wednesday.
The National Champion LSU Tigers already have a loaded 2020 class with eight early enrollees already on campus. According to 247 Sports, the Tigers have the fourth best 2020 recruiting class in the nation.
After a long college career, Leger announced on Twitter he signed a free-agent deal with the Cleveland Indians Wednesday. Leger said despite being undrafted, the deal is considered a first-year player contract, with the terms and verbiage similar to an average rookie deal.
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.
Former McNeese assistant coach Lark Hebert is coming back to Southwest Louisiana. The veteran coach has been named the head football coach at Vinton High School after a one year stint as Waller High School’s (TX) defensive coordinator.
Former Sulphur Golden Tor tight end Hayden Hagler announced his decision to attend Marshall University Wednesday night at a signing ceremony. Hagler chose the Thundering Herd over Akron, ULM, Memphis and UMass.
Vinton High School will open up its head football coaching search for the first time in nearly a decade this offseason as Tarius Davis won’t return in 2020. The former Lions coach confirmed his departure to KPLC.
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.
The Louisiana High School Coaches Association announced the fourth annual ‘I-10 Bowl’ will be held December 21 in Lafayette. The game will pit Lafayette area all-stars versus the Lake Charles area all-stars. The Lake Area team grabs players from as far north as Leesville and as far east as Iota.
Sulphur High School girls basketball coach Helen Lefevre reached an impressive milestone Monday, earning career win No. 800 following a 55-21 victory over Vinton at the Lakeside Bank Holiday Classic in Westlake.
The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed back to Basile for the second time in four weeks. The undefeated Oberlin Tigers once again head east to face the Bearcats of Basile. The two met for the district title in week 10 and will do so again with a trip to the semifinals on the line.
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.
The Hamilton Christian Warriors made history Monday morning as Michael Thomas became the Warriors’ first Division I men’s basketball signee in school history. Thomas signed to play basketball under Bob Marlin at UL Lafayette.
The Saints have been so consistent this season behind running back Evan Joubert. Through ten weeks, the junior has been a monster on the ground finishing the regular season with over 1,400 yards and 23 total touchdowns.
The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to Kinder for the first time in 2019. The Yellow Jackets are set to play host to district foe Rosepine in the opening round of the LHSAA Class 2A playoffs. It’s a rematch from October that saw Kinder roll, 42-26.
Every week of the regular season KPLC's Brady Renard will post his TDL 'Top 7 List' of the best teams in Southwest Louisiana. He'll also hand out the best team performance each week according to expectations coming in.
The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to Basile for the first time since 2009. The undefeated Oberlin Tigers head east with the goal of completing both a 10-0 season along with an outright district title. The Bearcats, on the other hand, can earn a share of the district title with a win over