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Former McNeese coach Lark Hebert tabbed to lead Vinton’s football program

  Jan. 10 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Sports Person of the Week - Garrett Edwards

  Jan. 7 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Jan. 3 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Sports Person of the Week - Chloey Guidry

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  Sports Person of the Week - Kate Turner

Lafayette beats Lake Charles in 2019 I-10 Bowl, 40-10

  Dec. 20 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

  Barbe’s Hunter Brown signs to play football at Air Force Academy

  Sam Houston offensive lineman Jerren Gilbert signs with Louisiana Tech

  Sulphur alum Hayden Hagler signs with Marshall

  Jennings falls to St. James in 3A title game, 51-14

Jennings Cinderella run came to an end as top-ranked St. James defeated the Bulldogs, 51-14, in the Class 3A state title game at the Superdome in New Orleans.

  Dogs practice in the Dome ahead of championship clash with St. James

From the bright lights of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome to the number one seeded, undefeated St. James Wildcats, these Jennings players say they’re not intimidated.

  Sports Person of the Week - Jalen Lewis

His rise in the offense fits with the Bulldogs run to the Dome this year. He has more than won over the team and the coaching staff with his passion.

  Jennings preparing for first Prep Classic appearance in 27 years

The 23-seeded Bulldogs and No. 1 St. James are set to meet Friday night at 7 p.m. as both teams will get the chance to practice on the Superdome turf Thursday afternoon.

  Phelps calls Jennings postseason run ‘unbelievable’ as Dogs gear up for state championship

  TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Jennings headed to the 'Dome

Vinton football coach Tarius Davis out after nine seasons

  Jennings aiming to pull off another upset in semifinal bout with McDonogh 35

  Sports Person of the Week - Trevor Rider

  Oberlin looking for redemption in semifinal rematch with White Castle

  6th annual Showdown in the Lake Basketball Classic tips off Thursday

The Showdown in the Lake Basketball Classic returns for its fourth year on Thursday, December 5.

  Pair of local athletes sign NLI’s on Wednesday

Southwest Louisiana saw a pair of local athletes sign NLI’s on Wednesday, Dec. 4.

I-10 Bowl high school all-star football game set for December 21

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.

  TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Jennings, Oberlin headed to semis

Only four Southwest Louisiana teams are left as we roll into the third round of the Louisiana high school football tonight.

  Touchdown Live: quarterfinal and semifinal round preview

Five local teams remain in the LHSAA football playoffs.

  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.

  Westlake Holiday Classic finals recap

Day three of the Westlake Holiday Classic is in the books and as champions were crowned in the boys and girls brackets.

  Westlake Holiday Classic day two recap

On the girls side, Sulphur and host Westlake will meet in the championship at 6:30 p.m. On the boys side, St. Louis will face Sam Houston in the championship at 8 p.m.

Sulphur girls’ basketball coach Helen LeFevre picks up career win No. 800

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.

Oberlin at Basile named TDL Game of the Week for the quarterfinal round

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.

  Lacassine’s Haylie Hoffpauir signs to play softball at Millsaps College

Haylie Hoffpauir becomes the first-ever Lacassine softball player to sign a LOI.

  Barbe’s Natalie Stump wins 200-yard freestyle for third straight year

We had a handful of local swimmers in the mix for both a Division II and Division I championship on Saturday, but Barbe’s Natalie Stump stole the show.

  TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Five teams from SWLA advance in playoffs

We have a list of tonight's games here

  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.

  Nov. 19 #SWLApreps high school basketball highlights

SWLA schools open up their 2019 basketball season. Washington-Marion downs LCCP and St. Louis boys and girls sweep Sam Houston.

Jennings High School to retire Travis Etienne’s jersey on Friday

Jennings High School will retire former football player Travis Etienne’s jersey before the Bulldogs’ second-round playoff game with Church Point on Friday.

  Jennings’ second round matchup with Church Point named TDL Game of the Week

The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to Jennings for the first time in 2019. The No. 23 Bulldogs are set to play host to No. 7 Church Point in the second round of the LHSAA Class 3A playoffs.

  Hamilton Christian point guard Michael Thomas signs with UL Lafayette

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.

  12 SWLA teams in second round of high school football playoffs

Twelve teams from Southwest Louisiana are in the second round of the high school football playoffs.

  TOUCHDOWN LIVE: First round of the playoffs

We have a list of tonight's games here.

Westlake advances to state volleyball semifinals as Iowa falls in the quarters

The Lady Rams will face No. 2 E.D White at 11:50 A.M. on Friday morning.

  Sports Person of the Week - Evan Joubert

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.

  Southwest Louisiana 2020 athletes sign on National Signing Day’s early period

Wednesday was the start of the Early Signing Period for the 2020 class for many NCAA sports like basketball, baseball and softball.

  Iowa and Westlake volleyball aiming to make history at the state tournament

Iowa and Westlake High School are looking to make history in Kenner on Thursday as the pair of schools get set to play in the quarterfinal round of the LHSAA Volleyball State Tournament.

  Kinder’s playoff matchup with Rosepine named TDL Game of the Week

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.

LHSAA releases 2019 football playoff brackets

The 2019 LHSAA football brackets have been released

  TDL Week 10: Friday night football

We have a list of tonight's games and scores

  Sports Person of the Week - Cooper Hext

Through nine weeks, Hext has accumulated 63 catches for nearly 950 yards and ten touchdowns and has helped lead DeQuincy to a 5-4 record.

  TDL Week 10: Thursday night football

We have a list of tonight's games here

Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 10

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.

  LHSAA volleyball playoffs highlights: First Round

The 2019 LHSAA Volleyball State Tournament opened the first round Tuesday with a handful of local teams in play. The area had two top-five teams in play on the playoffs’ opening day.

  Oberlin at Basile named week ten TDL Game of the Week

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

LHSAA releases 2019 volleyball playoff brackets

The LHSAA released the 2019 Volleyball Tournament brackets Monday. The championship games will be held November 14-16 at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.

  TOUCHDOWN LIVE: Week 9

Scores and highlights from Week 9 of the high school football season.

  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.

Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 9

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.

  St. Louis at Westlake named week nine TDL Game of the Week

For the first time since 2017, the Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed back to Ram Country. The TDL Game of the Week for week 9 is a huge district matchup between Westlake and St. Louis. The Rams are the only 4-3A team that is unbeaten in district play.

  TDL Week 8: Friday night football

We have a list of all the scheduled games for tonight

  TDL Week 8: Thursday night football

Seven games have been moved to tonight due to weather

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.

13 high school football games on Thursday

With the threat of inclement weather looming for Friday night, some high schools are moving their football games to Thursday night.

Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 8

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.

  Acadiana at Sam Houston named week eight TDL Game of the Week

The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to back to the Bluff. The TDL Game of the Week for week 7 is the big district matchup between Acadiana and Sam Houston. Both teams come in undefeated in district play.

  TDL Week 7: Friday Night Football Scoreboard

TDL Week 7: Friday Night Football Scoreboard

  TDL Week 7: Thursday night recap

Two local games kicked off week 7 of the 2019 Touchdown Live season on Thursday.

  Sports Person of the Week - JJ Ross

This season JJ Ross has amassed nearly 740 yards on the ground and 11 touchdowns.

Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 7

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.

  Leesville at DeRidder named week seven TDL Game of the Week

The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to DeRidder for the Battle of the Hooper trophy between the Dragons and Leesville Wampus Cats. This marks the second time in the last three seasons that 7Sports has showcased the rivalry with the 2017 meeting being our Game of the Week as well.

  TDL: Friday Night Football Week 6

Live scoreboard for Week 6 of the high school football season.

  TDL Week 6: Thursday night recap

Two local games kicked off week 6 of the 2019 Touchdown Live season on Thursday. Scores of the games can be found below.

  Sports Person of the Week - Luke Doucet

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

LHSAA releases pre-week 6 football power ratings

We are halfway through the 2019 regular season, which means the postseason is looming. We are exactly one month away from the brackets being released on CST.

Touchdown Live Top 7 List - Week 6

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.

  Barbe at Sam Houston named week six TDL Game of the Week

The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed back to Sam Houston for the annual rivalry matchup of the Barbe Bucs and Sam Houston Broncos. Despite some close calls in recent years, Big Sam has yet to ever defeat the Bucs.

  Touchdown Live: Week 5 recap

Friday night football scoreboard.

  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.

  TDL Week 5: Thursday night recap

Six local games kicked off week 5 of the 2019 Touchdown Live season on Thursday.