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.
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.
St. Louis golfer McKenzie LeDuff had a final day to remember. The junior rallied to shoot a 77 to win the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Division I individual golf championship. LeDuff finished day one in third place, but her two-day total of 157 would give her the two-stroke advantage over St. Scho
The St. Louis Saints improved on a third-place finish in 2018 to finish as the runner-up in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Division II golf championship. St. Thomas More won the state championship over SLC by 13 strokes. The Saints wrapped up the tournament shooting a two-round total of 653.
The Hathaway Hornets used a strong day one to take a commanding lead before holding off Episcopal of Acadiana on day two to win the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl LHSAA Division IV golf championship. The Hornets posted a two-day score of 748 which was eight shots ahead of ESA.
The opening round of the LHSAA baseball playoffs began Monday with its winner-take-all opening round. The semifinal and championship rounds for each class will be held May 8-11 at McMurry Park in Sulphur.
Jules Sullen is coming home. The former LaGrange and Scotlandville coach was announced as the next football coach at Hamilton Christian Thursday night. Sullen returns to the Lake Area after spending one season in Baton Rouge.
Sam Houston defeated Sulphur 8-1 Tuesday thanks in part to Texas signee Silas Ardoin, who drove in four runners with a pair of home runs. Despite the win, the Broncos will finish second in district play following Barbe’s win over Acadiana.
The LCCP Trailblazers took a step forward a year ago in boys basketball making their first-ever quarterfinal appearance. In hopes to make the girls team equally as competitive, LCCP has hired Westlake assistant Edward Garriet as its head girls basketball coach.
BASEBALL: St. Louis walks off Kinder, Westlake falls to Eunice, South Beauregard shuts out Grand Lake, Singer defeats Lacassine SOFTBALL: Sam Houston shuts out DeRidder, Grand Lake takes down Lacassine
There isn’t much Barbe baseball coach Glenn Cecchini hasn’t accomplished at the high school level. From national championships to state championships— he’s done it all. He reached another milestone on Thursday in the form of 900 career wins at the high school level.
Barbe baseball tradition speaks for itself and it grew Monday night as pitcher Adam Guth threw the third perfect game in Buccaneer history. The sophomore lefty was dominate on the bump as he blanked St. Louis at home, 5-0.
UL Lafayette women’s basketball freshman guard Brandi Williams, who set a school record for most points scored in a single season by a freshman and is on pace to set a school record for free throw percentage in a single season, was named Sun Belt Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Year as a part of
The third time was the charm for the Hamilton Christian Warriors as HCS punched its ticket to the Division IV title game after beating Central Catholic, 55-42, Tuesday at Burton Coliseum. This will be the school’s first-ever trip to a state championship game after falling in the semifinal round each
Lake Arthur’s impressive run to the state tournament ended on Monday as the sixth-seeded Tigers fell to Port Allen, 50-46 at Burton Coliseum. It was Lake Arthur’s first trip to the semifinals since 1956.
The Reeves Lady Raiders were hoping that the third time was the charm. Reeves fell to Plainview twice in the regular season and on Friday did so again in the Class C state title game. The Lady Hornets captured an early lead and never looked back outscoring Reeves in each quarter.
The LCCP Trailblazers continue to live up to their name. Over the last year, the Blazers have seen their first district title, playoff win and football signee. On Friday, more history was made as as wide receiver Solomon Lewis became the first Blazer to receive a Power Five offer.