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.
St. Louis Catholic head basketball coach Rick LeBato informed the school Wednesday morning that he’s stepping down from his position due to concerns over the coronavirus for the upcoming school year. LeBato spent eight seasons with the Saints.
LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine said that despite the state still being in Phase Two of reopening through August 7, the LHSAA will keep its initially planned start date for fall football practice.
The Louisiana Baseball Coaches Association partnered with Visit Lake Charles to find a solution for the elite players of Louisiana Team Purple and Louisiana Team Gold to have the opportunity for a two-team, three-game series at historic Alvin Dark Stadium at Legion Field this Tuesday, July 28, and W
Though the Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) says it has no plans to cancel sports seasons this fall, a string of bad weeks in the state’s fight against the coronavirus may force schools to delay or cancel some games.
LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine provides some much needed clarification on his phase four, while St. James head coach Robert Valdez explains what needs to happen for football to be possible this fall.
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
Iowa defensive back Cejae Ceasar joined the slew of District 4-3A players to announce their college commitments this summer as Ceasar said he plans to be a Ragin’ Cajun at UL Lafayette. The 2021 prospect announced his commitment on his Twitter page.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) released an updated statement on Wednesday, July 8, about fall sports related to COVID-19. The LHSAA said it is fully committed to the safe return of fall sports.
The Hamilton Christian football program will see change once again at head coach. Although this time around it’ll be a familiar face taking over. HCS athletics director and head basketball coach Dexter Washington will assume head coaching duties following Jules Sullen’s departure for McNeese.
Hamilton Christian head football coach Jules Sullen is leaving his post with the Warriors and is headed to be an athletics advisor with McNeese. Sullen leaves HCS after just one season with the Warriors.
One of the area’s top baseball prospects announced his college choice on Friday. Rising junior infielder Tyler LeJeune took to Twitter to announce that he’ll suit up for the LSU Tigers once his days at Iota are over.
The school didn’t have to look far to find its next head coach. In fact, he’s been court-side for nearly a decade. The school announced on Friday that assistant coach Robert Palmer will lead the program going forward, taking over for Hartwell.
In the seven weeks prior to football season, KPLC 7 Sports will once again bring you the 7-in-Seven countdown each week leading into our TDL: Two-A-Days coverage. Countdowns will include topics from McNeese's most exciting matchups to the top high school prospects in Southwest Louisiana.
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.
For the first time in nearly three months, high school athletes could practice at school. The LHSAA executive committee voted last week to allow teams to resume activities that fall under Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards’ Phase 2 plan on June 8.
Just like every sports organization, the LHSAA is trying to navigate uncharted waters when it comes to getting its sports programs back up and running and unlike major college programs or professional teams, high schools tend to have various infrastructure challenges.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on LCCP baseballer Jacob Humphries. He has been on the Trailblazers’ varsity baseball team since the 10th grade as an outfielder, first and third baseman, and relief pitcher. This past year he was voted team captain.
After seeing his recruitment pick up steam over the last year, LCCP junior wide receiver Solomon Lewis announced his college choice on Friday. Lewis opted to stay in state but go further north as he committed to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs.
Recruiting is the lifeblood of every college program. The stars of tomorrow are evaluated and chosen months or even years in advance to stepping on campus. The coronavirus has obviously made that job harder for coaches.
Arguably the top girls basketball recruit in not only the area but the state of Louisiana has made her college choice. LaGrange guard Jeriah Warren announced on Friday that she has committed to the University of Florida.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on DeRidder baseballer Bryce Austin. He's been a member of the program for four seasons playing outfield and first base along with pitching. His favorite memory was pitching in the 2018 4A State Championship Game.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Lake Charles College Prep track star Me’Kayli Clark. She had quite a career on the track qualifying for regionals in 2018 in long jump and placing 7th in the 4x2 Relay and 4th in the 4x4 Relay at this year’s LHSAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Though Ardoin admits that his preparation for the season in the fall was challenging, he says he embraces the grind that comes with being a collegiate athlete. He started in 8 games during the shortened season and batted .241 with a fielding percentage of 96.7.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on the East Beauregard baseball senior class. The six-man group got the Trojans into the playoffs twice during their careers with this season looking like another chance to do so as they sat 16th in the state.
While the 2021 baseball season is still nearly nine months away for most schools, MaxPreps.com took a look at the Top 50 players expected to compete next season. Making the cut was Barbe junior pitcher Jack Walker, one of two players on the list from the state of Louisiana.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on St. Louis catcher Carson Mixon. The standout backstop battled through an injury sustained during football to be ready for the upcoming baseball season, slowly increasing his inning count.
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 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Starks multi-sport athlete Sierra Hebert. The senior played softball and threw the shot put and discus in track and field. In addition, she was a captain of the district champion basketball team.
In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Barbe outfielder and left-handed pitcher Brody Drost as its 2019-20 Gatorade Louisiana Baseball Player of the Year.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Rosepine baseballer Jonathon McMahon. Jonathon has been a key member for the Eagles for three years playing all over the infield. He has pitched, played first base, third base and catcher.
Washington Redskin wide receiver Trey Quinn has been a stat sheet stuffer his whole career. Quinn won another honor this week as he was named the 'Greatest Receiver in LHSAA Prep Football History by winning the ‘VSN Louisiana Bracket Challenge.’ The challenge was a week-long poll that ran on Twitter
The Lake Charles College Prep Trailblazers burst onto the scene in 2018 making the school’s first-ever quarterfinal appearance. A year later saw the Blazers win another district title.Following a similar path is rising senior wide receiver Glynn Johnson. The 2021 prospect announced his commitment t
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on the DeQuincy baseball senior class. The three-man group consisted of Cooper Hext, Eli Cox and Hunter Perkins. The trio helped establish the Tiger baseball team as one of the area's most consistent threats.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Sulphur softballer Abby Lobue. Abby was a four-year Lady Tor on the softball team and in her final game, she hit a 3-run home run making it one she’ll never forget.
After playing sparingly over the course of his two seasons in Lafayette, former LaGrange dual-sport athlete Colton Frank IV has entered his named into the NCAA transfer portal according to D1 Baseball’s transfer tracker.
Kinder quarterback Hayes Fawcett has made a name for himself the last few years with the photo edits he does for national football recruits. Many of the four and five-star recruits come to Fawcett for their special announcement. He’s gotten plenty of national attention because of it.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Elton High School's Summer Ceaser. Ceaser was a member of the track and field team for the Indians, throwing the shot put for all four years of school. She achieved parish, district and regional honors doing so.
A pair of student-athletes hailing from Southwest Louisiana made the Allstate Sugar Bowl Louisiana Track & Field Coaches All-State teams released on Wednesday. Westlake’s Brock Meyer and Sam Houston’s Halyn Senegal made the cut for the canceled 2020 spring season.
St. Louis Catholic senior wrestler Alex Yokubaitis recently completed a state championship four-peat at the high school level. He was honored in May’s issue of Wrestling USA by being named an All-American Honorable Mention wrestler. He’s the only Louisiana athlete to earn All-American honors.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Rosepine’s Hunter Harriman. Hunter has played football and baseball since the age of four. And while playing for the Eagles, he was a second-team all-district outfielder in 2019. He’ll continue his baseball career at LSU Eunice to play for the Bengals.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced Monday the state will enter Phase 1 of reopening. The new phase will loosen restrictions the governor put in place in March as a way to reduce the spread of the COVID-19.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on the East Beauregard fishing team senior class. The seven-man group helped start the fishing program for the Trojans and many went on to fish in the National tournament on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama a year ago.
The 7Sports ‘Senior Night’ spotlight shines on Reeves’ Jordyn Gill. The multi-sport athlete played three sports for Reeves including softball and Track & Field in the spring. Jordyn ran track and played basketball for 4 years and she played softball for 3.