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Still in Atlanta?  Things to Do After Chick-Fil-a Bowl

Still in Atlanta? Things to Do After Chick-Fil-a Bowl

By Traci Messier Are you still in Atlanta after the Chick-Fil-A Bowl?  Here are some great things to do while in Atlanta: 1)      Eat at The Varsity – the world’s largest drive-in restaurant, an Atlanta institution since 1928.  “What’ll ya have?” 2)      Visit the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center.  Visit MLK’s memorial and the historic Ebenezer Baptist […]

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Army Red Stick Bowl Draws Thousands to Denham for 11th Annual Prep Classic

Army Red Stick Bowl Draws Thousands to Denham for 11th Annual Prep Classic

BATON ROUGE — The U. S. Army sponsored the 11th Annual Army Red Stick Bowl Saturday at Denham Springs High School.  The event has become a classic with All-Stars from area high schools competing.  The Black Knights won 41-0.  The Army put on a skydiving exhibition before the game.

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Parkview Baptist Completes Perfect Season with 42-7 Victory in State 3A Championship

Parkview Baptist Completes Perfect Season with 42-7 Victory in State 3A Championship

BATON ROUGE — With an impressive 42-7 victory over arch-rival Notre Dame, Parkview Baptist won the State 3A Football Championship in the Super Dome last Saturday.  The victory was the culmination of Coach Kenny Guillot’s third perfect season.  His teams went 15-0 in 2001, 15-0 in 2007, and 13-0 this year.  Guillot said two plays […]

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Parkview Vies For State Title In Superdome This Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

Parkview Vies For State Title In Superdome This Saturday, Dec. 8 at 4 p.m.

Parkview Baptist Faces Notre Dame In 3A State Finals by Woody Jenkins, editor NEW ORLEANS — Parkview Baptist (12-0) will face Notre Dame of Crowley (11-1) for the State 3A High School Football Championship at 4 p.m. this Saturday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. It will be Parkview’s fifth trip to the State Finals since 2000 and the […]

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Parkview, Catholic, Episcopal in Playoffs

Parkview, Catholic, Episcopal in Playoffs

BATON ROUGE — Five Baton Rouge teams will compete in the second week of State Football Playoffs this Friday night. In 5A, Central High School (10-1) will host Mandeville (9-2) at Wildcat Stadium in Central.  For more on the Central game, see Pages 8-9. Also in 5A, Catholic High (8-2)will host New Iberia (9-2) at […]

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Remembering Milam Douglas Venable

Remembering Milam Douglas Venable

After last week’s playoff victory by Central over Ponchatoula, coach Sid Edwards (left) presented the game ball to Mrs. Jo Ann Watts Venable in honor of her husband, Milam Douglas Venable, who passed away Friday, Nov. 2, while attending the previous week’s Central High football game.

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Central Beat Ponchatoula 52-28 in 1st Round Playoffs, Hosts Mandeville Friday

Central Beat Ponchatoula 52-28 in 1st Round Playoffs, Hosts Mandeville Friday

No. 4-Ranked  Central (10-1) Plays No. 13-Ranked Mandeville (9-2) by Woody Jenkins, editor CENTRAL — The Central Wildcats pounded Ponchatoula for 52 first half points in last Friday’s first round of the state 5A playoffs, took their foot off the gas in the second half, and won a 52-28 victory. This Friday, Central will host […]

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A Night to Remember… When Dunham’s Harrison Domingue Romped for 8 TD’s

A Night to Remember… When Dunham’s Harrison Domingue Romped for 8 TD’s

BATON ROUGE — It was a cool Thursday night at The Rock, the Redemptorist High School football stadium.  For Dunham coach Guy Mistretta, it was an emotional night — the first time he had brought the Dunham Tigers to Redemptorist where Mistretta had coached for years and won the 2005 State Championship. Coach Sid Edwards […]

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Reunion of Sid Edwards’ Redemptorist Teams

Reunion of Sid Edwards’ Redemptorist Teams

BATON ROUGE — Last Thursday’s Homecoming ceremonies at Redemptorist High School included a special tribute to alumni who played football for the Wolves over the years. Prior to the game, members of the 2002 Redemptorist State Championship football team gathered for a reunion along with head coach Sid Edwards and other members of the coaching […]

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Central Wins 5th Straight District 4-5A Title with 26-25 Win Over Scotlandville

Central Wins 5th Straight District 4-5A Title with 26-25 Win Over Scotlandville

Gridiron Classic Leaves Central No. 7 in State in Power Ranking CENTRAL — In a classic showdown for the District 4-5A Championship last Friday night, the Scotlandville Hornets dominated the Central Wildcats in the first half.  Fortunately for Central, the Hornets led at half time by only 13-0, although the game seemed more one-sided than that. Nevertheless, the […]

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