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Catholic vs. Parkview in Football Playoffs?

Catholic vs. Parkview in Football Playoffs?

It Could Happen Under New Rule OK’d by LHSAA For State Playoffs BATON ROUGE — 5A Catholic High School of Baton Rouge could well find itself in the state high school playoffs against 3A Parkview under a rules change approved last week by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. The controversial decision, which was made on a vote […]

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Terence Williams New Football Coach at Redemptorist

Terence Williams New Football Coach at Redemptorist

Terence Williams (right) of Donaldsonville High was named new head football coach at Redemptorist High at a press conference Monday.  Principal Maribeth Andereck announced the selection.  Central High head coach Sid Edwards (left) was on hand to speak about Williams, a former Belaire High player.  He coached Donaldsonville for the past four seasons.  Williams replaces […]

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Wolves Have New Baseball Coach

Wolves Have New Baseball Coach

Former Pro Player Nick Hall Named Baseball Coach BATON ROUGE — Nick Hall, who formerly played in the San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies baseball organizations, is the new head baseball coach at Redemptorist High School in Baton Rouge. Hall said, “I’m excited to be at a school with such a great tradition.  I believe we are […]

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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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