Basketball: Ponchatoula, Mandeville stay unbeaten, Sarah Reed victorious Wednesday
In boys action Wednesday, defending state champion Ponchatoula remained unbeaten with an easy 78-48 win over Scotlandville. Santa Clara commit Allen Graves led the way, as usual, for the Green Wave. Graves scored 26 points while Jeremiah Lewis added 13 points. Cory Jackson finished with 10 points for the Green Wave.
Notebook from Bearcats semifinal win
Ruston High will return to the Caesars Superdome Saturday after defeating Mandeville 28-7 at James Field at Hoss Garrett Stadium. Below is a notebook from tonight’s game. Dome Opponent: While the Bearcats were dominating the Skippers Friday night, the other Nonselect Division I match-up was being dominated by the elements. Dutchtown and Zachary were suspended due to severe weather with 1:48 to play in the third quarter with Dutchtown leading 28-13. The game will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. with the winner advancing to face the Bearcats next Saturday (Dec. 9 at 7 p.m.).
Mandeville heads to top-seeded Ruston with a chance to make school history
The road to Mandeville's first semifinals appearance since 2015 has been long and winding. When the 21st-seeded Skippers step onto the field at top-seeded Ruston Friday night in the Division I nonselect semifinals, most people will talk about whether junior Nate Sheppard can repeat his six-touchdown performance that led to a 56-50 quarterfinals victory over No. 4 Airline last week.
FNF Southern Quality Ford Dealers Scholar-Athlete: Archbishop Hannan’s Nolan Byers
Nolan Byers carries a 4.39 GPA, a 32 on the ACT, and college football offers from schools like Southeastern, Nicholls, and Air Force.
Mandeville High's Nate Sheppard Wins Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month
• Nate Sheppard, a junior running back from Mandeville High School, has been named the Greater New Orleans Amateur Athlete of the Month for November. This is the first time in over 25 years that a Mandeville athlete has received this honor.
Lakeshore scores early, hangs on for 3-2 win at Northshore
Early-season soccer games are often unpredictable, and thus was the case on Nov. 28 when Lakeshore held on for a 3-2 victory at Northshore. The Titans scored three times in the first half — including twice in the final five minutes — to build a comfortable lead. But the Panthers didn't go down easily.
Northshore's Spencer eclipses 1,000 points in 68-46 win over Salmen
It took Northshore junior Cherie Spencer less than two minutes to reach a special milestone as the Panthers hosted crosstown Salmen on Nov. 28. Spencer drained a 3-pointer to surpass the 1,000-point plateau as the junior poured in 25 points to power Northshore's 68-46 nondistrict victory. "It feels great to...
Bearcats host Skippers with ‘Dome trip on the line
One more kickoff at “The Hoss” this season. Regardless of tonight’s outcome, it will be the final chance to watch this 2023 Ruston High football squad put the pads on and walk up the ramp from the Chick Childress Fieldhouse. And they’ll make that trek with one...
No. 19 Pearl River drops hard-fought contest against Gulf Coast
POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The No. 19 Pearl River men's basketball team kept it close throughout but couldn't complete its come-from-behind effort against rival Gulf Coast Tuesday night inside Marvin R. White Coliseum, falling 85-79. "We've just got to keep growing," head coach Chris Oney said. "Our scouting report was perfect, but we didn't follow it. We have to fix a few things. The most disappointing thing is giving up 85 points on your home floor. They just wanted it more.
A lesson in Malter Scobel’s decision
Even though the days of covering sports are far behind me in my newspaper career, I will forever feel a connection to the high school kids since I spent nearly 15 years running around with all the parents following their boys and girls playing prep sports. My only connection to...
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