LSU commit breaks Louisiana high school total yards record
Last Friday, Ju'Juan Johnson broke the Louisiana state record for total yards on offense as he led Lafayette Christian Academy to a 57-21 win over McDonogh 35. The previous state record for career total offense yards was set at 13,659 yards. That record was set by Brock Berlin at Evangel...
David Schultz Departs 103.3 The Goat
103.3 The Goat afternoon host David Schultz has departed the Lafayette, Louisiana sports station. Schultz returned to the Lafayette market in April after departing his Program Director role 105.5 WNSP in February. In a post to X, Schultz revealed the news, saying that his position was eliminated. “Thanks to Bruce...
Colonels football team still in Illinois awaiting return flight to Louisiana
The Nicholls football team is stranded in Illinois awaiting a flight back to Louisiana now 24 hours after the team’s FCS Playoff Game against Southern Illinois. Athletic Director Jonathan Terrell posted on social media last night that the Colonels were stranded in Illinois with several flight cancellations impacting the team’s ability to return to Louisiana. The team was scheduled to fly out yesterday night after their playoff game with Southern Illinois, but issues canceled that flight.
LHSAA high school football playoffs semifinals schedule for Acadiana teams
History continues to be made in Acadiana this LHSAA high school football playoffs. Northwest (10-3) upset No. 3 Assumption, 46-44, in overtime last week and have made the semifinals for the first time in school history. The Raiders, seeded No. 22 in the Non-select Division II bracket, have knocked off three higher seeds to be one of the last four standing in its division.
8 Acadiana Area Schools in Semifinals of LHSAA Football Playoffs — Here’s the Complete Schedule
The Louisiana High School football playoffs are through three rounds and there are several Acadiana area teams still vying for state championship titles. There are a total of eight teams from the Acadiana area that will be playing this Friday, December 1 in the Semifinal Round of the Playoffs. Two...
Abbeville: Cheer students road to Hawaii
Three Abbeville High School cheer students are heading to Hawaii for a once in a lifetime experience.
Who was the best high school football player in Acadiana in the 3rd round of the playoffs? Vote now.
The third round of the high school football playoffs provided some impressive statistical showings across the Acadiana area. Here's your chance to make your vote count and choose The Acadiana Advocate's Player of the Week. The poll will wrap up at noon on Wednesday, and the winner will be recognized on the The Advocate Acadiana's Facebook page.
Louisiana high school football playoff brackets updated for all select and non-select divisions
It's now playoff season for high school football teams across Louisiana. This week will be semifinal action in the four select and four non-select brackets. Those winners will then advance to next week's LHSAA Prep Classic, Dec. 7-9 at the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. Here are the ...
Bulldogs walk away with tense victory, 49-45
It’s the beginning of the 2023 basketball season for the Lafayette High School Bulldogs. All 3 teams traveled to Tallassee on Monday to face off against the Tallassee High School Tigers. The LaFayette Junior Varsity team (b-team) kicked things off against the Tigers. It was LaFayette Junior Varsity making...
SoCon Basketball Predictions, Odds & Best Bets - November 30
See odds, stats and predictions for all of the day’s SoCon men’s college basketball games.
Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns QB Ben Wooldridge Expected Back in 2024
LAFAYETTE, La. (1033 The Goat) - A source close to the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns football program says injured senior quarterback Ben Wooldridge will not participate in Senior Day festivities and is expected to return for the 2024 season. Wooldridge has at least one more season of eligibility if not...
71st Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo Set for Jan. 11-14 in Lafayette, Louisiana
Get your boots on for the 71st annual Mid-Winter Fair and Pro Rodeo at Blackham Coliseum in Lafayette from Thursday, January 11 through Sunday, January 14, 2024, presented by Harper and Morgan Rodeo. From bull riding, saddle bronc, steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing, team roping, and more, there will...
Holy Cross played a memorable football season. Here’s how it ended against Acadiana.
Acadiana junior Jonah Gauthier rushed for 213 yards and three touchdowns, helping the eighth-seeded Rams defeat No. 1 Holy Cross 28-14 in a Division I select quarterfinal football game Saturday at Strawberry Stadium in Hammond. The loss kept Holy Cross from reaching the semifinals for the first time in 10...
Deanna "Ma Dee" Bostick, creator of Louisiana Youth Soccer Association, has died
Deanna Bostick, Louisiana Youth Soccer Association creator, died peacefully at home on November 24. According to her family, she passed away due to declining health.
Louisiana sports betting: Online sportsbooks, legislation and responsible gambling resources in the Pelican State
Louisiana sports betting is buzzing with excitement as bet365′s recent launch marks the eighth sports betting app in the state, alongside the debut of ESPN Bet, which replaced Barstool Sportsbook. The legal landscape of sports betting in Louisiana is clear-cut: it’s legal in 55 of the 64 parishes since...
Winter Wonderland at Falls Park
Leah Mannes is a junior and a first-year staff writer for the Statesman. She is a part of the LHS soccer and basketball teams and participates in SNHS and MNHS. Mannes can often be found blasting Zach Bryan in her car, rewatching “The Notebook” or using her digital camera to capture moments with her friends. If she seems lost in her own world, it is probably because she is daydreaming about moving to the mountains.
Did LSU’s Jayden Daniels Do Enough Against Texas A&M To Win The Heisman Trophy?
LAFAYETTE, La. (1033 The Goat) Although he was the betting favorite to win the Heisman Trophy coming into the final weekend of college football’s regular season, it still felt Jayden Daniels needed to have a big game against Texas A&M to solidify his position. After all on Friday night...
Daniels, Fields, Pedescleaux honored by LSWA
The top three football programs in the state of Louisiana were represented on the LSWA Players of the Week list for Week 13, with LSU’s Jayden Daniels and Louisiana’s Chandler Fields being co-offensive players of the week and Tulane’s Kam Pedescleaux named the defensive player of the week.
Chandler Fields accounts for 3 TDs; Louisiana bowl eligible with 52-21 rout of UL Monroe
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Chandler Fields accounted for three touchdowns and Louisiana became bowl eligible with its 52-21 rout of UL Monroe on Saturday. Louisiana (6-6, 3-5 Sun Belt Conference) will play in a bowl game for a school-record sixth consecutive year. Fields opened the scoring with a 5-yard...
Samford vs. Louisiana: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
The Samford Bulldogs (5-2) take a five-game win streak into a home matchup with the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (5-2), winners of three straight. Samford was victorious in its previous game against N.C. A&T, 101-83, on Saturday. Achor Achor starred with 26 points, plus six rebounds and two assists. In its previous game, Louisiana beat Loyola-New Orleans on Monday, 78-54. Kobe Julien scored a team-high 19 points (and contributed two assists and one rebound).