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College football recruiting: Top uncommitted prospects ahead of National Signing Day  CBS Sports

Taking a look at 10 of the best players available and where they might be heading in February.



Power, flexibility and yoga: Ishmael Sopsher ready for Under Armour Game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Chosen 25 DL Ishmael Sopsher is still debating between his top seven schools while in Orlando at the Under Armour All-America Game.



Top unsigned 2019 recruits in the state of Louisiana  247Sports

The state of Louisiana features some real star power when it comes to remaining prospects in the 2019 class who have not yet signed with their college of ...



Under Armour All-America Diary: WR Devonta Lee locks in official visits with LSU, Texas A&M  USA TODAY High School Sports

Louisiana 4-star WR Devonta Lee weighs in on recruiting and the Under Armour experience in this player's diary from the Under Armour Game.



Amite wins first state title since 2004  WGNO New Orleans

The Amite Warriors knocked-off the defending state champions, defeating Welsh 47-20 to win the LHSAA Class 2A State Title Friday afternoon.



Amite defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher has a big body and a huge body of work  The Advocate

AMITE — Amite High School coach Zephaniah Powell doesn't mince words when describing senior defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher.



Amite, La., defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher feasting at The Opening  USA TODAY High School Sports

FRISCO, Texas — Ismael Sopsher is built like an offensive tackle, but the Amite, La., defensive tackle moves like a defensive end. At 6-4 and 330 pounds, ...



Amite defensive lineman narrows football destination to 7 schools  WAFB.com

Amite High School defensive lineman Ishmael Sopsher has narrowed his college football destination down to seven schools, including LSU.



Waging war: LSU's dry spell recruiting Amite, the 'pipeline' to Alabama  Rivals.com

You can count the number of players from Amite, La., on Alabama's roster on one finger, nevertheless one hand. But to eager fans of LSU, it might as well be 85.



Amite High student threatens to shoot students, teachers; threat one of 3 in area  The Advocate

Law enforcement officials investigated threats Monday at one school in Ascension Parish and two in Tangipahoa Parish, including one in which an Amite High ...



Tangy effect: Parish rivals Kentwood, Amite seek Prep Classic titles on back-to-back days  The Advocate

Being an opening act for the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Prep Classic is nice. Tangipahoa Parish rivals Kentwood and Amite want to make it twice as nice.



Ferriday's season ends with 44-20 loss to Amite - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

AMITE, La. — For the second year in a row, the Ferriday High School Trojans were one game away from playing in the LHSAA Class 2A State Championship ...



True sportsmanship shines through at state football championships  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS - It was a moment of true sportsmanship among fierce competitors. Amite High School freshman kicker Liam Adamson sustained a ...



Ferriday Trojans still in game - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

In his second year as head football coach at Ferriday High School, Stanley Smith has done something that is not all that common – take his team to the state ...



Walker: Country Day's big win over Amite, Bonnabel's first win since 2016 highlight Week One  The Advocate

Week 1 of the high school football season is in the books.



Upset alert! Country Day drops Amite, the No. 1 team in Class 2A, with a 24-23 win  The Advocate

Country Day coach Joe Chango was assessing his unranked team's 24-23 upset of No. 1 ranked 2A powerhouse Amite on Friday at Country Day when he ...



Franklin has much to build on after reaching quarters  The Daily Iberian

FRANKLIN — Friday night's Class 2A quarterfinal state playoff game, a lopsided contest, left one coach looking ahead to the next Friday and another head ...



Photos: Our top images from Week 1 of New Orleans-area high school football  The Advocate

The first Friday night of the 2018 Louisiana high school football season kicked off Aug. 31.



Amite High bans valedictorian from walking in graduation  WDSU New Orleans

Andrew Jones was hoping to be on the receiving end of his high school diploma from Amite High School, but on graduation day last Wednesday, the future wide ...



Amite student gets own graduation celebration Friday; read policy that got him banned  The Advocate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — About 200 people showed up Friday to help celebrate a Louisiana honors student and standout athlete who was blocked from ...



Power Five commitment recap: Sept. 22-28  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is just a few months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented prospects are ...



Amite's Zephaniah Powell is the LSWA's Class 3A coach of the year  The Advocate

Amite coach Zephaniah Powell, Erath running back Elijah Mitchell and De La Salle linebacker Josh Paul lead the LSWA's Class 3A all-state football team ...



Amite (La.) wide receiver DeVonta Smith is headed to Alabama  USA TODAY High School Sports

DeVonta Smith, a U.S. Army All-American wide receiver from Amite (La.) chose Alabama on Wednesday over LSU, Florida State, Miami and Southeastern ...



St. Helena-Amite: District 8-2A unbeatens bring plenty firepower  The Advocate

One of the Baton Rouge area's best high school football matchups this weekend is happening just outside the city, a little off the beaten path. No. 7 St. Helena ...



Amite used 2015 sanctions as motivation and a teaching tool  The Advocate

Amite High has a chance at redemption, but it isn't the kind of story most people would expect.



Amite High valedictorian gets his own graduation ceremony  NOLA.com

Andrew Jones was barred from school's commencement ceremony because of his goatee.



Amite quarterback Elijah Walker driven to win Class 3A title  The Advocate

Elijah Walker won't downplay his motivation. A championship ring is the thing the Amite senior quarterback wants so badly.



ULM focuses on needs, not depth, in December signing period  Monroe News Star

Smaller was better for Louisiana-Monroe when the December signing period began on Wednesday. For the first time in head coach Matt Viator's three-year stay, ...



First Black Coach Stirs a Town's Past  New York Times

Alden Foster became the first black coach of the the Amite High School Warriors after he won a court fight that gave him the job.



The Other 364 Days of the Alabama-LSU Rivalry  Sports Illustrated

When Nick Saban and Ed Orgeron aren't on opposite sidelines, they frequent the same living rooms in cutthroat battles for the nation's top prospects that rival ...



Tangipahoa Talented Theater Program students debut three movies  The Advocate

AMITE — The audience attending the 19th Annual World Premiere, held Jan. 25 in the Amite High School Theater, applauded enthusiastically at the conclusions ...



Fight in Friday's playoff game leads to Amite being removed from Class 3A football playoffs  The Advocate

Update: LHSAA rejects Amite's appeal; school plans lawsuit over 'harsh' decision to remove team from playoffsOriginal story:It was a typical LHSAA executive ...



Louisiana's 2019 class stacked with talent, but LSU must fight off Nick Saban, others  The Advocate

Kardell Thomas shut down his recruitment two weeks ago.



Driving forces differ as Amite, Lutcher seek Class 3A title  The Advocate

Lutcher and Amite have been driven by different sources of motivation in reaching Saturday's noon Class 3A nonselect state championship.



College Football's Top 5 Uncommitted Recruits After Early Signing Day  Athlon Sports

The Early Singing Period came and went with the SEC swallowing up the rest of the nation on the recruiting trail. Alabama, Georgia, Texas AM, and LSU...



Buckeling down: former LSU LB Dorsett Buckels eager to help Capitol end losing cycle  The Advocate

Those who don't know first-year Friendship Capitol football coach Dorsett Buckels or his background might be surprised by the answer he gives when asked ...



Students arrested after another round of threats at Tangipahoa Parish schools  WDSU New Orleans

Days after officials made arrests in connection with school threats in Tangipahoa Parish, leaders said another round of threats appeared Wednesday morning.



Here are the DFW 2019 prospects ranked in the Rivals 100  Star-Telegram

Rivals 100: Five-star WR Theo Wease, Brian Williams, Lewis Cine, Trejan Bridges, and Demani Richardson were a few of the local recruits that made the list.



Walker: Country Day takes its turn on No. 1 perch in The Advocate's Small School Super 10  The Advocate

Chances are, you didn't predict Country Day would be 3-0 at this point in the season.



Walker High senior threatened with expulsion over hair length turns to social media to fight back  The Advocate

A Walker High School senior who says he's been threatened with expulsion over the length of his hair has gathered more than 14000 signatures on a petition ...



Ferriday rallies for last-minute win - Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper | Mississippi's Best Community Newspaper  Natchez Democrat

With less than a minute to go, a long way away from the end zone, and its season on the line, Ferriday High School had to make a big play to retake the lead ...



Every 5-star recruit in the class of 2019  247Sports

The 2019 recruiting process is heating up and the Top247 got a major overhaul this week. As a result, there was some movement in the 247Sports Composite ...



Black Coach Wins In Court, Then On Field  CBS News

Pioneering Coach Who Put His Team On The Road To A Championship Won A Discrimination Suit To Get His Job.



Southeastern Adds 21 on National Signing Day  Southeastern Lions Athletics

HAMMOND – A total of 21 student-athletes have chosen to continue their academic and athletic endeavors as members of the Southeastern Louisiana football ...



Ducks to host over 15 prospects for final recruiting weekend  247Sports

Mario Cristobal and the Oregon Duck football program have one weekend left to put the finishing touches to their 2019 recruiting class, and they will be doing it ...



What's next for Alabama recruiting in 2019?  247Sports

BamaOnLine looks at remaining targets in the 2019 recruiting cycle for Alabama.



Tangipahoa school resource officers welcome students back to school  The Advocate

With 81 years of combined law enforcement experience, Tangipahoa Parish Office school resource officers secure six Tangipahoa Parish area schools.



School tells valedictorian he can't walk because of his beard  NBC2 News

He was the top of his class at Amite High School, but was stunned to learn at graduation Wednesday night that he wouldn't be able to take the stage.



Governor-elect John Bel Edwards grew up on small-town values, was taught politics a noble calling  The Advocate

Town of Amite City — Not quite a tow-headed boy carrying a pole to the fishing hole with his father the sheriff, but Gov.-elect John Bel Edwards grew up the.



LSU's 2018-19 recruiting is off to a strong start, but major goals and challenges remain  The Advocate

In a critical year for Ed Orgeron and the LSU football program, the on-the-field results are still to be determined. Recruiting for the 2018-19 cycle, however, has ...



DeVonta Smith didn't 'snub' Miami visit. He just had to play a basketball game  USA TODAY High School Sports

On Saturday, social media lit up with Miami Hurricanes fans who were upset that their school was apparently snubbed by a four/five-star (depending on which ...



Four-star WR Devonta Smith delays commitment because of La. flooding  USA TODAY High School Sports

Devonta Smith, one of the nation's most heralded wide receiver recruits, has postponed his college announcement because of severe flooding near his Amite ...



Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.



Lena Horne tribute concert set for Feb. 10 in Amite  The Advocate

New Orleans jazz vocalist Stephanie Jordan will perform a Lena Horne tribute concert Feb. 10 in the Amite High School Theatre, 403 S. Laurel St., Amite.



Celebrating Champions  The Advocate

TANGIPAHOA — Mayor Trashica Robinson spent the last minutes leading up to her village's first Champion's Parade racing around the staging area to assure ...



Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.



2017 Louisiana Tech football commitment tracker  Monroe News Star

Louisiana Tech's recruiting class for 2017 is almost complete. Tech is expected to sign less than 25 players in February due to a smaller senior class (an ...



LSU notebook: Devin White appeal; Fehoko to return and bye-week recruiting  Rivals.com

NEW ORLEANS — The prolific team of Joe Alleva, Gov. John Bel Edwards and James Carville were not enough to sway SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey to ...



Alabama’s latest hire from the UGA staff triggers a de-commitment  DawgNation

Well, that didn't take long. News broke within the hour that UGA director of personnel Sam Petitto was taking a job at Alabama in the personnel department.



Louisiana's First Lady joins Facebook and Twitter  Knoe.com

First Lady Donna Edwards launched an official Facebook page and an official Twitter account in order to better connect with the people of Louisiana.



Democratic state Rep. John Bel Edwards promotes life story to voters  The Advocate

Editor's note: This is the third of four profiles on the major candidates running for Louisiana governor. Thursday: David Vitter. John Bel Edwards is a West Point ...



The America Profile: Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the pro-life Catholic Democrat  America Magazine

John Bel Edwards is bringing “common sense and compassion” to the governor's office in Louisiana. Is the pro-life Democrat a model for how his party can win ...



Wide receiver DeVonta Smith gets Army All-American jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

Wide receiver DeVonta Smith has been visiting schools, trying to determine where he should play at the next level. A former Georgia commit, he planned to ...



Devonta Smith Commits to Georgia: Bulldogs Land 2017 4-Star ATH  Bleacher Report

As the Georgia Bulldogs build what already looks like an impressive 2016 recruiting class, the team's staff is already preparing for even further in the future by ...



Top Performers: Bootleggers 7on7 Tryout  247Sports.com

The Bootleggers 7on7 tryout in New Orleans featured some of the top underclassmen prospects in Louisiana.



Five crazy stats from Alabama's comeback win vs. Georgia in national championship  Sporting News

Alabama defeated Georgia 26-23 in overtime of Monday night's College Football Playoff championship game. The Crimson Tide had no points entering halftime, ...



UGA recruit says he’s ’90 percent committed’  DawgNation

Devonta Smith said when he committed to UGA both coach Mark Richt and wide receivers coach Bryan McClendon were stunned.



National Signing Day 2017: Ranking the Top 25 Offensive Prospects  Bleacher Report

After thorough film study, camp evaluation and internal discussion using our specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report recruiting analysts Damon Sayles , Sanjay ...



4-star WR Devonta Smith commits to Alabama over LSU and Miami  SB Nation

Devonta Smith, a four-star class of 2017 wide receiver, will play college football for Alabama. He picked the Tide over Miami and LSU in announcing his decision ...



ASU football: Taking a look at who’s been offered in the 2019 class  isportsweb.com

When colleges are offering players, it can be hard to keep track of who's on the board. As of April 16, here is a list of all players in the 2019 class that have been ...



VIDEO: Watch 5-star DB Richard LeCounte III block 4-star WR DeVonta Smith over the bench in Army Bowl practice  USA TODAY High School Sports

MUST SEE VIDEO: It got a little chaotic at #ArmyBowl practice as Richard LeCounte pushed DeVonta Smith 5 yds out of bounds over the bench! pic.twitter.com/ ...



2017 Ole Miss OT target Trey Smith new No. 1  Ole Hotty Toddy

This morning ESPN dropped the updated ESPN 300, which ranks the top 300 football prospects in the 2017 class, and Jackson, Tennessee offensive tackle ...



Top HS football recruit 1 of 2 N. Webster players arrested on sex charge  KSLA-TV

The 2 North Webster High School football players accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl are out on bond and on the field in a playoff game Friday ...



Roseland holds third annual giveaway for school supplies  The Advocate

Nearly 200 students received bags filled with school supplies Aug. 5 at Roseland's third annual community school supplies giveaway at Town Hall.



Red Sox sign former University of Arkansas football recruit Jervenski Johnson  MassLive.com

BOSTON — The Red Sox have signed a former Arkansas wide-receiver recruit who's raw but talented.



SLU Adds Franklinton's Smith to Coaching Staff  Southeastern Lions Athletics

HAMMOND, La. – Long-time Franklinton High School head football coach Shane Smith has joined the Southeastern Louisiana football coaching staff, SLU head ...



Arden Key, Corey Thompson no longer around LSU program, coach Ed Orgeron says; Key may be on way out  The Advocate

Arden Key hasn't made any official announcement as to whether he'll return to LSU next season or enter the NFL draft.



St. Martin's names Lester Ricard as head football coach  The Times-Picayune

Lester Ricard, a stellar quarterback at Tulane and Amite High School, has been named head football coach at St. Martin's, the school announced Thursday.



Four new principals take the helm at River Parishes schools this fall  NOLA.com

The school buses are warming up and public school students in the River Parishes are headed back to school soon. St. John the Baptist Parish school students ...



IMG Academy, Bishop Gorman lead Maxwell Player of the Year Watch List  USA TODAY High School Sports

Seven players from IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) and four from Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) are among the 100 players named to the watch list for the ...



Utah Utes football: National signing day, U. verbal commits  Deseret News

... » Follow the Deseret News sports team for breaking BYU, Utah, and Utah State 2012 national signing day coverage. Note: This is a working list of known high ...



Over the hump | Sports | enterprise-journal.com  McComb Enterprise Journal

KENTWOOD, La. — After losing in the semifinals for three straight years, everything fell into place for the Kentwood football team as it won the 1A LHSAA State ...



Baton Rouge area all-district football teams  The Advocate

District 5-5A. First-team offense. Pos. Player School Ht. Wt. Cl. QB Jared Sparks Dutchtown 6-0 200 Sr. RB Josh Bates East Ascension 5-10 200 Sr. RB Fitell ...



National Signing Day 2017: Ranking the Top 50 Overall Recruits  Bleacher Report

After thorough study, camp evaluation and internal discussion using our specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report recruiting analysts Damon Sayles , Sanjay ...



Civil rights struggle lives on in La.'s public schools  Times Picayune

On a September morning in 1965, Lena Vern Dandridge and a handful of black girls climbed on to Bus No. 75 for their first-ever school day with white students at ...



Livingston-Tangipahoa community photo gallery for Oct. 22, 2015  The Advocate

The Livingston-Tangipahoa Advocate this week includes photos from local civic, community and school groups and highlights recent events around Livingston ...



National Signing Day 2017: Live Recruit Commitments and Reaction  Bleacher Report

National Signing Day arrived Wednesday, presenting an opportunity for college football teams across the country to secure talent that can impact games in 2017 ...



Franklinton's Shane Smith joins Lions as assistant coach  The Lion's Roar Newspaper

The long time high school coach Shane Smith will be joining the Lions as an assistant coach on the offensive staff working with wide receivers. Courtesy of ...



Damaged dam leads to evacuation along Tangipahoa River  WBXH

PIKE COUNTY, MS (WAFB) - Tangipahoa Parish called for a mandatory evacuation of all areas along the Tangipahoa River, including the town of Kentwood, ...



Our nine most bizarre stories of 2016: A coffin, bikini cake, a rude poke in Eye of the Tiger  The Advocate

An "extreme" Easter celebration, a carpool quarrel, a bikini cake, Baby Cakes and a poke in the Eye of the Tiger.



NOLA law clerk arrested for solicitation of a child  The INDsider

Imagine this. You graduate from law school with a 4.0, the first person in your school's history to do so. While in law school, you serve as editor-in-chief of the law ...



Fun with payroll!  The INDsider

I was asked to research into why a number of people at LDOE are suddenly getting promotions. Apparently over the last few months a dozen or so jobs have ...



BR girl memorialized in anime movie  The INDsider

When filmmaker Robbie Bryan was writing his anime movie he envisioned a lead character who was unique and brave. He envisioned a quirky teenage girl who ...



New Bethany story is new again  The INDsider

The decades-long controversy surrounding New Bethany Home for Girls in Bienville Parish was renewed last Friday, Dec. 6 when seven former residents of the ...



Aswell on nepotism in State Police  The INDsider

If anyone has any hopes that the matter of the Edmonson Amendment will be resolved Thursday when the Louisiana State Police Retirement System (LSPRS) ...



Aswell: Jindal donor got DOC help  The INDsider

The Jindal administration two years ago attempted to influence parole officers and district judges throughout the state to refer violators to a private facility ...



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