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2016 Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame Announcement

Five legendary coaches who made their mark in four sports help headline the 2016 induction class for the Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame. The late Don Shows and Kenny Guillot are the football coaches in the group that also includes volleyball coach Brenda LeBlanc, girls basketball coach Steve McDowell and baseball coach M.L. Woodruff. Baseball star Todd Walker and journalist Ron Brocato round out the seven-member group that will be honored during an induction banquet set for April 12 at the Crowne Plaza. Shows compiled a 345-78 record in 32 years as a head coach and ranks fourth on Louisiana's all-time wins list. That total includes a 273-48 record at West Monroe, where he won eight state titles and had…

Severe Weather and 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Cross Country State Meet

Due to severe weather conditions in the Natchitoches area, please make note of the following schedule change to the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Cross Country State Meet: - Monday, November 16  - Boys & Girls in Class C, B, 1A & 2A will run as scheduled with no changes. - Tuesday, November 17  - NO EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE - Wednesday, November 18  - Boys & Girls in Class 3A, 4A & 5A will run. Event times will remain exactly as they were on 11/17 before moving to 11/18. If you are in Class 3A, 4A or 5A please make the proper changes in travel and accommodations as your race day has moved from Tuesday to Wednesday. However, your race time…

LHSAA Announces 2015 Prep Classic Poster Winner

LHSAA Announces 2015 Prep Classic Poster Winner

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) and Raising Cane’s congratulate Cheyenne Berg, a senior of Winnfield Senior High School, for winning the 2015 LHSAA Prep Classic Poster Contest! Cheyenne’s artwork will serve as the official poster and program cover for the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl Prep Classic and she will be featured in the souvenir program for the event.  She will be recognized during halftime of the Class 3A championship game with her art teacher C. Willis-Moore, principal Dr. Jane Griffin, Allstate Sugar Bowl and Superdome representatives, and receive overnight accommodations in New Orleans and VIP passes to enjoy the Prep Classic in an LHSAA suite.  Cheyenne will also enjoy a $100 prize compliments of the LHSAA and free…

LHSAA Soccer Schedules and MaxPreps

The 2015-16 season is here! In case you haven’t heard, MaxPreps is now the Official Statistician and Digital Media Partner for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. MaxPreps and the LHSAA will be offering a publishing platform across desktop, mobile and tablet that will streamline the process of managing sports information from all member schools. The partnership enables all box score information published on MaxPreps to be automatically provided to the LHSAA for use in managing various initiatives including all LHSAA regular season standings, Power Ratings, statewide statistical leaderboards, post-season brackets, media publications and much more.   Coaches will be required to submit scores to MaxPreps no later 12:00am (midnight) after each game in order to accurately manage these LHSAA…

MaxPreps and 2015 Basketball Schedules

The 2015-16 season is here! In case you haven’t heard, MaxPreps is now the Official Statistician and Digital Media Partner for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. MaxPreps and the LHSAA will be offering a publishing platform across desktop, mobile and tablet that will streamline the process of managing sports information from all member schools. The partnership enables all box score information published on MaxPreps to be automatically provided to the LHSAA for use in managing various initiatives including all LHSAA regular season standings, Power Ratings, statewide statistical leaderboards, post-season brackets, media publications and much more.   Coaches will be required to submit scores to MaxPreps no later 12:00am (midnight) after each game in order to accurately manage these LHSAA…

Honoring Tyrell Cameron

With the recent tragic passing of Tyrell Cameron from Franklin Parish High School, the Louisiana High School Athletic Association is asking that a moment of silence and reflection be held prior to all high school athletic football contests this weekend (9/10 – 9/12) in his honor. Additionally, anyone can donate to the Tyrell Cameron Memorial Fund through Progressive Bank which has seven branches located in Winnsboro, Monroe, West Monroe, Shreveport and Bossier City. All donations will go towards funeral arrangements.

LHSAA Seeks Assistant Executive Director

  The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) has reopened the search process for an administrative staff (exempt) position as Assistant Executive Director.  Home base for this position will be the LHSAA office in Baton Rouge.  Primary responsibilities shall be defined by the Executive Director and will include but not limited to:             1.      Oversight/supervision of multiple sports as assigned by the Executive Director.             2.      Other duties assigned by the Executive Director.    Experience and Qualifications:  The Assistant Executive Director of the LHSAA shall have three (3) years’ experience as a school principal, seven (7) years’ experience as a faculty coach, five (5) years’ combined experience as a principal and school faculty coach or a minimum of ten (10)…

LHSAA Seeks Coordinator of First Impressions

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) is seeking applicants for a staff position as Coordinator of First Impressions. Home base for this position will be the LHSAA office in Baton Rouge. Primary responsibilities shall be defined by the Executive Director and will include but not limited to: Coordinator of First Impressions: Primary office receptionist; Primary assistant to the Director of Marketing; Day-to-day correspondence with sponsors; Handle DVD orders from state championship events; Convert office files into electronic filing system; Travel to state events as needed; Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of this position; Customer Service; Sponsor Relations; Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director Experience and Qualifications: It is highly recommended the Coordinator of…

2015 “Beyond the Game” Essay Contest Winner

2015 “Beyond the Game” Essay Contest Winner

Congratulations to Benjamin Reaux of South Lafourche High School for winning our 2015 "Beyond the Game" Essay Contest. Benjamin will receive a $500 prize and will be recognized at the LHSCA Coaches Clinic in Baton Rouge in July.  The theme of this year's essay contest was based on "The thrill of victory lasts only a moment, the respect earned through good sportsmanship lasts for eternity". Here's an excerpt from Benjamin's essay:  "Success is far more than just the grade on the test, the numbers on the scoreboard, and the trophies collecting dust in the showcase. Success is what was learned from the class, the respect and friendship gained on and across the field, and the priceless memories created during each…

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