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Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Golf Championships - Schedule Change

LAFAYETTE -- The LHSAA State Golf Championships, originally scheduled for Monday-Tuesday at three courses in the Acadiana area, have been postponed until Wednesday and Thursday due to wet courses and the anticipation of more inclement weather over the next three days. The Lafayette organizing committee, in association with the LHSAA staff, made the decision Saturday afternoon after the Acadiana area received significant rain and was under tornado warnings Saturday morning. Forecasts are for 80 to 90 percent rain chances Sunday through Tuesday morning. “We regret having to move our dates back,” said committee chairman Robert Boudreaux, “but with the forecasts being what they are, there’s a good chance the courses will be unplayable Monday and Tuesday. Delaying two days will…

Items Passed Immediately by the EC During Spring Meeting

ITEMS PASSED EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 2016 APRIL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING Amend Section 4 – Sport Seasons by amending Rule 4.4.1, Page 49 of the 2015-2016 LHSAA By-Laws, to be worded as follows: 4.4.1 Summer activities for all sports shall begin the 46th week, which is the first Sunday following the last LHSAA State Championship. This rule applies regardless of when your school year ends. Other than restrictions prohibiting football players from working out in pads during the defined summer time span there are no restrictions on workouts in LHSAA sports during the summer months. Summer activities in all LHSAA sports at the school’s facilities, use of school equipment and sport specific apparatus are subject to the approval of the school principal.…

Walk Up/Walk Out Music

Walk Up/Walk Out Music On Thursday, April 14, 2016, the Executive Committee and Executive Director Bonine discussed the recent ruling concerning walk-up music at both baseball and softball games. It was determined by the committee and Mr. Bonine that music would be allowed at regular season and playoff games under the following circumstances: ·        The principal/administration reviews the content. ·        Only music that does not contain profanity and/or sexual innuendo shall be played. ·        The volume level shall be at a level that does not cause displeasure to spectators. The principal/administration shall be responsible to the Executive Committee in the event inappropriate music is allowed to be played.

Pending weather situation for Boys Golf

Attention boys’ golf coaches: Due to unfavorable weather forecasted for many parts of Louisiana next week and the various district tournaments that could be affected, we are reminding tournament hosts and all teams, it is imperative that we have determined the top four teams and top four additional medalist by week’s end in order to place at the regional sites set to begin the following week of Monday, May 25. If your district tournament is rain delayed, please make every effort to play at the next available date and consider other options, if necessary, such as moving to an alternative course or perhaps a nine-hole event as a last option. Make sure the HOST SCHOOL’s coach/tournament director notifies the LHSAA…

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…

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