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St. Thomas More Softball Player Featured in National Softball Site

Visit the link below to view a story in "Student Sports," a national softball site, on St. Thomas More softball player and options student ,Janie Girouard, and her moment entitled "Janie's Inning." The LHSAA and St. Thomas More thank all involved for showing the true meaning of sportsmanship and for remembering that after it's all over with - winning and losing really doesn't matter! Janie's Inning Article

Events: Week of April 21

Please take note of the following events for the week of April 21: Monday, April 21: LHSAA Office Closed (Easter Holiday) Monday, April 21 - Wednesday, April 23: Boys' & Girls' District Tennis Tournaments Monday, April 21 - Saturday, April 26: Boys' District Golf Tournaments Monday, April 21 - Saturday, April 26: Boys' & Girls' District Outdoor Track & Field Meets Thursday, April 24 - Friday, April 25: NFHS Meeting in Indianapolis

New 2014-2015 Attendance Zones

At its March 26, 2014 meeting, the LHSAA Executive Committee gave interpretations of different scenarios it was presented regarding the application and implementation of the new parish boundary line rule passed by the membership in January 2014. Click HERE for those scenarios and clarification.

Events: Week of April 14

Please take note of the following events for the week of April 14: Friday, April 18: LHSAA Office Closed (Easter Holiday) Sunday, April 20: Easter Holiday

Three New Schools Accepted for Membership in LHSAA Effective for the 2014-15 School Year

During its March 26, 2014 meeting, the LHSAA Executive Committee approved the membership of the following new schools in the LHSAA. Beekman Charter – Bastrop, Louisiana Coed Charter School Basic District: Class 1A, District 2 Principal: Roy McCoy   KIPP Renaissance – New Orleans, Louisiana Coed Charter School Basic District: Class 3A, District 10 Principal: Keith Sanders   New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy – New Orleans, Louisiana Coed Charter School Basic District: Class 2A, District 9 Principal: Dr. Cecilia Garcia By LHSAA rules, all of these schools’ memberships are on a one-year conditional basis and during that conditional period the schools cannot play for championship honors in any branch of athletics.  However, varsity competition against these schools during that…

Baden Sports Changes Look of Soccer Ball, Offers Promotion

Baden Sports Changes Look of Soccer Ball, Offers Promotion

After repeated high school and college coach requests, we have decided to change the look of our SX751-CPL game soccer ball for the 2014-2015 soccer playing season. Going forward this ball will have a simply yet elegant graphic pattern.  Please note that while the graphics are different, the internal construction of the ball, which determines the performance and durability, remains the same. There is no price difference for the new ball. In fact, to help ease the transition to the new look we are offering the following offer! For every five (5) SX751-CPL balls a LHSAA member school buys for the 2014 – 2015 season, Baden will send them an additional SX751-CPL at no charge. The same will apply to…

2014 Interpretation of Practice

At the 2014 General Business Meeting, LHSAA principals approved the following amendment to Rule 4.1.3.  At its March 26, 2014 meeting, the LHSAA Executive Committee issued an interpretation of the approved amendment regarding the definition of practice effective July 1, 2014. Click HERE for the Interpretation of Practice. Practice Regulations: Any practice shall be in accordance with the following regulations: Student-athletes shall not engage in more than three hours of practice activities on those days during which one practice is conducted. Student-athletes shall not engage in more than five hours of practice activities on those days during which more than one practice is conducted. The maximum length of any single practice session shall be three hours. On days when more…

Events: Week of April 7

Please take note of the following events for the week of April 7: Thursday, April 10: Sections III Conference Call Saturday, April 12: State Bowling Championships @ All-Star Lanes -- Baton Rouge, La.

University of Louisiana Lafayette to Offer Summer Soccer Camps

The University of Louisiana Lafayette is hosting several soccer camps for boys and girls this summer. Please click on the link below for more information about the Ragin Cajun Soccer Camps. 2014 Ragin Cajun Soccer Camp Brochure *Please note that this is for informational purposes only as the LHSAA does not sanction, endorse, ratify, confirm or approve any camps, clinics or private lessons.

April 30 “Beyond the Game” Essay Contest Deadline Soon Approaches

The LHSAA Beyond the Game Program is having its third annual Sportsmanship essay contest. This is an opportunity for students at all of our member schools to get creative and to express in their own words what it means to be a good sportsman. The guidelines are simple, and your entries must be received by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 to be eligible to win. The contest is open to all students, ages 14 - 18, in grades 9-12 at LHSAA member schools. First place will be awarded a prize of $500 and will be recognized at the Annual LHSCA Coaches Clinic banquet in July. The theme of this year’s essay should follow the topic: “What is a…

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