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Game of the Week - Week 3

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announces the return of the “Game of the Week”. The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Thursday Night Game of the Week will showcase the most highly anticipated high school football games across Louisiana. The LHSAA is proud to partner with Crescent City Sports to stream each week’s game live from the LHSAA Live App. Last week’s matchup showcased Class 3A 4th ranked Iota Bulldogs versus Class 2A 6th ranked Welsh Greyhounds at Bulldog Stadium. Iota started the game slow but were able to build a lead and never looked back. Bulldog senior running back Luke Doucet had a huge game carrying the ball 186 yards and two touchdowns. Iota shut out the Greyhounds to win…

Game of the Week - Week 2

Louisiana high school football is officially back and got off to a groundbreaking start last week with the return of the Allstate Sugar Bowl/ LHSAA  Thursday Night Football Game of the Week. Week one’s match-up was one for the books, as the De La Salle Cavaliers (0-1) battled a physical Warren Easton squad (1-0). The Cavaliers led all three quarters in the season opener, with touchdowns completed by Richon Porter, Nixon Bernard, Cole Milford and Patrick Martin. But it was the Eagles’ explosive offensive that was able to make a serious turn around and win the game. The touchdown by Casey Cain, two by Ja’Call Wynder, and two by Dayshawn Holmes advanced the Warren Easton Eagles to victory with a…

LHSAA announces the return of the “Game of the Week”

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announces the return of the “Game of the Week”. The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Thursday Night Game of the Week will showcase the most highly anticipated high school football games across Louisiana. The LHSAA is proud to partner with Crescent City Sports to stream each week’s game live from the LHSAA Live App. Last night’s matchup showcased Class 4A sixth ranked Warren Easton Eagles versus Class 3A eighth ranked De La Salle Cavaliers at Tad Gormley Stadium. Already without their starting quarterback, the cavaliers were clearly challenged up against an elite and physical Warren Easton squad Thursday night. De La Salle then lost star running back Montrell Johnson to an injury in the first…

LHSAA announces new partnership with Fan Food

LHSAA announces new partnership with Fan Food

CHICAGO, August 22, 2019 -- FanFood, the leading mobile platform for concession ordering, is now recognized as the “Official Digital Concession Solution” for Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA). This provides FanFood with the marketing exclusivity in the mobile ordering app category for LHSAA’s Championship events, offering its member schools the opportunity to adopt a cashless concession management system. This initiative provides high schools in Louisiana with a modern and effective technological solution to improve the fan experience as well as the fundraising outcomes at athletic events. With FanFood, high schools would be able to take the pressure off concession lines, manage all transactions from a single device, and streamline the order fulfillment process. “Concessions are an integral part of…

PepWear- the Official Event Merchandiser of all LHSAA State Championships

August 22, 2019 Baton Rouge, La. -- The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announced today that it has awarded PepWear the exclusive license for all State Championships and Official LHSAA merchandise. After the completing a highly-competitive, nationwide process, the LHSAA and PepWear are excited to launch a new online store and state-of-the-art pop-up stores for all state championships.  This marks the first state athletic association partnership for PepWear, a leading event merchandise company focused on commemorating youth achievement. The Cedar Hill, TX company is headquartered in a 52,000 sq. ft. facility and attends more than 800 events each year in 40+ states. Eddie Bonine, Executive Director of the LHSAA, said “High school sports and the memories they create are…

LHSAA and Dairy MAX Announce Nutrition Partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/19/19 LHSAA and Dairy MAX Announce Nutrition Partnership Grand Prairie, TX – Dairy MAX and BUILT with Chocolate Milk, the regional dairy council, and Louisiana High School Athletic Association have jointly announced a partnership, naming chocolate milk the official refuel and recovery beverage of the association. With 8 grams of high quality protein and added sugar to support recovery, chocolate milk makes excellent fuel for athletes. Recently published research in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition showed that in high school athletes, chocolate milk has a greater impact on performance than regular sports beverages when high school athletes drink it for recovery. The LHSAA joins the state associations of Colorado and Texas to partner…

Referee Harassment law signed by Governor Edwards

Baton Rouge, La. -- Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie, presented a bill (HB 184) to legislators that will prohibit the harassment of a school or recreation athletic contest official. The bill passed in both the house and senate and was signed by Gov. John Bel Edwards on June 17, 2019. HB 184 now known as Act No. 355 will go into effect on August 1, 2019. In a recent study, more than 75 percent of officials quit because of “adult behavior”. Rep. Cameron Henry said, “This bill isn’t to prevent a parent to express concerns about a call they feel is wrong or invalid. We understand a parent will always protect their child and express concern if they feel their kid…

Former LSU Outfielder Beau Jordan Throws Out First Pitch at LHSAA Baseball Championship Game

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2019 For more information, contact: Hillary Sutton, Division Manager, Health Education and Community Engagement Well-Ahead Louisiana (225) 235-5351 Former LSU Outfielder Beau Jordan Throws Out First Pitch at LHSAA Baseball Championship Game Sulphur, La. – Former LSU and Barbe High standout Beau Jordan will throw out the first pitch at the 6 p.m. championship baseball game Saturday on behalf of Well-Ahead Louisiana, a chronic disease prevention and healthcare access initiative of the Louisiana Department of Health. Well-Ahead Louisiana promotes and recognizes healthy choices in the spaces and places where we live and work every day that make it easier for us all to live healthier, happier lives - from going tobacco-free, to ensuring healthy lunch…

Rules Changes Approved in High School Spirit

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 3, 2019) — Rules related to minimizing risk of injury to dance and cheer team members are among 29 rules revisions for the 2019-20 high school spirit season. The rules changes were recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee at its March 2-4 meeting and subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. “We’re trying to create a safer environment for activities to occur in cheer and dance and make the rules book as clear as possible,” said James Weaver, director of performing arts and liaison to the NFHS Spirit Rules Committee. Rule 3-3-3 was changed to make it consistent with other braced inversion rules. It now allows for the…

Crescent City Sports to live stream LHSAA bowling team finals Thursday

Crescent City Sports to live stream LHSAA bowling team finals Thursday

NEW ORLEANS – For the first time in its history, Crescent City Sports will produce a live video stream of the finals of a Louisiana High School Athletic Association championship event. CCS will have live coverage of the LHSAA boys and girls bowling team championship Thursday from All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge. Coverage begins with the semifinals at 11 a.m., followed by the finals at approximately 1 p.m. CCS’ Ken Trahan and Lenny Vangilder will describe the action. “As Lenny and I are lifetime bowlers and huge fans and advocates of the sport, it is an honor and a privilege to partner with the LHSAA to bring the state championships to all fans of the respective schools and the…

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