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LHSAA Compliance/Investigative Team Technology Summit

The LHSAA hosted a Technology Summit for the Compliance/Investigative Team on Thursday, Aug. 10. Executive director, Mr. Eddie Bonine shared that these compliance officers are “integral to what we do...” The team also “ensures that [LHSAA] member schools are doing what they are supposed to do…as it comes to forms, clearing some athletes to participate so that across our state, we have a consistency for eligibility rules that makes the athletes in all of our sports eligible.” Mr. Bonine began the meeting by introducing new members of the LHSAA staff and then acquainted the compliance/investigative team to their new Samsung…

Celebrating the LHSAA Winter State Champions

The sun is out. Flowers are blooming. Grass is greener. Birds are singing. Today marks the first day of spring, and this past weekend the LHSAA wrapped up its winter sports season at the conclusion of five consecutive weeks. After six different championship events, let's celebrate 49 state championship teams from all across Louisiana. The stretch from mid-February through mid-March is a magical time for high school sports in Louisiana. It’s exhausting for those involved, but almost every day we are celebrating someone new on a statewide level. The Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Wrestling State Tournament led things off as 11,000+…

Zurich Classic and the Fore!Kids Foundation: LHSAA Flood Relief Opportunity

To: LHSAA Member School Principals, Athletic Directors, and Coaches From: Mitch Small, LHSAA Director of Marketing Subject: LHSAA Flood Relief Opportunity Good Afternoon All, This past November the Fore!Kids Foundation in conjunction with the Zurich Classic of New Orleans donated funds to the LHSAA that was used to cover the cost of the State Cross Country Meet timing system. This started a relationship between the foundation and the Zurich Classic which is the New Orleans Open, a PGA Tour golf event. We have been contacted by the Zurich Classic and the Fore!Kids Foundation and given the opportunity to participate in…

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Let’s Move in High School!

I’m sure we all can remember a time in our lives when the best part about the school day was recess – it was a time for running, jumping, playing on the playground and just being active with our friends! Unfortunately, statistics show that only one in about three children nowadays is considered to be active each day. Research also indicates that kids who are active do better in school and every day activities. Better test scores, improved attendance and better behavior in class are all byproducts of those who are more active. It’s not too late to start moving more no matter how old we are! We encourage all of our student athletes and the students at our member…