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POWERADE® POWER THROUGH™ Wants to Boost Local High School Teams’ Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 23, 2016 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Juan Simoneaux FUSE (225) 454-6536 juan@fuseyourbrand.com   POWERADE® POWER THROUGH™ Wants to Boost Local High School Teams’ Success Contest to Award Up to $75,000 to Southeastern High Schools POWERADE® and Walmart are joining forces to help Louisiana high school athletic programs power through to the next level. POWERADE® POWER THROUGH™ offers local high school athletic programs an opportunity to win $2,000 to improve their team’s ability to succeed. Teams can use the $2,000 awards in any way they see fit to help them achieve at a higher level. Past winners…

LHSAA State Championship Schedule Changes

The LHSAA’s Executive Committee approved the changing of state championship schedules for five different sports on Thursday. The Select/Non-Select split voted into effect by the member-school principals this past January forced the LHSAA and host committees to re-evaluate the schedules for the sports of Girls’ Basketball, Boys’ Basketball, Softball and Baseball. Girls’ Basketball and Boys’ Basketball, working in conjunction with both Hammond and Lake Charles, added Monday to the schedule and will see six games played each day. Semifinals will take place from Monday until Thursday and Finals on Friday and Saturday. Both Baseball and Softball had an extra day…

Nine Teams Streaking Into Football Season

The high school football season in Louisiana officially kicks off tonight, and just under 300 schools hold aspirations of hoisting a state championship trophy at midfield of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Long before the bright lights of the Dome, coaches everywhere are tasked with making sure their student-athletes are locked in each and every week. This time of year every team has a clean slate, but for the nine teams that boast double digit regular season win streaks, they hope to maintain their winning ways: Team Class / Division Regular Season Winning Streak Last Loss Destrehan Wildcats 5A 21 10/25/13 –…

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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…