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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…

James Simmons to be Inducted in NIAAA Hall of Fame

NEWS RELEASE NATIONAL INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS ASSOCIATION 9100 Keystone Crossing, Suite 650, Indianapolis, IN 46240 317-587-1450, FAX 317.587.1451/www.niaaa.org Twelve Athletic Directors to be Inducted in NIAAA Hall of Fame FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                Contact: Bruce Whitehead INDIANAPOLIS, IN (December 1, 2015) — Twelve high school athletic directors will be inducted into the seventh Hall of Fame class of the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) December 15 in Orlando, Florida, during banquet festivities at the 46th annual National Athletic Directors Conference co-sponsored by the NIAAA and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).  This year’s conference will be held…

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…

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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…