The broadcast schedule of the 2012 LHSAA/ State Farm 5A State Baseball Tournament is listed below. 5A Baseball Championship Monday, May 14 @ 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17 @ 12 p.m. Saturday, May 19 @ 12 p.m. Saturday, May 26 @ 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31 @ 7 p.m. All games will be broadcast on Cox Sports TV (CST) 37.The list of CST affiliates in your area is attached.
The following editorial was written by Bob Gardner, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations, in response to an article that was posted May 7 in the online edition of USA Today. By Bob Gardner I’m not quite sure what qualifies a former college basketball coach to assess the state of high school sports, but last week in USA Today’s online edition, the following headline caught my attention: “Former college coach proposes ending high school sports.” Wow! This article, which originally was published in the Reno (Nevada) Gazette-Journal, contained thoughts and ideas of Len Stevens, a former college basketball coach and current executive director of the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Stevens suggests we should “kick…
Congratulations to William Kenyon of St. Paul's School for being named this year's Beyond the Game Essay Winner. William's essay, "The Field of Dreams," was selected from many submissions received from students across the state. The Beyond the Game Essay program presents an opportunity for students at LHSAA-member schools to get creative and explain in their own words what it means to go “beyond the game” in regards to sportsmanship. For his winning essay, William will receive a check for $500 and will be recognized at the annual Coaches Clinic banquet. The Coaches Clinic is set for July 17 - 19, 2012.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announced today that beginning the week of June 11, 2012, its office will have limited hours of operation. From June 11 through July 27, 2012, it will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. each day. The LHSAA office will be closed on Fridays during that time. The LHSAA wishes all of its member schools, student-atheletes and parents a safe and happy summer break!
eKnowledge, an NFHS partner, is donating $200 SAT and ACT PowerPrep programs to all of the LHSAA-member high school students and athletes. Please find the below documents detailing the eKnowledge Donation Project. For questions specific to the program, please contact Lori Caputo with eKnowledge at email@example.com or (951) 256-4076. eKnowledge Informational Flyer About the SAT and ACT PowerPrep™ Programs
The broadcast schedule of the 2012 LHSAA/ State Farm 1A & 4A State Softball Tournament is listed below. 1A Softball Championship Wednesday, May 2 @ 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 @ 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12 @ 11 a.m. Monday, May 21 @ 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29 @ 5 p.m. 4A Softball Championship Wednesday, May 2 @ 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 @ 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12 @ 1 p.m. Saturday, May 19 @ 10 a.m. Monday, May 21 @ 10 p.m. Thursday, May 31 @ 12 p.m. All games will be broadcast on Cox Sports TV (CST) 37.The list of CST affiliates in your area is attached.
At the request an LHSAA Executive Committee member on the prevailing side of the recent vote on Zachary High School's appeal of a sportsmanship penalty ruling, President Brent Vidrine reconvened a15 member committee via telephone conference. A motion was made to reduce Zachary High School's restrictive probation to disciplinary probation for the 2011-12 school year which allows Zachary High School to continue in the baseball playoffs. The motion was passed by a vote of 7-6. A second motion was also made that the Zachary High School baseball team cannot play the next five games, including the 2012 playoffs, with the school's head coach in attendance in any manner.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) announced today that its office will be closed Thursday, May 3, 2012 and Friday, May 4, 2012 due to the 2012 LHSAA Outdoor Track & Field State Championships. The office will resume normal operation on Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8 a.m. The LHSAA would like to congratulate all student-athletes that made it to the finals of the track and field championships.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 27, 2012) — Effective with the 2012-13 season, a double twist to a cradle (double down) no longer will be permitted in high school spirit (cheer, dance, drill, pom). This significant risk minimization ruling was one of 19 rules changes approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee at its March 3-5 meeting in Indianapolis. The rules changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors. With changes to Rules 2-8-9 and 2-10-2, a twist performed to a cradle must not involve more than one complete rotation except when dismounting to a cradle from a side-facing stunt or toss, which will permit 1¼ rotations. In these cases, the bases may…
The initial-eligibility standards for NCAA Division I college-bound student-athletes are changing. College-bound student-athletes first entering a Division I college or university on or after August 1, 2015, will need to meet new academic rules in order to receive athletics aid (scholarship), practice or compete during their first year. First, here are three terms you need to know: Full Qualifier: A college-bound student-athlete may receive athletics aid (scholarship), practice and compete in the first year of enrollment at the Division I college or university. Academic Redshirt: A college-bound student-athlete may receive athletics aid (scholarship) in the first year of enrollment and may practice in the first regular academic term (semester or quarter) but may NOT compete in the first year of…