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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…

2019 Girls Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team

The LHSAA is pleased to announce the 2019 Girls’ Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team: Rayleigh Bennett, Claiborne Christian Bre' Porter, Lafaytette Christian  Jaylyn James, St. Thomas Aquinas Diamond Hunter, Lee Magnet  Jerkaila Jordan, John Curtis  Aaliyah Stevenson, Captain Shreve Jamya Mingo-Young, Loranger  Sha'Kahia Warmsley, Mansfield  Vici Woods, Elton  Lauren Quinn, Hicks Alex Harrison, Plainview Alexius Horne, Denham Springs  Tiara Young, Walker  Destiny Rice, North Caddo  Outstanding Player: Jamya Mingo-Young, Loranger

2019 Boys Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team

The LHSAA is pleased to announce the 2019 Boys’ Marsh Madness All-Tournament Team: Reece Beekman, Scotlandville Seth Alexander, Breaux Bridge Kaleb Jenkins, Country Day Cameron Bettez, Simpson Brandon Harton Jr., Jehovah-Jireh Billy Francis Jr., Lafayette Christian  Jaden Shelvin, St. Thomas More  Mylik Wilson, Rayville Nikembe Johnson, North Central Jason Perry, Madison Prep Kobi Johnson, Thibodaux Jakemin Abney, Simsboro Jalen Cook, Walker Jacoby Decker, Bossier Jalen Ned, De La Salle  Outstanding Player: Jalen Cook, Walker

2019 Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 2nd at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge, La. The ceremony will begin at 6:30 p.m. You can purchase your tickets HERE 2019 LOUISIANA HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES Keith Alexander Official, Administrator Ted Davidson Coach Claney Duplechin Coach Robin Fambrough Contributor Jason Garey Competitor Frank Monica Coach Danielle Scott-Arruda Competitor James Waguespack Coach

LHSAA Announces Esports Boot Camp Tournament

LHSAA students and administrators, registration for the LHSAA Esports Boot Camp Tournament is officially open! Please see the following links for student and team registration. Getting Ready for LHSAA Esports Boot Camp Tournament LHSAA Registration Welcome Letter Please contact for any questions or concerns

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