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Apr 19th

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Virtual schools – a difficult choice for student-athletes

Back when I was a kid, the first day of school meant a crisp white shirt, pressed pants, and an apple for teacher. Walking into the classroom, I could see the big blackboard and a few pieces of chalk.

There were plenty of small desks and one bigger workspace for the teacher. Today's children will have a very different memory of their first day at school because some of them don't even have to get out of bed! In August, BESE approved Louisiana Connections Academy, the state's first virtual school.

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New state laws passed, how it affects your local schools

I don't know a coach alive who would trade a victory for a serious injury to one of their players. Coaches, athletic directors, on-field officials, and even teammates wor...

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The Louisiana Fall Classic event is upcoming

As determined as Mother Nature has been to burn the living daylights out of us while we watch our ponds dry up and St. Augustine and centipede die, she can't keep her hol...

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The LHSAA’s ‘Beyond the Game’ Sportsmanship Program

Last year, I was inspired by a very special group of people in Louisiana. Maybe you recall the story of Ross Barron and the Mighty Lions? If you are unfamiliar with this ...

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The Striper bite is on at Lake Claiborne

The Good Lord gave us a glorious sunrise, the glowing orb back-lighting a cloud in the eastern sky that looked for all the world like an angel in flight. I snapped a few ...

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