Lafayette High picks up first football playoff win since 2006

For the first time since 2006, the Lafayette High football program has won a playoff game. The Mighty Lions picked up their first postseason win since 2006 with Friday night’s 43-6 blowout win over East Jefferson. The No. 9 Mighty Lions move on to face No. 8 Mandeville next week in the second round of the 5A playoff bracket. Continue reading Lafayette High picks up first football playoff win since 2006

St. Thomas More star Bech receives offer from LSU

Already committed to Vanderbilt University for football, the offers just keep pouring in for St. Thomas More High’s Jack Bech. The senior receiver has his St. Thomas More (Lafayette, La) team sitting at 4-0 so far this season and just recently added defending national champion LSU to his list of latest offers. In 13 games as a junior last season, Bech accumulated 1,668 yards and … Continue reading St. Thomas More star Bech receives offer from LSU

Manning Passing Academy postpones 2020 camp

It was announcement we have all been expecting, but it wasn’t made official until Tuesday. The annual Manning Passing Academy, which was set to celebrate its 25th anniversary next month, has postponed this year’s camp due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The four-day camp was set to take place June 25-28 at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. Archie Manning posted a heartfelt letter to the … Continue reading Manning Passing Academy postpones 2020 camp

2020 Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame announcement

Press release from lhsaa.org: Odds that a Heisman Trophy winner, a PGA golf champion, a national record-setting boys basketball scorer, a softball pitcher with 40 no-hitters, a well-known Major League Baseball player and a Super Bowl MVP could be grouped together seems remote. However, that is just part of the story of an impressive and diverse 10-member 2020 Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame … Continue reading 2020 Louisiana High School Sports Hall of Fame announcement

Figaro tabbed as next Lafayette High football coach

Cedric Figaro is coming home. The Lafayette Parish School System has officially named Figaro as the next head football coach at Lafayette High. A LHS graduate, Figaro played his college football at Notre Dame before being selected by the San Diego Chargers in the sixth round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He spent seven seasons in the league, including three with the Chargers, two with … Continue reading Figaro tabbed as next Lafayette High football coach