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Sportswriter for The New Orleans Advocate. But every now and then, we'll talk about things other than sports.Mississippi born and raised.

New Orleans-area high school signees: Check out where prep stars are headed on national signing day

theneworleansadvocate.com — DL Aaron Kent, Southeastern (Karr) DB James Howard, Southern (McMain) OL Brandon Godfrey, Nicholls State (John Curtis - Tulane) DL Marcel Andry, Nicholls State (St. Augustine - East Mississippi CC) OL Tyrin Arceneaux, Nicholls State (St.
Feb 03, 2016

RT @RodrigueAdv: UPDATED: Check out where New Orleans-area prep stars are headed on national signing day: theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/preps/1…

St. Augustine defensive tackle Christmas-Giles commits to Texas

theadvocate.com — One of the state's top recruits is headed out of state. De'Andre Christmas-Giles, a defensive tackle at St. Augustine, committed to Texas on Tuesday night, hours before national signing day. He made the announcement on WWL during its 10 p.m. newscast. "It felt like the perfect fit for me" said Christmas-Giles.

Did your high school's principal vote for or against new select, non-select proposal? LHSAA unveils results

theadvocate.com — Last week the LHSAA made history when its members voted to expand the controversial select, non-select playoff format to include basketball, baseball and softball, in addition to football, starting with the 2016-17 school year. Below is a list of high schools who voted in favor of the proposal, against the proposal or abstained.
Feb 01, 2016

Did your principal vote for or against the #LHSAA split? Find out here -> tinyurl.com/gv4mrvz

Feb 01, 2016

Who voted for split in other sports. Who did not? Here's a school by school breakdown of how principals voted? tinyurl.com/gv4mrvz

Feb 01, 2016

RT @rwalkeradvocate: Who voted for split in other sports. Who did not? Here's a school by school breakdown of how principals voted? tinyurl.com/gv4mrvz

Feb 01, 2016

How did your principal vote at last week's #LHSAA convention on split for other sports? Check here to find out -> tinyurl.com/gv4mrvz

Newman’s Riley Demps, son of the Pelicans general manager, refuses to let an arm injury suffered at birth slow him on the court

theneworleansadvocate.com — New Orleans, LA /Sports/Preps/: Riley Demps was born to play basketball, even though it seems like he was born not to. Basketball is in his DNA.
Jan 31, 2016

Newman’s Riley Demps,son of #Pelicans GM, refuses to let an arm injury suffered at birth slow him theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/preps/1… via theadvocateno

Jan 31, 2016

Riley Demps (@IsidoreNewman ),son of #Pelicans GM Dell Demps,hasn't let arm injury at birth stop him from hooping -> tinyurl.com/jd2k3ry

Jan 31, 2016

Newman’s Riley Demps, son of Pelicans GM, refuses to let arm injury at birth slow him down theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/preps/1… via theadvocateno

Jan 31, 2016

RT @rwalkeradvocate: Newman’s Riley Demps, son of Pelicans GM, refuses to let arm injury at birth slow him down theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/preps/1… via theadvocateno

Feb 01, 2016

Newman’s Riley Demps, son of #Pelicans GM, refuses to let an arm injury suffered at birth slow him theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/preps/1… via theadvocateno

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Rod Walker: Principals’ decision to split even further is a big blow to many New Orleans area schools

theneworleansadvocate.com — New Orleans, LA /Sports/Preps/: Perhaps LHSAA officials should have had a second line band waiting for the principals and school administrators in the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza lobby at the conclusion of the association's annual convention. The LHSAA, at least as we know it, may have die

Brother Martin’s dominant second half pushes them past John Curtis

‘I’m here’: LSU DB Jalen Mills, through broken leg, arrest and all, ready to showcase NFL talent at Senior Bowl

theadvocate.com — MOBILE, Ala. - Two days after Jalen Mills' injury in preseason camp, doctors delivered the bad news to the LSU defensive back. You fractured your fibula in your left leg. You severely damaged at least two ligaments in your ankle. You'll be lucky to begin walking regularly in two months.
Jan 29, 2016

After leg fracture, docs told Mills he may miss season, wouldnt walk til 7 wks. He played in a game 8 wks later bit.ly/1PJYCyg #LSU

Jan 29, 2016

RT @RossDellenger: Didn't mention earlier but the court dismissed simple battery charge on Jalen Mills after pretrial diversion - bit.ly/1PJYCyg #LSU

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Game officials pay raise proposals discussed

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA /Sports/LatestSports/: While the split playoff format for football (and possibly other sports) has received the most buzz at this week's LHSAA Convention, there is another just as important vote on the agenda for Friday morning at the Crowne Plaza. Principals will vote to appr

Ex-LSU stars Jalen Mills, Deion Jones back practicing - and training - together

theadvocate.com — MOBILE - Deion Jones' morning order of duties is simple, the former LSU linebacker says. "Get up at 5:45 a.m. Get dressed. Brush my teeth," he said. "Call J Mills to see if he's up. Or he calls me." It's a lot more of the latter, says "J Mills," the nickname friends use to refer to ex-LSU defensive back Jalen Mills.
Jan 26, 2016

Sidebar: Jalen Mills & Deion Jones aren't just back practicing together. The ex-#LSU stars train together in Miami bit.ly/1PA8y7b

Jan 27, 2016

AM | Jalen Mills & Deion Jones aren't just back practicing together. The ex-#LSU stars train together in Miami bit.ly/1PA8y7b

Late rally lifts LSU to a 72-70 victory and its first win at Alabama since 2004

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, LA /Sports/LSU/: TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The LSU men's basketball team's road woes looked like they would continue Saturday afternoon when the Tigers trailed for most of the second half at Alabama. But after trailing for 21 minutes, the Tigers overcame an inspired Crimson Tid
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Feb 10, 2016

Ingrid Williams, wife of ex-Pelicans coach Monty Williams, dead after Oklahoma car accident theneworleansadvocate.com/sports/pelican… via theadvocateno

Feb 10, 2016

RT @SpearsNBAYahoo: Thunder announce the passing of Ingrid Williams, wife of assistant coach & former Pelicans head coach Monty Williams ht…

Feb 10, 2016

RT @theadvocateno: Reports: Wife of ex-Pelicans head coach Monty Williams critically hurt in Oklahoma accident. bit.ly/1Pm92Rb pic.twitter.com/wtKtFqsuz2

Feb 10, 2016

Wife of Monty Williams (ex#Pelicans coach,#OKC assistant) involved in accident,treated for life-threatening injuries tinyurl.com/jaayacn

Feb 10, 2016

I remember when Tony Hughes told me he knew a sleeper in Tunica that I better keep an eye on. twitter.com/MSGRIDIRON/sta…

Feb 10, 2016

When you used to be the drum major and your old high school band comes through at #MardiGras twitter.com/sexykaprikawn/…


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