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New Orleans, LA
High School Sports Writer, The New Orleans Advocate — The Baton Rouge Advocate
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I cover sports for The New Orleans Advocate. But every now and then, we'll talk about things other than sports.Well, actually more than every now and then

The New Orleans Advocate’s Prep Football Super 10 Rankings — Big schools Pvs. 1. Rummel (7-0) 1 Last week: Beat St. Augustine 35-6 Next: Saturday vs. Jesuit, Yenni, 7 p.m. Raiders pulled away in second half to run win streak to 13 straight games. 2. Destrehan (7-0) 2 Last week: Beat Central Lafourche 42-7 Next: Friday vs.

Mandeville girls cross country team deals with adversity well — It's sometimes said that teams have to overcome adversity if they want a chance at a championship. So, if in mid-November, if the Mandeville High girls cross country team hoists a state title trophy over its collective shoulders, consider the adage true.

Covington running back Devin Brumfield turning heads — Is Devin Brumfield one of the state's next great running backs? Only time will tell, but thus far, the script is off to a good start. A freshman at Covington, the 5-10, 195-pound Brumfield is one of the better running backs in District 6-5A and has helped

The Leaderboard (Rushing, Passing, Receiving, Tackles, Punts) — Here are the statistics leaders after Week 6 of the season. Statistics should be emailed to rwalker@theadvocate by Wednesday at noon. Also follow Rod Walker on Twitter at @rwalkerAdvocate RUSHING Name School Carries Yards TDs Andrew Hicks Belle Chasse 112 1159 16 Trey Ragas Shaw 109 982 16 Miguel Black Northlake Chri.

District Standings — Here are the district standings for New Orleans area teams heading into Week 7 of the LHSAA high school football season. Follow Rod Walker on Twitter at @rwalkerAdvocate District 9-5A Brother Martin 1 0 6 0 248 127 Rummel 1 0 6 0 220 74 Jesuit 1 0 5 1 250 96...

In the Spotlight — Football Miles Lapeyre Newman, Soph. Lapeyre completed 26 of 33 passes for 446 yards and three touchdowns to lead Newman to a 31-30 victory over St. James. The 5-foot-11, 155-pound sophomore also rushed seven times for 18 yards and a touchdown. The 446 passing yards were the second most in school history.

The New Orleans Advocate’s Super 10 Prep Football Rankings — Large schools Team Pvs 1. Rummel (6-0) 1 Last week: Beat Shaw 56-14 Next: Saturday vs. St. Augustine, Gormley, 2:30 p.m. Raiders run winning streak to 12 and now face last team to beat them. 2.

Friday’s prep football capsules — Nondistrict Ben Franklin (1-4) vs. Lusher (3-2) Last week: Ben Franklin lost to De La Salle 49-3; Lusher beat Thomas Jefferson 48-7. Last year: Lusher won 46-0. The Buzz: Ben Franklin was held to three first downs and 32 yards of offense last week.

The Leaderboard (Rushing, Passing, Receiving, Tackles,Punting) — Here are the statistical leaders in New Orleans, based on stats submitted by coaches. Stats should be submitted by Wednesday at noon by emailing . Rushing Name School Carries Yards TDs Andrew Hicks Belle Chasse 84 1013 14 Trey Ragas Shaw 89 896 16 Jared West Brother Martin 114 766 9 Derrick Dillon Pine...

District standings after Week 5 — Here are the district standings for local teams heading into Week 6 of the season. (Team, district record, overall record, points scored and points allowed) District 9-5A Brother Martin 0 0 5 0 207 98 Rummel 0 0 5 0 164 60 Holy Cross 0 0 4 1 133 80 Jesuit 0 0 4 ...
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Oct 20, 2014

"Encroachment/Attempted manslaughter. No. 43. Pittsburgh. Half the distance to the goal."

Oct 19, 2014

That trick play by #Rams punt return team was one of best plays I have ever seen. Brilliant #SEAvsSTL

Oct 19, 2014

RT @RabalaisAdv: #LSU back in AP poll at No. 24. Tigers are No. 23 in coaches' poll released earlier Sunday.

Oct 19, 2014

RT @davidbrandtAP: Mississippi State remains the No. 1 team in the land in the most recent AP poll. Ole Miss at No. 3.

Oct 19, 2014

RT @RabalaisAdv: For the love of Lee Corso, ESPN "College GameDay" is coming to #LSU for the first time since the 2012 Bama game.…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @CourtneyRCronin: Brutal RT @SECSportInsider: Only two players were in attendance to sing the Alma Mater after last night's beat dwn

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