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High School Sports Writer, The New Orleans Advocate — The Baton Rouge Advocate

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

Warren Easton no match for U-High — University Lab senior forward Maxwell Starwood committed to Tulane in November. On Friday, Starwood made the trip from Baton Rouge to his future college residence for the first time since that commitment. He wasted little time giving the folks in New Orleans a sneak peek of what he can do in the Cubs' opening-round game in the Country Day Classic.

Saturday Hoops Schedule (Country Day, Chalmette, St. Martin’s Tourneys) — Saturday Hoops Tournament Schedule Country Day Tournament 11 a.m. - Covington vs. St. Thomas Aquinas 12:30 p.m. - Easton vs. Mandeville 2 p.m. - West Jefferson vs. East St. John 3:30 p.m. - Karr vs. St. Thomas More 5 p.m. - Scotlandville vs. Curtis 6:30 p.m. - U-High vs.

Country Day more guard-oriented than in past without tall player in the post — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: This year's Metairie Park Country Day basketball team might not look quite like the ones of recent years. There is no longer an intimidating presence in the middle like Scott Plaisance or Eddie Ludwig. "For the first time in 11 years, we don't have a ki

Brandon Womac finds the range for St. Martin’s — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: St. Martin's guard Brandon Womac has spent too much time in the gym fine-tuning his 3-point shot to let a game-saving moment like this slip away. Especially when you give him three chances. So when St. Martin's trailed by three points in the final minut

Class 5A championship game, at a glance: Destrehan vs. Acadiana — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: No. 4 seed Destrehan (14-0) vs. No. 15 seed Acadiana (10-4) 7 p.m., Saturday How they got here DESTREHAN: beat No. 29 Pineville 54-0 in bidistrict round; beat No. 20 East St. John 68-14 in regional round; beat No. 12 Hahnville 24-12 in quarterfina

Haynesville captures 1A crown — Different year, same results. Haynesville added yet another trophy to its ever-growing trophy case on Friday with a 16-0 victory over Mangham to repeat as Class 1A champions in the LHSAA All-State Sugar Bowl Prep Classic at the Mercedes- Benz Superdome. "This one feels even better," senior James Jackson said.

A list of all 278 former LHSAA players on teams headed to bowl games — Bowl bids were handed out on Sunday. A total of 278 former LHSAA players will be headed to bowl games. What LHSAA school has the most players listed on rosters that will be playing on bowl games? Edna Karr leads with 13, followed by John Curtis with 12.

169 Former MHSAA players to play college bowl games

Sixteen-team field readies for Newman Invitational — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: East St. John hauled a championship trophy from New Orleans back to its campus in Reserve on Saturday night. Now the Warriors, fresh off winning the CYO Tournament, will try to make it 2-for-2 this week when they play in the Newman Invitational Tournament

In The Spotlight — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: Football Charles Jackson, Jesuit The senior running back rushed 16 times for 142 yards to help lead Jesuit to a 17-14 victory over John Curtis in the Division I championship. Jackson was named the game's Most Outstanding Player after helping lead the Blu
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Dec 20, 2014

Yeah that's going to be rough. Like Division IV RT @MentalPlaybook The New Orleans Bowl is at 10:00am.... Ten o'clock in the morning. Whew.

Dec 19, 2014

If you aren't watching #Spurs and #Blazers, you should be. Headed to triple overtime. Blazers come to play #Pelicans tomorrow night.

Dec 19, 2014

McDonogh35 beats Mandeville 45-35 in Country Day Tourney. Roneagles will play U-High Saturday at 6:30 @AdvocateSports

Dec 19, 2014

E.D. White vs. Episcopal in championship game of St. Martin's Tournament Saturday at 2:45. @AdvocateSports

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