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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

Walker: Recruiting process is a blessing - but for athletes’ parents, it can also be a bear

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, /Sports/LSU/: So you think the recruiting process is stressful for high school athletes? Try being a parent. Just ask Monique Jason, the mother of St. Augustine standout receiver Stanley Morgan. She spent plenty of time with Google figuring it all out. "I'd be up

The Advocate’s 2015 Super Dozen: Louisiana’s top high school football recruits

theadvocate.com — Nick Brossette SCHOOL: University POSITION: Running back HEIGHT: 6-0 WEIGHT: 215 pounds Noteworthy: Considered one of the top backs in the country, he can juke tacklers and make them miss. ... MVP of District 7-3A after rushing 220 times for 1,833 yards and 27 TDs for Division II select champions.

The Advocate’s Super Dozen: Star power like 2014 is lacking, but plenty of talent remains if you seek it out

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, /Sports/LSU/: Welcome to Pine. One stop light. No post office. Two gas stations. And one dang good football player. Derrick Dillon may not have grown up in Baton Rouge or New Orleans or Lafayette or Shreveport or Monroe, but the Pine High standout still managed to m

New Orleans officials pleased as LHSAA votes against further splitting the organization

theadvocate.com — Coaches and athletic directors who packed the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge waiting to see what direction the Louisiana High School Athletic Association was headed will have to keep waiting. The biggest news from this year's LHSAA convention, which concluded Friday, was that there won't be any big changes in the controversial public vs.

Friday is time for voting at LHSAA convention

theadvocate.com — So what will the Louisiana High School Athletic Association look like after Friday? Nobody really knows. All-important votes by principals Friday at the LHSAA convention will determine that. Will the split playoff format for football spill over into baseball, softball and basketball? Will football come back together?

Salmen's Kalani Brown named McDonald's All-American

blogs.theadvocate.com — Salmen center Kalani Brown was chosen to play in the 14th annual McDonald's All-American Girls Basketball Game. The rosters were announced on Wednesday for the game that pits the top seniors in the nation. The 6-foot-5 Brown, a Baylor signee, will play for the West squad.

Walker: Anxious times for those affiliated with LHSAA

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: Remember those butterflies in your stomach when you were in school and you were called to the principal's office? You didn't think you were in trouble, but you weren't quite sure. Well, that's probably how coaches in the Louisiana High School Athletic A

Salmen's Kalani Brown picked for McDonald's AllAmerican Game

blogs.theadvocate.com — Salmen center Kalani Brown was chosen to play in the 14th annual McDonald's All-American Girls Basketball Game. The rosters were announced on Wednesday for the game that pits the top seniors in the nation. The 6-foot-5 Brown, a Baylor signee, will play for the West squad.

Rewind Wednesday: Utica's Casey Fisher

misshsaa.com — | misshsaa posted on January 28, 2015 10:33 By Rod Walker Welcome to Rewind Wednesday, where we catch up with a former athlete who played in the Mississippi High School Activities Association. Today, we chat with former Utica guard Casey Fisher (Class of 1984).

In the spotlight ... Kai Morgan and Shaniqua Tobias

theadvocate.com — Baton Rouge, /Sports/: Kai Morgan John Curtis Morgan, a 6-foot-2 sophomore guard, scored 32 points on 10-of-20 shooting to lead the Patriots to a 93-91 overtime victory over De La Salle in a key District 11-3A game. He made three free throws with no time left to give the Patr
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Jan 31, 2015

RT @DellengerAdv: Blog: #LSU RB Leonard Fournette second in 2015 Heisman odds, tied with Dak Prescott. Bulldogs-Tigers meet Sept. 12 - bit.ly/1EUhz7N

Jan 31, 2015

@AustralianOpen: @rwalkeradvocate Hi Rod, please stay with us :) We will be back underway in just a few moments time #ausopen” sleep won

Jan 31, 2015

Rain was in forecast and they didn't close the roof? Guess I'm going to bed on this #AustralianOpen

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