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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

This weeks picks — Advocate sportswriter Rod Walker picks high school football games in the New Orleans area weekly. Picks are in bold, all caps. Last week: 30 correct, 4 misses ( 88.2 percent) Season: Season: 222 correct, 55 misses (80.1 percent) Thursday, October 30 ST. MARTIN'S at HaynesAcademy, 6:30 p.m., Joe Yenni District 11-3A CURTIS at De La Salle,...

Mandeville defense sparks streak — Starting the season 0-2, including a 48-0 loss at home to Catholic High of Baton Rouge, it looked as though it might be a long season for the Mandeville Skippers. However, behind a stifling defense, the Skippers are riding high on a four-game winning streak and are only a game behind Ponchatoula for the District 6-5A crown heading into their game Friday night at Northshore.

Mount Carmel’s Panos Bountovinas resigns — Mount Carmel will look to defend its Class 5A girls basketball state championship with a new coach. Panos Bountovinas, who was also the athletic director, resigned last week "citing personal reasons," said Joe Boudoin, who is filling in as athletic director.

The Leaderboard (Rushing, Passing, Receiving, Tackles, Punting) — Here are the statistical leaders for the Greater New Orleans Area based on stats submitted by coaches. Season stats should be submitted to Rod Walker by emailing by Wednesday at noon. Rushing Name School Carries Yards TDs Miguel Black Northlake Chri. 161 1300 16 Andrew Hicks Belle Chasse 134 1267 17 Trey Ragas Shaw 166...

Rewind Wednesday: Brian Darden — 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 Warren Central running back Brian Darden (Class of 1995). Darden, named Mississippi's Mr. Football in 1994, is considered by many to be one of the best high school running backs to ever play in Mississippi.

In The Spotlight — Football Erron Lewis St. Charles Catholic Lewis rushed 15 times for 114 yards and scored four touchdowns in the Comets' 49-14 victory over McMain in a battle of teams ranked in The New Orleans Advocate's Small School Super 10. The senior running back scored on touchdown runs of 15, 2, 1 and 7 yards in the District 11-3A game.

The New Orleans Advocate’s Prep Football Super 10 Rankings — Large schools Pvs. 1. Rummel (8-0) 1 Last week: Beat Jesuit 10-7 Next: Friday vs. Holy Cross, Gormley Raiders held Jesuit to 65 yards rushing in slugfest to extend winning streak to 14. 2. Destrehan (8-0) 2 Last week: Beat South Lafourche 55-0 Next: Friday at H.L.

How the Division I playoff bracket would look if the season ended today — So what would the Division I football playoff bracket look like if the season ended today. Division I, as you know, includes the Catholic League Schools as well as John Curtis, which elected to play up this season. The other five teams in Division I are St.

The Leaderboard (Rushing, passing, receiving, tackles, punting) — Here are the statistical leaders heading into Week 8 of the season. Season stats should be emailed to rwalker@theadvocate by Wednesday at noon. Rushing Name School Carries Yards TDs Andrew Hicks Belle Chasse 113 1176 16 Jared West Brother Martin 156 1071 13 Trey Ragas Shaw 130 1057 16 Miguel Black Northlake Chri.

Mount Carmel sweeps Chapelle — Despite a push from Chapelle in the second set, Mount Carmel swept the Chipmunks 25-11, 25-23, 25-15 Tuesday in Metairie. With the win, Mount Carmel stays undefeated in Division I, District 6, its only losses this season against nemesis St. Joseph's. "They're a great team.
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Oct 31, 2014

Good luck topping this costume “@SimplyYours_Joh: If this isnt the cutest thing I ever seen idk what is

Oct 31, 2014

@Mikeey4477: @rwalkeradvocate readers miss you at the CL. What's your crystal ball for Deshawn?” Not sure. guess would be 1 of 1st 2

Oct 31, 2014

Trick or treat:East Jefferson star DB Deshawn Raymond announcing Friday after game. #LSU, Mississippi State, TCU, Arkansas, or Nebraska.

Oct 30, 2014

Cyril Crutchfield had never tried a field in his coaching career before this season. Now he is 2 for 2. Both game winners.

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