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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

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.

A few minutes with ... Dion Ray — Ray, a senior quarterback has thrown for 1,313 yards and 10 touchdowns and rushed for 406 yards and two touchdowns for the Cougars (1-6). Ray has committed to play with Louisiana Lafayette. He also had offers from Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Southern Miss, Arizona State, Tulane and Arkansas State, but those schools were recruiting him as an athlete.

Mandeville swimmers sweep Northlake Regional — The Mandeville boys and girls swim teams won Northlake Regional High School Championships on Tuesday afternoon at Cross Gates Athletic Club in Slidell. The defending champion Mandeville girls were tops in the 14-team field; scoring 432 points and holding off rival St. Scholastica (second with 390 points).

Dealing with injuries nothing new for Gabrielle Jennings — For running phenom Gabrielle Jennings, overcoming injury has become almost as common as winning races. During her freshman year, a slight difference in her hamstring to glute ratio caused excruciating pain in her hip. Last year, a battle with anemia cramped her style.

Football standings — Here are the district standinsg for the local teams. District record, overall record, points scored, points allowed District 9-5A Brother Martin 2 0 7 0 290 137 Rummel 2 0 7 0 255 80 Jesuit 2 0 6 1 299 110 Holy Cross 0 2 4 3 157 178 Shaw 0 2 4 3 ...

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
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Oct 25, 2014

RT @DellengerAdv: #LSU coach Les Miles' mother died Friday night, spokesman Michael Bonnette confirms.

Oct 25, 2014

An hour in and I'm convinced #LSU fans make the best College Game Day signs.

Oct 24, 2014

Jade Ella Keller (queen) and Tyrone Love (king) being presented at halftime of homecoming here at McMain.

Oct 24, 2014

RT @Will_Guillory: Diego Griffin highlight 47 yard catch for TD immediately answered with 28 yard TD run by Dontae Jones. Curtis leads 28-14 @rwalkeradvocate

Oct 24, 2014

RT @wwltvprep: Thibodaux 14, East St. John 7. Karr 21, Belle Chasse 7. Halftime scores rolling in at

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