Even after a big night against Northwestern, McNeese coach Lance Guidry expects more from running game

Justin Pratt took the football and darted to his left. Grant Burguillos, in the game to spare senior center Mason Martin, and Jalen Smith cleared a hole, shoving the Northwestern State defensive linemen to the side. Pratt hit the hole, plenty big enough for his 5-foot-7 frame.

Kinder, Welsh on course for showdown

Oberlin will be looking to earn the first share of a district title for a local team Thursday night, when the Tigers travel to South Cameron with a chance to clinch a share of the District 4-1A title.

Friday night, Kinder and Welsh will look to remain on course for a District 4-2A title-deciding game next week. No. 6 Kinder (7-1, 3-0) travels to Lake Arthur (5-2, 2-1) while No. 7 Welsh (8-0, 3-0) will host Vinton (3-5, 0-3).

St. Louis district champs

St. Louis extended its winning streak to seven games and clinched the District 2-III championship Tuesday night with a sweep victory against Jennings on senior night in its home gym.

The Saints (13-14, 5-0 District 2-III) dominated throughout its 3-0 (25-13, 25-13, 25-8) victory against the Bulldogs (15-7, 2-3) trailing just once early in the third set and winning its 15th consecutive set in district play.

McNeese's Kent Shelby puts pride aside as new offensive system incorporates new receivers

Kent Shelby enters each McNeese offensive huddle with a hefty, albeit hypothetical, sum of money. He looks around to his fellow receivers.

Three Point Stance: Big games ahead in final two weeks

We’re just two week away from the end of the high school football season. And as sad as that may be, that means district play is heating up and some of the most intriguing and important football games are right around the corner. Today, Tyler Nunez, Warren Arceneaux and Rodrick Anderson take a look at some of the more intriguing match-ups and teams to look out for in the closing games of the regular season.

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La Tech running back Dancy diagnosed with cancer

RUSTON — Louisiana Tech running back Jaqwis Dancy has been sidelined for the rest of the 2016 season after being diagnosed with cancer.

Coach Skip Holtz said Monday that the

NCAA relocates 7 events pulled from NC due to LGBT law

INDIANAPOLIS -- The NCAA relocated its men's basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that state's law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

The first and second rounds of the men's tournament will be played at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena.

The NCAA also announced the relocation of six other events after pulling seven championships from North Carolina last month:

Zika illnesses are mild at worst in US teens, young children

NEW YORK — A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

Zika infection during pregnancy can cause severe brain-related birth defects. But the report seems to confirm health officials'

Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'

CHASKA, Minn. — Add Michael Phelps' name to the list of Americans who were less than amused by teammate Ryan Lochte's post-competition, early morning drunken antics at the Rio Olympics.

"I did have a talk with him about two days before about not doing anything bad," said Phelps, who retired after the Summer

Stunt? Even with jerseys and books to sell, Tebow says no

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Mets fans can buy a few jerseys featuring names of players in the team's instructional league.

Cespedes jerseys, they're big sellers.

Cone jerseys, available as throwbacks.