Rodrick Anderson, Author at American Press

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Sun Belt votes DeBarge POY

Former Barbe High School standout Kyle DeBarge became the third Louisiana-Lafayette baseball player to win Sun Belt Conference Player of the Year honor on Monday. ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 3:37 pm

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PHOTO GALLERY: Salvation Army reopens emergency shelter after four-year absence

The Salvation Army of Lake Charles hosted a grand opening dedication Tuesday morning for the new emergency shelter. The shelter suffered severe damage from Hurricane Laura ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Tuesday, May 21, 2024 3:05 pm

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Teurlings edges St. Louis in 11 innings for state championship

SULPHUR — No. 1 St. Louis Catholic and No. 2 Teurlings Catholic locked into an 11-inning battle in the Select Division II baseball state championship game ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, May 11, 2024 11:27 pm

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Rebels win rematch with Bucs, claim third state championship

SULPHUR — Barbe couldn’t replicate the magic it used in last year’s Nonselect Division I baseball state championship game time around. Last year, No. 1 Barbe (34-7) rallied with ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, May 11, 2024 10:33 pm

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Relaxed Saints take low-keyed approach, don’t want to beat themselves

SULPHUR — After falling a game shy the last two seasons, St. Louis Catholic is back in the final at the state baseball tournament. The ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, May 11, 2024 8:40 am

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Inevitable final matchup, Barbe, West Monroe continue rivalry

SULPHUR — Barbe and West Monroe have built a massive athletic postseason rivalry over three decades. One of the earliest was the 1993 baseball quarterfinals ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, May 11, 2024 8:39 am

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Golden Knights are state champions again, Sepulvado named game MVP

SULPHUR — With South Beauregard’s hopes of a state championship dangerously close to being spoiled by Sterlington, senior Layden Sepulvado helped deliver the Golden Knights’ first ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, May 11, 2024 1:01 am

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West Monroe knocks Sam Houston out of the semifinals again

For the third consecutive season, West Monroe ended Sam Houston’s state championship quest early. After falling behind 1-0, the No. 2 Rebels scored seven unanswered runs ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Friday, May 10, 2024 12:40 am

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Barbe sets up rematch with Rebels in finals

SULPHUR — No. 1 Barbe survived a pitcher’s duel with some big plays to beat No. 13 Benton on Thursday 4-1 in the Nonselect Division I ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Friday, May 10, 2024 12:34 am

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Saints overcome early deficit to reach select Division II finals

SULPHUR — No. 1 St. Louis Catholic found themselves in an unfamiliar situation Thursday morning in select Division II semifinals at the Louisiana High School Athletic ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Thursday, May 9, 2024 3:43 pm

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