Rodrick Anderson, Author at American Press

high-school Sports

Family tradition Ardoin learns from backyard games

For most, a game of baseball in the backyard is all fun and games, but for Sam Houston’s Sam Ardoin, the youngest in his family, ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Friday, July 1, 2022 6:24 pm

high-school Sports

Time in weight room bulks up Smith’s profile for new season

Two months have passed since Jake Smith helped lead Rosepine to its second consecutive Class 2A baseball state championship, and he is already preparing for ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Thursday, June 30, 2022 1:00 pm

college baseball

Drost leaving LSU for La. Tech

Former Barbe High Buc and LSU Tiger Brody Drost is on the move. He announced on social media Monday afternoon that he is transferring from ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 11:25 am

high school softball

David named new Tor softball coach

Former Barbe and McNeese State player Brooke David will take the reins of the Sulphur High School softball program. “I am excited about it,” David ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Tuesday, June 28, 2022 4:05 pm

cagle award

Gold medalists: Cagle Award goes to area’s top track athletes

Between them, Lake Charles College Prep’s JaRell Joseph and Jayla Mason, Westlake’s Tristan Goodly and St. Louis Catholic’s Tia Reder won a dozen individual and ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Sunday, June 26, 2022 8:00 am

track and field

National stage: SW La.’s Spooner, Goodly bring home championships

A pair of Southwest Louisiana track and field standouts got a chance to go to Track Town USA and left their marks last week on ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Thursday, June 23, 2022 10:59 am

high school baseball/softball

All-Southwest Big Schools: Barbe sweeps MVP awards

For a second consecutive season, Barbe swept the American Press All-Southwest Louisiana Large Schools MVP awards. Halie Pappion is the softball MVP while Gavin Guidry ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Sunday, June 19, 2022 8:01 am

college baseball

Second at-bat Ardoin, UT take another run at CWS title

Last season, Silas Ardoin and the Texas Longhorns felt the agony of falling a game short of the College World Series finals. This time he ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Thursday, June 16, 2022 11:04 am

Football Scoreboard

Iowa’s Kamryn Broussard named LSWA Class 3A all-state softball MVP

Iowa junior Kamryn Broussard’s prowess on offense and defense earned her the Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 3A all-state softball MVP honor. Broussard, a returning ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Saturday, June 11, 2022 8:07 am

high school rodeo

Riding high: Leonards, Schlang take home first state championships

SULPHUR — Bell City’s Jude Leonards and St. Louis Catholic’s Katie Schlang finished strong Saturday at the Louisiana High School Finals Rodeo as each claimed ... Read more

by Rodrick Anderson, Sunday, June 5, 2022 9:00 am

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