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January 25, 2019

Louisiana rule change allows undocumented students to play high school sports

Louisiana's athletic association today amended its bylaws to allow for high school students without social security numbers to play state-sanctioned sports. The change not only allows for greater protection of sensitive information, but it also pe...


September 1, 2016

Top 25 prep football program to vacate wins from three seasons

One of the nation's top high school football programs must vacate wins from the past three seasons for using a "recruited player," according to the Louisiana High School Athletic Association. [caption id="attachment_17422" align="alignright" widt...


April 1, 2016

Lawmaker to table bill threatening Louisiana athletic association

A Louisiana lawmaker plans to table a bill that would have threatened how the state athletic association runs its postseason tournaments. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) voted in January to split the playoffs in all major ...


January 30, 2016

Louisiana splits postseason for major high school sports

Louisiana voted this week to split the playoffs for many major sports, even reinstating the separation of the public and non-public football postseason. The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) voted to adopt different playoffs for b...


January 15, 2016

Louisiana drops split for high school football playoffs

Louisiana's athletic association will no longer divide the public and private high school football playoffs, several media outlets are reporting today. KATC-TV reported that Louisiana High School Athletic Association commissioner Eddie Bonine ma...


November 4, 2015

Louisiana 11th state to endorse Heads Up Football program

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) and the Louisiana High School Coaches Association have endorsed USA Football’s Heads Up Football program for the betterment of the state’s student-athletes. The LHSAA is the 11th high school ...


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July 9, 2015

Fight over pay for Louisiana officials jeopardizes fall sports

Louisiana high school sports officials are demanding more pay for their work, a fight that could jeopardize the fall sports season if a compromise is not reached. [caption id="attachment_9642" align="alignright" width="288"] Louisiana high school ...


February 12, 2015

Disqualifications on the rise in Louisiana high school hoops

Disqualifications of Louisiana high school basketball coaches and players are up 35 percent since 2012-13, but opinions vary on what's causing it. [caption id="attachment_10838" align="alignleft" width="263"] Disqualifications in Louisiana high sc...