Slidell Sports News
Local high school, college, and pro sports news in Slidell, LA
Yesterday | via The Times-Picayune
Fontainebleau emerged with a 34-31 victory at Slidell in the District 6-5A opener for both teams Tuesday night, and needed every bit of effort at each end of the court to establish the tone for a run toward the postseason. "From the beginning, coach was telling us that we needed to come out with a win at Slidell," Fontainebleau's Jaclyn Scholvin said. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via The Times-Picayune
The Large Schools field is stacked in 2014, evidenced by the continued movement throughout the top 10. Salmen, a mainstay atop the rankings the past several seasons was defeated twice in back-to-back outings and Landry-Walker made its presence known sneaking into the rankings with some quality play as of late. This week will unveil even more across the girls basketball landscape with several competitive tournaments taking place, headlined by the St. Charles Catholic Shootout at Hahnville, which includes Salmen, Warren Easton, Destrehan, Thibodaux and Curtis among others. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via NOLA.com
Despite being more than 40 miles apart and competing in different districts, perhaps no two girls basketball teams know each other better than Warren Easton and Salmen . Perhaps that's why their games are always close and intense. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via The Times-Picayune
Joseph Foucha wasn't the first option or the second, but with the game on the line he had no fear taking a 3-pointer from the corner and draining it for the win. in the final edition of the MaxPreps Xcellent 50 rankings for 2014, the only Louisiana team to crack the top 50. Mt. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via The Times-Picayune
Having cut a 10-point deficit to one with 1:23 to play, it appeared as if Salmen was about to turn away another opponent. But when it came down to the final moments, Ponchatoula proved why it also is one of the top 10 large-schools teams in the metro area. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via NOLA.com
Despite falling behind early, undefeated Bonnabel rolled to score 14 consecutive points over a 4-minute span in the first half and held off feisty Slidell , 56-52, in the first game of the Skipper Classic at Mandeville on Wednesday night. John-Paul Fugate hit two 3-pointers in the first 4 minutes and added another field goal, as the Tigers took a 12-6 lead. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via The Times-Picayune
After losing two very tight games against quality opponents to start the season, Mandeville Coach Paul Paille told his kids to shake it off, refocus and start playing the way they did most of last season. They responded by routing Holden and Hammond but were very interested to see how they'd fare against a cross-parish opponent in Salmen that that beat them twice last season. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via The Times-Picayune
Having not played in 12 days, the two-time defending Class 4A champions were just glad to finally go up against someone other than themselves. However, the same cannot be said for their opponents. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via NOLA.com
Northshore 's Kennedy Harrison scored 77 points in four games in the St. Scholastica tournament last week, and she is named the North Shore Female Player of the Week. She saved her best for last, coming up with 25 points in the championship game against host St. Scholastica on Wednesday. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via NOLA.com
Two full weeks are gone in the 2014 Girls Basketball season and the year is already shaping up to be a special one among the city's Large Schools . The list of quality teams runs deeper than the 10 allotted slots and the regular season will be an interesting story to watch unfold to say the least. Comment?
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