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Louisiana high school football playoff scoreboard  Monroe News Star

Class 5A. Second Round. Acadiana 38, Denham Springs 37. Destrehan 31, Landry/Walker 26. East Ascension 28, Slidell 25. John Ehret 37, Haughton 6.

Teen arrested for social media threats at Ouachita Parish High School

OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies received information Thursday evening about a social media threat circulating on the ...

Ouachita Parish High School to get new $880K roof, other schools in need of repairs  MyArkLaMiss

Construction will soon be underway for a new roof at Ouachita Parish High School. A 4-month project to stop problems for years to come.

Louisiana school performance grades: Search here for your school's score

These schools top the list in the Monroe/West Monroe area.

Parkway vs. OPHS  Monroe News Star

Parkway traveled to Ouachita Parish High School in Monroe, La. on Nov. 9 for the first game of playoff football. OPHS won 37-35 to move forward.

How good can Ouachita's defense be in 2018?  Monroe News Star

Ouachita played good defense at Bayou Jamb. But not good enough to satisfy players or coaches. Keep in mind the Lions shut out Ruston and allowed less than ...

First Ouachita school established in 1811  Monroe News Star

One in a series of history pieces published in conjunction with The News-Star's 125th anniversary. Betty Waters filed the original story for the 1976 bicentennial ...

Thompson introduced as Sterlington principal  Monroe News Star

Jason Thompson never dreamed he'd be hiring curriculum coordinators instead of offensive and defensive coordinators. “It's kind of surreal,” Thompson said.

Monroe hosts state NAACP conference  Monroe News Star

Louisiana NAACP delegates will spend Sept. 20-22 in Monroe for their state Convention and Training Conference at the University of Louisiana Monroe.

Anti-gun violence rally in Monroe held Saturday, Mayo joins in

Ouachita High Schools students are calling for smarter gun laws and training.

NELA Signing Day recaps  Monroe News Star

Where did the area's athletes end up on Signing Day?

Miss Louisiana 2018 overcomes disappointment to take the crown  MyArkLaMiss

Miss Louisiana 2018, Holli' Conway, is one of Ouachita Parish's very own. For her it's been a long journey, but it's a road she says wasn't full of...

How signing former OPHS standout Head impacts Grambling men's hoops  Monroe News Star

Former Ouachita Parish standout signed to play basketball at Grambling State earlier this week.

BUDDY BLAIR AWARD: Hammond excelled on field, in classroom  Monroe News Star

Ouachita's valedictorian named top male student-athlete.

New Miss Louisiana Holli' Conway focused on Miss America Pageant

Ouachita Parish High Schools' own Holli' Conway was crowned the 55th Miss Louisiana Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center. She takes home a $10000 ...

Franklin Parish opens Redden tourney with win  Monroe News Star

Patriots defeat Vision Academy as tournament tips off.

Ram rebirth: How Richwood rekindled its football fire  Monroe News Star

The Rams run to the Superdome healed past wounds.

A week after NFL protests, high school teams weigh decision to demonstrate during anthem  MyArkLaMiss

High school teams in Northwest Louisiana, have made national news after the Caddo Parish School District supported what some players see as practicing their ...

Southern gospel two-night event returns to Monroe  Monroe News Star

Monroe Sings the Gospel!” comes to the Ouachita Parish High School Auditorium this weekend.

Ouachita student-athlete drowns in Arkansas

Ouachita Parish High School student-athlete Kenton Norman died Memorial Day Weekend while in Arkansas.

ULM builds depth with Signing Day additions  Monroe News Star

Oak Grove OL Bolding, 3-star WR Jackson highlight NSD.

Ruston, Longview meet in battle of Collins disciples  Monroe News Star

Ruston's Baugh and Longview's King are products of HOFer Pat Collins' coaching tree.

Lead Lion: Vallery takes his place among coaching legends  Monroe News Star

Vallery's legacy lives on at Ouachita and with the men he shared the sidelines with on Friday nights.

West Ouachita student arrested after drugs were found in his truck

Logan Brown, 17, was arrested after State Police found drugs in his truck on school property Tuesday morning.

CenturyLink Foundation awards $1.4M in technology grants to schools  Monroe News Star

To enhance educational opportunities across the country, CenturyLink, Inc. is awarding $1.4 million to fund more than 330 projects as part of the CenturyLink ...

Webber named new Principal at St. Frederick

St. Frederick Catholic High School has announced retiring Ouachita Parish School System Superintendent Bob Webber will succeed St. Frederick Principal Guy ...

Retired music educator inspired students for 34 years  fiftyplusadvocate

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Marlborough – Instrumental music educator Gary Piazza created countless memories for his students and himself while ...

Judge: Make good decisions  Monroe News Star

When they were teenagers together at Ouachita Parish High School, 4th Judicial District Court Judge Alvin Sharp would take Don Redden's geometry tests.

National Signing Day 2016

MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - National Signing Day is upon us. Wednesday, area high school football players announced where they'll go to play college ...

ULM inks 16 on first day of early signing period  Monroe News Star

The Warhawks added signees from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia and Australia.

New ULM softball coach aims to build winning culture  Monroe News Star

Molly Fichtner becomes seventh softball coach in ULM history.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

Ole Miss runs roughshod over Warhawks in record-setting loss  Monroe News Star

ULM turned in a record-setting performance on Saturday it would rather forget. Ole Miss manhandled the Warhawks (2-4, 0-2 Sun Belt) in a 70-21 loss on ...

Middleton to retire from River Oaks  Monroe News Star

After 23 years leading River Oaks School, Headmaster Tom Middleton will retire, effective July 31.

McCarty, Tharp carry the flag for Logtown's finest  Monroe News Star

Two coaches are among the alums of the gone but not forgotten Logtown School.

Local chapter hosts NAACP state conference – The Hawkeye  The HawkEye

There is a long history of oppression, but an even longer history of resilience,” said Joey Jackson, a New York defense attorney and CNN legal analyst. As the ...

Mom accused of hitting teen with belt near surgery scar  Monroe News Star

A Monroe mom is facing a charge of aggravated battery after being accused of beating her teen daughter with a belt.

Teachers recognized as state finalists for Presidential Awards of Excellence

Two Ouachita Parish teachers are recognized as finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Ouachita's Johnson continues on road to recovery  Monroe News Star

Ouachita's Malik Johnson continues road to recovery from car acceident.

Judge Bill Norris died Wednesday  Monroe News Star

Retired Judge William "Bill" Norris III, 79, of West Monroe died around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. He had been staying at The Guest House following a stroke in ...

36th Annual Black History Month Parade  MyArkLaMiss

Floats lined the streets of Monroe to celebrate Black History Month in Northeast Louisiana.

Alcorn women's basketball team revamps roster - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

LORMAN — Alcorn State's women's basketball team will head into the 2018-19 season with an entirely new look. The Lady Braves signed nine new players ...

West Monroe scoreboard to be operational Thursday  Monroe News Star

West Monroe High School will have its new, state-of-the-art scoreboard operational as early as Thursday. The board, measuring, 48.5 feet by 27 feet, ...

Meet Jason Sisk: Sales team leader  Monroe News Star

Jason Sisk has been with The News-Star four years.


CONWAY — After another 25-win season and a run to the championship game of the postseason Women's Basketball Invitational, Central Arkansas has signed ...

Wossman welcomes Jones home as basketball coach  Monroe News Star

The 'Cats introduced Jones with a pep rally at the George "Vamp" Belton Sports Complex.

ULM spring football primer  Monroe News Star

The countdown to an anticipated 2018 begins when spring drills start on Friday.

Yeldell-Hubenthal  Monroe News Star

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Yeldell of Zwolle, Louisiana, and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Anderson of Monroe, Louisiana, are pleased to announce the engagement of their ...

UPDATE: Victim in Friday's Swartz double shooting son of city councilman

Tuesday Update - KNOE 8 News has learned that one of the victims in Friday's double-shooting in Swartz is the son of Monroe City Councilman Kenneth Wilson.

Answering the call: Rev. Dupree joins Parkview  Monroe News Star

It's all about God, it's not about you and it's not about me.” - Rev. Charles Dupree.

Louisiana Tech announces north Louisiana high school rally winners  News at Louisiana Tech

Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is ...

NELA Hoops Top-10: Rayville vs. all y’all  Monroe News Star

Remember when Mike Tyson was the undisputed baddest man on the planet? The moniker wasn't just the work of Don King and Vince McMahon. Before Adult ...

Monroe police: Former LSU football tight end Tyler Edwards death a likely suicide  The Advocate

Former LSU tight end Tyler Edwards, 26, died Saturday night in Monroe from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Monroe police detective said Sunday.

Simmons' Mailbag: Auburn, RBs, Haselwood, UGA

Recruiting Analyst. Chad Simmons is a Recruiting Analyst for He was the expert on The Next Class on Fox Sports South from 2011-2015.

Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released  The Advocate

The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Local 8th-Grader Makes 'Students of the Year' List  News Radio 710 KEEL

The Louisiana Education Department has announced the names of 18 students selected as regional finalists in the annual Students of the Year competition.

Morehouse General launches clinic in Sterlington  Bastrop Daily Enterprise

On Tuesday, a ribbon cutting marked the "official" opening of the new Morehouse General Hospital Physicians' Clinic in Sterlington. This new facility provides ...

Louisiana National Guard Adjutant General helps ULM honor veterans  ULM NewsCenter

Major General Glenn H. Curtis spoke to a crowded room, and thanked the veterans for their *service*. Curtis set the tone of the event, opening his speech with a ...

Cheerleading: Only for the wealthy?  Monroe News Star

Wossman High School cheerleader sponsor Tonya Small has no doubt that the cost of cheerleading at the high school makes it impossible for some of the girls ...

Obaze-Ford finds a 'great spot' at Ouachita  Monroe News Star

Obaze-Ford went 65-29 at Rayville and led the Lady Hornets to a state championship.

Four new principals take the helm at River Parishes schools this fall

The school buses are warming up and public school students in the River Parishes are headed back to school soon. St. John the Baptist Parish school students ...

Back home: Family fuels Caleb Tucker’s competitive fire  Monroe News Star

Tucker transferred to ULM from Houston to be with his mother as she battled cancer.

Faircloth returning as Vidalia head coach | Sports  The Franklin Sun

Dalton "Dee" Faircloth is back as head coach at Vidalia High School.

Breaking down Arkansas' return game situation for 2018  247Sports

After a breakout 2017 season in the return game, De'Vion Warren leads a group of talented kick returners that are prepared to pose a consistent threat in 2018.

Signing Day Central 2016  KATV

Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...


CONWAY, Ark. _ The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the national signing period. UCA head ...

State prep standouts CJ Jones, Caleb Starks ramp up future Demon backcourts

NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State ramped up its backcourt for future seasons Wednesday when the Demons added two in-state standouts, first-team ...

Pederson follows in family footsteps with ULM pledge  Monroe News Star

Josh Pederson is the son of Eagles coach and former ULM QB Doug Pederson.

SAU Cheerleaders need help to compete nationally  SAU

For members of SAU's Competitive Cheer Squad, the chance to compete on a national stage next year in Daytona Beach, Fla., is a dream that has come true.

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Under Armour All-America Game 2014 Roster and Player Analysis  Bleacher Report

The 2014 Under Armour All-America game will feature some of the best recruits in the 2014 class, and we now know which recruits we can look forward to ...

SAU Cheer Squad wants to compete at Nationals next April  Magnoliareporter

For members of SAU's Competitive Cheer Squad, the chance to compete on a national stage next year in Daytona Beach, FL, is a dream that has come true.

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