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Overtime Podcast #107 - Triple Coverage, Week 12

The Saints have a clear path to winning the NFC South by Thanksgiving while LSU remains #1, Tulane is hoping for a program-defining win, Nicholls and Southeastern are set for a high-stakes River Bell Classic and round two of the high school playoffs are upon us.

  FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: Ponchatoula at Destrehan

Landry-Walker football coaching staff placed on probation, suspended after investigation into ineligible players

Overtime Podcast #103 - Triple Coverage, Week 11

Rummel, Lakeshore, St. James, and West St. John grab 1-seeds in LHSAA football playoffs

  St. James finishes off perfect season with win over E.D. White

  Destrehan upsets Hahnville in regular season finale

Continued Coverage

  Rummel and John Curtis finish regular season with big wins

  Carver beats Lusher, 56-14

  De La Salle beats Thomas Jefferson, 42-0

  Edna Karr finishes regular season with win over Helen Cox

Overtime Podcast #99 - Triple Coverage, Week 10

  Rummel overcomes 14-point deficit to beat Curtis in OT, 21-20

  De La Salle thumps Kenner Discovery, 58-0

DLS led 50-0 at halftime

  Frank and Nick Monica producing possible magical seasons as head coaches

Nick and Frank Monica are a combined 15-1 this season

  It’s a battle of undefeated schools in our FOX 8 Football Friday Game of the Week

Rummel (8-0) vs. Curtis (8-0)

Overtime Podcast #97 - Triple Coverage, Week 9

The Saints and LSU are red hot entering their bye weeks while Tulane is trying to re-capture their flame and cold weather brings a battle of unbeatens to the high school football scene.

Karr escapes with 18-14 victory over Landry-Walker

  Country Day’s Justin Ibieta produces an offensive explosion in a win over Ben Franklin

  St. Charles Catholic wins a close one over Newman and Arch Manning, 28-27

FOX 8 Football Friday Game of the Week preview: Newman at St. Charles Catholic

Overtime Podcast #92 - Triple Coverage, Week 8

With uncle Peyton in attendance, Arch Manning throws 5 TD passes in a win over Riverside

  East St. John beats Destrehan in nailbiter

The District 7-5A battle of Wildcats went East St. John’s way in dramatic fashion as coach Brandon Brown’s defense stopped Destrehan on the final play of the game to win, 14-13.

  Rummel moves to 7-0 on the season with a win over Holy Cross, 17-7.

Rummel's defense has given up only 13 points in seven games

  FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: Rummel vs Holy Cross

Rummel (6-0) vs Holy Cross (4-2)

  Rummel takes over the top spot in the FOX 8 Big 8 rankings after another dominant performance by their defense

The Raider defense has given up only six points in six games

Overtime Podcast #87 - Triple Coverage, Week 7

The Saints, LSU and Tulane keep winning while Nicholls is picking up steam and high school football has a shake-up at the top of the FOX 8 Big 8 Rankings. Episode 87 of Overtime explores the weekend ahead for South Louisiana football.

  Darryle Evans’ 4 TD’s power Hahnville to win over Thibodaux

Hahnville moves to 6-0 on the season

  Terrebonne upsets Destrehan, 30-22

The top District 7-5A teams of 2018 met in Week 6 with a surprising result. After a tough start to the season saw Terrebonne enter the matchup with a 2-3 record, the Tigers handed Destrehan their second loss of the season with a 30-22 final score.

  Battle of the unbeatens between Hahnville and Thibodaux tonight in our “Game of the Week”

Hahnville (5-0) at Thibodaux (5-0)

Principal: Football player injured during Riverside-Southern Lab game ‘doing well’

A high school football player was injured during a game Thursday night and was airlifted from the field, but school officials said he is okay and the trip to the hospital was out of extreme caution.

  Catholic League schools hold down the top three spots in Big 8 rankings

John Curtis, Rummel, and Brother Martin remain in the top three spots

Overtime Podcast #83- Triple Coverage, Week 6

The Saints are riding a 3-game win streak under Teddy Bridgewater as they head to Jacksonville while LSU is preparing for a top ten matchup against Florida. Tulane continues to impress with their best start to a season since 1998 and if they can breach the Top 25, South Louisiana could simultaneousl

  St. Augustine High School names interim head football coach

Assistant football coach Kenneth Dorsey Jr. has been named interim head football coach for the remainder of the 2019 football season

  Jesuit wins nailbiter over Holy Cross, 20-14

The series dates back to 1922

  Lakeshore’s Christian Westcott produces a once-in-a-lifetime performance in a win over DLS

Lakeshore beats DLS, 35-14

  Brother Martin keeps undefeated record intact by beating St. Augustine

Crusaders improve to 5-0 in 2019

  FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: St. Augustine vs. Brother Martin

Purple Knights (3-1) vs. Crusaders (4-0)

Overtime Podcast #79 - Triple Coverage, Week 5

The Saints are hoping that their steady, collected approach with Teddy Bridgewater will win out against the erratic and explosive style of Jameis Winston when the Buccaneers come to town. Meanwhile, Louisiana has a trio of ranked teams in LSU, Southeastern and Nicholls with Tulane knocking

  Pleasant and Manning power Newman past Country Day, 38-13

Greenies improve to 4-0 in 2019

  St. Charles Catholic unveils new stands in style with 36-0 win over E.D. White

Week four of the high school season was a busy one for St. Charles Catholic as they started Friday with an afternoon unveiling of their new stands and continued the festivities throughout the night with a 36-0 win.

FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: Newman vs. Country Day

Newman (3-0) vs. Country Day (2-1)

  Four Catholic League schools represented in Big 8 rankings

John Curtis holds down the No. 1 spot

Overtime Podcast #76 - Triple Coverage, Week 4

The Saints are trying to figure out if they’ve found a new way to win in Drew Brees’ absence as the Cowboys come to town, while LSU and Tulane are riding high during their early bye weeks. Plus - there’s a big trend emerging in high school football this season.

  Arch Manning throws 5 TDs in Newman’s win over East Jefferson

Manning finished 18-of-26 passing for 230 yards

  Brother Martin stays undefeated with a big win over Ponchatoula

Crusaders improve to 3-0 on the year

  Undefeated Brother Martin hits the road to face T.J. Finley and Ponchatoula in our “Game of the Week”

Brother Martin (2-0) at Ponchatoula (1-1)

  After back-to-back shutouts of opponents, Brother Martin enters the Big 8 rankings

Brother Martin visits QB T.J. Finley and Ponchatoula in our FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week"

Overtime Podcast #72: Triple Coverage, Week 3

The Saints are in unchartered territory as Drew Brees deals with a significant in-season injury for the first time in his career while LSU has a Heisman candidate in Joe Burrow, Tulane is getting ready for their time to shine in prime time and the prep scene is building a foundation of contenders, b

  Rummel shuts out Slidell, 37-0, improves to 2-0 on the season

Raider quarterback Kyle Wickersham threw a TD pass, and ran for another

  Arch Manning accounts for 5 TD’s in Newman blowout win over Bonnabel

Manning throws for 211 yards

  John Curtis holds the top spot in Big 8 rankings after win over Karr

Curtis is the defending champ in Division I

  FOX 8 Football Friday Game of the Week preview: Rummel at Slidell

Rummel (1-0) at Slidell (1-0)

Overtime Podcast #68 - Triple Coverage, Week 2

The Saints travel to Los Angeles for the highly-anticipated NFC Championship Game rematch while LSU gets back to work after a telling win over Texas. Back in New Orleans, Tulane looks to re-gain momentum against Missouri State and the high school ranks are already getting re-shuffled after week one.

  Brother Martin starts 2019 season in domination fashion by shutting out Byrd

Chris Smith led the Crusaders with 188 yards rushing and two touchdowns

  Newman QB Arch Manning throws for three TD’s in a win over Lusher

Manning finished 22-of-34 passing, for 224 yards, and three scores

  St. James owns bragging rights over West St. John after capturing the “Railroad Classic”

St. James QB Shamar Smith threw for a TD, and ran for another

  John Curtis beats Karr in heavyweight championship battle

Karr QB Leonard Kelly accounted for six touchdowns in the game

  FOX 8 Football Friday “Game of the Week” preview: St. James vs. West St. John

The "Railroad Classic" kicks off the season for the Wildcats and Rams

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 1 John Curtis Patriots

John Curtis seeks state title No. 28

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 2 Karr Cougars

Karr is looking for a 4-peat of state titles

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 3 Rummel Raiders

Rummel opens on the road at Charlotte Catholic

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 4 Holy Cross

Holy Cross opens with St. Thomas More

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 5 Warren Easton

Warren Easton opens with De La Salle

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 6 St. Augustine

The Purple Knights' open with McDonogh 35

Overtime Podcast #65 - Triple Coverage, Week 1

In the first episode of a regular football season feature, we preview the weekend ahead for the Saints, South Louisiana’s college football teams and the greater New Orleans area’s high school scene.

  Big 8 preseason rankings: No. 7 Destrehan Wildcats

Destrehan opens with Bonnabel this Friday

  Big 8 preseasons rankings: #8 De La Salle Cavaliers

DLS opens the season against Warren Easton

  Newman QB Arch Manning connects with Jarmone Sutherland on 4 TD’s against Hannan

Newman opens the season against Lusher

  Rummel WR Koy Moore commits to LSU live on FOX 8

Moore is the 23rd member of LSU's 2020 recruiting class

While at football practice, Jesuit students, coaches have car windows smashed

When they returned to campus, they discovered their vehicles had been burglarized and items were stolen.

  Riverdale’s Andrew Sandifer is using speed to scare opponents

Sandifer will be a senior this fall

  WR Koy Moore is a gamechanger for Rummel

Moore will be a senior for Rummel

  QB Kyle Wickersham takes over controls of the Rummel offense

Wickersham will be a junior at Rummel this fall

  Top recruit in the state of Louisiana, Jaquelin Roy, commits to LSU

Roy picked LSU over Alabama and Texas A&M

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #43: Lakeshore HS Coach Craig Jones

Each Friday of June and July, FOX 8 is sitting down with a local high school football coach to preview the season and get to know them beyond the bright lights of high school football games. The coaches will also discuss the future of some of their top recruits.

  LSU among favorites to land the top prospect in the state, U-High DL Jaquelin Roy

Roy is a 4-star recruit out of Baton Rouge

  FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #40: De La Salle HS Coach Ryan Manale

Each Friday of June and July, FOX 8 is sitting down with a local high school football coach to preview the season and get to know them beyond the bright lights of high school football games. The coaches will also discuss the future of some of their top recruits.

  ‘Explosive’ WR Jarmone Sutherland primed for big senior season at Newman

Sutherland currently holds offers from five Division I schools, including the Tulane Green Wave

  Corey Wren’s speed helping Curtis put points on the board

Wren is verbally committed to Georgia