Football Friday

  Riverdale’s Andrew Sandifer is using speed to scare opponents

  WR Koy Moore is a gamechanger for Rummel

  QB Kyle Wickersham takes over controls of the Rummel offense

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

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

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

Continued Coverage

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

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

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

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #38: Country Day HS Coach Joe Chango

  Curtis, Karr, and Easton only Louisiana schools in High School Football America Preseason 100

  DLS RB Montrell Johnson looking to best 2018 record-breaking season

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #36: St. Paul’s HS Coach Kenny Sears

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.

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #32: Terrebonne HS Coach Gary Hill

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.

  Karr’s Aaron Anderson looking to build on breakout freshman year

Karr is looking for it's fourth straight state title this fall

  QB Leonard Kelly looks to continue Karr’s winning ways this fall

Karr opens against John Curtis in week 1

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #30: Rummel HS Coach Nick Monica

  Family, friends say no warning signs of Amite football player’s death

Amite, La. high school football player dies after practice

  Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley ready to showcase his talent at Elite 11

Ehret defensive lineman Patrick Jenkins stays close to home, commits to LSU

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #26: St. James HS Coach Robert Valdez

FOX 8 Overtime Podcast #23: Newman HS Coach Nelson Stewart

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.

  Easton’s Stephen Banford, Jr. ready to succeed Lance Legendre at QB

Banford will be a sophomore this fall for Easton

  Warren Easton wins Alvin Kamara 7-on-7 tourney

Eagles beat Terrebonne for the title

  Get to know the 2020 LSU commits from Louisiana

LSU has 15 total commits for the class of 2020

  LSU commit Kayshon Boutte says 2020 class is ‘coming together’

LSU has 15 commits for the class of 2020

  CamRon Jackson ready to keep the Haynesville-to-LSU pipeline going

Jackson is a 2020 LSU commit

Celebrated St. Augustine coach Otis Washington dies at 80

"Coach Wash" led the Purple Knights to three state championships and numerous winning seasons.

LSU focusing on Easton center Sedrick Van Pran to fill offensive line need in 2020

Van Pran will be a senior this fall for the Eagles

  Small town Haynesville builds football dynasty on the Arkansas border

Haynesville owns 17 state title is football

  Arch Manning throws 3 TD’s in spring game debut for Newman

Manning will be a freshman this fall on the Uptown campus.

Quincy Brown’s racks up 3 TD’s in Destrehan-Covington spring game

Alabama, Georgia, and LSU are some of the offers Brown has received during the recruitment process

  Karr WR Aaron Anderson scores three TD’s in spring game against Ehret

Aaron Anderson will be a sophomore this fall

Sampson accounts for four TD’s in St. Aug’s victory over Hahnville in spring game

Sampson threw three touchdown passes, and ran for another in the contest

  LSU commit and Ponchatoula QB T.J. Finley is turning heads with his height and arm

Finley is part of LSU's 2020 recruiting class.

  Beau Adams and incoming freshman Arch Manning in the running for starting QB job at Newman

Manning gained 20 pounds this spring to get ready for varsity football

Derek Stingley Jr. receives ‘Mr. Football’ trophy

Derek Stingley Jr. received the 2018 Louisiana Sportswriters Association’s “Mr. Football” trophy Wednesday.

  Warren Easton’s Ashaad Clayton aims to solidify his spot as one of the best running backs in the country

LSU, Alabama, and many other schools want Clayton's services

  Country Day’s Justin Ibieta excels on the gridiron, court, and diamond

Ibeata earned the Class 2A Outstanding Offensive Player in football

Paralyzed former football player Devon Gales hired as assistant coach at Georgia high school

Former Southern University Cornerback Devon Gales is heading back to the football field almost four years after he was paralyzed during a game.

Former Saints WR Robert Meachem set to join De La Salle football coaching staff

Former Saints WR joins local prep team's coaching staff

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards congratulates LSU signee

John Bel Edwards once had a proud career as a quarterback at Amite High before eventually ending up in Baton Rouge as Governor of Louisiana. On Wednesday, he congratulated a fellow Warrior on taking a direct path to the state’s capital city.

  Amite’s Ishmael Sopsher signs with Alabama

Tangipahoa Parish’s top recruit is once again heading to Alabama as Amite High defensive tackle Ishmael Sopsher announced Wednesday that he is heading to Tuscaloosa.

LSU adds surprise signing Jay Ward from Georgia

h signing Wednesday as cornerback Jay Ward surprised much of the SEC by choosing the Tigers over Kentucky.

  QB Andrew Robison signs with Nicholls

Andrew Robison’s long year of football limbo has finally come to a close as the Hahnville senior quarterback has signed on to play at Nicholls.

Signing Day announcement times change for Amite’s Sopsher and Lee

LSU could very well end up with one of the nation’s premier recruiting classes if Coach O can land two highly sought after Amite High School stars,

  National Signing Day is the next step in Devonta Lee’s promising career

Amite High School's star senior Devonta Lee will announce his college decision at 1 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 6).

LHSAA votes to amend rule requiring students to provide social security number

Students who participate in extracurricular have a leg up, from getting better grades to developing more skills outside of the classroom.

LHSAA vote allows select schools to hold championships at the site of their choosing

Football vote passed 125-96, Baseball vote passed 146-122, Basketball vote passed 153-149.

Two-time state champion coach Jay Roth steps down at Rummel

Roth was head coach at Rummel for 24 years

  With high school career done, QB Lance LeGendre turns focus to recruiting

LeGendre is 4-star recruit

  Les Miles attempted to flip Donte Starks late, but one of the top linebackers in the country signs with LSU

247 Sports ranks Starks the sixth-best inside linebacker in the country

  Final Fifteen: No. 1 Amite’s Ishmael Sopsher

LSU and Alabama are both in the running for Sopsher's signature

  Karr beats Easton for a 3-peat in the Dome

Karr owns a 27-game winning streak

  Curtis crushes Catholic to take Division I state crown

Curtis owns 27 state titles in football

  Final Fifteen: No. 2 Destrehan RB John Emery

Emery is committed to LSU

  Amite grabs first state title in 14 years

Amite wins their fifth state title in football

  Final Fifteen: No. 3 Amite WR Devonta Lee

Alabama and LSU both want Lee's services.

  Kentwood takes Class 1A crown with victory over Oak Grove, 40-21

The Kangaroos own nine state titles in football

  Hahnville WR Jha’Quan Jackson commits to the Wave

Jackson will join the Wave in 2019

  Five schools in the FOX 8 viewing area vying for state football championships this weekend

Easton vs. Karr at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday is one of the big matchups this weekend

Final Fifteen: No. 4 Kentwood WR Trey Palmer

The 4-star receiver is committed to LSU

  Tangipahoa’s Amite and Kentwood both heading to State Championship Games

Warriors and Kangaroos back in Superdome for shots at respective championships

  Karr beats Neville, 25-13, gets rematch with Easton

Karr is looking to win their third state title in a row

  Warren Easton headed to the Dome after beating Leesville, 54-14

Easton last won a state title in 1942

LHSAA state semifinals schedule set for FOX 8-area teams

Eight schools are still alive locally in the playoffs

  John Ehret wins in final minute over East Ascension

John Ehret will travel to West Monroe in the Class 5A state semifinals

  Easton and Karr advance to 4A Semifinals while Lakeshore comes up short

Edna Karr and Warren Easton went down to the wire in the regular season finale and all that stands between a rematch are visits from Neville and Leesville in the semifinals.

  Curtis heads back to the Dome after beating Evangel, 56-34

Curtis owns 26 state titles

Shots fired near stadium delays Newman game in Crowley

Gunfire postponed Friday night’s high school football game between Isidore Newman and Notre Dame High School in Crowley.

FOX 8 Football Friday Prep Scores: Nov. 23

FOX 8 Football Friday Prep Scores: Nov. 23

Country Day football looking to make history this weekend

Catholic (New Iberia) at Country Day, Saturday 5 p.m.

Third round of LHSAA state playoffs set for FOX 8-area football teams

15 schools are still fighting for a spot in the Dome

  LSU commit John Emery, Jr. racks up three touchdowns in win over Landry-Walker

Destrehan host Terrebonne in the state quarterfinals

  Terrebonne and John Ehret join Destrehan in Class 5A quarterfinals

Ehret and Terrebonne put up dominant wins in Class 5A second round.

  FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores, Nov. 16

FOX 8 Football Friday: Prep Scores, Nov. 16

  Hahnville and Zachary meet up in a rematch of the 2017 Class 5A state championship game

FOX 8 Football Friday starts at 10:18 p.m.

  Final Fifteen rankings: No. 5 Easton QB Lance LeGendre

LeGendre is a four-star dual-threat quarterback

Schedule is set for our local teams in week 2 of the LHSAA football playoffs

Destrehan vs. Landry-Walker highlights the playoff schedule locally