High School Football

Byrd High football coach announces retirement after 23-year career

A beloved high school football coach in Shreveport is announcing his retirement after a 23-year career.

Catholic wins 2020 Div. I Championship

PREVIEW: Catholic takes on C.E. Byrd in Div. I Championship

Schedule: Six East Texas teams still playing football in mid-December

  NW Louisiana Playoffs, East Texas Playoffs Byrd defeats JT Curtis 14-13

  Green Oaks Quarterback Keith Baker and the Collab Effort

  2020 Playoffs - East Texas Round 3, North Louisiana Round 1

Continued Coverage

LHSAA releases 2020 football playoff brackets

  The Good Stuff: Halftime hero

LHSAA announces football state championships to be played in Superdome; sets playoff guidelines

Benton High School cancels next two football games

  COVID-19 forces more high school football game cancellations

  Members of Southwood H.S. football team quarantined; two games canceled

Louisiana lawmakers want more say over high school sports

Louisiana lawmakers have edged closer to inserting themselves into the decision-making of high school sports after parents criticized the state athletic association’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Upcoming Bossier High football games canceled; player tests positive for COVID-19

In a statement from Bossier Schools, Bossier High’s football team won’t see Friday night lights anytime soon.

The Blood Center in BR, NOLA areas puts out call for blood for Denham football player who collapsed during practice

The Blood Center is putting out a call for blood donations for Remy Hidalgo, 16, a junior football player at Denham Springs High School who collapsed Tuesday, Sept. 15 during practice and was subsequently airlifted to a hospital in New Orleans for treatment.

  LHSAA releases updated guidance for high schools’ fall sports programs

The revised guidelines also impact high school bands and cheer and dance squads

  Friday night lights: Football coach says he’s ready for season

COVID-19 exposure prompts Tatum to put football on hold for 2 weeks

Start of Louisiana’s high school football season delayed until Oct. 8-10

  High school football practice underway in East Texas amid pandemic

Alto’s Ricky Meeks remembers father on first day of high school practice

  Texarkana’s 102-year-old, bi-state high school football rivalry canceled for 2020

‘We have no intention of cancelling fall sports’ - LHSAA exec. dir. writes letter to parents, athletes; offers timeline for start

LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine posted a letter on Wednesday, July 22, intended to let parents and athletes know the association is committed to fall sports.

LHSAA clarifies ‘Phase Four’ statement regarding high school football

LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine provides some much needed clarification on his phase four, while St. James head coach Robert Valdez explains what needs to happen for football to be possible this fall.

Senator asks for ban on school sports through fall

A Louisiana state senator has called for all athletic activities to be cancelled for K through 12 public schools in Louisiana through December because of COVID-19.

  COVID-19 affecting college, prep football programs well before their seasons start

There's a lot at stake, healthwise and financially

BLING BLING! Carthage Bulldogs receive 2019 state championship rings

It was a congratulation delayed by a few months late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jeremy Jenkins heading to Tenaha to be new AD/ Head Football Coach

Tenaha has filled their head football coaching vacancy with Jeremy Jenkins from Mt. Enterprise.

Carthage’s Kai Horton picks up first DI offer

SFA is going after a state champion quarterback from East Texas.

  DeSoto agrees to invest $1.9M in Mansfield High stadium

Phase I calls for installation of chairback seats on the home team, or west, side

  Miami and Louisiana Tech arrive for I-Bowl

Louisiana Tech and Miami have arrived in Shreveport for the Walk-On's Independence Bowl.

Pleasant Grove defeats Wimberley and wins 2nd Title in the Last 3 years

Pleasant Grove wins 2nd Title in the last 3 years

San Augustine 3-peats as Region III champions

The San Augustine Wolves are moving onto the State Semifinals for a third straight year.

East Texas schools on the move with new UIL conference cutoff numbers

There are changes coming to East Texas High School sports next year with the new UIL Classification numbers.

  Grambling defeats Alcorn St. 19-16

Head coach Broderick Fobbs recorded his 50th career win of the Grambling State University football team, who in a nail-biting, sit on the edge of your seat contest, defeated the defending Southwestern Athletic Conference Football Champions.

LA Tech wins 7th straight on the road

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs reeled off 35 unanswered points in the second and third quarters to win their seventh straight game, a 42-21 victory over UTEP on Saturday

  Thursday Night Football - Week 8 Overtime

A state championship is the goal and teams from across the ArkLaTex have it in their sights. The KSLA Sports team will be there for all the action.KSLA News 12′s Friday night high school football show is back featuring all the scores and highlights you will see only on the KSLA News 12 app.

WEBXTRA: Lufkin QB breaks record

Last Friday, Lufkin beat Tomball 55-22 behind a strong performance by junior quarterback Jordan Moore.

Mount Vernon players ruled ineligible by UIL State Executive Committee

The UIL State Executive Committee upheld a recent DEC ruling against two Mount Vernon football players's eligibility.

KSLA Overtime: High school football scores

KSLA News 12′s Friday night high school football show is back.

East Texas football players disciplined over fight

The degree of suspension varies based on their level of involvement

  Grambling St. defeats Jackson State 44-21

The Grambling State University football team stepped into the win column on Saturday evening as they defeated Jackson State, 44-21, at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

  KSLA Overtime: High school football scores for Oct. 4th

Overtime Highlights Part 1 - Week 5

  KSLA Overtime: High school football scores for Sept. 27

The Highlights and the Bo Meeks Coach's Corner segment.

  Criminal charges could arise from fight at football game

Fouke High’s football program has elected to forfeit this week’s game. And several students and members of the public are banned from attending any future athletic events.

  2019 Soul Bowl - Green Oaks 30 Booker T Washington 6

The Green Oaks Giants win the 2019 Soul Bowl 30-6 over Booker T Washington.

  KSLA Overtime: High school football scores for Sept. 20

KSLA News 12′s Friday night high school football show is back.

Tributes to honor East Texas student killed in wreck

Marshall ISD, surrounding districts to wear red in memory of Hayden Blalock; balloon release set, rain or shine

  Devin White guest speaker for Walk On’s Independence Bowl

The 2019 Walk On's Independence Bowl was a success. Devin White talked about the good times at LSU and the humble beginnings from a small town in Northwest Louisiana. He also spoke about a person that still motivates him today.

Shreveport announces 2019 Battle on the Border matchups

Competing will be 10 teams from Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana

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

Jackson is a 2020 LSU commit

Bid to punish referee harassment stalls in Louisiana Senate

A bid to establish new penalties when unruly parents threaten or harass referees at school sporting events has stalled in the Louisiana Senate

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.

Greg Jenkins steps down as Tenaha football coach

The Tenaha Tigers will have a 3rd head football coach in as many season.

  Bossier defeats Huntington 97-58

Bossier defeats Huntington 97-58

  LA Tech wins Hawaii Bowl 31-14

Louisiana Tech DE Jaylon Ferguson became the NCAA's career sacks leader and the Bulldogs defeat Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl.

  Duke arrives for Walk On’s Independence Bowl

The Duke Blue Devils arrived in Shreveport Saturday afternoon ahead of Thursday’s Walk On’s Independence Bowl game, this is Dukes first time participating in this bowl game, however this is blue devils head coach David Cutcliffe’s fourth independence bowl game appearance.

  Evangel’s Chatman and Dizadare signing day

The Evangel Eagle’s Elijah Chatman and Na’Drian Dizadare held their signing day event in the team room of the Evangel Field House.

  Texarkana sends the Pleasant Grove Hawks off with the Love

The Pleasant Grove Hawks trying to make history tomorrow and win back to back state championships. They are the only Texarkana team to go back to back. The Hawks beat West Orange last year to win their first state title.

  Several Many athletes Sign Athletic Scholarships

The Many Tigers didn’t get the state championship they were after this season but head coach Jess Curtis will have a few athletes playing on the college level after 4 football players signed athletic scholarships.

  Haynesville’s Joseph Evans signs with LSU

Haynesville Joseph Evans officially signs a football scholarship to play for the LSU Tigers.

KSLA Overtime: Nov. 16 scores

Get tonight's scores here.

KSLA Overtime: Nov. 9 scores

Catch all the scores and highlights right after a brief roundup of the latest headlines and a look at the forecast at 10 p.m.

  KSLA Overtime: Nov. 2 show

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard.

  Woodlawn defeats Huntington 42-14

Woodlawn defeats Huntington 42-14 on senior night.

  Northwood makes history and remains undefeated 10-0

The Northwood Falcons defeated Bossier with a 56-28. The Falcons remained on the season in the regular season and in district play.

  Arcadia’s C.J. Russell runs past Lincoln Prep

Arcadia's running back C.J. Russell rushed for 418 yards and 6 touchdowns in a blowout victory over Lincoln Prep.

  Athlete of the Week: Haynesville’s JoJo Evans

Haynesville senior lineman JoJo Evans is a man of many talents both in and outside the trenches. He says he does it for his Mom, who passed away giving life to him.

KSLA Overtime: Oct. 26 scores

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard below and when the games end, KSLA Overtime begins with gridiron action from all over the ArkLaTex.

KSLA Overtime: Oct. 19 scores

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard here.

  KSLA Overtime: Oct. 12 Highlights & Scores

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard.

Funeral for Les Mason set for early Monday afternoon

The funeral for North Caddo Magnet High teacher and coach Les Mason will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church-Vivian. Burial will follow in Vivian Cemetery.

  KSLA Overtime - Oct. 5 scores

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard below and when the games end, KSLA Overtime begins with gridiron action from all over the ArkLaTex.

KSLA Overtime: Sept. 28 scores

Keep up with all the latest scores with the KSLA Overtime scoreboard.

  KSLA Overtime - Sept. 21 scores & video

KSLA Overtime has you covered featuring all the scores and highlights from Friday’s games.

  KSLA Overtime — Sept. 14 scores

KSLA Overtime has you covered featuring all the scores and highlights from tonight’s games.

Game of the Week: Carthage vs. Marshall

Carthage will face Marshall for the first time since 1981.

  Glory Days: Byrd’s Mike Suggs

C.E. Byrd Head Coach Mike Suggs has been around the game of football for most of his life. While many know him for his success with the Yellow Jackets, he carries a legacy that many might not be aware of.

KSLA Overtime — Scores from Sept. 7

It’s the best season of the year — football season.

  Glory Days shines a light on Raymond Tate

The segment is back with KSLA’s Rashad Johnson taking a trip to Minden to learn why everybody loved Raymond