List of local boys basketball playoff games

MAIS AAAA Div. 1 State Tournament Round 1 2/20 - Oak Forest Academy vs. Jackson Prep at Presbyterian Christian (Hattiesburg, MS) LHSAA 1A 2/23 - No. 18 Kentwood @ No. 15 South Cameron: time TBA 2A 2/23 - No. 21 Franklin @ No. 13 Amite: time TBA 2/23 - No. 19 MLK Charter @ No.... Continue Reading →

OFA Boys end regular season with win over PCA

GETTING BUCKETS- OFA senior forward Chris Backa scored 14 points against Pontchatrain Christian. Photo by Matthew Roy. By Jesse Brooks  AMITE- The Oak Forest Academy boys basketball team defeated Pontchatrain Christian Academy 74-25 to close out the regular season with a 19-8 overall record. Junior shooting guard La'Vell Scott led all scorers with 17 points.... Continue Reading →

Local high school basketball round up

OVER THE TOP- Independence senior swingman Melvin Baker's consistent play has helped the Tigers take a lead in District 9-2A. Photo by Matthew Roy. By Jesse Brooks Here late in January we are nearing the end of high school basketball season. This year, we have seen an exceptional year from both girls and boys programs... Continue Reading →

St. Helena RB Griffin commits to Itasca CC

A NEW HOME- St. Helena senior running back Jeremy Griffin is taking his talents to Itasca CC in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Photo by Matthew Roy.  By Jesse Brooks After a successful football career at St. Helena College & Career Academy, running back Jeremy Griffin will suit up for Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids, Minnesota... Continue Reading →

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