Tigers’ Baker named District 9-2A MVP

LEADING THE PACK- Senior Independence forward Melvin Baker named District 9-2A MVP. File photo by Matthew Roy. By Jesse Brooks Both Independence and Amite boys basketball squads turned in highly successful seasons in which the programs surpassed the first round of postseason tournament play in Class 2A. One Tangipahoa Parish's best prospects, Independence senior forward... 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 →

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