Jesse Brooks & The Living Past gear up for last shows of the year and prepare to make a record

YEAR'S END- Jesse Brooks & The Living Past will play a consecutive three-night in-state run next week before their final show of the year at Nick's Ice House in Hattiesburg, Mississippi on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 9 p.m. Photo by Emily LaPrime. Tangipahoa Parish-based rock and honky-tonk soul band Jesse Brooks & The Living Past... 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 →

Independence Boys get win on senior night

MILESTONE- Independence senior forward Melvin Baker has scored over 1,200 points in his high school career. Photo by Jesse Brooks.  By Jesse Brooks On Senior Night, the Independence boys basketball team cruised to a 68-42 victory over District 9-2A opponent Pine on Friday, February 2. The win has the Tigers finishing 17-3 overall in the... 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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