Tioga’s Keirah Williams is only 14 years old. That hasn’t stopped the freshman from leading the Lady Indians’ Softball team in runs batted in and batting average while also excelling on the mound. For her outstanding performance in the team’s win against Grant, she is this week's ACA Athlete of the Week
It’s hard to believe Kacee Mertens, Pineville High’s star short-stop, hasn’t reached her ceiling. Allison Frye, the Lady Rebel’s head coach, believes she’s far from it. Even though her Pineville career is coming to a close, Mertens knows she left it all on the field.
On the eve of the Plainview Hornets third consecutive appearance in the Class C title game, this week’s ACA Athlete of the week Allie Willis hopes her laser-focused approach can bring the Hornets their second consecutive championship. It will be the fifth championship Willis has been apart of across three different sports at Plainview.
The cards were stacked against the Bunkie Panthers heading into their match-up with the top-raned team in the state, the Avoyelles Charter Vikings. But junior captain Jamerrian Texada wasn’t worried about the odds, and his performance pushed the Panthers past the Vikings to pull off the upset of the year in Class 2A. For his performance, he’s this week’s ACA Athlete of the Week.
Wednesday was a special for many high school football players in the central Louisiana area as the dreams of signing to play college football were finally realized. But for Leesville's offensive lineman Matt Anderson, his signing with Nebraska was particularly special because he got to spend it with his teammates and he accomplished a dream that was aided by his late-mother. He is this week's ACA Athlete of the Week.
There are very few things in high school sports in the state of Louisiana better associated with greatness than the Peabody Warhorse boys basketball team. Coach Charles Smith cultivates an environment perfect for hard workers to come in and succeed. This week’s ACA Athlete of the Week, Darius Smith, is a prime example.
Jamael and Josh Owusu have teams in Central Louisiana seeing double. Their stellar play on the court has helped lead the vikings to a 26-1 record. For this week's ACA Athletes of the Week, their journey off the court may be even more interesting than their journey on it.
When an 11 year old Naomi Lewis approached Rapides High Head Coach Shane Henderson with a desire to play basketball, Henderson could have never foreseen the player she'd become. 4 All-State team selections and numerous district titles later, the legend of Naomi Lewis continues to grow. The only thing alluding this week's Athlete of the Week? A state championship.
Quadruple doubles are hard to come by at any level. St. Mary's Thomas Howell racked up 21 points, 22 rebounds, 10 assist and 10 blocks in the Tigers' game against Ebarb on his way to winning this week's Athlete of the Week