Mickey McCarty is expected to be named the new principal of Neville High School on Monday according to Sports Director Aaron Dietrich. McCarty began coaching the tigers in 2002 leading them to 173 wins and four state titles.
College Football Hall of Fame member Eddie Robinson made his mark right down I-20 at Grambling State University. In this Gridiron Tale, Sports Director Aaron Dietrich highlights the coach with over 400 wins and decades with the tigers.
Few names carry as much weight in northeast Louisiana as Charlie Brown. After 30 seasons as the Neville Tigers' head coach and over 260 career wins; nine years after his death there's still many stories to tell about the coaching legend.
Chick Childress spent many years as an assistant coach at Neville high school before taking the head coaching position at Ruston High, his Alma Mater. In this Gridiron Tale, Sports Director Aaron Dietrich highlights Childress' role in many state championships and a No. 1 ranked team in the country.
A new monument in Chennault Park was unveiled honoring former Kansas City running back Joe Delaney on Saturday.The Haughton native died in a nearby pond while trying to save three boys from drowning in 1983. Only one of the boys survived.
A Northeast Louisiana favorite has joined an elite club. In fact, he may be the only member in it. Bill Johnson has now won a world, national and state championship representing Louisiana football teams.
West Monroe’s Tommy Banks was once one of the most feared running backs in Louisiana as he led the Rebels to two state championships. In this “Gridiron Tale”, Sports Director Aaron Dietrich catches up with the former Friday night star who has added more credentials to his gaudy resume. Doctor Tommy Banks is back in West Monroe and still winning over fans.
Long before Sol Graves was recognized as one of the elite orthopedic doctors in Louisiana, he was a record-setting quarterback at OCS. In this “Gridiron Tale”, Graves describes his magical 1985 season to KNOE 8 Sports Director Aaron Dietrich.
The location of the 47th Annual Bayou Classic has not changed. While statements have been made about the future of Bayou Classic and its location of play in 2020 and 2021, those statements were unofficial.
Sources tell sports director Aaron Dietrich that MAIS championship coach Boyd Cole is out as Riverfield's head football coach. He will be replaced by Kyle Stracener who has been on Cole's staff for six seasons. Franklin Parish has named Sonny Nason as the Patriots new head football coach. Nason leaves Crossett to take over a program that went 8-24 over the last three seasons.
The Simsboro Tigers have sets their sights on winning three consecutive state championships. They roll into the postseason with a 31-4 record and are lead by three talented seniors. Sports director Aaron Dietrich honors Jakemin Abney, Kalep Crane and Jamarian Cato as Aaron's Aces.
Basketball hall of famer Leon Barmore puts Kim Mulkey's historic night into perspective. Baylor women's basketball coach Kim Mulkey became the fastest coach in Division I history, men or women's, to hit 600 wins, doing so in just 700 games. Mulkey is a Louisiana Tech legend as a former player and assistant coach.
Former Neville Tiger Barry Rubin has added another championship to his impressive resume. Kansas City's strength and conditioning coach has been in the league for 23 seasons and now has won two titles thanks to the Chiefs 31-20 win over the 49ers. Sports Director Aaron Dietrich catches up with the northeast Louisiana favorite.
Kansas City Chiefs strength and conditioning coach Barry Rubin has deep roots in Northeast Louisiana. The former Neville player and assistant coach at ULM will try to pick up his second Super Bowl ring on Sunday.
Twenty five years after leading the Chargers to the Super Bowl, Stan Humphries is looking to coach the OCS girls to a basketball state championship. The Lady Eagles are 26-0 after losing in the state semi-finals last season.
ULM provided a dramatic finish for a charged up crowd of 3,332 on Thursday night, but the outcome didn't go the Warhawks' way in a 64-63 loss to Texas State. Jalen Hodge's basket at the buzzer was waved off and confirmed by the replay officials in a disappointing ending to a tight Sun Belt Conference clash that featured five ties and 12 lead changes.