The ULM / Northwestern State football series dates back to 1952 and features 48 showdowns, but an off the field incident has arguably created the most national buzz. In this "Gridiron Tale", Sports Director Aaron Dietrich breaks down one of the most "infamous" fights in sports history.
Long before Doug Pederson was a Super Bowl-winning coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, he was a record-setting quarterback at NLU. In this “Gridiron Tale”, Sports Director Aaron Dietrich tracks Pederson’s remarkable rise to stardom.
Marshay Green dominated at Bastrop on the offensive end and went on to make a name for himself defensively in college and in the NFL. In this Gridiron Tale, Sports Director Aaron Dietrich catches up with the dynamic player.
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.