STM’s long-time football coach Jim Hightower has nearly 400 career wins. That means he’s seen a lot of football and met a lot of football players.
High School Senior Spotlight
This week we head up to Pine Prairie High School where the Panthers are seeking their first trip to playoffs in the football program’s history. In order for that dream to become a reality, they’ll be relying on their senior running back Jerodd “JJ” Sims.
KATC’s High School Senior Spotlight KATC’s High School Senior Spotlight is a weekly series designed to recognize senior, student-athletes in all sports for their accomplishments on
Tyler Granger isn’t like most high school seniors. For one he’s an accomplished long-distance runner for Lafayette Christian Academy having won district in both the mile and two mile events in track and field as a junior and winning both events again as a senior. But Granger is much more than just a runner for LCA…he’s a founder. Granger petitioned the school to begin a track and field program as a 7th grader. Now after accepting a track scholarship to Nicholls State Universit…
This week’s senior spotlight features a two-time state champion who’s athletic ability has earned him a college scholarship. But Gavin Armstrong doesn’t compete on the field or on the court…but in the water. Armstrong is an Opelousas Catholic senior who has won the 500-freestyle twice in his high school swimming career. "Prioritizing time is definitely a big thing," said Armstrong. "Because we practice six days a week and we’re also do…
Tonight marks week two of high school football playoffs. Our game of the week features a face-off between a father and son coaching duo as Jennings heads to Church Point.
Senior Spotlight Videos
KATC’s High School Senior Spotlight is a weekly series designed to recognize senior, student-athletes in all sports for their accomplishments on the field, in the classroom, and in the community. This is not just for the best athletes in Acadiana, but also the best young men and women.
(Nominated students must be seniors in High School in Acadiana.)