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 •  February 14

St. Amant High School’s Athletic Trainer Scott Arceneaux has been chosen to receive this year’s National Athletic Trainers’ Association Athletic Trainer Service Award. At St. Amant, he serves as a teacher and a director of sports medicine. Arceneaux has been with St. Amant for 23 years. He started the sports medicine courses at the school, which he...

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 •  October 25, 2017

Brian Byrd remembers the preseason scrimmage at Live Oak High well. “I made a cut and I felt something pop in my knee,” Byrd said. “But it did not hurt. My first thought was, ‘That is different, but OK, let’s play.’ ” At the time, Byrd had no idea he would not take another snap as Woodlawn High’s quarterback in 2016. He was trying to convince head...

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 •  October 18, 2017

A popular coach at UL-Lafayette has been placed on administrative leave after what his attorney referred to as "as passionate conversation about gender equality." Michael Loteif, who has coached the Ragin' Cajuns softball team for 14 seasons, was placed on leave two weeks ago, according to his attorney. The school confirmed that it had placed...

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 •  September 11, 2017

Arden Key is back. LSU's All-American edge rusher has been cleared to play in the Tigers' Southeastern Conference opener against Mississippi State on Saturday, coach Ed Orgeron revealed Monday in his weekly news conference. "We're going to play him as much as we can," Orgeron said. Jack Marucci, the team's head athletic trainer, cleared Key Monday...

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 •  August 18, 2017

The Saints apparently made some changes to their training staff this offseason that flew under the radar. Beau Lowery was elevated to director of sports medicine after spending the previous two seasons as director of rehabilitation. Scottie Patton still remains as head athletic trainer. In the team's media guide, Lowery is listed as the first name...

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 •  August 2, 2017

Jetty Huish often gets teased by friends in his hometown of Sacramento, California, for being a Saints fan. After all, he lives in San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders country. But Huish, who turned 13 on Saturday, is a true Who Dat. He's been one since he was 4 or 5 years old. "One reason is, I was really young and they wore the same colors as...

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 •  July 4, 2017

North Oaks Sports Medicine’s 26th annual Physical Day provided free physical examinations to 938 student-athletes from 27 Tangipahoa parish schools on April 29. The seventh annual Physical Day for Livingston Parish student-athletes took place May 20 at the North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex. North Oaks sponsors both events to help junior...

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 •  June 19, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. — After firing his fourth pitch of the third inning of his start against Oregon State, LSU freshman right-hander Eric Walker stepped off the mound and looked toward the dugout in apparent discomfort. It was tightness in his forearm, a sensation that flared up for the first time last week during a simulated game. After visiting with LSU...

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 •  June 10, 2017

The Baton Rouge Delta Development Corporation will present nine debutantes at its 52nd annual Debutante Cotillion on July 22. The debutantes will be introduced Sunday, June 11, during the annual Presentation Tea, with a theme of “An Evening with the Debutantes,” at the Baton Rouge Delta Sorority House on Harding Boulevard. The debutantes are Tia...

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 •  July 13, 2016

In honor of former head athletic trainer Robert ‘Doc’ Goodwin’s 30-plus years at Southeastern Louisiana University, the school is establishing an endowment supporting the athletic program. The announcement was made by a group of lead donors at a surprise reception held recently at the university’s Dugas Athletic Training Room. Collegiate Consulting...