Led by another double-double from junior center Moe Patterson, the Sulphur Lady Tors won their 20th game of the season Friday evening 63-41 over Barbe.
After a long search, Sulphur High School has its next head football coach in Tyler Junior College offensive coordinator Chris Towery.
The Sulphur Tors rallied from a 2-0 deficit, but Lafayette’s Julian Alansari completed his hatrick in stoppage time to give the Lions a 3-2 win on Friday at Matt Walker Memorial Stadium.
Class 3A No. 4 Westlake grabbed the lead twice in the second half, but the Class 5A No. 9 Sulphur Tors used its rebounding advantage to pull away with a 43-34 on Friday night.
SULPHUR — The Sulphur Tor soccer team opened the district season on Tuesday with a stunning 3-0 win over Acadiana, one of the top programs in the state.
A look back at the some of the best athletic performances and achievements by Sulphur, Sam Houston, Westlake and Vinton High School in 2019.
MOSS BLUFF — Sulphur used a balanced game in the third quarter to pull away from Lacassine Saturday morning for a 75-43 win at the Rumble in the Bluff tournament.
In a battle of top-10 teams, Division I No. 7 Sulphur had its chances in the second half but lost to Division II No. 6 St. Thomas More 2-0 on Wednesday at Matt Walker Memorial Stadium.
LAKE CHARLES — A quick defensive change at halftime kept St. Louis undefeated and allowed them to hand Sulphur its first loss of the season Tuesday evening, 50-38.
Sulphur High School senior Raegan Ojoro extended her basketball career Wednesday morning when she signed with the LSU-Alexandria basketball team.
St. Louis Catholic swept Sulphur in a pair of nondistrict basketball games on Tuesday, December 3. In a battle of unbeatens, the St. Louis girls (6-0) won 50-38 to hand Sulphur (7-1) its first loss. The St. Louis (5-0) boys beat Sulphur (4-2) 76-52.
Sulphur High School senior Sydney Weidner finished her career with a pair of top-five finishes at the LHSAA Division I state swim meet Saturday held at the SPAR Aquatic Center.
A year after falling short of a podium finish, Sam Houston junior Allison Hull took third in the 100-yard butterfly Saturday at the LHSAA Division II state swim meet held at the SPAR Aquatic Center.
Two Vinton High School swimmers placed in the top-10 on Thursday at the LHSAA Division IV state swimming championships at the Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center.
The Sulphur Lady Tors fell behind early but turned it around in the second half to beat defending Class 1A state champion Elton 50-40 to open the 2019-2020 season.
SULPHUR — No. 20 Sam Houston got a big road win in the first round of the Division I playoffs Wednesday evening with a four-set win over rival No. 13 Sulphur.
WESTLAKE — The St. Louis Saints relied on a powerful offensive run game to beat the Westlake Rams 47-32 Friday night in a District 4-3A shootout.
DEQUINCY — DeQuincy senior Cooper Hext scored three first-quarter touchdowns and the defense made two red-zone stops as the Tigers held on to beat Vinton 41-38 Friday night.
Sulphur will hit the road this week to try to break its five-game losing streak and get its first road win of the season.
The annual rivalry game between DeQuincy and Vinton isn’t just for bragging rights this year. The game could have a big impact on each team’s power ranking and playoff position when the postseason starts in two weeks.
Westlake is in sole possession of first place in District 4-3A, but the Rams’ final two regular-season games will not be easy with games against St. Louis and Jennings.
MOSS BLUFF — With Sulphur threatening to take the match to a deciding fifth set, Sam Houston came back from a five-point deficit in the fourth set to beat Sulphur 25-17, 25-22, 19-25, 25-20 and win the District 2-I championship on Tuesday.
With Sulphur threatening to take the match to a deciding fifth set, Sam Houston came back from a five-point deficit in the fourth set to beat Sulphur 25-17, 25-22, 19-25, 25-20 and win the District 2-I championship on Tuesday.
MOSS BLUFF — No. 5 Acadiana and Sam Houston combined for 122 points and 1,144 yards in a battle for the top spot in District 3-5A Thursday night at Wayne Hooper Memorial Stadium.
WESTLAKE — Westlake running backs Jasia Simien and Jayden Ross combined to rush for more than 200 yards and the Rams beat Iowa 42-27 on Thursday night at Max Caldarera Stadium.
Barbe’s offense had some slip-ups with three turnovers, but the defense picked up the slack to beat Sulphur 24-21 on Friday at Matt Walker Memorial Stadium.
After getting over the nerves of playing in front of a large crowd and against rival Barbe, Sulphur settled down to win the final two sets Tuesday to win the District 2-I match 26-24, 24-26, 25-20, 25-18.