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The sophomore runs for third at the NSU Pre-State Invitational in her first Baton Rouge girls cross country rankings: Annie Hill on the. East Baton Rouge Metro Cross Country Meet Nov 10, 3M, , th. Catholic High School Cross-Country Invitational Oct 11, Louisiana Governor's Games, Baton Rouge, LA. June 9, Southwestern AAU District Track & Field Meet, Burleson, TX. June 3, . November 8, , NY - Metropolitan AAU XC Championship, Cunningham Park . November.
His teams were always a force to be reckoned with in South Louisiana and at the State Level. After retiring from high school coaching and teaching inCoach Perry served as an assistant track coach at Southern University, where he helped coach the cross country, indoor, and outdoor track teams. During that two year period, the Southern Team won three conference championships.
High School after graduating from Northwestern State University in He coached at Bolton High School from tothen moved to Pineville High School where he built a dynasty from to He took the helm at Alexandria Sr. High in and where he served as coach and later as principal until his retirement last year. He currently is serving as a volunteer assistant coach at Northwestern State University. His Pineville track team won state titles in andand his next two teams were state runner-ups.
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His team won 10 Regional 4A Championships and 11 district titles in track, while capturing 14 District Cross Country crowns. In addition to receiving numerous awards as a teacher, coach, and administrator, Coach Moreau was presented the prestigious Casey Kozminski Award by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association for meritorious service for fostering positive relationships between media and coaches in the state.
His service to various track and field meets and venues are almost too numerous to mention, but here are only a few. Olympics and Senior Olympics. His contributions to high school track and field in Louisiana are significant. Mike established a standard of excellence as his team captured the 5A State Championship and his team finished as State Runner-Up. He served as an official at the and U. Olympic Trials as well as the Olympic Games in Atlanta. InMike began working for the U.
Allie Smith Allie Smith has been coaching in some capacity since Some people only know Allie as a great football coach, which he is.
Allie Smith is all this and more. The coach who nominated Allie put it this way. He was selected as District Coach of the Year 18 times. Allie also coached football at Covington High School from toserving as Head Coach from to He has impacted literally thousands of lives through the young people he has coached and the coaches he has worked with and coached against over the decades. The late Morty Hurston was a long-time resident of Baton Rouge.
He attended Baton Rouge High where he played varsity football. He served 2 stints in the U. Navy, serving on submarines and P. Boats in the Pacific Theatre.
After the war, Morty returned to work at the Esso Exxon refinery where he worked for 42 years. He married Jane Facundus in and together they raised 6 boys. Morty began officiating football in and officiated for 37 years. But it is for his accomplishment in Track and Field that we honor Morty Hurston today.
He was one of the most dedicated officials I have ever known. Cover it like a blanket! In fact, even after his retirement from officiating, he continued to conduct classes for the LHSAA for first year football officials until his untimely death at the age of Ironically, Morty died from injuries suffered while leaving an officiating training he had just conducted.
As his son, Morty Jr. Upon completion of his graduate studies, he accepted a position at E. White Catholic High School in Thibodaux where he started his second cross country program. White team finished 23rd out of 24 teams in their first meet but improved rapidly. Since that time, the LTFCA has recognized over 2, track and cross country athletes for their academic excellence.
In 20 years at Ruston, his athletes have established 39 out of a possible 42 School Records. He has coached six High School National Champions. Dave coached the first Louisiana girl to break If you could only say 1 thing about Dave Anderson, it might be this.
He has done a lot for the sports of Cross Country and Track and Field in our state as well. He served in the U. He also worked in the Adult Education Program. High School and Booker T.
Washington High School, he was the head coach of the Track and Football Teams where his teams won numerous championships. Many of his former players went on to play professionally. After retiring from the school system, he worked in Juvenile Court for Orleans Parish for 25 years.
Winston Burns was a mentor of numerous young men, many of whom he taught and coached, and some who became coaches. Leading by example, he taught his students the value of an education and hard work, and motivated them to succeed in all endeavors and become productive citizens. A sense of fairness and desire to compete was a part of his philosophy.
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Throughout his life, Winston Burns has volunteered his time to numerous community and civic activities, but it is for his contributions to the sport of Track and Field that we honor him today.
He was one of the original organizers of the Liberty Bank Track Meet which attracted athletes from the New Orleans area and throughout the State. He continued to run that meet until Hurricane Katrina.
Leo the Great, and numerous other meets. He is married to Gretta Roque Burns, and they have five children, 13 grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. Mac began officiating while still a college student and continued to do so for over 29 years. He worked on the high school level, officiating football and basketball, for over 17 years.
During that time he officiated 3 state championship football games, 5 Top 28 Tournaments, and 4 Sweet 16 Tournaments. Mac also officiated on the collegiate level in basketball during his teaching career.
Mac was a basketball official for 29 years, 25 of that as an SEC referee. Mac worked several Conference Tournaments and Regional Championships during this time. His responsibilities included oversight of football and basketball officials as well as the sports of Golf, Tennis, Gymnastics, Basketball, Cross Country, and Track and Field.
Greg began teaching at Lacassine High School and has spent the remainder of his career in Calcasieu Parish, serving as a teacher, coach, and administrator.
During his 32 year coaching career, Greg has served in many capacities in football, basketball, track, and cross country. During the first 8 years of coaching, Greg coached voluntarily without pay. They finished as State Runner-Up four times in,and His teams won 12 out of 15 District Championships and finished 2nd the other 3 years. When asked to list his greatest accomplishments, Greg listed three. The first was the opportunity to coach both of his daughters in Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field.
Fifteen of them received athletic scholarships and many others, including his two daughters, received academic scholarships. His third is to have coached at a school that captured 25 State Championships in various sports in 25 years during its existence.
Greg has been married to Ella Jacob Gauthier for 32 years. They are the parents of two daughters, Victoria and Vanessa.2016 California State Cross Country Championships - Boys D1 Race
Greg is also the father of Terrell Perry, and Greg has four grandchildren. During a 7-year span from tohis track teams won 7 District Championships, 7 Regional Championships, 3 State Runner-Up titles, and State Championships in, and His track team qualified athletes in all 18 events at the State Track Meet and placed in 15 of the 18 events. His won every track meet they entered that year including the team Tiger Relays in Thibodaux as well as the State Meet.
Amant, and Dutchtown where he has served in various capacities including track coach, football coach, powerlifting, and strength and conditioning coach. In track and fieldhis throwers have distinguished themselves and he has coached multiple state champions in the shot put and discus. He moved to Baton Rouge Magnet in During that time, he has compiled an amazing record in both sports. Their number one ranking in the State Composite Cross Country Poll for 4 consecutive years is still unmatched.
For the last 9 years, he has conducted the State Cross Country Poll for the state schools, coaches, and newspapers. He has contributed articles to our professional journals and is a frequently sought clinic speaker.
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Paul coached at Loyola University where his teams produced 3 individual conference champions, 5 conference championship teams, and 2 regional championship teams. Three of his teams qualified for Cross Country Nationals along with an additional 19 individuals. Throughout his career, Paul has been an active supporter of the LTFCA in both leadership positions as a former President of our association and working behind the scenes to promote our sports. Paul currently coaches at St. Later, he became the Head Girls Track Coach in The Central Louisiana region and the State of Louisiana in general are better because of it.
In addition to his coaching and teaching responsibilities at Menard, Wally and his wife Becky have hosted a Weekly Youth Prayer Meeting in their home since Jay started the Cross Country at Sumner in with one runner. That runner was Ryan Travis, who ended up running the fastest true mile in Louisiana history with a time of 4: Not a bad beginning. Inhe was awarded the Gernon Brown, Jr.
Memorial Trophy for Best Varsity Athlete. Coach at Jesuit, his alma mater, in Following stints at Jesuit and Carver Jr. High, Keefe arrived at Isidore Newman School where he taught and coached from to His tenure included 15 district championships, 5 district runner-ups, 5 regional championships, and 2 regional runner-ups. Francisville High School incoaching football and basketball.
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After a brief stint in private business, he returned to St. Francisville as the head track and football coach in At that time, he became an administrator at the elementary school. Teams during this era finished as State Runner-Up 8 times. He has coached athletes who have finished in the top three at the State Track Meet in every event. A strong technician in all field events, his specialty is the Pole Vault. Mumford Leake is an outstanding coach, an outstanding individual, and an outstanding ambassador for our Coaching profession.
Al coached football for 10 years from to and track for 34 years from to Each amendment requires two-thirds majority vote to pass. The eligibility proposal comes as a compromise to one voted down a few years ago, in which all middle school students were banned from competing within the LHSAA. Jennings was still underage at the time of that proposal. Her father, Todd Jennings, who also coaches for First Baptist Christian, corresponded with a number of area principals to express his concern. Nine and year-olds compete against each other.
With the current rulesyou potentially could have a year-old athlete playing against a year-old. But cross country coaches want an exemption for their distance runners. John Curtis Coach Chaz Caiado worries that banning fifth and sixth-graders from LHSAA competition may only foreshadow future elimination of seventh and eighth-graders from high school races.
The LHSAA already struggles to field enough teams to award a state cross country championship within each division. Though there is no qualification process to attend the state meet, each division must have representatives from each district. At the championship, Class C needed special permission to host a state championship after only five full teams attended the event.
Five runners are needed for a team to score at a cross country meet. Gabbi Jennings and her sister, eighth-grader Madelyn, took the top two spots in the Class C race.