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Recent articles by Jimmy:

Caddo Magnet’s Settlemire sentenced in student sex case

Former educator receives stiff sentence from Judge Ramona Emanuel → Read More

Caddo Magnet’s Settlemire due for sentencing in student sex case

Possible 7-plus years in prison could be in her future → Read More

Nassar effect: USTA’s Southern 16s can’t stay with Shreveport families

U.S. Olympic requirements mandate a 2-hour course before housing teens → Read More

Caddo Magnet's Settlemire found guilty in student sex case

In a case involving sex, alleged lies, but no videotapes, former Caddo Magnet teacher and coach Sharron Settlemire was found guilty Monday evening of attempted molestation of a juvenile in Caddo District Court trial supervised by Judge Ramona Emanuel. The three-women, three-man jury deliberated about two hours before coming up with the verdict. A poll requested by the Edward Mouton defense team… → Read More

Exclusive: Shreveport’s Independence Stadium sees $1 million-plus improvements

Something big, new and dependable to take visitors to the top → Read More

Cowboys’ Dak Prescott hopes Amari Cooper nets 2,000 yards

Dallas quarterback talks about his mother's influence → Read More

Celebration snapshot: Shreveport Little League wins state title

A team from Shreveport Little League captured first place recently in the 7- to 8-year-old coach pitch division at the Little League State Tournament in Alexandria. All four coaches on the team played in Shreveport Little League as youngsters before playing at different teams in high school. They include Chris Cox (Byrd), Brock Restovich (Byrd), Alexander Mijalis (Captain Shreve) and Travis… → Read More

Professional women’s tennis visits Pierremont Oaks Club

Participants from across the globe to participate in Shreveport → Read More

North Caddo’s Shyne moves to another school

Former Times Coach of the Year returns to his roots → Read More

Parkway’s Knotts claims Times Athlete of the Week

The reigning District 1-5A Pitcher of the Year, Hayden Knotts, received another honor Friday when he was voted the 36th Times Athlete of the Week The talented Knotts received 42 percent of the 37,097 votes cast to total 15,479 votes and lead the online poll. Making a strong run to finish second was North Caddo cheerleader Sarah Prudhomme, who garnered 11,879 votes (32 percent). Also in the… → Read More

The 36th Times Athlete of the Week ballot features 9 athletes

Byrd, Benton, Calvary, Loyola, Green Oaks, Airline, Parkway, Airline representated → Read More

La. Tech’s Skip Holtz recruits Shreveport elementary student

Veteran coach says Tech is having success statewide → Read More

LSU to play La. Tech in Ruston in ‘disaster relief’ game

Louisiana Tech men’s basketball coach Eric Konkol said Friday night he is ecstatic his team will host LSU on Nov. 2 in a “Hoops 4 Disaster Relief” exhibition basketball game benefiting the tornado relief efforts in Ruston. Speaking at the Louisiana Tech Advancement Group's Tech & Tails celebration at the Bossier Civic Center, Konkol said he was grateful for the overture from LSU. Although… → Read More

Calvary’s Locke earns Times Athlete of the Week recognition

Locke becomes third recent Cavalier to win the voting → Read More

The 35th Times Athlete of the Week ballot features 8 schools

10 student-athletes from NW La. schools in the running → Read More

Calvary’s Otzenberger earns Times Athlete of the Week

Benton's Georgia Carroway also makes a good showing → Read More

Evangel is seeking two basketball coaches

Leon and Dawn Neal recently resigned their positions → Read More

DeSoto Parish still interviewing for NDHS coach/AD

Principal position resumes are being accepted through next week → Read More

Cowboys Prescott donates to Kaalas Roots fund

Former Haughton, Mississippi State quarterback gives back → Read More

Benton shooters earn top awards in ALAS state

Complete results of Saturday's event included here. → Read More