The 2020 Directories have been mailed to all current members. All members should have received their directories by this time. Each school was mailed one directory if only one coach is a member. If a school has two or more members, they will receive two directories.
Truett Noris Thorn passed away Sat., Feb. 1st, 2020 at the age of 84 into the loving arms of Jesus. He was a veteran of The United States Air Force, a retired teacher and softball coach for West Monroe High School. He was proud of his softball girls. He was inducted in to LSCA Hall of Fame in 1992, was on the City Council in West Monroe, loved golf and dealing in antiques. After retiring he moved to Baton Rouge to work for The Housing Authority, there he met and married Brenda Dell Gremillion, his wife of 22 years and was a member of Hosanna First Assembly. Truett made many friends everywhere he went. He is preceded in death by his Mother, Olla Reid Thorn, Father, Rev. James Thorn, Brother, Jessie Dale Thorn, and 1st wife, Bennie Sue Thorn. Truett is survived by Step-sons Rodney Gremillion and wife Tammy of Denham Springs, Randall Gremillon and wife Beverly of Baton Rouge, Step- daughters Bonnie Drake and husband Lane of Walker, Darlene Guidry and husband Steven of Denham Springs, 13 Step-Grand children, and 10 Step- Great Grand children. Services to be held at Port Hudson National Cemetery, Zachary, La. on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 1 pm with Air Force military honors. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hosanna First Assembly, 8850 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge, 70806.
LA Softball Coaches Association announces that the Winter Clinic will be held at:
Sports Traction Facility
9222 Burbank Drive,
Baton Rouge, LA 70808.
Speakers and program schedule to be sent out in early January. The clinic is free to all LSCA PAID members.
Reminder that dues must be paid by December 9th to have your name appear in the coaches directory which will be available at the clinic.
With the new school year underway, the LSCA website has been updated with the latest information available on important dates, updated forms, updated coaches information, updated softball information and listing for the new executive committee except All Star Selection Committee. The All Star committee will be selected at the upcoming Executive committee meeting to be held September 11, 2029. If you see anything needing updating, corrections and/or omissions feel free to contact Bennie Daigle at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the July LHSCA Convention the LSCA membership elected new officers for the 2019-2021 years. The Executive officers serve two year terms. The following Executive officers were elected:
Wade Strother – Southwood Amy Pitre – St Amant
Andria Waguespack – St. Thomas More Baylee Shephard – Evangel
Treasurer At-Large Member
Tiffany Wood – Calvary Baptist Brad Woodard – Tioga
Past President At-Large Member
Thad Dickey – Beau Chene Kristal Franklin – Hackberry
CLASS NAME SCHOOL
5A Amy Daigle West Monroe
4A Greg Swearengin Northwood (SH)
3A Ashley Applegate University High
2A Gary Cooper Lakeside
1A Lauren Doucet Catholic – PC
B Brandon Cedus Oak Hill
C Angie Little Hackberry
The LSCA/LHSCA Softball All Star weekend got started today – Friday. Game 1 started with the first pitch being thrown out by long time Hall of Famer – Kristal Franklin. The game ended in a 6-6 tie and Shelby Brown of Calvary Baptist was voted MVP of the game. See attached pictures of East and West All Stars and coaches..
The LSCA/LHSCA Softball All Star weekend continued on Saturday with the All Star Banquet and Game 2. The All Star Banquet featured the induction of Angie Little of Hackberry into the LSCA Hall of Fame. Felicia Hailey was presented the LSCA Distinguished Service Award. The two LSCA scholarship winners were: Kelly Russo of Central Catholic and Rylie Candella of Centerville High School.
Game 2 started with the first pitch being thrown out by new Hall of Fame inductee – Angie Little of Hackberry. The game ended with the East winning by a score of 10-9 and Briahna Bennett of Alexandria was voted MVP of the game.
The LHSAA has released a new link to the 2018 General Softball Bulletin. The link that was on the site was not working. The General Softball Bulletin can be viewed at:
The bulletin contains information about the following:
SPORTSMANSHIP PAGE 2
GENERAL INFORMATION PAGES 3-5
DISTRICT SCHEDULING MEETING AND PRACTICE REGULATIONS PAGE 6
INSTRUCTIONS FOR TAKING MANDATORY ONLINE RULES CLINIC PAGE 8
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ENTERING SOFTBALL SCHEDULES INTO THE LHSAA MEMBER SITE PAGES 9-10
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ENTERING PLAYED GAMES PAGE 11
CONFIRMING A GAME PAGE 12
EDITING PLAYOFF BRACKETS PAGES 13-14
ENTERING PLAYOFF GAME RESULTS PAGE 15
LHSAA SPONSORS PAGE 16
March 5, 2018 Deadlines for Nominations for Scholarships, All-Stars, Hall of Fame and Distinguished Service Nominations
Several deadlines are approaching. Deadlines for nominations for Scholarship, All-Stars, LSCA Hall of Fame and LSCA Distinguished Service are march 5, 2018.
For Scholarships go to this link: https://www.lasoftball.net/scholarship-information/
For All-Stars go to this link: https://www.lasoftball.net/all-star-nomination-selection-process/
For LSCA Hall of Fame go to this link: https://www.lasoftball.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/LSCA-HALL-OF-FAME-FORM-Updated-9.14.17.pdf
For LSCA Distinguished Service Award go to this link: https://www.lasoftball.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/LSCA-Distinguished-Service-Form-Updated-9.14.17.pdf
If you have any questions, you can contact Bennie Daigle at email@example.com