Westside’s winning ways

Written by Joelle Wright on .


The Westside once again showed who is boss as the eight-and-under Westside Black All-Star team claimed the state championship for the third year in a row at the Cal Ripkin state tournament in Luling, La., on Sunday, June 29.


Pierson carries success beyond the court

Written by John Dupont on .


Shantrell Pierson owns a spot among the elite in high school girls’ basketball – yet it’s not how she wants people to remember her.

Skill and coordination played a hand in the success of the 2010 Brusly High School graduate and 2013 alumna of University of Louisiana-Monroe. But it took something much deeper that helped her reach her goals.

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