March madness kicks off early in Lafayette, which will once again host
the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Top 28 boys’ high
school basketball tournament. LHSAA has just released the brackets for
the tournamentt. Acadiana teams looking to make the cut
this year include Lafayette
High, which survived yesterday’s overtime scare against Brother Martin. Ranked as a No. 2 seed, Lafayette High represents the
best chance of having a team make the 5A class finals in more than 20
Other Acadiana teams vying for state titles include Northside and
High Schools, No. 5 and No.6 seeds in the 4A division. Catholic High of
Iberia is a No. 5 seed in the 3A division. And in the smaller Class B
Episcopal School of Acadiana makes the tournament as a No. 6 seed. Click here to view the complete brackets. The Top 28 tournament kicks off Monday,
March 3 at the Cajundome. Tickets are $9 per person, per session, and can be
purchased at the Cajundome box office.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.
Philip deMahy Sr., a once respected New Iberia ad exec, was sentenced May 2 to spend the next two years (he faced up to 100 years) in a state penitentiary after state and federal investigators found dozens of images depicting children engaged in lewd sexual acts on his personal computer.