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Albany High School
P.O. Drawer 1090
City: Albany, LA 70711
Mascot: Hornets | School Colors: Maroon And White | District: 8-3A
Football coach and team information
Head coach and years at school:
Brad Ficklin 6th season
Head Coach School Record:
Coach's Overall Record:
Last Years Record:
2011: 5-5
Previous Championships:
Base Offense:
Base Defense:
More football team information

Assistant Coaches:
Sammie Lacara, Mark Thompson, Mike Janis

Returning Starters:
Offense: 3 Defense: 7

TE Elijah Callahan (6-1, 185, Jr.), *SE Tanner House (5-10, 155, Jr.), OT Roger Murphy (5-11, 205, Soph.), OG Dennis Lavergne (5-10, 265, Jr.), *C Dakota Arnold (5-10, 260, Sr.), OG Kain Lemons (5-8, 255, Sr.), OT Zachary Dennis (6-0, 280, Soph.), *QB Louis Sansovich (6-0, 170, Sr.), RB Branson Nicolosi (5-9, 160, Sr.), RB Dalton Roach (6-0, 175, Sr.). RB Anthony Love (6-0, 150, Sr.)

*DE Dennis Lavergne (5-10, 265, Jr.), DE Kain Lemons (5-8, 255, Jr.), *DT Dakota Arnold (5-10, 260, Sr.), *LB Dalton Roach (6-0, 175, Sr.), LB Elijah Callahan (6-1, 185, Jr.), LB Kyle Thompson (5-10, 170, Jr.), LB Tyler Smith (5-10, 170, Soph.), *DB Justin Luccia (5-10, 160, Sr.), *DB Tanner House (5-10, 155, Jr.), *DB Branson Nicolosi (5-9, 160, Sr.), *DB Louis Sansovich (6-0, 170, Sr.)

Albany (8-3A) Football Schedule
Game Date
Jefferson, Thomas 
Fr-Sep 06, 13 
W (1-0-0) 
37 - 7
St. Thomas Aquinas 
Fr-Sep 13, 13 
L (1-1-0) 
8 - 35
Fr-Sep 20, 13 
L (1-2-0) 
27 - 44
Fr-Sep 27, 13 
W (2-2-0) 
26 - 6
Christian Life 
Fr-Oct 04, 13 
L (2-3-0) 
34 - 55
Sumner, Jewel 
Fr-Oct 11, 13 
W (3-3-0) 
22 - 21
Fr-Oct 18, 13 
L (3-4-0) 
7 - 14
Fr-Oct 25, 13 
L (3-5-0) 
0 - 48
Fr-Nov 01, 13 
L (3-6-0) 
7 - 30
Fr-Nov 08, 13 
L (3-7-0) 
22 - 55
AREA PREP SOFTBALL REPORT FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 15 Rain washed away the entire prep softball schedule from Baton Rouge to New Orleans to the Bayou region Monday.On the North Shore, the 8-4A contest between Pearl River and St. Scholastica got underway and the Rebels had taken a 2-0 lead into the b... [Read More...]

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SSA, ALBANY GIRLS ADVANCE FROM KENNER BI-REGIONAL Fifth-seeded St. Scholastica overcame a 7-1 deficit to defeat top-seeded Central of Baton Rouge, 15-12, and advance to the semifinals of the state girls’ bowling tournament Thursday at AMF All Star Lanes in Kenner.After pulling within 10-6 heading into the third  game, the Doves won four of six matches in the final game by enough of a margin to overcome a 68-pin deficit in total pins. The final overall pinf... [Read More...]

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UNBEATEN SQUADS LEAD LOCAL PLAYOFF FIELDS Unbeaten Brother Martin (12-0) is the top-seed for the New Orleans Regional Prep Bowling Tournament set for AMF All-Star Lanes Thursday beginning at 1:30 p.m.The Crusaders enjoy a first round bye before facing the winner of the match pitting eighth-seed St. Thomas Aquinas against ninth-seed Bonnabel at 3:30 p.m. The Falcons and Bruins square off at 1:30 p.m.Second-seed Jesuit (11-1) also has a bye in the opening round... [Read More...]

DOVES FINISH STRONG FOR WIN St. Scholastica downed Albany 18-9 at Tiffany Lanes in Mandeville on Tuesday.Things did not start well for the Doves as the Hornets took game one 7-1. St. Scholastica then turned it on and took game two 8-0 before winning game three 7-1 and claiming the three bonus points for winning total pins.Lindsay Wipperling topped the Doves with a 186 game as part of a 471 series. Olivia Lapuyade added a 172 game while Megan Bounds shot a 170. [Read More...]

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AREA PREP BOWLING REPORT FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 In the Baton Rouge area Prep Bowling League, Runnels remained unbeaten in boys league play with a 21-6 victory over St. Michael at AMF All-Star Lanes.Drake Fromenthal led the Raiders with a 459 series while Jordan Johnson shot a 191 game. Bennett Smith fired a 188 game for the Warriors.With the win, Runnels moved to 3-0 while St. Michael fell to 0-3 with the loss.In girls action, Albany remained unbeaten ... [Read More...]

AREA PREP BASKETBALL RECAP FOR SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1 Brother Martin remained unbeaten on the season with a 78-42 victory over Chalmette at Conlin Gymnasium.The Crusaders jumped out to a 21-6 lead after one quarter and gradually pulled away for an easy victory.Tennessee signee Jordan Cornish pumped in 25 points to lead the way for the Crusaders while Logan Mancuso added 14. Malik Blaise topped Chalmette with 10 points.With the win, Brother Martin improved to ... [Read More...]

PLAYOFFS OPEN THURSDAY St. Paul's and Covington each posted wins in their final regular season district games Wednesday to share the 6-5A district title.The Wolves handled Fontainebleau 9-2 to claim their share of the crown. St. Paul's broke open a close game with six runs in the sixth inning to pick up the win.Logan Trent went four innings, pitching out of trouble frequently, to get the win for St. Paul's. Carlo Graffeo came on and shut the door, p... [Read More...]

RUMMEL, JESUIT, BM, ALBANY, AOL, SSA READY FOR PLAYOFFSCO-ED BRACKETGIRLS BRACKETTop-seeds Rummel and Albany continue their quests for state bowling championships at the LHSAA bi-regional playoffs at All-Star Lanes in Baton Rouge Thursday.The defending state champion Raiders have won 29 straight matches and they will face the winner of the 11 a.m. match pitting ninth-seed Brother Martin and eighth-seed Scotlandville in the co-ed competition. The winner takes o... [Read More...]

TEAMS HEAD TO THE STATE CAPITAL TO DECIDE CHAMPIONSDefending state champion Rummel has been awarded with the top seed for the upcoming bi-regional boys/co-ed state bowling event, slated for Baton Rouge on Thursday, April 4 at All-Star Lanes.That is the good news for the 11-0 Raiders, winners of 29 consecutive matches. The bad news is that they face possible rematches with Brother Martin and Jesuit. The three teams were placed on the same side of the bracket, which includes... [Read More...]

SEEDINGS AND MATCHUPS LISTED With seedings set, the Boys Prep Bowling Playoffs open Monday in the New Orleans and Baton Rouge areas.At AMF All-Star Lanes in Kenner, eighth-seed Chalmette faces ninth-seed Holy Rosary at 1:25 p.m. in the play-in match with the winner to face unbeaten top-seed and defending state champion Rummel at 3:25 p.m.In other matches Monday afternoon in Kenner, second-seed Holy Cross, which won its Division II locally, will take on seventh-see... [Read More...]

LSWA CLASS 3A ALL-STATE BASKETBALLBy Cody FutrellWritten for the LSWAAfter a year in which both basketball state champions in Class 3A came out of District 2, the league also swept the top awards on the 2013 Louisiana Sports Writers Association's Class 3A All-State team.Rayville High won its first Class 3A girls championship, while Carroll High beat fellow 2-3A member Farmerville High in the 3A boys title game. Farmerville guard Xairius Larry and coach Jo... [Read More...]

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