Soaring higher

Catholic High senior Nicholas Russell returned to the top of the podium Saturday, about 200 yards or so from the spot where he ceded the top spot last spring. At the LSU Field House, just steps off the track at LSU’s Bernie Moore Track Stadium, Russell won the LHSAA Division…

All in the family: Pole-vault phenom Mondo Duplantis signs with LSU track and field team

Considering his family’s athletic background, there was little doubt pole-vaulting phenom Armand “Mondo” Duplantis would attend LSU. The world junior record holder made it official Wednesday, joining the Tigers’ track and field program on the first day student-athletes could sign a national letter of intent with the college of their…

Armand Duplantis Signs With LSU

Armand ‘Mondo’ Duplantis, the best pole vaulter in U.S. high school history, has announced his signing with Louisiana State University. Duplantis announced Wednesday evening via his Instagram his decision. “It’s a family thing,” Mondo said in his post.    Mondo’s father Greg Duplantis, mother Helena, and brother Antoine all went to LSU.  Read More…