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South Lafourche alleges internet spying on Destrehan/LHSAA may rule Wednesday

South Lafourche high school and the Lafourche Parish School Board are accusing unnamed coaches at Destrehan of spying on the team’s practices via the internet. The school and the school board are asking the LHSAA to order Destrehan to forfeit last Friday night’s 49-24 win at South Lafourche and to discipline coaches involved.

In a statement, the Lafourche Parish School Board said Destrehan coaches viewed South Lafourche practices via the internet service HUDL.

HUDL is a password protected site that allows teams to view their practices and game videos.

Louisiana High School Athletic Association executive director Kenny Henderson said he was aware of the allegations Monday. Henderson said the same day, he sent two assistant commissioners to question Destrehan coaches.

Henderson said because the high school regular season is in week nine,  an expedited ruling is desirable. He said he may rule as early as Wednesday.

The Lafourche Parish school board said “it is the understanding of South Lafourche high school that several of the Destrehan coaches admitted to accessing the account.”

South Lafourche head coach Dennis Skains and Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux could not be reached for comment Tuesday night.

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