NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) — With Friday Night Football’s 31st season in full swing, WGNO is your headquarters as coaches from all across the country have their eye on the nation’s No. 1 prospect: Arch Manning.

The Isidore Newman Greenie has entered his final year of sports and we are your headquarters for all things highlights, resources, and fun features.

Check out our archive of Arch highlights starting from his early days at Newman, and be sure to check out new highlights every Friday night during the season for Friday Night Football on WGNO.

On the Gridiron: Highlights

FNF: University Lab handles Newman, 49-13 (Nov. 2022)

Following the game, Newman head coach Nelson Stewart and quarterback Arch Manning spoke with media about the loss and the future Texas Longhorn’s senior season as seen in the WGNO Sports media player below:


FNF: Newman takes down Sophie B. Wright 57-19 to advance to Louisiana state quarterfinals (Nov. 2022)


FNF: Newman rally falls short, drops regular-season finale to St. Charles Catholic, 17-13 (Nov. 2022)


FNF: Manning leads Newman to 41-12 win over MLK Charter (Oct. 2022)

FNF: Newman corrals Cajuns, 31-14 (Oct. 2022)


FNF: Newman takes down Belle Chasse, 23-20 (Oct. 2022)


FNF: Newman defeated Pearl River, 52-22 (Sept. 2022)


FNF: Undefeated Newman falls to Many 25-17 (Sept. 2022)


Newman wins 54-52 shootout with Benton (Sept. 2022)


Newman ends homecoming with 42-20 victory over Riverside Academy (Sept. 2022)


Newman defeated Hahnville, 35-14, to open the 2022 prep season (Sept. 2022)


Highlights of Friday’s jamboree action between De La Salle and Newman featured on WGNO’s Friday Night Football, presented by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.


Newman head coach Nelson Stewart is not concerned about the final score of last week’s scrimmage against Holy Cross.


Newman quarterback Arch Manning kicked off tonight’s scrimmage with a 67-yard pass to Anthony Jones, but from that point on Holy Cross’s size, athleticism, and depth would take over.


If you think you are happy, you’re not as happy as Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian.

Arch Manning, the nation’s top recruit in the Class of 2023, committed to Texas Thursday morning, announcing the news on social media.

The Newman quarterback will not have a press conference, nor apparently do interviews, anytime soon.


Fireworks continued in Uptown New Orleans two days after the Fourth of July as the weekly summer 7-on-7 prep football series concluded at Isidore Newman’s Michael Lupin Field on Wednesday evening.

But these were pyrotechnics of a pigskin nature as Newman’s Arch Manning, Warren Easton’s Keddrick Connelly and Brother Martin’s Clayton Lonardo lit up the sky with a few bombs of their own. (Senior Season, July 2022)


Arch Manning and his Newman Greenies hosted its weekly 7-on-7 summer series at Michael Lupin Field in Uptown New Orleans on Wednesday evening. However, the first games between Newman-Warren Easton and Booker T. Washington-Brother Martin had to be called with 10 minutes remaining due to lightning. (Senior Season, June 2022)


The positive fallout continues for Texas football since Arch Manning committed last Thursday.

Since, nine players have committed to the Longhorns, including three in ESPN’s top 300 in the class of 2023.

The latest to commit is the 43rd-ranked player in the country, wide receiver Johntay Cook from Desoto, Texas.


Uptown New Orleans on a Wednesday night can only mean one thing this summer, high school 7-on-7 football at Isidore Newman’s Michael Lupin Field.

With Pro Football Hall-of-Fame quarterback and former Greenie Peyton Manning looking on from the sideline, along with brother Cooper and Eli, and father Archie Manning from the press box, Newman once again hosted Warren Easton, West Jefferson and Brother Martin on Week 3 of the weekly prep series. (Senior Season, June 2022)


Arch Manning was throwing dimes in Uptown New Orleans on Wednesday night as the Newman Greenies once again played host to a weekly 7-on-7 football series at Michael Lupin Field. Participating teams included Warren Easton, Brother Martin, West Jefferson and Booker T. Washington. (Senior Season, June 2022)


Arch Manning and the Newman Greenies lit it up at the LSU 7-on-7 tournament in Baton Rouge last Friday before the event was called due to weather (Senior Season, June 2022)


Isidore Newman hosts 7-on-7 series at Michael Lupin Field (Senior Season, June 2022)


FNF: Lafayette Christian bounces Newman from postseason two years straight (Junior Season, November 2021)


FNF: Newman turns out the lights on the Knights of Episcopal-Baton Rouge, 37-6 (Junior Season, November 2021)


FNF: Berkeley Prep tops Newman, 49-24 (Junior Season, 2021)


Stout defense, late-game heroics help St. Charles Catholic in 12-7 win over Newman (Junior Season, 2021)


FNF: Newman impresses with big win over Fisher (Junior Season, 2021)


FNF: Manning leads Newman over Pearl River, 59-7 (Junior Season, 2021)


FNF: Newman downs Country Day, 49-21 (Junior Season, 2021)


Highlights: Newman scrimmages Holy Cross Thursday Night (Junior Season, 2021)


FNF: Newman vs Riverside (Sophomore Season, 2020)


Preview: St. Thomas Aquinas vs. Newman (Sophomore Season, 2020)


Newman, Manning impressive in 55-22 win over Booker T. Washington on national TV (Sophomore Season, 2020)


Highlights: Newman improves to 2-0 on the season with 27-7 win over Country Day (Sophomore Season, 2020)


FNF Week 1 Best Player: Newman QB Arch Manning (Sophomore Season, 2020)


Newman’s offense rolls in 2020 opener behind Arch Manning’s 6 scores (Sophomore Season, 2020)


FNF: Newman football eager to get on the field in 2020 (Sophomore Season, 2020)


PREVIEW: East Jeff hosts Newman Thursday night (Sophomore Season, 2020)


Thursday Night Classic: St. Charles Catholic, 28 Newman 27 (Freshman Season, 2019)

The Road to Recruitment

Arch-ed’ Eyebrows: College Coaches flock to Newman (May 2022)

Has Arch Manning narrowed his list of schools? His high school coach says… (March 2022)

Sports Zone: Zion’s future, Arch Manning’s decision & UNO football (February 2022)

Video: Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club Year-End Awards Banquet (December 2021)

OFF THE FIELD: Newman punches ticket to Division III title game with 70-51 win over STA (March 2022)

ED-itorial: Expect recruitment of Arch Manning to intensify (June 2021)

Sports Zone Podcast: Pelicans, Saints, and Manning – Oh my! (May 2021)

A Family Affair

Allstate Sugar Bowl Announces This Week’s Manning Award Futures (November 2021)

Arch Manning to attend Uncle Eli’s jersey retirement ceremony in Oxford for LSU-Ole Miss rivalry game (October 2021)

Newman QB Arch Manning discusses football, family on WGNO Sportszone (July 2020)

Allstate Sugar Bowl Announces Manning Award Watch List (July 2020)

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