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Lori Lyons (2023)

Behind the Glory



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-10-19

Duration: 00:13:00

Subjects: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame | Journalists | Sports


  • Rollins, Lyn Host
  • Lecoq, Christopher Producer
  • Lyons, Lori Interviewee
  • Luquet, Marty Interviewee
  • Partsch, Raymond, III Interviewee
  • Trahan, Ken Interviewee


This episode of the series “Behind the Glory” from October 19, 2023, features Lyn Rollins’ interview with Lori Lyons, a 2023 winner of the Distinguished Service Award in Sports Journalism at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame. Lyons, a native of Houma, worked as the sports reporter for the River Parishes Bureau of the Times-Picayune newspaper in New Orleans and served as the president of the Louisiana Sports Writers’ Association. She discusses: having no female role models in sports writing; covering high school sports in the River Parishes; and teaching journalism at Riverside Academy in Reserve. This episode also includes a profile of Lyons’ career, including interviews with: Marty Luquet, her husband and a high school coach; Raymond Partsch, III, president of the Louisiana Sports Writers’ Association; and Ken Trahan, Crescent City Sports.