Trey Mongrue is a Baton Rouge, LA native. He joined WLBT/WDBD in August of 2019 as sports director.
A graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University and Catholic High School, Trey began his journalism career at 18-years-old as a beat writer for LSU and high school sports. He has covered multiple College World Series, a (now-defunct) BCS National Championship Game and everything in between.
After multiple years of working in print, television, and radio, Trey made the jump to broadcast news full-time in 2015 as the weekend sports anchor at the NBC-affiliate in Monroe, LA. From there, he moved over to the gray station in Alexandria, LA as sports director.
When not at the station, chances are that you will find Trey on a golf course or soccer field somewhere. A sports fan from birth, he supports the Atlanta Braves, New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, FC Barcelona, Manchester City, and the United States Soccer Team. He also likes to attempt cooking from time to time.
Trey is excited to become a part of the Jackson community. Feel free to chat if you see him out in the area
For a second straight Saturday in mid-November, Robinson-Hale Stadium will be overrun with Patriots as Madison-Ridgeland Academy and Jackson Prep get set to battle it out for the MAIS football state championship in Class 6A.
A double-double from Ameshya Williams against her old team was not enough as the No. 10 Mississippi State women’s basketball team took an early lead and never looked back, toppling Jackson State, 92-53, in what was the first game between the two teams held at the Williams Assembly Center.
Wayne Brent is a subscriber to the age old theory that defense wins championship. But even the JSU men’s basketball coach knows that how well you defend your opponent doesn’t much matter if you cannot make them pay on the other end.
Holding on to a three-point lead in the second overtime against Prairie View A&M, C.J. Anderson became the latest hero for Jackson State. The senior defensive tackle came through with a blocked field goal to secure a 38-35 win over the Panthers for JSU’s second SWAC victory of the season.
It was last season that Jackson Prep and Madison-Ridgeland Academy treated high school football fans to theater. A thrilling back-and-forth affair in the AAAA Division I state title game saw JP hoist the trophy in the end with a 33-27 victory. Now the two Patriots are set to square off again, and wh