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No. 7 North Caddo upsets No. 2 Lake Arthur

Lake Arthur senior Sarah Guidry (24) congratulates freshman Jamara Levy (1) after forcing a crucial turnover late in the Lady Tigers’ upset loss to North Caddo.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Defending 2A state champion North Caddo junior guard Jasmine Thomas used a tough 28-point outing and big night from her supporting cast to lead the No. 7-ranked Lady Rebels past the No. 2 Lady Tigers 61-55 and roll on to Burton Coliseum to face No. […]

Back to Burton

The Lacassine Lady Cardinals survived a challenge from upstart Anacoco last night in Juneau Gymnasium, but weathered the storm to secure their fourth straight trip to Burton Coliseum and the Top 28. 
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No. 2 Lacassine defeats No. 7 Anacoco, punches ticket to  Marsh Madness By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LACASSINE – There are not a lot of sure things anymore. But for the better part of a decade, there have been three assurances for fans of Lacassine: death, taxes and the Lady Cardinals going to […]

Guidry instilling passion in LAHS softball

From left: Hannah Young, Cassidy Woods, head coach Myra Guidry and Ava Suire have their sights set firmly on leaving L.A.’s troubled softball past in the rearview.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – “We are going to play the game with passion and play it with pride. We may not be the most talented team out there, but we will play hard,” is how first-year Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) softball head coach Myra Guidry explained the outlook […]

Lady Tigers defense dominates in win

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By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer ALEXANDRIA – In football there is an axiom that speed kills. The Lake Arthur Lady Tigers proved that saying can be transferred to basketball, as they used a tenacious defense and outstanding quickness to easily overcome the Menard Lady Eagles by a 58-25 score in the regional round […]

Lady Cardinals soar past Hathaway

Sophomore Paige Troutman looks on as the Lacassine Lady Cardinals run away with the second-round playoff game.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LACASSINE –  The Lacassine High School (LHS) Lady Cardinals inched one step closer to a berth in the LHSAA Top 28 Monday night, defeating the Hathaway High School (HHS) Lady Hornets in a Jeff Davis Parish Class B playoff showdown. The Lady Cardinals used the scoring trio of […]

Hounds cap regular season with 57-point win

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds overcame a slow start and first-half shooting struggles Friday night, scoring 52 points in the second half of their contest with visiting DeQuincy, to close their regular season campaign with an 87-30 win on senior night.

One Down

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L.A. overcomes slow start for big win in first round By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – For the first quarter of last night’s 2A playoff battle between the No. 2-seeded Lake Arthur Lady Tigers and No. 31 St. James Lady Wildcats, it appeared as though Lady Tiger fans were in for […]

Midland ladies aim to revamp playoff past

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor MIDLAND – Midland High School is known for being a traditional basketball power in Class B, with numerous state titles and deep playoff runs in the school’s history. However, the past decade has brought a new, less illustrious tradition for the Lady Rebels program: falling in the second […]

No. 2 Lake Arthur set to host No. 31 St. James

For Lake Arthur, a strong late-season run and district title left a great deal to celebrate and culminated in a No. 2 seed for their upcoming playoff run, which begins Thursday night when No. 31 St. James comes to town.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor LAKE ARTHUR – After spending the majority of this season as the No. 1-ranked team in 2A, the No.2-seed Lake Arthur Lady Tigers basketball team will embark Thursday evening on the perilous journey that is a potential return to Burton Coliseum, when they welcome in No. 31 St. […]

Dogs close regular season

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JHS claims 59-58 win over S. Beau By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings senior point guard Draylan Perkins scored 27 points and Travis Etienne Jr. tallied 15 points of his own to lead the Jennings Bulldogs over the visiting South Beauregard Golden Knights on senior night yesterday in Gaudet Gym 59-58.

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