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Indians fall to Knights in 40-36 shootout

ELTON-The first week of high school football season brought great joy to many people with Jennings, Welsh and Lake Arthur all notching blowout victories in their first games. The Elton Indians, though, received heartbreak instead, falling to Lafayette Christian in a close bout 40-36. “We knew heading into the game that stopping LCA’s quarterback would […]

Ground and Pound: Lake Arthur smashes Hamilton 44-12 behind 381 yards rushing


Run, Forest, run! The Lake Arthur Tigers got a big win over the Hamilton Christian Warriors in a contest that proved to be all about the running game. Friday night at Jack Doland Memorial Stadium in Lake Arthur, the  Tigers and coach Mark Deshotel exerted their dominance on the first possession of the night and […]

Indians open season against improved LCA

ELTON – After having to live through what seemed like a never-ending offseason and getting just a taste of football through scrimmages and jamborees, high school football season is finally here. With the regular season finally here, the Elton Indians will host their first regular season opponent in their home opener against the visiting Lafayette […]

All eyes on Etienne


The Jennings Bulldogs open the 2016 high school football season tonight against the Kinder Yellow Jackets with high hopes for a successful season. The Dogs are facing an opponent that has won two out of the last three state titles in Class 2A, and finished as the state runner-up the other, however another story resides […]

Dogs looking to start fast against Trojans

IOTA- The Iota High School Bulldogs open their 2016 season with high hopes of improving on their 1-9 mark from a year ago, and it all begins on the road against the 1A Sacred Heart Trojans Friday night. The Bulldogs topped the Trojans in Iota last season by a final of 30-22 in overtime for […]

Rematch: Tigers ready to battle Warriors once again

LAKE ARTHUR- The Lake Arthur Tigers are set to open their 2016 season at home against the Hamilton Christian Warriors from the friendly confines of Jack Doland Stadium Friday night. According to Lake Arthur head coach Mark Deshotel, the matchup between the two teams should be an exciting one. “Hamilton has some great coaches and […]

Showdown in J-Town: Jennings, Kinder tangle to open 2016 season

It’s the night everyone has been waiting for- the kickoff to the 2016 football season, and what better way to start it than at Jerry Simmons Stadium on a Thursday night with two of the top football teams in the area squaring off. The game has a host of different storylines written in before the […]

Hounds defense bracing for unorthodox Mustangs

WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds will open the 2016 gridiron season remembering last year’s season opener against the same team as this year, the Avoyelles Mustangs, a class 3-A playoff team from last season. With a stellar team, the Hounds had to fight all the way to the end to escape with a 50-38 win. […]

Chasing History

JHS running back Travis Etienne will attempt to break the school rushingrecord Thursday night when the Dogs face Kinder. Etienne needs only 38 yards to take over the top spot at JHS.

Flexing their muscles: Jackets top Oberlin, Oakdale in Allen Parish Jamboree


OAKDALE – The Kinder Yellow Jackets looked close to being in mid-season form Friday night as they blasted Oberlin and Oakdale in the Allen Parish Jamboree. The Jackets hammered Oberlin 27-0 in their opening contest, which consisted of only a single 15-minute period, then punished Oakdale 21-0 in the second. Kinder’s vaunted defense allowed only […]

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