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Former McNeese State ace Fontenot selected by Texas in MLB draft

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Former McNeese standout pitcher and Ville Platte native Kaleb Fontenot was recently selected by the Texas Rangers in the 21st round of the MLB draft. Fontenot will be playing for the Spokane Indians this summer. (Photo courtesy of McNeese SID)

Former McNeese State University pitcher and Ville Platte native Kaleb Fontenot has had his dream come true this past week, as he was selected in the 21st round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers.

VPGSA all-stars show continued success

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As the all-star season continues along, the Ville Platte Girl’s Softball association teams are showcasing their talents across the region and are continuing to find success in every tournament they have played.

Fontenot selected by Rangers in MLB Draft

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McNeese State senior pitcher Kaleb Fontenot was selected Saturday by the Texas Rangers in the 21st round as the 639th overall pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft. (Photo courtesy of McNeese State Sports Information)

LAKE CHARLES – McNeese State senior and All-Southland Conference starting pitcher Kaleb Fontenot was selected Saturday by the Texas Rangers in the 21st round as the 639th overall pick in the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.

Winning with drama

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As the LSU baseball team came off of the field in their 5-2 regional championship win over Rice, one thought comes to mind; just a typical win for the Tigers this season.

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