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Ville Platte native joins collegiate coaching ranks

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Former Sacred Heart pitching standout, Logan Hebert, ended her first season as a coach on the collegiate level. Hebert is the pitching coach for the LSU-A Lady Generals. (Photo courtesy of Town Talk)

BY: TRACEY JAGNEAUX
Sports Editor

Dream season on track

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Ville Platte native and Pine Prairie grad Simone Johnson holds the three gold medals she won at the Southland Conference Track & Field meet last month. Johnson graduated from McNeese State in May and is planning to run track next year for the school as she pursues her master’s degree. (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)

BY: TRACEY JAGNEAUX
Sports Editor

Fontenot continues pitching success with Pokes

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McNeese State University and former Sacred Heart Trojan Kaleb Jon Fontenot dishes another pitch to the plate.

Former Sacred Heart High school standout, Kaleb Jon Fontenot, has racked up a pretty successful season so far on the baseball diamond for the McNeese Cowboys. As of Thursday, Fontenot has accumulated an overall record of 7-3 in 14 appearances on the hill for the Pokes in 2015.

Cajuns and Rebels square off Saturday at the Tigue

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For the first time in school history, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette baseball team will host a NCAA Super Regional. The Cajuns (57-8) will host the Ole Miss Rebels (43-18), the winner of the Oxford Regional.

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