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Blue wall

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VILLE PLATTE – Most of the year the play of the Sacred Heart Trojan offensive unit has been getting all of the headlines. After all, the Trojans came into week nine averaging 37.8 points per game and had scored 40 points or more in five of the eight previous contests.

Bulldogs handle Lions; pick up much needed win

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Ville Platte High running back Eligia Charles (3) stiff arms a Kinder defensive player in order to pick up additional yards in a game played earlier this season. Ville Platte defeated Ascension Christian Friday night 33-0. (Gazette photo by Nick Jagneaux)

GONZALES -- In a weather shortened game, the Ville Platte High Bulldogs scored all of the points necessary in the first one and a half quarters, as they rolled past the Ascension Christian Lions 33-0 here Friday night.

Basile squeaks by Grand Lake 16-14

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GRAND LAKE – When the game between the Basile Bearcats and Grand Lake Hornets was moved to Thursday night on a day’s notice, because of the impending weather situation, Basile head coach Kevin Bertrand hoped that his team would be able to handle the quick move and play with as much intensity as t

Mamou loses to league leader Church Point; drops to 1-8

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CHURCH POINT – Injuries and youth are not a good combination when a team is trying to beat the district leader late in the season.
Unfortunately, the Mamou Demons had to find that out the hard way, as they fell to the Church Point Bears here Friday night by the final score of 53-8.

Keeping pace

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If you would have looked at the Basile High win/loss record after the first four games of the 2017 campaign, you might have said it was going to be a long season for the Bearcats as they stood 1-3 overall.


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