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Jamboree time

This past Friday, each of the five Evangeline Parish football teams took to the gridiron to find out if their hard work and dedication paid off, as each club participated in a fall scrimmage.

A coaching legend

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Louisiana High School Hall of Fame coach Dutton Wall (right) poses with former Ville Platte head coach Roy Serie and former Indianapolis Colt head coach Tony Dungy (middle) as they receive an award for the Tee-Cotton Bowl. Wall has close to 50 years of coaching experience. (Photo courtesy of Tim Fontenot)

When you take in the Louisiana high school scene over the past 60 years, many famous names pop up in the coaching ranks.
But, when it comes to other intangibles besides just wins, one name stands above all the others. That name is Marion Dutton Wall.

The next step

A 4-0 start in 2016 had the Sacred Heart Trojans thinking of a deep Divison III playoff run.

Making the drive

Only a few power points separated Ville Platte High from the 2016 playoffs. And, in retrospect, it may have been only been four actual points that kept the Bulldogs from repeating another playoff appearance.

Youth movement

MAMOU -- The most important thing on the Mamou High Demon’s mind this coming football season is to get into the win column.

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