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The Louisiana Bulldogs won the Monroe City Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Dec. 13 and captured the winners plaque. They are: from left, back row, Assistant Coach Matt Smith, R.J. Branham, Alex Windmiller, Abricion Ivey, Taybren Campbell, Zach Richardson and Head Coach Derrick Branstetter. Front row, Elijah Oblinger, Kendon Chatman, Josh Runyon and P.J. Francis.

Louisiana boys capture Monroe City tournament

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 9:47 am

The Louisiana Bulldogs boys basketball team won three games and lost one last week and are now 4-1 for the season. The wins included the championship of the Monroe City Basketball Tournament. That victory was the 100th win for Head Coach Derrick Branstetter, who is in his eighth year leading the Louisiana program. Western-51 Louisiana-46 The Bulldogs had a terrible first half  in a Monday, Dec. 15 home loss to

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  • Louisiana wins in first round of tournament

    Posted on December 9, 2014 at 3:49 pm

    Bulldogs Josh Runyon (10) and Taybren Campbell (3) chase a loose ball during recent action.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs beat the Paris Coyotes, 55-38, in the first round of the Monroe City Basketball Tournament on Monday, Dec. 8. Senior guard  Elijah Oblinger led the Bulldogs with 18 points. “We did not play well,” said Louisiana Head Coach Derrick Branstetter. “We need to do a much better job helping in the post on defense and need to stay under control on offense.  We’ll take the win, but we

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  • Louisiana Bulldogs blast Pleasant Hill in opener

    Posted on December 2, 2014 at 3:41 pm

    Louisiana guard Abricion Ivey lays in two of his game-leading 23 points against the Pleasant Hill Wolves.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs walloped the Pleasant Hill (Ill.) Wolves, 75-34, in the first varsity game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The Bulldogs don’t have much height this year, but they are extremely quick and fast in the open court. With good ball movement, Louisiana was able to score on drives to the basket and from outside. The Bulldogs scored 33 of their points on 11  three-point shots in

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