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Bulldogs discus thrower Drake DeTienne let go a heave of 72 feet, 7 inches during the meet at Pittsfield.

Louisiana tracksters conquer Illinois

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 3:59 pm

Don’t be surprised if you see a sign at the foot of the Champ Clark Bridge soon that says “Louisiana High School track teams forbidden to enter Illinois.” With 13 first-place, four second-place and one third-place finish, the Louisiana High track teams dominated all-Illinois competition at the Tom Johnson Invitational held Wednesday, April 9 at Pittsfield High. The Bulldogs took the first place trophy with 141 points, easily outdistancing runner-up

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  • Hot bats, great pitching result in more victories for powerful Bulldogs

    Posted on April 9, 2014 at 3:53 pm


    Timely hitting and outstanding pitching have produced an 8-1 season record the Louisiana Bulldogs baseball team so far. In last week’s action: Louisiana-27 Clark County-0 This would have been a big score for a football team as the Bulldogs did everything right at home on Monday, April 7 against the Indians. Louisiana erupted for 18 runs in the fourth inning to invoke the 10-run rule for the five inning game.

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  • Clopton track squads win medals at Hannibal

    Posted on April 1, 2014 at 1:06 pm

    The Clopton High School Track team opened the season at the Hannibal Pirate Relays on Saturday, March 29 with a strong showing. For the girls team; sophomore Jaime Denslow medaled third in the 100 meter dash with a time of 14.29 seconds. The 4×100 relay squad medaled third with a time of 56.48, and the 4×200 team medaled third with a time of 1:58.58. Both relay teams are made up

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  • Louisiana Bulldogs baseball team splits in tournament doubleheader

    Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:34 am


    The Louisiana Bulldogs won huge and barely lost in their opening games of the season on Saturday, March 22. The games were played at Louisiana in the opening round of the annual Clarence Cannon Conference Tournament. second round of the tournament is scheduled for Saturday, April 5 at Louisiana. The Bulldogs will play Mark Twain at 9 a.m. and Highland at 1:30 p.m. Macon-2 Louisiana-1 The Bulldogs and the Tigers

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  • Clopton girls season ends with loss to Knox County at sectionals

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 12:19 pm


    Turnovers, poor free- throw shooting and a backcourt height disadvantage all contributed to the Clopton Lady Hawks’ season-ending 69-44 loss to the Knox County Lady Eagles on Wednesday, March 5. It was a tough ending to a good season for the Lady Hawks who won the district championship on their own floor, but lost in the sectional game on a neutral court at Highland High School. Clopton was 22-7 on

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  • Lady Bulldogs, six players make state softball all-academic team

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    he six Lady Bulldogs softball players who made the state all-academic team are, from left, Morgan Murry, Taylor Cunningham, Bailey Wallace, Kaitlyn VanHooser, Samantha Pedersen, and Ashley Martin.

    The Louisiana High School softball team and six members of it have been named to the Missouri High School Fast-Pitch Softball Coaches’ Association Academic All-State Softball Team. The award is available to high school softball teams that have an overall team GPA (grade point average) of 3.3 or better. The 2013 Lady Bulldogs team that won the district tournament qualified. The association also recognizes individuals with an academic award if

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  • Clopton season ends

    Posted on March 5, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    The Clopton Lady Hawks season ended with a 69-44 loss to Knox County on Wednesday, March 5 in sectional play. Clopton got in foul trouble early and paid for it in the second half when the Lady Eagles outscored them 45-16. See the March 12 Louisiana Press-Journal for details.      

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  • Clopton girls win district crown, will play in sectionals at Highland

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:31 pm


    The Clopton Lady Hawks won the Class 2, District 5 championship at home on Friday, Feb. 28 with a convincing win over the South Shelby Ladybirds, 72-47. The Lady Hawks steam rolled the competition in the tournament, beating Louisiana 70-34, in the second round on Wednesday, Feb. 26 and Wellsville in the first round on Monday, Feb. 24, 64-28. It was the third district title in four years for Clopton.

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  • Louisiana Bulldogs lose district title to No. 2 in state Canton Tigers

    Posted on March 4, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Junior guard Kendon Chatman puts up a layup while playing against the Canton Tigers in the district championship game.

      The Louisiana Bulldogs had a tough task to beat the No. 2 state-ranked Canton Tigers on Saturday, March 1 at Clopton High in the Class 2, District 5 championship game and almost did. The Bulldogs played hard but a quick, disciplined and tall Canton squad outrebounded Louisiana and ended its season. Louisiana had a 21-4 record on the season, with the four losses coming on a combined nine points.

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