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With just a few minutes gone in the fourth quarter, the Louisiana Bulldogs were barely behind the South Shelby Cardinals, 28-21, on Friday, Aug. 29 at Louisiana. And then Cardinals running back Brett Threlkeld ran the same play four times for 191 yards and four touchdowns in a span of less than four and one-half minutes to put the game away. The final score of 50-27 showed that Louisiana has
Final scores: South Shelby-59, Louisiana-27. Clopton-Elsberry-58, North Shelby-0. See the Sept. 3 Louisiana Press-Journal for full coverage.
The Louisiana Bulldogs opened their 2014 football season at home against Bowling Green Friday, Aug. 22 with a 61-yard kickoff return by Cody Brown. It was a hopeful sign of things to come. But the Bulldogs fumbled the ball one minute into the game, the Bobcats scored immediately on a 69-yard long bomb, and the 47-14 Bowling Green rout was on. “I was very disappointed, we didn’t play well at
The inaugural Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament played Friday, Aug. 1 was won by the Shelter Insurance team. Team members Tim Jenkins, Brett Branstetter and D.J. Koester dodged raindrops and won the trophy at the Pike County Country Club. Taking second place was Team Wallace. Team members were Tommy Wallace Jr., Ed Woods and Leroy Perkins. Team Henderson captured third place with members Kelly Henderson,Robert Branstetter and Randell Borrowman.
The inaugural Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held Aug. 1. Sponsors and players are needed. The tournament will be held at the Pike County Country Club with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Businesses or individuals can sponsor individual holes for $100 or one of the contests within the tournament for $150. Each sponsor will have a sign located at its respective sponsorship location. Pre-registration is recommended
Kids In Motion will be having the 7th Annual KIM Golf Scramble Saturday, July 12. This event is sponsored and hosted by McDonald’s and Norwood’s Golf Club. Registration and lunch will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:45p.m. Tee time is set for 1 p.m. Teams will include four people which may consist of men, women, or any combination. The entry fee is $55 per golfer and cash prizes are being awarded. Prizes
Zach Martin plans to continue his career as a student-athlete while studying physical education at MacMurray College next fall. The Louisiana High School Class of 2014 graduate recently signed on to play football at the Jacksonville, Ill. college. “I’m excited to go over there and get to work,” Martin said Friday, June 27. Martin played football for four years for the Louisiana Bulldogs at wide receiver and safety. He was
Tanner Purdum long snaps a football so fast you can literally hear it zipping by. The offensive special teams center for the New York Jets was in Louisiana on Monday, June 23, working out with his dad, Louisiana Head Football Coach Greg Purdum. When Tanner demonstrated his long hikes to a small group on the Bulldogs football field, his dad emulated a punter. He took his rings off before he