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The Louisiana Middle School basketball teams have started their seasons. All of the games are scheduled to be completed by Saturday, Dec. 20 prior to the holiday break. Here are the results so far: Girls 8th grade Palmyra-45 Louisiana-43 The Lady Bulldogs lost the game by two points in the final seconds after a valiant effort on Thursday, Nov. 20. The girls improved on facets like rebounding and pushing the
The Louisiana Bulldogs varsity boys basketball team easily beat the Pleasant Hill Wolves, 75-34, in the first game of the season on Tuesday, Nov. 25. The Lady Bulldogs destroyed Wright City, 46-20 on the road. For the full stories and photos, see the Dec. 3 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.
The Hannibal-LaGrange softball program is happy to announce the signing of Shaylen Noelle Martin from Clarksville. Martin will graduate from Clopton High School this spring. “Shaylen is a great student and has the potential to be a successful softball player at HLGU,” commented Head HLGU Softball Coach Dan Hurst. “We are excited to add her to our program.” Along with consistently being a member of the Clopton High’s A and
They didn’t win medals but three Clopton cross country team members got to run in the state Class 1 meet on Saturday, Nov. 8 at the Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City. Junior Luke Adams placed 90th with a time of 19 minutes and 28 seconds. Senior Daniel Reading placed 113th with a time of 19:48. Freshman Katelynn Hammett placed 121st with a time of 25:52. The Clopton trio
Elsberry High sophomore Brianna Dickens made history this year as the first female student to play on the Clopton/Elsberry IndianHawks football team. Injuries have hampered her playing time on the offensive and defensive lines but she remains undeterred. Dickens has attended school in the Elsberry R-II School District since day one and was already well known to her fellow students due to her participation in softball, basketball and the marching
The Louisiana Bulldogs ended their season on the road against the Monroe City Panthers on Friday, Oct. 24 and suffered a 46-0 shutout. The Bulldogs were 0-10 for the season. Four turnovers by the Bulldogs didn’t help and the Panthers scored 32 points in the first quarter. “Too many mistakes and a lack of consistency really hurt us,” said Louisiana Head Coach Greg Purdum. Monroe City scored on a 22-yard
Football Friday Night Scores: Class 2, District 6 Van-Far 26, Clopton-Elsberry 24 Class 1, District 1 Monroe City 46, Louisiana 0 For full details on these games and the conclusion of the 2014 high school football season for Louisiana and Clopton-Elsberry, see the Wednesday, Oct. 29 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.
Two blocked punts by the Highland Cougars and another bad snap on a punt attempt led to a 29-14 Louisiana Bulldogs loss on Friday, Oct. 17. Louisiana is now 0-9 on the season. The Bulldogs led 14-13 at the half but gave up 16 unanswered points in the second half to let the game get away. “The punting team hurt us and I wasn’t pleased with the way we finished
The Louisiana Lady Bulldogs came close to winning the district softball championship for the second year in a row on Saturday, Oct. 11 but came up just short against Bowling Green. The Lady Bulldogs came in second in the district tournament and ended the year with their heads high and a 13-11 record. Bowling Green-2 Louisiana-1 “We also hit the ball well, but just right to Bowling Green,” said Louisiana