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Kevin Hammett slides into home plate with a run during the Hawks big first inning against Montgomery County.

Hawks continue to soar undefeated

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:49 pm

The Clopton Hawks were 7-0 after three wins last week bolstered by good pitching and timely hitting. Clopton-13 Elsberry-3 The Hawks only had to go five innings before invoking the 10-run rule with the home victory on Monday, April 20. Clopton was leading 3-1 at the end of the first inning and then erupted with five runs in the second inning and five more in the third inning. Elsberry had

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  • Louisiana baseball team record goes to 6-4 on year

    Posted on April 14, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    The Louisiana Bulldogs lost two games and won one last week to move their season record to 6-4. A loss to Clopton is in an accompanying story. Elsberry-7 Louisiana-4 The Bulldogs lost at home to the Indians on Monday, April 13. Elsberry scored one run in the third inning and two more in the fourth to make it 3-0. The Indians scored once in the fourth inning, twice in the

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  • Bulldog golfers second at Louisiana tourney

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 10:40 am

    The Louisiana High School (LHS) Bulldogs golf team came in second place at the LHS Bulldog Quad on Wednesday, April 1 at the Pike County Country Club. Palmyra came in first with a collective score of 171 strokes. Louisiana had 184 strokes, followed by Bowling Green with 230 and Van-Far with 243. Noah Wilson was the individual tournament winner with a 39. Louisiana senior Dallas Castagna was second with a

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  • Bulldogs end busy opening week at 3-2

    Posted on April 1, 2015 at 11:13 am

    Pitcher Hank Calvin had a strong outing but Louisiana’s defense let him down.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs squeezed five games in last week between storms to start the season and are now 3-2 on the year. “It’s been a rough stretch, but our defense is getting better and the offense is starting to come along,” said Louisiana Head Baseball Coach Ryan Griffin. “We’re trying to find that perfect lineup.” Louisiana-14 Wellsville-4 The Bulldogs invoked the 10-run rule after six innings and cruised to a

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  • Clopton wins first game, beating Winfield 3-2

    Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm

    Clopton’s Josh Miller (15) tagged the runner out on this rundown between third base and home, preventing a run that could have changed the face of the game.

    The Clopton Hawks decided to start their season a day early at home to dodge a coming storm and won a 3-2 pitching duel against the Winfield Warriors on Monday, March 23. Clopton and Winfield both scored two runs in the second inning. The Hawks managed to scratch out a run in the fifth inning, which held up as the winning tally. Clopton senior right fielder Vince Hollocher made a

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  • LHS girls swim team approved

    Posted on March 17, 2015 at 2:47 pm

    Students seeking an alternative sport got their wish at the Monday, March 16 meeting when the Louisiana R-II School Board voted to start a Louisiana High girls swimming team. “This is a great opportunity for our young women and the school district,” said Superintendent Dr. Richard Basden. “This is history for the school district,” and the first new sports program in many years. Cheerleader Bailey Wallace said she was interested

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  • Clopton Lady Hawks win third place trophy

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 2:05 pm


    The Clopton Lady Hawks came from behind to beat Northeast (Cairo), 54-41 to capture the third place trophy at the state basketball tourney in Columbia on Friday, March 13. For the full story and photos, see the March 18 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.

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  • Clopton thumped 65-15 at state tourney, third place game Friday

    Posted on March 12, 2015 at 4:34 pm

    The Clopton Lady Hawks turned the ball over and fouled too often, leading to a 65-15 thumping by the Crane Lady Pirates at the final four state Class 2 tournament Thursday, March 12 in Columbia. The Lady Hawks will now play for the third place state trophy at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, March 13 at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia against the winner of the Northeast-Cairo game. For full coverage,

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  • Louisiana AD Hendrickson leaving for Iowa job

    Posted on March 12, 2015 at 8:39 am

    Louisiana High School Activities Director Curtis Hendrickson is leaving at the end of the school year and will teach next year in Solon, Iowa. Hendrickson said he wants to be closer to family in Iowa and enjoyed his last five years as the activities director here. For the full story, see the March 18 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.

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