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The Louisiana Bulldogs who competed at the state meet are: from left, Denise Blackwell, Janel Lindsay, Abricion Ivey and Gabe Henderson.

Three Bulldogs make all-state in track & field

Posted on May 27, 2015 at 8:46 am

Three Louisiana Bulldogs made all-state at the Class 2 Missouri track championship on Friday and Saturday, May 22-23 and junior Denise Blackwell won first place in the 300 meter hurdles. Blackwell ran the race in 46.89 seconds to capture the first place medal. It was a personal best for her and just a bit slower than the Louisiana school record of 46.3. Blackwell also received all-state honors by placing 10th

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  • District champions!

    Posted on May 22, 2015 at 1:02 am

    The Class 2, District 5 2015 champion Louisiana Bulldogs posed with their winning plaque on Thursday, May 21 at South Shelby High. They are: from left, front row, Hunter Feldewerth, Dylan Noah, Dallas Castagna, Hank Calvin, Lane Rule. Back row, Assistant Coach Matt Smith, Clayton Alspaw, Zach Richardson, Spencer Brown, Collin Stark, Justin Lenz, Josh Runyon, Brandon Holland and Head Coach Ryan Griffin.

    With the bases loaded and the winning run at the plate, it looked like the Clopton Hawks might come  from behind to beat the Louisiana Bulldogs for the third time in a row this year at the Class 2, District 5 championship game on Thursday, May 21. But that’s when senior Louisiana pitcher Hank Calvin was handed the ball to get one batter and save the district crown game. Calvin

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  • Louisiana golfers at state tourney

    Posted on May 20, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Dallas Castagna lines up a putt during a match against Elsberry earlier this season at the Pike County Country Club.

    Senior Dallas Castagna was the leading scorer for the Louisiana High golf team in the first round of the Class 1 state golf tournament. It started Monday, May 18 at Meadow Lake Acres in New Bloomfield. Castagna shot an 85, putting him in a tie for 17th place out of 88 total golfers. Sophomore Hunter Feldewerth shot a 91, placing him in a tie for 48th place. Louisiana senior Brent

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  • Louisiana golf squad second at districts

    Posted on May 13, 2015 at 10:38 am

    The Bulldogs won second in the district golf tournament in Columbia. They are: from left, Brent Thurman, Seth Stewart, Dallas Castagna, Justin Lenz and Hunter Feldewerth.

    The Bulldogs came in third at the sectional tournament last week and second in the district match. Sectional tourney The Bulldogs just missed a chance to qualify as a team for state tournament by coming in third at the sectional golf tournament on Monday, May 11 at L.A. Nickell Golf Course in Columbia. The Bulldogs shot a collective 349. LaPlata shot a 330 to win and Marceline shot a 340

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  • Clopton comes from behind to beat Bulldogs in 7-6 thriller

    Posted on May 5, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Louisiana’s Hank Calvin slid in safe on this play with Clopton infielder Jordan Williams applying the tag.

    The Clopton Hawks looked like they were going to lose their second game in a row at home against the Louisiana Bulldogs on Friday, May 1. But Clopton battled back in the late innings for a 7-6 win in an error-laden game. Clopton had five defensive miscues and Louisiana had four. Louisiana broke out to a 5-0 lead in the second inning. Both teams scored in the fourth to increase

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  • Louisiana baseball team wins pair, improves to 8-6

    Posted on May 2, 2015 at 9:18 am

    Zach Richardson lays down a perfect bunt that got the runner over in Louisiana’s big second inning against Mark Twain.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs grabbed two victories last week and are back on the winning track The Bulldogs are now 8-6 on the season. Louisiana-10 Mark Twain-2 The Bulldogs balanced strong pitching with timely hitting in an easy win at home against the Tigers on Friday, April 24. Louisiana scored one run in the first inning and four more in the second to make it 5-0. Mark Twain came back with

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  • VanHooser signs to play at Lindenwood

    Posted on April 30, 2015 at 10:14 am


    Kaitlyn VanHooser has signed to play softball at Lindenwood University in St. Charles. VanHooser was the star pitcher for Louisiana the past few seasons and signed a four-year commitment to the school. For the full story, see the May 5 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.

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  • Clopton track team performs well at Montgomery

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 11:16 am

    Freshman Will Reuther ran the mile at the Montgomery Invitational on April 20 in inclement weather.

    The Clopton track girls team competed as a team and the boys as individuals at the Montgomery County Invitational on  Monday April 20. The girls came in last out of 12 teams, scoring five points. Montgomery County won the meet with 137 points Senior Katie Klopcic was eighth in the 100 meters with a time of 14.51 seconds. Junior Jaime Denslow came in 10th at 14.88. Denslow also came in

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  • Hawks continue to soar undefeated

    Posted on April 21, 2015 at 3:49 pm

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

    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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