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Louisiana, Clopton advance at Bowling Green tourney

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:25 am

The Louisiana Bulldogs and the Clopton Hawks both won in the first round of the Bowling Green Invitational on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Louisiana beat North Callaway, 61-53 and Clopton beat Van-Far, 62-40. Louisiana and Clopton will square off in the second round at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29. The Clopton girls will play against North Callaway in the second round of the championship bracket at 5:30 p.m. today, Wednesday,

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  • Clopton boys win fourth in a row

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 9:52 am

    Alex Black goes up for a shot against North Callaway in the home victory.

    The Clopton Hawks won their fourth game in a row last week to improve their record to 11-4 for the season. Clopton-44, N. Callaway-33 The Hawks handled the Thunderbirds with good defense at home on Friday, Jan. 23. Clopton could only muster two points in the first quarter and North Callaway led at the half, 20-13. Clopton came out in the second half with a 31-13 run and took the

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  • Louisiana Bulldogs keep on winning

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 10:55 am

    Abricion Ivey (5) drives to the basket against Clark County on Jan. 13.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs won two games last week and are now 10-2 on the year. Louisiana-69 Barat Acad.-56 Senior guard Elijah Oblinger drained nine three-pointers for all of his 27 points at Barat Academy on Friday, Jan. 16. He added two rebounds. Oblinger and the rest of the Bulldogs got out to a 28-24 lead at the half. Louisiana went on a 20-11 run in the third quarter to create

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  • Louisiana considering girls swim team

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 9:39 am

    With the aquatic center making progress at the Twin Pike Family YMCA, Louisiana High School (LHS) is considering a girls swim team. The Louisiana R-II school board decided Tuesday, Jan. 20 to send a survey to eighth through twelfth grade girls to see if there is interest. The team would swim in the winter and could draw from area towns, according to preliminary ideas projected by LHS Activities Director Curtis

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  • Louisiana boys win, girls lose

    Posted on January 14, 2015 at 10:31 am


    The Louisiana Bulldogs beat Clark County at home on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 63-57. The Lady Bulldogs lost to Clark County, 56-23. For photos and results of all this week’s games, see the Jan. 21 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.

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  • Lady Hawks capture tourney

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    The Clopton Lady Hawks accept the first place trophy after winning the tournament they sponsored on Friday, Jan. 9.

    The Clopton Lady Hawks won two games last week and the first-place trophy at the 19th annual Clopton Invitational tournament. The Lady Hawks are now 11-1 on the season. Clopton-59 Winfield-39 The Lady Hawks won the championship game of the Clopton tournament on Friday, Jan. 9 at a fast and furious pace. Both teams ran the floor hard in the first half and Clopton was winning as the teams went

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  • LHS boys beat Clopton to win tourney

    Posted on January 13, 2015 at 4:54 pm

    The Louisiana Bulldogs won the Clopton Invitational tournament Saturday. From left, Bulldogs Taybren Campbell, (3), Kendon Chatman, (11), Abricion Ivey (5) and the rest of the Louisiana team celebrated with the first-place trophy at center court.

    Louisiana’s Kendon Chatman hit eight consecutive free throws in the last minute to secure the championship victory and the MVP trophy at the Clopton Invitational tournament on Saturday, Jan. 10. Louisiana’s 51-44 win didn’t come easy as the Hawks held the lead for most of the first three quarters but the Bulldogs came roaring back before a raucous crowd jammed into the Clopton gym. Clopton had size on its side

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  • Clopton girls win tourney, boys games today

    Posted on January 10, 2015 at 11:34 am


    The Clopton Lady Hawks came on strong in the second half and beat the Winfield Lady Warriors, 59-39, on Friday, Jan. 9 to win the 19th annual Clopton Basketball Tournament. The Louisiana Lady Bulldogs lost the consolation game trophy game to Elsberry, 56-26. The boys games for Saturday, Jan. 10 have been moved up one-half hour from the normalschedule. Louisiana and Clopton will play at 7 p.m. for the championship. Wright

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  • All four Clopton, Louisiana teams to play for trophies

    Posted on January 9, 2015 at 12:28 pm

    All four Clopton and Louisiana basketball teams will play for a trophy at the Clopton Basketball Tournament this weekend. The Clopton boys squad beat Monroe City, 52-37, on Thursday, Jan. 8. They will now square off against Louisiana for the first place trophy at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 10. Louisiana beat Wright City, 69-67 on Jan. 8 to get to the final game. The Clopton girls will also play

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