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Louisiana Chamber of Commerce to host golf tournament

Posted on July 16, 2014 at 8:18 am

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

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  • Annual golf scramble planned

    Posted on July 8, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    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

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  • Martin signs with MacMurray

    Posted on July 2, 2014 at 1:15 pm

    Recent Louisiana High School graduate Zach Martin will continue his football career this fall at MacMurray College in Jacksonville, Ill.

    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

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  • Bulldogs Coach Purdum’s son snaps his way into fifth NFL season

    Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Tanner Purdum can look up when long snapping for punts in the NFL and moves in a quick backward shuffle to block.

    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

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  • Green earns MVP at state all-star game

    Posted on June 18, 2014 at 3:01 pm

    Dustin Green, who just graduated from Louisiana High School, played third base and pitched in the seniors all-star game.

    Former Louisiana Bulldog baseball player Dustin Green was named the most valuable player at a recent state all-star game. Green and Louisiana teammate Austin Baker played for the east squad in the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association Senior All-Star Game on Saturday, June 14 at Lindenwood University in St. Charles. One of the coaches for the east squad was former Bulldog B.J. Adams, who played on the first Louisiana

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  • PCMH golf tourney funds youth care, Bank of Louisiana team comes in first

    Posted on June 11, 2014 at 11:43 am

    The winning Bank of Louisiana team was: from left, Tonya Sheppard, Amber Schafer, Larry Chamberlain and Don Thompson.

    Louisiana-sponsored teams dominated the competition at the Pike County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s 18th Annual “Tee Off Fore Tots” Golf Tournament on Friday, June 6, at Eagle’s Bluff Golf Course in Clarksville. The Bank of Louisiana team came in first place in the tourney that raised more than $17,500 for the PCMH foundation. Team members were  Tonya Sheppard, Amber Schafer, Larry Chamberlain and Don Thompson. Second place went to the combined

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  • Banquet honors Louisiana High School athletes

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 11:15 am

    District champs honored
The Louisiana boys track and field team received awards after a great season in which it won the district championship.

    Louisiana High School held its annual sports banquet on Tuesday, May 27, honoring the top performers of the year. Here are those who won awards and the sports they won them in: Softball Best Offense-Samantha Henderson. Golden Glove-Kaitlyn VanHooser. Bulldog Award-Samantha Pedersen. Most Improved-Denise Blackwell. JV Player of the Year-Ally Cross. Rookie of the Year-Molly Ross. Leadership Award- Caitlin Bolton. Scholar Athlete–Molly Ross and Katelyn Watts. Girls Basketball Bulldog Award

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  • Castiglia, Blackwell take honors at the Missouri Class 2 State Championship Track Meet

    Posted on May 28, 2014 at 9:39 am


    The Louisiana Bulldogs had four athletes qualify for the Class 2 State Championship Track Meet at Lincoln University on Friday and Saturday, May 23-24 and brought home three medals. The top eight finishers in each event received a medal. In his last two days as a Bulldog, senior Tristan Castiglia brought home the bacon with a second-place finish in the triple jump and a fourth place medal in high jump.

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  • Clopton High School track team sending 12 to state

    Posted on May 21, 2014 at 11:44 am

    Girls 4x200 meter relay team: Sarah Huckstep, Katie Klopcic, Jaime Denslow, and Shelby Dunn.

    Twelve Clopton High School track and field athletes will compete at the state Class 1 track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. The eight boys team members and four girls team members qualified for the state meet after a strong showing at the Class 1, Section 1 meet held at Principia in St. Louis County on Saturday, May 17. The boys

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