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Hank Calvin (on top) and Dylan Noah combined for this sack of the Highland Cougars quarterback in the Oct. 17 home loss.

Punting game causes Bulldogs’ loss

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 10:14 am

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

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  • Lady Bulldogs lose district crown in tight game

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 11:13 am

    The Louisiana Lady Bulldogs pose with their second place district plaque on Saturday, Oct. 11. They are: from left, top row, Olivia Capstick, Molly Ross, Allison Lawson, Alichia Johnson, Katie Blackwell, Samantha Henderson, Janel Lindsay, Elise Dewey, Macie Crane, Taylor Cunningham, Carley Maschmeier. Front row, Raelee Burse, Morgan Murry, Kaitlyn VanHooser, Ashley Martin, Madison Dolbeare, Samantha Pedersen and Savanna Burnett.

    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

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  • IndianHawks win, Bulldogs lose

    Posted on October 10, 2014 at 9:56 pm

    The Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks won a thriller with a goal-line stand at the gun and beat VarFar, 14-12 on Friday, Oct. 10. Louisiana didn’t fare as well, losing 44-20 to Macon. For more on the games, see the Oct. 15 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.

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  • Louisiana softball team wins pair, hosts districts

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 9:31 am

    Senior night

The Louisiana softball team seniors and their parents were honored at the Oct. 6 game against Brookfield. The seniors are: front row, from left, Kaitlyn Vanhooser, Samantha Pedersen, Ashley Martin, Morgan Murry, Madison Dolbeare, Savanna Burnett. 
The parents in the second row are: Reesa and Scott VanHooser, Teresa and Craig Pedersen, Laura and Will Martin, Anne and Russell Murry, Jessica and Rodney Dolbeare, Theresa Woods, Mike Burnett and Lisa Branham.

    The Louisiana Lady Bulldogs ended their regular season with two close wins last week and got good momentum going into the district playoffs, which they will host. Louisiana is now 12-10 for the season. Louisiana-2 Brookfield-1 The Lady Bulldogs won on a walk-off RBI single by Kaitlyn VanHooser at home on Monday, Oct. 6 on Senior Night. “It was a great game from both teams,” said Louisiana Head Coach Bill

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  • Bulldogs, IndianHawks both lose

    Posted on October 4, 2014 at 8:27 am

    Friday, Oct. 3 football scores: Clark Co.-42, Louisiana-19. North Callaway-36, Clopton-Elsberry-8. See the Oct. 8 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal for more.

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  • Louisiana improves in loss to Palmyra

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:08 am

    Lane Rule gained 10 yards rushing against Palmyra and had eight tackles on defense.

    The Louisiana Bulldogs didn’t win but got closer to doing so in a 22-6 loss on the road at Palmyra on Friday, Sept. 26. The Bulldogs are now 0-7 on the year. “It was 8-0 at the half,” said Louisiana Head Coach Greg Purdum. “We played much, much better on defense and took away the big plays. They kept fighting and we’re starting to see things during the games we

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  • Bulldogs, IndianHawks defeated

    Posted on September 27, 2014 at 10:38 am

    The scores from Friday, Sept. 26 games: Palmyra-22, Louisiana-6. Montgomery County-34, Clopton-Elsberry-16.

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  • Bulldogs suffer rough homecoming

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 9:55 am

    LHS football01

    The Brookfield Bulldogs didn’t let up just because it was the opposition’s homecoming on Friday, Sept. 19 and walloped the Louisiana Bulldogs 62-14. Brookfield scored 35 points in the first 10 minutes, putting the game away before the first quarter was over at Cunningham Field. Brookfield had 493 yards of offense. “I was very disappointed in our defensive play,” said Louisiana Head Coach Greg Purdum. “I was very impressed with

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  • Bulldogs clawed by Monroe City on the road

    Posted on September 17, 2014 at 9:21 am

    The Louisiana Bulldogs showed improvement but still had trouble stopping the run in a 52-22 loss on the road Friday, Sept. 12 against the Monroe City Panthers. The Bulldogs are now 0-4 on the season. Louisiana actually outrushed the Panthers with 388 yards in 55 attempts but Monroe City ran for 387 yards on just 32 carries. “Cody Brown ran the ball very well but we gave up too many

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