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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.

Clopton wins first game, beating Winfield 3-2

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm

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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  • Lady Hawks advance to state final 4 with come-from-behind victory

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 3:27 pm

    Lady Hawk Ashtyn Lagemann drives to the hoop with her left hand in a game against Hannibal earlier in the year.

    The Clopton Lady Hawks won sectional and regional games last week to advance to the Class 2 girls Final Four in Columbia. Clopton (26-3) will open against the Crane Lady Pirates from southwestern Missouri at 3:20 p.m. on Thursday, March 12 at Mizzou Arena. They are 28-2 for the year. If they win that semifinal game, they will play in the state championship game at 12:50 p.m. on Saturday, March

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  • Clopton girls advance to final four

    Posted on March 8, 2015 at 10:41 am

    Clopton Lady Hawks beat Neelyville, 46-42, on Saturday, March 7 to advance to the state final four against Crane at 3:20 pm. on Thursday, March 12 at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia. Northeast and Skyline play at 5 p.m. in the Class 2 championship tourney. See the March 11 Louisiana Press-Journal for the full story.

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  • Clopton game postponed to Thursday

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    The Clopton Lady Hawks game with Viburnum in the sectional round of the state tournament scheduled for tonight in Hillsboro has been postponed due to the weather. The game at Jefferson College has been rescheduled for 7:45 p.m. on Thursday, March 5 at the same location.

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  • Lady Hawks capture district crown

    Posted on March 3, 2015 at 3:13 pm

    The Clopton Lady Hawks celebrated with their first-place plaque moments after winning the district basketball championship against New Haven on Friday, Feb. 27.

    The Clopton Lady Hawks won the Class 2, District 5 championship on Friday, Feb. 27 by beating the New Haven Lady Shamrocks at Barat Academy in Chesterfield. Four of Clopton’s starters made the all-district team, including senior guard Lauren Lagemann, sophomore center Ashtyn Lagemann, junior guard Sabrina Stewart and sophomore guard Emily Bruen. The Lady Hawks are now 24-3 on the year. They will play Viburnum in the first round

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