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The 2020 St. Edmund High Homecoming Court has been named. St. Edmund will host its homecoming game against the North Central Hurricane on Oct. 30. Homecoming maids include, in front, from left, Helen Brown, Alice Brown (sophomore maids), Susannah Summerlin, Karleigh Soileau (junior maids); Claire-Beth Prudhomme and Kate Miller (freshman maids). Inb back, from left, Mary Beth LaFleur, Savannah DeVillier, Tanzy Miller, Ali Lantz, Gracie Savoy and Malery Monceaux (senior maids). (Submitted photo)

St. Edmund names Homecoming Court maids

The 2020 St. Edmund High Homecoming Court has been named. St. Edmund will host its homecoming game against the North Central Hurricane on Oct. 30. Homecoming maids include, in front, from left, Helen Brown, Alice Brown (sophomore maids), Susannah Summerlin, Karleigh Soileau (junior maids); Claire-Beth Prudhomme and Kate Miller (freshman maids). Inb back, from left, Mary Beth LaFleur, Savannah DeVillier, Tanzy Miller, Ali Lantz, Gracie Savoy and Malery Monceaux (senior maids). (Submitted photo)

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Football schedules released

When the LHSAA executive committee voted last week to start the high school football season on Oct. 1, the schedules around the state had to be adjusted.
The LHSAA is allowing a scrimmage, but the season is limited to eight games with the teams starting against their original week three opponents.
Eunice High will scrimmage at Kaplan on Sept. 24.
The Bobcats finished the 2019 season with a 9-3 overall record, 4-1 in District 4-4A.
Eunice opened the 2019 playoffs with a 35-27 win over Plaquemine before falling 8-7 at Bastrop.

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Jays, Bobcats to start football season on Oct. 2

Let the games begin.
The LHSAA executive committee voted Wednesday to allow full-contact football practices and to move the season start up one week to Oct. 1-3.
According to LHSAA executive director Eddie Bonine, teams will play their Week 3 opponent Oct. 1-3 to begin the season.
Bonine also said teams could begin contact practices and can scrimmage at the end of the month.
“It’s exciting that the LHSAA can contribute to some sort of normality for the students and schools,” Bonine said.

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Crowley rallies past Lady Jays

St. Edmund’s season opener against Crowley started off well for the Lady Jays.
St. Edmund won the first two sets, but Crowley then regrouped for three straight wins in the Lady Jays’ season opener.
The Lady Jays opened the first set with a 3-0 lead before the Ladies responded to grab a 4-3 advantage.
St. Edmund went on a 6-0 run, aided by three aces by Savnnah DeVillier and a kill by Rebecca Benoit.
Crowley closed the margin to 11-9 before kills by Hannah Benoit and Anna Belle Fontenot increased the Jays lead to 15-9.

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Bearcats expect strong season

BASILE – The seniors on the 2020 Bearcat team have advanced to the Class 1-1A state football quarterfinals three straight seasons.
As a program, Basile has advanced to the quarterfinals eight times in the past nine seasons.
Kevin Bertrand took over as the Bearcats head coach in 2014.
Last season, Basile finished 8-5 overall, 5-2 in District 4-1A as the Bearcats fell to No. 2 Oberlin in the quarterfinals.
In 2018, the Bearcats earned the district title and finished 10-3, falling to Kentwood in the quarterfinals.

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