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Class 1-A All-State list released

After shining on the big stage while leading their teams to LHSAA championships, Calvary Baptist quarterback Landry Lyddy and Oak Grove defensive back Bud Holloway claimed top honors on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 1A all-state football team.
St. Edmund’s Kieran Davis and Connor Diaz were placed on the honorable mention list along with Baylor McCoy and Wesley Lejeune from Basile.

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LSUE’s basketball season tip offs this week

By mid-January, the LSU Eunice basketball teams are approaching conference play.
Because of the NJCAA’s decision to halt athletics last March because of the coronavirus pandemics, the tip-off of the season was delayed until this month.
The Lady Bengals’ season has also been abbreviated to a 22-game maximum in the regular season.
The Lady Bengals travel to Jacksonville College (Texas), while the Bengals will entertain North American University (Stafford, Texas).

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Lady Cats drop close games

It was tough District 4-4A opener for the Lady Bobcats as North Vermilion rolled to a 58-35 win over Eunice High.
It was a close battle in the first quarter as the Lady Patriots (5-4, 1-0) held a 9-6 advantage.
Madison Freeman led the Lady Cats with four points, while Allison Freeman and Rylea Gradney each added a free throw.
North Vermilion exploded for 24 points in the second period, while limiting EHS to seven points.
Kennedy Simien pushed in 10 points to spark the Lady Patriots’ attack.

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Blue Jays down Church Point

It was a big win for the Blue Jays as St. Edmund grabbed a 54-44 victory over Church Point.
The Jays opened the game with a 10-7 run, aided by five points from Easten Coleman.
The Bears (2-4) regrouped for a 12-11 second quarter, sparked by two treys from Xavier Morell.
With a 21-19 halftime advantage, St. Ed’s continued to hold a slim lead with a 15-11 third period battle.
Coleman led the Jays with six points in the quarter, while Khaled Babineaux scored four points for the Bears.
St. Edmund sealed the win with an 18-14 fourth quarter run.

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Bobcats down Patriots, 56-39

Eunice opened District 4-4A play with a 56-39 win over North Vermilion.
The Bobcats (9-3, 1-0) travel to Mamou (6-13) on Friday in a non-district battle with the Green Demons.
Eunice opened the game with a 13-7 run, aided by five points from Shaun Hudson and four points by Treylon Cooper.
The Bobcats continued to control the game with a 10-4 second surge as Eunice took a 23-11 advantage into intermission.
Three-pointers by Ty’shun Joseph and Kevin Thomas led the Bobcats along with buckets by Fred Guillory and Hudson.


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