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Word of Life’s Bishop Mike Guillory shoots a free throw during the Leaders Building Leaders basketball game.

Kevin McFarlain looks to pass the ball during the Leaders Building Leaders game.

Word Ministries pastor Caleb Simien dribbles the ball down the court.

The Eunice pastors and police team members meet in the middle of the court after the game.

Leaders join for basketball tourney

Numerous ministers and police officers battled on the basketball court Tuesday night at the New Zion Baptist Church.
But the clash of teams was a sign of unity with the Leaders Building Leaders basketball charity basketball game trying to build a bridge of repect in the Eunice community.
Rev. Neil Citizen, one of the organizers of the event said the town needs to come together to improve its future.

2017 top athletes named

Their high school acerres are over but they will be remembered for their accompishments as stellar athletes and quality individuals.
The Eunice News Athletes of the Year are Eunice High’s Jyhreh Johnson and Georrien Dupre along with St. Edmund’s Lucy Brown and Peter Miller.
All four were nominated by their respective athletic directors as their school’s top athletes.
Both Brown, St. Edmund’s valedictorian and Johnson, Eunice High co-valedictorian, earned the recognition as Academic All-State athletes.

Bengals hit the road for summer ball

When school is out for summer, it is normal for the students to scatter.
But 17 LSU Eunice baseball players are spending their summer across the country participating in numerous collegiate leagues.
“It is great that our players get to participate in these leagues,” LSUE head coach Jeff Willis said. “Not only do they get to refine their skill set, but they get to see another part of the country.
“We have seen numerous players over the years leave for the summer and come back a totally different player,” he said.

LSUE to host baseball tournament

A 10–team, four-day high school baseball tournament begins Thursday at LSU Eunice’s Bengal Stadium.
The teams involved are Eunice High, St. Edmund, Kinder, Iowa, St. Louis, DeRidder along with two teams from Barbe and Catholic High of Baton Rouge.
“It is exciting to get to see all the high school players on our field where we can evaluate them,” LSU head baseball coach Jeff Willis said. It is also a chance to showcase our campus to a lot of people that might not have been here.”

LSUE to host baseball tournament

A 10–team, four-day high school baseball tournament begins today at LSU Eunice’s Bengal Stadium.
The teams involved are Eunice High, St. Edmund, Kinder, Iowa, St. Louis, DeRidder along with two teams from Barbe and Catholic High of Baton Rouge.
“It is exciting to get to see all the high school players on our field where we can evaluate them,” LSU head baseball coach Jeff Willis said. It is also a chance to showcase our campus to a lot of people that might not have been here.”

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