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Braylon Moore, 10, says he has learned much from both playing football and now selling popcorn.

Injury leads Braylon Moore from football field to business world

Like so many kids his age, 10-year-old Braylon Moore loves playing sports.
Moore especially loves playing football, something he has done for years in the local league in Vermilion Parish. Those years have helped the young Moore learn valuable lessons.
“Sports taught me how to believe in myself, have confidence, and set goals,” Moore said. “It has also taught me how to work with my teammates, listen to my coaches and to never give up.”

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Lady Jays finish third in Turkey Tournament

VILLE PLATTE – French Settlement jumped out to a quick start to remained undeafted on the season with a 64-23 win over St. Edmund in the semifinals of the annual Turkey Tournament at Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
The Lady Lions (5-0) and the North Central Lady Hurricanes (4-1) both advanced girls tournament championship that was set for Wednesday night.
Quick baskets by Serenity Smith and Payton Clouatre gave French Settlement a 4-0 lead before St. Edmund’s Kinsley Marcantel drove the lane for the Lady Jays.

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Blue Jays’ season ends

For the second year in a row, the Blue Jays saw its season end against Ascension Catholic.
Last season, the No. 6 Bulldogs grabbed a 35-7 home win over St. Edmund.
Friday night at Blue Jay Field, No. 6 Ascension Catholic fought a scrappy No. 3 St. Ed’s team for a 21-0 victory.
“That was the best team we played all year by far,” St. Edmud head coach Andy Hargroder said of the Bulldogs. “This team could be going to the championship game.”

Lady Bobcat defeat OC

By John Burson.
Sports Writer
ThThe Eunice High Lady Bobcats claimed a win over Opelousas Catholic in the Eunice High School Baseketball Jamboree held last week.
The Lady Bobcats scored 28 points against the Lady Vikings on their way to the victory. Stacie White led the scoring for Coach Wayne Fontenot’s Lady Cats with 13 points. Shaynia Toussaint added six points and Jesslyn Reed had four for the Lady Cats. Leah Walker finished with three points and Shania Malveaux finished with two points.

Bengals release baseball schedule

A loaded 2018 schedule awaits LSU Eunice baseball that includes 36 home games as the Bengals will face five opponents that have made appearances in the National Junior College Athletic Association World Series in the last three years.
“Since we play as an independent, it is very important for us to schedule tough opponents each and every year,” LSU Eunice head coach Jeff Willis said. “I like how this schedule allows us to face some of top programs in the country and more importantly, some of the best coaching staffs in the country.”


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