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September 28th, 2013

1A Cedar Creek bests 4A West Ouachita, 34-28

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CADEVILLE — The Cedar Creek Cougars did not look at their schedule heading into Friday night’s game against West Ouachita as playing a 4A school.
They looked at the Chiefs as a good football team.
“When we started making our schedule, we weren’t looking at classifications,” head coach Ben Haddox said. “We set up as we wanted to play good football teams, and we got one tonight.
The Cougars, a 1A team, celebrated a 34-28 upset victory against the Chiefs of West Ouachita and are now riding a three-game winning streak at 3-1.
“The kids responded well today,” Haddox said.

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Delhi Charter blanks Grambling Lab, 40-0

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DELHI— Delhi Charter started strong and never looked back past Grambling Laboratory by the score of 40-0 Friday night.
Delhi (2-2) saw six different players score touchdowns with Malcolm Gray, Chris Colvin and Kody Ellis turning in one rushing toucdhown each, Austyn Davis catching a scoring pass from Frank Maxwell and the Gators adding a score on a punt return.
The Gators totaled 255 yards on the ground, led by Gray’s 75.
DC quarterback Frank Maxwell hit on four-of-8 passes for 61 yards.

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Tech volleyball falls in C-USA opener

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Despite forcing UTEP (7-5, 1-0 C-USA) to more than three sets with bright spots in the third, Louisiana Tech (6-10, 0-1 C-USA) fell to the Miners at home in the team’s first match as a member of Conference USA Friday night at the Thomas Assembly Center.
After taking the first two sets, UTEP’s play in the third fell slightly and Tech took advantage with a match-high 12 kills in the set to edge the Miners 25-18 and force a fourth set.

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Golden Hurricane storms past Tech soccer team

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TULSA, Okla. — A defensive miscue by Louisiana Tech allowed Tulsa to take the early lead and the Golden Hurricane went on to defeat the Lady Techsters in the conference opener 3-0 on Friday night at Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium.
The match marked the first ever Conference USA game for Tech (5-5-1), a league that currently has four teams ranked in the top ten in the Central Region of the NSCAA/Continental Tire rankings.

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Squirrels become legal fare on Saturday

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We fidgeted and lolly-gagged around all summer waiting for hunting seasons and finally on Sept. 7, they kicked off when dove season opened. The following weekend, teal season was launched and on the first day of October, archery season for deer kicked off in much of the state.
Although I haven’t gone after teal or a deer with stick and string, I did sample some good dove shooting opening day.

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September 27th

Club News

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Hosts Linda and Dan Evans and Janece and Louis Miller invited the Caney Lake Good Sammers to travel just a few miles over to the Pavilion RV Park in West Monroe for the August campout. As they gathered for the Brown Bag Supper, everyone visited and “caught-up” with the past month’s happenings.

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BGCNCLA fundraises with Popeyes

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Local Popeyes® restaurants are supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana with the Popeyes Koupons for Kids fundraiser, taking place through Oct. 15.
Popeyes will be selling the Koupon for Kids coupon card for $1 with a value of Popeyes savings of $30.
All proceeds from each card sold will benefit Boys & Girls Club and its many positive programs for area youth who need them the most.
In 2012, Popeyes Koupons for Kids raised $140,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the country.

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Boyd earns state “Professional of the Year” award

Rhonda Boyd, instructor of kinesiology and director of adult fitness in the College of Education at Louisiana Tech University, has been selected as the “College/University Health Education Professional of the Year” from the Louisiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (LAHPERD).
Boyd will be formally presented with the award at the state association’s convention in Baton Rouge on Nov. 8.

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Domino tournament kicks off Chicken Fest

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The Louisiana Chicken Festival Domino Tournament was held Sept. 21 in the Scott Hamilton Warehouse from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The tournament was sponsored by Dubach Mayor and Mrs. Bob Jensen and Dubach Town Councilman and Mrs. Skeeter Colvin. The tournament had 11 teams of two-players each for a total of 22 participants. Taking first place was Bill Hearn and Tom Vaughn, second place was Terry Wallace and J. R. Boyette and third place was Clyde Green and George O’Glee.

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Chicken Festival pageant queens recognized

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This year’s pageant was a success, 57 entrants competed for eight titles so they could be the queen reigning over the 25th anniversary Dubach Louisiana Chicken Festival on Sept. 28.
The winners, runners up and award winners are as follows in each age division:
Baby Miss
(birth thru 11 months)

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