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The Ville Platte High offensive line will be called upon to make holes for the running backs, like they did against Mamou three weeks ago, when they travel to Pine Prairie to take on the Panthers in a District 5-3A contest tomorrow night. The Bulldogs and the Panthers tangle for the 10th time in the history of the schools. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Proving time

In what has been a Ville Platte High dominated series, the Pine Prairie Panthers have proven that they can play with the Bulldogs.

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Pine Prairie running back Hayden Bourgeious (17) receives the handoff as he tries to find running room against the St. Edmund Blue Jay defense in Friday night’s 69-3 loss. The Panthers fell to 0-6 on the season and are scheduled to play Ville Platte High this coming Friday night in a District 5-3A contest. (Photo courtesy of Tom Dodge)


EUNICE -- In a game that was formed out of necessity, the St. Edmund Blue Jays rolled up 488 yards of total offense in their 69-6 win over the Pine Prairie Panthers Friday night.

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Ville Platte High freshman quarterback Jaquan Lavergne (5) weaves his way through open real estate while assistant coach Isaiah Thomas directs him forward. Ville Platte will travel to Church Point tomorrow night to take on the Bears in a District 5-3A game. Ville Platte is currently 1-3 on the season and 1-1 in district. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Sexton)

Not your average bear

Ville Platte High’s next hunting adventure will take them deep into bear country, as they travel to Church Point tomorrow night in hopes of bagging a prize win over a very good football program.


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