Ville Platte’s Bastion Veillon slides into home plate safely against Oakdale in game one of the Dixie Youth Major East Sub-District Tournament held in Pine Prairie. Ville Platte went undefeated in the tournament and will next play in the District Tournament beginning on June 28 in Leesville. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

More optimistic

PINE PRAIRIE -- Even though Ville Platte’s Dixie Major All-Star’s head coach John Pitre was confident in his team heading into the East Sub-District tournament this past weekend, he still needed to

The VPGSA 8U All-Stars sit in a circle around the trophy won at the USSSA Class C State Tournament held in Youngsville. (Photo courtesy of Sunny LaHaye)

VPGSA 8U All-Stars take home hardware from state tourney

YOUNGSVILLE -- Despite being behind in the championship game on Sunday, the VPGSA 8U All-Stars were able to reach back and find another gear to take home the USSSA Class C State Tournament title th


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