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Basile High running back Horace Edwards (9) finds some open space during the Bearcats’ first drive of the night. Basile fell to Haynesville 18-0 in the second round of the LHSAA Class 1A playoffs Friday night. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Frozen out

HAYNESVILLE -- With temperatures reaching the 32-degree mark, the Basile Bearcats were not only frozen during the course of play but also frozen out of the end zone, as the Haynesville Golden Torn

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Sacred Heart’s Austin Darbonne goes up high off the glass for a lay-up against Teurlings in Tuesday night’s match-up. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Sacred Heart unable to overcome early deficit at Teurlings

LAFAYETTE -- A valiant effort by Sacred Heart was not enough to overcome a first quarter deficit as the Teurlings Rebels held off the Trojans for a 43-36 win in a non-district contest Thursday nig

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The Basile High Bearcat defense will be called upon once more tomorrow night as they travel to Haynesville to take on the Golden Tornado in a LHSAA Class 1A regional playoff game. Last year the Bearcats stunned Haynesville with a 28-27 upset win to advance on the quarterfinals. (Gazette photo by Tony Marks)

Eerie familiarity

When the No. 10 Basile Bearcats travel to No. 7 Hayesville Friday night for the second round of the Class 1A playoffs, they will already know what it takes to tame the mighty Golden Tornado and spoil the happy ending of a long time vaunted football program.

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Ville Platte’s Trinity Leday (5) dishes a pass off to a teammate in the Lady Bulldog’s 48-44 win over Opelousas Monday night. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)

Ville Platte earns non-district win over Opelousas

In a back and forth affair that came down to the final seconds and some clutch free throws, the Ville Platte Lady Bulldogs earned a hard fought 48-44 non-district win over the Opelousas Lady Tigers Monday night.

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