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Pine Prairie running back JJ Sims rolls around the end for a huge pickup. The senior athlete rushed for 192 yards on 23 carries and scored six touchdowns including a 65 yard punt return for a score. Sims also intercepted a pass on defense in leading the Panthers to a 43-13 win over Mamou Thursday night. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Winning with purpose

PINE PRAIRIE – Pine Prairie senior running back JJ Sims racked up six touchdowns to help propel the Panthers to a resounding 43-13 win over parish and district rival Mamou Thursday night.

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The Pine Prairie Panther offensive line gets a huge surge against Port Barre this past Friday night, as quarterback Peyton Ledoux (20) and fullback Joel Franks (24) get ready for the play. The Panthers (2-3, 1-1) host Mamou (0-5, 0-2) tonight in a district contest as well as an inter-parish battle. (Gazette photo by Yvette Jagneaux)

Needing a win

Tonight’s contest between inter-parish rivals Pine Prairie and Mamou will be huge for each team in their own right.


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