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Wed
27
Apr

Calvin Baseball Senior Day

Calvin Baseball Senior Day

The Calvin Cougar baseball team had its senior day on Friday, April 22nd. The Cougars took on the Castor Tigers in the last regular season game of the year.

Senior Dylan Kyle got the win for the Cougars on the mound by pitching 4 scoreless innnings. During the contest, senior Joseph Adams and junior John Bradley Griffin both homered for the Cougars. Calvin finished the game by winning 10-5. Seniors Wayne Curtis Huckaby and Cooper Spangler each scored two runs. Senior Sidney Anderson and

Freshman Aden Coleman pitched in a run each. The Cougars finished the regular season with a 13-2 record and are the district 4-C Co-Champions.

Their final power ranking was #2 in the state. In the regional round of the playoff the Cougars will host the Plainview Hornets in Calvin at a date and time to be named later.

Wed
06
Apr

Winnfield Lady Tigers Varsity Softball Sitting in Eighth in Class 2A Power Ranking

Lady Tigers Varsity Softball Sitting in Eighth in Class 2A Power
Lady Tigers Varsity Softball Sitting in Eighth in Class 2A Power
Lady Tigers Varsity Softball Sitting in Eighth in Class 2A Power
Lady Tigers Varsity Softball Sitting in Eighth in Class 2A Power

The Winnfield Lady Tigers Varsity Softball has had a busy season so far and are currently sitting at #8 in the class 2A power ranking. They have 13 wins and 8 losses under their belts.

The Lady Tigers recently defeated Red River in a no-hitter with a 17-0 final score. Josie Davidson was credited with the victory for the girls. The right-hander lasted two innings, allowing zero hits and zero runs while striking out six and walking zero. Allison Phelps threw one inning in relief out of the bullpen.

Wed
30
Mar

Winnfield Tiger Baseball Continues Season

The Winnfield Tiger baseball team put their 6-7 record on the line against Ouachita Christian on Tuesday and will face Buckeye on the road on Thursday.

The Tigers, who don’t open district play until April 7 at home against Red River, were at home last Thursday against Sterlington. The Tigers won that contest 5-4.

Canyon Compton hit into a fielders choice in the bottom of the sixth inning to score a runner and take the lead 5-4.

Jake Pharr took to the mound for the Tigers going six innings. Ryland Brister led the Tigers with two hits in two at bats.

The big inning the Winnfield Tigers came in the third when they scored four runs. Brister and Bricen Page each had singles.

In some other diamond action provided the newspaper, the Tigers recorded wins over Jean and Montgomery while falling to Bunkie. (No dates of these contest was provided.)

Wed
23
Mar

Louisiana Sports Writers Association All­District Basketball District 4­C

All-District First Team: Joseph Adams (Calvin), Wayne Curtis Huckaby (Calvin), Dylan Kyle (Calvin), Johnny Nash (Atlanta), Blake McEntyre (Harrisonburg)

All-District Second Team: Chris Griffith (Georgetown), Evan Scarborough (Central), Jacob Thompson (Harrisonburg), John Bradley Griffin (Calvin), Braydan Atwood/Logan Riggs (Georgetown)

Most Valuable Player: Joseph Adams (Calvin)

Coach of the Year: David Huckaby (Calvin)

Honorable Mentions: Brandon Smith (Atlanta), Brian Small (Atlanta), Ryan Fuqua (Harrisonburg), Blake Adams (Central), Corey Watkins (Atlanta), Trindell Sykes (Atlanta), Ross Cooper (Central), Braxton Hardie (Harrisonburg), Gunnar Yokum (Calvin), Logan Duff (Georgetown), Micah Tims (Georgetown), Landon Coleman (Georgetown)

Wed
16
Mar

WMS LADY TIGER SOFTBALL ROLLS

The Winnfield Middle School Lady Tigers hit the road last week and traveled to powerhouse Ruston on Thursday and Caldwell on Friday. Thursday, WMS was in a barn burner at Ruston and pitching duel. Great pitching kept both teams at bay with Karley Caskey and Kaylee Vercher for WMS and Tolar for Ruston. Caskey and Vercher silenced the Ruston bats allowing only three hits. Tolar for Ruston slowed down the Winnfield bats allowing only three hits. WMS couldn’t take advantage of the four Ruston errors and left six stranded on base. The game ended in a 3-3 tie.

Wed
16
Mar

District 4-C All-District Girls Basketball Announced

First Team All-District

Pincis Goff – MVP, Senior, Atlanta High School

Jaydan Pullig – Senior, Calvin High School

Prentuina Sapp – Senior, Atlanta High School

Catherine Womack – Freshman, Calvin High School

Cadence Griffith – Junior, Georgetown High School

Second Team All-District

Julie Borne – Senior, Harrisonburg High School

Stormy Carpenter – Senior, Calvin High School

Taylor Cockerham – Senior, Georgetown High School

Ali Russel – Sophomore, Central-Joneville

Carlie Maxwell – Georgetown High School

Honorable Mention

Aanaiya Herbert – Senior, Atlanta High School

Janise Starks – Freshman, Atlanta High School

Serenity Pennywell – 8 th Grade, Atlanta High School

Becky Peters – Junior, Calvin High School

Lilly Barnes – Sophomore, Calvin High School

Jami Adams – Sophomore, Central-Jonesville

Wed
16
Mar

Calvin Cougars are State Finalists, You Make Winn Proud

Calvin Cougars are State Finalists, You Make Winn Proud

The Calvin Cougar basketball team finished their incredible season as the Class C state runner-ups. Their final record was 36-3, district 4-C Champs (8-0) and Calvin Tournament and Cedar Creek Tournament Champs. These boys also went undefeated in the Dodson and Quitman round robins.

Wed
02
Mar

Calvin Cruises to Quarterfinals

Calvin Cruises to Quarterfinals

The #1 ranked Calvin Cougar basketball team defeated the #16 ranked Johnson Bayou Rebels in the regional round of the playoffs by the score of 95-50. The Cougars hosted the Rebels on Friday, February 25 th to advance to the quarterfinals to be played in Calvin with the date, time and opponent to be named later. The Cougars had twelve players score in the contest with the starters only playing a total of two quarters. Leading all scorers was senior Joseph Adams with 25, close behind was junior John Bradley Griffin with 22 followed by seniors Wayne Curtis Huckaby adding 15 and Dylan Kyle pitching in 10. Junior Gunnar Yocum scored 8 to help the Cougars run their record to 34-2. Sophomore Caleb Bevill led all Cougars with 9 rebounds, while Yocum had 8 rebounds. Next for the Cougars will be the winner of the #8 Hicks and #9 Plainview game. The Cougars will host either on March 3 rd or 4 th . Check social media for game time and information.

Wed
16
Feb

Calvin Cougars Takes District Title

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Presenting the District 4-C 2022 basketball champions, the Calvin Cougars. The scoreboard showed the final score was 92-64. They are power ranked #1 in the state of Louisiana.

The Calvin Cougars are the district 4-C basketball champions for 2022. Calvin went through the district undefeated with an 8-0 record. The Cougars defeated the Atlanta Bulldogs on Friday, February 11 th by the score of 92-64. At the end of the first quarter, the Cougars held a 22-14 advantage. By halftime the lead was extended by one point for a 37-28 score. The third quarter saw Calvin score 29 points to enter the fourth holding a 66-42 advantage. In the fourth, Calvin scored another 26 points to finish out the game winning 92-64. On Senior night for Calvin, Joseph Adams led all scorers with 33 points, Dylan Kyle added 17 and Wayne Curtis Huckaby had 16 including an amazing half court shot to end the third quarter. JB Griffin added 13, while Sidney Anderson chipped in 5 with Caleb Bevill and Scout Anderson adding 3 each. Gunnar Yocum had 2. The Cougars have either won or shared the district championship for three straight years.

Wed
09
Feb

Winnfield Senior Signs With Louisiana Christian University

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2022Winnfield Senior Signs WithLouisiana

Dyllan Lawson, a senior at WSHS, has signed with Louisiana Christian University in Pineville to play for Coach Drew Maddox and the Wildcat Nation.

Lawson, the son of Scotty and Nikki Lawson of Winnfield, played on both side of the ball last season and scored 13 touchdowns for the Winnfield Tigers. The Tigers compiled a 7-5 record and advanced to the second round of the Louisiana High School Athletics Association Playoffs.

The 5’11 175 lb running back and safety with an impressive 654 yards rushing last season on 93 totes. He averaged just over seven yards a carry. He also had 43 yards receiving on four catches for a average per catch of 10.75 yards.

Louisiana Christiana College, formerly known as Louisiana College, is a member of the Sooner Athletic Conference. They finished last season 4-7 overall and 4-5 in league play.

Dyllan plans to major in Pre-Physical Therapy at LCU.

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