Sports

Wed
18
Sep

Sikes Wolf Creek Festival to Feature Special Music

On Saturday September 21, Sikes will host the Wolf Creek Festival. The day will start of with a parade at 9 A.M followed by opening ceremonies at 9:30. At 10 AM, the Bayou Blend Barbershop Quartet will play followed by the Sanctuary Quartet at 11. The day will then end with Scotty Temple and Southbound Train at 7 PM. Cost of admission is just $2 from 9 AM to 5 PM and $5 after 7 pm. There will be plenty of activities and vendors, so come out and have a good time.

 

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Wed
18
Sep

Senior Spotlight

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Timothy Bryce Maloy is in this week’s Senior Spotlight. Bryce is a senior at Winnfield Senior High School. Bryce is a member of Beta, 4-H, Honors Society, Tiger Mentors, and the Fellowship of Christian Students. In addition, Bryce has been a member of the power lifting team, linebacker for the football team, and a member of the baseball team. With his help, the Winnfield Senior High powerlifting team placed second in the state last year. Individually, Bryce also placed first in district and regional competition. Bryce plans on majoring in Electrical Engineering at McNeese State University in the fall.

 

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Wed
11
Sep

Winnfield Tiger Football Prevails In Season Opener

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From Left to Right: Danny Parker, Joshua Tinnerello, Coach Lynn Bankston, and Mike Smith. Joshua Tinnerello (QB/DB) was honored as the P.K. Smith Player of the Week. He had two interceptions and 75 yards rushing in the win against Jonesboro Hodge.

According to Eddie Jenkins, WSHS Football Alum and creator of WinnfieldTigerFootball.com, WSHS and Jonesboro-Hodge have one of the longest running series in Louisiana High School Football history. The two have faced each other each year since 1945. Through the 2019 season, the two schools have met 92 times on the football field with Winnfield leading the series 48-42-2.

Wed
04
Sep

Community Gathers to Bring SPC Clayton Horne Home

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On Friday, August 30, hundreds of Winn Parish citizens gathered downtown to welcome the convoy of numerous police officers from across the state that escorted the remains of SPC Clayton Horne to Winnfield. SPC Horne also served as a deputy with the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office and was a resident of Atlanta, La. He died while serving our country in Saudi Arabia on August 17, 2019.

The Winnfield Senior High Football Team will be playing against Jonesboro-Hodge at 7pm. It is an away game so go out and support your Tigers!

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Wed
14
Aug

Are You Ready for Tailgating Season?

(StatePoint) Firing up the grill is a year-round pastime for many, especially in fall, when tailgating takes over stadium parking lots nationwide.

Grilling for a tailgate crowd can be just as high stakes as the game itself,” says The Pit Crew of Pit Boss Grills. “Being prepared sets you up for an easy victory on the grill and in the lot.”

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Wed
14
Aug

WSHS Tiger Football Coaching Update

The tradition and history of Winnfield Senior High School Football intrigued Coach Tommy Tharp when he heard Head Coach Lyn Bankston was looking for an Offensive Coordinator. “Winnfield has always been known for excellence in athletics and academics. I called Coach Bankston about the possibility of me coming to Winnfield and things just fell into place.” Coach Tharp is known for winning as he led the Mangham Dragons to back to back to back State Championship games in New Orleans in 2013, 2014, and 2015 and numerous playoff appearances.

 

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Wed
07
Aug

Tiger Football Season Tickets On Sale

Come by Winnfield Senior High School and renew or purchase your 2019 football season tickets. The Tigers have been busy this summer with off-season workouts. The Tigers along with the student body will have school for ½ day Friday, August 9 and start full time Monday, August

12.

The Tigers will officially get started on Monday, August 12 after school with shoulder pads and helmets and full pads starting on Thursday, August

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Wed
07
Aug

WSHS Head Football Coach Lyn Bankston Speaks to Kiwanis

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Pictured left to right Seniors Barron Collins, Jacob Gorham, Jackson McFarland and Coach Lyn Bankston of the Winnfield Senior High football team.

WSHS Head Football Coach Lyn Bankston spoke to the Kiwanis club Monday, July 29 th . He brought with him Senior members of the team Barron Collins (defensive tackle), Jacob Gorham (defensive end and tight end) and Jackson McFarland (defensive end and blocking back). Team mother Alisha Powell was also present.

A day in the life of the team right now is 6:30 AM workout Monday through Thursday. Then they go to work, eat, sleep and repeat the next day. These young men are committed to the process of being high achievers. Coach Bankston said he did not want mediocres because they do not To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition http://www.etypeservices.com/Winn%20Parish%20EnterpriseID437/

Wed
31
Jul

Pee-Wee Flag Football 2019 Deadline Approaching

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The City of Winnfield Recreation Department is in the final stages of regular registration for it’s Flag Football Leagues, with the final registration date being Friday, September 2 nd . Regular registration fee for this league is $40.00. Boys and girls ages 4-12 are eligible for this exciting program. Don’t let this deadline pass you by. Sign your child up today. November 1 st is the age cutoff date. Kids that turn 4 on or before November 1 st are eligible for the program. 

 

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Wed
17
Jul

John T. Armitage, Jr. speaks to Kiwanis Club

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Pictured is John T. Armitage, Jr. with his son Kyle Armitage at the July 8th Kiwanis club meeting.

Kiwanian Kyle Armitage’s father, John T. Armitage, Jr., spoke to the Kiwanis club Monday, July 8 th . Mr. Armitage was born in 1925 and spoke about growing up in the Great Depression and serving in WWII. He grew up in Texas in a town along the Trinity River. His great-grandfather emigrated from York and lived on the Trinity River. He helped to get the railroad through the area.

Farming of tomatoes and cotton was the industry there when Mr. Armitage was growing up. The tomatoes were packed in wooden boxes by women in a shed by the railroad. The tomatoes had to be green to be shipped. If there were any pink ones they were sold by the boys to the engineers of the trains.

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