Sports

Wed
08
Apr

Lady Tigers go 56 and enter LHSAA top ten during makeup week

The Lady Tigers played six games in eight days to make up for rain outs and went 5-6. The successful week moved
the Lady Tigers up to #9 in the LHSAA power rankings with just a week and a half left in the season.
 
Wed
01
Apr

Tigers Look to Keep Recent Momentum Going as District Play Looms

Having been rained out for the majority of their predistrict slate, your Winnfield Tigers are hoping the (somewhat) warmer
weather will mean the rest of the schedule remains unaffected by Mother Nature. The Tigers are sporting a 4-5 record (2
game winning streak) with district play on the horizon. The tigers have recorded wins against Avoyelles Charter, Montgomery, Calvin, and Weston while suffering setbacks to Oak Hill (4-3), Montgomery (4- 3), Sacred Heart, Grace 
Christian, and Converse (3- 2).
 
 
Wed
01
Apr

Lady Tigers Prevail with Wins Over Oak Grove and Grant

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The Lady Tigers continue to roll as they pick up wins against Oak Grove 13-6 and Grant 11-0 this past week. The Lady Tigers made the long trip to Oak Grove last Tuesday to do battle with the 2014 State Champion and came out a winner in a 13-6 battle in seven innings.
 
 
Wed
25
Mar

Winnfield Senior High School Lady Tiger Softball Preview

The high expectations forLady Tiger Softball are nosecret. Coach Lyn Bankstonsays “that’s the way the pro-gram has been built, that’swhat is expected and the play-ers know it”. “Our kids havebeen working hard, trainingand conditioning since June oflast year” says Bankston.“They know what it takes toplay on a high level each andevery week”.

 

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Wed
18
Mar

Atlanta Bulldogs named Class C state runnerups

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The #1-seed Atlanta High School Bulldogs made their tenth visit to the LHSAA Class C Championships last week, where they traveled to Lake Charles to take on defending champions, the New Living Word Lions.
 
 
Wed
18
Mar

Congratulations Atlanta Bulldogs

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Congratulations Atlanta Bulldogs for Making it to State! Great Job, We’re Proud of You!
 
 
Wed
18
Mar

Scenes from the 2015 LHSAA

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Scenes from the 2015 LHSAA Class C Boys Basketball State Championship Atlanta High School vs. New Living Word
 
 
Wed
11
Mar

North Louisiana Isshinryu Karate Announces Rank Promotions and Award Ceremony

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Students at North Louisiana Isshinryu were given an opportunity to advance to their next level martial arts training at the close of the year. The karate students were tested on their knowledge and  technique for their requiredlevel of training. As always, effort, attitude and respect are a big part of each rank test. On Dec. 22, North Louisiana Isshinryu Karate  held its annual end of yearawards ceremony. While every student in karate who learns and moves forward is a winner and achiever, a handful were recognized for their outstanding achievement in 2014. North Louisiana Isshinryu Karate is located in Winnfield and is looking forward to another great year in Martial  Arts Training

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Wed
11
Mar

Atlanta High School Basketball Players

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Atlanta High School Basketball Players in 1915, the school’s first team. Shown, left to right, in the front row are: Elzie Jennings (whose last known address was Montgomery, La.), and Charlie Canterbury and Edgar Miller. Back row: Flem M. Durham, Mr. Honeycutt, who was the principal and coach, and Charlie B. Durham and Ambrose Dick. 

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Wed
11
Mar

Out of the Past: Early Winn Parish Sports

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The accompanying group picture recorded the interest in the 1930s in baseball. Harvey O. Myrick is shown third from left (standing) in the back row. The other identifications also bring back warm memories of this active group of sportsmen. The late Arnet Garris is first remembered as the genial clerk at H.A. (Dick) Porter’s Dixie Drug Store before completing  his working career atthe Winnfield U.S. Post Office. The late Hervert (Fat)  Bass was a former city marshal.It is now hard to recall that the young W. Warren Allen (Sr.) shown herewith as mascot grew up to become a successful business man and a high ranking officer of the prestigious Masonic Lodge piror to his untimely demise. H.F. (Bill) Holstead, the genial manager of this team, now lives on Little River with his second wife, the former and personable Ina Fulton. Volmer (Shorty) Bowen was always clowning but very intent when it came to his game of baseball.

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