Mangham dropped its first game of the season as the Class 1A Dragons fell to 3A Sterlington 35-13 Friday in Mangham.
Franklin Parish head football coach Sonny Nason makes no bones about it. His Patriot team was overmatched going into its Friday’s contest at Lake Charles College Prep Friday.
Mangham High School offensive lineman Antonio Bell picked up a loose fumble at the Oak Grove 1-yard line and carried it the end zone to give Mangham a 27-23 upset win over the two-time defending Class A state champion Tigers Friday in Oak Grove.
The friendly barbs flew around the annual Bayou Jamb presser once again, as coaches took the opportunity to promote their programs and players while also acknowledging the difficulties of navigating a football season while dealing with COVID-19.
Down 20-0 to Kentwood on the road in the second quarter of its Class 2A Regional contest, Mangham head coach Scott Wilcher told his Dragon team not to panic, there was plenty of time left, keep its composure and just keep playing.
After enduring what Mangham head coach Scott Wilcher called one of the craziest five or six minutes he had ever been around, the Dragon football team rolled past Madison 55-18 to advance to the second round of the Class 2A playoffs.
Mangham High faces a familiar opponent in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs at the No. 2 Dragons welcome No. 21 Madison to Mangham after defeating the Jaguars 42-10 in Tallulah Friday.
Mangham High head football coach Scott Wilcher said his team would have to match Ferriday's energy, speed and physicality to have a chance for a win at Melz Field Friday in Ferriday
The Franklin Parish High School Patriette Dance team will be having a Veteran’s Day program at the Nov. 6 game, Chasity Southern, Patriette coach said.
After a delay of nearly two hours, Mangham High took care of business, defeating Rayville 40-6 Friday night in Ravyille to improve to 4-0 on the season, and 2-0 in District 2-2A.
Union super sophomore running back Trey Holley rushed for 181 yards on 10 carries and three touchdowns to lead the Farmers past Franklin Parish 46-12 in Farmerville Friday.
FRANKLIN PARISH PATRIOT defense was stingy Thursday night as they held LaSalle to just six points while the offense racked up 32 points led by quarterback Bryce Curtis. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)
Mangham High head football coach Scott Wilcher said his players have been resilient throughout the Covid-19 guidelines, but were more than happy to don the pads last week.
The only thing sweeter than hearing that his team could have contact was Franklin Parish head football coach Sonny Nason hearing the sounding of popping pads Thursday at practice.
Franklin Parish head football coach Sonny Nason spent Friday night watching his former team — Crossett High in Arkansas — play a game in northeast Arkansas. He also watched other high school games in Texas and Mississippi.
FRANKLIN PARISH Patriot Coach Rob Perry walks his players through flipping tires Monday afternoon. The Patriot team currently is running through conditioning and working in the weight room to prepare for the upcoming season. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)
Changing fall sports schedules have not been discussed during meetings by Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) executive director Eddie Bonine, according to Franklin Parish School Superintendent John Gullatt.
A Franklin Parish assistant football coach tested positive for the coronavirus, but because the Patriots have been off for a July 4 break no one else has been affected.
When you are underdogs no one expects you to pull off a 10-0 regular season record and a district football championship, especially if you were a Crowville Bulldog.