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In place of an all-inclusive end-of-year ceremony, Louisiana is opting to recognize its students athletic accomplishments in three ceremonies at the end of each season — starting next Wednesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. at Louisiana High School. The fall ceremony will recognize high school footbal…

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SPANISH LAKE, MO. – The Clopton Hawks competed in cross-country districts Saturday, Nov. 2, earning a trip to sectional competition and toward state for the women's squad.

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MONROE CITY, MO. – A very strong performance by the Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks just about unseated the Monroe City Panthers at an away game Friday

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BOWLING GREEN – As their season reached its end, cross-country runners from around the region — including representatives of Clopton — flocked to the Pike County Fairgrounds for the Bowling Green Invitational cross-country meet.

It was like watching two heavyweight boxers throwing punch after punch Friday night as the Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks and the South Callaway Bulldogs combined for 92 points.

Clopton softball went 1-2 last week, but Coach Tony Francis sees reasons to be optimistic about their performance as the team approaches district tournament play.

WELLSVILLE, MO – On Monday, Sept. 23, the Clopton Hawks Cross Country Team competed at the Eastern Missouri Conference Junior High meet in Wellsville-Middletown.  On the girls side, Stacia Talbert placed 11th with a time of 12:00 min.  Skylar Parker placed 12th with a time of 12:05 min. Dais…

VAN-FAR – From the opening snap it was all Clopton-Elsberry IndianHawks Friday night as they ran roughshod over the Van-Far Indians.

CLOPTON – The results in a blow-out against North Calloway and a more competitive match against Montgomery County, ended in two losses for the Ladyhawks.

LOUISIANA – The Bulldogs struggled their first time out under the Friday night lights this season, failing to put up a point against the Mark Twain High School Tigers last Friday, Aug. 30.

CLOPTON – The Indian-Hawks started their football season with an away game played in difficult conditions — and, in the end, with a hard-fought 7-20 loss to the Duchesne High School in St. Charles.

LOUISIANA – More than 150 people gathered at the First Baptist Church in Louisiana on Sunday, Aug. 25 for a tailgate party followed by Spirit Day worship service. Everyone dressed in Bulldog attire or colors, other sports attire or wore a “Proud Bulldog Fan” sticker to show their support. Th…

LOUISIANA – The First Baptist Church of Louisiana will host a tailgate party for coaches, faculty and students from Louisiana Middle School and High School before their services Sunday, starting at 10 a.m. The event will be held in their parking lot.

LOUISIANA – For more than a decade, the efforts and generosity of private citizens have maintained the flags in public places, from modest ones flying in city parks to the huge flag that serves as the focal point of Louisiana’s riverfront. Together, these efforts can be costly — more than $5…

Patience pays off: Eighty-three-year-old golfer Ed Pennington scored his second hole in one in 67 years of playing golf on Monday, July 15. He has had both holes in one on hole #9 at Pike County Country Club using a #6 iron. His first hole-in-one was on the same hole in May 2015. Courtesy photo

Donovan Denslow competes in the 2-mile race at the state track meet. He came in third. Courtesy photoBeverly Abel leaps while competing in the 300-meter hurdles. Courtesy photo.Clopton's Shawn Yates and his competition in the 110-meter hurdles.Abel and parrish participate in the 4x200 meter …

Bowling Green’s baseball team kept their EMO Conference title hopes alive last week after picking up a big 4-1 victory over a talented Silex squad.Cody Pogue had an RBI single in the top of the second inning toscore Kaden Chandler for the Bobcats’ first run.With the game tied at 1-1 in the t…

Bowling Green’s Brayden Buffington after winning the EMO Conference title. Submitted photo.Bowling Green golfer Brayden Buffington had a memorable week for the Bobcats’ golf program.He started out with a medalist victory in the 18-team Elsberry Invitational. Buffington then won a tri-match a…

file photo.Louisiana’s baseball team played its first ballgame Tuesday against Silex, launching itself into a season in which head coach Ryan Griffin says will put the team “right in the thick of things.”The team has 16 players on its roster. Griffin said the number may make it tricky to fie…