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CLOPTON – A close match against Wellsville-Middletown and a blow-out against Silex last week should provide a nice starting ramp as they enter next week’s Bowling Green tournament.

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CLOPTON – A pair of close losses — first to Winfield, 54-45, and then to Wright City, 55-52 — left the home team for the Clopton Invitational Tournament with a fourth-place finish.

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CLOPTON – A roaring student section greeted Clopton’s teams throughout last week’s tournament. Ultimately, The school’s hometown heroes were unable to get past Monroe City, which won the girls tournament championship with a margin of more than 20 points.

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CLOPTON – A hard-fought loss against Wright City pushed the Louisiana girls basketball team out of the consolation bracket and the Clopton Invitational Tournament.

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CLOPTON – Louisiana owned the boys consolation bracket at last week’s tournament, recovering from an early loss to second-place finisher Winfield by beating Silex (52-37) and then Elsberry (51-33).

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. – On Saturday, Jan. 4, three youths from the local area competed in the Northeast District Elks National Foundation Hoop Shoot.  Reece Wommack, Landyn Alexander,and Ford Shealor traveled to Jefferson City for the competition.  

Moberly, Mo. – The competition between the California boys teamat the Moberly Holiday shootout Saturday, Dec. 28 and Clopton was tight, ending 88-84 in overtime. The game was close throughout, with Clopton actually leading 50-49 at the end of the third quarter.

LOUISIANA – Louisiana will bring another generation of storied Bulldogs into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame between its varsity basketball games scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 19.

MONTGOMERY CITY – Clopton moved on from a disappointing season opener early last week to a more confident path to victory in the consolation bracket of the Montgomery County Invitational Tournament.

LOUISIANA – Losses to Highland and Van Far last week brought Louisiana boys basketball team’s record to 0-3.

LOUISIANA – After difficulties filling out the roster forced the team to cancel a game the week before last, Louisiana girls basketball played both their season opener and their first home game last week.

Louisiana’s junior varsity team was a bright spot during the school’s triple-headers against Highland and Van Far last week. Louisiana JV beat Highland 52-44 and Van Far 55-30.

Clopton recognized its cross-country runner and softball players at an award ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 21. On the cross-country team, Hunter Burt was recognized as best male runner and best new runner;

MONTGOMERY CITY – Monday evening’s match-up against the Fulton Hornets ended in disappointment for the Clopton Lady Hawks.

Palmyra, Mo. – The first game in the new season for Louisiana Bulldogs basketball ended up being a high-scoring loss for the team.


BOWLING GREEN—The Bowling Green High School gymnasium filled with excited students, parents, teachers and administration personnel for the 2019 Fall Awards Ceremony.

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…

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

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…