BOWLING GREEN—The official start of the Pike County Fair came with clear skies and warm temperatures; perfect for the kickoff rodeo brought to the county fair by Outlaw/J5 Rodeo Co.
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BOWLING GREEN—With the school currently shutdown, Bowling Green R-1 School Athletic Director Matt Chance, said so are the spring athletic competitions.
LOUISIANA – A former quarterback for the team will lead the Louisiana Bulldogs into their next season, the school district announced Wednesday, March 25.
CLOPTON – Louisiana’s Thursday, Feb. 27 game against cross-country rivals Clopton ended in a narrow loss, but the game was fiercely contested throughout.
CLOPTON – The Clopton girls basketball team won their first post-season game Monday, Feb. 24, by more than 50, soundly beating Van-Far and hopefully setting a positive tone for the games to come.
CLOPTON – Family, friends and coaches joined two Clopton football players Wednesday, Feb. 19 as they finalized their intentions for the post-high school athletic and academic careers.
LOUISIANA – Zach Richardson expected to play sports at the college level — but a challenging run for the Louisiana Bulldogs during this time as a quarterback for the team led him to discount football as a possibility.
CLOPTON – The Hawks entered last week on the heels of a triumph at the Bowling Green Invitational Tournament. The week, however, had its share of challenges, resulting a narrow win over Louisiana on Tuesday, Feb. 4 and a 49-28 loss to Montgomery County Friday, Feb. 7.
CLOPTON – The Clopton girls basketball team fought hard throughout Thursday night’s home game against Montgomery County, but couldn’t make up the deficit driven in part by strong free throw shooting by their opponents.
Louisiana High School’s Tuesday, Jan. 28 swim meet against Fort Zumwalt South High School resulted in two first place finishes for Louisiana’s Shayla Hopkins.
BOWLING GREEN – For the fourth time in four years, the Clopton girls basketball team are the champions of Missouri’s second-oldest high school basketball tournament
BOWLING GREEN – A come-from-behind victory over Winfield Saturday, Feb. 1, gave Clopton its first place finish in last week’s Bowling Green tournament.
ELSBERRY – An energetic fourth quarter couldn’t make up the difference for the Louisiana boys basketball team in their away game against Elsberry Tuesday, Jan. 21
LOUISIANA – Each of Louisiana’s three swimmers at the school’s Tuesday, Jan. 21 home meet against Hannibal achieved a personal best in one of the events they participated in.
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.
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.
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.
CLOPTON – A hard-fought loss against Wright City pushed the Louisiana girls basketball team out of the consolation bracket and the Clopton Invitational Tournament.
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.
MONROE CITY – Louisiana’s girls basketball team lost 75-5 to Palmyra in their first round match at the opening of the Monroe City Tournament Tuesday.
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.
MONROE CITY – Thursday’s game between Louisiana’s boys basketball team and South Shelby was pushed into two periods of overtime, with neither team securing a decisive advantage.
BOWLING GREEN—The letter of resignation came as a surprise to some, but Kevin Krietemeyer, head coach for Bowling Green’s football team decided he wanted to spend more time with his family.
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.
Senior night for fall activities at Louisiana High School was marked at last Thursday’s home basketball game. The scheduled senior night was canceled with its associated football game. Photos by Adam Thorp
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.