LECOMPTE – The eighth seeded Mamou Lady Demons wrangled the top ranked Rapides Lady Mustangs to a 68-55 win Thursday night in Lecompte in the quarterfinal round to advance to the Top 28.
VILLE PLATTE – Slows starts have plagued the Ville Platte High Bulldog basketball team all season long and Friday night was no exception, as they defeated the Vidalia Vikings 79-58 here in a first round Class 3A playoff contest.
VILLE PLATTE – When a team is playing at their very best, the old sports cliché “firing on all cylinders” is often used to describe that situation.
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Ville Platte High’s JROTC’s Color Guard march through the crowd on way to the state area inside the Martin Luther King Jr. Center on Friday. The group led the crowd in the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance during the First African-American Achievers & Black History Mural Dedication Awards Luncheon (Gazette photo by Raymond Partsch III)
The City of Ville Platte’s past and present African-American leaders were paid homage on Friday.