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Michigan Wolverine center, Cesar Ruiz (51), pulls around to run interference for running back Hassan Haskins (25) against Wisconsin last season. The New Orleans Saints used their first round pick in the 2020 NFL draft to select Ruiz. The 6’4, 219 pound junior is from Camden, New Jersey. (Photo courtesy of Michigan Photography)

Feeling a “draft”

The 2020 NFL Draft accomplished two different results for both the New Orleans Saints and the LSU Tigers.

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Former Ville Platte High standout and current ULL basketball player, Ty’Reona Doucet (35), waits patiently for a teammate to come open during a regular season game with the ULM Lady Warhawks. Doucet and the ULL basketball team had their season cut short because of the Coronavirus epidemic. (Gazette photo by Tracey Jagneaux)


We all know how heartbreaking it has been for the senior high school athletes across the parish, as their season was mowed down by the pandemic of the Coronavirus.


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