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Ross Granger’s parents Nathan and Dana Granger stand with Dane Dixon, the LSU-E player who will wear Ross Granger’s No. 11 jersey.

Tradition continues: LSU-Eunice player given Ross Granger’s No. 11 jersey

EUNICE - It was his dream to play college baseball, but Ross Granger never threw a pitch for LSU of Eunice.
On April 10, 2015, Granger signed with the Bengals and the left-hander pitcher was just 10 days away from starting his collegiate career before cancer ended his dream of playing college ball.
The son of Erath’s Nathan and Dana Granger from was diagnosed with an astrocytoma in his brain stem and the 19-year old died on Nov. 11, 2016, as his former Erath football team beat Eunice High in the Class 3-A playoffs.

Bailey Broussard

Former VC pole vaulter finishes third at LSU indoor track meet

LAFAYETTE – Former Vermilion Caholic pole vaulter Bailey Broussard finished third (11-3 3/4) place in her first college track meet.
Broussard, a freshman, and the Cajuns track and field team opened its 2018 indoor season on Friday when it traveled to Baton Rouge to compete in the LSU Purple Tiger Invitational at Carl Maddox Fieldhouse.

North Vermilion's Allison Meaux (20) and Gabbie Bessard .

North Vermilion sweeps Erath

The North Vermilion Patriots and Lady Patriots took care of Erath on Friday.
The win keeps both North Vermilion teams in the hunt for the district title and a playoff berth in the Class 3A playoffs.
In the girls game, the Lady Pirates had little trouple whipping Erath 58 -36 at NVHS.
The Lady Patriots blew the game open in the first half by scoring 36 points compared to Erath’s 20.
Kaylee Lopez provided the spark for NV with 20 points. She nailed four 3-pointers. They were all made in the first half.

Kaplan's Daniel Poole is surrounded by Wildcats when he goes up for a shot.

Kaplan Pirates stun Abbeville in Wildcat gym

Beating the Abbeville Wildcats in their gym is always tough, especially for the Kaplan Pirates.
Despite the odds, the Pirates pulled off the victory, 43-40, over Abbeville on Friday.
“This was a big win for the kids becaue they worked so hard in practice,” said Kaplan head coach Cody Mire. “We have come so close, losing by one or two points to different teams this season.. Tonight, we pulled it off.”
It was not easy, however.

Vermilion Parish teams can’t afford to lose due to power points

Different parish basketball teams now have a lot riding on each game at around the half way point of the season.
One of those teams is the Delcambre Panthers (7-8). The Panthers are on the road tonight to play a tough West St. Mary basketball team in a district contest
At the half way point of the season, Delcambre is seeded No. 30 in the latest Class A power point rankings. The top 32 make the playoffs.
With that in mind, the Delcambre Panthers can not afford to lose many more games if they hope to make the playoffs.

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