Pels take road trip for first playoff round

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Port Allen High School travels to Springhill for first playoff match, on Arkansas border

Port Allen head football coach Nick Mitchell said prior to his team’s regular season game that he’d gladly accept wherever playoff berths sent the Pelicans.

Computers that determine the power-points and playoff brackets apparently have ears.


Panthers to play Kaplan High Pirates in playoffs

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"They are a scrappy bunch" ~ Head coach Marc Brown

First year head coach Marc Brown isn’t afraid to set up his players for a challenge, and that is exactly what they will face when they travel to Kaplan on Friday, Nov. 13, to play No. 9 ranked Kaplan High Pirates in the first round of the playoffs.

The 5-5 Panthers will be up against a 7-3 Pirates team that has had five winning seasons over the past five years.  Over the past two years, Kaplan has three playoff wins under their belt.


Second-round loss ends playoff run for Lady Panthers volleyball

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“It was a success... we made it into the second round of the playoffs and I couldn’t be prouder” ~ Coach Kayla Sarradet

Brusly volleyball coach Kayla Sarradet had an inkling about her team’s playoff run as soon as she saw the brackets last week.

Sarradet knew her team had a solid shot against Leesville High School, even with a three-hour road trip as part of the package.


Parkview offense overpowers Pels

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Port Allen coach Nick Mitchell had never coached against Parkview Baptist High School, but he knew plenty about the highly touted Eagles quarterback.

He was everything Mitchell expected.

Multi-time All-State entry Reggie Hayes, Jr., finished his regular season high school run much like he did most of his high school career when he propelled the Parkview offense with five touchdowns in a 55-38 win over the Pelicans in District 6-3A action Nov. 5.

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