The making of a champion

Written by Joelle Wright on .


*This article originally ran in our August 28 Kick-Off fall sports special section

For many athletes, the playing field is a venue where emotions they contain and control so well during their daily lives comes roaring out like a tornado – Port Allen Pelicans senior center Troy Latiolais lives this on a daily basis.


Brusly students volunteer to help teach youth cheerleading

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These days, the stereotypical answers to bored teenagers would most likely be video games, cell phones and television. But for five Brusly high and middle school students, the answer is vastly different - they volunteer.

This year with the inception of the Brusly Panthers Youth Football program, a program for girls, age 6-12, to support the football program as cheerleaders was also developed.


Plaquemine tops Brusly

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After a solid win against St. John during their first regular season game, the Brusly Panthers came into Friday’s home opener against the 4A Plaquemine Green Devils with plenty of confidence -- unfortunately for the Panthers, it takes more than confidence to beat a team as tough as this year’s Green Devils team.


Pels run rampant

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Port Allen football players talked plenty, last week, about what fueled their motivation against Redemptorist.

Head coach Guy Blanchard didn’t like what he heard.

Blanchard told his players moments before the game to focus on the business at hand and not dwell on the 28-21 upset that shocked the Pelicans last season.

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