As the clock wound down on the 2014 BHS Homecoming game, players and fans alike stood heartbroken in disbelief as the Panthers lost to the Belle Chasse Cardinals 42 to 34.
*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.
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.
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.