High School

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Avoyelles Head Coach Andy Boone conducts a post-game team huddle after the Mustangs’ loss in Jena last season. Scenes like this will make Friday nights special for high school football fans as the 2018 season kicks off this Friday. {Photo by Connie Giovanetti}

Mustangs will ‘play their game’ again this year

{This week's edition of the Marksville Weekly News and Bunkie Record includes our annual high school football preview, which contains more articles as well as team and individual athletes' photos.}

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Jackie Small (back row, center) stands with her 1989 Marksville High basketball team. Team members include her daughter Latisha Small, Stacey Bordelon, Adrena Lee, Kim Kitchen, Stephanie Reynolds, Lydia Price, Raquel Deshautelle, Rochelle Williams, Staci Bonnette and Sharla Gordon.

Avoyelles School Board may rename Marksville High gym to honor Jackie Small

Marksville High School’s gymnasium may soon be named in honor of former teacher and coach Jackie Small who recently died.

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AND HE'S OFF ........

Avoyelles halfback Myron Robertson (8) takes off for some of his game-leading 116 rushing yards last Friday against the Northwest Raiders in Round 1 of the Class AAA playoffs. Northwest defeated the Mustangs, 40-28. {Photo by Connie Giovanetti}

High school football season ends as parish's three teams fall in playoffs

After 11 weeks of Friday (and some Thursday) night contests, the high school football season came to an end in Avoyelles Parish in Round 1 of the 32-team playoffs in both Class AAA and Class AA.



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