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Louisiana Quiz Bowl Team Delivers Second Straight State Championship

The Louisiana High School Quizbowl team captured their second consecutive Class 2 Scholar Bowl title on Friday, May 4 at the University of Missouri in Columbia and team captain Michael Powers took first place individually overall. The Bulldogs went undefeated and took down each opponent in the tournament by a large margin. Louisiana clenched the […]

Van-Far Wins First; Clopton Takes Second As Area Golfers Square Off In District Meets

It was a day for district golf for area teams on Monday, April 30 and the Van-Far Indians won first place in the Class 1 District 6 meet while the Clopton Hawks collected second place in the Class 1 District 7 meet. The following is a break-down of action throughout the area. The Class 1 […]

LHS Quiz Bowl Teams Competes In National Tournament

Team Takes Sixth In Division; Michael Powers Earns First Place Overall The Louisiana Quiz Bowl team competed in the National Small School Championship in Chicago over the weekend with the team finishing in the top 10 of 96 schools, and sixth place overall in the “Very Small School” category in addition to team captain Michael […]

Van-Far Indians, Lady Bobcats Win Cunningham Invitational

The Cunningham Invitational track meet was held Friday, April 20 in Louisiana. The Van-Far Indians captured first place with 187 points followed by Bowling Green Bobcats with 141 points. Louisiana Bulldogs placed sixth with 24 points and Silex Owls were seventh. The Bowling Green Lady Bobcats took first with 187 points; Louisiana Lady Bulldogs scored 70 points […]

LHS Quiz Bowl Wins District Title

Louisiana hosted the Class 2 District 12 event on Saturday, April 14 and came away with the title. The Bulldogs went 3-0 in the preliminaries with wins over Elsberry (500-260), Clopton (540-140) and Monroe City (630-100). LHS Team Captain Michael Powers was first overall individually with an average of 33 tossup questions per game, earning […]

Bowling Green Track Teams Battle At Centralia

Bowling Green Track teams compete at Centralia High School on Thursday, April 5. In the men’s division the Bowling Green Bobcats came in second with a score of 216. The Lady ‘Cats had a score of 209 to place second. MEN’S RESULTS 100 Meters – Brenden Henderson, 12.12, 3rd; Matt kay, 12.20, 5th; Javan Moore, 12.64, 10th; […]

Salmon Signs With Webster University

2018 Van-Far graduate Walter Salmon, Jr., signed a letter of intent at Webster University to compete in track and field. Salmon signed the letter in a ceremony on Wednesday, March 28. Pictured, front row (l-r): Angella Baldwin, mother; Walter; Bransen Salmon, brother; and Andre Salmon, uncle. Second row: Cris Cross and Kevin Baldwin, Van-Far track coaches. […]

Community Congratulates Van-Far State Champs

Bring out the band and the fire trucks, police cars, trucks and the motorcycles! A congratulatory parade and recognition ceremony was held at Van-Far last week for the Class 2 State Champion Indians basketball team on Thursday, March 15. Coaches Pat Connaway and Brett Reading addressed those attending the ceremony following the parade. Above, Caden […]

Van-Far Indians Win State Championship!

Indians Come From Behind To Win State Crown In Dramatic Overtime Thriller Van-Far junior Trey Miller scored the first basket of the state championship game against Hayti, muscled up a bucket to tie the game and force overtime and then hit the final shot that captured the MSHSAA Class 2 title for the Indians in […]

Indians Clinch Semifinal Victory Over Mid-Buchanan

“They’re resilient. They won’t quit. We don’t give up.” He added later that he and Assistant Coach Brett Reading had a good feeling after the third quarter despite being outscored by Hayti 12-10 in that frame. He noted that they urged the boys to keep their heads in it. He said the big boards and […]

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