Buffalo Soldiers honor Coach Janice Richard

The Alexandria Chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers recently honored Louisiana College W omen’s Basketball Coach Janice Richard for her success in leading the team to its first American Southwest Conference Tournament title.

Richard, a former Peabody High School basketball star, was named 2009-2010 Coach of the Year. She also led the team to make an appearance in the NCAA Division II Tournament.

The group made the presentation on April 7.

Peabody boys basketball team clinches sixth state title

For the sixth time, Peabody Magnet High School Warhorses are the Class4A Champions in boys basketball.

The team, which reached the 41-0 mark in the Cajundome, beat Bossier 61-58 on Saturday night in Lafayette.

Senior Markel Brown helped the team to victory with 25 points. However, it was sophomore Dequairous Wagner’s  two free throw shots in the final 17.5 seconds of the game that sealed the deal for the Warhorses, which had not been to the Cajundome since 2007.

Brown was named the Most Valuable Player of the championship game.

Peabody’s Markel Brown named MVP

Oklahoma State signee Markel Brown scored a game-high 25 points en route to earning Most Valuable Player honors while leading Peabody Magnet High School to a 61-58 victory over Bossier High in the Louisiana Class 4A state championship game Saturday night at the Cajundome in Lafayette, La.

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Pineville Tigers repeats championship win

The Pineville Tigers are back-to-back Superbowl Champions with a 32-13 win over Tioga. In two seasons the Pineville Tigers are 18-0.