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Tue
19
Nov
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Blackcats remain unbeaten, knock off Anacoco

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By DANIEL GREEN
 
FLORIEN – The Florien Blackcats have proven to have the offensive firepower to beat anyone. On Saturday night, they showed they could play a little defense too. The Blackcats remained unbeaten on the season by limiting the Anacoco Indians to just 18 first-half points en route to a 57-42 victory over their rivals from Vernon Parish on homecoming night at FHS.

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Tue
19
Nov
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Tigers run past Delcambre, 47-7

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By DANIEL GREEN
 
A victory is a victory, even if it wasn’t particularly your best effort. The top-ranked Many Tigers overcame 103 yards in penalties and a pair of turnovers to knock off the No. 32 Delcambre Panthers last Friday night, Nov. 15, in Tiger Stadium in the first round of the Class 2A playoffs, 47-7.

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Tue
12
Nov
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Lady Eagles, Ebarb reach tourney finals

Florien junior Cheyenne Herrington (24) attempts to drive to the lane in the Lady Blackcats’ hard-fought win last Friday over Castor in the first round of the Pleasant Hill Tournament.
By DANIEL GREEN
 
PLEASANT HILL – The Pleasant Hill Lady Eagles reached the finals of their own tournament last Friday night with a 42-37 victory over the Converse Lady Wildcats. Pleasant Hill (2-1) took on the Stanley Lady Panthers in the tourney finals on Saturday, while Converse dropped to 0-2 with the loss.
 
Tue
12
Nov
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Florien, Stanley claim titles at PHHS Tournament

Florien’s Keaton Booker takes a jumper during action Thursday at the Pleasant Hill Tournament.
By DANIEL GREEN
 
PLEASANT HILL – The Florien Blackcats remained unbeaten on the season, defeating the Ebarb Rebels in the finals of the Pleasant Hill Tournament on Saturday, 58-51. The Blackcats are now 4-0 on the season, thanks to the victory. Florien opened the season with a decisive win over Pitkin, before sweeping past Castor, Doyline and Ebarb to claim the tournament championship.
 
Tue
12
Nov
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Tigers have little trouble disposing of Bunkie

Many junior nose guard Jamairous Newton (right) wraps up Darrion Christmas on a tackle during the second half of the Tigers’ 41-0 win last Friday. The Tigers wrapped up the District 3-2A schedule with a 4-1 record and a piece of the league title.
by DANIEL GREEN
 
Facing adversity makes teams stronger. After dealing with a multitude of injuries and an unexpected loss in the opening week of District 3-2A play, the Many Tigers seem to be on their way back in a big way.
 
Tue
05
Nov
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Braud victorious in Many Bass Club’s monthly tournament

Second place in the October tournament of the Many Bass Club was taken by points leader Derek Mong.
Fishing a Carolina rig on points, points and more points, Tim Braud won the October Tournament of the Many Bass Club with a fivefish stringer weighing in at 13.23 pounds. Braud, an experienced and quality class Toledo Bend fisherman, reeled in his fish in the Cypress Bend area on grassy points in 8-14 feet of water.
 
Tue
05
Nov
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Tigers spoil Oakdale’s homecoming, 42-0

Robert Parrie (44) attempts to fight off Oakdale fullback Timmy Townley (33) during action last Friday night. Parrie and the Many Tigers blanked Townley and the Warriors, 42-0. (Special to the Index/TINA McCORMIC)
By DANIEL GREEN
 
OAKDALE – John Keats once penned, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” The third-ranked Many Tigers committed 10 penalties for 90 yards and turned the ball over four times, hardly a thing of beauty.
 
Tue
29
Oct
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Lady Blackcats prevail against Castor, 57-51

By DANIEL GREEN
 
HORNBECK – After trailing for the majority of the first half, the Florien Lady Blackcats came to life. Behind solid play from Aja Law and Shy Herrington, the Lady Blackcats were able to overcome an early deficit to top the Castor Lady Tigers on Saturday at the Hornbeck Hall of Fame event, 57-51.

 

Tue
29
Oct
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Tigers roll past Menard, 39-9

Wyatt Thiels (71) and Tanner Roberts combine to bring down Many running back James Carhee (12) during the third quarter of the Tigers’ 39-9 win over the Menard Eagles in District 3-2A play.
By DANIEL GREEN
 
Look who’s back at the top of the District 3-2A standings. Behind another powerful effort by the offense, the Many Tigers obliterated the Menard Eagles last Friday night at Tiger Stadium, claiming a 39-9 victory in front of an enthusiastic homecoming crowd..

 

Tue
29
Oct
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Blackcats hold off Simpson, 72-62

Florien’s Tyler Partridge takes a charge from Simpson’s Karsen Kelly (30) during first-half action last week in Hall of Fame play at Anacoco High School.
By DANIEL GREEN
 
ANACOCO – After building a huge double-digit lead in the third period, the Florien Blackcats had to hold off a furious late charge from the Simpson Broncos at the Anacoco Hall of Fame games last Friday. A total of six Florien players scored at least nine points as the Blackcats downed the Broncos, 72-62.

 

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