Sports Briefs

Published 1:29 pm Friday, March 31, 2017

Louisiana Red Devils looking for players

The Louisiana Red Devils Travel Basketball Team is looking for players.

The team is holding tryouts Sunday, April 2 at Trafton Academy in Hammond from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. for seventh through 12th graders.

Tryouts cost $20.

For more information about the tryouts, call coach Kilavorous Thompson at 770-375-0035 or email

Their website is


Franklinton Track Color Fun Run/Walk

The Franklinton Demons track team “Color Fun Run/Walk” takes place Saturday, April 29 at Franklinton High School.

Check in begins at 9 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. in front of the football field house.

The event helps raise money for the Franklinton High School track and field teams.

Early registration, which ends Thursday, April 13, costs $20 for Franklinton students and $25 for non-students. Late signups are $30.

Registration forms are available in the office or by asking coach Andy Perez, coach Kevin McDaniel or a member of the Demons track team.

For more information, call 985-839-6781 or email


Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp occurs in June

The Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp is taking place Saturday, June 17 at the Bogalusa YMCA gym.

Registration for the 11th annual event begins at 8:30 a.m. that day and costs $20.

This year’s coaching staff includes Camp Directors Michael Galloway and Nakita Wilson, coaching staff captain Murrell Galloway along with special guest coaches Bradford T. Brown, Orlando Lundie and Monio Mark II.

Michael Galloway is a 1985 Bogalusa High School graduate while Wilson is a former player with LSU and the Portland Trail Blazers. Murrell Galloway is a 1981 Bogalusa High School graduate. Brown, a 1988 Bogalusa High School graduate, is the CEO of Bradford Speaks Life Management, while Lundie is a former Bogalusa High School three-sport star who graduated in 1983 from Bogalusa High School and played at Mississippi State University. Mark is a former star at SUI Ross State University.

For more information, call Michael Galloway at 678-458-3326 or visit


Legends All-Pro Football Camp is in June

The 14th annual Legends All-Pro Football Camp takes place Thursday, June 15 at Lewis V. Murray Jr. Stadium on the campus of Bogalusa High School.

The event, which runs from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., features former Cleveland Browns player Michael Jackson.

The camp will also have NFL players Robert Smith and Sean Smith, Nichols State University coach Greg Greeley, former Southeastern Louisiana University player Kenneth McSwain and Bogalusa head football coach David Roberts.

The camp director is former NFL player and scout, and current Bogalusa assistant football and baseball coach Bruce Plummer.

For more information, call Janola Walker Jr. at 985-516-3433, Ken Martin at 985-750-2343, Robert Smith at 713-594-0702, Debra Plummer at 985-735-1303 or Bruce Plummer at 404-606-2359.