Sports Briefs

Published 12:30 am Saturday, March 24, 2018

Franklinton golf teams hosting tournament

The 2018 Franklinton Golf Team Golf Tournament takes place Saturday, March 24 at Franklinton Country Club at 1 p.m.

The event is a six-hole scramble, six hole alternate shot and six hole four-ball and has a pre-flight with GEN Handicap System.

The cost is $120 per two-person team.

The cost includes food and drink and prizes will be awarded for Closest to the Hole and Longest Drive.

Hole sponsorships are available for $50.

For more information, e-mail


Franklinton track, field teams holding color run

Franklinton’s track and field teams are holding their second annual color run on Saturday, April 28.

The two-mile race begins in front of the Franklinton football field house. During the race, participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final celebration at the finish line.

Check-in time is set for 9 a.m. in front of the field house and the race begins at 10 a.m.

Early registration, which runs through Friday, April 13, costs $20 for students and $25 for adults. Late sign ups are $30.

For more information, email Andy Perez at


Franklinton Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament

The Franklinton Chamber of Commerce is having its inaugural golf tournament Friday, April 20 at the Franklinton Country Club.

The four-person scramble cost $400 per team. Breakfast is at 7:30 a.m. and there is a shotgun start beginning at 9 a.m.

The registration deadline is April 13.

The competition prizes include a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, 2018 Harley Davidson, St. Andrews Golf Vacation for two that is for six days, 2018 Imitator side-by-side fully loaded, a four day/three night vacation package for two and assorted gift cards and door prizes.

For more information call, Seth Descant at 504-577-6959 or email him at You can also call the chamber office at 985-839-5822.


Milltown Classic Race takes place in May

The 22nd annual Milltown Classic takes place Saturday, May 19 in Cassidy Park.

The 5K run/walk race helps benefit the Bogalusa Rotary Club.

Registration and check-in begins at 7 a.m. with the race set for 8 a.m.

The cost for pre-registered runners is $20. Raceday signups are $25 and the fee for children 12-under is $7. Pre-registration ends on Friday, May 18.

Trophies will be awarded for each age group. Age groups run every 10 years.

Entry forms can be obtained at 248 Richmond Street in Bogalusa or from any Rotary member.


Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp takes place in June

The 12th annual Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp is being held at the Bogalusa YMCA on Saturday, June 16.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the clinic gets under way at 9 a.m.

The cost is $20 per person.

The camp directors are 1985 Bogalusa High School graduate Michael Galloway along with Nikita Wilson. Murrell Galloway, who is a 1981 Bogalusa High School graduate, is the coaching staff captain and there will be special guest coaches/speakers.

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