Sports Briefs

Published 2:32 pm Friday, April 12, 2019

Bogalusa Little League Opening Day

Bogalusa Little League Opening Day is Saturday, April 13.

The day gets under way at 9 a.m. with a parade that goes from Michael Herrington Ballpark and concludes at the Avenue U Ballpark. There will be an Opening Day Ceremony at the Avenue U Ballpark at 10 a.m. and then the games begin.


Franklinton High School Color Run

The Franklinton High School Color Walk/Run Race takes place Saturday, May 4.

The event benefits the school’s track and field teams.

Early registration, which runs through April 23, costs $25 for adults and $20 for students. Late signups are $30.

Full payment is due by April 23 to guarantee a color packet and T-shirt.

The color walk/run is a two-mile course where participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final color celebration at the finish line.

For more information, call Franklinton track/field coach Andy Perez at 985-969-1281.


Lewis V. Murray Memorial Golf Tournament takes place in May

The inaugural Lewis V. Murray Memorial Golf Tournament takes place on Saturday, May 11 at the Bogalusa Country Club to help benefit the Bogalusa High School football team.

The two-person scramble costs $200 per team.

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the event gets under way at 8 a.m.

Lunch will be provided.

Sponsorship packages are between $100 and $500.

For more information or to sign up, call Bogalusa coach Adam Brumfield at 601-818-4606.


Washington Parish Basketball Tournament

Pine is hosting the Washington Parish Basketball Tournament in December.

Those interested in contributing can call or email Lady Raiders coach Jessica Barber. You can reach her at Pine by calling 985-848-5243 or her cellphone at 504-256-1583. Her email address is