Sports Briefs

Published 11:54 am Friday, September 6, 2019

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 5K run/walk race

The 2019 Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival race will take place Saturday, Sept. 28, in Cassidy Park.

The competition begins at 8 a.m.

Signups are $25.

The deadline to receive a T-shirt is Sept. 7.

Raceday registration is from 7 a.m. until 7:45 a.m.

For more information, email Race Director Kristal Provost at


Tru Archery Team holding annual raffle

The TRU Archery Team, which is based out of Franklinton, is holding its annual raffle.

Tickets are a $2 donation.

The group is drawing for three prizes.

First place is two tickets to the LSU game against Arkansas that takes place Saturday, Nov. 23 at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.

Second place is a Kyseck 25 quart ice chest.

Third place is a Covert Blackout Game Camera.

The raffle takes place on Saturday, Oct. 19 and the winner does not need to be present.

You can find out more by visiting and ‘Liking’ the team’s Facebook page Tru Archery Team or by Facebook messaging Shannon Forbes.


State parks adjust pool schedules for end of summer

The Louisiana Office of State Parks is adjusting the swimming pool schedules for the end of summer to ensure that certified lifeguards are present during pool operating hours. All pools will close for the season after Labor Day.

State parks with water playgrounds, which includes Bogue Chitto in Franklinton, is open Tuesdays through Sundays through Oct. 31 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

State parks with designated beach swimming areas that includes Bogue Chitto, is open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, but do not have lifeguard supervision.

Standard day-use admission is $3 per person and provides beach, pool, and water playground access.

For more information about Louisiana State Parks, visit, or follow Louisiana State Parks on Facebook and Twitter.


Bowling Green Booster Club Golf Tournament

The Bowling Green School Football Booster Club is holding a golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Franklinton Country Club.

The three-person scramble costs $75 per person.

For more information, call Aaron Lott at 601-329-9002.