Sports Briefs

Published 2:06 pm Friday, September 25, 2020

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Bogalusa High School holding cross country tryouts
Bogalusa High School is holding cross country tryouts for any male or female student at BHS.
Tryouts are being held for two weeks and began Friday, Sept. 11.
For more information, call Bogalusa track and field coach Eddie Walker at 985-516-6192 or email him at

YMCA Golf Tournament rescheduled
The 16th annual YMCA Golf Classic has been rescheduled to Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Bogalusa Country Club after being rained out in late August.
The two-person scramble has registration at 8 a.m., tee time at 9 a.m. and lunch at 11 a.m.
You can drop off registration or mail it to 411 Ave. B, Bogalusa, LA, 70427.
The entry fee is $100 per player.
The cost includes carts, green fees, mulligans and lunch. Carts are limited, so if you have one, you are asked to bring it.
This is the YMCA’s biggest fundraiser.
For more information, call YMCA Program Director Toni St. Philip at 985-732-3741.

Franklinton Soccer Club registration
Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club.
Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season with the membership fee of $60. The uniform fee is $70. The uniforms will be worn every year, so you won’t need to purchase another unless your child outgrows it. To register, go to You can pay the registration fee and uniform fee separately there.
If your child is a current member and will not be playing Fall Soccer, please let the soccer club know. If your child is a current member and will be playing, be on the lookout for an email from the Franklinton Soccer Club and a message from the coach.
The season, which was set to begin on Aug. 24, has been rescheduled.
They are planning to start the season on Oct. 5.
The club will play at the Atoka Recreation Complex this Fall on Hwy. 25. It is located two miles from the entrance to the Washington Parish Fairgrounds.

Pearl River baseball hosting prep showcase
The reigning Region XXIII Champion Pearl River Community College baseball program has announced the date for its annual high school showcase.
The Showcase is set for Sunday, Oct. 4 at Dub Herring Park. Registration will begin at 12:30 p.m., with a 1 p.m. start for the event.
“The goal of this showcase is to give participants the opportunity to display their skills in front of college coaches from not only our program but others as well,” Pearl River coach Michael Avalon said.
The showcase, which is open for any high school baseball player (Class of 2021-2024), will offer a full pro-style workout.
“This will allow different coaches to evaluate each participant in all areas of the game, from speed and pitching to both offense and defense,” Avalon said.
The showcase is $100.
For more information or to pre-register, visit
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