Sports Briefs

Published 1:56 pm Friday, August 20, 2021

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Bogalusa 1975 State Track Team is planning a reunion
Members of the 1975 Bogalusa High School State Championship Track Team is planning a reunion.
The group is trying to get the entire team together.
The reunion is in the planning stages.
If you were a member of the team, call Kenneth McSwain at 832-865-5104.

Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 5K Race is in September
The Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival 5K run/walk race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 8 a.m. in Cassidy Park
Early bird registration, which costs $25, will go until Aug. 31 at 11:59 p.m. After the deadline, the price goes to $30 through raceday. Day of the race registration and check-in are from 7 a.m. until 7:45 a.m.
Those who register by Sept. 6 are guaranteed a T-shirt.
Signups can also be done on
Group rates are $20 a person. Groups are 10 or more.
Group rates must be done by contacting Race Director Kristal Provost, which can be done several ways. Provost can be reached at 985-750-8456, email is or by messaging her through Facebook.
Diva Timing is the race’s official timekeeper.
Awards will be for first through third place in running and walking age groups.
Contact Provost for more information on the race.

Southern Miss Baseball holding a Father-Son/Daughter Camp
Southern Miss baseball is holding a Father-Son/Daughter Camp on Saturday at Pete Taylor/Hill Denson Field.
Registration/sign-in is from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
The clinic runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Eligible participants are kindergartners through eighth graders and their father/guardian.
The fee is $100 per father and one son or daughter and $50 for each additional child.
The Southern Miss Baseball Father Son/Daughter Camp is an opportunity to spend an afternoon with your son or daughter on the baseball field at Pete Taylor Park / Hill Denson Field. This camp will provide an outstanding bonding opportunity for the parent and child while also learning the game of baseball and developing an understanding of key fundamentals in maximizing their son’s full potential. Teaching areas will include pitching, hitting, catching, infield and outfield play. The goal of this one-day camp is to provide answers and training solutions to the questions that are most often asked by today’s fathers and youth league players.
To register for the camps visit For more information, contact USM assistant coach Nick Ammirati at

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