Sports Briefs

Published 12:12 pm Friday, June 17, 2022

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Venture Crew has spots available for canoe racers

Bogalusa Venture Crew 313 has spots available on its canoe racing teams.

The group is preparing for several canoe races this spring.

Participants must be between the ages of 13 and 21.

There is no cost to join, as the crew funds the racing through its work programs.

The group is practicing at Five Lakes every Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

For more information, call Col. Bobby Miller at 985-750-8134 or 985-732-9341.

Franklinton Soccer registration is upcoming

Franklinton Soccer Club registration will begin in the upcoming week.

Practice will start the week of Aug. 29 and games will be played on Saturdays from Sept. 10 through Nov. 5.

There will be no games on Labor Day Weekend or the week of the fair.

For more information, visit the Franklinton Soccer Club Facebook page or their website,

Bowling Green holding golf tournament

The Mack King Memorial Golf Tournament, which is being held to benefit all of Bowling Green School’s athletic teams and support groups, will be held on July 7.

The event will be held at Covington Country Club with registration starting at 8 a.m. and a tee time at 9 a.m.

The cost is $500 per team or $125 per person. Teams that have their own cart will pay $475.

Sponsorships are available.

The registration deadline is June 24.

For more information, email Valarie Comeaux at or Eddie Miller at

Sports Works Academy Camp will be in July

The 15th annual Sports Work Academy Basketball camp will be returning to Bogalusa this year under the direction of former Bogalusa All-District performer Michael Galloway and former LSU and Portland Trailblazers star Nikita Wilson.

Galloway is a 1985 Bogalusa High School graduate.

The camp will take place at the Ave B YMCA on Saturday, July 23 starting at 9 a.m.

Galloway said they have confirmed the return of Coach O’Brian Calahan, founder and head Coach at Only Basketball Elite, a top tier sports program that teaches aspiring athletes the foundational skills to excel. Calahan attended Jonesboro Hodge High School, where he was an all-state performer and district MVP. Calahan went on to play at Alcorn St. and Tennessee Temple University.

Galloway said there are several additional coaches that they are in discussion with and they will provide updates once they confirm.

Murrell Galloway, who is a 1987 Bogalusa High School graduate, will return as the coaches captain.     

Registration for the camp will begin at 8:30 a.m. Participants can pre-register by contacting Michael Galloway at 678-458-3326.

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