Sports Briefs

Published 9:33 am Friday, October 7, 2022

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Bogalusa High School tennis looking for donations

Bogalusa High School is starting a tennis team this year and the group is accepting donations.

The team will play a junior varsity schedule this year.

Those interested in making a donation may contact coach Ken Matthews at 601-503-7344 or by email at

Jiu Jitsu Planet holding tournament

Jiu Jitsu Planet is having its inaugural Submissions Freaks Tournament on Dec. 3 at the Bogalusa YMCA.

The event is being held to raise money for the YMCA.

The tournament will be a Gi (wearing the uniform) and No-gi (no uniform). Bouts will be three rounds. The first will be 10 minutes and two five-minute rounds and competitors must get a submission to win or it will be a draw.

Competitors are ages 6-up.

The tournament is only accepting about 15-20 competitors and there will be 15-20 matches.

Spectator tickets will be sold at the door.

For more information, private message Jiu Jitsu Planet on Facebook or call 985-322-6186.

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