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Devren Constantine

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This is the football stadium at Oklahoma Panhandle State.

Former VC wide receiver adjusting to new home at Oklahoma Panhandle State

Devren Constantine could have hung up his football cleats after high school and begin a new chapter in his life. Instead, he decided to continue chasing his dream of playing football on the college level.
Today, Constantine is making his dream a reality.
The former Vermilion Catholic wide receiver, who graduated last year, signed a football scholarship to a small Division II college called Oklahoma Panhandle State, located in the town of Goodwell, Ok.
Goodwell’s population is 1,300 people while the enrollment on the four-year college is 1,700.

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UL Lady Cajun softball team looking forward to new year

LAFAYETTE – Long before the days to the start of the 2017 season began to dwindle down, the No. 11-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns softball team was well-versed with the task laid before them.
A heralded group of sluggers – namely Sara Corbello, Lexie Elkins, Shellie Landry and Kelsey Vincent – was departing after the 2016 season’s final out was recorded. That group powered the nation’s leading home run club two years running.

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Connor Dupuy knocked in North Vermilion's only goal.

North Vermilion soccer team falls in playoffs

BATON ROUGE - The North Vermilion Patriots soccer team dropped a 6-1 match to St. Michaels the Archangel on Thursday in the Division III playoffs.
The Patriots quickly fell behind 2-0 and then were down 3-0 at halftime.
It was 5-0 before NV scored its first goal.
Connor Dupuy scored the Patriots only goal late in the second half. Grant Touchet with the assist.
The Patriots, seeded No. 7, finishes the year 18-5-4, while St. Michaels, the No. 7 seed, moves on to play No. 2 ED White.
St. Michaels had a scare in the first half.

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Conner Patin scored two goals for NV.

North Vermilion soccer team moves on to 2nd round

The North Vermilion Patriots Soccer Team advanced to the second round of the soccer playoffs after beating the Cecilia Tigers, 4-1, on Friday.
The Patriots (19-4-4) will travel to Baton Rouge to battle No. 7 seed St. Michaels. The match will be Thursday at 3:30 p.m.
While the score looked like a blowout, in the first half, it was a close match.
The Patriots led 2-1 at halftime. Conner Patin kicked both goals for NV.
Two more goals by Brant Guidry and Connor Dupuy in the second half secured the victory.
With assists were Hunter Hulin, Guidry and Patin.

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