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Lane Patin gets ready to kick what would be the game-winning penalty kick for NVHS.

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Celebrating the victory are North Vermilion players Connor Goldsmith (left), Dane Doucet, Darian Duhon and Grant Touchet.

Patin’s penalty kick proves to be game-winner for North Vermilion Patriots

The North Vermilion Patriots advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Division III playoffs after nipping David Thibodaux High School 1-0 on Thursday.
The match had to be moved to Teurlings High because of a wet field at NV.
The Patriots and David Thibodaux are no strangers to one another. They played one another earlier in the season, and NV won 5-0.
Thursday’s match would be tougher this time around.

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The VC soccer team made history Thursday night by winning the school’s first-ever playoff game. VC beat Rapides, 2-0.

Vermilion Catholic soccer team advances

Vermilion Catholic head soccer coach Travis Blaize keeps reminding his soccer team, every time they do something great, it is a milestone for the soccer program.
Soccer is only in its third year of existence at VC, and this year’s team is making history each time they step on the field.

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The Abbeville Lady Wildcats celebrate after being declared the outright District 6-3A champs.

Outright champions: Abbeville Lady Wildcats declared district champs

The Abbeville Lady Wildcats and the Kaplan Lady Pirates made plans to meet Saturday night to settle who will be declared the outright District 6-3A champs. The plans were made Friday morning before their final regular-season game was played
Their thought was that Kaplan was going to beat Crowley and Abbeville would handle David Thibodaux High, and both teams would finish 8-2 in the district; the Saturday game would’ve broken the tie.
But, like in life, athletics does not go as planned.

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Zeb Green gets introduced to the student body at Calvary University at a recent basketball game.

Major accomplishment: Former Lighthouse basketball player scores his 1,000th point at Calvary

Zeb Green, a former Lighthouse Christian Prepartory School of Abbeville basketball player, is having a great college career.
Green recently scored his 1,000th point for the Calvary Warriors basketball team, a Division II team.
Calvary is located in Kanas City, Missouri and sports a 4-4 overall record.
Green is now finishing his senior year at Calvary with one of the best seasons he has ever had. He is currently averaging 18 points and 10 rebounds a game. He has added 14 steals and 19 blocks to his career stats as well.

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Daniel Poole of Kaplan has a large arm spand because he stands 6-foot-5. He is scoring 10 points and pulling down seven rebounds a game for Kaplan.

Battle in Kaplan tonight

KAPLAN - Looking for a good basketball game to attend tonight? The place to be is in Kaplan.
A lot is riding on both games.
The Lady Pirates and the Lady Wildcats begin the second round of district tonight at 5:30 p.m. The varsity boys’ game will follow.
The Lady Pirates (13-8) completed the first round of district by going 5-0. They opened district with a 47-42 win over Abbeville.



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