Sports

The Gueydan Bears will be working on their passing game this week at STM.

Four parish teams competing in 7-on-7 tournament at St. Thomas More

Four schools from Vermilion Parish will be competing in Quint Slant’s 7-on-7 tournament at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette.
The four teams are Vermilion Catholic, Gueydan, North Vermilion and Delcambre High.
The small schools play Wednesday, and the larger schools Class 4 and Class 5A schools play on Thursday.
There will be no running plays, just passing plays.
Gueydan, a Class A school, has the first game on Wednesday against Class 2A Delcambre Panthers. It begins at 4 and will only last 20 minutes.

Abbeville track/field records completed

No one ever put it down on paper, until this track season at Abbeville High School.
Abbeville High graduate and head track coach Ivy Landry began researching track and field records for Abbeville High School.
Finally, with a combination of former track coaches, Ossie Blaize, Erik Lege, Brent Indest, John Prestridge and current track coach, Ivy Landry, a record book was created. Also, helping were Brandon Mitchell, Chad Brown and Russell Betts.
The AHS records go as a far back as 1969 to as recent as 2018.

Abby Trahan arrived on the Southern Miss campus recently and is sporting her new Golden Eagles’ colors.

Trahan moving closer to Kaplan

Former Kaplan High softball pitcher Abby Trahan is moving closer to home after spending two years far away from Vermilion Parish.
Trahan, who was a pitcher at St. Francis University in Pennsylvania, will transfer to Southern Miss. She announced the move via social media on Friday. She will have two years left to play for Southern Miss.
“My family and I are both very excited for me to start my junior year with Southern Miss,” said Trahan on Monday. “I am excited to start working with the team and working my hardest to take them to a championship like I did at St. Francis.”

North Vermilion putting on two-day team camp basketball games

North Vermilion and North Vermilion Middle School will be the location for a boys’ team camp that will feature different basketball teams from all over the South.
The games will be held Tuesday and Wednesday.
The parish schools participating will be North Vermilion, Gueydan. Delcambre and Kaplan.
Here is the Tuesday schedule for the North Vermilion High gym and Middle School gym, . starting at 10 a.m. It will cost $5 to get into the gym.

High School gym (It begins at 10 a.m.)

Kaylee Lopez has had a lot to smile about the last two years in a row.

North Vermilion's Lopez wins back-to-back Class 3A MVP honors

One player who delivered strikes and another whose specialty was catching them lead the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s Class 3A All-State baseball and softball teams.
Iota High junior pitcher Hunter Wriborg is the 3A Most Valuable Player for baseball, while North Vermilion High senior catcher Kaylee Lopez is the 3A MVP for softball.
Lopez, a McNeese State signee, hit .645 with a 1.514 slugging percentage, 18 doubles, three triples, 23 homers and 74 RBIs and helped North Vermilion to the second round of the playoffs.

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Abbeville Meridional

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Abbeville, LA 70510
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Kaplan, LA 70548

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Gueydan, LA 70542