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Members of the North Vermilion High Dance Team brought home a second straight
LHSAA state title. Top: Ella Lalande, Hailey Broussard, Blair Saltzman, Sarah Landry and Olivia Mouton. Middle: Lauren Mouton, Aly Zumbek, Emma Carpenter, Zoe Schexnider and Ema Cawyer. Bottom: Gabrielle Lavergne, Kenedi LaPointe, Kennedy Trahan, Anna LeBlanc and Caroline Monceaux. Not Pictured: Coaches, Vangie Davidson and Shamayne Istre.

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Managers: Ryssa Touchet, Lauren Gremillion and Sara Corinne Istre.

Back-to-back champs: North Vermilion wins another LHSAA title

The North Vermilion High Dance team competed at the LHSAA Spirit Championship in the Game Day category and won the state title for a second year making them back to back champions of Division II.
In the Game Day category teams must demonstrate 3 components; a Fight Song routine, a Sideline routine, and a Field Performance routine.
One judge noted, “Patriots understand how to perform for their fans!,” which sums up exactly what the team aims to do!

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Abbeville High begins search for head football coach

Abbeville High is about to begin the search for a new head football coach.
Abbeville High principal Dr. Janet Guerrini sat with head coach Kevin Kern before the Thanksgiving Holidays and told him that she would like the football program to go “in a different direction.”
Kern and Dr. Guerrini agreed to part ways.
Kern did not have any comment about parting ways.

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Hayden Durke is all smiles after signing a baseball scholarship with the UL Ragin’
Cajuns. In the picture with Durke is his family and coach NV coaches and principal. At the table are brother Drew, Hayden, Tanya, his mother and Colby, his father. Standing are athletic director Jack LeBlanc, head baseball coach Jeremy Trahan and Principal Tommy Byler.

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North Vermilion senior Hayden Durke signs on the dotted line.

North Vermilion’s Durke signs with Cajuns

North Vermilion pitcher Hayden Durke signed a baseball scholarship with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Early National Signing Day.
“It was a fun day, a good experience,” said Durke after signing the scholarship in front of his parents and his baseball teammates on Wednesday. “I wanted to go to UL because I love the culture, and they have a good baseball program. The program has good coaches, plus, it is close to home.”

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Five Vermilion Parish football teams make LHSAA playoffs

Five Vermilion Parish High School teams will still be playing football on Week 11.
Sunday morning the LHSAA announced the playoffs pairings and Vermilion Parish will be representeded.
Landing in the playoffs will be Vermiloion Catholic (9-1), Kaplan (6-4), Erath (5-5), North Vermilion (5-5) and Gueydan (5-5).
Three out of the five teams will be playing at home and the othet two are on the road.



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Abbeville, LA 70510
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Kaplan, LA 70548

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Gueydan, LA 70542