Sports

Still Tigers
Coach Dwain Roark of Champion Christian College in Hot Springs, Ark., helps new recruits Ricky Hayes Jr. of Cottonport (right) and Kristopher Bachman of Center Point sign paperwork officially making them part of the small college’s first baseball team. Both played for the Marksville High Tigers and received four-year athletic scholarships to play for the CCC Tigers this year. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Two Marksville High Tigers to play baseball at Champion Christian College in Hot Springs

Two young men will soon be playing the game they love on the same piece of ground where Babe Ruth hit major league baseball’s first 500-foot home run in 1918.

A WINNING SMILE

Jackie Small (back row, center) stands with her 1989 Marksville High basketball team. Team members include her daughter Latisha Small, Stacey Bordelon, Adrena Lee, Kim Kitchen, Stephanie Reynolds, Lydia Price, Raquel Deshautelle, Rochelle Williams, Staci Bonnette and Sharla Gordon.

Avoyelles School Board may rename Marksville High gym to honor Jackie Small

Marksville High School’s gymnasium may soon be named in honor of former teacher and coach Jackie Small who recently died.

GOING TO USSSA TOURNEY IN ORLANDO
This team photo, taken after the Glen Armentor Classic Tournament in Lafayette in April shows, from left, (back row) Assistant Coach Treyvion Williams, Gerard Griffin, Lamyrin Jones, Joseph Hutchinson, Jamarion Thompson, Ja’Quavien Bacon, Assistant Coach Demarckus Turner, Eric Waters (center row) Head Coach Romaro Turner, Desmond Waters, Edward Watson, and (front row) Kade Gauthier, Jalen Brown, Brailon Lee, Donte Stevenson, Amyrion Mingo, Talik Williams and Assistant Coach Tony St Romain.

Avoyelles boys to compete in national basketball tourney

About 20 boys, their coach and four assistant coaches will be heading to Orlando, Fl. to play in a national youth basketball tournament.

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