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Kiley Naomi is the starting shortstop for Oklahoma State. She was off to a great start at the plate, (.355 batting average) in the lead-off position.

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Kiley Naomi

Former North Vermilion standout Naomi was off to great start at Oklahoma State

Kiley Naomi is entering her sophomore season at Oklahoma State. She graduated from North Vermilion High School two years ago. She is off to a great start for the softball team. In 24 games, Kiley had a batting average of .355 which was third best on the team. In one game, she had four hits and knocked in four runs. She had 8 home runs and knocked in 18 runs after 24 games. She is also the lead off batter for the Cowgirls and has an on-base percentage of just above .450.
The softball season ended when the NCAA canceled it because of the COVID 19 pandemic.

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Entering this season, Claire Meyers had two years left as a member of the UL track team. Meyers, a North Vermilion graduate, was looking forward to her junior year but it was cut short because of COVID-19.

Meyers deals with no UL track season

You have been a member of UL track squad for how many years?

I am currently a redshirt junior. Including this year, I have been a member of the UL track team for four years.

You are listed as a senior. Would this have been your final year at UL or you have another year (not counting the COVID-19 extra year) if you wanted ?

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Haley Campbell steals one of her many bases for Centenary.

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Haley Campbell wore the Centenary uniform for four years.

Best season cut short

Haley Campbell, an Erath High graduate, never saw it coming. She described it like a break up she never expected. It was a gut punch that hurt.
Campbell, 22, in her senior year was enjoying life and playing softball at Centenary College in Shreveport.
She was the starting center fielder and leadoff batter for Centenary. She was having a fantastic year at the plate, sporting a .359 batting average. She stole five bases and scored 11 runs in 12 games.

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VC senior Kennedy Harrington cheers on the VC senior baseball players while riding in the parade of vehicles in front of Sellers Field.

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VC senior baseball player Colby Boudreaux watches the parade of vehicles pass in front of Sellers Field. Boudreaux stood on his car and listen to the cheers.

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VC senior baseball player Colby Boudreaux watches the parade of vehicles pass in front of Sellers Field. Boudreaux stood on his car and listen to the cheers.

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VC senior Andre LeBlanc sits in the back of his truck and watches everyone drive by Sellers Field. LeBlanc just took in the moment on Monday, knowing he will no longer wear a VC uniform.

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With the lights on at Sellers Field in Abbeville, VC senior
Colin Broussard watches some 50 vehicles drive by as the seniors watched in amazement.

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VC parent Sharon Belaire holds the Eagle Mascot in her hand as she drives by
Sellers Field.

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VC senior Rosie Hagle cheers on the VC senior baseball players while riding in the parade of vehicles in front of Sellers Field.

Vermilion Catholic baseball players honored

Seven Vermilion Catholic High baseball players were honored Monday night.
Vermilion Catholic joined other school districts across the state and nation by participating in the “Be the Light” campaign on Monday.
The lights at Sellers Field in Abbeville were turned on at 8 o’clock p.m. to honor the current VC baseball seniors, who had their season ruined due to the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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This indoor season, Abbeville’s own Annmarie Broussard won her first indoor college meet, tied the school record at Northwestern State with a personal best vault of 13.9.25 and then ended the indoor season with a second place finish in the Southland Conference Meet. She is only a sophomore.

Broussard completes indoor season with 2nd place finish in Southland Conference meet

Northwestern State pole vaulter Annmarie Broussard, who is a sophomore, finished her sophomore indoor track and field season with an impressive second-place finish in the Southland Conference Indoor Meet.
Broussard, an Abbeville High graduate, took home second place with a vault of 13.25 feet high. First place went to Bizzell Kaylee of Stephen F. Austin. Her winning jump was 13-4 or two inches more than Broussard.
After Kaylee cleared 13-4 to take the lead, Broussard wanted to be pushed and skipped on the height of 13-4 and raised the bar to 13-8.

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