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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.

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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.”

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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.)

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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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JT Langlinais watches the ball fly after getting his fourth hit.

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Shea Duplechain pitched the Bobcats to a victory.

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Mason Granger breaks down and waits for the baseball against West Feliciana.

Erath Bobcats to face No 1. Sterlington

JT Langlinais would not be denied at the plate on Saturday, picking up four hits and leading the Erath Bobcats to a 19-7 win over West Feliciana.
The Bobcats won the best two-out-of-three series and will advance to the third round where they will travel to meet No. 1 Sterlington.
The first game of the best two-out-three series will be Friday at 6 p.m. The next games will be Saturday.
This will be the second year the Bobcats face a number one team in the quarterfinals. Last year Erath fell to No. 1 Brusly two games to one.



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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