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The Kaplan defense swarms a Eunice running back in last weeks scrimmage.

Kaplan moves jamboree to Thursday

Over the years, playing football in August is almost a guarantee there will be rain either by a tropical storm, hurricane or just lots of rain.
Once again, Mother Nature is creating havoc on high school before the season even began.
After six years of not playing one another, parish schools from Acadia and Vermilion parish are joining forces to create the Acadian/Vermilion parish jamboree.
Tonight, Kaplan, Abbeville, Erath, and North Vermilion are joining forces to battle Crowley, Rayne, Lake Arthur and Church Point.

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GHS coach Roderick Moy

Gueydan airs it out this summer

GUEYDAN - The Gueydan Bears at a 7-on-7 passing tournament at St. Thomas More last week? Were they there to watch and see what a passing game looks like?
Nope.
They were there to participate against other teams who love to pass the football.
“Our guys performed competitively, “ said GHS head coach Roderick Moy. “I am so glad we went.”
When is the last time you saw a Bears’ team throw the football every play? Never.
In the two day 7-on-7 tournament, teams could only throw the football.

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Mikie Bazar (left) and Barron Sawyer

Two Abbeville boys playing in World Series

Mikie Bazar and Barron Sawyer are playing for the 13 year old Major All-Star team made up of players from Acadiana. This weekend the two men are playing in Gulf Shores, Ala. and competing in the Mizuno Prospects World Series. On Friday, they upset the No. 1 seed Pennsylvania Team.
Sawyer is the son of Jeff and Dana Sawyer.
Mikie is the son of Nikki Bazar Brasseux and the late Jim Bazar.

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Abbeville High’s Annmarie Broussard has won many track and field awards over the last three years.

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Annmarie Broussard had no problem reaching the height of 12 feet last track season.

Vaulting To The Top: Abbeville High's Broussard has plans to reach the height of 13 feet

To some, the number 13 is an unlucky number. But to 17-year-old Annmarie Broussard that number means a lot.
Broussard is a pole vaulter entering her senior year at Abbeville High School.
She is one of the best female pole vaulters in the state and is striving to be one of the best in the nation.
But to be the best, there is a certain height she needs to jump. That height is 13 feet or better.

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