The Hamilton Christian Warriors are on a three-game win streak and are coming off the program’s biggest win in five years. The Warriors toppled the No. 1 power-rated team in Class 1A in Grand Lake as senior quarterback Neiman Sullen led the way.
Leesville’s Daveion Grubb has lived up to his billing as a playmaker this season. The senior wideout is top five in touchdown catches among Southwest Louisiana receivers and has helped lead his team to a 4-2 record atop their district.
The Touchdown Live Game of the Week is headed to DeRidder for the Battle of the Hooper trophy between the Dragons and Leesville Wampus Cats. This marks the third time in the last five seasons that 7Sports has showcased the rivalry with the 2017 and 2019 meetings being our Game of the Week as well.
Levi is leading all receivers in Southwest Louisiana and is believed to be the state’s leader as well with over 900 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns. He credits his work ethic and his teammates for his success.
Big games bring big moments, and none were bigger Friday than when Jennings running back Trevor Etienne stepped up to play quarterback for his team in the TDL Game of the Week against Iota. He had 18 carries for 243 yards and scored six touchdowns en route to the Bulldogs’ first win of the season.
The football season is nearly upon us as Jamboree games kicked off on Thursday. Thursday nights Jamboree games featured the resurgence of a Sam Houston squad that sat out a season because of Hurricane damage. A Westlake team that looks much improved from a year ago. A young Vinton Lions team that has big-play potential, a Grand Lake team that is fresh off a state title appearance, and an LCCP squad that has young, but talented players on both sides of the ball.
2020 was a stand-out season for the LCCP TrailBlazers. They went undefeated in the regular season and made a semifinal appearance for the first time in program history. Despite losing numerous key starters on Offense, the Blazers are confident in rising junior Josiah Bushnell to step up At quarterback.
It’s been a year since Washington-Marion touched the gridiron, but soon the Friday night lights will shine again. The Charging Indians enter 2021 with a new attitude thanks to first-year head coach Jules Sullen.
After narrowly falling to Many in the Class 2A State Championship in 2020, the Kinder Yellow Jackets are buzzing for another chance at a title. In the pursuit of their first ring since 2015, Kinder brings with them some experience and a strong work ethic.
After finishing with a .500 record in 2019, Oakdale felt they were taking steps in the right direction. However, Destin Dieterich said the Warriors were hit harder than most by COVID-19 last season resulting in a 2-4 finish.
Coming off of another playoff appearance, the East Beauregard Trojans look to pick up where they left off a season ago. However, they’ll do so after overhauling their starting lineups on both sides of the ball.
“This team is going to be very special this year,” said Grand Lake lineman Bryant Williams. “Like I said, we want to repeat what we did last year but we just have to play as a team and stick together.”Special can’t begin to describe the improbable run to the state title game the Grand Lake Hornets were on a season ago.
Fresh off their eighth quarterfinal appearance since 2011, the Jennings Bulldogs enter the new season with plenty of confidence. Although with only nine starters back, there will be some growing pains.
2020 was another good season for Leesville as the Wampus Cats went 5-4 and landed a top-five spot in the playoffs for the first time in program history. Head coach Robert Causey is focused on improving from that success.
The Lake Arthur Tigers enter the new season with bright eyes, as the Tigers are young at numerous positions. While an inexperienced team brings challenges, second-year head coach Tarius Davis is embracing it.