Joseph Lewis Jr., center, of Crowley Boxing Club returned from the Region 6 Silver Gloves Tournament held Jan. 10-12 in Little Rock, Arkansas, a champion in the Pee Wee (9-10) Division. Fighting at 70 lbs., he defeated Trapper Tippen of Arkansas and will go on to fight in the National Silver Gloves to be held Jan. 31 - Feb. 2 in Independence, Missouri. He is coached by Arthur Scott, left, and Saja Hoffpauir, right.

Lewis wins Region 6 Silver Gloves

Crowley Boxing Club’s Joseph Lewis Jr. fought his way to the top at this year’s Region 6 Silver Gloves held in Little Rock, Arkansas, Jan. 10-12.

Notre Dame shortstop Sydnei Simon will continue her academic and athletic career at LSUE beginning in the fall. Simon, who played shortstop and pitched for the Lady Pios in 2018 during their run to the Division III state title, hit .467 with 25 RBI during her junior campaign. On hand for the signing ceremony were, seated from left, Stace Simon (mother), Sydnei Simon, Paul Simon (father); standing, Tim Miguez (basketball coach), Brittney St. Pierre (softball coach), Tara Young (volleyball coach), Ashley Ray (softball coach), Nolan Theriot (basketball coach) and Lewis Cook Jr. (athletic director).

Notre Dame catcher Matt Abshire will continue his academic and athletic career at Panola College in Carthage, Texas beginning in the fall. Abshire hit .378 with 21 RBI in 2018 during the Pios’ run to the Division III state championship. On hand for the signing ceremony are, seated from left, Jason AbsHire (father), Matt Abshire, Kelly Abshire (mother), Emily Abshire (sister); standing, ND assistant coach Lew Cook, ND head coach Chris Stevens, Andrew Abshire (brother) and Mackenzie Abshire (sister).

Notre Dame’s Simon, Abshire ink National Letter of Intent

Iota guard Colleen Johnson goes up for two of her team-high 12 points Friday during the Lady Dogs’ 36-26 District 5-3A victory over Pine Prairie.

Lady Dogs take down Pine Prairie

It wasn’t Iota’s best offensive outing of the season Friday in the Lady Dogs’ pivotal District 5-3A contest against Pine Prairie.


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