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Wed
22
Nov
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North DeSoto Playoff Run Has Come to an End

By Madison Ruston

The Griffins were in the 2nd round of the playoffs this week and they had to travel down to New Orleans to take on the #4 seed Warren Easton. North DeSoto was big underdogs coming into this game, but they also had some people who thought they could pull off the ultimate upset. The Griffins knew they had to leave everything out on the field if they wanted to see the 3rd round of playoffs.

Wed
22
Nov
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Tigers Continue to Roll with 48-0 Win Over Homer

By Kelsey Wheless

The Logansport Tigers continued their march to another state championship with a dominating 48-0 win over the Homer Pelicans. Next up for the Tigers is a quarterfinal game versus the Varnado Wildcats. The Tigers carry a 12-0 record into the game along with a 26 game winning streak. Varnado has an 8-3 record. These 2 teams met last year in the quarterfinals with Logansport taking a 50-14 victory. The Tiger defense, which earned their 5th shutout of the season limited the Pelicans to 113 yards of total offense while forcing 4 turnovers.

Logansport received the opening kickoff and drove 75 yards in 5 plays to take the early lead. On the fifth play of the drive Tresmin Brown broke free for a 47 yard touchdown run. Austin Edgar added the extra point for a 7-0 lead with 10:11 left in the opening quarter.

 

Wed
15
Nov
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Logansport Opens Playoffs with 52-0 Shutout Win

By Kelsey Wheless

In the opening round of the Class 1A playoffs in 2015, the Logansport Tigers opened up against North Central Hurricanes. In that game the Tigers scored a school playoff record of 59 points on their way to a 59-0 win. Flash forward to 2017 and the Tigers are the defending Class 1A State Champions. On again the North Central Hurricanes came into town to open the playoffs. This year was a different score but the same result as the Tigers came away with a 52-0 win. Logansport was able to race to a 32-0 first quarter lead. The host Tigers added 14 more in the second quarter for all of the scoring in the game. In the second half, the teams agreed to play 5 minute quarters. In the second round of the playoffs the Tigers will travel to Homer to take on the Pelicans, who upset LaSalle in the first round.

 

Wed
15
Nov
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Mansfield’s Season Ends Against East Feliciana

By Antwone Jacobs

This past Friday, Coach Mike Green and the Mansfield High Wolverines hosted a first round playoff game against the East Feliciana Tigers. The Wolverines came into the playoffs winning six of their last seven games. They overcame an early season injury to starting quarterback LaKendrick Ross finished the regular season with a 7-3 overall record and 3-1 for District 1-2A play. East Feliciana came into the playoffs off a 34-14 win over District 8-2A foe Northeast High. After an 0-3 start to the season, the Tigers went 5-2 over their last seven games to finish with a 5-5, 3-2 record. Before the Wolverines took the field, Coach Green told his team “that all he was asking this team to do was keep fighting. There are 32 teams left and you have to do what it takes to remain one of them.”

 

Wed
08
Nov
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Logansport Survives Battle Against St. Mary 36-30

By Kelsey Wheless

In the season finale and warm up before the playoffs the 9-0 Logansport Tigers played host to longtime rival and 8-1 St Mary Tigers. The standing room crowd got their money’s worth as the 2 Tiger teams fought tooth and nail until the final horn sounded. After Logansport had extended their lead to 12 with 7:21 left in the game, St Mary cut the lead to 6 with 48 seconds left. St Mary then attempted an onside kick which bounced off a Logansport player and was recovered by the visitors. With 4 seconds left and 12 yards from the tying score, St Mary tried to trick the defense with a running play. Lacadrian Gant and Lekadrian Turner stopped the St Mary back for a loss of 2 yards to seal the victory 36-30. This week the Tigers begin the playoffs with a home game at Tiger Stadium.

 

Wed
08
Nov
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Seniors Lead Wolverines Past Warriors

By Antwone Jacobs

For many coaches, there is no such thing as a good loss. However, Mansfield’s 47-34 loss to Calvary gave the team an opportunity to see how they measured up against a quality opponent as they prepared for the playoffs. Before that loss, the Wolverines had managed to put together a five game winning streak.

On Thursday night, they hosted the Lakeside High Warriors for the District 1-2A finale. Both teams came into the night with a 2-1 record in district play, looking to gain momentum as they head into the playoffs. According to the 2017 LHSAA Football Power Ratings, Lakeside was currently ranked #15 while Mansfield is ranked #17.

 

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Wed
01
Nov
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Mansfield Falls Short to Calvary

By Antwone Jacobs

Wed
01
Nov
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MHS Volleyball Team Seniors Recognized

Mansfield High School recognized the senior members of the Lady Wolverine Volleyball Team at their last regular season home game on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

 

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Wed
25
Oct
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Tigers Remain Undefeated After Defeating Block 41-6

By Kelsey Wheless

The Logansport Tigers remained undefeated and won their 22nd consecutive game with a 41-6 defeat of the Block Bears. With the win the Tigers improved to 8-0 on the season and 4-0 in district 3-1A. This week the Tigers return home to face the LaSalle Tigers. LaSalle comes into the game with a 4-4 record and 3-1 in District play. After taking a 33-6 halftime lead against Block, the second half was played with 10 minute quarters and a running clock.

 

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Wed
25
Oct
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The Wolverines Outgun the Rebels

By Antwone Jacobs

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