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Jerry Byrd In the spring of 1958, Billy Cannon of LSU was either the strongest sprinter or the fastest shot putter in college athletics. When he...

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On Sept. 27, 1957, the fourth Friday night of the first football season in my sports writing career, I saw the Homer “Iron Men”...

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Three of the six men shown in Joe Rosenthal’s picture of the flag-raising at Iwo Jima on Feb. 23, 1945, did not survive the...

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Jerry Byrd In the spring semester of my senior year at Northwestern State College, I decided to enter the intramural cross country race one more...

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Jerry Byrd “Records are made to be broken, but not to be taken seriously.” That is how I start Chapter Seven (“The Records”) in my first...

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Russell Hedges From the moment you step into the entrance of the new Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum, you realize...

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Jerry Byrd In 1926, Francis “Mule” Hammett of Baton Rouge High broke the state record in the mile run by more than 14 seconds with...

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Jerry Byrd Coach Rodney Guin’s Haughton Bucs are riding a streak of 11 straight winning seasons going into the 2013 football season. The Bucs’ 7-4 record...

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Two Bossier Parish high school football teams won 10 or more games last year. Parkway’s Panthers were 11-2 and Airline’s Vikings were 10-3. Louisiana New...

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“Twenty years from now, they’ll be talking about this game.” That comment summed up the sentiments of local high school football fans after Evangel’s come-from-behind...