Bossier to host Huntington in Hall of Fame game Tuesday night

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The Bossier Bearkats and Huntington Raiders will face off tonight at Bossier in a Hall of Fame boys basketball game.

An alumni game between the two schools will be held at 6 p.m. followed by the Hall of Fame game at 7. Hall of Fame games do not count on teams’ records. Money raised at the games is allotted to the maintenance and expansion of the Louisiana High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

Bossier and Huntington have developed a strong rivalry in recent years. Both teams have consistently made deep runs in the state playoffs in their respective classes.

The Bossier Parish boys and girls jamboree is Saturday at Airline.

Benton and Haughton will get things started with a girls game at 3 p.m. That will be followed by a boys game between the two teams.

Here is the remainder of the schedule: Plain Dealing vs. Parkway (girls), 5; Plain Dealing vs. Parkway (boys), 6; Bossier vs. Airline (girls), 7; Bossier vs. Airline (boys), 8.

Admission is $5. Only children of carrying age will be admitted free.

There will be a fish fry for $10 a plate with hushpuppies, fries and tea in the Airline cafeteria from 5-7 p.m. catered by Magnolia Catering.

The regular season gets under way Tuesday. In boys and girls games, Airline hosts Northwood and Benton hosts Haughton. Parkway hosts Ruston in a girls game only.

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com