The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

KAPLAN - While there were a lot of tears flowing after the Kaplan Pirates lost to Amite, 20-12, in the Class 3A semifinals, there were a few smiles to be found. In the center of the field after the game, head coach Stephen Lotief told his team how proud he was of their accomplishments.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Vermilion Catholic High School announced Friday that it offered Brady Thomas the head football coaching job and he accepted. Thomas is a graduate assistant for the UL Ragin Cajuns and a former Cajun quarterback player (2008-2012).
Kaplan High School has been hectic the last three days but it is what KHS Principal Dr. Janet Guerrini called, “Crazy fun.” This week the school has been preparing to host a Class 3A semifinal game tonight. The 13-0 Pirates play host to the No. 7 Amite Warriors in the semifinal round.

The seniors are Payton Gaspard (90), Daniel Lotief (3), Ridge Herpin (30), Jerrick Romero (60), Julius Johnson (11), Hunter Vincent (72), Adam Gaspard (32), Victor Stelly (66), Gage Marceaux (84) and Victor Persilver (69). In the last two years, they posted a 22-5 record.

Brady Thomas is on the UL coaching staff.

Erath 4th of July Celebration includes festivities all week

The Erath 4th of July Celebration will include several events throughout the week. The parade will take place Saturday at 5 p.m.

ERATH — America’s birthday is later this week and Erath is throwing the biggest party around.
The 69th Annual Erath 4th of July Celebration is set for this week.

Pair of golfers play 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville on Father's Day

Karl Lawrence, Addison and Darrell Gaspard are all smiles Sunday morning before they began their quest of playing 7 rounds of golf in Abbeville.

Summer Solstice, the Earth’s North Pole is at its maximum tilt toward the sun giving us the longest day of sunlight of the year.

Maurice park to receive play area upgrade

Photo courtesy of Kincade Recreation
The Village of Maurice will have new playground equipment installed at its park. The Board of Aldermen voted last week to accept a bid from Kincade Recreation.

MAURICE — A decision made during last week’s Village of Maurice Board of Aldermen meeting will make local kids happy, and parents, too.

Abbeville High football player has not missed workouts in two years

Allen Arclies will be a junior this year. He stands 6-3 and weighs 205 pounds and is expected to play tight end this season.

Abbeville High junior Allen Arclies gets it. He gets the idea that Friday night football games are won in the summer, long before the game has been played.

Keith Calvert returns to Erath as assistant football coach

Keith Calvert is busy at Erath helping get the players conditioned.

ERATH — Keith Calvert is no stranger to Vermilion Parish, especially Erath.
In his 28 years in education, nine of them were in Vermilion Parish.

Islands staying in Abbeville for now

Islands are fine for Jimmy Buffett, just not so much for the City of Abbeville.
The city has multiple unincorporated areas of land that are surrounded on each side by city limits.

Maurice police force growing

MAURICE — Matching the Village of Maurice’s own growth, its police department will get a little bigger.

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Kylie White of VC (left) guards a Notre Dame player tight during the tournament in Delcambre.

A freshman paced the Lady Eagles of VC in their 63-50 win over Delcambre in the Lynette Viator Memorial Tournament Friday in Delcambre.

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