USSSA Junior Golf Halloween 7

USSSA Junior Golf will host the USSSA Halloween 7 this weekend at Southern Trace Country Club in Shreveport.

The tournament is open to boys and girls ages 9-18. Players ages 12-18 will play 36 holes (18 per day), while players ages 9-11 will play 18 holes (9 holes per day).

The entry fee for ages 12-18 will be $170, $100 for ages 9-11. Players will be divided into age groups of 9-11, 12-14 and 15-18.

All golfers must be USSSA Registered. Players are required to have USSSA Junior Golf registration, which is free. Players will receive tee gifts at check in, including a black Dri-Fit tournament shirt.

The deadline to enter is 10 p.m. Wednesday.

For additional information, contact Robert Boudreaux at (337) 278.8431 or

AJGTA Avertifact Fall Junior Classic

Livingston Parish junior golfers ages 11-18 are invited to compete in the AJGT Averifact Fall Junior Classic at the Joseph M. Bartholomew Golf Course in New Orleans from Nov. 12-13.

The two-day, 36-hole tournament is ranked by the Junior Golf Scoreboard and hosted by the Arrowhead Junior Golf Tour.

The tournament entry fee is $185 and includes two days of green fees, tee gifts and trophies in four age divisions. The tournament registration deadline is noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

For more information, call Diane Ford at (985) 630-3066 or enter online at

The News seeks help & information

With football season hitting the halfway mark and basketball season just around the corner, The Livingston Parish News wants to remind area coaches that we need your help to get your results online and in print in as timely a manner as possible.

As The News forges full-speed ahead and transition into a dual role as your most reliable daily digital resource online to go with being your twice-a-week printed newspaper, we need coaches to update us on a daily (and nightly) basis about how your team is doing. As much as we’d love to be at every event, that isn’t possible, so to get news out about your team, we need your assistance.

Please contact News Sports Editor Randy Rosetta at either (225) 610.5507 or

DSHS Hall of Fame ceremony postponed indefinitely

The annual Denham Springs High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been postponed indefinitely in the wake of the rains and flood that damaged Livingston Parish.

The event was scheduled for Sept. 22 at Forest Grove, but the facility will not be available for banquets for at least two months.

Please check back with the Livingston Parish News often for more information on when the banquet and induction will be rescheduled.

Holiday basketball tournament

McKinley High and McKinley Middle School in Baton Rouge will host a middle school tournament Dec. 15-17 and is looking for teams to fill out the field.

The tournament is for boys and girls teams and the cost is $60 per team or $100 if a school sends both teams. There is a two-game game guarantee.

For more information, contact Bridget Littleton (225) 229.6217 or email

Walker High Huddle Club will meet Thursdays

The Walker High football team will host Huddle Club meetings at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at the high school cafeteria to get parents, fans and alumni ready for each week’s game this season. The Huddle Club will meet at the same time every Thursday before games either in the cafeteria or WHS gym. For more information, e-mail

DSHS Hall of Fame videos for sale

For a limited time, the Denham Springs Athletic Association will make available to the public copies of the DVD video of the DSHS Athletic Hall of Fame banquet held at Forrest Grove. Included with the video is a 30-minute segment of nostalgic action photographs of numerous Yellow Jacket athletes and coaches covering a variety of sports and many decades of DSHS athletics. Please call Jim Spring at (225) 588-0366 to order. Price is $10.

DSHS seeks Jacket football history

Denham Springs High School is establishing a complete history of the Yellow Jacket football program, focusing especially on the early years from 1930-1975. Local supporter Kirk Smart has designed a new website ( dedicated to DSHS football. He is seeking public support for any newspaper articles, old photographs, team pictures, old programs, season records and scores, and statistics from this era. Scrapbook and yearbook documentation welcome. Contact Smart at or (225) 236-2335.

Walker seeks football history

The Walker High School football program is looking for old team photos, records or other historic materials about the history of football at the school. Any information or leads are welcome. Contact Coach James Roberts at 225-975-2923 or email

PARDS T-box available

The PARDS driving range has a grass T-box located behind the main baseball stadium that is open from noon until 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 3 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on weekends. The facility is closed Monday. Bag prices are $6.50 for large, $4.50 for small. For more information call (225) 665-5405.


Sports Shorts regularly publishes items of interest to the Livingston Parish sports community concerning programs and events such as registrations, tryouts, benefits and other activities.

To submit an item for Sports Shorts, call (225) 665.5176, fax to (225) 667.0167 or e-mail to

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