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NSU baseball, hoops announce classes
Nov 13, 2014 • Shreveport TimesNSU signed two high school standouts, Port Allen High School power forward Ishmael Lane (6-7, 240) and Enid, Okla.'s Colby Koontz (6-10, 250) of Pioneer-Pleasant Vale High. The Demons added Tyler Junior College forward Levi Yancy (6-8, 210), a White ... More
Demon basketball adds size with three early signees
Nov 12, 2014 • nsudemons.comNSU signed two high school standouts, Port Allen High School power forward Ishmael Lane (6-7, 240) and Enid, Okla.'s Colby Koontz (6-10, 250) of Pioneer-Pleasant Vale High. The Demons added Tyler Junior College forward Levi Yancy (6-8, 210), a White ... More
Kites soar, indoors and out, at Port Allen festival
Apr 5, 2014 • The Advocate“It's magic; it really is magic,” Weider said of his kite demonstration in the Port Allen High School gymnasium. “It's a full-body performing art, and I'm at one with my partner, which in this case is a kite.” Weider gently glided his kite in the air ... More
Despite controversies, candidates for Port Allen mayor are confident about ...
Apr 3, 2014 • The Advocate... move the city forward through community networking and outreach programs for children. “I realize I was running for mayor a long time while I was teaching at Port Allen High School,” Anderson said. “The people I taught there are now citizens of ... More
Port Allen players not backing down to new, dominant district foes
Aug 1, 2013 • NOLA.comDespite the stacked district, Port Allen fully expects to match its playoff run from a year ago and possibly make a push for the state title. “I'll tell you what, quarterfinals or semis at least,” Pelicans Coach Brandon Ricard said of his team's ... More
Ex-A&M LB Claiborne drops down to FCS level
Aug 12, 2014 • NBCSports.com“Darian doesn't want to make a big deal about this,” Port Allen High School coach Guy Blanchard said. “He told me, 'Coach, I just want to go there and do my job to help the team win.' This gives him a chance to get his life back on track and to prove ... More
Tracy Porter, Super Bowl Hero, Honored by Port Allen with a Parade and Street
Feb 27, 2010 • Bleacher ReportPorter's first love during his youth in Port Allen was basketball as the locals tell it. The New Orleans Saints are thanking the Good Lord these days that first loves usually don't last. It was at Port Allen High School that the head coach discovered ... More
BR ferry's end: 'They just tied up their boats and went home'
Feb 15, 2014 • The AdvocateAt the same time, it heralded the end of the nearly 150-year history of the Baton Rouge-Port Allen ferry that carried generations of Louisiana residents across the river, some even after the Huey P. Long Bridge opened in 1940. “There was no ceremony ... More
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