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  1. The six other championship games in Louisiana have wrapped up. 2A: Welsh Greyhouds (black) 38, St. Helena College & Career Academy Hawks (white) 26 Welsh wins their first ever state title. Division II: University Lab Cubs (white) 45, De La Salle Cavaliers (maroon) 19 U-High led 17-13 late in the 3rd quarter. During the season, the Cubs defeated 3 other teams that made it to the state championships this weekend. 3A: West Feliciana Saints (blue) 40, Richwood Rams (white) 21 Saints win their first state championship in school history. Division I: Catholic - Baton Rouge Bears (white) 20, John Curtis Christian Patriots (red) 14 Catholic wins their 2nd title in football. 4A: Edna Karr Cougars (black) 48, Lakeshore Titans (white) 26 Cougars defense notches 11 sacks in the title game 5A: Zachary Broncos (black) 34, Hahnville Tigers (white)14 Broncos win 2nd title in 3 years
  2. Three of the nine championship games are in the book for Louisiana. West St. John Rams (black unis) 20, Kentwood Kangaroos (white) 14 Rams win state title #4, their first since 2004. Lafayette Christian Knights (blue unis) 10, Ascension Catholic Bulldogs (white) 0 Knights claim their first ever state title. Catholic - New Iberia Panthers (white) 33, Notre Dame Pioneers (red) 16 Panthers win their first state title since 1962 and avenge their only loss of the season, a 37-0 shutout vs Notre Dame in week 4.
  3. Well, after some great semi-finals games, all of the state championship match-ups in Louisiana are now set. Games will be played starting Thursday at noon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Thursday, December 7 1A (Public): 1 West St John Rams (Edgard, LA) vs 3 Kentwood Kangaroos, 12pm Division IV (Select/Private): 4 Lafayette Christian Knights (Lafayette, LA) vs 6 Ascension Catholic Bulldogs (Donaldsonville, LA), 3:30pm Division III (Select/Private): 1 Notre Dame Pioneers (Crowley, LA) vs 3 Catholic Panthers (New Iberia, LA), 7pm Friday, December 8 2A (Public): 1 Welsh Greyhounds vs 6 St. Helena College & Career Academy Hawks (Greensburg, LA), 12pm Division II (Select/Private): 1 De La Salle Cavaliers (New Orleans, LA) vs 2 University Lab Cubs (Baton Rouge, LA), 3:30pm 3A (Public): 6 West Feliciana Saints (St Francisville, LA) vs 8 Richwood Rams, 7pm Saturday, December 9 Division I (Select/Private): 2 John Curtis Christian Patriots (River Ridge, LA) vs 4 Catholic Bears (Baton Rouge, LA), 12pm 4A (Public): 1 Edna Karr Cougars (New Orleans) vs 2 Lakeshore Titans (Mandeville, LA), 3:30pm 5A (Public): 4 Zachary Broncos vs 10 Hahnville Tigers (Boutte, LA), 7pm
  4. Well, we've reached the semi-finals for the Louisiana public school brackets and the match-ups are shown below. Note that the higher-seeded teams will be the home teams in the semi-finals. Seeds are determined based on a power point system calculated using # of wins and opponents' winning %. 5A (Enrollment of 1,196 and above) 1 West Monroe 4 Zachary 3 Acadiana (Scott, LA) 10 Hahnville (Boutte, LA) *my alma mater 4A (Enrollment 669-1,195) 1 Edna Karr (New Orleans) 2 Warren Easton (New Orleans) 11 Rayne 2 Lakeshore (Mandeville, LA) 3A (Enrollment 426-668) 8 Richwood 5 Kaplan 6 West Feliciana (St Francisville, LA) 10 Jennings 2A (Enrollment 257-425) 1 Welsh 4 Many 6 St. Helena College & Career Academy (Greensburg, LA) 2 Ferriday 1A (Enrollment 256 and Below) 1 West St John (Edgard, LA) 5 Logansport 3 Kentwood 2 Oak Grove The Select/Private brackets hit the semi-finals last weekend. The winning teams have the week off before heading to the Mercedes Benz Superdome next weekend where all 9 championship games will be played over 3 days. Division I (Enrollment 669 and Above) 4 Catholic (Baton Rouge, LA) 2 John Curtis Christian (River Ridge, LA) Division II (Enrollment 426-668) 1 De La Salle (New Orleans, LA) 2 University Lab (Baton Rouge, LA Division III (Enrollment 257-425) 1 Notre Dame (Crowley, LA) 3 Catholic (New Iberia, LA) Division IV (Enrollment 256 and Below) 4 Lafayette Christian (Lafayette, LA) 6 Ascension Catholic (Donaldsonville, LA)
  5. I disagree. The lack of scarlet with the exception of the helmet decals and shoes really bothers me. Also, the digi camo/fur pattern just makes no sense to me for a team nicknamed "Buckeyes."
  6. No doubt. I’m a sucker for the lighter, more vibrant color shades in athletics. St. Paul’s has a great look.
  7. I think you're right after looking at it again....definitely throwing a football.
  8. The Falcons logo is the first one that I think could be considered as a "miss" here. It almost looks as though the girl is wearing some sort of native American headdress. But, I'm honestly stumped as to what else could be done for something like this. I can see why it's one of the ones left to the end of the series.
  9. Down here in Louisiana, all of the 9 state championship football games (yeah, you heard that right, 9 for a state with a pretty small population ~4 million) are in the Superdome in New Orleans. It's been the host since the early 1980's and is tied in with the Allstate Sugar Bowl now. They take place over 2 weekends in early December. Prior to the public/private split for the playoffs only (don't get me started), The 5 state championship games were all held in a single weekend (Friday, Saturday).
  10. Looks to me that it's illustrating a heel click....But I could be wrong.
  11. One-off uniforms are fine. They're fun for the fans and players (typically) and usually generate some nice merchandise. But the unis should at least be tasteful.
  12. Not bad, but what's with all that crap on the shoulders, sleeves and sides of the shorts? Why can't that just be white?
  13. Yeah, it may be more recognizable to B1G fans. I'm a HUGE college football buff and logo geek....but I wouldn't have been able to place that striping decal as the gopher tail. Then again, Minnesota doesn't get much exposure down here in south Louisiana either.
  14. True....but I wouldn't say that those stripes are "Instantly recognizable to most intimate CFB fans."
  15. I understand it has local significance. But that doesn't change the fact that it looks out of place and forced. The knight is a great logo. I stand by my initial assessment that, from a purely aesthetic point of view, it looks awkward.
  16. Here are some New Orleans area shots from last week: Edna Karr Cougars (white) @ St. Paul's Wolves (blue) Franklinton Demons (white) @ Covington Lions (blue) Northshore Panthers (white) @ Zachary Broncos (black) John Curtis Patriots (white) @ Landry-Walker Chargin' Buccaneers (black) McDonogh #35 Roneagles (white) @ St. Augustine Purple Knights (purple) Warren Easton Eagles (white) @ Jesuit Blue Jays (blue)
  17. Also Penguins....so, like Sidney Crosby, Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr...
  18. I took the pose to be her holding on to her skirt as she high-steps.
  19. Pretty hideous, IMO, which is to be expected. But why wouldn't you throw a gold logo on the helmets?
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