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ACADIA PARISH 2011 Football Teams/Schedule

September 2 Rayne High @ St. Edmund Notre Dame vs. Southwood Crowley High @ Patterson Church Point @ Beau Chene Iota vs. VInton September 9 Rayne High vs. Welsh Notre Dame @ Breaux Bridge Crowley High vs. Comeaux Church Point @ Kaplan Iota @ St. Edmund September 16 Rayne High vs. Abbeville Notre Dame vs. Teurlings

Crowley High @ Wash. Marion Church Point vs. Cecilia Iota vs. Lake Arthur September 23 Rayne High vs. Ville Platte Notre Dame @ St. Louis Crowley High vs. Peabody Church Point @ Catholic (NI) Iota vs. S. Beauregard September 30 Rayne High @ South Beauregard Notre Dame @ Catholic (NI) Crowley vs. Teurlings Church Point vs. Erath Iota @ Oberlin

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October 7 Rayne High @ Livonia Notre Dame vs. Jennings (HC) Crowley High @ Iowa Church Point @ Port Barre Iota @ Bunkie October 14 Rayne High vs. Port Barre Notre Dame @ Iowa Crowley High vs. Northwest Church Point vs. S. Beauregard Iota vs. Oakdale October 20 Rayne High @ Church Point Notre Dame vs. Westlake

October 21 Crowley High @ Jennings Iota @ Pine Prairie October 28 Rayne High @ Eunice Notre Dame @ Crowley High Church Point @ Livonia Iota vs. Ville Platte November 4 Rayne High vs. Northwest Notre Dame vs. S. Beauregard Crowley High @ Westlake Church Point vs. Eunice Iota @ Mamou

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Young Wolves eye 2011 season District realigned, new starting lineup with new faces

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Not only do the Rayne High Wolves have a new slate of opponents now that districts have been realigned, but they also have a somewhat new starting lineup with a number of new faces. Depth on both sides of the ball may be an issue this season as a number of key positions will be filled by new starters. “We have a number of young linemen this season,” stated Rayne High head coach Curt Ware of the 2011 season. “If they

step up and fill in as the season progresses, I think they can help out on both sides.” Returning key players are quarterback Clarence Leger, along with backs Jalen Williams and Brody Bourque. Leger, a 5-10, 200-pound, junior will return at quarterback where he plans improve both in passing and rushing. 1,045 yards and 12 touchdowns on 193 carries. “Clarence is a much improved passer from his first year last season,” notes Ware of Leger. “He can run the ball and we’re sure he will improve this year.” Williams and Bourque return to their starting positions. Williams, 5-9, 185-pound junior, returns at tailback, while Bourque, 5-10, 200-pound senior, returns at fullback. Bourque led rushing stats last year with Dannie Harmon will also return at tight end. The 6-2, 200-pound junior, will sure help the Wolf offense as one of few returners. The lone offensive lineman returning for the

Wolves this year is Malcolm Winbush, a 6-0, 240-pound senior who will return at right tackle. New starters for the Wolves on offense are split end senior Lucas Meche, wide back junior R.J. Buchanon, left tackle senior Justin Lavergne, and left guard junior Caleb Bruce. They are also joined by junior center Brennon McKnight and junior right guard Dylan Soileaux. Marcantel will fill in as this year’s punter, and Cody Manuel will take over kicker duties. Three leaders return on defense for the Wolves this season. Key defensive returners are Dannie Harmon, Billy Marcentel and R.J. Buchanan. Harmon will return at strong safety, Marcantel at linebacker, and Buchanan will again fill in at corner back, joined by team mate Quinn Guidry, a 5-9, 150-pound junior. See WOLVES, Page 6



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Junior Trent Duhon (5-9, 170 pounds) will step up into the corner back position and Lucas Meche (5-8, 155-pound senior) will be at strong safety. Completing the defensive starters will be senior Lacy Granger

(6-0, 180-pound defensive end), senior Malcolm Winbush (511, 240-pound defensive tackle), sophomore Andrew Broussard (59, 160-pound middle guard), and sophomore Grant Menard (5-8, 160-pound free safety). After two disappointing seasons, the Wolves are hoping to be back in the playoff hunt this year and improve their 3-7 overall, 1-4 district slate of last year. District opponents in their new district lineup are Eunice, Livonia, Church Point, Port Barre and Northwest. Concluding this year‘s outlook, Ware states, “Attitude about winning and doing what it takes to win is much improved this year. Our workouts have been really good and we have a chance this year to turn things around.” We’ll see how this young football squad fares this season.




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RAYNE HIGH LINEBACKERS - Among the Rayne High linebackers for the 2011 season are, kneeling, Trent Duhon, while standing, from left, are Dannie Harmond and Billy Marcantel. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

FRESHMEN PLAYERS on the Rayne High Wolves football squad include, from left, Tanner Leger, Brice Meche, Desmond Cole, Grant Abshire, Hunter Adkins, and Taylen Alleman. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

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RAYNE HIGH SOPHOMORES - Rayne High sophomore members of the 2011 Rayne High Football Team are, first row, from left, Tyler Hanks, Garrett Hanks, Terin Davis, Anthony Seaux, and Brennon Bourque, while standing, from left, are Andrew Granger, Kameron Falcon, Trent Duhon, Matt Dore, Cooper Bouillion, and Grant Menard, (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

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RAYNE HIGH JUNIORS - Rayne High junior members of the 2011 Rayne High Football Team are, first row, from left, Austin LaCombe, Clarence Leger, Jalen Williams, Caleb Bruce, Brennan McKnight, and Cody Manuel, while standing, from left, are Billy Marcantel, Bryson Hines, R.J. Buchanan, Dylan Soileaux, Quinn Guidry, and Dannie Harmon. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

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SENIORS SET TO LEAD - Senior members of the 2011 Rayne High Wolves Football Team are, first row, from left, Brody Bourque, Malcolm Winbush, and Justin Lavergne, while standing, from left, are Lukas Meche, Johnathan Dugas, Lacy Granger, and Patrick Charles. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Josie Henry)

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2011 RAYNE HIGH WOLVES NO. 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 23

NAME GRADE Alfred Wheeler 09 Jalen Williams 11 Grant Menard 10 R.J. Buchanan 11 Brody Bourque 12 Dannie Harmon 11 Tevin Davis 10 Clarence Leger 11 Tyrin Gordon 09 Brice Meche 09 Anthony Seaux 10 Quinn Guidry 11 Tyler LeJeune 10 Kameron Falcon 10 Jadarius Simmons 09 Javon Cormier 09 Lukas Meche 12 Trent Duhon 10 Ronald Beverly 09 Frank Leopaul 11

NO. 24 25 26 30 31 33 34 35 37 42 43 44 46 50 51 52 53 54 55 56

NAME GRADE Garrett Hanks 10 Johnathan Dugas 10 Taylen Alleman 09 Jaylen Boutte 12 Jacob Hicks 09 Lacy Granger 12 Andrew Broussard 10 Cody Manuel 11 Tyler Hanks 10 Robert Butler 10 Cooper Bouillion 10 Billy Marcantel 11 Kyler Lagrange 10 Bryan Minix 11 Brennan McKnight 11 Tre White 11 Matt Dore 10 Dylan Soileaux 11 Caleb Bruce 11 James Whitten 11

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NO. NAME GRADE 69 Tanner Leger 09 70 Brennon Bourque 10 78 Malcolm Winbush 12 79 Patrick Charles 12 84 Christian Hodges 10 95 Desmond Cole 09

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2011 NOTRE DAME PIONEERS NO. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28

NAME GRADE Luke Broussard 11 Jacob Sloane ` 12 Blake Miller 12 Austin Bordelon 12 Waylon Young 12 C.J. Hundley 12 Andre’ Thibodeaux 12 Kyrick Pannell 10 Hogan Guidry 11 Clint Faul 11 Zach Miller 12 Jackson Landry 12 Myles Moreau 10 Josef Schmid 12 Brad Stoma 9 Jeff Michael Daigle 10 Kevin Frank 10 Gavin Bourgeois 10 Sam Veillon 10 D.J. Petitjean 12 James Kratzer 10 Caleb Lambousy 10 Brandon Leger 11 Matt Venable 11 Thomas Schumacher 11 Sammy Graf 11 Jack Wager 10 J.P. Miers 12

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Jacob Arceneaux Paul LaCroix Kipp Credeur Nick Gossen Christian Landry Connor Goss Hunter Stelly Brandon Sonnier Logan Lagrange Brent Sonnier Ross Cullen Eric Ohlenforst Zack Henry James McCleary Bryce Brandon Clint Reiners Noah Toucet John Michael Besse Jacob Faulk Austin Thibodeaux Jacob Melancon Christian Hundley Patrick Hundley Dustin Reiners Hans Roy Nick Cassanova Adam Leger Chad Gibson Cole Reiners

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Pios’ reputation of ‘reloading’ well deserved By Chris Quebedeaux LSN Sports CROWLEY – Over the last decade, the Notre Dame Pioneers have earned the reputation of being a team that didn’t rebuild, but instead reloaded. And that reputation is well earned: The Pios have advanced to the state championship game six times in the 2000s and have won two state titles during that run. This year, however, may be a little different. Facing a brutal non-district schedule once again, along Louie Cook with one of Notre Dame their most challenging district lineups in years, the Pios find themselves not only reloading, but, in some very critical areas, rebuilding as well. “This is kind of a combination year for us just because of the youth that is in the backup roles,” said head coach Lewis Cook, looking ahead to the upcoming season. “Last year, we had 24 seniors and 20 juniors and this year we have 19 seniors and 21 juniors. So that’s 40 guys compared to 44. “It’s pretty similar, but it’s just where certain positions fall. In the


past, we’d lose a few seniors but we’d fill those spots with seniors. In the past, we were able to do that with almost all the positions. “This year, that’s not happening. So it is a little bit of a combination of things: Some areas are rebuilding and some areas are reloading.” For the record, the Pios lost 15 starters from last year’s state semifinalist team - eight on offense and seven on defense. Offensively, the Pios’ biggest question mark is the offensive line, where senior tackle Cole Reiners is the lone returnee. Joining Reiners on the revamped line is Grant Clark and Christian Hundley at guards, Andrew Valdetero at center and Andrew Breaux at tackle. “Grant Clark played a lot last year so he does have game-time experience with the game on the line,” said Cook. “But the other three guys will be playing for the first time in varsity action when the game counts.” Brandon Sonnier and Jackson Landry will split time at tight end this year. Both saw action in 2010. “They have been on the field and in the heat of battle so that helps,” said Cook. Another big void for the Pios is at wide receiver, where standout Zac D’Aquin was lost to graduation. D’Aquin was the Pios’ leading wideout last year after hauling in 20 passes for 489 yards and four touchdowns.


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Filling the roles there this season will be Blake Miller and Josef Schmid. “If we can stay healthy, Blake Miller and Josef Schmid give us two quality wide receivers,” said Cook. “I think they can make some really big plays for us.” The Pios will also be replacing nearly their entire offensive backfield after losing seniors Stu Cook and Logan Venable. That duo combined to post over 1,200 yards and 22 touchdowns a year ago. The new backfield will consist of Jacob Sloane and Austin Thibodeaux at fullback and Nick Gossen at tailback. “In the backfield, we’ll be a little young and inexperienced,” said Cook. “Jacob played a little bit last year, but neither one of them are seasoned veterans. At tailback, Nick and Luke Broussard will spell one another. They played a little bit last year, but they will be starting for the first time.” The cupboard isn’t completely bare. The Pios do return Waylon Young at quarterback. The senior took over under center after the third game last year and completed 54 passes for 961 yards and 10 touchdowns. “Having Waylon back is really going to make a difference for us,” said Cook. “He’s really had a good spring and a good fall. I think he’s going to do some really good things. “Overall, we have a little experi-

ence and a little bit of a nucleus, but we still have some serious questions.” Defensively, the Pios have four returning starters back, but they will have to fill in a number of key spots, especially in the secondary where they lost standouts Ricky Stoma and Luke Bourgeois. Stoma, an all-stater, had 48 solo tackles and five interceptions as a senior while Bougeois logged 54 tackles and one interception. Filling the void left by the duo will be juniors Matt Venable and J.P. Hensgens. Austin Bordelon returns at free safety and senior D.J. Petitjean is back at cornerback. “On defense, I think the areas of biggest concern are the two spots we have to fill in the secondary,” said Cook. “With Austin and D.J. coming back, those guys played every game last year and they have quite a bit of experience. “Matt is one of the safeties and the other corner spot is up for grabs. The safety spot that Matt fills and the cornerbackposition are question marks right now. Matt is a very good player, it’s just that he’s playing that position for the first time.” Notre Dame also lost heavily at the linebacker position where AllStater John Rothermel and Will Fruge bothgraduated. However, the Pios do return See PIONEERS, Page 18

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SENIOR MEMBERS of the 2011 Notre Dame football team include, first row from left, Lyla Simoneaux, Blake Miller, Zach Miller, Andre Thibodeaux, J.P. Miers, Connor Goss, Emma Frank; second row, Jackson Landry, Brent Sonnier, Waylon Young, Paul LaCroix, Jacob Sloane, Josef Schmid, Jacob Melancon; third row, C.J. Hundley, Austin Bordelon, Grant Clark, Cole Reiners, Brandon Sonnier and Nick Gossen. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

PIONEERS Continued From Page 17 Connor Goss at a linebacker. He will be joined by newcomers Jacob Melancon and Zach Miller. “Connor is back and he’s played every game last year,” said Cook. “He’s pretty solid. Jake Melancon is one of the better athletes on the team, but he’s been an offensive lineman for the last two years. He’s playing linebacker for the first time but he does have a lot of game experience under his belt. “And Zach spotted a little bit last year, but he was mostly a jayvee player.” The lone retruning starter on the defensive line is Paul LaCroix at tackle. Andre Thibodeaux will play the other tackle and C.J. Hundley and Brent Sonnier will hold down the end slots. “Paul kind of anchors that d-line,” said Cook. “He played a lot last year and he’s a good player. C.J. played a lot last year also and he’s pretty solid.

“The other tackle and end position will be filled with guys that will be playing varsity for the first time. That’s a little bit of a concern, but, again, there’s a little bit of a nucleus there of experience which always helps.” As for the kicking game, Goss is a one-man show. “We have to hope Connor stays healthy because right now, he’s handling all kicking,” said Cook. “He’s punting, kicking off, extra points and field goals. He did some of that last year, but he wasn’t a full-time guy in any of those areas so that’s going to a little bit different for him. “He’s a pretty good kicker, but he’s going to be on the field an awful lot.” Yet another concern for the Pios will be their depth with over half the squad being underclassmen. “We have a lot of young playSee PIONEERS, Page 19

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PIOS DEFENSIVE BACKS - Members of the 2011 Notre Dame defensive backfield include, kneeling from left, Hogan Guidry, Matt Venable; standing, Josef Schmid, Austin Bordelon and Clint Faul. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

PIONEERS Continued From Page 18 ers,” said Cook, noting the roster contains40 juniors and seniors and roughly 37 sophomores. “About half the team is sophomores and they fill a lot of backup roles. Our depth is very young so we really need to stay healthy in some areas. “You know, on Friday nights, if they (underclassmen) have to go

in, they’ll be learning on the run because they definitely aren’t getting a lot of reps and they don’t have any experience under fire yet. They’ll get baptized quick.” That baptism begins Friday when the Pios take on St. Martinville in the second game of the Lafayette Kiwanis Jamboree at UL-Lafayette’s See PIONEERS, Page 20

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NOTRE DAME COACHING STAFF - Members of the 2011 Notre Dame Pioneers’ football coaching staff include, kneeling from left, Members of the 2011 Notre Dame foot-

ball coaching staff include, kneeling from left, Lew Cook, Nolan Theriot, Todd Gray, Lewis Cook, Kaine Guidry, Nick Ware, Billy Hargroder; standing, Raymond Griffin, Jimmy McCleary, Donovan Lagrange, Rick Vicknair, Gerald Dill, Steve Soper and Matt McClure. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

PIONEERS Continued From Page 19 Cajun Field. From there, the road doesn’t get any easier. Notre Dame will open the regular season the following Friday at home against Southwood before traveling back to Lafayette on Sept. 9 to take on Breaux Bridge. The Pios will then host Teurlings on Sept. 16 before back-to-back road games at St. Louis and Catholic High of New Iberia close out the non-district portion of their schedule. The Pios will open district play at home on Oct. 7 against Jennings and then travel to Iowa on Oct. 14. Westlakevisits the Pios on

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Members of the 2011 Notre Dame defensive line include, kneeling from left, Adam Leger, Chad Gibson, Clint Reiners; standing, Brent Sonnier, Paul LaCroix, Andre Thibodeaux and C.J. Hundley. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

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ND LINEBACKERS - Linebackers for the 2011 Notre Dame Pioneers are, from left, Hunter Stelly, Jacob Melancon, Connor Goss and Zach Miller. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux

PIONEER RECEIVERS - Wide receivers for the 2011 Notre Dame Pioneers include, kneeling from left, Blake Miller, Josef Schmid; standing, Nicholas Benoit, Jacob Parsley and Brandon Leger. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)


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2011UL Football 9/03 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/05 11/12 11/26

@ Oklahoma State @ Kent State Nicholls State @ FIU* Florida Atlantic* Troy* North Texas* (HC) @ Western Kentucky* @ MId. Tennesee* La. - Monroe* @ Arkansas State* @ Arizona

* Conference games

2011 McNeese Football 9/03 9/17 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/05 11/12 11/19

@ Kansas Univ. of Sioux Falls Southeastern La. @ Northwestern State Texas State @ Central Arkansas Sam Houston (HC) @ Stephen F. Austin Nicholls State UTSA @ Lamar

*Conference games

2011 LSU Football 9/03 9/10 9/15 9/24 10/01 10/08 10/15 10/22 11/05 11/12 11/19 11/25

@ Oregon Northwestern St. @ Miss State* @ We s t V i r g i n i a Kentucky* Florida* @ Te n n e s s e e * Auburn* @ Alabama* We s t e r n K e n t u c k y @ Ole Miss* Arkansas*

* SEC games

2011 Saints New Orleans 9/08 9/18 9/25 10/02 10/09 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/06 11/13 11/28 12/04 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/01

@ Green Bay Chicago Houston @ Jacksonville @ Carolina @ Tampa Bay Indianapolis @ St. Louis Tampa Bay @ Atlanta New York Giants Detroit @ Tennessee @ Minnesota Atlanta Carolina

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PIO OFENSIVE LINEMEN: Members of the 2011 Notre Dame offensive line include, kneeling from left, Jackson Landry, Brandon Sonnie; standing, Andrew Breaux, Christian Landry, Andrew Valdetero, Grant Clark and Cole Reiners. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)


1. The Tigers first win in a bowl game came in the 1944 Orange Bowl against what team? A. Florida Gators B. Alabama Crimson Tide C. Baylor Bears D. Texas A&M Aggies 2. Who was the first LSU Tiger coach to have a winning record who coached MORE that 25 games? hint: he coached from 1923-1927. A. James K. “Pat” Dwyer B. E.T. McDonald

PIO RUNNING BACKS: Members of the 2011 Notre Dame Pioneers’ offensive backfield include, from left, Luke Broussard, Austin Thibodeaux, Jacob Sloane and Nick Gossen. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

C. Mike Donahue D. Russell T. “Russ” Cohen 3. In what conference did the Tiger football team compete before they joined the Southeastern Conference in 1933? A. Independent B. Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association C. Southern Conference D. Sun Belt Conference 4. During the fifty-year span from 1909 to 1958, who was the only Tiger coach to record 10 wins in a single season (not including bowl games)?

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A. Paul Dietzel B. Gaynell “Gus” Tinsley C. Bernie H. Moore D. Lawrence M. “Biff” Jones 5. LSU defeated Auburn in the famous 1988 “Earthquake Game.” What was the score? A. 7-0 B. 7-3 C. 7-6 D. 9-6

Answers: See Page 26

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JUNIOR PIO MEMBERS - Junior members of the 2011 Notre Dame Pioneers’ football team include, seated from left, Junior members of the 2011 Notre Dame football team include, first row from left, Liddy Rothermel, Jill Bertrand, Madison Miller, Meghan Chiasson, Austin Thibodeaux, McKenzie Gossen, Madison Cormier, Madison Swacker; second row, Chad Gibson, Hogan Guidry, Luke Broussard, Brandon Leger, Eric Ohlenforst, Jacob Parsley, Ross Cullen, Kipp Credeur; third row, Matt Venable, Clint Reiners, Nick Casanova, Nicholas Benoit, Clint Faul, Adam Leger, Thomas Schumacher, Andrew Breaux, Andrew Valdetero and Luke Habetz. (LSN Photo by Chris Quebodeaux)

Trivia Answers:

3. Southern Conference 5. 7-6

2. Mike Donahue

4. Paul Dietzel

1. Texas A&M Aggies


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