Ouachita Parish High News
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OPHS' Select Vocal Ensemble's Trip to Wales:June 6, 2019 by Oran David DeRossett (Register to contact)
Today is a historic day in Ouachita's storied music history. Today, June 6th marks 70 years since the Ensemble under Velma Nichols left for their month long trip to Llangollen, Wales on June 6, 1949
. Of the 17 singers who represented Ouachita at the famous Welsh International Music Festival there are three of us left, as follows; Kitty Dartez DeFreese, Ruston, LA, Billy Joe Milstead, Winston Salem, NC, and me, O. David DeRossett, McKinney, TX. All three of us are members of the OPHS graduating class of 1950.
class unionApril 19, 2010 by Becky Moody Sessoms (Register to contact)
When is our 10 year class reunion?
Who do I need to contact? Phone #?
Ouachita Parish High School News From Around The Web
DAVEY - Paul Age 88, died May 5, 2019 at his home in Baton Rouge, LA, following a long illness. He is survived by his nephews Rex (Miriam), Gerald (Kay) and ...
Teen arrested for social media threats at Ouachita Parish High School Knoe.com
OUACHITA PARISH, La. (KNOE) - Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Deputies received information Thursday evening about a social media threat circulating on the ...
Meet the Ouachita Parish Students of the Year Monroe News Star
Ouachita Parish Schools celebrated 34 students at the annual Student of the Year Celebration Luncheon.
Louisiana school performance grades: Search here for your school's score Knoe.com
These schools top the list in the Monroe/West Monroe area.
NELA Signing Day roundup Monroe News Star
A jam-packed crowd inside the Don Shows Field House celebrated four West Monroe Rebels who will continue their football careers at the collegiate level.
Thrice as nice: Lions book latest reservation to Lake Charles Monroe News Star
It could be time for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to build an interstate from Ouachita Parish High School to Lake Charles.
Bus brawl leads to felony charges for one OPHS student MyArkLaMiss
A fight on a school bus has led to felony charges for a Ouachita Parish High School student.
Bonine satisfied with resolution of district re-alignment in District 2-4A The Franklin Sun
Members of District 2-4A and 2-1A made lemonade out of lemons last year, Louisiana High School Athletic Associations Director Eddie Bonine said Tuesday at ...
Carroll opens Don Redden Memorial Classic with convincing win over Simsboro Monroe News Star
The Carroll Bulldogs opened the 2019 Don Redden Memorial Classic with a convincing 78-52 victory over the defending Louisiana High School Athletic ...
500 and counting: Jones reaches career milestone Monroe News Star
Wossman coach wins 500th game at the Don Redden Memorial Classic.
First Ouachita school established in 1811 Monroe News Star
One in a series of history pieces published in conjunction with The News-Star's 125th anniversary. Betty Waters filed the original story for the 1976 bicentennial ...
Ouachita girls fall in quarterfinals | Sports The Franklin Sun
For the third straight season, the Ouachita Lady Lions saw their season end in the quarterfinals of the playoffs. Turnovers, missed free throws and missed open ...
Wossman's Jones gets win 500 | Sports The Franklin Sun
Casey Jones knew he needed only two more wins to reach another coaching milestone in his career. It's only fitting that coaching milestone — 500 wins — came ...
Lion Tamer: King becomes leader Ouachita needs Monroe News Star
Paul King feels like the old man at the Madhouse on Millhaven. It isn't the age, but the mileage, that made Ouachita's point guard ancient as a high school senior ...
Ouachita-Rayville rematch set for Don Redden finals Monroe News Star
Lions, Hornets meet for tournament title on Saturday.
Shaking things up: How Jeff Schexnaider returned to coaching Monroe News Star
The East Ouachita Middle School Lions wondered if Jeff Schexnaider was lost when he showed up on the field for the first day of August football practice.
Thompson introduced as Sterlington principal Monroe News Star
Jason Thompson never dreamed he'd be hiring curriculum coordinators instead of offensive and defensive coordinators. “It's kind of surreal,” Thompson said.
Monroe hosts state NAACP conference Monroe News Star
Louisiana NAACP delegates will spend Sept. 20-22 in Monroe for their state Convention and Training Conference at the University of Louisiana Monroe.
Burnette leaves Carroll with no regrets, several championships Monroe News Star
Burnette is stepping down as Carroll boys basketball coach.
NELA Signing Day recaps Monroe News Star
Where did the area's athletes end up on Signing Day?
A week after NFL protests, high school teams weigh decision to demonstrate during anthem MyArkLaMiss
High school teams in Northwest Louisiana, have made national news after the Caddo Parish School District supported what some players see as practicing their ...
Ram rebirth: How Richwood rekindled its football fire Monroe News Star
The Rams run to the Superdome healed past wounds.
3 Ouachita students named finalists for La. Student of the Year Monroe News Star
Grade-Level Winners to be Announced at April 11 Ceremony in Baton Rouge.
West Ouachita senior wins Congressional Art Competition MyArkLaMiss
Congressman Ralph Abraham, M.D., R-Alto, announced that Allison Litwin of West Monroe has won the 2019 Congressional High School Art Competition for ...
Southern gospel two-night event returns to Monroe Monroe News Star
Monroe Sings the Gospel!” comes to the Ouachita Parish High School Auditorium this weekend.
St. Frederick hires Morrow as new girls' hoops coach Monroe News Star
Morrow led Claiborne Christian to a state title last season.
Ruston, Longview meet in battle of Collins disciples Monroe News Star
Ruston's Baugh and Longview's King are products of HOFer Pat Collins' coaching tree.
Ouachita's Riley, St. Fred's Mayo sign baseball scholarships Monroe News Star
Riley signed with Bossier Parish CC and Mayo with ULM.
Miss Louisiana 2018 overcomes disappointment to take the crown MyArkLaMiss
Miss Louisiana 2018, Holli' Conway, is one of Ouachita Parish's very own. For her it's been a long journey, but it's a road she says wasn't full of...
New Miss Louisiana Holli' Conway focused on Miss America Pageant Knoe.com
Ouachita Parish High Schools' own Holli' Conway was crowned the 55th Miss Louisiana Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center. She takes home a $10000 ...
Ouachita Lady Lions host softball tournament Monroe News Star
Teams from across the state highlight the tournament field.
New ULM softball coach aims to build winning culture Monroe News Star
Molly Fichtner becomes seventh softball coach in ULM history.
National Signing Day 2016 Knoe.com
MONROE, La (KNOE 8 News) - National Signing Day is upon us. Wednesday, area high school football players announced where they'll go to play college ...
West Ouachita student arrested after drugs were found in his truck Knoe.com
Logan Brown, 17, was arrested after State Police found drugs in his truck on school property Tuesday morning.
Carr exits ULM, joins new staff at Troy Monroe News Star
John Carr is leaving Louisiana-Monroe to join Chip Lindsey's inaugural staff at Troy. He spent one season at ULM as wide receivers coach and recruiting ...
10 takeaways from ULM's first spring scrimmage Monroe News Star
Warhawks hold first of two scrimmages before April 13 spring game.
Webber named new Principal at St. Frederick Knoe.com
St. Frederick Catholic High School has announced retiring Ouachita Parish School System Superintendent Bob Webber will succeed St. Frederick Principal Guy ...
Lead Lion: Vallery takes his place among coaching legends Monroe News Star
Vallery's legacy lives on at Ouachita and with the men he shared the sidelines with on Friday nights.
BUDDY BLAIR AWARD: Hammond excelled on field, in classroom Monroe News Star
Ouachita's valedictorian named top male student-athlete.
Local chapter hosts NAACP state conference – The Hawkeye The HawkEye
There is a long history of oppression, but an even longer history of resilience,” said Joey Jackson, a New York defense attorney and CNN legal analyst. As the ...
Ouachita student-athlete drowns in Arkansas Knoe.com
Ouachita Parish High School student-athlete Kenton Norman died Memorial Day Weekend while in Arkansas.
Whitman adds another title at Ouachita | Sports The Franklin Sun
Tim Whitman isn't a month removed from winning a state championship, and he already has a list of returnees, roles to fill and improvements on the docket.
Judge: Make good decisions Monroe News Star
When they were teenagers together at Ouachita Parish High School, 4th Judicial District Court Judge Alvin Sharp would take Don Redden's geometry tests.
Fun with depth charts: ULM-Texas State Monroe News Star
Injuries have forced Louisiana-Monroe to get creative in the defensive backfield. Buck safety Collin Turner was sidelined in the fourth quarter of ULM's 45-20 win ...
McCarty, Tharp carry the flag for Logtown's finest Monroe News Star
Two coaches are among the alums of the gone but not forgotten Logtown School.
Ouachita's Johnson continues on road to recovery Monroe News Star
Ouachita's Malik Johnson continues road to recovery from car acceident.
PHOTOS: FP vs. Vision Academy (Don Redden Classic) The Franklin Sun
Franklin Parish topped Vision Academy, 78-67, in the opening round of the Don Redden Memorial Classic at Ouachita Parish High School on Wednesday.
Retired music educator inspired students for 34 years Community Advocate
Instrumental music educator Gary Piazza created countless memories for his students and himself while working a 34-year career, 28 of which were at ...
Judge Bill Norris died Wednesday Monroe News Star
Retired Judge William "Bill" Norris III, 79, of West Monroe died around 7:45 a.m. Wednesday. He had been staying at The Guest House following a stroke in ...
West Monroe scoreboard to be operational Thursday Monroe News Star
West Monroe High School will have its new, state-of-the-art scoreboard operational as early as Thursday. The board, measuring, 48.5 feet by 27 feet, ...
CenturyLink Foundation awards $1.4M in technology grants to schools Monroe News Star
To enhance educational opportunities across the country, CenturyLink, Inc. is awarding $1.4 million to fund more than 330 projects as part of the CenturyLink ...
North Louisiana high school rally winners announced Monroe News Star
Winners in the 2016 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge.
Wossman welcomes Jones home as basketball coach Monroe News Star
The 'Cats introduced Jones with a pep rally at the George "Vamp" Belton Sports Complex.
ULM inks 16 on first day of early signing period Monroe News Star
The Warhawks added signees from Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia and Australia.
Alcorn women's basketball team revamps roster - The Vicksburg Post Vicksburg Post
LORMAN — Alcorn State's women's basketball team will head into the 2018-19 season with an entirely new look. The Lady Braves signed nine new players ...
UPDATE: Victim in Friday's Swartz double shooting son of city councilman Knoe.com
Tuesday Update - KNOE 8 News has learned that one of the victims in Friday's double-shooting in Swartz is the son of Monroe City Councilman Kenneth Wilson.
ULM builds depth with Signing Day additions Monroe News Star
Oak Grove OL Bolding, 3-star WR Jackson highlight NSD.
Teachers recognized as state finalists for Presidential Awards of Excellence Knoe.com
Two Ouachita Parish teachers are recognized as finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Ouachita defends title in 2015 Don Redden Classic Monroe News Star
The Lions have won 10 of the last 13 years in the always competitive Don Redden Memorial Classic.
Four new principals take the helm at River Parishes schools this fall NOLA.com
The school buses are warming up and public school students in the River Parishes are headed back to school soon. St. John the Baptist Parish school students ...
Summer softball league helps coaches build programs Monroe News Star
Summer league is helping prep softball teams build for 2017 season.
Viator building walk-on program at ULM Monroe News Star
ULM envisions having the same success with walk-ons Viator enjoyed at McNeese State.
Keyser and Family Promise Reaffirm Their Commitment Monroe News Star
A New Year, A Renewed Promise for Family promise.
36th Annual Black History Month Parade MyArkLaMiss
Floats lined the streets of Monroe to celebrate Black History Month in Northeast Louisiana.
Chase leaves ULM women's basketball program Monroe News Star
The former Ouachita Lady Lion averaged 8.7 points and 8.3 rebounds in 2016.
Answering the call: Rev. Dupree joins Parkview Monroe News Star
It's all about God, it's not about you and it's not about me.” - Rev. Charles Dupree.
Follow live: Louisiana high school football playoff brackets released The Advocate
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association will unveil the 2017 state football playoff brackets in a selection show at 11 a.m. Sunday.
Local 8th-Grader Makes 'Students of the Year' List News Radio 710 KEEL
The Louisiana Education Department has announced the names of 18 students selected as regional finalists in the annual Students of the Year competition.
SUGAR BEARS ADD FOUR TO BRING SIGNING CLASS TO SIX UCA Sports
CONWAY — After another 25-win season and a run to the championship game of the postseason Women's Basketball Invitational, Central Arkansas has signed ...
A man called 'Stump': Collins relishes return to ULM Monroe News Star
There was a time — hard as it is to believe — before ULM defensive coordinator Mike Collins was known to the world at-large as “Stump.” Back then people ...
Monroe police: Former LSU football tight end Tyler Edwards death a likely suicide The Advocate
Former LSU tight end Tyler Edwards, 26, died Saturday night in Monroe from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, a Monroe police detective said Sunday.
Prep football first round playoff matchups WWL
Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.
5 things to watch from ULM fall camp Monroe News Star
The Warhawks reported on Tuesday and start practice on Wednesday.
Inside ULM’s latest depth chart: UL Lafayette Monroe News Star
The injury bug that's eaten through any depth ULM had on offense has now made its way to the defense. The Warhawks will be without starters Lorenzo Jackson ...
Signing Day Central 2016 KATV
Click here for a look at the recruiting classes for all the SEC schools. Arkansas. 9:52am - Micah Smith, S, 6-1, 197, Marshall, Texas; 9:50am - Dee Walker, OLB, ...
Childress was about more than defense and shutouts Monroe News Star
Ruston's legendary coach is remembered best by those that played for him.
Faircloth returning as Vidalia head coach | Sports The Franklin Sun
Dalton "Dee" Faircloth is back as head coach at Vidalia High School.
Louisiana National Guard Adjutant General helps ULM honor veterans | ULM University of Louisiana at Monroe ULM NewsCenter
Major General Glenn H. Curtis spoke to a crowded room, and thanked the veterans for their *service*. Curtis set the tone of the event, opening his speech with a ...
2017 CENTRAL ARKANSAS FOOTBALL SIGNING CLASS UCA Sports
CONWAY, Ark. _ The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the national signing period. UCA head ...
Obaze-Ford finds a 'great spot' at Ouachita Monroe News Star
Obaze-Ford went 65-29 at Rayville and led the Lady Hornets to a state championship.
See the numbers from ULM Pro Day Monroe News Star
Scouts from 15 NFL franchises attended ULM Pro Day on Friday.
NELA Hoops Top-10: Rayville vs. all y’all Monroe News Star
Remember when Mike Tyson was the undisputed baddest man on the planet? The moniker wasn't just the work of Don King and Vince McMahon. Before Adult ...
Tiger Country?: LSU re-establishing NELA recruiting Monroe News Star
When LSU realized its annual summer Tiger Tour wasn't making a stop in Monroe this year, a group of assistants decided to do something about it.
Tech announces high school rally winners News at Louisiana Tech
Winners in the 2015 North Louisiana District Rally qualifying for the State Rally in Baton Rouge or who won first through fifth place in a subject for which there is ...
Back home: Family fuels Caleb Tucker’s competitive fire Monroe News Star
Tucker transferred to ULM from Houston to be with his mother as she battled cancer.
Army National Combine participants 247Sports.com
Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.
Former players credit Vining in own coaching journeys Monroe News Star
Former ULM head basketball coach Mike Vining knew he wanted to be a coach from as early as his junior high years while growing up in West Carroll Parish.
SAU Cheer Squad wants to compete at Nationals next April Magnoliareporter
For members of SAU's Competitive Cheer Squad, the chance to compete on a national stage next year in Daytona Beach, FL, is a dream that has come true.
Under Armour All-America Game 2014 Roster and Player Analysis Bleacher Report
The 2014 Under Armour All-America game will feature some of the best recruits in the 2014 class, and we now know which recruits we can look forward to ...
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