The I.A. Lewis Girls Cross Country team, state runner-up last year, took home top honors this year at the at the Louisiana Elementary/Junior High Cross Country championships in the fifth/sixth grade division. Pictured kneeling above (left to right) are Amara McCullough, Eryn Bagwell, Arden Bagwell, and Madison Soto. Pictured standing above are Miraja Tatum, Coach Jay Seal, Frankie Roy, Rebecca Mall, Breanna Payton, Aniyah Fobbs, Diamond Harris, Morgan Keen, Joy Eddy, Coach Beth Toney, and Diamond Johnson. Seated above on the brick column at left is Larkin Flurry.
Ed Stevens, a former head track and field coach and assistant football coach at Grambling State University, passed away this morning following a battle with esophageal cancer.
Stevens, a California native, had served as an assistant coach on the football staff of the late Tigers’ legend, Eddie Robinson, as well as directing the track and field program during the late 1960s and early 1970s.