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Benton routs Ellender in first round of Class 4A playoffs

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com In a few games this season, the Benton Tigers have gotten off to fast starts but then let their foot off the gas a little. That wasn’t the case Friday night. The No. 10 seed Tigers raced to a big early lead en route to a 63-28 victory over No. 23 Ellender

Benton back makes amends, sparks Tigers blowout

Roy Lang III , rflang@gannett.com On his first carry Friday, Benton running back Jermaine Newton Jr. ripped through Ellender’s defense for 14 yards. Unfortunately, the junior had the football ripped from his hands on the brink of the red zone. Instead of being subjected to a tongue lashing from Tigers head coach Reynolds Moore, and

Cross Country Members Go to State

The following cross country team members will attend/compete at the state meet on Tuesday, November 15th. Good luck to our cross country team! Garrison Bundy, Chandler Burns, John David Carrier, Dylan Fritts, Andrew Garcia, Jacob Garrett, Matthew Gore, Logan Harris, Cordell Johnson, Steven Robles, Lorenzo Rodriquez, Dylan Scott, Rahul Wahi, Julian Zeltwanger, Siri Hernandez, Avery

All Teams Schedule: Week of November 14 – November 20

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Benton High School, November 14 – November 20 MONDAY November 14, 2016 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball @ Teams N/A SCHEDULE 4:00 PM Girls 8th Grade Basketball @ Teams N/A SCHEDULE 7:45 PM Boys Junior Varsity Soccer @ Bossier High School SCHEDULE TUESDAY November 15, 2016

First Round of Playoffs this Friday

The first round of the LHSAA football playofffs will take place this Friday, November 11. The Benton Tigers will host Ellender at Tiger Stadium. Kick off is set for 7:00. Show your Tiger Pride by wearing purple to the game!

Benton All-Parish softball star Abi Cole signs with Butler (Kansas) Community College

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com Benton All-Parish infielder Abi Cole has signed with Butler (Kansas) Community College. Cole will join a Butler program that went 53-4 last season and won its first NJCAA Division I national championship. Cole batted .308 with 11 doubles, two home runs and 14 RBI last season. Benton finished 17-15 and was runner-up

Benton’s Nerren, Cole make college choices

Jimmy Watson , jwatson@shreveporttimes.com Speedy Benton outfielder Coleman Nerren held a signing event Thursday at the school denoting his attention to continue his career at UL Monroe. “They made the best offer. Between my grades (3.95) and ACT score (30), I was able to get a full academic ride, plus they still gave me a

Hable leads Benton past Bossier

Shawn C. White, Special to The Times BENTON — The Benton Tigers rolled into the playoffs with a 47-25 win over the Bossier Bearkats on senior night at Tiger Memorial Stadium on Friday. The Tigers were led by an offensive masterpiece by Garrett Hable who passed for 219 yards and four touchdowns.  Hable also led in rushing

All Teams Schedule: Week of November 7 – November 13

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Benton High School, November 7 – November 13 MONDAY November 07, 2016 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball vs. Greenacres SCHEDULE 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball vs. Greenacres SCHEDULE 4:00 PM Girls 8th Grade Basketball vs. Teams N/A SCHEDULE 7:45 PM Boys Junior Varsity Soccer @

Girls Basketball Update

— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com Elm Grove and Cope are alone at the top of the Bossier Parish middle school girls basketball standings three games into the district season. Elm Grove improved to 3-0 in the eighth-grade district with a 43-21 victory over Rusheon Monday. In the other games, Cope got past Greenacres 27-20 and Haughton