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— Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com The Elm Grove Lady Eagles and Cope Lady Cougars remain on top of the Bossier Parish middle school girls basketball standings through four games. Elm Grove improved to 4-0 in the eighth-grade district with a 35-23 victory over Greenacres. The Benton Lady Tigers and Haughton Lady Bucs remained a game back

Benton bounces back with win over Northwood

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com The Benton Tigers bounced back strong Friday night with a 42-20 District 1-4A victory over the Northwood Falcons at Jerry Burton Memorial Stadium. The Tigers, who lost to Woodlawn 54-28 in Week 7, improved to 7-2 overall and 4-2 in district. They close the regular season at home this Friday against Bossier

Benton pulls away from Northwood

Shawn C. White, Special to The Times Benton Tigers (7-2) locked up a home playoff game with a 42-20 victory over a pesky Northwood Falcons (2-7) at Jerry Burton Memorial Stadium on Northwood’s senior night. Benton’s strong defensive second half withstood the air attack from the Bogan brothers, senior Peyton (Sr.) who threw for 160

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 31 – November 6

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Benton High School, October 31 – November 6 MONDAY October 31, 2016 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball vs. Elm Grove SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Boys Freshman Football @ Bossier High School SCHEDULE TUESDAY November 01, 2016 6:00 PM Girls Varsity Basketball @ Mansfield High School SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 24 – October 30

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Benton High School, October 24 – October 30 MONDAY October 24, 2016 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball @ Haughton Middle School SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Boys Freshman Football vs. Northwood High School SCHEDULE 6:30 PM Boys Junior Varsity Football vs. Northwood High School SCHEDULE 6:30 PM Boys

Benton’s Westmoreland rolled Reynolds Moore

Jimmy Watson , jwatson@shreveporttimes.com (Photo: Douglas Collier/The Times) A few weeks ago during Benton’s homecoming festivities, Tiger wide receiver John Westmoreland and some of his friends spent part of their evening rolling the home of coach Reynolds Moore. The group of Benton football players managed to get just a few miles down the road before

Haughton, Benton tie for first in 8th-grade district; Greenacres, Benton tie for first in 7th

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com The Bossier Parish middle school district football season closed Tuesday with ties at the top of the seventh- and eighth-grade standings. Greenacres and Benton finished tied for first in the seventh-grade district at 4-1. Haughton and Benton finished tied for first in the eighth-grade district at 4-1. In seventh-grade games Tuesday, Greenacres

Stifling defense helps Benton blank Fair Park October 15, 2016310 0

Russell Hedges, rhedges@bossierpress.com A strong defensive effort helped the Benton Tigers knock off the Fair Park Indians 31-0 in front of a large homecoming crowd Friday night at Tiger Stadium. The Tigers improved to 6-1 overall and 3-1 in District 1-4A. Benton is one game behind Minden (7-0, 4-0) and Woodlawn (6-1, 4-0) with three

All Teams Schedule: Week of October 17 – October 23

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Benton High School, October 17 – October 23 MONDAY October 17, 2016 4:00 PM Girls 7th Grade Basketball vs. Cope SCHEDULE 5:00 PM Boys Freshman Football vs. North Webster High School SCHEDULE 6:30 PM Boys Junior Varsity Football vs. North Webster High School SCHEDULE TUESDAY October 18,

Minden cruises past Benton in battle of unbeatens

Jimmy Watson , jwatson@shreveporttimes.com MINDEN – Makeshift stands and makeshift pink and purple port-a-potties provided a respite for the 3,000-plus fans packed into “The Pit” on Friday night to watch the game of the century between the hometown Crimson Tide and the Benton Tigers. But there was nothing makeshift about the way the Tide finished