Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 14 LaMichael Taylor

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The eighth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 14 LaMichael Taylor. Taylor is one of the starting cornerbacks on Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, which is allowing opponents only 14 points per game through the first four games. Taylor leads the team with five pass breakups on the season. See LaMichael and the Yellow Jackets battle the Benton Tigers …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 13 Jackson Dufrene

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The seventh Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 13 wide receiver Jackson Dufrene. Dufrene has turned heads with his blocking, route running and pass catching abilities. He showed his big-play capabilities against Pleasant Grove as he caught a touchdown pass and had a 49-yard touchdown run on a reverse. See Jackson and the Yellow Jackets clash with crosstown …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 12 Lake Lambert

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The sixth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon No. 12 quarterback Lake Lambert. A three-year starter at quarterback for the Yellow Jackets, Lambert led Byrd to the 2020 LHSAA Division I State Championship, and he holds an incredible 19-3 record in his 22 starts behind center. See Lake and the Jackets battle crosstown rivals the Calvary Cavaliers on Thursday …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 10 Christian Jones

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The fourth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines upon N0. 10 safety Christian Jones. One of the leaders of Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, Jones earned a starting spot early last year because of his nose for the football and playmaking abilities. Jones and the Purple Swarm Defense did not give up any points last week against Pleasant Grove. The Yellow Jackets …

Listen to Byrd Football on 1130 The Tiger

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Tune to 1130 The Tiger for tonight’s season opener between the Byrd Yellow Jackets and Pleasant Grove Hawks. The Origin Bank Pregame Show begins at 6:30, kickoff at 7 on 103.3 FM and AM 1130 The Tiger, www.1130thetiger.com or on the 1130 The Tiger app. You can also click on the 1130 The Tiger link on the Byrd Football page. …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 3 Josh Allen

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The second Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight is No. 3 running back Josh Allen. Allen is the starting right wingback in Byrd’s multi-option offense. He had a sensational 52-yard run in the Jamboree against Shreve last week. Allen and the Yellow Jackets kickoff the 2022 season against the Pleasant Grove Hawks at 7 p.m. on Friday at Lee Hedges Stadium. #StingEm …

Jamboree to be broadcast live on 1130 The Tiger

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🎤🚨BROADCAST ALERT 🚨🎙 Thursday’s jamboree between the Byrd Yellow Jackets and Captain Shreve Gators will be broadcast live on AM 1130 & 103.3 FM The Tiger. The broadcast will start at 6 p.m., so the jamboree will be joined in progress. In addition to tuning in on AM 1130 or 103.3 FM, you can listen to Byrd Yellow Jackets Football …

KTBS TV 3 Countdown to Friday Football Fever: Byrd Yellow Jackets

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Two years ago @cebyrd_football played for a state title. With many members of that team like @lakeclambert preparing for their senior season, the Jackets believe they are ready for another run Day 4 of the Countdown to #3fever ends in the City of Byrd: https://t.co/ZDhczmqaaf pic.twitter.com/Wgy7dkEi4o — Alex Anderson (@AAnderson_KTBS) August 18, 2022

KTAL NBC 6 Preseason Blitz: C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets

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Preseason Blitz: C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets | KTALnews.com (arklatexhomepage.com) SHREVEPORT, La (KMSS/KTAL) – The C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets will do whatever it takes to beat the heat. That’s why, if you want to watch them practice, you’re going to have to set your alarm well before sunrise. “If it gets too hot, we aren’t allowed to practice,” said second-year head …

Football Booster Club Membership now available through Local Level

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Local Level Booster Club Membership is finally ready to go. If you’ve not sent your membership sheet/payment, please register and pay through local level. Just use the camera on your smartphone to scan the QR code below. Please don’t forget to select game day meals ($50 varsity, $30 freshmen) before you check out. Feeding the team is a huge expense …

Summer 2022 Football Workout Schedule

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Summer workout sessions are available to all football players.  Workouts are conducted from 8:00 am to 10:00 am Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during the summer.  Workouts begin on the Byrd Football Field and transition to the Weight Room.  Players should enter the field through the gate on Gladstone.  Water will be provided to all players and football cleats are not …

Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 7 Mitchell Ramsey

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The sixth Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight is No. 7 running back and return specialist, Mitchell Ramsey. Mitchell is a three-year starter and First-Team All-District and All-City selection from 2020. He has picked up right where he left off last year, and will lead the Jackets into district play versus Haughton on Friday. #StingEm.

Listen to Byrd Football anywhere in the world

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Byrd football has been broadcast live on AM 1130 The Tiger for over 25 years. Charlie Cavell is in his 24th season as the “Voice of the Byrd Yellow Jackets” calling the play-by-play action. Former Byrd fullback Jason Little is the color analyst, while Dr. Kirk Martinson provides sideline reports. Former Byrd offensive lineman Carlton Holland, Marc Weddleton and Chad …

Byrd scrimmages Ruston on August 20

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Get your first glimpse of the 2021 Byrd Yellow Jackets football team on Friday, Aug. 20. Byrd travels to Ruston to face the Bearcats at “Hoss” Garrett Stadium. The freshmen scrimmage begins at 5 p.m. with the junior varsity and varsity to follow.

2021 Byrd Freshmen & Junior Varsity Schedules

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2021 C.E. BYRD FRESHMAN FOOTBALL SCHEDULE   Scrimmage    Fri., Aug. 20        Ruston                         A         Ruston                         5 p.m. Jamboree       Fri., Aug. 27        Captain Shreve             H         Lee Hedges                   5 p.m. 1                   Mon., Aug. 30      Huntington                   H         Byrd                             5 p.m. 2                   Tue., Sep. 7         Airline                          A         Airline                          5 p.m. 3                   Mon., Sep. 13      Green Oaks                   H         Byrd                             5 p.m. 4                   Mon., Sep. 20      Haughton                     …

Byrd releases 2021 football schedule

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On June 1, 2021, Byrd head football coach Stacy Ballew released the Yellow Jackets’ 2021 football schedule. The schedule includes 10 regular season games, three non-district games and seven District 1-5A games. The Jackets will also play at least one game in the LHSAA’s Division I Playoffs. . 2021 C.E. Byrd Yellow Jackets Football Schedule Date          …

Byrd Football Parent’s Meeting

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This meeting is for incoming freshman and returning junior varsity and varsity football parents. You’ll hear from new head coach Stacey Ballew as well as Booster Club President Todd Benson and many others. You have a chance to register for activities, groups and event pertaining to Byrd Football. You’ll also receive information about summer workouts, physicals as well as the …

ATTENTION ALL VARSITY AND INCOMING FRESHMEN FOOTBALL PLAYERS

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The Byrd Football summer weight program begins June 7 and runs through July 23. The weight room will be open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each week. Workouts are from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. If you have any questions please contact head coach Stacey Ballew at seballew@caddoschools.org or (318) 364-5480

Louisiana Sports Writers Association releases Class 5A all-state team, superlatives

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Acadiana won a second consecutive Class 5A title with standout players on both sides of the ball, but defensive lineman Cameron George ranked among the best. A 6-foot-2, 240-pound senior, George was named the Class 5A Outstanding Defensive Player on the Louisiana Sports Writers Association’s All-State football team. The UL commitment showed an ability to defend against the run and …

Byrd’s Carson Bruno heads to Louisiana Tech early

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0:18 2:32 Carson Bruno has put life as a Byrd student behind him and is ready to move on to the next level. When he completed midterm tests last week, Bruno was finished as a Yellow Jacket scholastically, but he gets at least one more award athletically. He was selected to the LSWA Class 5A All-State first team Sunday along with …

Byrd athletes ready to sign with colleges

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Jimmy Watson Shreveport Times The NCAA’s Early Signing Period won’t see spectacular numbers of athletes from Northwest Louisiana schools making college selections, according to responses submitted to The Times. Among the 33 area coaches responding, it appears just five area football players will sign during the early period, which runs Wednesday through Friday. Byrd, which will play for the LHSAA …

Byrd uses a ‘Little’ magic to get past John Curtis

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AD 0:15 Julie Fitzpatrick was a nervous wreck standing in the end zone at Lee Hedges Stadium Friday night in the LHSAA Division I semifinal matchup between Byrd and John Curtis. Her baby, Jason Little, was part of the biggest error of the game for the Jackets early in the fourth quarter while filling in for quarterback Lake Lambert. But …

Byrd Football thanks its assistant coaches

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Byrd Football would like to thank our assistant coaches, whose passion, time, effort, energy, dedication and investment in the lives of young men is deeply appreciated and will benefit them for years to come. #AlwaysDeepWithinOurHearts #StingEm

Special thanks to the trainers and managers

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Byrd Football would like to give special thanks to certified athletic trainer Cordarius Wayne from Willis-Knighton Sports Medicine and the staff of student trainers and managers who’ve taken great care of the Yellow Jackets throughout this incredible season. Thanks for all of your hard work!  

Senior Spotlight #25 – William Anderson

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The 25th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Shapen Toyota and shines on defensive lineman William Anderson. Anderson has recorded seven tackles, including one for loss, this season. He’s an integral part of Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense that’s allowing just 12.4 points per game.  

Senior Spotlight #24 – Carson Bruno

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The 24th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Rotolo’s Craft & Crust and shines on defensive lineman Carson Bruno. A 3-year starter, Bruno has been a standout on Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense. He’s registered 27 tackles, 4 tackles-for-loss, 1.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery on the year. Bruno has verbally committed to continue his football career at Louisiana Tech.

Ninth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes

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The attachments contain the ninth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes – Game No. 9 versus St. Augustine as well as the rosters for the Yellow Jackets and Purple Knights. On Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, the Byrd Yellow Jackets and the St. Augustine Purple Knights will clash in the quarterfinals of the LHSAA’s Division I Playoffs. The Jackets …

Senior Spotlight #21 – Dalton Dayries

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The 21st Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Deep South Equipment and shines on defensive end Dalton Dayries. A starter on Byrd’s Purple Swarm Defense, Dayries has registered 13 tackles, 4 tackles-for-loss and 2 sacks on the season.

Senior Spotlight #20 – Devin Mims

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The 20th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Anti-Pest and shines on offensive lineman Devin Mims. Mims is part of a Byrd offensive line that’s paved the way for the Jackets to average over 300 yards a game, including nearly 275 rushing yards per game.

Senior Spotlight #19 – Michael Jenkins

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The 19th Senior Spotlight is brought to you by Benjamin F. Edwards and shines on offensive lineman Michael Jenkins. A starter at right tackle, Jenkins’ outstanding blocking has helped the Yellow Jackets offense average over 300 yards per game.