2023 Byrd Baseball Buzz Bash – Take Me Out To The Ballgame

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The 2023 Byrd Baseball Buzz Bash – “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 10 at East Ridge Country Club. Doors open at 7 p.m. There will be a silent auction, live auction, music, buffet dinner and a cash bar. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased through any Byrd baseball player. All proceeds go to …

Brossette named Defensive MVP, five other Jackets earn All-City honors

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Meet the Shreveport Times All-City high school football team for the 2022 season Jimmy Watson Shreveport Times View Comments 0:49 1:27 The 2022 Shreveport Times All-City football team encompasses the 19 football schools within Caddo and Bossier parishes. The Times All-Area football includes schools in Bienville, Claiborne, DeSoto, Jackson, Lincoln, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine, and Webster parishes. 2022 Shreveport Times …

Four Byrd Yellow Jackets named to Shreveport Bossier Journal All-Metro Team

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Links to the Shreveport Bossier Journal’s All-Metro Teams: SBJ All-Metro Offense, Specialists:  Tough choices, worthy winners | Shreveport-Bossier Journal (shreveportbossierjournal.com) SBJ All-Metro Defense: Performance easily identified standouts | Shreveport-Bossier Journal (shreveportbossierjournal.com)   OFFENSE Wide receiver – Daxton Chavez, Airline (Sr.) Wide receiver – Omarion Miller, North Caddo (Sr.) Wide receiver – Pearce Russell, Benton (Sr.) Offensive line – Quantavious Bradford, …

Six Byrd players named First-Team All-District, including Brooks Brossette – Defensive MVP

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Byrd linebacker Brooks Brossette, the District 1-5A Defensive MVP, tackles Parkway running back Jaylan White, Co-Offensive MVP, during the Jackets’ victory over the Panthers. (Photo courtesy of April Nix Johnson) Here is the complete list of the All-District 1-5A team, chosen by the head coaches in the district:  OFFENSE WR – Daxton Chavez, Airline, Sr. WR – Cameron Jefferson, Airline, …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #93 Brennan Belanger

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The 23rd Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive tackle No. 93 Brennan Belanger. An integral part of the Purple Swarm Defense, Belanger finished the season with 30 total tackles, six tackles-for-loss and a sack. Belanger and the Yellow Jackets finished the 2022 season with an 8-4 record and an appearance in the state quarterfinals. #StingEm #onelove

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #90 Isaiah Ford

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The 22nd Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive end No. 90 Isaiah Ford. A 2021 All-District and All-City selection, Ford has put up even better numbers this season – 59 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss and 6.5 sacks. See Isaiah and the Yellow Jackets battle the John Curtis Patriots tonight at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. #StingEm #onelove

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #75 Kailen Moore

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The 21st Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon offensive lineman No. 75 Kailen Moore. A two-year starter at tackle, Moore and his offensive line mates have helped Byrd to average 33.5 points and 359.7 yards of total offense. See Kailen and the Yellow Jackets battle the John Curtis Patriots tonight at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. #StingEm #onelove

Ticket information and stadium policies for quarterfinal playoff game

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https://gofan.co/app/events/803281?schoolId=LA19980 Here is the Gofan link for fans to purchase tickets for the Byrd vs John Curtis football game.  There will also be a cash gate. There is a clear bag policy at the stadium. All who enter the gate will go through a security checkpoint. They will have to pass through a metal detector.  Please advise that no weapons will …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – #56 James Stratton

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The 17th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon offensive lineman No. 56 James Stratton. Stratton, who’s the Student Council President and a National Merit semifinalist, and his offensive line mates have helped Byrd’s offense average nearly 350 yards of total offense and average 32 points per game. See James and the Yellow Jackets battle the Alexandria Trojans in the …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 46 Hunter Thrasher

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The 15th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No 46 Hunter Thrasher. Thrasher has made the most of his playing time this season as he’s tallied 21 total tackles, including 19 solo stops. He’s registered three tackles for loss and one sack. Against Southwood, he picked off two passes and forced a fumble. See Hunter and the …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 27 Tyler Nichols

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The 14th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon wingback No. 27 Tyler Nichols. A standout in football and baseball at Byrd, Nichols has been a two-year starter at wingback for the Jackets. He’s rushed for 259 yards and two touchdowns and is averaging 5.6 yards per carry. See Tyler and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 26 Devon Strickland

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The 13th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon fullback No. 26 Devon Strickland. Strickland led the team in rushing in 2021 with 937 yards. He has 426 rushing yards and five touchdowns as well as 10 receptions for 163 yards this season. See Devon and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on Friday, Nov. 4, at Turpin …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 25 Jude Partington

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The 12th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No. 25 Jude Partington. Partington has 31 total tackles, two interceptions for 37 return yards and a fumble return of 70 yards for a touchdown. It was the fifth longest fumble return for a touchdown in the 118-year history of Yellow Jackets football. See Jude and the Yellow Jackets battle …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 23 Wyatt Watkins

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The 11th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive end No. 23 Wyatt Watkins. Last Friday, Watkins and the Purple Swarm Defense posted a shutout against the Southwood Cowboys. This season he has totaled 29 tackles, five tackles-for-loss and two sacks. See Wyatt and the Yellow Jackets battle the Natchitoches Central Chiefs on Friday, Nov. 4, at Turpin Stadium …

2022 Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight – No. 18 Walker Fox

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The 10th Raising Cane’s Senior Spotlight shines brightly upon defensive back No. 18 Walker Fox. A two-sport athlete at Byrd, Fox moved from the offensive side to the defensive side of the football this season and has made an immediate impact. He’s totaled 33 tackles, three tackles-for-loss, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. See Walker and …

Stronger.  Better.  Byrd Lacrosse.  Do you have what it takes to play?!

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The Byrd High School Boys Lacrosse team is looking for players. Do you think you have what it takes to play with us?! If you think you do, fill out the Interest Form to get on our contact list and GEAR UP! We’re looking for players who are: Competitive, Physical, Athletic, Coachable, Mentally and Physically Tough!! Byrd Lacrosse is recognized …

Jackets in the News: 9/24 Swim Meet

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9/24/2022-Saturday-September High School Invitational #1 @ YMCA BHP Billiton, Shreveport, LA- Meet Highlights Byrd Girls placed 3rd in this Meet involving 19 Louisiana Girls teams (67 points) to advance their season record to (2-1). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ Team placed 3rd in this Meet involving 22 Louisiana Combined teams with the third highest Overall Combined Team Score (118 points). Marina …

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 …

Jackets in the News: Byrd Swim

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2022 C.E. Byrd Girls’ Team Results / Highlights: 9/20/2022-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Captain Shreve @ Town South Pool, Shreveport, LA Byrd Girls won this Meet by a score of (88-65) to achieve a season record of (2-0). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score (182-124). Cailyn Bradford placed 1st in four events: G …

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 …

GOLF TEAM SPONSORSHIP & DONATION OPPORTUNITIES 2022

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The C.E. Byrd Golf Team is excited about our 2022-2023 golf season. We are already practicing and preparing to defend our Division I State Championship title in the spring. Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution to help continue Byrd’s long-standing tradition of golf excellence. Sponsorship and Donation Opportunities: Hole-in-One Sponsor ($1,000+) Premier placement of corporate logo on the C.E. Byrd …

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 …

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 …

2022 Athlete Registration

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FORMERLY Register My Athlete.com Registration for Parents  Go to www.aktivate.com  Click Login  Click Create an Account (You only need ONE account, even if you have children in more than one high school and/or junior high; Do Not create another account if you have used Register My Athlete in the past)  Fill in personal account information (this should be the Parent’s …

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 …

11/19/2021-11/20/2021 -LHSAA Division 1 Boys’ State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center in Sulphur, LA

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The C. E. Byrd High School Boys’ Team finished in 15th Place out of 33 teams. Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 13th in the Overall Combined Team Score out of 36 teams. Gergely Szarvas placed 7th in the Boys’ 100 Y Breaststroke, and finished 10th in the Boys’ 200 Y IM. Graham Carter, Aiden Kiihnl-C, Gergely Szarvas, and Caston …

11/19/2021-11/20/2021 -LHSAA Division 1 Girls’ State Championship @ Sulphur Parks and Recreation Aquatic Center in Sulphur, LA

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The C. E. Byrd High School Girls’ Team finished in 9th Place out of 29 teams. Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 13th in the Overall Combined Team Score out of 36 teams. Cailyn Bradford– C placed 3rd in the Girls’ 100 Y Butterfly, and finished 4th in the Girls’ 200 Y Freestyle. Marina Klein placed 6th in the Girls’ …

11/06/2021-Saturday-2021 Red River High School Conference Last Chance Meet @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Arena, Ruston, LA

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Two C.E. Byrd swim team members (1 Boy/1 Girl) attended this meet/time trial in an attempt to secure a LHSAA Division 1 State Championship Individual event qualifying time in an additional event.  They were both successful. Graham Carter won the B 100 Y Butterfly. Taylor Garsee won the G 100 Y Freestyle. An initial 2021 LHSAA Division 1 State Swim …

10/30/2021-Saturday-2021 Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Arena, Ruston, LA

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Byrd Girls won this Meet that included 16 school teams to achieve a record of (6-1), to defend their 2020 title and win the Girls’ Team 2021 Red River Conference High School Championship. Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st out of 18 school teams with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score to defend the overall 2020 team title …

10/30/2021-Saturday-2021 Red River High School Conference Championship @ Louisiana Tech Lambright Arena, Ruston, LA

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Byrd Boys placed 4th at this Meet out of 15 school teams for a season record of (2-5). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st out of 18 school teams with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score to defend the overall 2020 team title and win the Overall Combined Team Score 2021 Red River Conference High School Championship. Gergely …

Jackets in the News: LA High School Athletic Association All-Academic Scholar-Athletes

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Louisiana High School Athletic Association All-Academic Scholar-Athletes –  3.5 GPA or higher Cross Country Seth Payne Ryan Pearson Trent Wells Arden Brainis   Swimming Mary Mangin Ryan Pearson   Volleyball Emma Bishop Caitlin Byrd Kathryn Fincher   Composite all-state academic 4.0 all 4 years Gergely Szarvas – Boys Swimming