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

9/25/2021-Saturday-September High School Invitational #1 @ YMCA BHP Billiton, Shreveport, LA- Meet Highlights

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Byrd Boys placed 3rd in this Meet involving 15 Louisiana Boys teams (68 points) to advance their season record to (2-3). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ Team won this Meet involving 19 Louisiana Combined teams with the highest Overall Combined Team Score (186 points). Captain Aiden Kiihnl placed 1st in the B 500 Y Freestyle Gergely Szarvas placed 1st in the …

9/25/2021-Saturday-September High School Invitational #1 @ YMCA BHP Billiton, Shreveport, LA- Meet Highlights

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Byrd Girls won this Meet involving 17 Louisiana Girls teams (118 points) to advance their season record to (4-1). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ Team won this Meet involving 19 Louisiana Combined teams with the highest Overall Combined Team Score (186 points). Cailyn Bradford – (Captain) finished in 1st place in three events: G 200 Y Medley Relay, G 200 Y …

9/18/2021-Saturday – Battle of the Classes Swim Meet @ Lambright Wellness Center on the Campus of Louisiana Tech – Ruston, LA

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Byrd Girls finished 8th in this Meet involving 16 teams by scoring 40 points to advance their season record to (2-1). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 5th Overall at this Meet with a Combined Team Score of 165 points. Riley Quinlan finished in 2nd place in two events: G (10th Grade and Under) 50 Y Freestyle, G (10th Grade …

9/18/2021-Saturday – Battle of the Classes Swim Meet @ Lambright Wellness Center on the Campus of Louisiana Tech – Ruston, LA

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Byrd Boys finished 3rd in this Meet involving 15 teams by scoring 125 points to advance their season record to (1-2). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 5th Overall at this Meet with a Combined Team Score of 165 points. Aiden Kiihnl-Captain placed 1st in the B (11th Grade and Over) 200 Y Freestyle Graham Carter placed 1st in the …

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.

2021 C.E. Byrd Boys’ Team Results / Highlights:

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9/7/2021-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Caddo Magnet @ Town South, Shreveport, LA Byrd Boys won this Meet (68-50) to start the season (1-0). Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score (156-124) Gergely Szarvas placed 1st in all five events he contested: Boys’ 200 Y IM, Boys’ 100 Y Butterfly, Boys’ 100 Y Breaststroke, Boys’ …

2021 C.E. Byrd Girls’ Team Results / Highlights:

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9/7/2021-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Caddo Magnet @ Town South, Shreveport, LA Byrd Girls won this Meet (88-74) to start the season (1-0) Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score (156-124) Cailyn Bradford placed 1st in two individual events: Girls’ 200 Y Freestyle and Girls’ 500 Y Freestyle Marina Klein placed 1st in the …

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 …

2021 CADDO PARISH FOOTBALL JAMBOREE C.E. BYRD VS. CAPTAIN SHREVE (FRESHMEN, JV & VARSITY)

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION 2021 CADDO PARISH FOOTBALL JAMBOREE C.E. BYRD VS. CAPTAIN SHREVE (FRESHMEN, JV & VARSITY) Each school keeps 100% of all ticket presales so please select the correct ticket on the ticket page. (LINK BELOW) Presale Tickets $8.00 (available until 8/26 at midnight) Game Day Ticket: $10.00 (available beginning 8/27) Children 5 and under- FREE Byrd vs. Captain Shreve …

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                     …

Athlete Registration Form

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FamilyID – Athlete Registration We are excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience of online registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com). FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our athletic programs, and streamlines the annual registration process for your student athlete with the LHSAA.  After completing the registration, a current LHSAA …

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 …

C.E. Byrd Girls Lacrosse Practice Schedule

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New Year – New Schedule We will practice Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:15-6:00 Elm Grove Middle School 4301 Panther Drive Bossier City, LA 71112   Practices are outdoors, weather permitting.  Coach Sarah will text players to announce any changes to practice Schedule or location.   Email for more information about practices: swilkes10@gmail.com      

From Mr. Badgley: State Tickets

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Byrd Parents: If you attempted to purchase tickets last night and were kicked out, put on hold, etc., but you entered your credit card number, please check the NSU Ticket site again. You may have successfully purchased tickets and don’t know it. Many people also made multiple purchases and don’t realize it. If you have extra tickets, please let our …

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 …

2020 C.E. Byrd Boys’ Swimming Team Results / Highlights

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9/15/2020-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Caddo Magnet #1 @ LSUS Natatorium, Shreveport, LA Byrd Boys won this Meet to start the season (1-0) and average season placing of 1st. Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score. Cameron Bradford placed 1st in all five events he contested: 200 Y IM, 100 Y Butterfly, 100 Y …

2020 C.E. Byrd Girls’ Swimming Team Results / Highlights

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9/15/2020-Tuesday-Dual Meet vs Caddo Magnet #1 @ LSUS Natatorium, Shreveport, LA Byrd Girls won this Meet to start the season (1-0) Byrd Boys’ and Girls’ teams placed 1st with the Meet’s highest Overall Combined Team Score  Cailyn Bradford placed 1st in three events: 200 Y IM, 200 Y Medley Relay, and 200 Y Freestyle Relay Captain Lillie England placed 1st …

The eighth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes

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The eighth edition of the 2020 Byrd Football Game Notes – Game No.8 vs. Southwood Cowboys can be found below. On Thursday, Nov. 19, the Jackets and the Cowboys will square off in the 2020 regular season finale. Kickoff between the crosstown rivals is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Lee Hedges Stadium. Southwood is the home team. Thanks and as …

‘A great team win’: Byrd remains perfect against plagued Captain Shreve

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By Jimmy Watson, The Shreveport Times No question moving Captain Shreve’s home game against Byrd from Lee Hedges to Independence Stadium Thursday night was a smart decision. With the way things have gone this fall, giving everyone who wanted to attend the annual grudge match between two schools, which have an exaggerated love-hate relationship, the chance to do so created …

SUPPORT YOUR FELLOW JACKETS

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Support Byrd High School using your Kroger card. Follow these instructions to link your account to get free money sent to Byrd High School! CLICK HERE Girls Soccer is having a drawing for a Louis Vuitton Handbag or $1,500 in CASH! The cost is a donation of $20.00 per ticket and they are available NOW! Winner selects from one of three styles and will …

Byrd running back earns Player of the Week (6)

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Roy Lang III Shreveport Times VIEW FULL ARTICLE HERE Byrd, as usual, boasts a bevy of talent at the running back position in 2020. However, William Berry seems to make a name for himself just about every weekend. That was the case in the sixth week of action. Although he carried the ball just nine times, Berry piled up 135 rushing yards and …

Listen to Byrd Yellow Jackets Football anywhere in the world

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Byrd football is broadcast live on AM 1130 The Tiger. Charlie Cavell is in his 23rd season as the “Voice of the Byrd Yellow Jackets” calling the play-by-play action. Former Byrd defensive back Tim Brown is the color analyst, while newcomer Dr. Kirk Martinson provides sideline reports. Fans can listen to Byrd football anywhere in the world by going to www.1130thetiger.com and …

Byrd remains undefeated with dominating performance against Airline

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Byrd continues exploding across District 1-5A and accumulated a dominating victory over Airline Friday night at Independence Stadium. The Jackets rolled 49-28 after getting four touchdowns from William Berry covering 8, 11, 14 and 20 yards. Byrd (6-0) also had scores from Campbell Brown (15-yard fumble return), Venzell Thompson (3-yard run) and Mitchell Ramsey (50-yard kickoff return). The Vikings (2-2), …