Football Fever Takes to the Airwaves

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Red River High School Football returns to the airwaves and the internet tonight . (Friday Sept 22nd). The Red River Parish Journal has made arrangements to present live play-by-play of both home and away games for the remainder of this season.

Game announcer will be Red River’s Head Track Coach Billy Henry, Sr. Color commentary will be provided by school Athletic Director Billy Henry, Jr. The Henry’s were announcers for games on KRRP several years ago.

Friday night the Bulldogs travel to Alexandria to play ASH (Alexandria Senior High). They are a 5-A school with over 80 players on the roster.

The Bulldogs are 3-0 coming into the game. ASH’s record is 1-2. Neither team has played in district competition thus far. Red River’s Coach is John Bachman, Sr. and his son, Thomas Bachman is the head coach for the ASH Trojans. This is the first time teams coached by them have met in a head-to-head contest.

You can listen to the game beginning at 6:50 pm. There is a player to click on the Journal’s home page, Or you may follow the Journal on Facebook and listen from there. Over the air, the games will be broadcast on Coushatta’s radio station KRRP 950 AM.

Local sponsors for the broadcasts include Tyler Insurance Agency, American Bank, Quality Ford, Bumper to Bumper Auto Parts, Bank of Coushatta and Bethard and Bethard Attorneys. If you would like to sponsor Red River High Football, call John Brewer at the Journal, 318-564-3609.

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