The new turf surface at Pat Strother Memorial Field is nearly complete. It looks great. School Superintendent Alison Hughes said, “I go and check it every day, sometimes more than once a day. It looks like they are moving at a snail’s pace, but I know they’re making progress in spite of the wet weather we are having.”
There are only two months until the start of football season. The Bulldogs begin on the road, however their first home game is less than 90 days away.
On Friday night, September 20ththe Mansfield Wolverines come to town. The new turf will be ready for the 2019 edition of this early season rivalry. This will be the first of four home games for the Bulldogs. On October 4thRed River will host Bunkie, On October 25thLakeview will come calling, and on November 1stAvoyelles High from Moreauville will be here to wrap up the home schedule.
Here is the complete Bulldog Football schedule:
Red River will scrimmage Bossier High at Bossier and the Bulldogs will have a Jamboree with Loyola at Loyola before the season begins. Dates and times to be announced later.
September 6 – at Haughton
September 13 – at Arcadia
September 20 – Home vs Mansfield
September 27th– at Many
October 4 – Home vs Bunkie
October 11 – at Winnfield
October 18 – at Holy Savior Menard
October 25 – Home vs Lakeview
November 1 – Home vs Avoyelles
November 8 – at Northwood
On Thursday, Coach John Bachman said the Haughton and Northwood game start times and dates may be adjusted later. Dates listed are tentative at present.
Get ready Bulldog Nation. The 2019 season is fast approaching. Journal Sports will provide live coverage of all games home and away. Sign up for text message alerts by clicking the link below.
The Journal wishes to thank Ardis Almond for the great aerial view of the new field at Pat Strother Memorial Stadium.