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Louisa Lions rack up district, conference awards

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 9:00 am

After a 7-3 campaign in which the Louisa Lions football team began the process of rebuilding into a powerhouse program, various members of the team received recognition from multiple sources for their efforts. In total, Louisa filled 14 slots of the Conference 23 All-Conference squad, compared to filling just eight last year. The Lions also grabbed nine spots in the Jefferson District All-District rankings, up from the six they had

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  • Louisa’s Cherry and Fischer tops in conference

    Posted on November 27, 2014 at 9:00 am

    When he wins an award for coaching, Louisa head coach Mark Fischer said he cuts it in pieces and distributes it to members of his staff as a tangible demonstration of his team-first concept. The team better get ready to break out the chainsaws. Fischer was named Conference 23’s Coach of the Year this week after leading the Lions to a 7-3 regular season and their first postseason berth in

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  • Louisa wrestlers enjoy new facility

    Posted on November 26, 2014 at 11:09 am

    It took athletic program officials nearly five months to secure the rights to a former landscaping business’ building, which is located just off Davis Highway. The new facility is two miles closer to the school than the program’s last practice space, which was located just behind Louisa True Value Hardware.

    Since the 2011 Mineral Earthquake rendered their high school facilities useless, Louisa’s wrestling team has always felt a little out of place. Some days, practicing required five-mile drives to Louisa’s True Value Hardware, where the school forked out cash to rent out a makeshift gym in the back of the store. Other days, the squad would practice at Louisa County Middle School’s gym, and that meant that wrestling mats would

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