Patterson High School

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Patterson High School quarterback Tylon Walton attempts a pass during Friday's 30-27 loss to Donaldsonville in District 9-3A action at Patterson. Walton rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown in the loss and also threw for 35 yards. Patterson will continue its season Friday when it travels to face St. James, Class 3A's top-ranked squad. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Donaldsonville rallies to spoil Patterson's upset bid, 30-27

With approximately five minutes remaining in Friday’s District 9-3A contest with the Donaldsonville Tigers, the Patterson High School Lumberjacks had a two-score lead and looked as if they could be

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Carey Mac Staples
(Submitted File Photo)

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The gym floor at Patterson High School officially was named Carey Mac Staples Court during a ceremony Saturday morning at the school. Staples coached the school's boys basketball team for 15 years, much of his time at the Patterson Junior High School, which served as the school's high school at the time, as well as multiple years at the current Patterson High School. During a seven-year stretch from 1974 to 1980, he led the
Lumberjacks to two quarterfinal appearances, two semifinal contests and one state runner-up in 1977. He passed away in 2017. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)

Patterson High basketball court dedicated to staples

Former Patterson High School boys basketball coach Carey Mac Staples was tough, but his players also respected him for what he helped them achieve on the court.



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