Feb 13, 2014 3:35 PM by MELISSA CANONE
Acadiana High School was presented with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy as part of the ninth annual MaxPreps Football Tour of Champions today. Acadiana finished No. 61 in the final rankings and is one of 50 schools being honored on this season's tour.
The MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard recognizes the finest high school football teams in the country through various celebrations and formal ceremonies. The Tour was inaugurated in 2005 and honored 10 premier football programs. Presently, the Football Tour honors 50 of the top scholastic teams in America. In 2007, boys' basketball was added. Girls' basketball became a part of the award program the following year. Girls' volleyball joined the mix in 2010 and in 2011 girls' soccer joined the program. Boys' soccer became the newest addition last season. Representatives from the Army National Guard will present each team with the Army National Guard national ranking trophy in recognition of their outstanding achievements throughout the 2013 season.