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GMA Sports recap: December 15, 2017

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KATC's Sports Director Andrew Clay gives us the rundown this morning of all things sports, news and events, happening around the state for Friday, December 15, 2017.

UL Lafayette News

Arizona State's Billy Napier has been offered the head coaching job here at UL. That is according a source with the Sun Devils. KATC broke the news about the potential job offer at around 10 pm on Thursday, December 14.
Penn State Defensive Coordinator Brent Pry was the heavy favorite to take the Cajun's coaching position. We'll have an update on all things Cajun's football tonight at 6 pm.

Read more here.

Catholic High of New Iberia - State Championship Parade


Champions get rings, trophies, and parades.Like sprinkles, parades are for winners. Last night Catholic High marched the streets of New Iberia.
Catholic High was one of three Acadiana teams to win a title in last week's football state championships joining Lafayette Christian Academy and Welsh. The Panther's last State Championship win was snagged back in 1962, a 55 year wait. 

"You know I still think its something that everybody's processing. Something that hasn't happened in 55 years. So well you know not only as a coach here at Catholic High but born and raised here in New Iberia. I graduated from here, played ball here. My 3 older brothers were quarterbacks here and I think this parade is just icing on the cake." says Coach Brent Indest.

Read more here.

Senior Spotlight

Erath High Senior soccer player, Payne Touchet, is our latest senior spotlight athlete.

Read his story here.

Happening This Weekend in Sports

Tomorrow: The I-10 Bowl kicks-off in Sulphur at 2 pm.  High school athletes from Lafayette will be playing against those from Lake Charles.

On Saturday at 7 pm: UL Men's Basketball will host UNO at the Cajundome in Lafayette.

On Sunday:  The Saints will take on The Jets at 12 pm. That game will be available for viewing on your local CBS stations.

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