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Rummel 13th, Curtis 16th in latest USA Today rankings

Archbishop Rummel is ranked No. 13 and John Curtis is 16th in the latest USA Today Football rankings released today.

Rummel was ranked No. 15ast week and moved up two spots after a 17-14 victory over Catholic.

Curtis was ranked 20th and moved up four spots after a 34-22 victory over Karr.

Rummel (4-0) plays at Dutchtown on Friday and Karr plays St. Augustine on Saturday at Tad Gormaley Stadium.

Both games are at 7 p.m.

Warren Easton, which lost 28-21 to Woodlawn on Friday, dropped out of the national rankings for the first time this season.

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BRBVA to honor former LSU coach Dale Brown

Former LSU men’s basketball coach Dale Brown will be recognized for his contributions to the community with the naming of a court in his honor by the Baton Rouge Basketball and Volleyball Association.

Brown, who coached the Tigers from 1972-97, will be honored during the BRBVA Community Court Honors reception and dinner to be held Thursday, Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. in the L’Auberge Casino Ballroom.

Several members of LSU’s All-Century team and former Tigers who played for Brown during his 25-year tenure are expected to attend the event, according to a news release.

Tickets for the cocktail hour and dinner are available at $325 for an individual or $2,500 for a table of eight.

For more information, call Brock Kantrow at (225) 328-6461 or email him at