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Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Fri 7/25 Basketball Katy Rebels Matte vs Claiborne Sparks at 2:00 on Court 1 at the IAD Center 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM TBA
Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Fri 7/25 Alert Claiborne Sparks v Team Strive 2017 at 4:30 on Court 4 at the IAD Center 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM TBA
Welcome to the Home of the Claiborne Sparks of Opelousas, Louisiana!


Claiborne Sparks 9th Graders Headed to Prime Time Sportz National Tournament

The 9th Grade Claiborne Sparks Girls Basketball Team is headed to Primetime Sportz National Tournament July 23-27, 2014.

 Congratulations to our players!

Paris Babino, Andrea Bradley, Shemanni Chaisson, Sharona Hardy, Deshaunna Kennerson, Dasani Johnson, Keianna Naquin, Destiny Pitre,Melia Sylvester, and  Latrachaui Tyler.

We are having a poboy sale on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at the Claiborne Law Firm, 814 N. Main, Opelousas, LA, to help raise funds to cover the expenses of the tournament.  Stop by and buy one or two or even make a donation.

We are so excited and look forward to some great competition.

Congratulations Girls! 

 



Tuesday, June 10
9th Grade Division SAAU State Tournament Schedule is Posted! (See below for schedule)


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Thursday, May 22
Baton Rouge Tigers Invitational Schedule for Saturday, May 24, 2014


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B. R. Tigers Invitational Schedule

Wednesday, May 14
Dominos Invitational Schedule


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Livingston Ladies Invitational Schedule


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2014 Gov. Games- B.R.Jumpers v Lady Diamonds Pink



2014 Gov. Games - Lady Diamonds Black v Lady Diamonds Pink



Maya Malbreaux, 2014 Sparks Scholarship Recipient

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 Congratulations to Maya Malbreaux!

Maya Malbreaux, a former Claiborne Sparks basketball player, is the first recipient for the 2014 Claiborne Sparks, Inc. Scholarship.

We are extremely proud of the accomplishments and achievements of Maya!  Maya is a student at Beau Chene High School under the tutelege of Principal Keith James.  She has participated in girls basketball, cheerleading and track.

She has a GPA of 3.7 and plans on attending the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and majoring in Pre-Pharmacy.

Maya is a leader and has served as captain of the basketball team, co-captain of the cheerleading team and the secretary of the French club.  Maya is also a member of the FCCLA, FFA,  BC Prays Too, Peer-leaders, Beta Club, Honors Society, Talent Search and Upward Bound program.  

Maya is the daughter of Irma Savoie-Malbreaux and Gerald Malbreaux, Sr.

Claiborne Sparks, Inc. President Jarvis Claiborne, Vice President Charlesetta Lavergne and Secretary Nathan Kimble, wish Maya the best in her future endeavors. 

 



Demi Lyons, A 2014 Claiborne Sparks, Inc. Scholarship Recipient

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Congrats to Demi on being named a scholarship recipient.  Demi is a student at Westminster Christian Academy under the leadership and guidance of Principal Myra Baker.

Demi exemplifies excellence, dedication and honor.  She has a GPA of 3.92 and is a 2014 Wendy's High School Heisman Scholar Athlete, a member of the National Honors Society and a Lafayette Junior Leadership member of the Leadership Institute of Acadiana.  

Demi plans on attending LSU and majoring in Pre-Med and aspires to be a pediatrician.

She has taken numerous honors and AP courses at WCA.  Demi is also a four-year participant at the Literary Rally representing her school in Spanish, Biology and World History.

Demi participated in cheerleading and cross country at WCA and was named the 2014 Most Improved Runner.

Demi is the daughter of Rock and Tenita Lyons of Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

Claiborne Sparks, Inc. is honored to have Demi as a 2014 Sparks Scholarship recipient. 

Congratulations and our best to Demi! 



Armanni Blake Bennett, A 2014 Sparks Scholarship Recipient

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Congratulations to Armanni Blake Bennett!

Armanni is an exceptional young lady and is a student at Opelousas Senior High School under the leadership of Principal Rodney Johnson.

Armanni has been a member of the track team for the last four years and has won numerous track meets in the 100 meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles.  She is a two-time St. Landry Parish Champion in the 100 meter hurdles and is the current two-time 4A District Champion in the 100 meter hurdles.   She has additionally served as a majorette for four years in the Opelousas Tiger Band. 

Armanni is also the reigning Homecoming Queen for Opelousas Senior High. 

Armani has a GPA of 3.9 and plans on attending the University of Louisiana at Monroe and major in Pharmacy.  She is a member of the National Honors Society and has taken many AP courses.  She has served as a volunteer with the Holy Ghost Church Bazaar and has also volunteered for the Relay for Life Charity.  

Armanni is the daughter of Angelia Bennett and Patrick Bennett of Opelousas, Louisiana.

The Claiborne Sparks, Inc. takes great pride in awarding Armanni one of its three scholarships for St. Landry Parish high school students.

Congratulations Armanni! 



Tuesday, April 15
2014 Easter Classic Schedule is Posted!

Claiborne Sparks Accepting Applications for 9th and 11th Grade Girls Basketball Teams

We are accepting applications for the 2014 Summer Season for Girls Basketball Teams.

 

6th Grade through 11th Grade applications are being accepted.

 

Please fill out the attached application and submit.

 

You may contact the following for more information.

Jarvis Claiborne - 337-351-1592.

William Davis - 337-331=5882.

Charlesetta Lavergne - 225-278-6114. 

 

We anticipate competing in state and out of state this summer season!

The application is in the handout below.

 


Handout: 2014 Team Application

2013 Governor's Games for Girls Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 2013 Governor's Games for Girls Winners

Mr. Rudy Macklin, Director of the Louisiana Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Council extends his congratulations to the following winners.

5th Grade Gold - Thibodeaux Express of Thibodeaux, LA

5th Grade Silver - Livingston Ladies of Denham Springs, LA

5th Grade Bronze - Mardi Gras Gators of Denham Springs, LA

7th Grade Gold - Baton Rouge Angels of Baton Rouge, LA

7th Grade Silver - Lady Chaos of Lake Charles, LA

7th Grade Bronze - I-10 Athletics of Lafayette, LA

8th Grade Gold - Lady Legends of St. Rose, LA

8th Grade Silver - Ponchatoula Breakers of Ponchatoula, LA

8th Grade Bronze - Mississippi Ballers of Gulfport,  MS

9th Grade Gold - Lady Legends of St. Rose, LA

9th Grade Silver - Baton Rouge Tigers of Baton Rouge, LA

9th Grade Bronze - Monroe Lady Mustangs of Monroe, LA

Varsity Gold - Mississippi Ballers of Jackson, MS

Varsity Silver - Claiborne Sparks of Opelousas, LA

Varsity Bronze - Lady Hurricanes of Opelousas, LA 



2014 Sparks Scholarship

The Claiborne Sparks are pleased once again to announce that they are offering multiple scholarships to graduating female student athletes in St. Landry Parish.

Applications will be accepted from public, and private and parochial schools in St. Landry Parish. 

Deadline for application submission is Friday, April 4, 2014.  Announcement of winners will be announced at the Annual Easter Classic Girls Basketball Tournament on Saturday, April 19, 2014. 

 You may access the application form in the link below.

 We wish all applicants the best! 

 


Handout: 2014 Scholarship Info and Application

Tuesday, June 11
2013 5th Grade Silver - Livingston Ladies



Tuesday, June 11
2013 5th Grade Bronze - Mardi Gras Gators



Tuesday, June 11
2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Gold - Baton Rouge Angels



Tuesday, June 11
2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Silver - Lady Chaos



Tuesday, June 11
2013 Gov. Games 7th Grade Bronze - I-10 Athletics



2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Gold - Lady Legends



2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Silver - Ponchatoula Breakers



Monday, June 17
2013 Gov. Games 8th Grade Bronze - Mississippi Ballers



Monday, June 17
2013 Gov. Games Varsity Gold - Mississippi Ballers



Monday, June 17
2013 Gov. Games Varsity Bronze - Lady Hurricanes



Monday, July 14
2014 Gov. Games Claiborne Sparks v Lady Legends