Football Jamboree at Central Plains 8-26-22
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Football Jamboree at Central Plains 8-26-22

With one week to go before the official start of the football season, four eight-man teams met up in Claflin for a jamboree. ┬áThe Central Plains Oilers hosted the LaCrosse Leopards, Otis-Bison Cougars, and the Spearville Royal Lancers. Each side had three turns on offense to run 12 plays. ┬áThe jamboree gave these schools a…

Minneapolis Football at LaCrosse 9-18-15
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Minneapolis Football at LaCrosse 9-18-15

The third week of the football season saw LaCrosse Leopards hosting the Minneapolis Lions. This back and forth game ended with the Leopards on top 24 to 14. Below are some of the pictures I took at the game: Click here to purchase prints or downloads of these pictures. Click here to purchase prints or…

2-1A Regional Meade versus LaCrosse 11-7-14
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2-1A Regional Meade versus LaCrosse 11-7-14

For the sixth year in a row, the Meade Buffaloes and the LaCrosse Leopards met in the playoffs. Many of those game would decide who would play for the State Championship that year. This year, the meeting came in the very first round of the playoffs. Both teams squared off and traded drives early on….

Smith Center Football vs LaCrosse 10-17-14
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Smith Center Football vs LaCrosse 10-17-14

The LaCrosse Leopards hosted the Smith Center Redmen for a football game. It had been while since both teams had locked up. Though now the two teams enjoy different success than last time. LaCrosse remains high ranked in Class 2-1A. Smith Center is in the middle of rebuilding the football team. The experience and size…

2014 Hoisington Winter Jam Boys 3rd Place Game – Otis-Bison vs LaCrosse 1-25-14
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2014 Hoisington Winter Jam Boys 3rd Place Game – Otis-Bison vs LaCrosse 1-25-14

The Third Place Game of the 2014 Hoisington Cardinal Winter Jam’s Boys Bracket brought the Otis-Bison Cougars and the LaCrosse Leopards together for the third time this season. The game started out First Half that saw the Cougars go to the locker room leading the Leopards by seven. Then in the Second Half, LaCrosse took…

KSHSAA Class 2-1A Regional Plainville vs LaCrosse 11-8-13
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KSHSAA Class 2-1A Regional Plainville vs LaCrosse 11-8-13

The Plainville Cardinals travelled to LaCrosse to face the Leopards in the Regional Round of the KSHSAA Class 2-1A Football Playoffs. Both teams compete hard against each other and this game lived up to the rivalry that is developing. LaCrosse scored first but started to trade touchdowns with the Cardinals. Ultimately it was the Leopards…

KSHSAA Class 2-1A Football Sectional: Oakley at LaCrosse 11-9-12
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KSHSAA Class 2-1A Football Sectional: Oakley at LaCrosse 11-9-12

The KSHSAA Class 2-1A brought another matchup of common foes, the Oakley Plainsmen and the LaCrosse Leopards. For several years now, both teams have locked horns along the path to the State Championship game. This year’s matchup proved to be a defensive struggle with LaCrosse taking only a 6-0 lead into the locker room at…

KSHSAA Class 2-1A Playoffs – Ell-Saline at LaCrosse 11-2-12
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KSHSAA Class 2-1A Playoffs – Ell-Saline at LaCrosse 11-2-12

The LaCrosse Leopards kicked off their 2012 Playoffs by hosting the Ell-Saline Cardinals. The Leopards scored early and went up three scores before the Cardinals added some points to the board. LaCrosse then took over the game and held back the passing game and attempts from Ell-Saline. LaCrosse won the game 35 to 6. Ell-Saline…

2012 Hoisington Winter Jam: Otis-Bison vs LaCrosse Boys
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2012 Hoisington Winter Jam: Otis-Bison vs LaCrosse Boys

For the third time this year the Otis-Bison Cougars and the LaCrosse Leopards met on the hardwood. This time it was for the Fifth Place of the 2012 Hoisington Winter Jam. Otis-Bison started with a flat first quarter scoring only 6 points while LaCrosse posted more than double that. Otis-Bison could not get close to…

Hoisington Winter Jam 2012: Ellinwood vs LaCrosse Boys
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Hoisington Winter Jam 2012: Ellinwood vs LaCrosse Boys

The Ellinwood Eagles and LaCrosse Leopards faced off to see who would play to win the Consolation Bracket of the 2012 Hoisington Winter Jam. LaCrosse took an early lead but allowed Ellinwood to come back within three to four points at multiple points in the game. At the final buzzer, the Leopards won with a…