Surrounded by family and friends, Harris “Coach Black” Wilson Jr. was honored on Aug. 29 as Natchitoches’ “Hometown Hero” for his actions during a recent house fire that destroyed almost everything.
Beloved Coach Black keeps spirit high in the wake of tragedy.
Former Demon football players De’Mard Llorens and Shakier Ryan got their first taste of the NFL. They joined the then-89-player roster for the Los Angeles Rams as free agents following the rookie minicamp in May 2017.
Goalkeeper of the Year Alex Latham begins her final soccer season with the Lady Demons.
The 2017 football season is about to get a lot brighter with the addition of a new scoreboard at Turpin Stadium, financed through private donations and contingency funds.
Northwestern State’s football team won a single game last season. Despite the unfavorable record, players and coaches are optimistic the upcoming season will be better than the last.
One of Northwestern State’s men’s basketball players, Zeek Woodley, made it all the way to the finals of the State Farm 2017 College Slam Dunk Competition.
Malik Metoyer, sophomore guard, tore his ACL, meniscus and LCL all in one workout three months ago. Before this major setback, Metoyer averaged 4.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.
With his groundbreaking performance on Senior Night, Woodley would be the player to remember, however. Two and a half minutes into the first quarter, Woodley made history.
On Feb. 25, Demon Basketball battled UNO, and came out with a close win. Both the Privateers and the Demons never let their scores lag behind the other team, playing a competitive shot-for-shot game.