Cody Futrell, The News-Star

Cody Futrell

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West Monroe, LA, United States

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Past articles by Cody:

Wirtz leads OCS past Central Catholic, into Div. IV semis

Wirtz's 20 points sends Lady Eagles back to 'Marsh Madness.' → Read More

Arledge wins All-NELA Big School Coach of the Year

West Monroe coach Jerry Arledge has put more than 23 years of his life into the West Monroe Rebel football program. → Read More

Bolden is All-NELA Big School Offensive Player of the Year

Slade Bolden wins All-NELA Big Schools Offensive Player of the Year honros → Read More

West Monroe whacks North Caddo

Final day of the Sidney Smith Invitational basketball tournament at West Monroe High School → Read More

Madison Prep powers past Richwood

Madison Prep of Baton Rouge proved why it is again a favorite in Class 2A basketball championship circles Thursday with a convincing 71-33 win over Richwood at the 2016 Sidney Smith Invitational at West Monroe High School. → Read More

West Monroe, Ouachita shine at tournament

An incredible 20-0 run in the second quarter propelled the West Monroe Lady Rebels to a 60-50 win over Mandeville. → Read More

Local players named to USA Today All-State team

Three players from northeastern Louisiana were selected to the USA Today All-State team. → Read More

Rebels run over Walker

West Monroe routed Walker 71-52 in the nightcap of the 2016 Sidney Smith Invitational → Read More

WO Chiefs fall at Sterlington tourney

Delhi upended West Ouachita 64-61 in the Sterlington holiday basketball tournament Wednesday night. Garrett Guirlando scored 20 points to lead the Chiefs while Kam Harris chipped in 16 points for West Ouachita. → Read More

Carroll needs 2 OTs to defeat Ruston

North Caddo jumped out to a big lead and held off host West Monroe Lady Rebels 50-33. → Read More

See Wednesday schedule of Sterlington tournament

Main Gym 11 a.m. Jonesboro-Hodge v Mangham (Girls) 12:30 p.m. Epps v. Neville (Girls) 2 p.m. Delhi v. West Ouachita (Boys) 3:30 p.m. Richwood v. Jonesboro-Hodge (Girls) 5 p.m. Sterlington v. Oak Grove (Girls) 6:30 p.m. Sterlington vs. Epps (Boys) Aux. Gym 11 a.m. Delhi Charter v. Logansport (Boys) 12:30 p.m. Beekman Charter v. Caldwell (Boys) 2 p.m. Beekman Charter v. West Ouachita (Girls) 3:30… → Read More

See the Wednesday schedule for Sidney Smith Tournament

New Gym 9:00 AM Sam Houston Mandeville Girls 10:20 AM Rayville Ruston Girls 11:40 AM Ouachita Ponchatoula Girls 1:00 PM West Monroe North Caddo Girls 2:20 PM Neville North Caddo Boys 3:40 PM Carroll Ruston Boys 5:00 PM Rayville Richwood Boys 6:20 PM Ouachita Wossman Boys 7:40 PM West Monroe Walker (BR) Boys Old Gym 1:00 PM Destrahan Wossman Girls 2:20 PM LaGrange Zachary Girls 3:40 PM Carroll… → Read More

Ouachita beats Zachary in late game at WM tourney

Lady Lions overwhelm Lady Broncos in Sidney Smith Invitational → Read More

West Monroe, West Ouachita tournaments start with excitement

West Monroe girls take overtime victory. → Read More

West Monroe, Sterlington host Holiday tournaments

West Monroe and Sterlington host holiday basketball tournaments beginning Tuesday → Read More

Fitzhugh is Small School Offensive Player of the Year

Grant Fitzhugh is the All-NELA Small School Offensive Player of the Year → Read More

Ouachita boys rally past Rayville

The Ouachita boys rallied for a 65-59 win over host Rayville late Friday. → Read More

Neville, Carroll, others win at Rayville tourney

Neville and Carroll were among the winners at the Rayville Tournament → Read More

OG's Philley leads local picks to 1A LSWA All-State

Logansport coach Kevin Magee got the storybook ending most coaches only dream of. Magee, who quarterbacked Logansport to a state title in 1995, watched his team erase a 20-6 deficit to beat Haynesville 34-28 in the Class 1A title game. → Read More

West Ouachita holds off Jonesboro-Hodge

West Ouachita overcame several miscues to hold off Jonesboro-Hodge 55-48 on Wednesday night. → Read More