West Monroe was as efficient as a Swiffer sweeper on Friday as all three units beat Parkway in a scrimmage sweep. Freshmen beat the Panthers 18-6, junior varsity won 24-6, and varsity pounced on Parkway 28-21.
The West Monroe Rebels head to Bossier City on Friday to face Parkway in the final scrimmage of the 2017 preseason. While the offense was impressive in a 23-7 win over Byrd last week – scoring three touchdowns (two through the air) – coach Jerry Arledge said the team has many things to.......
With redemption on their mind and a ton of talent on the field, the West Monroe Rebels football team hits the practice field to begin fall camp on Tuesday. Coming off a stinging loss to Landry-Walker in the Class 5A state finals in New Orleans last season, the Rebels begin a new with getting back in title contention at the top of the check list. “It doesn’t take much to motivate our guys,” West Monroe senior quarterback Slade Bolden said. “We are ready (to get started). We have been working hard.” Bolden, the reigning All-NELA Big School Offensive Player of the Year and All-Parish Player of the Year, is back for his senior season. The Texas Christian and Alabama recruit is one of the state’s most dynamic playmakers and is expected to play multiple positions as needed for the Rebels. Jacob Ingram, Austin Breen and Ryan Johnson lead a talented group of returning senior offensive linemen that goes eight deep among those with alot of snaps under their belts. “I think all coach (Casey) Sanders, and all those coaches - Todd Garvin, Mickey Easterling it was one of our better summers,” Arledge said. “A lot of competition and the kids worked extremely hard. Almost all of them made the required number of workouts and that is always a good thing.” Brandon Warren is the leading candidate to take over for University of Tennessee signee Trey Coleman at running back. Coleman was a three-year starter that kept a steady hand in the backfield as of late along with departed fullback Trace Mayo. Warren is a bruising runner that missed one year of football, but had a strong summer of workouts according Arledge. Defensively, the Rebels are led by LSWA Defensive Player of the Year from 2016, linebacker John Bailey Gullatt. To READ MORE BECOME PREMIUM MEMBER for less than $2 per Week CLICK HERE
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