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Two Former Quarterbacks to lead Alma Maters into LHSAA Semifinals

Logansport's Kevin Magee and Haughton's Jason Brotherton

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  • Joel Rodgers

A question many are asked while growing up, “what do you wanna be WHEN you grow up?” For two local high school football coaches — well, they’re probably living their dreams.

Logansport head coach Kevin Magee and Haughton head coach Jason Brotherton have a lot in common.

Both men coach at their alma mater, they’re both former starting quarterbacks, and they’re both coaching their teams this Friday in the LHSAA state semifinals.

5A – Haughton at Destrehan

1A – Logansport at Oak Grove

Logansport’s Kevin Magee lined up under center from 1994-1996 and played for the 1995 state champion team. He also led (coached) Logansport to another state title in 2016. Magee has been the head coach at Logansport for six seasons.

Haughton’s Jason Brotherton was quarterback for the Buccaneers in 1992 and 1993. Coach Brotherton has been the head coach for 4 years, and assistant coach for 18 years.

Both these men will lead their schools into battle this Friday night and ALL of northwest Louisiana is rooting for them. Especially in Logansport and Haughton, the towns these two men grew up in.

 

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Joel Rodgers

Joel Rodgers joined RSHV News 1 in January 2018 as a reporter/journalist. Prior to joining our team, Joel spent the previous 5 years as a morning show reporter, entertainment reporter, and sports reporter for a local television station. At 6’5”, he's the tallest reporter in the history of Shreveport, but it’s more than just his height that makes this Shreveport native stand out. His editing skills combined with his love for storytelling makes for a creative and talented addition to the RSHV News 1 team. After attending and graduating from Evangel Christian Academy, he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern State University. Joel is very active in the Shreveport community having won several competitions in recent years. In 2017, he danced his way to victory in the annual Susan G. Komen event, “Dancing for the Cure." He’s also won the “Mudbug Madness” Crawfish eating contest in back-to-back years and was named the top celebrity chef at the “Louisiana Food Prize” cooking competition. If you have a story idea, news tip, or just want to say "hey" - you can do so by emailing Joel Rodgers at jrodgers@realshreveport.com

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