Bulldog Hall of Fame

Class of 2021

The 2021 LHS Athletic Hall of Fame Inductions took place on Saturday, February 5, 2022.

Jason Calvin

Jason Calvin graphicJason is a 1991 graduate of Louisiana High School.  Jason was a 2 sport athletes at Louisiana High School participating in football and track.  Jason was an 8-time letterman who lettered all 4 years in both sports.  Jason’s football honors include being a 3-time All-Conference, All-District and All-Area player.  He was a 2-time All-State and All-American player.  He was the CCC Co-Player of the Year, the Don York Football Award recipient, and the team MVP for 2 years.  Jason’s track honors include being a 4-time All-Conference and All-District and a 2-time All-State State Champion in the Shot Put his Junior and Senior years.  As a senior he broke the state record for the Shot Put.  He still holds the Shot Put record at Louisiana High School.  Jason received a full scholarship to play football at Mizzou.  While at Mizzou Jason lettered in football, broke the 40 yard dash record for defensive linemen with a 4.71.  He also took 2nd Place in the 1993 liftoff.  Jason and his wife Traci have 2 children, Jacob and Alyssa, and 2 grandchildren, Bryer and Kayzlee.  Jason has worked at Titan Wheel in Quincy for 27 years.  Jason would like to thank Coach Tony Gschwender, Coach Andy Reid and Coach Don Lindsey for all they did for him.

Curtis Davis

Curtis Davis graphicCurtis is a 1974 graduate of Louisiana High School.  Curtis was a 3 sport athlete at Louisiana High School participating in football, basketball and track.  Curtis was a 9-time letterman who also received 5 All-Conference selections, 3 All-District selections and one unanimous All-State selection.  Curtis broke numerous track and field records at Louisiana and still currently holds the 200 Meter Dash record.  Curtis was a state champion in 1974 in the 100 Meter Dash, 220 Meter Dash and 440 Meter Dash.  In that same state track meet he also placed in the high jump as well.  Curtis was selected as the Most Valuable Track Athlete and also won the J.B. Sterne Award for Athletics his senior year.  After high school Curtis received a scholarship to Missouri Southern but decided to go to Missouri Valley.  He attended Missouri Valley for a year and then attended Ranger Junior College in Texas and later ended his college career at Texas A&M.  He played football and ran track at all of those collegiate stops.  Curtis also made it to the final cut for the USFL LA Express football team.  Curtis and his wife Yolanda live in Texas.  Curtis has 2 sons Ammod and Aaron and had several grandchildren and even some great grandchildren.      


Na'Kea Shepherd

Na'Kea Shepherd graphicNa’Kea is a 2012 graduate of Louisiana High School.  Na’Kea was a 3 sport athlete at Louisiana High School participating in softball, basketball and track.  Na’Kea was an All-Conference softball player in 2009 and All-Conference and All-District in 2010.  Na’Kea was the MVP of the LHS Girls Basketball Team in 2012 along with being the Top Offensive and Top Defensive Player.  She was also an All-Conference selection in basketball in 2012.  On the track is where Na’Kea would earn most of her accolades.  Na’Kea was a 4-time All-Conference, All-District and All-State track competitor.  She earned 10 career medals at the state track meet.  She holds the school record in the 100 Meter Dash, 200 Meter Dash, 400 Meter Dash and is part of the relay teams that hold the records for the 4 x 200 Meter Relay and the 4 x 400 Meter Relay.  She was a State Champion in the 400 Meter Dash, finished the 2nd in the 100 Meter Dash and finished 3rd in the 200 Meter Dash.  Na’Kea was a 3 sport scholar athlete all 4 years of high school.  She won the Cunningham Track Award and Carol Allensworth Jenkins Sportmanship Award in 2012.  Na’Kea would attend college at Truman State and would continue to track career there as well.  She would attend the GLVC track meet for both indoor and outdoor track all 4 years.  Na’Kea would then attend Logan University to pursue her doctorate in chiropractic.  While at Logan University she was the class secretary and won the Diversity and Inclusion award.  Na’Kea currently works at Lakewood Chiropractic in Kansas City and engaged to Anthony Bolin.


Roger Walker

Roger Walker graphic

Roger is a 1987 graduate of Louisiana High School.  Roger was a 3 sport athlete at Louisiana High School participating in football, basketball, and track.  Roger was a 3-time letterman in football and track and a 2-time letterman in basketball.  He was a 2-time All-Conference, All-District, All-Area and All-State football player at numerous positions.  Roger was also a 2-time All-Conference, All-District and All-State track runner.  Roger was named to the Quincy Herald Whig All Star Football Team twice and got to play in the Missouri All-Star Football Game in 1987.  Roger still holds the LHS single season rushing record of 1,768 yards and the career rushing record of 3,488 yards.  Roger was a key member of the track team running the 400 Meter Dash, the 4 x 100 Meter Relay, the 4 x 200 Meter Relay and the 4 x 400 Meter Relay.  He was a member of the 1986 State Championship Football Team and a member of the 1986 State Championship Track Team.  In 1988, Roger married his high school sweetheart Kathy and they live in Louisiana.  They have 2 sons James and Justin, a daughter in law Christina.  They also have a 2 grandchildren Olivia and Nolan.  Roger is employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation as a machine operator and crew leader.

1986 LHS  Football Team

1986 LHS Football Team

Coming off a successful ’85 season, which saw the Bulldogs go 10-2 (7-0 in CCC) to win the Clarence Cannon Conference and make the quarter final round of the 2A state playoffs, it wasn’t for sure if the ’86 team would be reloading or rebuilding.  The ’86 team returned 17 letterman and 12 starters (8 Offense and 4 Defense).  That question was answered profoundly with the Bulldogs going 9-1 in the regular season and 7-0 again in CCC play to win the conference back to back years.  The Bulldogs outscored their conference foes 251-33 in their 7 games for an average margin of victory of 36-5.  The next closest team was 144 fewer points scored than the high-octane Bulldog offense.   At the same time, the Bulldog defense only gave up more than 8 points one time the whole regular season with 3 shut outs.  The Bulldogs finished the regular season ranked 4th in the MO Class 2A rankings.

Into the playoffs, the Bulldogs Continued their dominance on the field.

District playoff – Defeated Westran 35-6 at home in freezing conditions.  The team wore their tennis shoes because of the frozen field.     

Quarterfinal playoff – Defeated #5 Ranked Scotland County 21-7 on the road. Funny memory, the coaches were telling the team before the game that Scotland County had already bought their turf shoes because they knew they were going to play at Arrowhead for the championship.  The Bulldogs, at the end of the game, were asking their opponents if they could have the turf shoes because they wouldn’t need them anymore.  The coaches after the game told us the truth that they made up the shoe story to motivate the team.

Semifinal playoff – Defeated Defending Champion and #1 ranked John Burrows 16-12 at home on a beautiful Nov Saturday.

Many who watched the John Burrows game have said it was the best High School football game they have ever attended.  The “Play of the Game” was a halfback pass from Roger Walker to John Cox for 84  yards and 2 minutes left in the game (with fans racing down the far side track stride for stride with John celebrating) to take the lead for good.

Now onto the State Final on the artificial turf of Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City to face the 13-0 and #2 ranked Seneca Indians.  It was another beautiful November Saturday afternoon.  The American Legion had donated money to help purchase turf shoes for the team. 

The Bulldogs won the toss and elected to defer to the second half.  After the return, on the first play from scrimmage, Seneca’s 1st Team All State running back took a toss from the QB and raced 68 yards for a TD, which was a State Playoff game record for yardage on an opening play.  After that, all the records belonged to the Bulldogs.  Both the offense and defense took over the game.

The Bulldog offense marched right down the field and scored a TD on their first position.  The drive was completed on a tipped pass from Brad Wahlgren to Russell Reed and into the waiting hands of John Cox, whom then raced into the end zone for a 44 yards TD.  The remainder of the 1st half only saw a field goal by kicker Chucks Gibbs, but also included a goal line stand by the Bulldogs keeping the Indians out of the end zone from the 2 yard line on an interception by John Cox in the End Zone.

The Bulldogs came out and scored on their first position of the 2nd half on a 4th down pass from Brad Wahlgren to Russell Reed from 19 yards giving the Bulldogs a 17-8 lead early in the 3rd.  Later in the 3rd the defense stepped up again.  Chuck Gibbs intercepted a pass intended for the RB and returned it 44 yards for a TD. 

The Indians did score with 4:59 left in the 4th Qtr to make the final 23-14.  

The 1986 Louisiana Bulldogs were the MO 2A State Football Champions for the first and only time in school history.


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