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Byrd players want to win one for Suggs

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On Friday night, Byrd will be playing in its first state championship game since 1962.  The purple and gold will be facing the 5A defending champs Rummel, the team that stands between Byrd head coach Mike Suggs, who has coached in north Louisiana for 28 years, 24 with the Yellow Jackets, and that elusive first state title.

Suggs does have a national championship ring, when he was an assistant at Northeast Louisiana, now ULM in 1988.

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