Bayou Bucks
Houma, Louisiana


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Bayou Bucks shuffle coaching staff
12/06/02 Houma Courier
The Houma Bayou Bucks won’t open the 2003 season until March 22. But seeing the smiles on the faces of coach Jack Phillips Jr. and general manager Travis Carroll and hearing the excitement in their voices, you may have thought opening night was less than a week away

Bayou Bucks announce tryouts
11/07/02 Bayou Bucks Press Release
Tryouts for the 2003 Bayou Bucks National Indoor Football Team will be December 7th at 8:00 AM. It will be held at Nichols St. University in the practice field. Registration is $35 before December 7th and $40 on December 7th. Call the Bayou Bucks sales office for more information 985-851-3600.

Bucks make it official; re-sign coach
10/17/02 Houma Courier
Jack Phillips signed a one-year extension to remain with the Bayou Bucks as their coach.

Fighting back: Bucks finish season strong, but miss playoffs
07/17/02 Houma Daily Courier
Herb Tyler, the Bayou Bucks’ franchise quarterback, was long gone by the middle of the season

Bucks end season by yielding to Knights
07/07/02 Houma Courier
AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Knights did all they could during the last two months of the National Indoor Football League season, but their efforts came up just short of a playoff spot

Bucks’ ‘roller coaster’ season final stop tonight
07/06/02 Houma Courier
Amid the rolling hills of central Texas, in an arena that amounts to an oversized tool shed, the Bayou Bucks’ inaugural season will come to an end tonight

Bucks find themselves in a familiar position
07/01/02 Houma Courier
The game clock had three zeros straight across it late Saturday, and the home team found itself in an all-too-familiar position

Sharks bite Bucks, 42-31
06/30/02 Houma Courier
With postseason home-field advantage on the line Saturday night, the Lake Charles LandSharks entered the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center with everything to play for.

Bucks go fishing for Sharks
06/29/02 Houma Daily Courier
Travis Brown and Darryl Hamilton say they both remember it well. On April 5 in Alexandria

Bucks run roughshod over Crude
06/23/02 Houma Courier
Not only did the Bayou Bucks avenge an early -season loss to the Oklahoma Crude Saturday night in the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center -- they dominated

Jones, Bucks looking to pay back Crude
06/22/02 Houma Courier
The Bayou Bucks will play host to the Oklahoma Crude at 7:30 p.m. today.

Bucks stay busy during bye week
06/16/02 Houma Courier
The Bayou Bucks don’t play again until Saturday, when the Oklahoma Crude come to the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center.



3/09 BYE
3/16 BYE
3/23 H AUSTIN 39-40 L 0-1
3/30 A ENID 29-31 L 0-2
4/05 A ALEXANDRIA  64-81 L 0-3
4/13 BYE
4/20 H TUPELO 44-24 W 1-3
4/27 A LAKE CHARLES 16-37 L 1-4
5/05 H BILOXI 26-7 W 2-4
5/11 H WINSTON SALEM 21-50 L 2-5
5/18 A WINSTON SALEM 31-61 L 2-6
5/25 H ALEXANDRIA 43-50 L 2-7
6/01 A BILOXI 31-22 W 3-7
6/08 A AUSTIN 53-42 W 4-7
6/15 BYE
6/22 H ENID 58-15 W 5-7
6/29 H LAKE CHARLES 31-42 L 5-8
7/06 A AUSTIN 32-40 L 5-9


Atlantic South
Team Overall
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Lake Charles LandSharks
Lake Charles, LA
Division Champion

13-1-0 6-0-0 929 601 365 6-0-0 7-1-0

Austin Knights
Austin, TX

9-5-0 4-3-0 643 639 533 4-3-0 5-2-0

Houma Bayou Bucks
Houma, LA

5-9-0 2-5-0 357 518 541 3-5-0 2-4-0

Oklahoma Crude
Enid, OK

1-13-0 1-5-0 071 315 703 1-6-0 0-7-0
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