Family, friends remember Lane Mangum; vigil planned for June 4
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. (KSLA) - On Friday, a vigil will be held at the Brookshire Grocery Arena in memory of Hayden Lane Mangum.
Commonly known as Lane, the Calvary Baptist Academy standout student-athlete, drowned on Tuesday, June 1 at Lake Bistineau when the boat he was in flipped over.
The Calvary Baptist community gathered Thursday morning at the school’s football field to celebrate his life and mourn together.
A vigil and balloon release will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 4 at the Brookshire Grocery Arena in south Bossier City.
Lane is remembered for his incredible athletic abilities both on the baseball diamond and the football field. He was recently named All-District in baseball. He was a catcher then became an outfielder.
He recently wrapped up his sophomore year at Calvary.
Coaches and counselors are on hand to speak to teammates and classmates of Lane’s.
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