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Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind Destrehan finds success after leaving American Legion behind
June 19 at 10:25 am
By Lori Lyons

Perhaps the Destrehan baseball team should change its name to The Globetrotters.

Reed Bates HHS student wins four gold medals in Special Olympics
June 19 at 10:23 am
By Lori Lyons

All Reed Bates really wanted to do was play sports.

Instructor Donna Bergeron takes on fellow instructor Zachary Adams of Luling at her Destrehan Taekwondo Academy. Mild-mannered grandmother teaches self-defense as 6th-degree black belt
June 12 at 9:00 am
Donna Bergeron is a mild-mannered, petite, 66-year-old grandmother and retiree from the phone company during day, but she is also a sixth-degree black belt who teaches taekwondo by night.

Team members Preston Bourgeois, Evan Fuselier, Sophie Bourgeois, Reid Bourgeois, Claire Gassen, Annemarie McMillan, Sarah Gassen, Blake Gassen and Anna Fuselier. Mimosa Dolphins dominate Bellemeade
June 12 at 8:58 am
The Mimosa Dolphins dominated Bellemeade in their first swim meet of the season, winning 588 to 241.

Bruce McDonald holds up a freshly caught speckled trout. Speckled trout looking great
June 05 at 12:14 pm
The summer of 2015 will go down as the best speckled trout fishing in the past 20 years.

Brooks Vial comes out of his wind up as a Delgado Community College Dolphin. Former Hahnville High pitcher is still throwing winners
June 05 at 11:56 am
Many successful high school athletes may still have no choice but to hang up their spikes when they graduate, but that is not Brooks Vial's story.

Otto Candies pitcher Braxton Dufrene fires a pitch over the plate in the Candies 5-2 win over the Holy Cross-Ponsteins The Otto Candies tune up for summer
June 05 at 11:23 am
The Hahnville- based Otto Candies opened up their first home game of the 2015 American Legion season with a 5-2 win over the Holy Cross – Ponsteins in Hahnville Monday evening.

The Ed Reed Football Camp puts children 7-17 through agility drills to help develop football skills and coordination. Ed Reed’s Camp Returns
June 05 at 11:15 am
The Ed Reed Football Camp is coming back to Destrehan on Wednesday, June 10, and Thursday ,June 11.
The camp will be supervised by Reed, along with Destrehan High School head football coach Stephen Robicheaux and staff.

Hahnville's Lauren Beadle- All-District softball MVP Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 12 on All-District 1st Team, 2 on 2nd Team
May 29 at 9:49 am
Lady Tigers, Wildcats place 12 on
All-District 1st Team, 2 on 2nd Team

Brennan Breaud -All-District Most Valuable Player Tigers, Wildcats place 20 on All-District Team
May 29 at 8:41 am
Tigers, Wildcats place 20 on All-District Team

HHS golf tournament offers chance at free SUV HHS golf tournament offers chance at free SUV
May 22 at 10:17 am

Hahnville High School is sponsoring a golf tournament on Friday, May 22 at the Ormond Country Club, located at 10 Villere Drive in Destrehan.

Wildcats forge new identity Wildcats forge new identity
May 22 at 10:10 am
After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.

Left to right; Mark Kleinpeter, Tamesia Preston, Ricky Preston, Denyse Keller and Nick Saltaformaggio Hahnville's Ricky Preston signs with the Green Wave
May 15 at 10:50 am
Hahnville senior receiver Ricky Preston will continue his football career after signing with Tulane University.

Brandon Singleton Hahnville senior leaps to state championships
May 15 at 10:39 am
Hahnville’s Brandon Singleton won both the 110-and 300-meter hurdle events in the Class 5A LHSAA’s Outdoor Track and Field State Championships on Saturday.

Spring practice is underway and the Wildcats are looking forward to facing Covington on the road. Robicheaux says spring game will be good measuring stick for Destrehan
May 15 at 10:16 am
The Destrehan Wildcats are looking to answer some questions about their upcoming season this spring and find out how the team will adjust to losing nine key players that helped lead the squad to an appearance in the state championship game last year.

Quarterback Mike Neal scrambles from a Hahnville defensive rush as he looks down field for a reciever Tiger offense squeaks by ‘D’ in annual Hahnville Burger Bowl
May 15 at 9:54 am
The purple and gold pitted themselves against each other under overcast skies in the annual Burger Bowl intrasquad scrimmage last Saturday at Hahnville High School.

Breanne Bias HHS track star signs with SLU
May 08 at 10:54 am
Hahnville track and field star Breanne Bias will continue her athletic career at Southeastern Louisiana University after signing a scholarship.

Kirk Merritt DHS boys’ track team wins regional championship
May 08 at 10:42 am
Destrehan High School track and football standout Kirk Merritt won two events on his own and anchored a third to help his team win the Region III Class 5A championship last week with an overall score of 56.

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