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Austin Perrin impressed during a seven-game tournament, batting .389. Hahnville slugger lands on national All-Tournament team
July 18, 2014 at 10:18 am
Austin Perrin, an upcoming sophomore at Hahnville High School, was named to the All-Tournament team for his performance during the Perfect Game 15U WWBA National Championship.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt has blown away college recruiters at camps this summer, which has led to offers from LSU, Alabama, Auburn, Oregon and Texas A&M. Star DHS receiver wins national championship in skills competition
July 18, 2014 at 10:15 am
Even though he has yet to begin his senior season, Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt is making a name for himself across the nation.

Otto Candies ace Tyler Lamers got his team off to a good start in the Southeast Regional Tournament by tossing a one-hitter to lead his team to a 3-0 win. Hahnville-based Otto Candies locks up state tourney appearance
July 11, 2014 at 10:08 am
Hahnville-based Otto Candies has locked up a spot in the American Legion state tournament after beating Retif Oil, Deanie’s Seafood, Peake BMW and Refuel to claim the title in the Southeast Regional Tournament.

All-State selection Brandon Singleton (center) picked up several impressive wins throughout the season, including a first place finish at the Mobile Challenge of Champions and a state championship in the 300-meter hurdles. Hahnville, Destrehan place 4 on All-State track & field team
July 11, 2014 at 10:05 am
Four track and field stars from St. Charles Parish were recently named to the Class 5A All-State team.

Too early to tell if slow trout fishing a problem, LDWF says
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
The head fisheries biologist with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries said tough fishing this spring doesn’t necessarily point to problems with the fishery.


Team members are: Front row (L-R) Abby Nette, Mia Casanova, Morgan Foret, Cassie Legendre, Sydney Matherne and Taylor Lucich. Back Row (L-R) Stephanie Chester, Katie Brady, Britney Hatfield, Bailee Kaplan, Brianna Anderson and Allyson Colomb.  Coaches (L-R) Paulo Casanova, Neil Legendre and Justine Matherne. Parish’s 16U All-Stars win 18U senior title
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars won the 18U Sr. Division Championship at the Coquille All-Star Tournament in Covington.

Team members are: Front row (L-R) Timmy Comardelle, Ethan Sevin, Preston Bourgeois, Tyler Jones and Kyle Waits. Second row (L-R) Maddox Loftin, Andrew Sells, Hayden Plaisance, Noah Chauvin, Kohl Ducote, Noah Barrette and Andrew Bosco.
Back row (L-R) Coaches Mike Loftin, Jonathan Jones, James “Jimmy” Plaisance, Loyd Bourgeois and James Sells. 8-year-old All-Stars finish second at state tourney
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
The St. Charles 8-year-old All-Stars were the state runners-up in the Louisiana Cal Ripken State Baseball Tournament held June 27-29 at the West Bank Bridge Park.

Nikki D’Arcangelo with speckled trout caught in the Grand Isle surf using live shrimp and blue moon terror tails. Trout fishing has been hit or miss in Grand Isle
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
Trout fishing in Grand Isle has been hit or miss this summer. Depending on who you talk to, some anglers have caught limits of trout, while others have struggled to catch a few.

Destrehan pitcher Kade Granier was named to the Class 5A All-State team after finishing the season with a 9-0 record. Granier will continue his baseball career next season at Southeastern Louisiana University. DHS ace lands on All-State team for second straight year
July 04, 2014 at 8:00 am
Destrehan ace Kade Granier achieved a rare honor when he was selected to the Class 5A All-State team for the second year in a row.

Evan G. Lefort Luling golfer named MVP
June 27, 2014 at 10:09 am
Evan G. Lefort, a junior at Brother Martin High School from Luling, was this year’s recipient of the Warren Cervini Award - Most Valuable Golfer for the 2013-14 seasons.

Team members are: Back row (L-R) Coach Jimmy Ray, Taylor Ray, Brennen Allen, Dayton Lewis, Coach Louis Morales, Brant Griffin and Shannon Summers. Front row (L-R) Zachary Duckworth, Shane Comardelle, Eli Matherne, Walter Penick and Alex Fonseca. Des Allemands Gators win 11-12 championship
June 27, 2014 at 10:07 am
The Des Allemands Gators won the 11/12-year-old championship for St. Charles Parish.

Team members are: Back row (L-R) Ronnie Johnson, Greg Charlot and Coach Zack Perret. Standing (L-R) James DiGiovanni, Jonathon Bath, Seth Perret, Kennedy Nguyen, Bailey Reynaud, Coach Harrison Bath and Coach Billy Bath.  Kneeling (L-R)  Kyle Harris, David Dennis, Devin Inguagito and Dylan Inguagito.  Leaning forward: Keion Farris and Nicholas Ward. Front, right: Benjamin Bath. Des Allemands Gators win 11-12 championship
June 27, 2014 at 10:06 am
The 9/10-year-old St. Rose Pirates won the National League baseball championship for St. Charles Parish.

Registration deadline nears for fall ball Registration deadline nears for fall ball
June 27, 2014 at 10:05 am
Registration for fall baseball for players between the ages of 6 to 14 will end on July 11.

Soccer camp kicks off July 7 Soccer camp kicks off July 7
June 27, 2014 at 10:04 am
St. Charles Parish’s summer soccer camp begins on Monday, July 7 and goes through Friday, July 11 every day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Otto Candies’ outfielder Dylan Keller hit a sacrifice fly to key a three-run fourth inning for his squad. Hahnville-based Otto Candies cruises past Townsend Homes
June 27, 2014 at 10:02 am
Earlier this month, St. Charles Catholic-based Townsend Homes struck for six runs in the first two innings on their way to a 6-4 win over Hahnville-based Otto Candies. On Monday, Otto Candies flipped the script.

Outdoor reporter Bruce McDonald holds up a drop net with three crabs. Catching crabs is easy at Bonnet Carré Spillway peninsula
June 27, 2014 at 9:59 am
Recreational crab fishing has had its ups and downs this summer, but with the waters of Lake Pontchartrain beginning to warm to temperatures in the mid-80s, more and more crabs are being pulled out of the waterway.

Team members are: Kneeling (L-R) Abby Nette, Mia Casanova, Morgan Foret, Cassie Legendre, Sydney Matherne and Taylor Lucich.Back row of players (L-R) Stephanie Chester, Katie Brady, Allyson Colomb, Britney Hatfield and Brianna Anderson.  Coaches are: Bailee Kaplan, Neil Legendre, Paulo Casanova and Justine Matherne.  Seated: Batgirl Isabella Casanova. 16U All-Stars win Governor’s Games
June 20, 2014 at 10:46 am
The St. Charles 16U All-Stars have started their summer season with a 9-0 record, winning the 2014 ASA 16U Class B Governor’s Games Championship in Hammond.

Hahnville High School defensive line coach Dan Erwin does all that he can to find small college programs or junior colleges for Hahnville’s many talented football players. HHS assistant has helped 105 players sign with colleges in last 14 years
June 20, 2014 at 10:00 am
After more than 20 years as a coach, Dan Erwin has seen his fair share of players come and go.

Fight the fire: Luling man recounts new strategies, equipment, buildings
Fight the fire: Luling man recounts new strategies, equipment, buildings
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In the many years that Barry Minnich has been with the Luling Volunteer Fire Department, he quickly came to realize his job extended far beyond the fire.