Sports




Many questions, few answers about artificial turf
September 20, 2007 at 10:16 am
Some critics of modern technology that is being used to replace natural grass with synthetic turf on athletic fields around Connecticut are calling for a moratorium until more scientific study is done.

Destrehan, Hahnville both take game on road
September 20, 2007 at 10:12 am
Destrehan needs more consistency

The Destrehan offense exploded for 28 points in the first half of last week's 35-14 homecoming victory over Terrebonne, but the Wildcats will need to show more consistency if they hope to stay undefeated with a win at Higgins Friday night.

Catch Monica Seles at celebrity tennis exhibition
September 12, 2007 at 3:30 pm
The New Orleans Celebrity Tennis Exhibition is hosting the last weekend of the $50,000 Professional Tennis Tournament at the New Orleans arena and tennis hot shots Martina Navratilove, Monica Seles and Luke Jensen will be on site Friday, Sept. 14.

St. Charles Herald-guide’s High School Playmakers
September 12, 2007 at 3:23 pm
Destrehan wide receiver Damaris Johnson had a busy night last Friday.

Colts horsecollar Saints
September 12, 2007 at 3:21 pm
Have you ever anticipated a television show or movie and when you finally get to watch it, you came away very disappointed?

The Bite is ON! The Bite is ON!
September 12, 2007 at 3:15 pm
Cataouche fishing isn’t backing down. On Sunday, part-time fishing guide Michael Becnel took friends Lauren Lemmon (top) and Adam Lorio fishing on Lake Cataouche to catch these slab-sized crappie. “I’ve never seen action like this -- ever!” said Becnel who lives in Luling and works for Dow Chemical. Becnel has fished the St. Charles Parish lake all his life but has never caught fish like this in the brackish-water lake.

Tigers’ defense leading the charge
September 12, 2007 at 3:13 pm
Another game, another shutout victory for Hahnville, who stepped all over Istrouma on their way to a 41-0 victory, which kept the team undefeated so far this season.

Destrehan ready for Terrebonne
September 12, 2007 at 3:08 pm
Though the previous two contests between Destrehan and St. James have been close, the Wildcat defense assured that this year's margin of victory would be more in Destrehan's favor by forcing four turnovers in their 21-7 win.

The Saints are marching in
September 06, 2007 at 11:15 am
Ever since that cold, windy day in Chicago in mid-January of 2007, fans of the New Orleans Saints have waited patiently for this day. This week the Saints face off against the defending Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts in the most anticipated season-debut in the history of the franchise.

SPORTS PHYSICAL. Donna Palahang measures Alyssa Simon's height and weight. Hospital hosts SPORTS physicals
September 06, 2007 at 11:12 am
BY BRANDON KELLY
St. Charles Hospital Writer


St. Charles Parish Hospital hosted pre-sports physicals for the four middle schools in St. Charles Parish on Saturday, Aug. 18.

Hahnville running game key to win Hahnville running game key to win
September 06, 2007 at 11:09 am
The Hahnville defense proved to be too much for McDonogh 35 to handle last week, leading the Tigers to a 21-0 shutout win to open up the 2007 season.

Destrehan faces first test of season Destrehan faces first test of season
September 06, 2007 at 11:06 am
Destrehan opened the 2007 season in impressive fashion last week, thumping Karr 31-0 behind solid play from both their offense and defense.

Volunteers: 4-H Club seeks shooting sports volunteering
September 06, 2007 at 11:05 am
Area 4-H programs are presently seeking adult volunteers age 21 years and older to assist with their Outdoor Skills Shooting Sports programs.

BASS IN THE GRASS. These Waggaman anglers found plenty of bass in the exploding grass beds of Lake Catouachie. The boom is still young with most of the bass still on the small side, but as they grow up-- watch out! Another plus -- the grass is cleaning up Herald-Guide Outdoor Report
August 29, 2007 at 2:36 pm
The bass bite in Lake Cataouatche has been aggressive all summer and will only get better as the weather cools.

The six cadets and two instructors from Destrehan are: Standing (L to R) LtCol Meilke (Instructor); Cadet’s Tyler Corkern, Autumn Morrissey, Kyle Kiefer, Sara Rodriguez, Ahmi Astina, Ashley Gibbins, and CMSgt Dorsey (Instructor).
DHS ROTC: Six cadets attend school for leadership
August 29, 2007 at 2:33 pm
On the evening of Saturday, June 9, six cadets from Destrehan High School AFJROTC were packing and thinking about what a week at the South Carolina Cadet Officer Leadership School (COLS) was going to be like. COLS is held at the beginning of June every year at The Citadel in South Carolina.

BROTHERLY LOVE. Aaron and Tyler Bourgeois of Luling joined their grandfather, Jimmy Ellis, on the green at the Riverlands Golf and Country Club for the club’s annual 9 to 11-year-old Junior Club Championships.  Aaron won the division with a two-day score Golfing brothers PUTT each other to the ultimate challenge
August 23, 2007 at 11:39 am
Four River Parish youths, and the grandsons of Jimmy Ellis of Luling, hit the green for the Riverlands Golf and Country Club Junior Club Championship match up in the 9 to 11-year-old division.

Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Are you ready for some FOOTBALL?
August 23, 2007 at 11:31 am
PUMPED UP FOR PREP FOOTBALL. Destrehan High School football players Blaine Wagner #68 - junior, Brian Kahrs #70 - senior, Kurt Hebert #62 - junior and Stephen Cheralla #48 - senior joined the Wildcat coaching staff at last week’s Hahnville High School scrimmage to see what to expect this year from their parish rivals.

CUDDLY CUTE. A cooperative habitat restoration program that restores wetlands on marginally and non-productive croplands recently helped produce five black bear cub litters in Louisiana, which are threatened Bears den found in wetland reserve habitat in Cocodrie
August 15, 2007 at 10:43 am
A cooperative habitat restoration program that restores wetlands on marginally and non-productive croplands recently helped produce five black bear cub litters in Louisiana.

Lifestyles

St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detective promoted to major
St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office detective promoted to major
Sheriff Greg Champagne has announced the promotion of Gil Schmidt to the rank of...
Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
Looking Back...The George Prince ferry
I was looking through my father’s old 35mm slides and found this rare photo taken...

Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
Police search for fifth suspect in connection with murder
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office has issued an arrest warrant for Jonah Wetwiski who is facing charges of principal to first-degree murder.