Sports

Bayou Perot redfish save the weekend

Water pouring out of Salvador is concentrating schools of feeding redfish in the junction between Bayou Perot and Lake Salvador. Here Tony Taylor and Bruce McDonald show off two of the bigger fish out of a limit caught on Saturday. The fish bit on Carolina rigs using a 3/4-ounce egg weight, swivel, and 1/4-ounce leadhead jig baited with dead shrimp. The bite should continue though the fall.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:41 am
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Jamboree offers early look at Tigers, Wildcats

Hahnville and Destrehan will take the field on Aug. 27 at DHS, which will give several players their first game-like experience before the season officially kicks off on Sept. 4.Read More...
August 31, 2009 at 9:37 am
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Luling’s Brandon Singleton makes strides at 2009 Junior Olympics

Brandon Singleton, 12, of Luling traveled to Des Moines, Iowa for the 2009 Junior Olympics and earned a silver medal for his accomplishments in the 80-meter hurdle competition for the Midgets division.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:48 pm
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Outdoor Report

St. Charles Parish county agent Rene' Schmit urges hunters to have their food plot soil tested before attempting to plant food this deer season.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:45 pm
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Mt. Zion slam dunks True Vine

After a four-year championship run, True Vine Baptist Church of Hahnville handed over their title as local Christian basketball champions to Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Ama.Read More...
August 24, 2009 at 12:43 pm
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Hahnville Hi-Steppers excel at American All-Star Camp at Nicholls

The Hahnville High School Hi-Steppers dance team excelled at the “American All-Star Dance Camp” held at Nicholls State University.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:42 am
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Parents and kids compete at post-season cabbage ball game

The St. Charles Parish 13 and 14-year-old baseball champions from Destrehan gathered for a cabbage ball game against their parents.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:34 am
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All-Stars place first in three tournaments, 24th nationally

St. Charles Parish 11-year-old All-Stars had a great season, placing first in three tournaments - the Summer Heater, the Summer Sizzler NIT and the Southshore Classic, The team also placed second in the Cajun Classic.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:33 am
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Ballpark Beauties

The Ballpark Beauties has become an annual event, which allows Louisiana festival queens to be presented on the field during the pre-game at a New Orleans Zephyrs home game.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:31 am
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Fishing for Frankie

On Saturday morning, “Fishing for Frankie” was held at Pier 90. Thirty-two boats with two fishermen aboard fished on a cloudy ominous morning. Local Bass fisherman, Ritchie Friloux, was a prime candidate to win the benefit rodeo.Read More...
August 17, 2009 at 10:29 am
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Luling Mustangs finish fifth in nation, third in World Series

With an arsenal of powerful pitching, a rock-solid defense, an offense with speed and explosive hitting that scored nearly 8 runs per game in 2009, the Mustangs team has it all. The 11U Mustangs Baseball team had a fantastic season that was waged in tournaments across Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee and Alabama. Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 11:01 am
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Flying High

Falling 13,500 feet from the sky is how Rickie and Chandra Sampey of Luling wrapped up their vacation last week.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 11:00 am
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Outdoor Report

What do you get when you take kids, fishing guides, the No. 1 fishing lodge in the state, and fish in the hottest waterways, and put it all together? The “Take Me Fishing Foundation for Kids” is the answer.Read More...
August 10, 2009 at 10:58 am
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11-year-old All-Stars travel towards championship win

The 11-year old St. Charles All-Stars won the championship game for their division.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:43 pm
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Des Allemands Gators take top spot in 9-10 championship

The 9-10 Des Allemands Gators are the parish champions for their division. Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:41 pm
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Anglers reel ‘em in at annual Tarpon Rodeo

Trying to fish on the weekend of the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo can be very hard. Traditionally the Tarpon Rodeo is scheduled on the last weekend of July. Sometimes the tide ranges work in favor of anglers and sometimes they don’t.Read More...
July 31, 2009 at 3:40 pm
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