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Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt got a few carries out of the backfield against Ruston and made them count, rushing for a 69-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Wildcats faced with tough task of beating Dutchtown twice
November 27, 2013 at 10:39 am
After rolling up more than 300 yards on the ground in their 34-7 win against Ruston, the Destrehan Wildcats advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals where they will face off against Dutchtown for the second time this season.

Dylan Keller was sacked twice before leaving the game in the second quarter with an injury. Hahnville overwhelmed by Barbe’s aggressive offense
November 22, 2013 at 10:49 pm
The Hahnville Tigers fell hard to the Barbe Bucaneers in the second round of the playoffs.

Destrehan will face Dutchtown in quarterfinals after 34-7 win Destrehan will face Dutchtown in quarterfinals after 34-7 win
November 22, 2013 at 9:34 pm
Even though the Destrehan offense struggled to stay in sync Friday night, the Wildcats still had enough firepower to ease into the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state playoffs with a 34-7 victory over Ruston.

‘Johnny Football’ comes to town
November 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm
Other than playing Alabama, the most anticipated game of the 2013 season for LSU is when Texas A&M visits Tiger Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Stephen Walker, who hunted with Jacob King and Larry Stephan, holds a gray duck and spoonbill the group killed. Despite cold front, duck hunters struggle in Salvador
November 22, 2013 at 12:58 pm
Despite a cold front that moved through the area last week, duck hunters in the Lake Salvador Management Area still struggled to find birds.

Playoffs week one players of the week Playoffs week one players of the week
November 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm
Playoffs week one players of the week of the 2013 high school football season.

Destrehan sophomore John Williams and the rest of the Wildcat receivers will need to get open in space in order for the offense to thrive against Ruston. Wildcats will have to stop physical Ruston rushing attack to advance
November 21, 2013 at 11:48 am
After dominating Terrebonne 44-0 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs, the Destrehan Wildcats will host a Ruston squad that prides itself on its physical rushing attack.

Hahnville running back Lynn Simmons came up big for the Tigers in the first round, rushing for 212 yards and four touchdowns. Simmons will need to put up similar stats for the Tigers to beat Barbe Friday night. Tiger offense firing on all cylinders as they enter showdown with Barbe
November 21, 2013 at 11:37 am
Hahnville’s offense is firing on all cylinders as they make their way into the second round of the playoffs this week.
In their second 300 plus yard rushing game in a row, the No. 24 Tigers (6-5) ran over the No. 9 Ouachita Lions 42-25 in an upset victory.

Destrehan, Hahnville both advance after impressive victories Destrehan, Hahnville both advance after impressive victories
November 15, 2013 at 9:27 pm
Destrehan and Hahnville both advanced to the second round of the Class 5A playoffs after a pair of impressive victories. The Wildcats destroyed Terrebonne 44-0 as most expected, but the Tigers pulled off a huge upset by knocking off No. 9 Ouachita 42-25.

Nathan Verdin, of Paradis, said he only saw a few ducks in the Lake Salvador Management Area last weekend. Hunters struggle to find ducks in Lake Salvador
November 15, 2013 at 7:34 am
Local duck hunters ventured into the Lake Salvador Management Area last weekend for the opening of the season, but many struggled to kill birds.

Mike Detillier Saints prepare for biggest game of season
November 15, 2013 at 7:27 am
The New Orleans Saints steamrolled over the Dallas Cowboys 49-17 Sunday night, but they must now prepare for the biggest game of the season when the San Francisco 49ers come to town this weekend.

Members are: Sitting (L-R) Charles Gaubert, Mario Romero, Michael Duhe and Tyler Willey. Kneeling (L-R) Cory Carrier, Nicholas Forest, Seth Smith, Ethan Headings, Jace Meyers, and Jason Bosco; standing  l-r: coach Colin Bosco, Cole Porter, Jayven Brown, T Borromeo flag football team finishes season 10-0
November 15, 2013 at 7:25 am
With a 10-0 record, the varsity flag football team at St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan won first place in the River Parishes Catholic League.

Week nine players of the week Week nine players of the week
November 14, 2013 at 9:39 pm
Players of the week for week nine of the 2013 high school football season.

Team members are: Front row (L-R) Chelsea Plaisance, Kristen Crutti, Bailey Roux, Peyton Cancienne, Alexus Johnson, Rylee Gautreaux, Brianna Plaisance and Montana Smith. Middle row (L-R) Manager Paul Phelan, Hannah Borne, Danielle Duplay Courtney Ortego, J.B. Martin wins district volleyball title for third-straight year
November 14, 2013 at 9:31 pm
The J. B. Martin Lady Cougars volleyball team won the district title for the third year in a row.

A healthy Dylan Keller returned to quarterback the Tigers last week in their big win over South Lafourche. No. 24 Hahnville enters playoffs with healthy QB, rushing game
November 14, 2013 at 10:36 am
For the 14th year in a row, Hahnville High School will compete in the Class 5A playoffs when they travel to Ouachita this Friday.

Destrehan junior Alfred Smith returns a punt for a 68-yard touchdown to clinch his team’s win over East St. John. No. 4 Destrehan faces familiar foe in first round of playoffs
November 14, 2013 at 10:31 am
After crushing East St. John 38-14 to claim the District 7-5A championship, the Wildcats enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed and will face a familiar opponent in the first round in district foe Terrebonne.

Defensive end Dwaine Thomas sacked South Lafourche's quarterback in the end zone for a safety. Strong rushing attack leads Hahnville to win over South Lafourche
November 08, 2013 at 10:22 pm
After trailing by a touchdown the Hahnville Tigers came from behind in the second half with the help of a strong rushing attack to finish off the regular season with a win against the South Lafourche Tarpons.

Destrehan captures district crown in 38-14 win over East St. John Destrehan captures district crown in 38-14 win over East St. John
November 08, 2013 at 9:53 pm
With their 38-14 victory over East St. John on Friday, Destrehan not only proved that they are the best team in District 7-5A, but showed why many believe they are the best team in the state.

Former parish football stars team up for Texans
Former parish football stars team up for Texans
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The Houston Texans lost to the New York Giants 30-17 on Sunday, but two St. Charles Parish products made an impact for the Texans.