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Playoff hopes fading for HHS - can Tigers turn it around? Playoff hopes fading for HHS - can Tigers turn it around?
October 23, 2006 at 5:45 pm
What’s next for 5-2 Hahnville? A key District 5-5A match-up against the 3-4 John Ehret Patriots, that’s what. Games don’t get any bigger than this as the Tigers desperately need a district win. If they get caught looking ahead to their showdown with undefeated 7-0 Destrehan a week down the road - and lose to the Patriots - their playoff hopes dim. My prediction? I expect Hahnville to bounce back - and jump right back into the district race.

Wildcats take first of three final tests at West Jeff stadium Wildcats take first of three final tests at West Jeff stadium
October 23, 2006 at 5:41 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats remained undefeated at 7-0 as they trounced the Assumption Mustangs and their powerful offense last Friday. The 2-0 Wildcats, however, face perhaps their most difficult challenge yet tomorrow as they take on the West Jefferson Buccaneers on the Westbank.

Norfleet wins 2006 State Duck Calling Title
October 12, 2006 at 11:04 am
With a consistent performance through three rounds of competition, Charles “Slade” Norfleet of Luling won the Intermediate division of the 38th Annual State Duck and Goose Calling Contest.

Joe Horn on New Orleans’ greatest catch
October 12, 2006 at 10:59 am
Entering his 10th season in the NFL, New Orleans Saints’ wide receiver Joe Horn has made a few great catches in his career, but he also knows what restaurants in the Big Easy catch the best seafood. From broiled crawfish to quality steak, Horn recently discussed his ten favorite restaurants in New Orleans on his weekly “Alltel Audibles” podcast.

Who’d a thunk it? Saints have better W-L record than LSU
October 12, 2006 at 10:54 am
In 2003 Disney released a movie called Freaky Friday. The premise was that mother (Jamie Lee Curtis) and her teenage daughter (Lindsay Lohan) would trade places to see what life would be like in a reversed role.

Tiger linebacker Roshon Thomas makes a tackle against Wildcat quaterback Johnnie Thiel. The agony of defeat
October 12, 2006 at 10:49 am
The Hahnville Tigers, playing at their nearly undefeatable home field, fell hard in 5A district play to East St. John 45 - 25. It was a night that Hahnville players, coaches and fans knew would be a test for their young team going up against a highly-ranked East St. John offense.

Running back Jerrico Nelson again helped the Wildcats have a dominating ground game, scoring three touchdowns and carrying for 68 yards. The ‘Assumption’ is: A Destrehan win
October 12, 2006 at 10:45 am
Although the Destrehan Wildcats won their first district game on Friday and improved to 6-0 on the season, they lost a crucial piece of their offense on the first play of the game. After throwing an incomplete pass, quarterback Jordan Jefferson collided with an Ehret defender and broke his wrist. He then left the game and had surgery later on in the night. Head Coach Steve Robicheaux said that there is a possibility that Jefferson could return late in the season, but he is out for the foreseeable future.

Hahnville High School's Coach Valdin gets drenched with water after his 100th victory. Saints aren't perfect but they can still make the playoffs, says Mike
October 04, 2006 at 1:35 pm
Everyone following the wild football odyssey of the New Orleans Saints knew winning times would come to an end - very few clubs go undefeated in the NFL these days. But even in defeat, you have to admit our guys were impressive.

Runningback/fullback Jordan Stephany (2) runs for one of two touchdowns last Friday night. Hahnville hosts East St. John in district play
October 04, 2006 at 1:28 pm
Larry Dauterive brings his high powered offense into Boutte on Oct. 6 as he looks to keep the Wildcats on track and moving towards the Superdome on Dec. 9.

Wide receiver and defensive back Edwin Reed (#1) had a 21-yard touchdown reception and two key pass deflections in Destrehan's victory over St. James last Friday. Wildcats enter district play undefeated
October 04, 2006 at 1:23 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats escaped St. James on Friday with a 10-6 victory, closing out their non-district schedule with a 5-0 record. In order to mirror that record in the second half of the season, the Wildcats will have to go through some tough opponents, including tomorrow's John Ehret Patriots.

WHAT A RACK. Hunters show off their trophy deer at Luling seminar. Fattenin' the herd: deer hunters learn how in BIG Luling seminar
October 04, 2006 at 1:20 pm
Wow! Over 100 deer hunters and business sponsors gathered at Dougie V's Restaurant in Luling for the Deer Food-Plot Seminar hosted by the LSU AgCenter's St. Charles Parish Office. And if you're thinking, dang, I missed it, relax.

Hahnville High's Darius Reynaud is SMOKIN' at West Virginia Hahnville High's Darius Reynaud is SMOKIN' at West Virginia
September 27, 2006 at 2:05 pm
The West Virginia Mountaineers are turning heads nationally with their high-powered offense led by former Hahnville High School star running-back-turned-wide-receiver Darius Reynaud.

Top ( l to r) Taylor Melancon, Victoria McLin, Taylor Connor, Victoria Daigle, Paige Heurtin, Jovonni Mariano. Middle (l to r) Melody Diggs, Kelsi Ocmand, Jada Gonzalez, Carlee Lauve. Bottom (l to r) Kristen Curole, Eden Curole, Mindi Matherne, Nelly Pena JBM Cheerleaders take home top awards
September 27, 2006 at 1:15 pm
The 2006-2007 J.B. Martin Cheerleaders received top awards at the Universal Cheerleading Association’s camp this summer at Southeastern Louisiana University.

Hahnville's junior linebacker Alton James levels Bulldog runningback Khymest Williams last Friday night.  Hahnville won the game 21-6. Tigers to host St. Augustine Purple Knights
September 27, 2006 at 1:08 pm
St. Augustine will be coming to town on Sept. 29 looking to provide a competitive football game for the Hahnville Tigers. They are coming with one goal in mind, to win. This year is a rebuilding year for the Purple Knights. Hurricane Katrina took their equipment, their coach and displaced most of the team. Their weight room sat under 5 feet of water. They are playing football this year and are having a rough go of it. It will not get any easier tomorrow night.

Running back Jerico Nelson ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns in the Wildcats' victory over South Lafourche. Battle of unbeatens Friday as Destrehan faces St. James
September 27, 2006 at 1:03 pm
Last Friday night, the Destrehan Wildcats took down the South Lafourche Tarpons 42-7. The offense scored on all but three of their possessions in their second consecutive victory over a former District 6-5A rival. The Wildcats had the offense running on all cylinders racking up almost 500 yards of total offense.

Bring on the ‘Dirty Birds’
September 20, 2006 at 1:32 pm
Who would have thought of it, the New Orleans Saints have won two consecutive road games to start the season for the first time in franchise history. Yes, I know that there are the eternal optimists who feel as though the Saints will win the first two games of every season, but this season was different.

Joshua Victorian (#6), Durrell Bell (#56) and Dwayne Dewey (#90) swarm on the Terrebonne running back. Destrehan 3-0 going into weak Tarpon matchup
September 20, 2006 at 1:28 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats came into last Friday night's game on a scoring rampage. The team had scored 82 points in their first two games. Their opponent, the Terrebonne Tigers, had not scored any points in their first two games, and although the Wildcats were unable to keep the Tigers out of the endzone, the game ended with Destrehan taking a lopsided 41-14 victory.

A host of Tiger defenders swarm over an O. Perry Walker runningback last Friday night.  Hahnville won the game 34-28. Hahnville hangs on
September 20, 2006 at 1:19 pm
From the outset of the game it was apparent that O. Perry Walker possessed the ability to make the big plays and the quick scores. The Chargers stunned the home crowd, taking just 1:22 to march 57-yards in three plays to become the first regular season team to score against the Tigers this year. Chargers quarterback Larry Young found receiver Tyler Stradford on the first play of the game for a 47-yard pass play. Two plays later Young again went up top, this time to Ronnie Carter for an 11-yard touchdown pass. After Hahnville blocked the extra point the Chargers were up 6-0.

Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree
Sheriff's Office searching for suspect who stole credit card, went on shopping spree
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The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a man who they say stole a credit card from a parish resident and went on a spending spree in Metairie and Kenner.