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COBY BROUSSARD led the hit parade with Hahnville’s only homerun in the 15-0 rout. Tigers slaughter Patriots
April 19, 2006 at 12:14 pm
When baseball fans walked into the gates of the Hahnville Baseball Field, etched on the board were the words “Welcome to Hanhville Baseball: The Program of Excellence.”

Delmus Stewart unloads a shotput. Hahnville Boys and Girls run into first
April 19, 2006 at 12:11 pm
Destrehan hosted their annual Invitational on April 13. The participating teams, including Destrehan. were East St. John, McMain, Hahnville, Higgins and West St. John.

Team shines as they prepare to compete for the district title Team shines as they prepare to compete for the district title
April 12, 2006 at 11:39 am
With the distractions of Summer and Spring, the Hahnville Softball squad still managed to secure their place in the district playoffs. "One challenge that faces me as a coach is keeping the kids focused on softball when Spring is here and it brings on many other activities that seem to take precedent over winning games," said Kenneth Vial, Hahnville’s Head Coach.

Hahnville Coach Robicheaux leads the Lady Tigers during a timeout. All-district girls’ hoops team named
April 12, 2006 at 11:32 am
The All-District team was announced for area girls' basketball and several girls from Hahnville and Destrehan made the team, an indicator of the success each had this year.

Chatman,an Ama native, led the Tigers to the second Final Four during the tenure. Pokey Chatman looks back and forward
April 05, 2006 at 3:07 pm
While events this weekend proved disappointing for the Lady Tigers, Ama's native daughter, Dana "Pokey" Chatman discussed the long road to success she has travelled, coming a long way since her days of Biddy Basketball.

TOUGH COMPETITION - The 2006 Valero United Way Bridge Run drew competetive runners from New Orleans and surrounding areas. Altitude challenge draws record crowd
April 05, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Record crowds came out on April 1 to watch or participate in this year's Valero/United Way Bridge Run/Walk.

Participants were rewarded at the end with fabulous food and drink and live music as well as entertainment for the kids.

Arthur Gassen, Jr. prepares for the Bridge Run this Saturday by running on the Mississippi River Levee. Luling couple runs for the ages
March 29, 2006 at 1:25 pm
This weekend during the Valero's United Way Bridge Run/Walk two familiar faces will be competing in the 70 and over age group, Amelia and Arthur Gassen. At 78 and 81 respectively, these two have climbed Hale Boggs Bridge numerous times, with Arthur winning the event several times.

Patrick Brice of the U-12 Patriots prepares to defend the ball. Recreation Spring soccer in full bloom
March 29, 2006 at 1:23 pm
Spring Recreation Soccer is in full swing and over 100 girls and boys in St. Charles Parish are participating. This pass weekend, three of the teams traveled to Baton Rouge to represent St. Charles Parish in the Red Stick Tournament. Those teams are the U-19 boys-Tornadoes, U-13 boys-United and the U-12 boys- Patriots.

Russel Schexnayder keeps the ball in play to win the match. Destrehan Tennis has high hopes
March 29, 2006 at 1:07 pm
The boys and girl tennis teams at Destrehan High School are expecting some great things this year. Because of Hurricane Katrina, the girls and boys teams have only one team in their district. They are scheduled to play Hahnville on Friday.

Local girls dominate all-district team
March 22, 2006 at 1:31 pm
The All-District team was released for girls' soccer and plenty of talent represented the area.

On the first team for Hahnville High School, senior midfielder Rachel Byrd, sophomore midfielder Samantha May, sophomore striker Ashley Eusea, junior goalie Megan Waters and freshman defender Raven Scott were named, with offensive juggernaut, Eusea named offensive MVP for scoring 38 goals this season.

4x100 Hahnville Girls’ Track Team won first place in the Don Raymond Relays. Hahnville's track: the sky is the limit
March 22, 2006 at 1:26 pm
The Don Raymond Relays certainly is a place to find good talent in track and field. High schools from the surrounding areas participated on Friday at Hahnville High School. However, for the Hahnville girls and boys team, winning was not an option but a plan. They both successfully took first place in the Don Raymond Relays.


Hahnville hosts Don Raymond Relays
March 15, 2006 at 2:18 pm
On March 17, high schools from around the region will descend on Hahnville High School for the Don Raymond Relays. Beginning at 3 p.m., girls and boys will be participating in the track and field event. Throwing events, such as discus and javelin, and field events, such as long jump, start at 3 p.m., with running events beginning at 5 p.m.

Local soccer stars named
March 15, 2006 at 2:17 pm
The 2006 All-District team was named and several local athletes were standouts on the list.

For Destrehan High School, forward Donald DeLatte, midfielders Justin Weyenberg and Robbie Anderson, defender T.J Favaloro and goalkeeper Chris Tyree were named first team.

Lady Wildcats ready to roll Lady Wildcats ready to roll
March 15, 2006 at 2:14 pm
Make adjustments not excuses-this is the trademark that can be found rippling through the Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team. As Coach Russell Shaw enters his second year, he is looking forward to winning district again and another chance at the state title.

Adams shines at Denver Adams shines at Denver
March 08, 2006 at 11:30 am
Senior women's basketball player Venice Adams of Luling earned All-Sun Belt Conference Third Team honors it was announced by league officials today.

Lady Cats swarm a Southwood player. Ladycats fall in playoffs
March 08, 2006 at 11:24 am
Destrehan's Lady Wildcats trip to the sweet 16 Tournament turned out to be a great disappointment.

Reginald Lumar looks on as Woodlawn player makes a free throw. Hahnville slips in semi-finals
March 08, 2006 at 11:18 am
The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards. No team understands this more than the Hahnville boy's basketball team.

Aaron Loup leads the Tigers. Hahnville looks for a big year
March 01, 2006 at 11:49 am
Last year, Hahnville's season came to an emotional jolt, losing to St. Paul's in the regionals 4-2. With the disappointing loss, the Tigers finished the season with an overall record of 31-4, an undefeated district season and a district championship. But, as always, they were looking for more.

Strange modular units stored at Pier 90 are part of $850 million plant
Strange modular units stored at Pier 90 are part of $850 million plant
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Motorists traveling along Highway 90 last week noticed a strange site in the parking lot of Pier 90 where a number of very large metal modular units were being stored.