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Junior Levi Gruwell followed his brothers’ love of wresting to success. Hahnville High School wrestler wins state championships
May 10, 2006 at 12:40 pm
Winner of 171 lb. weight class at the state finals, Levi Gruwell began his competitive wrestling career when he won the Junior Wrestling State Championships at age eight. From there he grew into a victorious wrestler, competing this past year at the State Wrestling Championships on February 17 and 18 at the Ponchatrain Center in Kenner and wrestling his way to number one in his weight class."

Coach Ron Cantrelle and Athletic Director Willie Wise accept the team trophy. Hahnville falls short at state golf tournament
May 10, 2006 at 12:39 pm
After a dominating year, Hahnville High School Boys' Golf Team traveled to Shreveport to defend their state title. Held at Olde Oaks Golf Club, the tournament was a multiple day event against the finest golfers in Louisiana.

Garrett Loup pitched the Tigers to victory against Ellenader with a 8-0 shutout. Photo by Pat Smith. Tigers create joy in Hahnville
May 10, 2006 at 12:14 pm
Hahnville entered into the playoffs as district champs and has managed to gain victories over their first two opponents in the playoffs.


Destrehan Antonio Parker runner qualified in the 400 meters. Destrehan and Hahnville head to state finals
May 03, 2006 at 11:35 am
Girls’ and boys’ track team members from Hahnville and Destrehan High Schools recently competed at the Class 5A Region II Track Meet. By placing in the top four of the track event, these students qualified for the State Track Meet May 6 at LSU.

Hahnville High School announces planned summer camps
May 03, 2006 at 11:31 am
Football Camp

Football youth camp is open to boys ages 7-14. The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt. For more information, contact Coach Lou Valdin @ 758-7537.

WHEN: July 25—28, 2006

WHERE: HHS Field House

TIME: 9 a.m.— Noon

Seth Dufrene tees off on the back nine. Hahnville Boys' Golf wins title
May 03, 2006 at 11:28 am
Hahnville Boys' Golf Team took home the Division I Region III Class 5-A district title the past week at their home course, Willowdale Country Club. The defending state champ distanced themselves from the field with a strong team performance.

Junior Julianne Breaugh returns next year to aid the Wildcats. Destrehan's softball team closes out season
May 03, 2006 at 11:25 am
Destrehan Girl's Softball Team placed second in the district and ended their season losing in the first round of the play-offs against Natchitoches Central with a score of 4-1.

Youngsters tee-off in area youth baseball this month. A Field of Dreams
May 03, 2006 at 11:22 am
It is that time of year again when our young children will begin to discover their field of dreams.

Alex Waltz, now 15, has loved the game of baseball since the age of two. “He started with a plastic Coke bottle as his bat and the cap to the bottle as his ball,” said his mother Shannon Waltz. “He loves the game; he has a passion for the game,” adding that the Booster Club has allowed his dream to become a reality at a young age.

Hahnville Girls win their second title in a row. Hahnville Boys' and Girls' Track win district
April 26, 2006 at 11:52 am
At the district track meet, Hahnville High School swept the competition, winning both the girls and boys overall titles.

Hahnville’s Luke Savoie squeezes home for one of the 14 runs scored by his team Thursday. Photo by Ellis Alexander Tigers sweep the pair and the title
April 26, 2006 at 11:23 am
In both rivalry games against Destrehan, Hahnville's program of excellence won them the rightful title of District 5-5A Champions. In their game on Thursday, Hahnville beat Destrehan 14-10. On Saturday, Hahnville took their second victory against Destrehan with a win of 2-0.

DHS to take on HHS this week in baseball DHS to take on HHS this week in baseball
April 19, 2006 at 12:16 pm
The Destrehan High School Wildcat Baseball Team started the season 9-0. After a few losses their current record is 17-7, managing to secure their place in the district tournament. This year will be the team's fifth trip to the state tournament.

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.

National merit semifinalist announced
National merit semifinalist announced
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Destrehan High School has announced that Ashlyn Frahm is a National Merit Semifinalist.