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Ladycats dominate summer ball, cast eye toward a title run

The Destrehan Ladycats basketball team lost just three games, officially, on the basketball court last season. That very low number may not climb next season if the team's summer play gives a glimpse into the future. Read More...
August 05 at 9:13 am
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Otto Candies wraps summer at Legion state tournament

Otto Candies' state championship hopes came to an end last Wednesday with a 3-1 American Legion state tournament loss to Holy Cross-based Ponstein’s at Delgado’s Kirsch-Rooney Stadium. Read More...
August 05 at 8:39 am
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Ellington Orcas impress at swim invitational tournament

The Ellington Orca swim team participated in this year’s River Parishes Invitational: 2016 LEGO and Swim.Read More...
July 29 at 9:36 am
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Tigers retooled during summer league

The bad news for the Hahnville boys basketball team is it will enter something of a retooling phase next season after the graduation of six seniors — only one starter, senior point guard Raylon Hardy, returns. Read More...
July 29 at 9:32 am
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Destrehan receiver Young commits to play at Notre Dame

Destrehan's football team hasn't put together its sterling record by accident or luck, although one of its top performers may be primed to bring the luck of the Irish with him for his senior season.Read More...
July 29 at 9:27 am
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A summer run to be proud of

In the 2016 7U baseball season, the Louisiana Heat of Luling played in 12 USSSA 7uaa tournaments.Read More...
July 22 at 9:16 am
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Golf tourney at Fashion to benefit boy's cancer recovery

The Benefit Golf Tournament for Chad Grosch will take place Saturday, Aug. 20 at Fashion Golf and Country Club in Hahnville, with all proceeds going toward the medical expenses of the 10-year-old Grosch, who is in recovery after undergoing stem cell transplant surgery April 27.Read More...
July 22 at 9:14 am
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State championship the goal for well-rounded Candies squad

Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies has made state tournament runs before during American Legion season. But while Otto Candies has come close to winning the crown a number of times — at one point, the team placed second, second and third in state over a three year span — it has never quite captured that top spot.Read More...
July 22 at 9:10 am
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LeBlanc commits to play at Nicholls State

Hahnville junior shortstop Waylon LeBlanc has set his sights on Nicholls State, where he plans to continue his playing career on the baseball diamond after committing to the Colonels program recently. Read More...
July 15 at 8:00 am
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DHS-based ES&H Wildcats show potential in summer play

Under the banner of the ES&H Wildcats, Destrehan's baseball team returned to American Legion play this summer after playing an independent schedule a year ago, wrapping up their season at the Second District tournament earlier this month. Read More...
July 15 at 8:00 am
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Otto Candies clinches trip to Legion state tournament

Hahnville High School-based Otto Candies is headed to the American Legion state baseball tournament for the fourth time in five years after clinching the Southeast Regional championship with a 5-3 victory over Holy Cross-based Ponstein's Wednesday night. Read More...
July 15 at 8:00 am
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Reed camp wraps at DHS

It was a rare occurrence Thursday at Destrehan High School as Ed Reed’s annual football camp did not feature the presence of Reed himself, but there was a good reason for his absence — the likely one day NFL Hall of Fame safety was headed north following the sudden passing of coaching icon Buddy Ryan. Ryan is the father of Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan, who employs Reed on his staff.Read More...
July 08 at 8:00 am
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Melancon flashes pinpoint accuracy at Manning Academy

Easton Melancon likes to keep his promises.Read More...
July 08 at 8:00 am
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Otto Candies head to regional, Pedal Valves clinches state spot

Pedal Valves is headed to the American Legion State tournament after winning last weekend’s Second District tournament at Hahnville, while Townsend Homes (St. Charles Catholic) and Otto Candies (Hahnville)each advanced to the Southeast Regional at Delgado’s Kirsch-Rooney Stadium.Read More...
July 08 at 8:00 am
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Today’s (big) catch

Bruce (pictured) and Hunter McDonald finished with crack crabs near the Grand Isle bridge in Caminada Pass in 20 feet of water and caught a 38 inch redfish which weighed 30 pounds. Read More...
July 01 at 8:13 am
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Simon, Perrin earn 5A All-State honors

Destrehan junior Dane Simon and Hahnville junior pitcher Austin Perrin were cornerstones for their respective teams this season, each leading their squads to a high playoff seed and postseason victories. Read More...
July 01 at 8:09 am
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Former Tigers coach striving to make football safer
Former Tigers coach striving to make football safer
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Former Hahnville Tigers coach Lou Valdin may have stepped away from the prep sideline in 2013, but he hasn’t at all strayed far from the game.