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St. Rose Pirates win  youth fo otball title St. Rose Pirates win youth fo otball title
November 14, 2014 at 11:05 am
The St. Rose Pirates won the 2014 title for their age group.

Can Saints, Tigers recover from stunning losses?
November 14, 2014 at 10:58 am
I can not remember another weekend like the past one in which both LSU and the New Orleans Saints lost to bitter rivals in overtime.

The Destrehan Wildcats are clicking on both sides of the ball as they enter the Class 5A playoffs with a 10-0 record. Destrehan will face Pineville on Friday at Wildcat Stadium. No. 4 Wildcats host stingy Pineville defense in first round
November 14, 2014 at 10:53 am
The Destrehan Wildcats capped an undefeated regular season with a 28-14, come-from-behind victory over East St. John last week. With the win, the Wildcats earned the No. 4 seed in the Class 5A playoffs and will host No. 29 Pineville on Friday.

Hahnville receiver Rickey Preston catches a touchdown pass. Tiger passing game firing on all cylinders as postseason begins
November 14, 2014 at 10:46 am
A definitive defeat of South Lafourche last week gave Hahnville a No. 12 seed in the Class 5A playoffs and will allow the Tigers to start the postseason from the friendly confines of Tiger Stadium.

Hahnville attempts to recover a South Lafourche ball that was later ruled not a fumble. Hahnville triumphant in frigid fumble fest
November 07, 2014 at 10:32 pm
Big plays and cold temperatures defined the Tigers’ end-of-season 42-13 victory against South Lafourche.

Destrehan's Kirk Merritt scored two second half touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to a 28-14 win over East St. John. Destrehan storms back in second half to beat ESJ, remain undefeated
November 07, 2014 at 9:43 pm
Destrehan trailed throughout the first half Friday night against East St. John, but the Wildcats bounced back in the third quarter, with an 84-yard touchdown run by Kirk Merritt giving his team a lead they would not relinquish.

Devonte’ Cravin (above) and the rest of the Hahnville offense must set the tone early in order to beat South Lafourche on Friday night. The Tigers have won four straight and are playing their best football as the postseason approaches. Tigers carry 4-game winning streak into battle with South Lafourche
November 07, 2014 at 9:55 am
Hahnville’s victory over Central Lafourche last week give them a shot at getting as high as an 11 seed going into the postseason. All that stands in their way is Friday’s opponent, South Lafourche.

Destrehan’s defense must prepare for an explosive East St. John offense that is averaging 35 points per game in district play. Destrehan locks up district title, but Wildcats hungry for more
November 07, 2014 at 9:53 am
After crushing H.L. Bourgeois to capture the District 7-5A title, the undefeated Destrehan Wildcats must now corral an explosive East St. John offense in the regular season finale.

Members of the swim team are: Standing (L-R) Coach Elizabeth Basta, Jay Madden, Austin Burke, Hunter Batt, Richard Ecuyer, Destin Gilbert, Ethan Breaux, Seth Mullins, Warren Massimini, Vincent Tamplain, Joe Foucha and HHS Principal Ken Oertling, Caleb Karling and Coach Sarah Grunblatt.  Kneeling are seniors Brice Soignier and Tony Corley.  Not pictured:  Blaise Wise and Matt Landry.
Hahnville swims to district title
November 07, 2014 at 9:50 am
The Hahnville High School boys’ swim team combined for 511 points to cruise to the West District championship.

Hahnville running back Devonte' Cravin sprints for a 21-yard touchdown that was called back due to a penalty. Tigers outlast Central Lafourche in physical win
October 31, 2014 at 10:30 pm
A physical game ended with a 38-13 victory for the Tigers over Central Lafourche on Halloween night.

Destrehan’s defense, which is allowing under 10 points per game, led the charge in the team’s 55-0 victory over South Lafourche. The Wildcat starters allowed just one first down and gave the offense excellent field position. Wildcats picking up steam in quest to remain undefeated
October 31, 2014 at 3:58 pm
After their most dominant win of the year, the Destrehan Wildcats are picking up steam as they head into the final two games of the regular season.

Tigers face stingy defense  in journey toward playoffs Tigers face stingy defense in journey toward playoffs
October 31, 2014 at 2:50 pm
Hahnville struggled early in the first quarter against H.L. Bourgeois last week, which Tiger head coach Nick Saltaformaggio attributes to bad blocking.

Hahnville smothers H.L. Bourgeois for its third division win Hahnville smothers H.L. Bourgeois for its third division win
October 24, 2014 at 10:09 pm
Hahnville won handily 58-8 in a game against H.L. Bourgeois that, at first, appeared would be a defensive struggle.

Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg scored three touchdowns to lead his team to a 48-0 win over South Lafourche. Destrehan dominates South Lafourche, remains perfect
October 24, 2014 at 9:21 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats played one of their most complete games of the season in a 55-0 thrashing of South Lafourche on Friday night.


Hahnville Linebacker Stephen Cloud strips the ball from East St. John quarterback. Hahnville defense comes up big in defeat of East St. John
October 17, 2014 at 11:04 pm
Two of Hahnville’s six touchdowns came from the defense, leading the Tigers to a 42-26 win over the East St. John Wildcats Friday (Oct. 17) night.

Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7 Destrehan runs over Central Lafourche, 42-7
October 17, 2014 at 9:49 pm
Destrehan used its powerful ground attack to cruise past Central Lafourche 42-7 on Friday.

Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith picks up yards after getting a carry in his team’s 21-14 win over Thibodaux last week. No. 2 Wildcats will rely on defense, run game to tighten grip on district’s top spot
October 17, 2014 at 11:07 am
After securing a 21-14 win over previously unbeaten Thibodaux, the second-ranked Destrehan Wildcats hope to keep that momentum going when they travel to Central Lafourche on Friday.

The Hahnville defense will need to play one of their best games of the season in order to slow East St. John’s Xavier Lewis, who has committed to LSU. Hahnville defense faces tough task against high-scoring East St. John
October 17, 2014 at 11:05 am
After an up and down first half against Terrebonne last week, Hahnville appears to be settling into an offensive groove heading into Friday’s game against East St. John.

Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
Destrehan man pleads guilty in $50 million Medicare bust
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A Destrehan man has pleaded guilty in a $50 million medical clinic-accountant Medicare fraud scheme exposed by a federal Medicare Fraud Strike Force.