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Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0 Wildcats rebound from Jesuit loss to knock off Lutcher, 3-0
March 20 at 7:05 am
The Destrehan Fighting Wildcats suffered a few bumps and bruises in their schedule last week but rallied on Tuesday to give the team a positive outlook for the remainder of this week.

Louisiana’s largest outdoor show, boat spectacular held this weekend in Gonzales
March 13 at 11:13 am
The 36th Annual Louisiana Sportsman Show and Festival, Louisiana’s largest outdoor show and boat spectacular, will be held March 12-15 at the Lamar- Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

Hahnville runner wins state title
March 13 at 10:40 am
Hahnville native Semaj Lewis made a run, literally, for the Division II 60-meter dash state championship at the LHSAA track and field event in Baton Rouge, where he crossed the finish line in 6.99 seconds to win the title.

The Destrehan Lady Wildcat beat Ursuline and Chappelle in the Catfish Classic tournament, which was held in Luling. Destrehan goes 2-2 in weekend tournament
March 13 at 10:28 am
The Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team finished even at the Catfish Classic, winning two games while dropping a pair of contests.

Hahnville sophomore Madison LeBlanc hits a single to the outfield in Saturday’s Catfish Classic softball tournament at the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. Lady Tigers fall to Mount Carmel, but rebound to finish tourney 3-1
March 13 at 10:02 am
The Hahnville High School girls’ softball team went 3-1 under new head coach Gerry Nugent in the Catfish Classic tournament, which was held at West Bridge Park in Luling last weekend.

Hahnville junior JaDon Polk dribbles on the perimiter before making a move. Hahnville’s season comes to end with 87-28 loss to Scotlandville
March 06 at 12:47 pm
The Hahnville High School boys’ basketball team suffered an 87-28 loss to the third-seeded Scotlandville Hornets in the Class 5A bi-district playoff game in Scotlandville on Friday night.

Destrehan sophomore Mike Young gets ready to take a shot. Wildcats fall to Helen Cox in first round of Class 5A state playoffs
March 06 at 12:37 pm
Destrehan’s basketball season came to an end with a 67-49 loss to No. 2 Helen Cox in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs.

Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title Tiger wrestler pins down second straight state title
February 27 at 1:54 pm
When Hahnville wrestler Kendrick Jones won the LHSAA Division I state championship last year, one of the first things he said to Hahnville wrestling coach Dan Erwin was “alright coach, what’s next?”

Austin Perrin HHS sophomore named top prospect
February 27 at 1:08 pm
Hahnville sophomore Austin Perrin is turning heads of Division 1 baseball coaches here in Louisiana and across the South.

Destrehan receiver signs scholarship to Utah Destrehan receiver signs scholarship to Utah
February 20 at 2:27 pm
Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith will suit up for the University of Utah in the fall.

Albert Cammon Middle School caps undefeated season Albert Cammon Middle School caps undefeated season
February 20 at 2:25 pm
The Albert Cammon Middle School girls’ basketball team finished the season without a single blemish, going undefeated against some of the top teams in the area.

Destrehan’s Adam Clavelle shot a 45 at a recent district match held at Cypress Lakes Country Club. Wildcats edge Tigers in district golf match
February 20 at 2:23 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats picked up another district victory after the team combined to shoot 166 at Cypress Lakes Country Club.

Bernie Hebert with a handful of rabbits after a recent hunt. Rabbits on late-season hunting menu
February 20 at 2:21 pm
With the conclusion of duck and deer season in Louisiana and Mississippi, and turkey season still several weeks away, rabbit season remains open and offers hunting opportunities until the end of February.

Sophomore Cara Ursin and the rest of the Destrehan Lady Wildcats enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed and are riding an 11-game win streak. Lady Cats claim district title, enter playoffs as No. 4 seed
February 20 at 2:14 pm
Like just about every high school sports team, the Destrehan girls basketball team set a goal to play for a state championship last year.

Hahnville linebacker Dwaine Thomas celebrates with his mother, Adrianne Preston, after signing his scholarship to Texas A&M. After stellar senior season, college offers piled up for HHS linebacker
February 13 at 12:51 pm
By Lori Lyons

Perhaps no one had a harder time with the recruiting process than Hahnville senior linebacker Dwaine Thomas.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt poses with parents  Glenn and Janice Merritt after signing with the University of Oregon. He finished his senior season with 26 catches for 440 yards and seven touchdowns and 46 rushes for 678 yards and seven touchdowns. 
‘Unselfish’ Destrehan receiver makes college dream become reality
February 13 at 12:44 pm
By Lori Lyons

Like most new kids in school, Kirk Merritt had a tough time adjusting when he first transferred from Isidore Newman School to Destrehan High School two years ago.

Hahnville junior Ru’Yanna Bossier gets off a shot against Destrehan. Lady Tigers must rebound from defeat to win ‘dog fight’ against Terrebonne
February 06 at 1:02 pm
Even when they’re down by a substantial margin, Hahnville coach Phil Bychurch expects to see his young basketball team fight.

Destrehan sophomore David Green gets ready to pass the ball during his team’s loss to Hahnville on Tuesday. Wildcats suffer back-to-back losses
February 06 at 12:58 pm
Destrehan coach Todd Bourg says District 7-5A in boys basketball is much like the SEC in football.
“You have to come ready to play every night,” Bourg said. “There are no let-downs.”

In memory of a star
In memory of a star
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Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992 on the prep gridiron, one that made clear to many what he already knew: that his H.L. Bourgeois Braves’ sophomore wide receiver, JaJuan Dawson, was a special player in the making.