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LSU will be tested by Bulldog QB
September 19, 2014 at 12:56 pm
Mississippi State hasn’t defeated LSU since 1999, but this year I believe the Bulldogs will pull off the upset on Saturday night in Tiger Stadium.

Hahnville’s Vincent Tamplain swims the butterfly. HHS boys dominate Saints swim meet
September 19, 2014 at 12:54 pm
The Hahnville boys’ swim team cruised to a win in the Saints varsity swim meet, beating St. Charles Catholic, St. Martin’s and East Jefferson.

Hahnville receiver Brandon Singleton returns a punt 70 yards for a score during his team’s triple overtime loss to Rummel on Friday. Tigers look to rebound from overtime loss to Rummel
September 19, 2014 at 12:52 pm
The day after the Hahnville Tigers lost to the Rummel Raiders in triple overtime, Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio diverged from his regular postgame practice.

Destrehan’s Kirk Merritt caught a 38-yard touchdown pass and ran a kickoff back 85 yards to lead the Wilcats to a 48-7 win over Helen Cox. After pair of blowout wins, Destrehan ready for physical Dutchtown running game
September 19, 2014 at 12:47 pm
After cruising to blowout wins over West Jefferson and Helen Cox to open the season, Destrehan faces their first tough test of the year when they host the Dutchtown Griffins on Friday.

The Tigers defense swarm a ball carrier on their own goal line in overtime. Hahnville suffers tough loss in triple overtime
September 12, 2014 at 10:58 pm
The Hahnville Tigers left everything they had out on the field, but it was not enough to overcome the Rummel Raiders in a triple overtime loss.

Sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in the opening half of Destrehan's 48-7 victory. Young QB leads Destrehan to blowout win over Helen Cox
September 12, 2014 at 9:28 pm
In only his second game as a starter, Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg threw two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half of the Wildcats’ 48-7 win over Helen Cox on Friday.

Team members are ( Back row L-R): Sidney Hymel, Emma Plache, Kayla Lavin, Korynne Caulfield, Mackenzie Dufrene, Kadence Bosarge, Amber Hood, Katie Gabler, Elise Detillier, Ashlyn Hooper, Zoe Theriot and Ava Fontenot. Front row (L-R) Leanna Cazenave and Madison Babineaux. St. Charles soccer team wins back-to-back tourneys
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
Team Barca, made up of U-11 girls in St. Charles Parish, has routed the competition in back-to-back tournaments.

Alfred Blue scored a touchdown after blocking a punt. Former HHS star scoresTD in NFL debut
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
How about the opening NFL game in the career of former Hahnville High School and LSU running back Alfred Blue?

Hahnville’s defense limited Salmen to just eight rushing yards on Friday. They will face a much tougher test this week against nationally-ranked Rummel. Hahnville needs complete performance in order to beat nationally-ranked Rummel
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
When the Rummel Raiders came to Tiger Stadium last year, they had just come off a state championship season.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt caught a 6-yard touchdown pass to help his team cruise to a 47-7 win over West Jefferson. Wildcats firing on all cylinders as they enter showdown with Helen Cox
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
Destrehan’s talent was on display early and often as they dominated West Jefferson in every facet of the game on their way to a 40-point win to open the season.

Easton Melancon threw for 363 yards last Saturday. Melancon scores 5 TDs, named offensive player of week
September 11, 2014 at 8:00 am
Former Hahnville quarterback Easton Melancon put on quite a show in Louisiana College’s season debut.

Junior quarterback Mike Neal scored the first touchdown of the game on a 16-yard rush and also had a few long passes in Hahnville's win over Salmen. Hahnville dominates Salmen in season opener
September 05, 2014 at 10:17 pm
The Nick Saltaformaggio coaching era at Hahnville started off with a bang as the Tigers dominated the Salmen Spartans in the season opener.

Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener
September 05, 2014 at 9:52 pm
Destrehan running back Will Matthews rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns in the first half to pace the Wildcats to a 47-7 blowout win over West Jefferson Friday night.

The Hahnville Tigers were impressive in their 42-12 jamboree victory over Southern Lab, but 35 of the team’s points came in the first half. Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio is still looking for a complete game from his squad. Tigers secondary will be tested against pass-happy Salmen
September 04, 2014 at 10:48 am
Despite an impressive jamboree game, Hahnville High School head coach Nick Saltaformaggio says his players have to get better if they expect to compete with Salmen High School in Friday’s season opener.

The Destrehan Wildcats storm onto the field before a jamboree victory over Lutcher. The Wildcats will officially open the season on Friday when they face off against West Jefferson. Wildcats must corral speedy West Jeff to set tone for season
September 04, 2014 at 10:01 am
Though Destrehan was able to knock off Lutcher 21-13 in the Ed Reed River Parishes Jamboree on Friday, Wildcat head coach Stephen Robicheaux felt like his team took a step back due to a plethora of penalties committed during the game– two of which negated scores.

Wesley Brown with a speckled trout caught under the lights. Beat the heat by fishing at night in Grand Isle
August 29, 2014 at 11:33 am
Those heading to Grand Isle to celebrate Labor Day weekend should take advantage of the area’s lighted docks to beat the heat while fishing at night.

Hahnville running back Norquell Flowers picks up positive yards during a practice. Hahnville hopes to iron out kinks against Southern Lab in jamboree
August 29, 2014 at 11:29 am
The Hahnville Tigers will get their first taste of live action this Friday as they take on the Southern University Laboratory School Cubs at Destrehan High School in the Ed Reed Jamboree.

Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg hands the ball to running back Will Matthews. Wildcats will fine-tune offensive attack in jamboree against Lutcher
August 29, 2014 at 11:26 am
The Destrehan Wildcats will get one final tune-up for the regular season when they host Lutcher in the Ed Reed Jamboree Friday night. If last week’s scrimmage was any indication, Destrehan fans will be treated to quite a show.

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Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
Parish wants new property tax to fund levee construction
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Rather than rely on “hopes and prayers” to find funding for the West Bank hurricane protection levee, the St. Charles Parish administration is proposing a 4-mill property tax that would allow residents to pay for the project.