Sports




River Parish Mudcats win 2 championships River Parish Mudcats win 2 championships
May 16, 2007 at 3:53 pm
The River Parish Mudcats, a 12-year-old select team representing St. Charles and St. John Parishes, captured tournament championships at the Monster Slam USSSA Tournament held in Belle Chasse the weekend of April 21 to 22 and the Big Barrel Challenge held at Robert Park in Gonzales on May 6 and 7.

Hahnville High soccer boys make All-District
May 16, 2007 at 3:52 pm
Congratulations to the following HHS Boys Soccer Players who were named to the All-District, Division I-5A, District VI Soccer Team.

Saints players visit St. Charles Borromeo Saints players visit St. Charles Borromeo
May 16, 2007 at 3:51 pm
St. Charles Borromeo School in Destrehan held their annual All Sports Athletic Banquet, which honored the following teams: flag football, volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, cheerleading, and dance team.

Americans urged to get off their ‘chairs’ & start moving around
May 16, 2007 at 3:50 pm
Seven in 10 Americans are not regularly active even during their leisure time. LSU AgCenter nutritionist Dr. Beth Reames says that most people can enjoy greater health benefits with longer and more vigorous physical activity than they typically do.

Deer season was a success, says state game recognition program
May 16, 2007 at 3:48 pm
The Louisiana Big Game Recognition Program has added 19 deer so far to their Big Buck Harvest List for the 2006-07 deer season.

WHIRL WIND: Cyclones are state champions WHIRL WIND: Cyclones are state champions
May 16, 2007 at 3:46 pm
The St. Charles Cyclones U18 Divison 1 team of the St. Charles Soccer Club, recently won the 2007 U18 Division 1 Louisiana Soccer Association State Championship, in Alexandria the weekend of April 28.

HHS Sports Week with Megan Waters
May 16, 2007 at 3:40 pm
Track and Field

Season Update: At the Louisiana State University Outdoor State Track Championship, the HHS Tigers took home 9th place within the entire state.

DHS Sports Week with Randi Marshall
May 16, 2007 at 3:38 pm
Desty Darlings

Season Update: The Desty Darlings held officer tryouts on Friday, May 4.

Dayton Bordelon to attend McNeese State Dayton Bordelon to attend McNeese State
May 16, 2007 at 3:37 pm
Congratulations to HHS Senior, Dayton Bordelon, who recently committed to McNeese State University on a four year golf scholarship.

SEASON OVER. Destrehan High’s Wildcat baseball team ended the season losing to Jesuit Catholic 7-1, but ends the season with a 9-4 record. Destrehan High loses to Jesuit, ends season 9-4
May 16, 2007 at 3:34 pm
For most teams, to be able to come back from losing the district title and play in the quarterfinal game at Zephyr's Stadium would be a Cinderella story.

OYSTERS: Season set to open for 15 short days
May 16, 2007 at 3:33 pm
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Secretary Bryant O. Hammett, Jr. announced a 15-day oyster season in the Little Lake Public area.

Are YOUR kids ready for summer?
May 16, 2007 at 3:30 pm
THIBODAUX – Nicholls State University is offering numerous youth activities over the summer months. They include:

Road trip travel tips
May 16, 2007 at 3:29 pm
Are we there yet? Those four little words can fast become the bane of any family road trip.

Niah Yoriana Aldave, born November 4, 2006. Birth Announcements
May 16, 2007 at 3:22 pm
Niah Yoriana Aldave, pictured at right, was born on November 4, 2006 to proud parents Tobie Fletcher and Luigui Aldave. The family resides in New Jersey. Maternal grandparents are Deanna and Robert Fletcher of Luling. Paternal grandparents are Cristina and Luis Aldave of Lima, Peru. Congratulations to Tobie and Luigui!

VIPs
May 16, 2007 at 3:20 pm
The National Society of High School Scholars announces that Lex D. Vieregge from Des Allemands of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts High School has been selected for membership in the society. He is the son of Kristin Matherne and the grandson and Ernest and Mary Ann Matherne of Des Allemands.

Love is in the air
May 16, 2007 at 3:18 pm
Smith - Laurent Engagement

Willie and Glenna Smith of Ama announce the engagement of their daughter, Laci Lois Smith to Beau Thomas Laurent, son of Darla and Mark Hendrix of Raceland and Terry and Melissa Laurent of Des Allemands.

Is your home safe from these electrical hazards?
May 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm
Your home is your castle, whether you live in a tiny studio apartment in the city or a sprawling manison in the suburbs. But is your castle really as safe and secure as your think?

MONEYTALK with Al Suffrin
May 16, 2007 at 3:12 pm
Dear Mr. Suffrin: I am a 17-year-old senior at Destrehan High School and I need to find a way to earn and start saving money for my senior trip.

Cow slobber to treat ringworm? Local author delves into strange world of folk medicine
Cow slobber to treat ringworm? Local author delves into strange world of folk medicine
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After decades of research into the strange world of folk medicine, former pharmacy professor Eddie Boyd has released a book filled with unique African-American home remedies that have been passed down from generation to generation.