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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.

Running back Davonte Clark rushes for touchdown in Hahnville's 59-35 defeat of Terrebonne. Hahnville offense rallies in hard-fought victory over Terrebonne
October 10, 2014 at 10:39 pm
Mistakes and penalties plagued Hahnville's efforts Friday night, requiring the offense to put in extra work in a 59-35 victory over Terrebonne.

Will Matthews scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter to lead the Wildcats to a 21-14 win. Matthews powers No. 2 Destrehan past Thibodaux
October 10, 2014 at 10:06 pm
With Destrehan locked in their toughest battle of the season, Wildcat running back Will Matthews provided the spark his team needed to pull out a 21-14 victory over Thibodaux.

Rickey Preston (above) and the rest of the Hahnville offense impressed early in the season but have struggled in the last two games. Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio wants to see more effort from his offensive players. Hahnville needs offense to get back on track against Terrebonne
October 09, 2014 at 11:58 am
Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio is stunned that his team is 2-3 heading into the sixth week of the 2014 football season.

Destrehan linebacker Alex Zayed and defensive end Ed Leonard combine for a tackle against Hahnville. Destrehan’s defense is holding opponents to less than 10 points per game. Defense key as Destrehan looks to stay perfect against Thibodaux
October 09, 2014 at 11:49 am
Coming off an emotional 24-6 win over rival Hahnville, the second-ranked Destrehan Wildcats will hit the road for the first time this season when they face undefeated Thibodaux.

Destrehan catches fire in second half to knock off Hahnville Destrehan catches fire in second half to knock off Hahnville
October 03, 2014 at 9:44 pm
Destrehan star Kirk Merritt caught fire in the second half, rushing for two long touchdowns to help the Wildcats topple the Hahnville Tigers 24-6 in Friday’s rivalry game.

Hahnville quarterback Austin Perrin. Hahnville's coach says squad must play perfect game to knock off Wildcats
October 03, 2014 at 9:44 am
It is only four weeks into head coach Nick Saltaformaggio’s tenure as Hahnville’s new head coach and the team is already on the playoff bubble.

Destrehan receiver Alfred Smith returns a kickoff 55 yards to set up a score in his team’s 42-17 win over Terrebonne. Wildcats will rely on ground game, but must slow unique offense
October 03, 2014 at 9:41 am
Destrehan made quite an impression when they opened district play with an emphatic 42-17 win over Terrebonne, but the road gets tougher on Friday when the Wildcats host rival Hahnville.

Linbackers Chris Marshall and Peyton Robert fall just short of keeping Thibodaux running back Jaquan Chenier out of the end zone. Last minute comeback falls short as Hahnville upset by Thibodaux
September 26, 2014 at 10:20 pm
With 32 seconds left in the game Hahnville was poised to tie up the contest after recovering an onside kick only moments earlier.

Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
Des Allemands mother: ‘I’m glad he’s off the street’
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With this week’s arrest of a New Orleans East man, Jolene Dufrene may have gotten the answers she sought about her daughter’s murder.