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St. Charles Herald-Guide’s High School PLAYMAKERS
September 24, 2008 at 2:16 pm
Hahnville running back Jai Steib loves contact - and that's evident to anyone who watches him play the game of football.

Oh no, not again
September 24, 2008 at 2:13 pm
For the third straight week the New Orleans Saints’ offense had an opportunity to seal away a victory and they came up short with yardage in running plays.

ON FIRE.Destrehan quarterback Wynrick Smothers has a 74 percent completion percentage after two games. Destrehan’s offensive line leading the charge so far
September 24, 2008 at 2:10 pm
Going into the season, everyone knew that Destrehan was loaded on defense. And while that unit has certainly played lights out so far, the offense has been extremely efficient, needing only two games to rack up 76 points.

RUSHING. Hahnville running back Jai Steib rushed for 173 yards and three touchdowns against Helen Cox. HHS faces tough test against stout O.P. Walker defense
September 24, 2008 at 2:06 pm
Hahnville was able to bounce back from their overtime loss to South Plaquemine, using three rushing touchdowns by Jai Steib to steamroll Helen Cox 32-12 and move to 1-1 on the season.

NICE CATCH. Speckled trout are still in the surf around the GI rocks. Here Lisa Lottinger Cuccia catches a respectable speck near the mid-island rocks this past summer. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
September 24, 2008 at 2:04 pm
After three weeks of Hurricanes, Gustav, Hanna and Ike, Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf Coast have earned a well-deserved break from the weather.

PLAY MAKER. Destrehan’s Rufus Porter was everywhere on Sunday and made several big stops in the DHS victory. Wildcats pick up right where they left off, throttle St. James
September 17, 2008 at 2:28 pm
Destrehan may have faced an almost two-week delay to the official start of their 2008 season, but it wasn't obvious on Sunday afternoon.

Tigers struggle offensively in overtime loss to Hurricanes Tigers struggle offensively in overtime loss to Hurricanes
September 17, 2008 at 2:02 pm
Even though South Plaquemine was missing several players due to the devastation caused by Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, their stars were on the field Monday night, and that's all that mattered.

Saints lose 9-point lead against Redskins
September 17, 2008 at 1:29 pm
After watching the New Orleans Saints fall to the Washington Redskins 29-24 there is just one word to describe the loss, disappointing.

Local Little League team places third in district tournament Local Little League team places third in district tournament
September 15, 2008 at 2:31 pm
LEAGUE WINNERS. The West St. Charles 15 and 16-year-old Little League placed third the in district tournament.

Hahnville High School ROTC cadets attend summer leadership school Hahnville High School ROTC cadets attend summer leadership school
September 15, 2008 at 10:04 am
Hahnville High School students from LA-933 attended a week long Summer Leadership School sponsored by the Senior ROTC Program at Louisiana Tech University.

Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
September 15, 2008 at 9:58 am
A question was asked to me two days after Gustav slammed in to the Louisiana coastline: "What does a fisherman do during a hurricane?" Lori Eusea wanted to know.

Recreational and travel teams could share parks
September 15, 2008 at 9:56 am
St. Charles Parish Councilman-at-large Terry Authement and District III Councilwoman Wendy Benedetto met with parish officials last week with a plan to bring parish recreational baseball groups and travel team baseball groups together in the parish.

SUPER WINNERS. The Crescent City Hooks won the national
championship in Oklahoma in July. Crescent City Hooks win Super Series
September 15, 2008 at 9:54 am
The Crescent City Hooks, a 13-year-old baseball team based out of Destrehan, won the Super Series American Division National Championship the week of July 11 through 18 in Tulsa, Okla.

Destrehan and Hahnville will take the field on Aug. 28 at Hahnville High School’s stadium. The Tigers will get the event started with a 6:30 p.m. game against St. James, with the Wildcats taking on Lutcher shortly after. There will also be an HHS stadium Tigers, Wildcats go through one final tune-up
August 27, 2008 at 12:14 pm
The Tigers and the Wildcats will take to the field on Aug. 28 when both teams take part in a four-squad jamboree at the Hahnville High School stadium.

LSU - climbing back up college football’s tall mountaintop
August 27, 2008 at 12:14 pm
Last year at this time I, along with a host of other college football analysts, picked the LSU Tigers to win the 2007 BCS National Championship.

LAKE CATAOUATCHE. Grass at the Louisiana Cypress Canals is still producing bream. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
August 27, 2008 at 12:14 pm
Red fish are in the local lakes and the passes. Speckle trout are piled-up along the coast and schooling up over the inland reefs. Bass, bream and sac-au-lait are active as the summer time winds down.

Colin Troxler named player of the year in kids’ summer golf tour
August 27, 2008 at 12:13 pm
Colin Troxler was awarded the Player of the Year Award for his age group in the 2008 U.S. Kids Summer Tour that took place in the surrounding Baton Rouge area.

Hahnville touchdown club meets every Tuesday
August 27, 2008 at 12:13 pm
The Hahnville High School Touchdown Club is an organization that supports the players, cheerleaders, trainers and coaches at HHS throughout the football season.

Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses
Ochsner reconsiders termination of 12 St. Charles hospital nurses
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Only a week after Ochsner Health System officials made a blindsiding announcement that they would terminate 21 nurses after taking over management of St. Charles Parish Hospital, 12 of those employees have been invited to stay.