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Luling native Koelling named Mississippi’s best

Luling native and Southern Miss senior outfielder Tyler Koelling was named the 2011 recipient of the Cellular South Ferriss Trophy, given to the top collegiate baseball player in the state of Mississippi.Read More...
June 08, 2011 at 1:51 pm
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Grasshoppers win parish title

The St. Charles Parish Grasshoppers won the 2011 9/10 girls softball parish championship last week by a 5-3 score.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:28 pm
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Sacks full of sac-a-lait in Cataouatche

Launching at the Bayou Segnette State Park, Kenny Domangue, Pete Cassange and I took a quick boat ride along the ring levee to the Whiskey Canal, then headed across Lake Cataouatche. Read More...
June 02, 2011 at 2:27 pm
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HHS wrestler breaks down barriers in first-place finish

At 5’1”, 103 pounds, Cammi LaRosee's body seems custom-made for cheerleading and gymnastics, two sports that the Hahnville High School upcoming senior excelled in when she was younger.
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June 02, 2011 at 2:25 pm
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Franchise team captures title

STC Edwards 13-14 boys Franchise team won the championship this Saturday, at the West Bank Bridge Park. Read More...
May 27, 2011 at 10:34 am
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Basketball team wins international championship

The St. Charles Parish 11-12 year old girls All-Star basketball team won the Biddy International Championship after beating New Orleans by a 52-50 score in overtime.
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May 27, 2011 at 10:33 am
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Tigers end spring without game for first time in years

For the first time in years, the Hahnville Tigers didn't hold an annual game to end the spring. But the coaches still got a chance to get players on film for evaluation purposes in a full-contact scrimmage on Monday.
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May 27, 2011 at 10:31 am
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Night shrimping cure for fishing overload

Last week, a late season cold front pushed through the area and caused low water conditions. Most of the popular areas to fish were inaccessible.
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May 27, 2011 at 10:23 am
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Destrehan’s stingy defense shines in Garnet-Gray game

Destrehan head coach Chris Stroud came away impressed with the play of two separate defenses after the Garnet squad battled the Gray squad to a 7-7 tie in the school's spring game on Saturday.
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May 27, 2011 at 10:20 am
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All-Star team places second in international tournament

The St. Charles Parish 13-14 boys All-Star basketball team finished as International runners-up. Read More...
May 19, 2011 at 3:13 pm
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Crushers finish first at classic

The LA Crushers 10U team won first place in the 11th Annual Crush Classic held at Coquille Sports Complex in Covington on May14-15. The team went undefeated for the weekend and defeated the LA Lightning to win the championship.
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May 19, 2011 at 3:12 pm
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Destrehan’s upcoming seniors take ownership of football team

Watching the Destrehan football team practice this spring, it's easy to see a difference between this squad and the one that struggled to a 3-7 record last year. While last year it was the coaches alone who provided encouragement, this year the seniors have stepped in to help with that role.
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May 19, 2011 at 12:50 pm
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Competition for open spots bringing out best in Tigers

There will be plenty of new faces on the football field for Hahnville next season, as the Tigers lost several key starters due to graduation. But because so many positions are open, head coach Lou Valdin says the intense competition has made for a good spring.
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May 19, 2011 at 12:44 pm
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Catfish, bass bite on in Cataouatche

Last week Pete Cassange and I made an afternoon fishing trip to Lake Cataouatche and we decided to fish for catfish and then head towards the La Cypress Canal. Read More...
May 12, 2011 at 11:12 am
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Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
Mother doesn't want toddler who drowned to have died in vain
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Recalling how 2-year-old Kevin J. "Bubba" Cortez III loved being by the bayou and on the boat with his papa, his parents wept as they emphasized how much they didn't want others to lose a child the way they did.