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Destrehan senior defensive end Brennon Nora (right) leads his teammates in celebration after the Wildcats secured a spot in the Class 5A state championship game with their 21-14 win over Baton Rouge Central. For more informat Wildcats put everything on the line against West Monroe
December 11, 2008 at 12:12 pm
The Destrehan Wildcats just refuse to lose.

VICTORY. For Lady Tiger seniors, winning the Battle on the Bayou soccer tournament was a first.  Winning their own tournament is a huge morale booster, says coach Shaun Crochet. HHS Lady Tigers take out the competition at annual soccer tournament
December 11, 2008 at 12:12 pm
Eight teams from across the region competed in the annual Battle on the Bayou tournament last weekend.

Walkin’ to N.O.
December 11, 2008 at 12:05 pm
In 1963 musician Fats Domino came out with the song “I’m Walking to New Orleans.” For the Destrehan High School football team, the most appropriate term today would be “I’m walking back to New Orleans.”

SQUEALING GAME. Outdoor columnist Bruce McDonald says that wild pigs have been harvested in every parish in the state. Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
December 11, 2008 at 12:03 pm
Deer have already patterned many hunters. They know the times you arrive and the time you leave. They’re watching you.

Destrehan Wildcats (from left to right) Rufus Porter, Brennon Nora and Devon Walker surround a Higgins runner in last week’s 27-18 victory. Destrehan was trailing Higgins 18-6 heading into the fourth, but rallied to score three touchdowns for the win. Now Back at home, Wildcats one win from state title game
December 03, 2008 at 1:43 pm
Destrehan is one win away from returning to the Class 5A state championship, though they needed a big time comeback against Higgins to get into this Friday's semifinal game with Baton Rouge Central.

WILD HOG. Outdoor reporter Bruce McDonald is pictured with the hog that he killed with one shot from a 130-grain, 270-caliber at 100 yards. McDonald says that he will make sausage with the animals meat. Check out this week’s column for processing tips and Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
December 03, 2008 at 1:43 pm
With the Thanksgiving holidays behind us, we now turn our attention to the Christmas season. Most hunters have killed enough game for to last them a while.

PARISH CHAMPS. The Des Allemands Gators defeated their title in the 2008 championship game. D.A. Gators remain undefeated champs
December 03, 2008 at 1:42 pm
The undefeated Des Allemands Gators won their 24th game in a row in their second season to win the title of St. Charles Parish Champions in the 6-7-8-year-old division.

HHS GIRLS SOCCER. Leslie Jefferson, 14, Jessica Donnaud, 12, and Jenessa Duncan, 18, look to a score against Covington on Nov. 20. The Lady Tigers beat their opponent 3-0. Battle on the BAYOU
December 03, 2008 at 1:42 pm
Both Destrehan and Hahnville girls soccer teams are perfecting techniques and busy practicing for the annual Battle on the Bayou tournament which is set for Dec. 6 and 7 at the J.B. Martin/R.J. Vial Soccer Complex in Paradis.

Is that a wrap?
December 03, 2008 at 12:53 pm
With four games left to play the Saints are 6-6 and with Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit and Carolina left on the schedule the Saints are starring at the 7-9 finish of 2007.

SCC swim team members placed un metro meet SCC swim team members placed un metro meet
November 26, 2008 at 12:14 pm
St. Charles Catholic High School swim team members placing in the Metro New Orleans High School Swim League finals pictured , Alex Zenicki, Adam Fisher, Kaila Klibert, Pierre St. Martin, and Ben Brady.

Andouille Festival announces run winners Andouille Festival announces run winners
November 26, 2008 at 12:13 pm
Over 200 runners and walkers participated in the 29th annual Andouille Run, which was held Sunday, October 19 in conjunction with the St. John Parish Andouille Festival.

HHS Lady Tiger set to play All-Star volleyball HHS Lady Tiger set to play All-Star volleyball
November 26, 2008 at 12:11 pm
Congratulations to Hahnville High School senior, Raven Scott. She was selected to play in the LHSAA All-Star volleyball game at Nicholls State University on Saturday, Nov. 22.

St. Charles Vipers win Gobbler Cup St. Charles Vipers win Gobbler Cup
November 26, 2008 at 12:10 pm
The Division 1 St. Charles Vipers U-13 soccer team won the championship at the Gobbler Cup in Houma, Louisiana.

Trudy Plaisance participates in state track competition Trudy Plaisance participates in state track competition
November 26, 2008 at 12:10 pm
Trudy Plaisance, a 7th grade student at R. K. Smith Middle School, participated in the Gumbo - Games Uniting Mind and Body state track competition in Alexandria.

Thigpen signs with Mississippi State Thigpen signs with Mississippi State
November 26, 2008 at 12:08 pm
Thigpen, a 6’0”, 190 lbs right-handed Cather, from Luling, signed to play for Mississippi State University.

LA Crushers take all at Rumble on the River LA Crushers take all at Rumble on the River
November 26, 2008 at 12:07 pm
LA Crusher's 10U team won first place at LA Hurricane's "Rumble on The River" tournament held at West Bank Bridge Park on Nov. 16.

HHS LADY TIGERS. The Hahnville High School’s girls basketball team had a record season last year, making it to the Ladies Top 28. The girls hope to win state this year. BASKETBALL
November 26, 2008 at 12:06 pm
Destrehan Boys Basketball

The Destrehan High School boys basketball team is looking for a repeat season from last year.

NOVEMBER FISHING. Hunter McDonald is pictured fishing in Lake Cataouatche. Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
November 26, 2008 at 12:03 pm
Attention all hunters - this what you have been waiting for since hunting season closed last year. Every game season is open, ducks, rabbit, squirrel, deer, and doves.

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