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Offense clicking on all cylinders for Destrehan

For the Destrehan Wildcats, It’s beginning to look at lot like last year, and the year before — and, also, the year before that. Read More...
September 08, 2016 at 2:31 pm
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Tigers dominate opener, eye 2-0 with Patterson on deck

Hahnville dominated in its season opener, leading by as many as 35 in a rout of visiting Woodlawn-Baton Rouge. At the same time, Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio still says his team has some cleaning up to do.Read More...
September 08, 2016 at 2:10 pm
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Lightning strikes, and so does Destrehan, 45-23 over Slidell

After a lightning delay pushed back the start of Destrehan’s 2016 season two hours, a loaded Wildcats team proved worth the wait for their fans — and may have just put the rest of Class 5A on notice.Read More...
September 03, 2016 at 12:45 am
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Tigers romp to 41-20 win over Woodlawn

In 2015, Hahnville was taken to the limit by host Woodlawn before winning a tight game in the fourth quarter. But this time around, the Tigers wasted no time asserting their dominance. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 11:47 pm
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DHS alums look to make impact at LSU

When LSU takes the field this weekend, there should be some Destrehan flavor in the mix. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 9:27 am
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Tigers want to eliminate errors, maximize playmakers

Hahnville hosts Woodlawn Friday night for the third season opener under coach Nick Saltaformaggio, who has led the Tigers to victories in the season’s first week in each of the past two years. Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 9:25 am
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Wildcats want a fast start as Slidell comes to town

With a team full of new faces and hungry to establish its new identity, Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux points to this Friday night’s opener at home against Slidell as an important tone-setter.Read More...
September 02, 2016 at 9:21 am
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Fishing for Frankie finds success

A record 44 boats braved the elements August 23, to fish the 8th Annual Fishing for Frankie Memorial Bass Tournament at the old Somme's Marina in Des Allemands. Cash prizes were given for 8 places with 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners and the biggest bass winner receiving plaques in addition to cash winnings. Read More...
August 26, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Charging ahead: Wildcats travel to Lutcher for jamboree

Destrehan attempts to avenge its 2015 jamboree loss to Lutcher Friday night as the Wildcats travel to face the Bulldogs in this year’s chapter of the annual exhibition, set to begin Friday night at 6 p.m.Read More...
August 26, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Tigers size up major test at home against Jesuit

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio remembers a struggle last year against Jesuit, which left Hahnville with a 17-0 defeat in 2015 jamboree fare. It’s a night he isn’t keen on seeing repeated as his Tigers prepare to host the Blue Jays once again this season Thursday night—junior varsity kickoff is set for 6 p.m. with the varsity to follow. Read More...
August 25, 2016 at 1:20 pm
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Recalling a classic win by unbeaten champs

For the next couple of columns, I’d like to turn back the clock and reminisce about a pair of the most memorable prep football games I’ve had the opportunity to cover, one of them featuring the Hahnville Tigers and one featuring the Destrehan Wildcats, which is where we begin today: we go back to October of 2007 as the eventual undefeated 5A champions hosted East St. John.Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Travel team teammates early commits to Division I softball

Sarah VanEtta, Sarah Boquet and Gina Escude all attend different schools, but the trio of local girls have shown plenty of talent as teammates on the Louisiana Voodoo travel softball team — and that hasn’t gone unnoticed at the next level. Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Early home games could be big for Wildcats’ new starters

Early on this fall, Destrehan fans won’t generally have to go far to see their Wildcats take the gridiron.Read More...
August 19, 2016 at 8:00 am
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Fishing for Frankie set for 8th run of tourney

Eight years ago, a fishing tournament was established to help Luling’s Frankie Champagne during his battle with cancer. Champagne has since passed — the same cannot be said of his name, his memory and the things he stood for.Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 9:18 am
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Summer play encourages coach as ‘Cats aim to bounce back

Todd Bourg didn’t quite know what to expect when the coach took his Destrehan basketball team to play some live summer ball, given how many new faces would be in his rotation. Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 9:13 am
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Early season schedule to again test Hahnville on gridiron

For the first time in three off-seasons with his team, coach Nick Saltaformaggio's Hahnville Tigers will retain both their offense and defensive systems from the prior season. From that standpoint, the coach believes his team is in better position to hit the ground running in September - in theory. Read More...
August 12, 2016 at 9:11 am
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Hahnville mother aided efforts to ban corporal punishment for special needs students
Hahnville mother aided efforts to ban corporal punishment for special needs students
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Allison Badgerow was so ready to comment on state Rep. Franklin Foil's House Bill 69 aimed at banning corporal punishment for special needs students that she overcame her fear of public speaking to recount her autistic son's traumatic experience.