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Playoff quarterfinals players of the week Playoff quarterfinals players of the week
December 05, 2013 at 10:07 am
Playoff quarterfinals players of the week for the 2013 high school football season.

Wide reciever Kirk Merritt (above) and the rest of the Destrehan offense need to get off to a fast start if the Wildcats hope to knock off No. 1 Acadiana in Lafayette on Friday night. Trip to Dome at stake Wildcats battle No.1 Acadiana
December 05, 2013 at 9:41 am
An appearance in the Superdome and a shot at Destrehan’s third state championship in seven seasons will be on the line when the No. 4 Wildcats take on No. 1 Acadiana Friday night in Lafayette.

Hahnville head football coach resigns Hahnville head football coach resigns
December 02, 2013 at 3:54 pm
Hahnville head football coach Lou Valdin has resigned after 15 years with the program.

Destrehan knocks off Dutchtown, advances to state semifinals Destrehan knocks off Dutchtown, advances to state semifinals
November 29, 2013 at 9:07 pm
The Destrehan offense didn't march up and down the field on Dutcthtown on Friday like they did in their 45-14 win against the Griffins earlier in the season, but the end result was the same.

Playoffs week two players of the week Playoffs week two players of the week
November 27, 2013 at 11:01 am
Playoffs week two players of the week of the 2013 high school football season.

Hahnville, Destrehan soccer teams will face off in Steve Gleason fundraiser
November 27, 2013 at 11:01 am
The Hahnville boys soccer team is holding a No White Flags game when they host rival Destrehan on Thursday Dec. 5.

7 Tiger wrestlers place in top 3 at Rebel Open 7 Tiger wrestlers place in top 3 at Rebel Open
November 27, 2013 at 10:59 am
The Hahnville Tigers wrestling team started the season with an outstanding performance at the Rebel Open in Pearl River, Miss.

The Hahnville boys cross country team dominated their district meet and finished seventh in the state. Tigers 3-peat as district champs, finish 7th in state
November 27, 2013 at 10:56 am
The Hahnville Tigers have had a busy month, finishing the regular season as district champions for the third-straight year and coming in seventh place at the state meet.

A lot at stake in showdown at Seattle
November 27, 2013 at 10:54 am
The Seattle Seahawks (10-1) play host to the New Orleans Saints (9-2) Monday night with a whole lot at stake.

Louisiana College quarterback Easton Melancon threw 24 touchdown passes this season. Former HHS QB named Freshman of the Year
November 27, 2013 at 10:52 am
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon received a huge honor last week when he was named Freshman of the Year for the American Southwest Conference.

Hahnville quarterback Logan Martindale is sacked during the Tigers 42-14 loss to Barbe in the second round of the playoffs. Barbe proves too much for Tigers to handle in 42-14 loss
November 27, 2013 at 10:43 am
After the Barbe Buccaneers went up on the Hahnville Tigers 28-0 in the first half of last Friday’s game, it was apparent that the Tigers would need a miracle to make a comeback in the second round playoff game.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt got a few carries out of the backfield against Ruston and made them count, rushing for a 69-yard touchdown in the third quarter. Wildcats faced with tough task of beating Dutchtown twice
November 27, 2013 at 10:39 am
After rolling up more than 300 yards on the ground in their 34-7 win against Ruston, the Destrehan Wildcats advance to the Class 5A quarterfinals where they will face off against Dutchtown for the second time this season.

Dylan Keller was sacked twice before leaving the game in the second quarter with an injury. Hahnville overwhelmed by Barbe’s aggressive offense
November 22, 2013 at 10:49 pm
The Hahnville Tigers fell hard to the Barbe Bucaneers in the second round of the playoffs.

Destrehan will face Dutchtown in quarterfinals after 34-7 win Destrehan will face Dutchtown in quarterfinals after 34-7 win
November 22, 2013 at 9:34 pm
Even though the Destrehan offense struggled to stay in sync Friday night, the Wildcats still had enough firepower to ease into the quarterfinals of the Class 5A state playoffs with a 34-7 victory over Ruston.

‘Johnny Football’ comes to town
November 22, 2013 at 1:01 pm
Other than playing Alabama, the most anticipated game of the 2013 season for LSU is when Texas A&M visits Tiger Stadium Saturday afternoon.

Stephen Walker, who hunted with Jacob King and Larry Stephan, holds a gray duck and spoonbill the group killed. Despite cold front, duck hunters struggle in Salvador
November 22, 2013 at 12:58 pm
Despite a cold front that moved through the area last week, duck hunters in the Lake Salvador Management Area still struggled to find birds.

Playoffs week one players of the week Playoffs week one players of the week
November 22, 2013 at 12:54 pm
Playoffs week one players of the week of the 2013 high school football season.

Destrehan sophomore John Williams and the rest of the Wildcat receivers will need to get open in space in order for the offense to thrive against Ruston. Wildcats will have to stop physical Ruston rushing attack to advance
November 21, 2013 at 11:48 am
After dominating Terrebonne 44-0 in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs, the Destrehan Wildcats will host a Ruston squad that prides itself on its physical rushing attack.

Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
Luling toddler thrives year after heart transplant
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At this time last year, toddler Noah Townsend was near death.