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FAN OF THE WEEK FAN OF THE WEEK
October 29, 2008 at 4:00 pm
During prep football season, the Herald-Guide cameras are hitting both the Wildcat and Tiger sidelines hoping to capture the Fan of the Week.

Destrehan baseball team holds golf tournament in effort to raise funds
October 29, 2008 at 3:58 pm
The Destrehan baseball team will host a golf tournament on Monday, Nov. 24 at the Ormond Country Club in Destrehan.

Orange Crushers are All-Stars Orange Crushers are All-Stars
October 29, 2008 at 3:56 pm
Orange Crushers are the 7-8 year-old All-Stars for St. Charles Parish.

Destrehan senior defensive leaders Darrington Sentimore, Antonio Parker and Rufus Porter have led the Wildcats to a 7-0 record and the top spot in the district standings. Wildcat head coach Stephen Robicheaux says their level of play makes everyone on the Wildcat defensive trio make Destrehan too tough for opponents
October 29, 2008 at 3:54 pm
Last season, Destrehan relied on its talented offensive playmakers, but this year, it's the other side of the ball that has kept the Wildcats undefeated and in prime position to compete for another state championship.

Local soccer team wins big Local soccer team wins big
October 29, 2008 at 3:52 pm
The Flamin'’ Hot Chee Weez, a St. Charles U12 Division 1 soccer team, placed first in the Sugarfest Tournament in Raceland Oct. 18 and 19.

Hunter education classes offered
October 29, 2008 at 3:49 pm
The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office will offer a 16-hour hunter safety education course to the public on the following dates: Nov. 7 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Nov. 8 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shooting Stars basketball league designed for kids with disabilities
October 29, 2008 at 3:48 pm
The St. Charles Parish Recreation Department is now registering for the new Shooting Stars Basketball program, designed for children ages 5 to 18 with disabilities.

Destrehan receiver Corey Vidal gets some air and comes down with a nice catch against East St. John. Vidal had 114 receiving yards to help the Wildcats stay undefeated with a 23-7 win. With perfect season on the line, DHS ready for East Ascension
October 29, 2008 at 3:45 pm
Once again, it took the Destrehan offense a little while to get going, but once it did, there was no stopping them.

Saints fans rest for BYE
October 29, 2008 at 3:44 pm
This past week has to go down as one of the darkest in recent years for New Orleans Saints fans - so, I’d say that it’s about time for a bye week.

Jordan Jefferson may start for LSU
October 29, 2008 at 3:44 pm
Just a quick prediction, but I think LSU head coach Les Miles is very close to inserting former Destrehan High School standout quarterback Jordan Jefferson into the lineup.

Hahnville running back Alfred Blue fights for some tough yards against Dutchtown last week. Blue finished with 147 yards on 26 carries and scored four touchdowns. Once again, Tigers called on to stop dangerous ground game
October 29, 2008 at 3:41 pm
After a glance at the final score, most people would assume Hahnville and Dutchtown just got finished playing an exciting high school basketball game, with both teams combining for 97 points and the Tigers pulling it out at the last second by a 49-48 score.

NORTHSHORE. Roadside fishing off along Lake Ponchatrain is providing anglers with great conditions for catching speckled trout, redfish and blue-claw crabs. Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
October 29, 2008 at 3:36 pm
I made a scouting trip during the summer to find places to fish other than Grand Isle, Lake Salvador and Lake Cataouatche.

Danzell Lockett, and the rest of the Hahnville defense came through once again last week, but will really be challenged Friday by Dutchtown’s impressive running game. Tigers faced with difficult task of stopping Dutchtown backs
October 22, 2008 at 4:29 pm
Hahnville was able to bounce back from a tough loss to Destrehan by way of a huge 31-8 win over East Ascension, which moved the Tigers to 4-2 on the season and evened out their district record at 1-1.

Herald-Guide PLAYMAKERS
October 22, 2008 at 1:31 pm
DARZEL WASHINGTON

Washington, who was picked as a Herald-Guide Playmaker last week, got the award once again after tearing through East Ascension for 8 tackles and 3 sacks, leading his team to a 31-8 win in the process.

DEFENSE. Destrehan High School’s Ladycats volleyball team beat Hahnville High School on Oct. 15, but it was their defeat of St. Amant on Oct. 20 that pushed them into a first place district spot.
DHS Ladycats net first-place district spot
October 22, 2008 at 1:29 pm
On Oct. 15, the Destrehan High School Ladycats varsity volleyball team out served parish rivals, the Hahnville High School Lady Tigers to net a victory at the teams’ second meeting of the season.

Saints leave Carolina black and blue
October 22, 2008 at 1:26 pm
In writing this article I feel the same way I felt back in September of 2007 when the Indianapolis Colts defeated the New Orleans Saints 41-10.

The Destrehan defense has been outstanding so far this year, and will be called on once again to slow down a tough East St. John squad. Tough early schedule makes East St. John dangerous foe
October 22, 2008 at 1:25 pm
After Destrehan failed to score in the first half against winless St. Amant, many in the stands wondered if this was a nightmarish flashback to last year, when the Wildcats needed a blocked field goal to keep their undefeated season in tact.

UP AND RUNNING. Bridgeside Marina in Grand Isle has powered restored with a fully stocked grocery department. The marina has ice, shrimp and poogies, and crabs and mullet.  Ms. Dodie expects that fishermen will be in force with fall fishing. Herald-Guide Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald
October 22, 2008 at 1:22 pm
A recent scouting trip into the Salvador Management Area revealed a ridge where acorns were falling on its banks.

Wildcats forge new identity
Wildcats forge new identity
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After finishing last season 14-1 and losing a host of key players to graduation, the Destrehan Wildcats regrouped this spring to find a new identity.