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Saints lose McKenzie, hoping to have Colston, Bush face off against the Chicago Bears
December 27, 2007 at 10:04 am
METAIRIE (AP) - A fluke injury on a crazy play has ended Saints cornerback Mike McKenzie's season, making New Orleans' slim playoff hopes even slimmer.

McNabb becomes the Christmas Grinch
December 27, 2007 at 10:02 am
In a playoff type atmosphere the New Orleans Saints saw a Pro-Bowl type performance by Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb possibly end their hopes for a spot in postseason action.

Hahnville’s Lady Tigers warm up for annual tournament
December 27, 2007 at 10:01 am
Hahnville High School’s Lady Tigers basketball ball team and the Destrehan High School Lady Wildcats are suiting up for one of the season’s biggest competitions - the annual Rumble on the River at the Alario Center in Westwego on Dec. 27 through Dec. 30.

Hahnville High boys soccer team wins BIG in back-to-back tourney
December 19, 2007 at 12:11 pm
The Hahnville Boys' Soccer team recently won two tournaments on consecutive weekends.

NICE SHOT NICE SHOT
December 19, 2007 at 12:05 pm
NATURAL TALENT. Alissa Cavaretta, the 12-year-old daughter of Frank and Tina Acosta Cavaretta of Luling, killed her first buck of the season.

ALL-AMERICAN. Destrehan High School snare drummer, Stephen Tublin (middle) will perform with the U.S. Army All-American Band in the Jan. 5, 2008 All-American Bowl. Tublin is pictured (l to r) with Sgt Brooks, Band Director Byron Toups and Staff Sgt. LaBra Destrehan drummer invited to perform in Jan. 5 bowl game
December 19, 2007 at 12:00 pm
Stephen Tumblin of Destrehan High School has been selected as a member of the inaugural U.S. Army All-American Marching Band, an honor celebrating the values and strengths these standouts share with Army Strong Soldiers.

Saints still in the hunt
December 19, 2007 at 11:52 am
The Saints 31-24 win over the Cardinals got them back to the .500 mark and a 7-7 record with two games left to go in the regular season.

AIRBORNE. Hahnville High’s Lady Tiger basketball team beat out 13 other high schools in the regional St. Charles Shootout Tournament. HHS guard, Nadia Cox # 21, rides the air and makes a big score for the team. St. Charles Shootout
December 19, 2007 at 11:49 am
The Hahnville High School girls basketball team slam dunked 13 competitors in the 2007 St. Charles Shootout tournament and snagged the championship title with a 44-42 win over Ellender Memorial.

Richard receives All-American honors by national organization
December 12, 2007 at 2:05 pm
Former Destrehan High School and current Georgia Tech standout defensive tackle Darryl Richard was named a second-team academic All-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

The GOLDEN ERA of River Parishes football
December 12, 2007 at 2:04 pm
We have all heard our parents and grandparents reminisce about the good old days and about how things were so much better in the past.

Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson wins Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year Destrehan’s Jordan Jefferson wins Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year
December 12, 2007 at 2:01 pm
Destrehan High School standout quarterback Jordan Jefferson is the 2007 winner of the Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year award for the state of Louisiana.

Destrehan offensive playmakers Jordan Jefferson, Tim Molton, Jerico Nelson and Damaris Johnson helped their team capture the Wildcat’s first state title since 1973. DOME-ination
December 12, 2007 at 1:56 pm
For the first time in 24 years, the Destrehan Wildcats are the top team in the state.

The HIGHS and LOWS of playing football
December 05, 2007 at 12:33 pm
Covering sports over the last 23 years has given me a good perspective of the highs and lows of what really goes on in the sports world.

GOOD CATCH. Destrehan receiver and LSU signee Tim Molton catches a pass from fellow LSU signee Jordan Jefferson
during the first quarter of the Wildcats’ 59-7 rout of Westgate.
VICTORY
December 05, 2007 at 12:29 pm
It only took Destrehan one quarter to lock up an appearance in the 2007 5A state championship game, as the Wildcats used 20 points in that frame, and 18 more in the second, to cruise to a 59-7 semifinal win over Westgate.

Shrimp industry’s struggles hit Grand Isle
November 28, 2007 at 1:21 pm
GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) _ This old fishing town is losing one shrimp dock, and now it may lose the only one left on an island where life has always been about fishing.

St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record St. Charles Extreme win Recreational State Cup with 4-0 tourney record
November 28, 2007 at 1:17 pm
The St. Charles Extreme won the U-12 Recreational State Soccer Cup in New Orleans.

The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win The Mimosa Dolphins end perfect season with championship win
November 28, 2007 at 1:16 pm
The Mimosa Dolphins girls basketball team completed a perfect season by winning the St.Charles Parish 7 and 8-year-old girls tournament.

11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship 11-year-old baseball team places first in Katz Baseball Championship
November 28, 2007 at 1:14 pm
The Louisiana Heat, an 11-year old baseball team recently took first place in the Katz Baseball Tournament.

$400,000 grant will help locals get free on-the-job training in high-demand fields
$400,000 grant will help locals get free on-the-job training in high-demand fields
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St. Charles Parish job seekers with little to no work experience will get a lift after a $400,000 grant was provided to the River Parishes office of the Louisiana Workforce Commission for on-the-job training.