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All-Stars win USSSA Memorial All-Stars win USSSA Memorial
August 21 at 2:44 pm
The St. Charles Parish All-Star 7-year-old boys baseball team finished their season with a tournament win at the USSSA Dennis Estay Memorial Tournament.

The 10U LA Hurricanes brought home some championship hardware from Florida. ‘Canes take home trophy at USSSA World Series
August 21 at 12:42 pm
The 10U LA Hurricanes softball team, based out of St. Charles Parish, recently traveled to Orlando, Fla. to play in the 10U USSSA World Series at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.

Louisiana-Lafayette’s Beau Robinson earned All-Louisiana status in both cross country and track and field. Former HHS star is All-Louisiana
August 21 at 12:30 pm
Former Hahnville distance running star Beau Robinson was a little apprehensive when his track and field coach at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette told him he’d be competing in the steeplechase this season, a competition he had no experience with.

Hahnville quarterback Mike Neal looks downfield during a Tigers intrasquad scrimmage. Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville
August 21 at 12:26 pm
Hahnville will have a new look on offense this season, and second year Tigers’ coach Nick Saltaformaggio says the process of getting used to it might take a while.

Jesse Lynn LeBoeuf overcame injury to earn major swimming honors this summer. Swimmer shakes off injury, makes waves in competition
August 14 at 2:53 pm
What should have and could have been a season ending injury motivated a 14-year-old Montz resident to do what her doctor said was improbable, if not impossible.

Hahnville’s Anthony Williams recently received an offer from Tulane. Colleges already eyeing HHS sophomore back
August 14 at 2:10 pm
Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio has big plans for sophomore running back Anthony Williams — and so does Tulane coach Curtis Johnson, if he has his way.

Former Destrehan star Rickey Jefferson has become a key contributor to the LSU defense. Jefferson enjoys role with Tigers
August 14 at 1:48 pm
Patrick Peterson. Tyrann Mathieu. Morris Claiborne. Eric Reid. Those are just a few of the names that have led LSU to be renowned nationwide for its great defensive back play, year in and year out. And Destrehan alumnus Rickey Jefferson aims to add his name to that list.

Local hoops teams offer excitement, promise
August 07 at 2:39 pm
I’m extremely excited about the basketball potential in the area. I’ve interviewed three coaches on the hoops side so far about their summer progress … and each went 9-1 in summer league play. Perhaps it’s a good sign of things to come; I, at least, expect it to be such.

Donovan Isom has transferred to Southeastern. Former DHS QB transfers to SLU
August 07 at 1:01 pm
Just days after a fire largely destroyed the Edgard home he grew up in, former Destrehan High School football star Donovan Isom declared he is transferring from the University of Utah to Southeastern Louisiana University.

Devonte Cravin finds a seam and cuts upfield in 2014 action. Tigers will face ‘rugged’ schedule
August 07 at 11:49 am
Hahnville head football coach Nick Saltaformaggio believes wholeheartedly that good football teams should test themselves regularly against strong competition. The Tigers 2015 schedule shows him to be a man who practices what he preaches.

Louisiana College’s Easton Melancon scans the field. Former HHS QB earns milestone
August 07 at 10:45 am
Former Hahnville quarterback Easton Melancon has excelled at the collegiate level, and he was recognized for his efforts once again recently.

Destrehan quarterback Kohen Granier is expected to enter the coming football season as starter. Destrehan will be put to the test throughout 2015 football season
July 31 at 12:15 pm
Destrehan hasn’t lost many games over the past two seasons. In fact, the Wildcats haven’t tasted on-field defeat at all in each of the past two regular seasons, en route to semifinalist and finalist finishes, respectively, in Class 5A.

Rick Spring New HHS hoops coach brings exciting style
July 31 at 9:16 am
Spring is in the air at Hahnville.

Marquise Darensbourg, during a DHS game last year. Former DHS QB ruled ineligible for 2015 season
July 24 at 11:58 am
Former Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg transferred to East St. John in February but was recently ruled ineligible to play for the 2015-16 season by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association.

Jordan did Mavericks wrong
July 24 at 11:24 am
I might as well weigh in on that bizarre DeAndre Jordan situation that broke out between the NBA’s Clippers and Mavericks, although it’s a bit after the fact.

Former Tulane and NFL star JaJuan Dawson played under H.L. Bourgeois assistant and Luling resident Bruce McDonald during his prep days. Dawson passed away last week due to a boating accident. In memory of a star
July 24 at 10:53 am
Luling resident and former coach Bruce McDonald remembers a specific game in 1992 on the prep gridiron, one that made clear to many what he already knew: that his H.L. Bourgeois Braves’ sophomore wide receiver, JaJuan Dawson, was a special player in the making.

David Green looks to dish the ball off during a district game last season. Wildcats go 9-1 against tough summer slate
July 24 at 10:45 am
Destrehan boys basketball coach Todd Bourg is excited about his team’s prospects for the prep basketball season, and who can blame him?

Pelicans seem primed to soar
July 17 at 1:26 pm
There are no new faces lacing the roster of the New Orleans Pelicans. A multi-time champion and divisional rival added two major pieces (LaMarcus Aldridge and David West to San Antonio), while another division foe added one of the league’s most coveted free agents (DeAndre Jordan to Dallas).

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Keep calm and chive on
Keep calm and chive on
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A $70,000 handicap van and Comfee seat recently donated by Chive Charities came as enormous relief to Carissa Oxford of Luling, who is determined to stay the course on helping her son, Alex, deal with a rare debilitating disease.