|For the love of the game
August 10, 2006 at 12:19 pm
For Wayne Baloney and A.M. Charles, providing an opportunity for young men to play a sport that they love was an easy endeavor. As members of the First Baptist Church of Paradis, these two men, thirteen years ago, made an idea come alive as they established their Annual Christian Basketball Tournament.
|Montgomery makes his mark at Samford University
July 19, 2006 at 12:30 pm
Life for Trey Montgomery has changed tremendously since he left the halls of Destrehan High School in May of 2005. His first year at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama gave him a better opportunity to see what life will require from him to be successful.
|Bordelon strives for excellence
June 14, 2006 at 11:47 am
Dayton Bordelon, a 17 year- old golfer from Hahnville High School, is keeping his dream of playing at the college level, possibly professionally, alive by playing competively during the summer.
|Track team sprints into summer
June 07, 2006 at 3:17 pm
The St. Charles Striders, a summer track team known to produce national champs such as Jaii Scott, long jump; Chris Richards, long jump, triple jump, 100 and 200 meters; Traun Smith, triple jump; and Jarvis Harris, triple jump.
|Hoops not just for kids
May 31, 2006 at 2:44 pm
St. Charles Parish has an Industrial Basketball League that provides opportunities for men for fellowship with their colleagues while doing one of their favorite past times.
|Lumar signs with Bossier
May 31, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Graduating May 18, Reginald R. Lumar is ready for the next phase of his journey. His decision to accept a full basketball scholarship to Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier, Louisiana is just the beginning that he is very excited about.
|Wildcats closeout season
May 17, 2006 at 2:46 pm
With the loss of several leading players from last year, the Destrehan Wildcats managed to complete their season taking second in the district. They entered into the playoffs tackling one game at a time.
|Tigers create joy in Hahnville
May 10, 2006 at 12:14 pm
Hahnville entered into the playoffs as district champs and has managed to gain victories over their first two opponents in the playoffs.
|Destrehan's softball team closes out season
May 03, 2006 at 11:25 am
Destrehan Girl's Softball Team placed second in the district and ended their season losing in the first round of the play-offs against Natchitoches Central with a score of 4-1.
|A Field of Dreams
May 03, 2006 at 11:22 am
It is that time of year again when our young children will begin to discover their field of dreams.
Alex Waltz, now 15, has loved the game of baseball since the age of two. “He started with a plastic Coke bottle as his bat and the cap to the bottle as his ball,” said his mother Shannon Waltz. “He loves the game; he has a passion for the game,” adding that the Booster Club has allowed his dream to become a reality at a young age.
|Tigers sweep the pair and the title
April 26, 2006 at 11:23 am
In both rivalry games against Destrehan, Hahnville's program of excellence won them the rightful title of District 5-5A Champions. In their game on Thursday, Hahnville beat Destrehan 14-10. On Saturday, Hahnville took their second victory against Destrehan with a win of 2-0.
|Tigers slaughter Patriots
April 19, 2006 at 12:14 pm
When baseball fans walked into the gates of the Hahnville Baseball Field, etched on the board were the words “Welcome to Hanhville Baseball: The Program of Excellence.”
|Hahnville Boys and Girls run into first
April 19, 2006 at 12:11 pm
Destrehan hosted their annual Invitational on April 13. The participating teams, including Destrehan. were East St. John, McMain, Hahnville, Higgins and West St. John.
|Recreation Spring soccer in full bloom
March 29, 2006 at 1:23 pm
Spring Recreation Soccer is in full swing and over 100 girls and boys in St. Charles Parish are participating. This pass weekend, three of the teams traveled to Baton Rouge to represent St. Charles Parish in the Red Stick Tournament. Those teams are the U-19 boys-Tornadoes, U-13 boys-United and the U-12 boys- Patriots.
|Destrehan Tennis has high hopes
March 29, 2006 at 1:07 pm
The boys and girl tennis teams at Destrehan High School are expecting some great things this year. Because of Hurricane Katrina, the girls and boys teams have only one team in their district. They are scheduled to play Hahnville on Friday.
|Hahnville's track: the sky is the limit
March 22, 2006 at 1:26 pm
The Don Raymond Relays certainly is a place to find good talent in track and field. High schools from the surrounding areas participated on Friday at Hahnville High School. However, for the Hahnville girls and boys team, winning was not an option but a plan. They both successfully took first place in the Don Raymond Relays.
|Lady Wildcats ready to roll
March 15, 2006 at 2:14 pm
Make adjustments not excuses-this is the trademark that can be found rippling through the Destrehan Lady Wildcats softball team. As Coach Russell Shaw enters his second year, he is looking forward to winning district again and another chance at the state title.
|Ladycats fall in playoffs
March 08, 2006 at 11:24 am
Destrehan's Lady Wildcats trip to the sweet 16 Tournament turned out to be a great disappointment.
|Hahnville slips in semi-finals
March 08, 2006 at 11:18 am
The price of victory is high, but so are the rewards. No team understands this more than the Hahnville boy's basketball team.
|Destrehan moves on in playoffs
March 01, 2006 at 11:41 am
With a spot in the Sweet 16 waiting for the winner, Destrehan Lady Wildcats and Hahnville's Lady Tigers met in the quarterfinal match at Hahnville last Thursday night.
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Not too many animal trappers can boast the resume of St. Rose’s John Schmidt, who not only cleared out thousands of animals to improve the safety of the Louis Armstrong International Airport, but also helped clear out the hog population in St. Charles Parish.