Sports




J.B. Martin and R.K. Smith RULE in three-day basketball tourney
January 31, 2007 at 1:23 pm
R. K. Smith Middle hosted a basketball tournament on January 11, 12, and 13. Teams from J. B. Martin Middle, Harry Hurst Middle, Cammon and R.K. Smith competed. The J. B. Martin girls team won the girls’ tournament and the R.K. Smith boys team won the boys’ tournament.

Batter UP! Batter UP!
January 31, 2007 at 1:16 pm
Can you hear it? Clang! Boom, the sound of a ball hitting a leather mitt, the sound of an aluminum bat striking that white pearl-leather- bound baseball?

Super Bowl is gonna be PEYTON PLACE
January 31, 2007 at 1:06 pm
All of us in south Louisiana are a little down in the dumps due to the fact that our New Orleans Saints are not playing in the Super Bowl this coming Sunday in Miami.

Baseball, softball sign up
January 24, 2007 at 1:33 pm
The Mimosa Booster Club is will hold it’s annual baseball and softball registration Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Lakewood Elementary School cafeteria.

Get your fried fish from HHS band
January 24, 2007 at 1:30 pm
The Hahnville High School Band Boosters will sponsor a lunch special on Friday, Feb. 16.

Player of the Week Off to college and beyond ... with Eric LeBlanc
January 24, 2007 at 1:23 pm
Player of the week

This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is LSU swimmer and DHS grad Kevin Braud who won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 49.08 seconds and the 200-yard backstroke with a time of 1:47.36 at the Texas A&M meet on Saturday. He also placed second in the 200-yard medley relay (1:30.83) and sixth in the 100-yard butterfly (51.07).

GO BABY! Guy Breaux of Luling roots for, well ... YOU know. Season ends, but future is bright for the black and gold
January 24, 2007 at 1:17 pm
While some will be disappointed about the way the Saints ended this magical season, some will also look forward to the future for this football team.

Play ball! Play ball!
January 24, 2007 at 1:10 pm
Softball is in full swing

Softball practice is under way at Destrehan High School and new coach Jacob Thompson has high hopes for his dedicated team.

WHO DAT love dem Saints? WE DAT
January 24, 2007 at 1:01 pm
The clock finally struck midnight for the Cinderella New Orleans Saints.

Punt, pass and kick
January 17, 2007 at 12:37 pm
Mason Aucoin of Luling won first place in the 8-and 9-year-olds division of the Gatorade NFL Punt, Pass and Kick team championships held earlier in the football season during the Saints-Redskins game in the Superdome.

Pictured front l to r: Irene Pfister, Guy Breaux, Fayla Breaux and Ursula Shifflett. Pictured back l to r: Brett Borey, Perry Shifflett and Scott Smith. BULLSEYE!
January 17, 2007 at 12:32 pm
The West Bank Dart Association’s Chaouis dart team is headed to the City Cup championship after defeating the Inlaws and Outlaws in a close match in the final game of the gold division playoff round.

DHS nips HHS in tournament action DHS nips HHS in tournament action
January 17, 2007 at 12:29 pm
The Destrehan boys' basketball team played in a tournament against the Hahnville Tigers.

Player of the Week Off To College... and Beyond with Eric LeBlanc
January 17, 2007 at 12:25 pm
Player of the Week
This week's Off to College and Beyond Player of the Week is Xavier guard and DHS grad Mark Stewart who knocked down 13 three-pointers in the Gold Rush's two victories this past week. He led the team with 28 points (7 of his scores three-pointers) to go along with 2 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal in the teams' victory over Spring Hill last Thursday. He also had 18 points (all of them on 6 three-pointers), 2 assists, a rebounds and a steal in the team's victory over Loyola on Saturday.

Saints are COOKIN'
January 17, 2007 at 12:21 pm
For New Orleans Saints fans it was a 40-year, two week wait - and well worth the countdown.

Take me out to the ball game Take me out to the ball game
January 17, 2007 at 12:07 pm
The Destrehan baseball teams had a practice and an inter-squad game.

What Saints and Moses have in common?
January 17, 2007 at 11:52 am
It took Moses 40 years to lead the Israelies to the Promised Land, and with one more game to go, the Saints have darn near made it there themselves for the first time in their 40-year existence.

Final Football Contest Winner
January 10, 2007 at 2:21 pm
Even with the upsets that showed up during “bowl season,” Virginia Nicholas of Hahnville correctly predicted 12 winners out of the 15 bowl games played to win the final version of the St. Charles Herald-Guide's Football Contest '06. Virginia also found the hidden fleur de lis to win a total of $60.

Nick Saban ... liar, maybe ... good coach, absolutely
January 10, 2007 at 2:19 pm
You have an argument if you say that Nick Saban's return to college football as the coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide brands him as a "liar" or even "job jumper". In the same breath you have to say "oh boy" - the Tide just became a formidable opponent in the SEC overnight.

Dow fights for light at dangerous intersection
Dow fights for light at dangerous intersection
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How many people have to die or get injured to get a traffic light erected at a dangerous intersection on the highways of Louisiana? It’s a question on the minds of some who travel to work along Louisiana Highway 3127 between Luling and Killona.