Sports

‘Canes take home trophy at USSSA World Series

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.Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 12:42 pm
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Former HHS star is All-Louisiana

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.Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm
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Option gives way to pro-style attack at Hahnville

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.Read More...
August 21, 2015 at 12:26 pm
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Swimmer shakes off injury, makes waves in competition

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. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 2:53 pm
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Colleges already eyeing HHS sophomore back

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. Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 2:10 pm
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Jefferson enjoys role with Tigers

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.Read More...
August 14, 2015 at 1:48 pm
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Local hoops teams offer excitement, promise

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.Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 2:39 pm
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Former DHS QB transfers to SLU

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.Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 1:01 pm
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Tigers will face ‘rugged’ schedule

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.Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 11:49 am
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Former HHS QB earns milestone

Former Hahnville quarterback Easton Melancon has excelled at the collegiate level, and he was recognized for his efforts once again recently. Read More...
August 07, 2015 at 10:45 am
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Destrehan will be put to the test throughout 2015 football season

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. Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 12:15 pm
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New HHS hoops coach brings exciting style

Spring is in the air at Hahnville.Read More...
July 31, 2015 at 9:16 am
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Former DHS QB ruled ineligible for 2015 season

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.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:58 am
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Jordan did Mavericks wrong

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. Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 11:24 am
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In memory of a star

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.Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 10:53 am
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Wildcats go 9-1 against tough summer slate

Destrehan boys basketball coach Todd Bourg is excited about his team’s prospects for the prep basketball season, and who can blame him?Read More...
July 24, 2015 at 10:45 am
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Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
Fugitive arrested, accused of stealing from Catfish Festival
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The Des Allemands man accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the 2014 Louisiana Catfish Festival and fleeing police has been arrested and charged with theft and writing worthless checks.