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Hahnville’s defense limited Salmen to just eight rushing yards on Friday. They will face a much tougher test this week against nationally-ranked Rummel. Hahnville needs complete performance in order to beat nationally-ranked Rummel
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
When the Rummel Raiders came to Tiger Stadium last year, they had just come off a state championship season.

Destrehan receiver Kirk Merritt caught a 6-yard touchdown pass to help his team cruise to a 47-7 win over West Jefferson. Wildcats firing on all cylinders as they enter showdown with Helen Cox
September 12, 2014 at 8:00 am
Destrehan’s talent was on display early and often as they dominated West Jefferson in every facet of the game on their way to a 40-point win to open the season.

Easton Melancon threw for 363 yards last Saturday. Melancon scores 5 TDs, named offensive player of week
September 11, 2014 at 8:00 am
Former Hahnville quarterback Easton Melancon put on quite a show in Louisiana College’s season debut.

Junior quarterback Mike Neal scored the first touchdown of the game on a 16-yard rush and also had a few long passes in Hahnville's win over Salmen. Hahnville dominates Salmen in season opener
September 05, 2014 at 10:17 pm
The Nick Saltaformaggio coaching era at Hahnville started off with a bang as the Tigers dominated the Salmen Spartans in the season opener.

Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener Destrehan routs West Jefferson 47-7 in season opener
September 05, 2014 at 9:52 pm
Destrehan running back Will Matthews rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns in the first half to pace the Wildcats to a 47-7 blowout win over West Jefferson Friday night.

The Hahnville Tigers were impressive in their 42-12 jamboree victory over Southern Lab, but 35 of the team’s points came in the first half. Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio is still looking for a complete game from his squad. Tigers secondary will be tested against pass-happy Salmen
September 04, 2014 at 10:48 am
Despite an impressive jamboree game, Hahnville High School head coach Nick Saltaformaggio says his players have to get better if they expect to compete with Salmen High School in Friday’s season opener.

The Destrehan Wildcats storm onto the field before a jamboree victory over Lutcher. The Wildcats will officially open the season on Friday when they face off against West Jefferson. Wildcats must corral speedy West Jeff to set tone for season
September 04, 2014 at 10:01 am
Though Destrehan was able to knock off Lutcher 21-13 in the Ed Reed River Parishes Jamboree on Friday, Wildcat head coach Stephen Robicheaux felt like his team took a step back due to a plethora of penalties committed during the game– two of which negated scores.

Wesley Brown with a speckled trout caught under the lights. Beat the heat by fishing at night in Grand Isle
August 29, 2014 at 11:33 am
Those heading to Grand Isle to celebrate Labor Day weekend should take advantage of the area’s lighted docks to beat the heat while fishing at night.

Hahnville running back Norquell Flowers picks up positive yards during a practice. Hahnville hopes to iron out kinks against Southern Lab in jamboree
August 29, 2014 at 11:29 am
The Hahnville Tigers will get their first taste of live action this Friday as they take on the Southern University Laboratory School Cubs at Destrehan High School in the Ed Reed Jamboree.

Destrehan quarterback Marquise Darensbourg hands the ball to running back Will Matthews. Wildcats will fine-tune offensive attack in jamboree against Lutcher
August 29, 2014 at 11:26 am
The Destrehan Wildcats will get one final tune-up for the regular season when they host Lutcher in the Ed Reed Jamboree Friday night. If last week’s scrimmage was any indication, Destrehan fans will be treated to quite a show.

Mangrove snapper caught at the rigs offshore of Grand Isle. Limit out on mangrove by fishing Grand Isle rigs
August 22, 2014 at 10:54 am
If anglers want to catch fish in Grand Isle, the speckled trout are in the surf and the mangrove snapper can be found near the rigs.

Clyde Folse Jr. holds up lure enhancements he designed that have helped him catch loads of sac-a-lait. Des Allemands angler pioneers psychic sac-a-lait bait
August 22, 2014 at 10:52 am
Clyde Folse Jr. has had a lot of success catching sac-a-lait throughout the years and now he is trying to turn that personal success into a business selling his own line of fishing lure enhancements.

Hahnville has hired a number of new football coaches as the team is in transition. New HHS coach surrounds himself with familiar faces
August 22, 2014 at 10:44 am
Ever since new Hahnville football coach Nick Saltaformaggio took over the program he has focused on one thing – changing the culture of his team, a practice he calls “restoring the H.”

C.P. McDonald with a redfish caught at the old oak tree at the mouth of Bayou Couba. Redfish invade Lake Salvador
August 15, 2014 at 10:13 am
Redfish have invaded Lake Salvador, making it easy for anglers to catch their five-fish limit.

Destrehan sophomore quarterback Marquise Darensbourg gets off a pass while under pressure from defensive lineman Michael Ceaser during Monday’s practice. Darensbourg was recently named the team’s starter at quarterback. Sophomore QB handed reins of high-powered DHS offense
August 15, 2014 at 10:10 am
After a heated battle that lasted through the spring and summer, Destrehan head coach Stephen Robicheaux has finally settled on his starting quarterback.

Hahnville junior quarterback Mike Neal will lead a new Tiger offense installed under the direction of head coach Nick Saltaformaggio. Tigers overhaul offense, defense under new head coach
August 15, 2014 at 10:06 am
New coach, new offense, new defense, new quarterback – this year the Hahnville Tigers are currently experiencing a once-in-a-generation overhaul they hope will see them improve on two back-to-back mediocre seasons.

Members are: Front row (L-R): Sophie Bourgeois, Hailey Barrios, Aubry Picou, Abigail Punch, Kaylee Parfait, Skylar Henry and Macy Oertling. Back row L-R): McKenna Ural, Ella Vogel, Samantha Rose, Maddie Federico, EmmaLynn Brescher, Addison Myers and Micque Voges. St. Charles dance team wins national award
August 08, 2014 at 10:17 am
The competitive dance team from Kelli’s Kreative Dance in Destrehan had the highest overall score of all groups in the 8 and under age category at the Starbound National Finals held July 6-8 in San Antonio, Texas.

Dalton Bergeron Boutte teen catches big tuna at rodeo
August 08, 2014 at 10:16 am
Dalton Bergeron, of Boutte, placed third in the yellowfin tuna division at the International Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo.

Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family
Area groups setting up funds to help Cpl. Burt Hazeltine and his family
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Three area organizations have set up funds to accept donations for St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office's Cpl. Burt Hazeltine who was shot Thursday (April 16) in an apparent ambush shooting while directing school traffic.