Landry named MVP, Boudreaux lands Coach of the Year honor on All-District volleyball team
St. John battled injuries during the season but still finished strong and won the Division 5, District 5 volleyball championship. The Eagles finished the season 19-13 and 4-0 in district. Senior Kennedy Landry was named the district’s Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player of the Year. She also landed a...
Girls basketball: Woodlawn holds off Brusly
Amijah Price converted a three-point play with less than one minute to play to give Woodlawn the lead for good as the Panthers held off Brusly 55-50 in girls basketball action on Tuesday night. Woodlawn (4-1) led for most of the second half, but a late rally helped Brusly surge...
Dutchtown Griffins advance to final four in football playoffs
The Dutchtown Griffins football team has advanced to the final four of Division I non-select teams vying for a spot in the Dec. 9 state championship game in New Orleans. The Griffins (11-1) were set to meet Zachary (11-1) in a Baton Rouge area semifinal match-up after edging Central, 21-20, in the quarterfinals.
It came down to one final play at the goal line. See how Central-Dutchtown ended.
Defense wins championships is a cliché. But there was nothing cliché about the way Dutchtown preserved a 21-20 Division I nonselect quarterfinal win over Central on Friday night. Diego Spears and Jeremy Jackson broke through to stop Central’s Damon Blocker on what could have been a game-winning two-point...
A second-half comeback powered one team to semifinals: See who won, ACHS or VCHS
ABBEVILLE — Quarterback Jonathan Dartez scored on a 22-yard fourth down run with 2:16 remaining to lift top-seeded Vermillion Catholic to a 39-35 come-from-behind victory over No. 9 Ascension Catholic Friday night. The Eagles (12-0) host Riverside Academy in the Division IV select semifinals. Ascension Catholic (10-3) jumped out...
Two plays wake up Eagle Nation
VC gets new life on Bessard 93 yard kick return and Langlinais' 73-yard TD catch. The Eagle Nation came alive after two significant plays in the first half. Ascension Catholic had just scored its third touchdown of the first half and was leading 22-0. However, Jyrin Bessard sparked new life into the Eagle Nation by darting 94 yards up the middle of the field for a touchdown on the ensuing kickoff after the touchdown. Dane Richoux kicked the extra point, and the Eagles were only down 22-7. Bessard’s touchdown was like when Rocky hit Apollo Creed with a hard left for the first time in their first fight. The hit stunned Creed, and so did Bessard’s touchdown. It was the first time Bessard had run a kickoff for a touchdown this year.
LHSAA Football Playoff Quarterfinals: Central High's Historic Comeback and Dutchtown's Dominant Defense Set Stage for Epic Showdown
Get ready for the LHSAA football playoffs quarterfinals! Central High, fresh off a monumental comeback win, faces Dutchtown, known for their formidable defense. Both teams are making history this season, but only one can advance to the semi-finals. Who will emerge victorious?
Sportsline Friday Nite: Quarterfinals Round Part 2 Recap
Catch the thrilling action from the 2023 Sportsline Friday Nite Quarterfinals Round Part 2! Witness the intense match-ups between Zachary and Dutchtown, Catholic High and John Curtis. Experience the adrenaline rush as teams battle it out for a spot in the semi-finals.
St. John's vs. Holy Cross College Basketball Betting Preview for November 25
Find odds, trends and more for the college hoops matchup between St. John's and Holy Cross on November 25.
'We laid an egg': White Castle falls to Welsh, 54-16, in LHSSA regional football playoffs
A football season marked by triumph and high hopes ended in disappointment for the White Castle Bulldogs, who lost, 54-16, at Welsh in the second round of the Division IV Non-Select Playoffs on Nov. 17. White Castle left all the driving to the Welsh Greyhounds, who rolled to a 20-0...
Fambrough: Don't believe Thanksgiving playoffs matter? You might want to read this
For Dutchtown’s Guy Mistretta, it doesn’t get better than this. “Just seeing the kids faces and watching them all this week … that never gets old,” Mistretta said. “Making the quarterfinals is a great goal to have. And to practice this week? It’s an experience of a lifetime.”
Thursday Kickboxing classes at Haven of Ascension (beginning December 7)
We are excited to introduce an exhilarating new opportunity to kickstart your fitness journey into 2024! Join us every Thursday, starting December 7 for Kickboxing with Haven of Ascension’s talented Fitness Trainer, Melisha Stallard. From 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM, you’ll have the chance to master the art of self-defense through the dynamic techniques of kickboxing.
Plaquemine football season ends in loss to Iowa in Division II regional playoff round
Iowa’s four touchdowns in the first half paved the way for an end to a solid season for the visiting Plaquemine Green Devils in Division II non-selection regional playoff action Friday, Nov. 17. The loss ended Plaquemine’s season at 9-3 and 7-1 under first-year head coach Donald Williams.
Ascension Parish well represented at state cross-county meet
Ascension Parish was well represented at the LHSAA cross-country state finals in Natchitoches.
Many shuts out second straight opponent in the playoffs
MANY, La. (KALB) - The Many Tigers dominated on both sides of the ball in their 45-0 win in the second round of the playoffs against South Plaquemines. Since the playoffs began, the Tigers have outscored their opponents 106-0 as the reigning state champs are heading to the quarterfinals to take on #3 St. James.
A two-way player set a school record in the Dutchtown-Chalmette playoff game
No. 10 seeded Chalmette had hopes of reaching the state quarterfinals for the first time since 1968, but No. 7 Dutchtown made sure the Owls would have to wait at least one more year before accomplishing that feat. Playing at home on Friday night, the Griffins’ rushing attack was dominant...
East Ascension High School football coach, athletic director resigns
East Ascension High School athletic director and head football coach Darnell Lee announced his resignation recently. He shared the news in a Facebook post. A 1993 graduate of the Gonzales school, Lee served as the head coach of the Spartans for eight years during a 10-year coaching tenure. The Spartans...
Dutchtown Griffins Dominate in Second Round of Playoffs
Catch the latest on Sportsline Friday Nite as local teams battle it out in the second round of playoffs. Highlights include the Dutchtown Griffins' impressive victory over the Owls of SHA, and a preview of the upcoming quarterfinals. Tune in for all the action!
ROAD TO THE SUPERDOME: PHS visits Iowa, WCHS travels to Welsh for regional playoff fare
Two Iberville Parish football teams remain on the road that they hope will lead them to the Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. The regional round of the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs sends the Class 4A Plaquemine Green Devils on the road to the Calcasieu Parish town of Iowa.
See which area football coach announced his resignation from his alma mater
East Ascension’s Darnell Lee announced that he has resigned as the school’s athletic director and head football coach in a Facebook post late Wednesday night. “From that kid running the streets of Buzzaroot to the sidelines on Burnside! I’ve enjoyed the ride,” Lee’s post said. “With that being said, I have resigned from the position of athletic director and head football coach at EA … working at my alma mater has been great!