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Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

Young backs help Destrehan run past Covington in spring game

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/17/17 11:25pm

With both teams playing without their starting running backs, Destrehan’s spring game at Covington on Wednesday was a low-scoring affair. Destrehan’s younger runners had the better outing as Kyle Edwards and Ed’Juan Green scored the only two touchdowns in the controlled portion of the spring game while neither team scored in a 15-minute quarter to conclude the evening. “We made too many mistakes for a spring game. The... Keep Reading

11 St. Charles Parish athletes at Spring Ceremony Signing

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  • Feature Story
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  • 5/10/17 1:57pm

Louisiana's three-time Gatorade Girls Basketball Player of the Year Cara Ursin of Destrehan highlighted 11 St. Charles Parish athletes who took part in the National Letter of Intent Spring Ceremony Signing. Ursin signed to attend women's college basketball powerhouse Baylor.  Hahnville left-handed pitcher Austin Perrin highlighted the boys side by signing to attend Louisiana-Lafayette. Here is the full list of signings from the ceremony held at the St. Charles Parish Satellite Center in... Keep Reading

Destrehan Wildcats’ dance card full for first time in three seasons

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  • Schedule Preview
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  • 5/2/17 8:42pm

The Destrehan Wildcats’ dance card is full for 2017. In the past two years, Destrehan has drawn its bye date in District 7-5A in Week 10. Unable to find an opponent to play, the Wildcats only had nine games in each of the past two regular seasons. That changes this year as the Wildcats conclude the regular season in Week 10 at Terrebonne. Destrehan drew Week 9 as its bye week but the Wildcats were able to... Keep Reading

Destrehan gets head start as first River Parish team to open drills

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 4/25/17 5:55pm

The first day of spring football practice at Destrehan on Tuesday had the look of a Head Start program. Following the departure of veterans such as quarterback Kohen Granier, running back Kristian Mosley, receivers Mike Smith and Justin Jefferson, along with defenders Jaece Stroud and Kieran Webb, the Wildcats return one of their least-experienced teams in recent memory. “We all got dressed, so that’s a good thing. They all put their helmets... Keep Reading