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Ursin leads Destrehan to first girls basketball state title

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  • 3/5/17 6:01pm

Minutes after falling to Mt. Carmel in the 5A State Championship in 2014, Destrehan coach Angi Butler made a bold proclamation. “We’re going to be back,” said Butler. “And the next time it’s going to be a totally different ending. I guarantee it.” It took three years, but Butler was right. Fighting off No.1 ranked Barbe in a back-and-forth affair, Destrehan pulled away in the closing minute for... Keep Reading

Destrehan punches its ticket to state finals with 27-22 triumph

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  • 12/5/14 11:40pm

Holding a 21-3 halftime lead and forcing a West Monroe fumble on the Rebels’ first play from scrimmage in the third quarter, the Destrehan Wildcats seemed on the verge of a blowout victory in their Class 5A semifinal game Friday night in Destrehan. When the Wildcats failed to score after the fumble, a Destrehan punt was downed at the 1-yard line. West Monroe went 99 yards in slightly more than minute to get back in... Keep Reading

Granier throws first round no-hitter, Hahnville eliminated

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  • 4/30/14 3:49am

Kade Granier continued an electrifying senior season by throwing a no-hitter over Byrd as Destrehan opened up the playoffs in thrilling fashion with a 3-0 win. The senior right-hander stuck out 11 batters to improve to 9-0 with  65 strikeouts in 64 innings to go along with a 0.77 ERA. "When Granier pitches like he did today, all we have to do is find a run or two," said Destrehan coach Marty Luquet. "And we have a good... Keep Reading

Destrehan poised for District 7-5A baseball title

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  • 4/18/14 10:59pm

There’s still work to be done, but with two games to play, Destrehan is poised to capture a District 7-5A championship. After ten straight district wins, the Wildcats can put a stranglehold on the title with a home win Saturday vs South Lafourche.  Destrehan broke a first place tie atop the district standings with Hahnville by beating the Tigers 2-1 win Saturday to complete the sweep over their rivals from across... Keep Reading

Destrehan registers 1-0 win on Luquet’s last trip to Hahnville

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  • 3/28/14 2:59am

Retiring Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet said he wanted a win more than the rocking chair he was presented with by Hahnville prior to his last game at his rivals' field. He got both. Powered by Kade Granier's 4-hit shutout, and a balk for the game's lone run by tough luck loser Tyler Lamers, the Wildcats left with a 1-0 win to go along with the rocking chair which was presented to Luquet... Keep Reading