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Destrehan plays three of final four at home after narrow win over ESJ

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  • 10/10/18 4:16pm

“When you sit back there and it’s late and you have the ball on your own 1-yard line and you make that drive, I think it was kind of a statement. That was key in turning the momentum back in our favor,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said of his team’s game last week against East St. John. The battle of Wildcats was tied 28-28 when Destrehan got the ball... Keep Reading

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