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Hahnville Tigers looking for deeper Class 5A playoff run in 2017

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  • 8/20/17 2:11pm

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio loves to sing the praises of Anthony “Pooka” Williams. “You hate to say he is a once in a lifetime guy because you hope you get them more often but he truly has special, special talents,” Saltaformaggio said of Williams. “It’s almost like the five-tool baseball player. He’s kind of a five-tool football player. He can run inside with power. He can... Keep Reading

Slidell successful scrimmage venue for both Destrehan, Hahnville

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  • 8/18/17 9:51pm

Destrehan’s first unit offense scored three times and the defense kept Salmen from scoring in the Wildcats’ scrimmage Friday in Slidell. “I thought we did pretty good. I always like going up there playing Salmen. They are physical. They have a little size up front now and Jerry (Leonard, the Salmen coach) does a tremendous job getting his team ready to play,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux. In another scrimmage involving... Keep Reading

Approach to scrimmages a bit different for Destrehan, Hahnville

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  • 8/17/17 1:27pm

District 7-5A contenders Destrehan and Hahnville both will be on the road in scrimmage action Friday. Destrehan will play at Salmen at 5:30 p.m., while Hahnville visits Northshore at 6 p.m. Wildcats coach Stephen Robicheaux is taking is taking a rather broad approach to Friday’s scrimmage against Salmen. “You went through the spring and you went through the summer, you’ve kind of made evaluations of who should be there... Keep Reading

Weather forces lightning-quick trek indoors for Hahnville Tigers

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  • 8/9/17 6:42pm

There was nothing artificial about Hahnville’s practice Wednesday afternoon. Rain doesn’t affect schools like Hahnville that have artificial turf fields, but lightning is another matter. Several lightning strikes forced the Tigers to go inside for their final day before putting on full gear. “Today we lifted and came in the gym and just did a little learning. The weather is crazy. It’s August in Louisiana so you get... Keep Reading

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

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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