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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

11 St. Charles Parish athletes at Spring Ceremony Signing

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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

Hahnville Tigers feeling thankful with the opening of spring drills

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/6/17 10:33am

Nick Saltaformaggio was in a thankful mood Thursday afternoon. “It feels like Thanksgiving Week. It’s great,” the fourth-year Hahnville coach said during the Tigers’ opening day of spring football practice. It was easy to confuse the seasons Thursday. After days and several inches of rain, the Tigers were able to get on the field for the first day of drills. In place of the rain came a mix of intermittent... Keep Reading

Destrehan Wildcats again among early tests for Hahnville Tigers

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  • Schedule Preview
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  • 4/26/17 6:40pm

Maybe Nick Saltaformaggio will settle for a neutral site. “This will be my fifth time coaching against Destrehan and four of the five have been at Destrehan. It’s just the way it’s been the luck of the draw for me,” said Saltaformaggio, who will be in his fourth season as Hahnville coach in 2017. For the third year in a row, Hahnville will meet Destrehan in the district opener in... Keep Reading

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading