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Hahnville earns quarterfinal home game after 23-21 win over Ruston

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  • 11/18/17 3:11am

Nick Saltaformaggio had an inkling Hahnville’s Class 5A second-round playoff game at Ruston on Friday night would come down to the fourth quarter – he just didn’t expect it to come down to the final seconds. The Tigers were clinging to a 23-21 lead after a 24-yard Thomas Rasco field goal and just trying to hold on. Ruston’s defense forced a pair of Hahnville punts late in the game... Keep Reading

Ruston provides different type of hurdle for Saltaformaggio’s Tigers

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  • 11/15/17 5:03pm

The start of the high school football playoffs had Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio thinking of a different sport. “My favorite race in track is the 110-meter hurdles, not the 110 meters,” Saltaformaggio said. “It’s my favorite race because the guy that wins that has battled through obstacles; it wasn’t a clear lane from start to finish. “Unlike the regular season, the playoffs are a sprint, but it&rsquo... Keep Reading

Hahnville Tigers ‘believe it’ going into start of prep football playoffs

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  • 11/8/17 2:48pm

Is there something different about this year’s Hahnville football team? “I think the difference between this team going into the playoffs and the previous three teams going into the playoffs is we are able to play better defense. Hopefully, that holds up as we go through the tournament. I think our kids think they have a chance. They realize how good they are playing. That means all the difference in the world... Keep Reading

Hahnville earns outright district title with a 49-0 win over HLB

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  • 11/4/17 1:23am

District champion Hahnville Tigers – it’s a sweet sound to the ears of Nick Saltaformaggio. “It’s great. I told the kids, ‘you worked hard for four years to get here,’” the Hahnville coach said after the Tigers’ 49-0 win over visiting H.L. Bourgeois on Friday night. “We got here four years ago and got this freshman group in and they stayed together. We kept... Keep Reading

Hahnville Tigers have a lot on their mind in regular-season finale

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  • 11/1/17 5:14pm

The Hahnville Tigers have a lot on their mind going into Friday’s regular-season finale against visiting H.L. Bourgeois. “More than any other time of the year, this is a trap game maybe even the game before or after Destrehan because you know you are in the playoffs,” Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio said. “Now you are worried about seeding, who you might play, where you are going to be. The... Keep Reading