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Tenth-seeded Tigers now one win away from claiming state title

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  • 12/6/17 8:57pm

Hahnville trailed Acadiana by 14 points on four occasions in the Tigers’ Class 5A semifinal road game last week. The third such occasion came with Hahnville trailing 21-7 to start the second half and the Tigers perhaps in need of a little divine intervention – and the special talents of Anthony “Pooka” Williams “This is how I know there is a God in Heaven,” Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio recalled in almost... Keep Reading

Veering off course not an option as HHS seeks to advance to title game

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  • 11/29/17 6:57pm

If you are of the belief that you will have to face Acadiana sooner or later in the Class 5A playoffs, you just as soon start preparing for the Rams as early as possible. That’s been the philosophy from the start for Nick Saltaformaggio as his Hahnville squad travels to Acadiana to take on the Rams and their vaunted split-veer option offense in the Class 5A semifinals on Friday night. “We&rsquo... Keep Reading

Williams, Brumfield showcase 5A quarterfinal playoff encounter

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  • 11/22/17 2:07pm

Ever since Nick Saltaformaggio arrived in Hahnville four years ago, the Tigers have yearned to host a Class 5A quarterfinal game at home. The Tigers were of the belief that in order to get it, they likely would have to earn a Top 8 seed in the playoffs. Getting a Top 8 seed also likely meant a win over rival Destrehan along the way. Hahnville defeated Destrehan and finished the regular season 8-2. The Tigers ended up... 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