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Riverside advances to Class 2A semis with extra-inning thriller

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  • Game Recap
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  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 5/13/14 7:08am

After starting the season at 3-9, no one panicked when No. 3 Riverside fell behind 7-3 to No. 22 Runnels in the 2A Quarterfinals. Good thing. The Rebels rallied back to tie the game in the 5th on an RBI double from Brandon Hymel, then won it in the 8th when Mason Vicknair scored on an errant throw after stealing third as Riverside advances to the Class 2A Semifinals with a thrilling 8-7 extra-innings win. “We... Keep Reading

St. Charles rolls to 7-0 win in playoff opener

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  • Game Recap
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  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 5/2/14 8:00pm

As the Comets longtime defensive coordinator, first year St. Charles head baseball coach Wayne Stein is used to seeing his team hold opponents to zero points. So when the dust had settled at Comet Field and the scoreboard read St. Charles 7, Thomas Jefferson 0, Stein soaked it all in. St. Charles starter B.J. Waguespack threw a 2-hit shutout striking our five and walking three to improve to 7-3 on the season. Kameron Keller led the... Keep Reading

Granier throws first round no-hitter, Hahnville eliminated

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  • Game Recap
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  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 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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  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 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

Destrehan registers 1-0 win on Luquet’s last trip to Hahnville

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  • Game Recap
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  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 3/28/14 2:59am

Retiring Destrehan baseball coach Marty Luquet said he wanted a win more than the rocking chair he was presented with by Hahnville prior to his last game at his rivals' field. He got both. Powered by Kade Granier's 4-hit shutout, and a balk for the game's lone run by tough luck loser Tyler Lamers, the Wildcats left with a 1-0 win to go along with the rocking chair which was presented to Luquet... Keep Reading

SCC moves to 11-1 with 10-6 comeback win over Riverside

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  • Game Recap
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  • Teams:
  • Riverside, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 3/20/14 10:25pm

After failing to score after two on and none out in the first, then allowing five runs in the bottom of the inning, it looked like one of those days for St. Charles baseball. But the Comets rallied back showing why they are off to hot start, improving to 11-1 on the season with a 10-6 win over Riverside. Comets senior pitcher B.J. Waguespack, who entered action fresh off thre consecutive 1-hitters, and a ... Keep Reading

Robichaux and Nette wrap up wrestling season

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  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 3/20/14 1:30pm

One is a trendsetter, the other a history maker. Destrehan senior Nicole Robichaux and sophomore Abby Nette not only participated in wrestling this season, they excelled.  For four years, Robichaux blazed a path for other female wrestlers like Nette who last month became the first female to win a match at the state meet. Press play on the above video to see interviews with both Robichaux and Nette from the state championship, including video... Keep Reading

River vs Bayou rosters announced

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  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, Destrehan, Hahnville, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 3/19/14 9:42am

Fresh off leading St. James to it's first Top 28 appearance in 13 years, it’s back to work for St. James coach James Smith who will lead the River All-Stars in the Third Annual Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Bayou vs. River All Star Basketball Shootout which will be played at Thibodaux High School, on Saturday, March 29.  "I guess you can say the hits just keep coming," said Smith. "Just when I think... Keep Reading

St. James eliminated by Lakeview in Semifinals 81-58

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  • Game Recap
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  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 3/13/14 4:57pm

Minutes after the best season in 13 years for St. James basketball came to an end with an 81-58 loss to Lakeview in the 2A State Semifinals Wildcats coach James Smith used an ole quip from a former NFL head coach to sum up the game. “Well I guess it’s like Dennis Green said, they were who we thought they were,” said Smith. “They’re the No.2 team in the... Keep Reading