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NLC bumped out of playoffs in second round

NLC bumped out of playoffs in second round

chrissycsmith November 30, 2013 Comments Off on NLC bumped out of playoffs in second round

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports The only sound you heard on the opening kickoff was the No. 6 Catholic-New Iberia Panther crowd cheering for Gabe Fuselier as he rambled for a 98-yard touchdown

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Zeigler throws four touchdowns in win over PJP

Zeigler throws four touchdowns in win over PJP

chrissycsmith November 30, 2013 Comments Off on Zeigler throws four touchdowns in win over PJP

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West Sports SLIDELL — The Pope John Paul Jaguars football playoff run ended on Friday against district rival Archbishop Hannan in a 42-14 loss at home. The win advances No.

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Covington stuns higher seed to advance, plays Friday on road

Covington stuns higher seed to advance, plays Friday on road

chrissycsmith November 30, 2013 Comments Off on Covington stuns higher seed to advance, plays Friday on road

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports The Covington Lions proved that despite losing out on a share of the District 6-5A championship two weeks ago in a loss to Mandeville, good things can happen

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Assistant coaches important facets to every team

Assistant coaches important facets to every team

chrissycsmith November 15, 2013 Comments Off on Assistant coaches important facets to every team

In my line of work, I always interview the head coach when I need information. Whether the team I am covering wins or loses, the head coach is the one who comments about why

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Local teams make football playoffs; LHSAA brackets announced

Local teams make football playoffs; LHSAA brackets announced

chrissycsmith November 15, 2013 Comments Off on Local teams make football playoffs; LHSAA brackets announced

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West sports SLIDELL – The Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s football playoffs will have a very different look this year. In a ruling voted upon earlier this year, all private

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Family time is what really matters in my life

Family time is what really matters in my life

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Family time is what really matters in my life

Last week my husband and I took our two kids along with my sister and two-of-her-three kids to the St. Margaret Mary Fair in Slidell. The only child that was left behind was my

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Lakeshore beats Riverdale by large margin

Lakeshore beats Riverdale by large margin

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Lakeshore beats Riverdale by large margin

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports The Lakeshore Titans broke into the District 8-4A win column on Friday, October 18, beating Riverdale 47-21. The Titans (4-3, 1-1) used a balanced attack to take the

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Wolves victorious against STA by one point, 14-13

Wolves victorious against STA by one point, 14-13

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Wolves victorious against STA by one point, 14-13

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports The Northlake Christian Wolverines put themselves in the driver’s seat in District 7-2A football by knocking off the league-leading Falcons of St. Thomas Aquinas 14-13 in overtime. Northlake’s

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St. Paul’s remains undefeated in district with OT win

St. Paul’s remains undefeated in district with OT win

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on St. Paul’s remains undefeated in district with OT win

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West Sports SLIDELL — The Northshore Panthers almost pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the season on Friday at home, but ultimately fell on overtime. Northshore took on

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After slow start, Hannan beats Springfield

After slow start, Hannan beats Springfield

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on After slow start, Hannan beats Springfield

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports Not even the rain could dampen the anticipation of the teams and the crowd that arrived at Hannan field to watch their Hawks and the Springfield Bulldogs duke

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Lions pick up another district victory

Lions pick up another district victory

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Lions pick up another district victory

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports On Homecoming night, Friday, October 18, at Jack Salter Stadium, the Covington Lions defense took center stage and pitched a 27-0 shutout against the Fontainebleau Bulldogs in District

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Mandeville maintains league position with win over HHS

Mandeville maintains league position with win over HHS

chrissycsmith October 24, 2013 Comments Off on Mandeville maintains league position with win over HHS

By DAVE WOODALL Tammany West Sports It was a little closer than expected but thanks to a punishing ground game the Mandeville Skippers (5-2, 3-1) pulled out an important 19-6 District 6-5A over Hammond

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Ellefsen putting up big numbers for McNeese football

Ellefsen putting up big numbers for McNeese football

chrissycsmith August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Ellefsen putting up big numbers for McNeese football

MANDEVILLE — Mandeville High School graduate Everett Ellefsen will be a senior at McNeese University as a defensive end this year. The 6-3, 230 pounder was a 2013 Preseason All-SLC Second Team Defensive Line,

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Two local ULL football players ready for next season

Two local ULL football players ready for next season

chrissycsmith August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Two local ULL football players ready for next season

MANDEVILLE — Two local football players from Mandeville are representing the city well at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Mandeville High School graduate Greg Siener is an offensive lineman who stands at 6-4

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Northshore Fishing Report – August 8

Northshore Fishing Report – August 8

chrissycsmith August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Northshore Fishing Report – August 8

Salinity levels improving Let’s face it; this summer has been a bust for Lake Pontchartrain fisherman. A cold spring followed by high river levels in the Pearl and adjacent rivers has put the kibosh

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Duhon foundation provides fun events for community

Duhon foundation provides fun events for community

chrissycsmith August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Duhon foundation provides fun events for community

What a great week it was in Slidell as Chris Duhon, his wife and entourage visited Chris’ hometown. Duhon is a native of Slidell where he graduated from Salmen High School and signed a

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Chris Duhon visits Slidell, hands out scholarships to local students

Chris Duhon visits Slidell, hands out scholarships to local students

chrissycsmith August 12, 2013 Comments Off on Chris Duhon visits Slidell, hands out scholarships to local students

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West Sports SLIDELL – For the fourth year in a row, Chris Duhon handed out five scholarships worth $5,000 each to local high school graduates. Duhon graduated from Salmen High

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From someone who has been there, here’s some advice

From someone who has been there, here’s some advice

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on From someone who has been there, here’s some advice

A lot of local student athletes have been siging scholarships with area and out-of-state teams. There are also some of those hustle athletes who don’t make many mistakes and are good role players. A

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Sewald representing Mandeville on LSU team

Sewald representing Mandeville on LSU team

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Sewald representing Mandeville on LSU team

By CHRISSY SMITH Tammany West Sports MANDEVILLE — Mitch Sewald is hoping to bring home a national title to Mandeville. Sewald, who is from?Mandeville, is a member of the LSU Tigers baseball team. He

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Five Hannan players make all-state honors

Five Hannan players make all-state honors

Editor May 31, 2013 Comments Off on Five Hannan players make all-state honors

COVINGTON — The Louisiana Sports Writer’s Association Class 1A All-State baseball and softball teams were announced and they included several local players. Archbishop Hannan senior Kimberly Nilsson (.494 avg., 38 RBI) was voted the

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