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Lady Patriots look to return to Championship form

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  • 4/26/18 12:29pm

John Curtis softball won five straight state championships under Kristy Hebert from 2003-07. They won four straight from 2012-15 under current coach Jerry Godfrey. After a two year drought the Lady Patriots would like to start another championship streak. "As far as the playoff, it's always been the same motto; try to throw more strikes, play better defense, and have one more hit than the other team," said Godfrey. "We've been working really... Keep Reading

Mt. Carmel softball heads to Sulphur for Division I Tournament

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  • 4/26/18 12:07pm

Mt. Carmel climbed to the top of Louisiana's Division I softball mountain last season winning their first state championship since 2008. It's a feeling that they want again. "I want these girls to prove to everyone that they are what they say they are and they're not just a one-hit wonder," said Mt. Carmel coach Katie Bailey. "I want them to go out there and take it by charge. I want them to 1... Keep Reading

Jesuit Rummel rematch highlights 2nd round of playoffs

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  • 11/17/15 10:37am

Top-seeded Rummel (9-1) will play host to 8th seed Jesuit (5-6) Friday at Joe Yenni Stadium as the Catholic League headliner for the second round of the Division I State Playoffs. The Raiders defeated the Blue Jays 28-14 on October 17th when the two met in the regular season. Rummel had a first-round bye while Jesuit knocked off Shaw 35-21 in the opening round. No.3 seed Brother Martin (8-2) will host No. 6 Catholic Friday at... Keep Reading

Three Catholic League teams in Division I Semifinals

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  • Brother Martin Football, Jesuit Football, Rummel Football
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  • 11/28/14 8:12am

And then there were three.  Brother Martin, Jesuit, and undefeated Rummel are all a win away from advancing to the Division I State Championship setting up an eventful weekend at Tad Gormely Stadium.  The No.5 seed Crusaders (10-2) are up first as they host No.1 seed John Curtis (9-1). The winner advances to the Division I State Championship to face the winner of Saturday's showdown between No. 6 seed Jesuit (10-2) and No.2... Keep Reading

Catholic League play resumes this weekend

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  • Brother Martin Football, Holy Cross Football, Jesuit Football, Rummel Football, Shaw Football, St. Augustine Football
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  • 10/8/14 4:49pm

It’s that time of the year again. Mano-a-mano. Or in this case, Catholic League vs Catholic League. For the next five weeks, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays will simply not be the same.  For the next month it will be a clash of District 9-5A titans. Combined the six teams that make up the Catholic League went 25-4 in non-district play. Two teams are undefeated through five weeks; the other four only... Keep Reading

Rummel Raiders practice at Mercedes-Benz Superdome

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  • 12/12/13 12:34am

On the night before a historic LHSAA State Farm Prep Classic, Rummel led the way. The Raiders were the first of the 18 teams that will battle for a state title over the next three days to take pictures, practice, and to conduct media interviews. Making their second straight trip to the state championship, their third in the past five years, the Raiders are starting to know their way around the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Going through its... Keep Reading

Rummel prepares for Byrd in Division I state championship

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  • 12/8/13 12:54pm

C.E. Byrd High of Shreveport, whose corridors opened to students for the first time in 1925, has accumulated seven state football championships in its lengthy history. But all of them could probably use a bit of spit and polish. The last trophy was presented to the school in 1949, an athletic highlight that was followed by a 64-year drought that the Yellow Jackets hope to terminate Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8:30 p.m. As the first Shreveport/Bossier... Keep Reading

St. Aug and Rummel prepare for heavyweight rematch

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  • 11/27/13 1:47pm

The reigning Catholic League champion and runner-up are on a mission Saturday night.             For District 9-5A champion St. Augustine, it’s winning the school’s first football state championship since 1979. Its opponent, Archbishop Rummel, is the defending Class 5A championship with a quest to hold on to that title.             But will the 7 p.m. game at Joe Yenni... Keep Reading

Holy Cross prepares for semifinal showdown with Byrd

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  • 11/26/13 3:08pm

Holy Cross Coach Barry Wilson has been preparing his team for Friday night’s Division I semi-finals game against Byrd by reminding his players “speed kills”. “That’s what worries us,” Wilson adds about his Friday opponent.  “This is a very athletic team, a team with a lot of speed. Speed kills and we’ve got to be ready.” The Tigers (8-2 and the No. 6... Keep Reading

Shaw faces another playoff road test at Byrd

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  • 11/22/13 9:31am

Following Shaw’s 21-14 overtime road playoff win over St. Paul’s, Eagles coach Scott Bairnsfather said that he had never been more proud of a defensive performance than he was with Shaw’s effort that night. If Shaw hopes to advance into the Division I semifinals, the Eagles defense may have to play even better tonight. No. 10 seed Shaw (5-6) will play at high-scoring No. 2 seed Byrd (9-1) tonight in Shreveport. ... Keep Reading