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John Curtis powers way into Division I Semifinals

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  • Game Recap
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  • Holy Cross Football
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  • 5/5/18 10:27am

For a nationally ranked team powered by 11 seniors trying to become the school's first back-to-back state champions since 1990-91 it was a fitting way to play their final home game. A 15-3 lambasting of Byrd gave top-seed John Curtis a clean two-game sweep of the quarterfinal series and propels the Patriots into the Division I State Semifinals. "For some of these guys that were on the team as freshmen to have the opportunity to... Keep Reading

John Curtis wins Division I Softball State Championship

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Augustine Football
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  • 4/29/18 11:55am

Last Wednesday, the day before John Curtis left for Sulphur to play in the Division I State Softball Tournament, coach Jerry Godfrey was asked to describe his team. "They don't know anything about pressure, they just go out and play. If we get in a situation in Sulphur where we need a run or two in the late innings, we like our chances," said Godfrey. Trailing Dominican 5-1 in the 5th inning of the... Keep Reading

Lady Patriots look to return to Championship form

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  • Game Preview
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  • Rummel Football
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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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  • Brother Martin Football
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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

Wickersham leads Mt. Carmel to 10-2 win over John Curtis

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Brother Martin Football
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  • 4/10/18 11:35pm

In a rematch of state softball powers, it was Mt. Carmel avenging an earlier loss to John Curtis in resounding fashion winning 10-2 and tying the Patriots for the 9-5A District Title. "If we come out like this undeniably the state championship is ours," said Mt. Carmel coach Katie Bailey. "I've been waiting for this team to come out all season. To come out and put two (runs) on (the scoreboard) and then... Keep Reading

Rummel connection comes up big in Nicholls win over McNeese

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
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  • 9/1/17 12:18pm

THIBODAUX - Chase Fourcade and Damion Jeanpierre have quite a connection. With the Nicholls offense sputtering in the season opener at home against McNeese State on Thursday night, the duo hooked up with two timely and long touchdowns passes to keep the Colonels in the game before NSU ultimately pulled out dramatic 37-35 victory. After McNeese kicked a field goal on the opening possession to grab the early momentum, Fourcade and Jeanpierre hooked up on... Keep Reading

Fourcade gets to rub elbows with other top quarterbacks at MPA

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
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  • 6/24/17 10:36am

THIBODAUX - Taking part in the Manning Passing Academy has allowed Chase Fourcade to hobnob with many of the country’s top quarterbacks in his own collegiate back yard. “It’s a great feeling. Being with the Mannings and being with these top quarterbacks, I really enjoy each and every day,” Fourcade said following Friday morning initial session of the MPA. The annual camp, now in its 22nd year and attracts... Keep Reading

Crusaders come up a few yards short in 18-16 loss to Scotlandville

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • Brother Martin Football
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  • 11/27/16 6:35pm

For all the yards Brother Martin’s Bruce Jordan-Swilling has rushed for in his career, he and the Crusaders could have used a couple more Friday night in the Division I semifinals in Scotlandville. Swilling scored on a 9-yard run with slightly more than a minute remaining to pull to within two points of Scotlandville. Swilling got the call again on a two-point conversion attempt. The Georgia Tech commitment was stacked up by the... Keep Reading

Uncharacteristic mistakes doom Curtis in playoff loss to Evangel

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Jesuit Football
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  • 11/27/16 6:20pm

When John Curtis quarterback Blaine Hebert fumbled on the Patriots’ first play from scrimmage, it just wasn’t going to be the Patriots’ night. The fumble was one of four turnovers that doomed the Patriots as top-seeded Curtis was eliminated from the Division I playoffs Friday with a 27-6 semifinal loss to Evangel Christian at Zephyr Field. Instead of a potential all-Catholic League final, there will be no team from District 9-... Keep Reading

St. Aug lets lead slip away in playoff loss to Scotlandville

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Augustine Football
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  • 11/20/16 7:01pm

A defensive stop with St. Augustine leading by 13 points in the fourth quarter looked to have the Purple Knights well on their way to the Division I semifinals. The Purple Knights, however, discovered the hard way that looks can be truly deceiving. Leading 20-7, the Purple Knights stopped Scotlandville on fourth-and-goal early in the fourth quarter. Three plays into St. Augustine’s next possession, the Purple Knights’ fortunes began to change. Scotlandville&rsquo... Keep Reading