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Holy Cross snaps losing streak with 35-18 triumph over Bogalusa

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Holy Cross Football
  • Posted:
  • 11/6/16 9:56am

Holy Cross quarterback Chander Fields accounted for three first-half touchdowns as the Tigers jumped out to a 21-0 halftime lead on their way to a 35-18 non-district win at Bogalusa on Friday night to close out the regular season. The Tigers (3-7) got their first score on a short touchdown run by Fields to cap a 60-yard drive. A 39-yard pass from Fields to Kym Wimberly gave the Tigers a 14-0 lead after one quarter. ... Keep Reading

Jordan-Swilling, Brother Martin cruise past Jesuit Blue Jays 28-10

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 11/6/16 9:32am

Two third-quarter touchdowns by Brother Martin running back Bruce Jordan-Swilling allowed the Crusaders to pull away from Jesuit in a 28-10 victory over the Blue Jays in Catholic League action Friday at Zephyr Field. Brother Martin (7-3 overall, 4-2 in District 9-5A) led 7-3 at halftime before Jordan-Swilling scored on a 1-yard run to extend the Crusaders’ lead to 14-3. Jordan-Swilling, who rushed for 116 yards, added a 14-yard touchdown run later in the... Keep Reading

Purple Knights top Rummel 20-7 to finish second in District 9-5A

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • St. Augustine Football, Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 11/5/16 7:07pm

St. Augustine finished alone in second place in the Catholic League with a 20-7 win over Rummel on Friday night at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Purple Knights concluded the regular season 6-4 overall and 5-1 in District 9-5A, with St. Augustine’s only league loss being to undefeated John Curtis. Rummel concluded the regular season 6-3 overall, including 3-3 in district play. The Purple Knights went on a time-consuming drive to open the... Keep Reading

Curtis secures Catholic League crown with 36-13 win over Shaw

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Shaw Football
  • Posted:
  • 11/5/16 6:32pm

The John Curtis Christian Patriots scored three early touchdowns on their way to a 36-13 win over Shaw on Thursday at Zephyr Field to capture their first-ever Catholic League title. One year after joining District 9-5A, the Patriots claimed the Catholic League title by going undefeated on the season, including 6-0 in district play and 9-0 overall. Shaw ended the regular season 1-9, including 0-6 in district. The Patriots won in typical Curtis fashion.... Keep Reading

Brother Martin cruises to 41-0 triumph over Shaw Eagles

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Brother Martin Football, Shaw Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/31/16 5:01pm

Brother Martin won its fourth consecutive game with a 41-0 blanking of Shaw in Catholic League action Saturday at Hoss Memtsas Stadium. The Crusaders (6-3 overall, 3-2 in District 9-5A) scored on all six of their first-half possessions while rolling up 312 yards of total offense in the game. Shaw (1-8 overall, 0-5 in district) was limited to 27 total yards, including minus-47 rushing. All of the game’s scoring came in the first half. ... Keep Reading

Purple Knights build early lead before holding off Holy Cross

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • St. Augustine Football, Holy Cross Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/31/16 1:11pm

St. Augustine built a lead of 20-0 but had to hold off a late Holy Cross rally for a 34-31 Catholic League victory over the Tigers on Friday at Zephyr Field. Trailing 34-17, Holy Cross quarterback Chandler Fields tossed touchdown passes of 24 yards to Albion Ford and 25 yards to Kym Wimberly. Wimberly’s catch came with 46 seconds to dray the Tigers to within three points. Holy Cross was unable to recover an onside kick... Keep Reading

Jesuit’s Prouet accounts for six touchdowns in non-district win

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Jesuit Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/31/16 12:58pm

Jesuit running back Connor Prouet accounted for six touchdowns as the Blue Jays cruised to a 56-21 non-district win over Franklin on Friday night at Tad Gormley Stadium. Prouet had four rushing touchdowns in the first half and a 19-yard touchdown catch. He added a touchdown run in the second half. Jesuit (5-4) built 21-point lead after one quarter and lead by 35 points at halftime. The Blue Jays took a 7-0 lead on a 6-yard... Keep Reading

Curtis clinches no worse than share of Catholic League title

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/31/16 12:47pm

John Curtis clinched at least a share of its first Catholic League title with a 31-17 win Saturday over Rummel at Joe Yenni Stadium. Curtis moved to 8-0 overall, including 5-0 in District 9-5A. A win by the Patriots on Thursday over Shaw would give Curtis the outright title in only its second year in the league. The win also was the first for the Patriots over Rummel. Last year the Raiders defeated Curtis 2... Keep Reading

St. Augustine’s LaFrance has big hand in 38-20 win over Thibodaux

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Augustine Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/24/16 12:48pm

St. Augustine’s Garland LaFrance put the game against visiting Thibodaux into his own hands early in the non-district encounter Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Purple Knights running back recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff to set up a touchdown and scored on a pair of runs to stake St. Augustine to a 21-0 lead on its way to a 38-20 victory over the Tigers. Two plays after LaFrance’s fumble... Keep Reading

John Curtis Patriots remain unbeaten with 27-7 triumph

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Holy Cross Football
  • Posted:
  • 10/24/16 12:16pm

John Curtis quarterback Collin Guggenheim rushed for two touchdowns as the Patriots remained unbeaten with a 27-7 Catholic League win over Holy Cross on Friday at Zephyr Field. The Patriots (7-0 overall, 4-0 in District 9-5A) marched 60 yards on their first possession for a score. Guggenheim scored on a 5-yard run to cap the drive that was aided by a roughing-the-kicker penalty against Holy Cross at the Tigers’ 19-yard line. A 13-yard run... Keep Reading