NOLA Catholic League

News Archives in 2018

Rummel connection comes up big for Nicholls in playoff win

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  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 11/25/18 2:07pm

THIBODAUX - When Chase Fourcade had the best statistical performance of his college career against the University of San Diego in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs on Saturday afternoon, it wasn’t surprising that Damion Jeanpierre played a big role. Fourcade passed for 337 yards and two touchdowns while rushing for 82 and another two scores as the Colonels advanced to the second round of the postseason with a 49-30 victory over... Keep Reading

John Curtis powers way into Division I Semifinals

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Holy Cross Football
  • Posted:
  • 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
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
  • Posted:
  • 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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  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • 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
  • Posted:
  • 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