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Thu
15
Feb
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Seven Wildcats Partake In National Signing Day

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The St. James High School football program was in the spotlight during last Wednesday’s National Signing Day as seven graduating seniors signed their names to extend their football playing careers on the college level.

The seven to sign scholarships (pictured from left to right) were: Keaton Hogan - Culver Stockton University; Shawn Preston - Mississippi State University (actually signed early); Rashod Pierre - Wayne State University; Kyren Harris - Prairieview A&M University; Glenn Brown - Southern University; Kalan Johnson - William Penn University; and Jason Dumas - Prairieview A&M University

 

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Thu
15
Feb
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A Dream Come True - Lutcher’s Daevon Adams Signs Scholarship To Play Football In The State Of California

Lutcher Bulldog running back Daevon Adams was all smiles last Wednesday as his dream of playing football at the college level came true.

On National Signing Day, Adams signed his name on the dotted line to become a Tiger and play football at Occidental University, located in Los Angeles, California.

Daevon’s parents James and Lisa, several family members, and a host of friends and teammates joined him in the Lutcher High library for this very special occasion.

 

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Thu
15
Feb
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Lady ‘Dogs To Face South Terrebonne In Playoff Opener

By Jim Henderson Sportswriter

The Lutcher Lady Bulldog Basketball team captured a pair of victories in the District 6-4A tournament taking third place. Now Lutcher will focus on the state playoffs this week. The Lady 'Dogs under first-year head coach Dayna Nicholas, enter the post-season with a 15-10 mark and are seeded No. 21 in the Class 4A nonselect bracket. Lutcher will begin the Class 4A playoffs on the road facing No. 12 South Terrebonne on Thursday, Feb. 16. The winner advances to the second round to play either No. 5 Bossier or No. 28 Morgan City on Monday, Feb. 19.

The Lady 'Dogs completed play in the District 6-4A tournament last week with a first-round win over the Tara Trojans by a 62-15 score.

Lutcher led from start to finish and outscored the Trojans in every quarter to seal the win.

 

Thu
08
Feb
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Lady ‘Cats Win Streak Snapped With Loss To Ursuline

By Jim Henderson Sportswriter

The St. James Lady Wildcat basketball team saw its District 10-3A win streak come to and end when the Ursuline Lady Lions registered a 63-37 victory.

The win gave Ursuline sole possession of first place in the league standings with one week left in the regular season. The loss left the Lady Wildcats with a 5-1 mark and in second place.

Ursuline took control early by jumping out to a 15-7 first quarter lead and then outscored St. James 20-11 in the second period to take a 35-18 advantage at the half.

 

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Thu
08
Feb
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Wildcats Capture First District Win

By Jim Henderson Sportswriter

The St. James Wildcat basketball team captured its first District 10-3A victory of the season after defeating the St. Charles Catholic Comets by a score of 55-34.

The victory improves St. James to 1-4 in league play while the Comets remained winless at 0-4.

St. James finished the game with four players scoring in double figures with Devonne White leading the way with 13 points and two blocked shots.

 

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Thu
08
Feb
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Lutcher Lady Bulldogs Capture Pair Of Wins

By Jim Henderson Sportswriter

The Lutcher Lady Bulldog basketball team captured a pair of District 6-4A wins last week over Tara and Woodlawn.

The victories improved Lutcher to 4-1 in league play with the lone loss coming to St. Michael.

The Lady 'Dogs will be the No. 2 seed heading into the District 6-4A tournament that begins on Thursday, February 8th and runs through February 10th. The tourney is hosted by Lee High Magnet School in Baton Rouge.

 

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Thu
01
Feb
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Lady ‘Cats Basketball Remains Unbeaten In District 10-3A Play

By Jim Henderson

The St. James Lady Wildcat basketball team remained in first place in the District 10-3A standings after capturing two more league wins over De La Salle and Haynes Academy last week.

The wins improved St. James to a perfect 3-0 in District play with three more league games remaining.

 

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Thu
01
Feb
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Wildcats Struggle To Find First District Win

By Jim Henderson

The St. James Wildcat basketball team began District 10-3A play on a sour note after losing a trio of games to Donaldsonville, De La Salle and Lusher Charter School.

Against the Donaldsonville Tigers, the Wildcats were defeated by a score of 77-59.

 

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Thu
01
Feb
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Lady Bulldogs Win One, Lose One; Now 2-1 In District 6-4A Play

By Jim Henderson

The Lutcher Lady Bulldog basketball team suffered their first District 6-4A loss of the season when the Lee High Magnet School registered a 71-30 victory.

The loss left Lutcher with a 2-1 mark in league play.

 

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Thu
25
Jan
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Lady Wildcats Begin District Play With Win

By Jim Henderson Sportswriter

 

Local High School basketball games were postponed all last week because of school closures associated with extreme winter weather conditions. The St. James Lady Wildcat Basketball team managed to play last week by capturing its first District 10-3A win of the season with a convincing 74-30 victory over Sacred Heart Academy of New Orleans.

 

The Lady 'Cats jumped out to a 19-5 first quarter lead. St. James used a pressing defense that forced Sacred Heart into hurried shots and turnovers. The Lady 'Cats capitalized on the miscues scoring on fast-break layups. Raveon Fletcher and Charity Cooper led the scoring surge with each pouring in eight points apiece in the opening period

 

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