The new Andrew Jackson Soccer Team had a great first season. Led by eighth grade captains Juan Esparza and Joshua Quintana, the soccer team went 5-2-1 in the regular season and made it to Metro League Middle School playoffs. There, the Colonels beat both Metairie Country Day School and Holy Cross in overtime shootouts to [...]
James Banks rambled for a career-best 219 yards rushing and Donald Harris established his own rushing record with 112 yards, while Craig Sylvera threw for two touchdowns and 100 yards as Chalmette unleashed its season best offensive output and a dominating defense that gave up just a field goal in a 33-10 District 9-5A victory [...]
After jumping out to a 28-7 lead with less than six minutes before halftime, Chalmette fought off a strong and steady East Jefferson running assault in the last 30 minutes of action to earn a playoff-like, hard-fought 35-20 non-district victory at Bobby Nuss Stadium last Friday.
Remaining undefeated in two distance races during the summer track season, 11-year-old Brock Silva continued to spearhead the St. Bernard Flyers at the district qualifier for the AAU Junior Olympic Games set for Virginia at the end of July.
By Jim Bickford Contributing Writer Trackmic@juno.com Even though they didn’t win this year’s girls’ District 9-5A track and field championship, Chalmette High’s Lady Owls proved they will be a team to be reckon with at next year’s district championship meet. Coach Tanesha Sanchez’s girls scored 119.50 points, second to district champion L.W. Higgins with 130 [...]
Chalmette’s Jordan Hartney and André Dorsey were selected the girls’ and boys’ Most Valuable Performer in the field events and the Lady Owls captured the team championship of the Chalmette Invitational track and field meet on a windy and cold Thursday at Bobby Nuss Stadium. Battling back and forth with Belle Chasse from the start [...]
By Jim Bickford Contributing Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Led by Most Valuable Performers Melanie Benit on the track and Keondra Lafrance in the field, Chalmette High’s Lady Owl track and field team captured the championship of the High Flying Owls Invitational last Thursday at Bobby Nuss Stadium. Even though they won only three of 18 events, the [...]
Former Chalmette High state 2007 girls discus champion, Danielle Martin – a current member of the LSU Lady Tiger track and field team – was selected to the Southeastern Conference all-academic indoor track and field team as she pursues a degree in architecture. In the spring of 2007 as a senior at CHS, Martin was [...]
Led by Classic Most Valuable Player Patrick Swilling, Brother Martin captured the 2009 Murphy Oil – Chalmette High Christmas Classic with a win over Helen Cox in the championship game on Dec. 23 at the Owl gym. The Crusaders moved through the tournament with wins over Belle Chasse to open the Classic, then a semi-final [...]