07.19.17
Alumni Return Home for Grand Reunion

Catholic High School welcomed more than 100 CHS Alumni and their families for the Grand Reunion honoring the classes of ’77, ’87, ’97 and ’07 on Saturday, July 15. The event included face painting, balloon twisting, inflatables and campus tours by current CHS students and recent graduates from the class of 2017. Special thanks to Gulf Coast Bank and Trust for providing a trolley to shuttle between CHS and SJA and to the CHS Men’s Club for grilling hamburgers and hot dogs for those in attendance.  ...

07.18.17
CHS Legend Honored With Track Dedication

Catholic High School honored long-time coach and Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Famer, Pete Boudreaux ’59, on Saturday, July 15, at the dedication of the Pete Boudreaux ’59 Track and the unveiling of the Pete Boudreaux ’59 Bust. Family and friends gathered to celebrate his lifetime of service and achievement advancing the mission of Catholic High School. The Bust will be displayed on the Pete Boudreaux ’59 Track in a special plaza on the northeast corner. This year marks the completion of Boudreaux’s 50th year as a teacher and coach at Catholic High School. In those 50 years, he has...

07.18.17
Taylor Empson '17 and Brett Hebert '17 Earn The Rank of Eagle Scout

Taylor Empson and Brett Hebert, 2017 graduates, were recognized Sunday, July 16, for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Empson and Hebert began cub scouts together with when they were in first grade and celebrated earning the highest rank as part of Troop 65.  For his Eagle project, Empson renovated the floor of the pavilion at St. Mark's Church in Gonzales.  This building serves as the meeting place for Boy Scout Troop 65, St. Mark's Youth Group and other church organizations. Hebert built a wheelchair ramp for the ALS Association that can be loaned to patients to use in their...

07.18.17
Andrew Ford '17 Latest To Be Awarded National Merit Schoalrship

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation released its fourth and final list of scholarship recipients for 2017, and four Baton Rouge area students from four different high schools were on the list. CHS graduate Andrew Ford '17, is the latest memeber of the class to be awarded a National Merti Scholarship. Ford joins Matthew Berdon, Michael Krzystowczyk, Jordan LeBas, Brian Long, Harold Miller, Nicholas Mueller and Andrew Schoonmaker, who were previously named scholarship recipients. To qualify for a National Merit Scholarship, a student must make a PSAT score that ranks in the nation’s top one percent. Qualifying students must also submit...

07.14.17
Brennan Lambert Was Named To The All-Metro Baseball Roster

Brennan Lambert, a rising senior, was named to the Classes 5A-4A All-Metro baseball roster. The Gold Glove player hit .352 with 12 doubles, two homers and 32 RBIs for Division I runners-up. Receiving All-Metro honorable mention were Brock Perry, Brady Hebert, Jordan Werner, Bryan Bergeron and Will Ethridge.  ...

07.11.17
Tennis Players Named to All-Metro Roster

Seven CHS tennis players were named to the All-Metro tennis roster: Nicholas Watson, Andrew Bienvenu, Stephen Bienvenu, Davis Weston, Carson Chassaignac, Tripp Guglielmo and Raymond Chassaignac. Watson, a rising senior at CHS, was named the All-Metro Boys Outstanding Player. In three high school tennis seasons, Watson has been undefeated. He led the Bears to the LHSAA Division I team title while winning his third straight singles title with a record of 14-0. Watson's career record is 44-0. Doubles partners, A. Bienvenu and S. Bienvenu won a regional title and reached the Division I semifinals en route to a 12-1 record....

07.05.17
CHS Students Live-Out A Spirit Of Compassion

Recently, 22 CHS students participated in the 4th Annual U.S. Province Mission in Houma, LA. There were 137 total students, a mix of boys and girls, from all nine U.S. Province schools (CHS, Brother Martin, E.D. White, St. Stanislaus, Bishop Guertin, Monsignor McClancy, Mount St. Charles and St. Joseph of Metuchen, NJ). The week began with a welcome dinner and mass celebrated by Br. Carl Evans. During the week, students balanced work, prayer and cultural experiences. For the work, students were mostly on properties owned by the Houmas Tribe, with projects coordinated by Br. John Hotstream. Chief Thomas Dardar and...

06.16.17
CHS Trio Making Dreams Come True

By: William Weathers                                                                           The seeds for such dreams were sewn long before they ever reached Catholic High School or LSU. They were played out on youth league fields when Jordan Romero '13 and Josh Smith '16 were first teammates with the Baton Rouge Tigers, finishing as high as third in a national tournament. Romero was the first to arrive at Catholic High, followed...

06.15.17
Alumni Association Hosts 10th Annual Fishing Rodeo

The Catholic High School Alumni Association hosted the 10th Annual CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo in Fourchon, LA, on June 2-4. With almost 300 registered anglers, the CHS faithful invaded the Gulf coast for three days of fellowship and fishing. Despite some rough seas, the skies cleared and alumni, parents, friends and current CHS students hauled in quite the catch while celebrating CHS and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.  From speckled trout to flounder, tuna to red snapper, prizes were awarded for the biggest catches, and guests also participated in several raffles and a silent auction. A great time was...

06.14.17
CHS Ultimate Team Presents National Championship Trophy to CHS

The CHS Ultimate team, Bayou Hazard, presented their National Championship trophy to the school on Tuesday, June 15. The Bears defeated nationally ranked No. 2 Lakeside of Seattle to take home the national title in Rockford, Illinois. This is the first team in Catholic High history to win a national title.  “At the beginning of the year, this group of guys said that they wanted to compete for the national title,” said ultimate coach Michael Aguilar. “The other coaches and I laid out a schedule for them that meant coming to school at 6 a.m., that meant additional practice time...

06.12.17
CHS Baseball Players Receive All-State Recognition

The Catholic High baseball team enjoyed a magical run to the state finals this past season in the Division I playoffs.  The Bears captured a district title, then defeated St. Paul's twice and Holy Cross in the semifinals to reach the finals versus John Curtis and finish 2017 with a 29-9 record. The accolades keep coming as junior catcher Brennan Lambert was named to the 5A All-State first team as a utility player. Lambert, in his second season as a starter behind the plate, led the Bears with a .353 batting average. He also led the team in RBI with...

06.12.17
Track and Field Members Receive All-Metro and All-State Honors

Just when you thought the Catholic High track and field team was done racking up honors after another 5A state championship, more accolades were on their way. The Bears had seven athletes place in nine spots on the All-Metro team and two relay teams earned All-Metro honors. Kam Cummings was named Outstanding Track Performer for the Baton Rouge metro area based on his championships in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. Sethan Hollier was the other Bear named to two events - the 100 and 200 meter sprints. Distance runners Collin Hedges (1600 meters) and Peter Laville (3200 meters) landed...

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