04.12.17
Tennis Bears Continue To Dominate

Domination is the word that best describes the CHS tennis team's performance against local and state competition in 2017. The Bears defeated Baton Rouge High, 5-0, to continue its stranglehold on the local high school league. The Bears are undefeated in state play and finished tenth overall at a recent tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where it defeated Jesuit of New Orleans, 5-1. BRHS Match Results Singles Court one Nick Watson, CHS d. Logan Bueche 6-3, 6-1 Court two William Aguillard, CHS d. Gabriel Young 6-1, 6-3 Doubles Court one Andrew Bienvenu/Stephen Bienvenu, CHS d. Isaac Magee/ Michael McKee 6-0, 6-0...

04.12.17
CHS Golfers Go For Metro Title Today!

The CHS golf team competes today for the Metro Championship at Carter Plantation in Springfield. The Bears figure to be one of the top three contenders along with University High and Zachary.   Veteran D.J. Johnson is a familiar face for the Bears and is one of the top players in the metro area. Max Trapp and Luke Miller are fellow seniors who will be relied upon for solid play as the Bears compete for the championship. Sophomore Carson Caruso has the lowest average on the team, scoring a +1 for the regular season. Playing the best golf for the...

04.12.17
Baseball Bears Stretch Win Streak To 14!

The CHS baseball team continued its hot streak, winning their fourteenth straight game en route to a 8-6 win over Dutchtown. The Bears are now 23-6 and 7-0 in district play, keeping a firm grip on the #2 spot in the Division I power ratings behind John Curtis. The Bears picked up a six run second inning, to support CHS starting pitcher Austin Andrishok. Andrishok (5-0) went four innings and was relieved by Grant Segar who closed out the final three innings for his second save of the season. The Bears were aided by five Dutchtown errors along with two...

04.11.17
Computer Science Class And Robotics Club Attend LSU's Day Of Discovery

Students in Mrs. Schoonmaker’s Computer Science class and senior members of the Bear Metal Robotics Club, visited LSU on Tuesday, April 4. Students started out the day exploring LSU’s Day of Discovery, which highlighted undergraduate research.  LSU’s First Annual Bengal Bot Brawl featured four robots that battled to disable and push each other off of the fighting platform. The last stop was a presentation by Dr. Golden Richard, one of the nation’s premier cyber security experts, where students learned about digital forensics, decoding passwords, and careers in the cyber security field.   LSU's Day of Discovery - Bengal Bot Brawl!...

04.10.17
CHS Senior Recognized With A.C.E. Award

CHS senior Josh LeJeune was recognized by the Exchange Club of Baton Rouge as an Accepting the Challenge of Excellence (A.C.E.) Award winner. He has also been selected as the Exchange Club's candidate to compete for the A.C.E. Award at the Texas Louisiana Gulf Costal District level. Josh received two scholarships for his accomplishments.  The A.C.E. program recognizes high school students who have made a dramatic change in their attitude and performance during their high school years. These changes have enabled the students to overcome adversities and prepare for graduation....

04.10.17
Senior Daniel Ourso Wins Third At State CYLA Scholarship Competition

CHS senior Daniel Ourso competed as the Diocese of Baton Rouge boy finalist in the state Catholic Youth Leadership Award (CYLA) scholarship program on Sunday, April 9. Ourso finished third in state and received a $2,000 scholarship form the Louisiana Knights of Columbus. Also representing the Diocese of Baton Rouge as the girl finalist was Camryn Brouillette from St. Joseph’s Academy. The CYLA scholarship has been awarded annually by the Knights of Columbus since 1959. The program recognizes young Catholic men and women who are faithful role models to others in their schools, churches or community. By participating in the...

04.07.17
2016 - 2017 Grizzly Greats Honored At Induction Ceremony

Four Catholic High alumni were inducted into the CHS Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame at a banquet held on April 1, 2017, at De La Ronde Hall. Those inducted were Dr. Michael Blanchard ’90, Wesley Salmon ’91, Jonathan Pixley ’92 and the late Warren Virgets ’48. The induction ceremony was led by Matt Moscona ‘00 and each inductee was recognized for his outstanding leadership and service to CHS athletics. To read more about the 2016-2017 inductees, click here.  The CHS Grizzly Greats Hall of Fame honors any person who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the athletic program, selfless sacrifice...

04.07.17
CHS Track & Field Captures Josten's Invitational

The CHS track and field team continued its winning streak by capturing the Josten's Invitational at Episcopal High School on Thursday night. The Bears scored 148.33 points and won six events to distance itself from Episcopal, Zachary and Dutchtown. Kam Cummings had a double on the evening, winning the 110 Hurdles in 14.3 and the 300 Hurdles in 39.0. Zach Tom threw 56-5 to win the shot put and Jacob Thornton launched the javelin 178-1 for the top spot. Jared Sapia cleared 12-9 in the pole vault to best all jumpers in the event.   The 4x400 team put an...

04.07.17
Baseball Bears Come From Behind To Keep Streak Alive

The CHS baseball team continued its hot streak, winning its 12th game in a row as they defeated district rival St. Amant in a come from behind 3-2 victory. Brady Hebert tossed a complete game, going the full seven innings while giving up just four hits and striking out six. Hebert threw fifty-eight of his ninety-eight pitches for strikes and improved his record to 4-0 with a 2.80 ERA. The Bears got on the board first in the fourth inning, when Loyola signee Patrick Crifasi tripled to drive in Jordan Werner. Werner reached on a single with two outs in...

04.07.17
CHS Bowlers Compete In Final Four

The Catholic High bowling team competes in the Final Four today at the Raising Cane's River Center in downtown Baton Rouge. The Bears will face H.L. Bourgeois of Houma in one semifinal match. The other semifinal features a rematch of last year's state championship between Brother Martin and Vandebilt Catholic. Brother Martin knocked the Bears out of the semifinals last year en route to a Division I state championship. The Bears defeated Brother Martin in their lone head-to-head meeting earlier this season. The semifinals kick-off today's action at 11 a.m. with the Bears and Braves on Lanes 11-14 and the...

04.06.17
Three Catholic High Students Invited To Attend Conference On National Affairs

Three Catholic High students were invited to attend the YMCA Conference on National Affairs as members of the Louisiana Delegation. Senior Ben Smith and juniors Dalton Major and Drake Brignac were selected to be delegates for their debating skills, mastery of public policy and dedication to public service. For senior Ben Smith and junior Drake Brignac, this will be their second time to attend the conference. “It is an honor to be invited and even more of an honor to represent our state and school on a national level,” said Major. The Conference on National Affairs brings together 600 delegates...

04.06.17
BEAR Metal Robotics Team Competes In Bayou Regional

The robotics club recently participated in the annual Bayou Regional competition of FIRST Robotics. First Robotics is a national organization which promotes student learning in science, technology and engineering by hosting a nation wide game each year. Teams that participate must build a robot which overcomes various challenges during a game match. In January, the completion theme is revealed along with the match challenges. Teams are given six weeks to build a robot to compete in a regional competition venue of their choosing. This year, the BEAR Metal team placed 28th out of 60 teams. The BEAR Metal team continues...