02.14.17
Soccer Bears Headed To The Semifinals

When the 2016-2017 soccer season opened, the pundits were not expecting much from the Bears. The team was coming off a semifinal playoff run, but lost twelve seniors and had to start seven sophomores on a regular basis as this year's season got underway. Good thing the soccer ballers ignored the pundits. CHS attacked from the opening whistle and put pressure on Brother Martin, scoring an an early goal from Patrick Mensah in the 17th minute. Mensah chased down a ball that hugged the far sideline, outhustled a Crusader defender and hit a shot past the keeper for the 1-0...

02.14.17
Bowling Bears Grab District Win!

The CHS Bowling Bears grabbed their first district victory yesterday in a 27-0 win against McKinley. This moves the Bears to 7-0 on the season. District play continues Wednesday, Feb. 15 at Circle Bowl against neighborhood rival Baton Rouge High School. First ball rolls at 3:20.  High scores for the Bears include: Austin Bertrand -765 series, Christian Gendron - 221, Easton Hollis - 194 and Michael LeBas - 195. Check out The Advocate's article on the Bears one pin win over Brother Martin earlier in the season....

02.13.17
CHS Hoopsters Get Big Win On The Road

The St. Amant Gators built a 12-7 lead in the first quarter of Friday night's 5-5A game, but the Catholic High Bears answered in the second quarter, reversing fortunes and using it to notch a 60-49 win. The Bears outscored the Gators 19-9 in the second quarter and stretched the lead in the second half, countering numerous opportunities for St. Amant. Due to the August floods, the game was played at the East Ascension gym. Tensley Aldredge led all scorers with 23 points. Hunter Williams and Tyler Mixon scored 11 apiece for the Bears and Travis Brock put in 6...

02.13.17
CHS And SJA Host 10th Annual College Planning Seminar

Catholic High School and St. Joseph’s Academy hosted its tenth annual College Planning Seminar on Sunday, Feb. 12 at CHS. The program was designed for CHS and SJA juniors and their parents to learn about the college admissions process. Representatives from LSU, Tulane University, ULL, Saint Louis University and Louisiana Tech were on hand to meet students, answer questions and offer advice. The evening began with SJA senior Madison Hasenkampf sharing words of advice to juniors about her personal experience with college admissions. President of LSU F. King Alexander discussed the different opportunities at LSU and stressed the importance of...

02.13.17
CHS Soccer Team To Host Brother Martin In Quarterfinal Match Up

The CHS soccer team takes on fellow Brothers of the Sacred Heart school Brother Martin tonight, Feb. 13, at 6 p.m. in the quarterfinal round at Grizzly Field. The Crusaders are the three seed and come in with a 14-3-3 record. The visitors defeated 14 seed Bonnabel, 2-1, in the second round to advance to the match against the Bears. Brother Martin had a first round bye, courtesy of its three seed, and is 11-2 versus Division I competition on the season. Last season, the Crusaders were the 14 seed and lost to three seed Acadiana in a tight match, 2-1. The Bears were...

02.10.17
Senior Byrne Kennedy Spends "A Day With The Doctors"

Senior Byrne Kennedy was selected to participate in "A Day with the Doctors" at Tulane School of Medicine on Wednesday, Feb. 8. A Day with the Doctor is a one-day interactive program that offers high school students who have an interest in becoming a physician, an opportunity to experience doctors’ daily activities and life on the Tulane School of Medicine’s campus. Kennedy, along with 31 other participants, had the opportunity to meet with medical students at Tulane and discuss the admission requirements for medical school. Participants were taken through a rotation of various activities led by the medical students including...

02.09.17
Glen Randow To Retire After 40 Years Of Service

After 40 years of service at Catholic High School, Director of Alumni Relations Glen Randow will retire at the end of July. “The opportunity to be associated with Catholic High School for 40 years has been a fantastic experience. I owe so much to the Catholic High family: Brothers of the Sacred Heart, the faculty and staff, the students and athletes as well as  members of the alumni association and alumni board," said Randow. Randow was the CHS head basketball coach for 23 years, and he remains the winningest basketball coach in Catholic High School history. His teams appeared in...

02.09.17
Wrestling Team Travels To Bossier City For State Meet

"10:15 to Bossier City" could be the name of a new movie or the Thursday, Feb. 9, charter departure time of the CHS wrestling team headed to the state meet in Bossier City. Prelims get started at 9 a.m. on Friday morning with the semis scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. The Division I finals get underway at 6 p.m. Saturday evening. Coach Tommy Prochaska hopes to see some of his wrestlers still competing on Saturday afternoon with a chance for competing in the spotlight on Saturday night. "We have a number of guys who are capable of making the semifinals...

02.09.17
Senior Matthew Berdon Selected As U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Candidate

Senior Matthew Berdon was selected as a candidate for the United States Presidential Scholars Program. The program was established in 1964, by Executive Order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our Nation's most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Students have the opportunity to become Presidential Scholars based on three paths of accomplishment: academic achievement; artistic ability; and accomplishments in career and technical educations fields. The selection of approximately 4,000 program candidates is made based on SAT and ACT scores. A review committee then evaluates those candidates on their academic achievement, personal characteristics, leadership and service activities, and...

02.08.17
Engineering Class Learns About Haz Mat Safety From The Pros

The Haz Mat Unit from the Baton Rouge Fire Department came to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 8, to give Mrs. Jeanette Thompson’s senior engineering class a demonstration on how to handle hazardous materials. The class was introduced to different devices used in hazardous situations and learned how they are used to safely secure area. Students were assigned roles for different scenarios involving hazardous materials. They had to utilize different tools and techniques to secure the leaks. Thank you to the Haz Mat Team for simulating this interactive learning experience. Engineering Design Class - Hazardous Materials Demonstration from Catholic High School...

02.08.17
Basketball Team Picks Up "Program Sweep" Over Broadmoor Bucs

The CHS basketball team picked up a district win last night over the Broadmoor Bucs 49-34. Tensley Aldredge led the Bears with 16 points and fellow senior Tyler Mixon added 10 points to the winning cause. The Bears improved to 16-12 on the season and will take on the St. Amant Gators on the road this Friday, Feb. 10. Head coach Mark Cascio saw the Bears pick up a "program sweep" with the freshmen, junior varsity and varsity teams all collecting wins over Broadmoor. "I am proud of all three programs picking up wins last night. When the freshmen and junior...

02.08.17
CHS Soccer Team Advances To Quarterfinals With Win Over Northshore

Patrick Mensah got the Bears on the board with a goal in the 34th minute and Eli Weathers tacked on another goal for the visitors as the CHS soccerballers defeated Northshore, 2-0, on Tuesday night. The Bears fended off the 6th seeded Panthers and their organized set pieces and found holes in the home side's defense to win in the second round and advance to the quarterfinals of the Division I playoffs. A starting cornerback for the football team, Mensah used his athleticism to score a goal with an assist from Eli Weathers to put the Bears up 1-0. Weathers...