03.13.17
Baseball Bears Go 2-1 In Weekend Atchafalaya Challenge

The baseball Bears won two of three games this weekend in the Atchafalaya Challenge to run its record to 9-5 on the season. The Bears dropped the first game of the Challenge to Acadiana, 7-3, but finished the weekend strong with wins over New Iberia 6-3, and Notre Dame of Crowley, 3-2. The Bears have won five of their last six games.  In the Thursday night game, the Bears couldn't find enough offense in the loss against Acadiana. Brock Perry (0-2) threw six innings in the loss, scattering six hits and striking out five. Will Ethridge was 2-3 at the...

03.10.17
CHS Ultimate Team Finishes Third In Deep Freeze Tournament

The Catholic High Ultimate Frisbee team, Bayou Hazard, recently finished third in the Deep Freeze Tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Bayou Hazard went 5-1 at Deep Freeze and won its matches by five goals or more. Its lone loss was by one point to Holy Family Catholic of Cincinnati, Ohio, the 12th ranked team in the country. Because of Bayou Hazard's prowess on the field and its national reputation, it received a #16 national ranking in the most recent poll put out by Ultiworld.com. Bayou Hazard will see the field again this weekend at Jesuit in New Orleans. The tournament will...

03.09.17
CHS Senior Invited To Join International Business Of The Americas Program

CHS senior Benton Alford has been invited to join the International Business of the Americas (IBA) program at the University of South Carolina. The program, which is part of the university's Sonoco International Business Department and the Undergraduate Division of the Darla Moore School of Business, is an intensive four year course of study that develops undergraduate students into professionals who can operate and succeed in the North and South American business environment. Similar to other international tracks within the department, students form a cohort group of 40 students - 20 from USC and 20 from Universidad de Chile. Cohort...

03.09.17
Bowling Bears Score A Perfect Season!

The CHS bowling team finished the regular season undefeated with a 25-2 victory over Broadmoor on Wednesday. The Bears wrapped up metro league play with a perfect 12-0 record. Philip O'Neill had the high series for the Bears with a 608, and  Adam Crosby rolled the high game with a 234. O'Neil had a high game of 221 and Austin Bertrand bowled a 216. Easton Hollis rolled a 200 for the Bears.   The Bears begin regional playoffs on March 20-21 at All-Star Lanes in Baton Rouge.   ...

03.08.17
Michael Conger Earns Rank Of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School sophomore Michael Conger has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Conger is a member of Troop 888. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. Conger Eagle Scout project consisted of planning, organizing and completing an above ground fruit and vegetable box garden for the MBS Early Learning Center.  ...

03.08.17
Baseball Team Defeats Central Wildcats 4-1

The diamond Bears collected just five hits against Central, but it was good enough to defeat the Wildcats on the road, 4-1. The Bears took advantage of eight walks by the Central pitching staff along with three errors by the opposing defense on Wednesday night. Bryan Bergeron was the offensive leader for the Bears, going 2-3 at the plate with a walk, a stolen base, and a rbi. Austin Andrishok got the win on the mound for CHS, going four innings and giving up three hits while striking out three. Andrishok induced six fly ball outs from Wildcat hitters. Nathan...

03.08.17
Lance Gaupp Receives First Honorable Mention At LSU International Bass Festival

CHS sophomore Lance Gaupp received First Honorable Mention at the LSU International Bass Festival Concerto Competition for Young Bassists held on  Feb 11, 2017, at the LSU School of Music. This was a significant honor as the competition was steep this year including the top students from three music conservatories in China and Taiwan. Gaupp placed fourth behind these three students.  He is the student of Professor Yung Chiao Wei (LSU) and Robert Kling (CHS 2009). Gaupp was accompanied by Mary Grace Ellerbee on piano to Dittersdorf's Concerto in D Major written specifically for double bass with accompaniment. The Judges included Lawrence Wolfe (New...

03.08.17
CHS Sophomore Earns The Rank Of Eagle Scout

Catholic High School sophomore Chris Grant has earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Grant is a member of BSA Troop 14. To earn this rank, a Scout must progress through six ranks, earn a minimum of 21 merit badges, serve in several leadership positions within his troop and provide service to the community. In addition, a Scout must plan, develop and give leadership to a service project for a religious or community organization. For his service project, Grant created a recreational space for the students who attend Thrive Academy. The academy serves predominately underprivileged youth, and did not have the...

03.08.17
CHS Senior Selected To Attend Prestigious International Business Program

CHS senior Mathew Howell has been selected as a Capstone Scholar to participate in the University of South Carolina’s international business program at the American University of Cairo, Egypt. Upon completion of his first two semesters in South Carolina, Mathew will attend the American University in Cairo for two years, where he will study Arabic and international business before returning to South Carolina. Ranked as the #1 international business program in the U.S., the University of South Carolina’s international business school is designed to be an intensive four-year program that creates future global business leaders, particularly in their region of...

03.07.17
Outdoor Track And Field Opens Season With A Win!

The outdoor track and field season got underway this past weekend, with the Bears hosting the CHS Tip-Off Invitational. The outdoor squad picked up where the indoor team left off and opened the season with a victory, outpointing a strong Episcopal team by a score of 250 to 182.5. Brother Martin, Denham Springs and Southern Lab also participated. Zach Tom continued his dominance in the shot put with a winning toss of 53-4. Tyler Hendricks placed second and London Lewis finished third. Lewis also won the discus with a heave of 130-11. Parker Wall placed third for the Bears in...

03.07.17
CHS Students Place Sixth In LA High School Tech Challenge

Catholic High students placed sixth in the 11th annual Louisiana High School Technology Challenge. CHS had 15 seniors and juniors collaborating in the creation of 3 projects and a scavenger hunt during the four-hour competition.  This year, students created a 60-second video sharing tips about a healthier lifestyle. Brainstorming resulted in a unique idea for an app. The video demonstrated the app in use, showing the health benefits it produced.  Another group created a spreadsheet identifying costs for a canoe camping trip, using formulas and charts to convince frugal parents that the money would be well spent.  A third group created a PowerPoint...

03.07.17
Baseball Bears Go 2-2 In Weekend Tournament

The weekend tournament road trip to the Lake Charles area got off to a slow start, as the baseball Bears dropped a 10-5 decision to Barbe on Thursday and lost 8-3 to Sam Houston on Friday.The Bears received strong mound work from Brock Perry and Brock Miller, combining to give up zero earned runs versus the national power Barbe Bucs. Against Sam Houston, Parker Evans and Nathan Bell combined to yield just three hits in their team's loss. CHS committed 11 errors in the first two games of the tournament. Saturday was a different story for the Bears, as CHS made just...