02.01.17
Soccer Bears To Host Playoff Game Against Walker, Feb. 3

The LHSAA released the Division I soccer pairings on Wednesday, Feb. 1. The 11th seeded Bears will host a home playoff game this Friday, Feb. 3, against 22nd seeded Walker. Kickoff is for 6 p.m. at Grizzly Field.  The Bears enter the post-season with a 8-6-5 record.  The Wildcats bring a 14-6-3 ledger into Friday night's matchup between District 3 sides.  The Bears went undefeated in district play at 5-0, while Walker played to a 2-3 mark.   ...

02.01.17
Weekend Athletic Update

Playoff soccer comes to the Catholic High campus as  #22 seed Walker visits Grizzly Field for a 6 p.m. start. The Bears defeated the Wildcats on the road last month by a 4-1 margin. In that contest, the Wildcats led 1-0 before the Bears' offensive barrage proved to be to much for the home team. The victory helped kickstart the CHS soccer drive to a District III title. Second year coach Josh McReynolds said his team is excited for another post-season run. "The guys are pumped for the postseason to begin and are fully aware that a loss sends us...

02.01.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Faculty, Staff And Volunteers

“Our generation will show that it can rise to the promise found in each young person when we know how to give them space. This means that we have to create the material and spiritual conditions for their full development; to give them a solid basis on which to build their lives; to guarantee their safety and their education to be everything they can be.” – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Psalm 27:1,3,5,8-9 David shows his trust in God to lead him. That with God, I cannot be afraid. Today we pray for teachers, staff members and volunteers who each day...

02.01.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate The Nation

“The individual act of faith finds its place within a community, within the common ‘we’ of the people who, in faith are like a single person.” – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Psalm 103:1-2, 13-14, 17-18 God gives us many gifts. He cares for us the way a father cares for his children. Today we pray for our nation and all those who serve it. On National Appreciation Day for Catholic schools, students, families, educators and other Catholic school supporters are encouraged to communicate the value of Catholic education to government leaders, and pray for the nation and recognize all those...

02.01.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Families

“The family remains the basic unit of society and the first school in which children learn the human, spiritual and moral values which enable them to be a beacon of goodness, integrity and justice in our communities.”  – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Psalm 23:1-6 Only goodness and kindness follow me all the days of my life; And I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for years to come. Today we pray for families, that they may live as in the loving patronage of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. That they may together be rich in virtue and serve as...

01.31.17
Maurice Coleman '82 Recognized As Catholic High School's 2017 Distinguished Graduate

Catholic High School alumnus Maurice Coleman ’82 was honored by the Diocese of Baton Rouge as Catholic High Schools 2017 Distinguished Graduate during its annual Distinguished Graduate Awards Dinner on Jan. 31, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel. After graduating from CHS in 1982, Coleman attended LSU where he earned his Bachelor of Science and MBA.  Currently, Coleman serves as the Deputy Chief Investment Officer for the Teachers’ Retirement System of Louisiana. A past president of the LSU E.J. Ourso College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and a 2009 Hall of Distinction inductee, Coleman also serves as an adjunct finance...

01.31.17
CHS Baseball Team Preps For Season With Black & Orange World Series

Baseball season is just around the corner and the Diamond Bears get early preparation underway this weekend in the Black & Orange World Series.  First pitch on Friday, Feb. 3, will be at 4 p.m. for the varsity/junior varsity and will be followed by the freshmen at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 4, game two of the B&G World Series will see the varsity and JV teams go at 1 p.m. Game two will follow the inaugural Dad's Home Run Derby scheduled for 12 p.m.   The first varsity scrimmage takes place on Wednesday, Feb. 8, versus 3A power Brusly High at Catholic...

01.31.17
Bowling Team Moves To 4-0 With Win Over Central

The CHS bowling team rolls on as they upped their record to 4-0 with a 22.5 to 4.5 win over Central on Monday, Jan. 30. Central was one of the top bowling outfits in 2016. Bowler Austin Bertrand had the teams highest score with 241. The Bears will travel to Gonzales on Thursday, Feb. 2 to face Archbishop Shaw. The first frame will be scored at 3:20 p.m. at Premier Lanes....

01.31.17
Basketball "Silent Night" Game Set For Tuesday, Jan. 31

The words "Silent Night" have been whispered around campus about tonight's on campus event. There will be no caroling by the CHS choir or gifts handed out by Santa's elves, but there will be a District 5-5A basketball game versus McKinley. Tip off for the annual Silent Night game on Tuesday, Jan. 31, will be at 7:15 p.m. in the Catholic High gym.   CHS students and fans are encouraged to "wait til eight" before erupting into a controllable frenzy.  That is, wait until eight points are scored by the Bears, thus keeping with the "Silent Night" theme.   The basketball...

01.31.17
Soccer Team Faces U-High In Final Regular Season Match

The final regular season match for the soccer Bears kicks off tonight, Jan. 31, against U-High. The Bears bring their 8-6-4 record into tonight's match and are coming off their District 3 title win over Denham Springs.  U-High is one of the state's better Division III sides with a 14-4-4 ledger. The Bears are #11 in the Division I power ratings and ranked #13 in the most recent state soccer poll.  The Cubs stand at #5 in the latest Division III power ratings and are Louisiana's #3 ranked team in the latest poll. "U-High is a large and athletic team....

01.31.17
NCSW 2017: Celebrate Students

“Do not be satisfied with partial truths or reassuring illusion. Welcome an increasingly full comprehension of reality in your study … doing this requires the humility to listen, and a far-sighted vision.” – Pope Francis Daily Scripture Hebrews 12:1-4 Jesus challenges us to run the race and to let go of the things that hold us back. Today we pray for our students that they can trust God to help them overcome the hurdles that life gives them so that nothing holds them back from learning and being the best they can be. Schools celebrate students during National Catholic Schools...

01.30.17
CHS Soccer Upsets Denham Springs For District III Championship!

The CHS soccer team upset favored Denham Springs in the District III Championship match on Friday, January 27, to take home the title. The Bears scored in the 50th minute on sophomore Ben Hupperich's goal and used stellar defensive play to stave off the Jackets to win 1-0.   The Bears await the release of the LHSAA power ratings on Thursday, February 2, to learn of their first round opponent in the Division I playoffs. Read The Advocate's article on the Bears' upset win....