02.16.17
Nine Seniors Named National Merit Finalists

Nine Catholic High School seniors have been named National Merit Scholarship Finalists for 2017. Matthew Berdon, Andrew Ford, Michael Krzystowczyk, Jordan LeBas, Brian Long, Dominic Maggio, Harold Miller, Nicholas Mueller and Andrew Schoonmaker were selected from a nationwide pool of 16,000 Semifinalists, representing less than one percent of U.S. high school seniors. As National Merit Scholarship Finalists, these talented young men have the opportunity to compete for some 7,500 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $33 million to be awarded later this spring. Merit Scholar designees are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments and potential for success in...

02.16.17
Kam Cummings Shooting For A Three-peat (photo: John Oubre)

Senior Kam Cummings will shoot for his third straight indoor 60 meter hurdle title this weekend, as the CHS track team competes at the Carl Maddox Fieldhouse at LSU. Cummings holds the school record with a time of 8.05 seconds. Read about Kam's quest in The Advocate. Advocate file photo by John Oubre...

02.16.17
Bowling Bears Continue To Roll

The Bowling Bears continue their district dominance with a 23-4 win over Baton Rouge High. The Bears are now  8-0 on the season and 2-0 in district play. They will continue their quest for an undefeated season on Monday, Feb. 20 against Broadmoor at Circle Bowl. The first ball is set to roll at 3:30 p.m. Be there or be spare! High scores for the Bears: Christian Gendron 690 series (267, 222, 201 games) and Philip O'Neill 217 and 210 games.  ...

02.15.17
And the 2017 Challenge Day Theme Is...

The CHS Student Council has announced the 2017 Challenge Day theme... Flashback Friday: The Path of the Past  This year’s theme pays tribute to the legacy of Challenge Day. By focusing on the best aspects of the last eleven years, Flashback Friday: The Path of the Past will give the past Challenge Days their due respect while also adding new and exciting ideas to add to the already outstanding legacy of Challenge Day.   ...

02.15.17
CHS Golf Team Opens Season With A Win

The Bears got off to 1-0 start on the year with a victory over Baton Rouge High at the LSU Golf Course. The Bears fired a team score of 148, and the Bulldogs shot a 238. Sophomores Carson Caruso, Will Perilloux and freshman Jonathan Ellis, led all scorers with a 39. The golfers are back in action today at Beaver Creek as they face the Denham Springs Yellow Jackets at 3 p.m. The B team will take to the links at City Park at 3pm today versus St. Michael....

02.15.17
Hoopsters Come Up A Little Short

The Bears raced out to an eight point halftime lead, highlighted by Tensley Aldredge's 14 points, but could not hold on against Dutchtown and lost 53-52. The loss dropped the Bears to 17-13 in District 5-5A, and put a damper on Senior Night for the eight seniors who played their last regular season home game for the Bears. Aldredge led all scorers with a season high 26 points. Fellow seniors Austin Lachney chipped in eight and Dean Jolly added seven in the losing effort. Jolly, Remy Robert, Hunter Williams and Tyler Mixon hit three point shots for the Bears. In...

02.14.17
CHS Grapplers Look To The Future With Confidence

The CHS wrestling team traveled to Bossier City this past weekend to compete in the 2017 LHSAA Division I State Wrestling Championships at the CenturyTel Center. The Bears entered the meet coming off a Baton Rouge City championship title. The Bears were in fourth place after day one of the championships, but suffered some close losses and finished eighth overall, a half point out of sixth.   Junior Jacob Fereday was the state runner-up in the 170 pound division and is just forty-one wins shy of becoming the winningest wrestler in CHS history. Jude Franklin (120), Lance Blanchard (138) and...

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...