11.17.17
Basketball Team Defeats Mandeville, 92-37

The Catholic High basketball team has been making a habit of 50 plus point victories in getting the season underway. In the LHSAA Hall of Fame Game against French Settlement, the Bears won by 60 points.  In the season opener versus Tara, the Bears were victorious by 55. In last night's game against 5A Mandeville, the Bears were relentless on offense and smothering on defense in their 92-37 triumph over the Skippers.  Nick Judice was the leading scorer for CHS with 19 points. The 2-0 Bears will use the weekend to prepare for its upcoming Thanksgiving Shootout tournament at home...

11.17.17
Swim Team off To Battle for Fifth Straight Division I State Title

Veteran swim coach Doug Logsdon '02 welcomed a new member to his family, Eleanor Elizabeth, on Thursday morning.  A blessed weekend for Logsdon would not only be the addition of a healthy baby girl to the family, but the addition of another Division I state title to the trophy case. The CHS swim team will be shooting for its fifth straight Division I title and sixth in the last seven years this weekend.   The prelims begin on Friday at 4 p.m. On Saturday, warmups begin at 2 p.m. with the finals splashing off at 3 p.m. The championship is...

11.16.17
Seniors Enjoy Mass And A Meal With The Brothers On Hearthstone

On Wednesday evening, the Brothers living at 801 Hearthstone Dr. hosted four seniors from the Brothers of the Sacred Heart religion class for mass, supper and fellowship. This was the first time in many years students have shared a meal with the Brothers at this particular residence. House Director Br. Roger Lemoyne hopes this is the beginning of many more of these types of interactions with students for the Brothers living there, most of whom are retired. The students attending were Matthew Barrack, Brooks Bryan, Andrew Kilshaw and Eli Weathers. ...

11.15.17
CHS Hosts Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit of South LA Competition

The CHS Bear Bots Robotics Team participated in the 2017-2018 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) of South Louisiana at Catholic High School on Sunday, Nov. 5. Catholic High School took first and second place in both the middle school and high school divisions. 17 elementary, middle and high school teams from the Baton Rouge Area participated in this event. The theme for the 2017-2018 RARC competitions is “Powering the Future.” Students explored an uncharted island full of energy resources.  Using LEGO blocks to represent solar energy, wind energy, nuclear energy, and fossil fuels, elementary and middle school students collected building...

11.15.17
Basketball Bears Open Season With 87-31 Victory Over Tara

The Catholic High basketball team opened the season by scoring early and often on the road against Tara. The Bears blitzed the Trojans with a relentless offense and suffocating defense to win on opening night, 87-31. "I was pleased with taking the opener in dominant fashion," said fifth year coach Mark Cascio. "It is a carryover of the great off-season we had that rivaled our preparation.  Obviously, we will receive more resistance in our home opener against Mandeville on Thursday night, but we will correct our mistakes and sharpen our gameplan for the Skippers on Wednesday at practice." Hunter Williams...

11.15.17
CHS Cross Country: 2017 STATE CHAMPIONS!

The Catholic High cross country program's reputation speaks for itself - 16 state championships and 10 state runner-ups, plus 50-year head coach Pete Boudreaux. Those numbers are enough to intimidate any 5A cross country coach around the state.  But, if you polled the 5A state coaches across the state prior to the season, no one was intimidated by the Big Orange Wave and no one thought this team would challenge for a state championship.   The Wave started the year with few returners and a number of freshmen and sophomores on the roster. Untested and unproven upperclassmen dotted the roster...

11.15.17
Jacob Fereday Named Outstanding Wrestler at Brusly Meet

The 2-0 Catholic High wrestling team will return to the mat in dual meet action tonight at home in the Bear Cave.  The opening match begins at 6 p.m. against 5A perennial wrestling power Comeaux High of Lafayette. The Bears hope to use tonight's dual event as a momentum springboard into their weekend meet in Houston at Cypress Ridge. Over the weekend, the 8th and 9th grade teams traveled to Brother Martin in New Orleans, while the varsity split its squad and competed at Central and Brusly. Hunter Goodson was the 113 pound winner at Central on Saturday. Teammates Canon...

11.15.17
Football Bears Advance to Quarterfinals with 44-0 Victory over Archbishop Shaw

The Catholic High Bears opened their 2017 playoff run with a convincing 44-0 victory over Archbishop Shaw from the metro New Orleans area. The Bears were dominant in all three phases and hit the Eagles with a flurry of punches in the second quarter to make their playoff presence known. The defense held Shaw to two yards of total offense, the special teams produced a touchdown, and the first team offense averaged close to six yards per play to help the Bears to a 8-3 record. Shaw slipped to 0-11 on the year. The Bears advance to the quarterfinals of...

11.14.17
CHS Taste Fair and Auction: A Wonderful Evening of Bids and Bites

The Catholic High School Alumni Association and the CHS Mothers’ Club hosted the CHS Taste Fair & Auction on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in the school gym. More than 525 alumni, guests and friends of Catholic High School gathered to experience a wonderful evening of great food and beverages, and exciting silent auction items. Guests were treated to samples from 29 area restaurants, caterers and beverage distributors.  The chairman of the Taste Fair was Kyle Smith ’95, joined by fellow Alumni Association board members, Monty Buckles ’93, Bryan Hart ’98, Stephen Berthelot ’92, Steven Cheatham `97, Buddy Webre `53, John-Paul...

11.14.17
Mu Alpha Theta Places Second at Episcopal Math Tournament

Catholic High School Mu Alpha Theta placed second in the magnet division of the Episcopal High School math tournament on Saturday, November 11. Students placing in individual events: Calculus Stephen Gaudin, honorable mention Sam Gianfala, honorable mention Khoivu Nguyen, honorable mention Precalculus Grant Alumbaugh, 2nd place Hunter Doiron, honorable mention Jack Fuselier, honorable mention Sayer Sauviac, honorable mention Sebastian Cordova, honorable mention Algebra 2 Daniel Barfield, 1st place Christian Thompson, 2nd place Nicholas Fanguy, honorable mention Alex Richard, honorable mention Geometry Benjamin Mayeaux, 2nd place Jacob Nguyen, honorable mention Students placing in team events: Calculus Ciphering 3rd place – Cameron...

11.14.17
2017 Bruin Yearbook "ONE" Racks Up At LSPA Competition

Catholic High School’s 2017 Bruin Yearbook, ONE, took home 10 awards in the 13 categories entered in Louisiana Scholastic Press Association’s High School Yearbook Competition, sponsored by the LSU Manship School of Mass Communicatoin. Of the 10 awards, CHS walked away with four 1st place awards and six 2nd place awards, including “overall yearbook design” and “cover design.” Congratulations to the 2016-2017 yearbook staff for another excellent yearbook.   1st Place     Theme Development     Feature Writing     Sports Writing     Copy Writing 2nd Place     Overall Yearbook Design (received trophy)     Cover Design     Class Section     Sports Photo...

11.14.17
Big Orange Wave Travels To Natchitoches To Compete in State Championship Meet

The Big Orange Wave will travel today to Natchitoches, the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase, to compete in the 5A state cross country championship.  The Wave headed out this morning and the starter's horn will sound at 2:45 this afternoon. The Wave, coming off a Regional win in its last race 10 days ago, will face fierce competition for the trophy.  Brother Martin, St. Paul's, Ruston, Parkway and West Monroe are the main competitors for Catholic. Coach Pete Boudreaux's charges will attempt to bring home the program's 17th state championship.  Boudreaux has also coached 10 state runner-ups in his...

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