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...

11.14.17
CHS Basketball Team Opens Season on the Road Against Tara

The Bears open the 2017-2018 season on the road tonight at area Baton Rouge foe Tara with tipoff set for 7 p.m.  The Bears enter the fifth year of the Mark Cascio era at Catholic High and are coming off a 19-14 season in which they knocked off Holy Cross in the first round of the playoffs before bowing out to eventual Division I state champion Scotlandville. Five seniors will lead this year's edition on the court for CHS - Hunter Williams, Jack Judice, Max Johnston, Bailey Luckett and Mason McCullough.  Ryan Michelet returns for his final season as student...

11.13.17
CHS Football Playoff Ticket Information

Dear Bear Fans,      We look forward to hosting St. Augustine in a 2nd round playoff contest on Friday, November 17, at Olympia Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:00 p.m. This is a reminder that your “All Access Sports Pass,” or your “Football Season Pass” does not cover playoff games. Fans can purchase tickets at the CHS bookstore, at the gate the night of the game and online by clicking the button below. After logging in or creating an account, click CHS and chose “Varsity Football: CHS v St. Augustine” to purchase your tickets. You will receive an email that will...

11.10.17
More Than 1,000 Guests Visit CHS At 31st Annual Open House

On Thursday, Nov. 9, CHS hosted its 31st annual open house for prospective students. Young men in grades 6-8 and their parents were invited to tour campus, meet faculty and students, and experience firsthand what makes CHS so special. More than 1,000 guests attended the event, representing more than 40 different schools from Baton Rouge and the surrounding area. Students and parents had the opportunity to learn about the history and mission of the school and see CHS students in action. For more information on Catholic High School and the admissions process, contact Sherie LeBlanc, Director of Admissions, at 225.383.0397 ext....

11.09.17
CHS Wrestlers Get Big Win Over Live Oak

The CHS wrestling team ignored the change of venue on Tuesday night, and gutted out a quality win over area grappling rival Live Oak. The Bears defeated the visiting Eagles by a tally of 39-33 in the Catholic High gym. The match was originally scheduled to take place at home plate on the baseball field, but the humid Baton Rouge evening would not cooperate. "We were hopeful the humidity would not be an issue, but the moisture on the mats would not dry out," said Tommy Prochaska, CHS wrestling coach. "I am proud of our guys for handling the adversity of going...

11.09.17
Big Orange Wave Grabs A Win In Prep For State

The Big Orange Wave stepped to the plate Saturday morning at Highland Road Park, and captured the Class 5A Region II meet. The Wave qualified for the 5A state championship meet this coming Tuesday, Nov. 14, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. The team scored 43 points and was better than rival St. Paul's (52) and Mandeville (92). Dutchtown was the closest district rival to the Wave, finishing with 188 points in 8th place. Collin Hedges, fresh off of a win in last week's pre-state meet in Natchitoches, placed 3rd. James Lalonde, returning from injury, gutted out a 7th place finish....

11.09.17
OPEN HOUSE | THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9 | 4:30 - 7 PM

On Thursday, Nov. 9, Catholic High School will host its 31st annual open house for prospective students from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Young men in grades 6-8 and their parents are invited to tour the campus, meet faculty and students, and experience firsthand what makes CHS so special. Catholic High School is a Brothers of the Sacred Heart School, and was founded in 1894. For 123 years, CHS has set the standard for excellence in education for young men in Baton Rouge and the surrounding area. With state-of-the-art facilities, engaging and innovative academic programs and more than 40 extracurricular and...

11.07.17
CHS Marching Band Receives Sweepstakes Award at LA Showcase of Marching Bands

The CHS Marching Band received the Sweepstakes Award for superior ratings in each division, drum major, percussion, auxiliary and band, at the Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands State Championship.  Drum Major Josh Campesi was awarded first place in Class AAA. The band placed 10th overall out of 35 bands statewide, which is the fifth time out of six years that the band advanced to the top 10 finals round of the competition.  "While this is the youngest band I've ever had, they showed so much maturity over the last few weeks of the season and had some really great rehearsals,”...

11.06.17
Football Bears End Regular Season 7-3 With Victory Over Broadmoor

The Bears ended the regular season with a convincing 34-6 victory over the Broadmoor Bucs on Friday, Nov. 3, at Olympia Stadium.  The Bears end their ten game stretch with a 7-3 record. Offensive Player of the Week was senior fullback Hunter Monson.  Monson, the 2016 starting center, scored two touchdowns on fullback dives for CHS.  Monson, lost to injury early in the season, worked feverishly in his rehab and returned to the lineup in a new position to contribute on offense. Junior safety Jonathan Mestayer is the recipient of the Defensive Player of the Week award.  Mestayer picked off...

11.06.17
Tickets Still Available for CHS Taste Fair and Auction

It's time for the Catholic High School Taste Fair and Auction sponsored by the Alumni Association and the Mothers' Club. We hope you will join us on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. in the gymnasium of the school to enjoy samplings from fine restaurants and beverage vendors from the Baton Rouge area. Great items will be offered in the Silent Auction and you will have the opportunity to place a bid. Tickets are $50 per person and $45 for seniors (65+). Dress for the evening will be business casual. This is an adult event. For tickets to the...

11.05.17
CHS Honors Grizzly Greats At Tailgate

Catholic High hosted the 2017 Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame Tailgate at the CHS vs. Broadmoor game on Friday, Nov. 3 at Olympia Stadium. Current Grizzly Greats gathered to welcome new members and their families into the elite group. The food was prepared by the CHS Men’s Club. 2017 inductees Patrick Coogan '93 and Corey Gaines '94 were introduced on the field before kickoff with current Grizzly Great members and were presented with their Hall of Fame jackets. Two inductees, Major Applewhite '97 and Donald Jones '99 were unable to attend the ceremony. All four inductees will be officially...