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STA sweeps St. Helena in doubleheader


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DAWSEY DOES THE THIRD FOR THE BIRDS --Falcon junior Ryan Dawsey sparked a 20-11 third quarter run by St. Thomas to help the Falcons pull away from the visiting St. Helena Hawks, securing a 62-45 District win.



From Staff Reports
The St. Thomas Aquinas girls and boys teams collected wins Friday over visiting district rival St. Helena as the Lady Falcons used the charity stripe and some second-half suffocating defense to secure a 63-38 . . .


Williams named Mr. Football


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GEARING UP -- Hahnville running back Anthony 'Pooka' Williams gets ready for a game against Jesuit in the Hahnville Jamboree on Aug. 24, 2017.



By JIM DERRY Times-Picayune
His numbers from the 2017 season are staggering, and in fact are among the best of all running backs in the history of the sport in the state of Louisiana.
The elite season paved the way for another . . .


Ponchatoula rolls over Mt. Carmel


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DRIVING TO THE HOOP -- Ponchatoula's Hailey Giaratano drives toward the lane against Mt. Carmel.



The Ponchatoula Lady Green Wave stifled the Mt. Carmel Cubs, holding them to just nine points throughout the final three quarters on Thursday, January 11 to get the 63-19 win at home.
Ponchatoula's defense hit on all cylinders . . .


Amite teams down East Feliciana


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ABOVE THE FRAY -- Amite's Devonta Lee rises above several East Feliciana defenders to take a short jumper Wednesday.



Both Amite basketball squads dropped the East Feliciana squads at home on Wednesday. The Lady Warriors ran away with their game with by a whopping 70 points in an 80-10 victory while the Warriors ground down the Tigers in a more . . .


Amite's Smith catches game-winner for Alabama


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ONE FOR AMITE -- Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) scores the game-winning touchdown in overtime during the College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and Alabama on Monday in Atlanta.



Devonta Smith shined while playing receiver for Amite, but he never got to bring home the state championship to Amite City.
On Monday night's big stage in Atlanta, Smith caught the game-winning touchdown in overtime to win a . . .