News, Sports and Entertainment for St. Martin Parish, La.


Late FG lifts St. M’ville past Northside Vikings

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WINNING KICK – St. Martinville junior Dylan Wilmore swings into a 34-yard field goal in the closing seconds of last week’s jamboree game against Northside. The 3-pointer boosted the Tigers to a 17-14 win over the Vikings. Dyllan Derouselle (18) put the ball into perfect position.(Kalyb Boudreaux)

The St. Martinville Tigers used a last second field goal to pull out a 17-14 victory over Northside in the opening game of the Lafayette Kiwanis Football Jamboree last week.

Petit Tour du Teche 2016

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Young paddlers got a taste of kayak racing in Petit Tour du Teche at Parc des Ponts de Pont Saturday, Aug. 6.
Ranging from 250 yards to a mile in length, the races are staged around buoys. The racers are within view of the park at all times so that moms and dads and brothers and sisters can cheer them on.

Kayak races for kids Saturday, Aug. 6

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PETIT TOUR DU TECHE – Young kayakers churn up Bayou Teche in Breaux Bridge during Petit Tour du Teche 2015. This year’s day of youth racing put on by Tour du Teche is set for Saturday, Aug. 6. Registration is open and can be made online via (File photo)

Registration is open for Petit Tour du Teche, youth races in Bayou Teche at Parc des Ponts de Pont Breaux. The event is Saturday, Aug. 6.
Registration costs $20 and includes a T-shirt and lunch. Boats and other equipment are not provided. All paddlers must wear Coast Guard-approved PFDs.