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


Geaux Throw holds 1st tourney

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UNDER PAR? – A participant in the first Geaux Throw tournament in Magnolia Park closes in on the “14th hole.” Lettering on the tree in the background is a temporary marker. (Submitted)

Geaux Throw and the city’s Magnolia Park sponsored the first Magnolia Open Disc Golf Tourney Saturday, March 5.
There were 61 players ranging in age from 8 to 68 and hailing from Texas and Mississippi as well as all around Louisiana.

Early Doucet prevails in child-support case

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Former St. Martinville High and LSU football star Early Doucet, who had a brief stint in the NFL and is now an unemployed college student living off his savings, is going to have his considerable child-support burden eased a bit.

Breaux Bridge off to a hot start in district

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Breaux Bridge got off to a hot start in the District 5-4A basketball race, knocking of parish rival St. Martinville on Jan. 19 and Abbeville on Friday. In another league game on Monday night it was Breaux Bridge 58, Westgate 54.
The string of league victories boosted The Bridge’s season record to 16-7 overall and 3-0 in district.

Sportsman of the Week: Demi Layne Patin

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Demi Layne Patin, 11, daughter of Dana and Lori Patin of Breaux Bridge, shows of her first deer, a forkhorn buck taken on a hunt with her father at Mulberry Creek, Tenn.

BB tops Rayne, CHS goes 1-2 in tourney

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In a quiet Thanksgiving holiday week the Breaux Bridge Tigers claimed a 63-55 season opening victory over Rayne while Cecilia won one game and lost two in the Port Barre tournament.
St. Martinville was idle.