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


Sportsman of the Week: Earl "Boo Boo" Darby

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Earl "Boo Boo" Darby Jr., 6, hunting with his Gampair and Gammie, Arden "Noonie" and Rhonda Delahoussaye of Breaux Bridge, killed this eight-point (16 1/2 inches inside spread), 200-pound whitetail near Olla, in La Salle Parish.
Boo Boo is a student at Katharine Drexel in Broussard.

Bassmaster College Series coming to Nicholls State

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NICHOLLS BASS FISHING TEAM members Allyson Marcel and Tyler Rivet cast their lines in the Mandalay National Wildlife Refuge near Bayou Black. Marcel and Rivet placed third in the 2015 Bassmaster College Series National Championship and will represent Nicholls Feb. 25-27 at the 2016 Bassmaster College Series Central Regional in Houma.​(Misty Leigh McElroy/Nicholls State University)

Nicholls State University will attract over 100 collegiate bass fishing teams to the Bayou Region community when it hosts the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Central Regional Feb. 25-27 in Houma.

Sportsman of the week: Noah Guidry

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Noah Guidry, 8, a third grade student at Saint Bernard Elementary in Breaux Bridge, bagged this healthy doe shot with his .243 rifle at 75 yards in the Atchafalaya Basin. Noah is the son of Mike and Gabby Guidry.

Cecilia crushes The ’Ville, 44-0

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LOOKING FOR DAYLIGHT — Cecilia’s Raymond Calais Jr. cuts away from SM defender Ty Nelson (52) behind a block by Bulldog Dreylan Duffy (left). Calais rushed for three TDs and 165 yards in the first half of last week’s regular season finale to help power the Bulldogs to a convincing 44-0 victory over The ’Ville. (Kalyb Boudreaux)

St. Martinville wasted a golden scoring opportunity in the first minute of last Friday’s District 5-4A showdown with Cecilia and never came close again as the Bulldogs rolled to a 44-0 victory in a dominating performance.

SM Tigers struggle past Westgate, 17-10

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Running back Kain Pitre finds running room for St. Martinville last Friday against Westgate. Coming off the bench in the second half, the speedy senior rushed for 37 yards and a TD in eight carries to help the Tigers to a 17-10 homecoming victory.(Kalyb Boudreaux)

The St. Martinville Tigers overcame an anemic offensive effort to pull out a 17-10 homecoming victory over a winless Westgate team last Friday.