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St. Augustine High School graduation 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

The valedictorian of the St. Augustine High School class of 2018 is André L. Wilson Jr. The salutatorians are Gregory J. Lucien Jr. and Juan A. Monjarres.

St. Augustine High School students advance in business and marketing competition  The Advocate

Fourteen students from St. Augustine High School in New Orleans have advanced to state tournaments organized by the Louisiana Future Business Leaders of ...

Foundation formed by St. Augustine High alumni buys practice field for school  The Advocate

Backed by local donors, a group of St. Augustine High School alumni have purchased a recently created practice field close to the famed 7th Ward Catholic ...

St. Augustine bringing 'it' into Division I quarterfinals series against Catholic of Baton Rouge  The Advocate

For all of its athletic prowess and exploits, St. Augustine High School heretofore has not been known as a bastion for baseball.

2nd defendant in deadly 2015 shooting of St. Augustine student pleads out  The Advocate

One of two men charged in the deadly shooting of a St. Augustine High School senior in 2015 pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice Tuesday.

St. Augustine names former Edna Karr coach Nathaniel Jones as new football coach  The Advocate

St. Augustine as a school is going from one Jones to another.

St. Augustine High School names Kenneth St. Charles as new president, stressing his fundraising prowess  The Advocate

St. Augustine High School announced Tuesday that Kenneth St. Charles, a college administrator and St. Augustine alumnus with an extensive background in ...

St. Aug has been breaking barriers for young black men for more than half a century  WGNO New Orleans

February is Black History Month, a month-long celebration remembering the important contributions that African Americans have made in our nation's history.

Paul Beaulieu, civil rights activist, broadcaster and educator, dies at 75  The Advocate

Paul Beaulieu Jr., a broadcaster, activist and educator whose media career spanned more than four decades, died Tuesday of kidney failure. He was 75.

St. Augustine High School will drop lower grades; chairman resigns  The Times-Picayune -

Almost one quarter of school attended at taxpayer expense last year; other archdiocese schools facing severe penalties opted to expand instead.

St. Augustine High School Marching 100 drum majors chosen  The Advocate

Seniors Daylen Briant, Chandler Cyres, Adam Landry Jr. and Joseph Mirabin have been chosen as the 2016 drum majors for the Marching 100 at St. Augustine ...

St. Aug students win Powerade video essay contest, earn $2,000 for equipment upgrades  WGNO New Orleans

St. Aug. students recently won top honors for Louisiana in the Coca-Cola Company's POWERADE Power Your School video essay contest.

St. Augustine High School | Crescent City  The Advocate

St. Augustine High School held its 63rd commencement exercises on May 20, at the Xavier University of Louisiana Convocation Center.

Rex, St. Augustine High School celebrate 50th anniversary of Marching 100’s Mardi Gras debut  WDSU New Orleans

Mardi Gras 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the first Rex parade for the St. Augustine High School Marching 100. ”This is so exciting. We're going to be on a ...

St. Aug storms past Jesuit in Catholic League opener  The Advocate

As St. Augustine coach Al Jones likes to say, defense normally sets the table for his current Purple Knights football team.

St. Augustine High School paddling policy is 'not broken,' marchers say

More than 500 students, parents and other supporters of St. Augustine High School's policy of using corporal punishment marched Saturday morning on an ...

He built the St Aug Marching 100 and turned boys into men  WGNO New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS-- "This is band that put the word marching back into marching band and brought you soul music to the football field". That is what you heard for ...

St. Augustine versus De La Salle; Cavaliers QB Julien Gums rushes for 204 yards  The Advocate

De La Salle coach Ryan Manale took a politically-correct approach when asked if the state's top-ranked team in Class 3A football was ready to rejoin the ...

St. Augustine High School corporal punishment debate is about more than the paddle

Each weekday morning, 12-year-old Jesse Moore III rises at 5 a.m. at his home in Violet and carpools 14 miles to St. Augustine High School. Many days, when ...

65 years of grooming leaders at St. Augustine High School  WGNO

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- Anyone that has seen a parade or football game in this town is familiar with the St. Aug Marching 100. But St. Augustine High School ...

St. Augustine responds to rape lawsuit: 'Our hearts are broken by this tragedy'  The Advocate

St. Augustine High School responded publicly Tuesday to a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former seventh-grade marching band member who claims the school ...

Photos, video: Leonard Fournette takes New Orleans West Bank youth on shopping spree ahead of football camp  The Advocate

NFL star Leonard Fournette, who played at LSU and St. Augustine High School, took kids from the West Bank Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Louisiana on a ...

Life of a Saint: Tyrone Hughes  Canal Street Chronicles

Hughes talks about his journey through football, success and frustration in the NFL and, of course, his record-setting game.

"We lost a brother, something more than a policeman to us" |  WWL

NEW ORLEANS -- Fallen NOPD officer Marcus McNeil was a 2006 graduate of St. Augustine High School where alumni say an indescribable bond is made.

St. Augustine to honor its 33 NFL Alumni on Saturday

Current and former players returning to their alma mater for reception.

Local students walk out of school in remembrance of Parkland shooting victims  WWL

Schools including Lusher Charter School, Benjamin Franklin High School and New Orleans Math and Science High School participated in the local area.

Photo of St. Aug basketball team featured in Smithsonian African-American museum

The image of the 1965 St. Aug basketball team sits in an exhibit dedicated to sharing 100 powerful moments in African-American history, culture, and community.

St. Aug sports documentary tells story of trials and triumph  WGNO

NEW ORLEANS- St. Augustine High School is probably best known today for producing many of our city's leaders and its famous Marching 100.

St. Augustine student dies from injuries in New Orleans East shooting  WDSU New Orleans

A St. Augustine High School student died from his injuries in a shooting in New Orleans East.

Own a piece of St. Augustine Marching 100 history

Here's your chance to purchase what some would consider the ultimate in New Orleans and Mardi Gras memorabilia: a gold helmet from the world-famous St.

Rex, St. Aug Marching 100 celebrate 50th anniversary of integrating Rex parade  The Advocate

As they do each year on Jan. 6, members of many of the city's 30-plus Carnival krewes gathered on Friday to eat king cake, show off new parade throws and.

Crescent City Schools Notes for March 28, 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

SPRING FAIR: The St. Dominic Mothers' Club will hold its spring fair from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 8 at the school, 6326 Memphis St., New Orleans.

2018 Best of New Orleans readers' poll: local life  The Advocate

And the winners in the 2018 Best of New Orleans readers' poll in these categories are...

Documentary relives St. Aug's rise to title in wake of desegregation  The Advocate

A documentary premiering Saturday at the New Orleans Film Festival recounts the saga of the 1967 St. Augustine High School football team, which ...

St. Augustine Music Hall of Fame inducts inaugural class WTLV-WJXX

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. – It's been a haven for artists pretty much since its beginnings. Now the nation's oldest city is finally recognizing its greatest musical ...

Two LA high schools have produced most LSU All-SEC players since 2000

There have been 66 Louisiana high school players who earned All-Southeastern Conference honors for LSU since the program started its rise in 2000.

Who are the 2019 Grammy nominees from New Orleans? PJ Morton, Cha Wa and more  The Advocate

The 2019 Grammy Awards nominees with New Orleans ties include PJ Morton, Christian Scott, the Mardi Gras Indian funk band Cha Wa and several others.

Crescent City Schools Notes for April 18, 2018 | Crescent City  The Advocate

NOCCA MUSICAL THEATER: Aaron Richert of New Orleans, an Academic Studio and musical theater student at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, ...

St. Augustine graduate Zach Nelson killed in Mid-City shooting that left 2 dead, 3 wounded, ex-coach says  The Advocate

A former St. Augustine High School football player was one of two young men killed in a Mid-City shooting early Saturday that left three other people wounded.

Scholarship fund set up in honor of 21-year-old shot and killed a year ago

NEW ORLEANS- On the one year anniversary of his tragic death, family members and friends are honoring 21-year- old Zachary Thomas Nelson in a very ...

Alabama's 2018 roster features several players from Louisiana  247Sports

Alabama's football program has many connections back to LSU and the state of Louisiana,

A news anchor, an artist, a former Saints player: Meet 'Southern Charm New Orleans' cast  The Advocate

The latest spin-off from Bravo's "Southern Charm" reality TV franchise features “an elite circle of friends” from “prominent families” in New Orleans, according to ...

Catholic High rallies for 7-3 win over St. Aug in Division I slugfest  The Advocate

For most of Friday night's game at Olympia Stadium, in a Division I select quarterfinal to remember, No. 5-seeded St. Augustine had No. 4 Catholic High under ...

Photos, video: Leonard Fournette shows young football hopefuls how it's done at Metairie camp  The Advocate

Jacksonville Jaguars and LSU standout running back Leonard Fournette checks out the activities during Fournette's football camp for kids at the Saints training ...

St. Augustine scores first win, a 27-23 Catholic League victory over Jesuit  The Advocate

BY DASHONE DUNOMES. Special to The Advocate. St. Augustine has made a habit of starting slowly this season. Coach Al Jones knew all too well how that ...

Florida Mother ‘Shocked’ By Politically-Charged Question On Son’s Test  CBS Los Angeles

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (CBS Local) — A Florida woman says she's upset with a politically-charged test question her son, a junior at St. Augustine High School, ...

Man charged in Gentilly slaying acquitted; case linked to New Orleans restaurant robberies  The Advocate

A rogue's gallery of cooperating witnesses failed to convince a New Orleans jury that a young man took part in a Gentilly killing later linked to the notorious ...

32 years ago today and the birth of the Who Dat phenomenon: Jeff Duncan

Chant's association with Saints is traced to a Sept. 1, 1983 WVUE-TV feature story.

Undefeated (but unranked) Carver gets chance to make statement against McDonogh 35  The Advocate

And then there were 13. That's how many undefeated teams from the greater New Orleans area remaining after the first four weeks of the high school football ...

Nine Inch Nails, PJ Morton, 'The Last Waltz New Orleans: Keith Spera's Sound Check for Nov. 22-28, 2018:  The Advocate

The options for live music in New Orleans this week include a Goth/industrial rock icon, a homegrown pop/R&B singer/songwriter and tributes to a fabled 1976 ...

Uptown New Orleans restaurant robber's credibility comes under attack in murder trial  The Advocate

Dwayne Stevenson said he knew the dragnet was closing in on him when his family began receiving grand jury subpoenas to testify about a notorious string of ...

Miles tabs Kwahn Drake to coach defensive line  Kansas Jayhawks

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kwahn Drake , who previously worked with new Kansas defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot , was tabbed by head coach Les Miles to coach the ...

The Rev. Matthew O'Rourke, S.S.J., founding principal and president of St. Augustine High School, dies at 94

The Rev. Matthew O'Rourke, who as founding principal and president of St. Augustine High School in New Orleans won the admiration of students and ...

Meet the not-so-new guys: Southern promotes Warner, Jones from graduate assistants to full-time coaches  The Advocate

Ashton Warner's life forever changed when he was involved in a car crash his senior year of high school.

Boys basketball: St. Aug clamps down on Jesuit for 42-27 victory  The Advocate

In a game of runs, St. Augustine, fueled by its defense, made the most of them in its District 9-5A matchup with visiting Jesuit.

Unemployment remains stubbornly high for Black men in New Orleans | New Orleans' Multicultural News Source  Louisiana Weekly

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer. African-American unemployment hit a 46-year low nationally last month, but locally joblessness among Black men ...

Walker: So, how many Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year winners has your school produced?  The Advocate

It started with Leroy Hoard. The former St. Augustine running back, who went on to play 10 seasons in the NFL, was Louisiana's first Gatorade Player of the Year, ...

Gambit's 40 Under 40: meet the 2018 class of New Orleans over-achievers  The Advocate

New Orleans' movers and shakers, over-achievers and people who are making things happy — all before the age of 40.

Regis Prograis vs. Juan Jose Velasco in 8 days  Boxing News 24

Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Leonard Fournette will be ringside on Saturday, July 14, at Lakefront Arena in his hometown of New Orleans to.

'He had an evil, evil look': Woman takes stand to accuse defendant linked to Uptown robbers  The Advocate

The girlfriend of a man killed three years ago on a street in Gentilly said one of his attackers pulled up beside her car shortly before shots rang out. She.

Report: LSU loses tight end Jamal Pettigrew to ACL injury  The Advocate

The sophomore season for LSU tight end Jamal Pettigrew has likely come to an end before it even started.

Crosby receives national ranking  Beauregard Daily News

A young DeRidder athlete earned a No. 1 ranking on the gridiron following a performance at the Offense-Defense summer camp in Austin, Texas. Just an ...

Edwin Hampton, band director at St. Aug's, dies at 81  The Times-Picayune -

Legendary band director Edwin Hampton, a beloved community pillar, mentor to thousands of musicians and founder of the iconic St. Augustine High School ...

St. Aug greats Avery Johnson and Otis Washington are among La. Sports Hall of Fame inductees  The Times-Picayune -

Washington established St. Augustine as a prep football power in the state's largest classification from 1969-79 while winning 80 percent of his games.

Talk about Show & Tell! Two St. Aug students bring horses to school  WGNO

Forget the bus! St. Aug Senior Drew Delatte and Sophomore Tavis Smith rode their horses to school Tuesday.

Orleans public defender complains about recent antics of embattled Judge Byron C. Williams  The Advocate

Orleans Parish Criminal District Court Judge Byron C. Williams, already under a state Judiciary Commission investigation into allegations of groping and ...

First NBC shuts down; hundreds of parents lose funding for their children's education  WDSU New Orleans

For the last few weeks, hundreds of parents in New Orleans have been scrambling. Many of them, were only able to send their children to private school through ...

LSU signee, Lafayette High star Armand Duplantis raises the bar again with Corbett Award win  The Advocate

Finding ways to raise the bar has long been Armand “Mondo” Duplantis' specialty. During the past four years, the Lafayette High pole vault star has won scores ...

Rev. R. Tony Ricard  My New Orleans

If your idea of Catholic Mass involves a stern lecture and rock-hard pews, you'll find neither at St. Gabriel the Archangel Church in Gentilly. The new pastor, Rev.

St. Aug salutatorian from Algiers carries on family legacy

Algiers resident Tyler Sanders is the 2015 salutatorian for St. Augustine High School. His family has a long history with St. Augustine. His great-great uncle, ...

#TBT: 2013 ALL-USA Offensive Player of the Year Leonard Fournette gets NFL career started Sunday  USA TODAY High School Sports

Rookie running back Leonard Fournette will be in uniform when the Jacksonville Jaguars visit the Houston Texans on the opening Sunday of the NFL season.

Nell Nolan: Red Mass reception, Titans, Asian Pacific, Crescent City Farmers  The Advocate

Movers and Makers. Tradition, Tradition. Red, the color signifying love, courage and the Holy Spirit, permeated the festivities involved with both the traditional ...

The strong bond that almost led Leonard Fournette to Alabama

NEW ORLEANS -- They called the paddles the Boards of Education. When LSU running back Leonard Fournette walks onto the field on Saturday at ...

List of New Orleans-area schools closed Friday amid water pressure issues

Several New Orleans-area school districts have announced whether schools will be open Friday (Jan. 19) after wintry weather forced schools to close for most of ...

Bless Brees & the boys! New Orleans priest praying for struggling Saints  WGNO

Maybe what the New Orleans Saints need the most is divine intervention, especially after last night's horrible loss to the Atlanta Falcons. St. Augustine High ...

Duplessis wins State Representative 93rd District race  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The next Representative of the 93rd District won by a landslide. Royce Duplessis won the race with 72 percent of the vote. Duplessis ...

Meet new presidents, principals at Archdiocese of New Orleans schools this year  The Advocate

When the Archdiocese of New Orleans' 2017-2018 school year starts, a slew of new presidents and principals will be on campuses across the area.

Prep football first round playoff matchups  WWL

Here is a list of this weekend's playoff matchups for high school football.

St. Augustine quarterback Justice McCoy commits to Colorado State; Mount Carmel's Ellie Holzman named All-American  The Advocate

St. Augustine quarterback Justice McCoy has switched his commitment to Colorado State.

Leonard Fournette says he’s down to 223 pounds, his lightest since high school  NBC Sports

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette said repeatedly during the offseason that he wanted to slim down for his second NFL season. Mission accomplished.

2018 Annual Bayou Classic parade was a hit in NOLA  The Gramblinite

For 45 years, Bayou Classic has had a legendary impact on the history of historic college rivalries and this year was no exception. While many across the nation ...

Marching bands keep city spirit alive  USA TODAY High School Sports

Marching bands don't just keep the beat during parades or set the mood in a football game. They are the fabric of high school culture, giving students purpose ...

From high school ALL-USA to NFL Draft: Leonard Fournette, LSU  USA TODAY High School Sports

As the NFL draft nears, USA TODAY High School Sports will look back at the high school careers and draft prospects for former American Family Insurance ...

Watch: Leonard Fournette's offseason workouts  247Sports

NFL offseason workout programs are underway, but most players have already been grinding on their own. One is former LSU star Leonard Fournette who gave ...

New Orleans area all-district football teams  The Advocate

First-team offense. QB Justice McCoy St. Augustine 6-2 175 Sr. RB Bruce Jordan-Swilling Brother Martin 6-2 215 Sr. RB Marquese Albert John Curtis 5-8 185 Jr.

Warren Bell is Gone Fishin’ with LBJ  WGNO

Warren Bell is a familiar face, as the first full-time African-American news anchor in our city and having spent over 30 years in the media, working both in ...

Stooges Brass Band takes the stage for 'Locals Thursday' at Jazz Fest  The Advocate

Homegrown talent has always gotten special attention on “Locals Thursday,” when New Orleanians can get discounted tickets to the New Orleans Jazz ...

Jaguars star Leonard Fournette forges bond with state champs  ESPN

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Leonard Fournette was a big part of the beginning of the Raines High School football team's 2017 season, so it's only fitting that he's a ...

Ex-convicts come full circle, make the most of second chances  WWL

I was like, bleep basketball, I'm going to get loaded and try to hustle ... It was all about the drugs and the money and the women. I was in the fast lane, moving ...

Interim court clerks square off against politicos in two New Orleans races  The Advocate

It's been nearly two decades since there was an election for clerk of Orleans Parish Civil District Court or clerk of 1st City Court that did not feature an elected.

School closure list for Friday, Jan. 19, 2018  WGNO New Orleans

All schools in the St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District will remain closed on Friday, Jan. 19, due to water system issues affecting the parish.

Miles hires Kwahn Drake to coach D-line  Salina Post

LAWRENCE — Kwahn Drake , who previously worked with new Kansas defensive coordinator D.J. Eliot , was tabbed by head coach Les Miles to coach the ...

NOPD: 2 dead, 3 injured in Tulane Ave. shooting  WWL

NEW ORLEANS – Crimestoppers is doubling the reward for information about a shooting in Mid-City that killed two men and sent three others to the hospital.

Damon Singleton  WDSU New Orleans

Damon Singleton, "the Commander," is a native New Orleanian, a graduate of St. Augustine High School, a Surface Warfare Officer, and a 22-year veteran of the ...

Former JPSO deputy shot to death by wife, officers say  FOX 8 News WVUE-TV

A woman has been charged with murder after reporting that her husband, a former Jefferson Parish sergeant, had committed suicide.

Four candidates compete for Orleans Parish Civil District Court judgeship  The Advocate

The legacy of Civil District Court Judge Clare Jupiter, a jurist known for her fairness and keen wit who died in May, looms over the race to choose her successor.

Josephites mark 125 years of ministry and celebrate a 'resilient faith'

A gospel choir made up of members of several Josephite parishes sings at the Basilica of the National Shine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in ...

Texas Longhorns CB Jermaine Roberts to transfer  Burnt Orange Nation

After less than two years in Austin, Texas Longhorns cornerback Jermaine Roberts will transfer from the program. Orangebloods first reported the news and ...

Sources: Orleans Parish criminal court judge faces allegations of groping, inappropriate behavior  The Advocate

The state Judiciary Commission is investigating at least two complaints filed in recent weeks against an Orleans Parish judge, one involving an allegation that he ...

Local 'Lion King' Broadway actor fights back against diabetes

NEW ORLEANS -- Musical theater performers have been compared to Olympic athletes, with high energy and impact demands for hours every night. That's why ...

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