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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.

Stephen Colbert's bandleader, Jon Batiste hosts 'Live From Here' at the Fitz  Star Tribune

Jon Batiste, bandleader for late-night TV host Stephen Colbert, takes over "Live From Here" at the Fitz Saturday.

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 ...

St. Augustine's defense propels win, finishes tied for District 9-5A title with Holy Cross  The Advocate

Coronations generally carry little suspense. Such was the case in St. Augustine's successful defense of its Catholic League boys basketball championship.

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's defense puts clamps on McMain; Purple Knights in tourney final  The Advocate

For the second consecutive night St. Augustine's defense was red hot, and for the second consecutive night it helped them get a win. St. Augustine had three ...

Abuse claims against two Catholic clergymen settled by New Orleans archdiocese

The alleged abuse by Father Kenneth Hamilton and Deacon Lloyd Glapion date back to the 1980, the archdiocese says.

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 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 ...

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.

Crescent City Schools Notes for Dec. 12 | Crescent City  The Advocate

HYNES CHARTER SCHOOLS:Leon Mathes has been appointed as chief financial officer for Hynes Charter Schools, which operates a Lakeview Campus at 990 ...

Three Louisiana artists take home awards at 2019 Grammys

LOS ANGELES — Three Louisiana artists earned grammys at the 61st annual gathering for the award ceremony at the Staple Center in Los Angeles. Several ...

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 ...

1 surrenders, 1 sought in killing of St. Augustine High School student  WDSU New Orleans

New Orleans police said one man has surrendered and another is sought the killing of a St. Augustine High School student. The shooting happened about 1:30 ...

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

grades5.jpg. Students make their way to class at St. Augustine High School in New Orleans Thursday, January 23, 2014. The board of directors has voted to ...

Louisiana artists take home awards at 61st annual Grammys

Four St. Augustine High School alumni were nominated, two won Grammys and more Louisiana artists were honored at the show.

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Violent crime is scarring New Orleans' youth

NEW ORLEANS — Malcolm Venable is an average 13-year-old. He's an 8th grader at St. Augustine High School, a great baseball player, and he likes to hang ...

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 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 ...

Black-oriented news-talk station WBOK-AM expected to be sold soon to local owner  The Advocate

Citing financial strains and the challenges of managing a New Orleans company from afar, the Los Angeles owners of local radio station WBOK-AM said ...

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.

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.

Where did the Saints 'Who Dat' chant come from?

NEW ORLEANS — In New Orleans -- there's a chant no good Saints fan could ever forget. The origin of the term “Who Dat” can be traced back more than 160 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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.

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.

"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. 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 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.

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.

Maroon 5's PJ Morton joins short list of New Orleanians to play Super Bowl halftime show  The Advocate

Unlike most New Orleanians, PJ Morton can't ignore this weekend's Super Bowl pageantry. As the keyboardist of halftime show headliner Maroon 5, he's part of ...

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...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

St. Augustine to honor its 33 NFL Alumni on Saturday

Current and former National Football League players who graduated from St. Augustine High School will return to their alma mater to be honored at a special ...

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.

Nyx Myx picks second generation queen for Carnival revelry  The Advocate

The eighth Nyx Myx Masquerade Ball on Saturday was a black-and-white-themed gala at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Reigning as ...

New Orleans announces 20 traffic cameras outside school zones deactivated; here's where  The Advocate

Bruce Scoggin can remember it well: On a breezy, sunny day like Friday, his father would sit on the porch swing of his Henry Clay Avenue home and chuckle at.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

From Hollygrove to the Dome: Georgia assistant Cortez Hankton's journey has been a sweet one  The Advocate

Cortez Hankton looked out of his hotel Friday morning and took a glimpse of downtown New Orleans. The game, the biggest one of Hankton's young coaching ...

Wizard World Comic Con attracts a few real stars to New Orleans and lots of locals who wish they were  The Advocate

In the lobby of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, David Hoddle, of Baton Rouge, stood at the “weapons” table Saturday and marked a ...

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,

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Football camp with Fournette  WGNO New Orleans

Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette hosts free youth football camp in New Orleans in conjunction with the NFL's Play Football initiative.

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.

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 ...

Zulu coconuts, coveted Mardi Gras catch, become a coffee flavor via PJ’s sponsorship  The Advocate

Along the Mardi Gras parade route, the quest to acquire a Zulu coconut has inspired theatrics, acrobatics, plenty of hollering and probably even some prayer.

'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.

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 ...

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.

'Snap of a finger. That is how easy it is to get a gun,' New Orleans student says  WDSU New Orleans

Local high school students, some of whom have had a family member or friend shot and killed, opened up about violence in New Orleans this week.

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 ...

Jose Del Carmen Velazquez  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Jose Del Carmen Velazquez passed away while praying with his brother, Raphael, at 2:30 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 2, 2019) at the age of 81. There was great ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Positive Vibrations HeartBeat Award (Musician): Dr. Michael White  OffBeat Magazine

Renowned and multiple-award-winning clarinetist, composer and educator Dr. Michael White came to learn that just performing New Orleans jazz was not ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Leonard Fournette meets with Jacksonville Jaguars management to discuss season, future  ESPN

Jaguars management, including executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin, met with running back Leonard Fournette on Wednesday and the ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

#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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

School closures for Friday (1/19/2018)  WDSU New Orleans

School districts across southeast Louisiana and southern Mississippi are making the decision to close Friday because of ongoing winter weather issues.

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