06.16.17
CHS Trio Making Dreams Come True

By: William Weathers                                                                           The seeds for such dreams were sewn long before they ever reached Catholic High School or LSU. They were played out on youth league fields when Jordan Romero '13 and Josh Smith '16 were first teammates with the Baton Rouge Tigers, finishing as high as third in a national tournament. Romero was the first to arrive at Catholic High, followed...

06.15.17
Alumni Association Hosts 10th Annual Fishing Rodeo

The Catholic High School Alumni Association hosted the 10th Annual CHS Alumni Fishing Rodeo in Fourchon, LA, on June 2-4. With almost 300 registered anglers, the CHS faithful invaded the Gulf coast for three days of fellowship and fishing. Despite some rough seas, the skies cleared and alumni, parents, friends and current CHS students hauled in quite the catch while celebrating CHS and the Brothers of the Sacred Heart.  From speckled trout to flounder, tuna to red snapper, prizes were awarded for the biggest catches, and guests also participated in several raffles and a silent auction. A great time was...

06.14.17
CHS Ultimate Team Presents National Championship Trophy to CHS

The CHS Ultimate team, Bayou Hazard, presented their National Championship trophy to the school on Tuesday, June 15. The Bears defeated nationally ranked No. 2 Lakeside of Seattle to take home the national title in Rockford, Illinois. This is the first team in Catholic High history to win a national title.  “At the beginning of the year, this group of guys said that they wanted to compete for the national title,” said ultimate coach Michael Aguilar. “The other coaches and I laid out a schedule for them that meant coming to school at 6 a.m., that meant additional practice time...

06.12.17
CHS Baseball Players Receive All-State Recognition

The Catholic High baseball team enjoyed a magical run to the state finals this past season in the Division I playoffs.  The Bears captured a district title, then defeated St. Paul's twice and Holy Cross in the semifinals to reach the finals versus John Curtis and finish 2017 with a 29-9 record. The accolades keep coming as junior catcher Brennan Lambert was named to the 5A All-State first team as a utility player. Lambert, in his second season as a starter behind the plate, led the Bears with a .353 batting average. He also led the team in RBI with...

06.12.17
Track and Field Members Receive All-Metro and All-State Honors

Just when you thought the Catholic High track and field team was done racking up honors after another 5A state championship, more accolades were on their way. The Bears had seven athletes place in nine spots on the All-Metro team and two relay teams earned All-Metro honors. Kam Cummings was named Outstanding Track Performer for the Baton Rouge metro area based on his championships in the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. Sethan Hollier was the other Bear named to two events - the 100 and 200 meter sprints. Distance runners Collin Hedges (1600 meters) and Peter Laville (3200 meters) landed...

06.07.17
CHS Graduates Awarded National Merit Scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that 19 Baton Rouge students from eight different schools have been awarded National Merit scholarships. Seven Catholic High School graduates from the class of 2017 are among those scholarship recipients. CHS National Merit college scholarship winners are Matthew Berdon, Michael Krzystowczyk, Jordan LeBas, Brian Long, Harold Miller, Nicholas Mueller and Andrew Schoonmaker. To qualify for a National Merit Scholarship, a student must make a PSAT score that ranks in the nation’s top one percent. Qualifying students must also submit a detailed scholarship application, including a written essay on leadership positions and contribution to school...

06.07.17
CHS Ultimate Team: 2017 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS - Wow!   The Catholic High Ultimate Team defeated nationally-ranked #2 Lakeside of Seattle, 13-10, last weekend to capture the ultimate frisbee high school national championship. The national title is believed to be the first of any kind for any team competing in Catholic High history.   The Bears went 6-0 in the national tourney held in Rockford, Illinois. Five of the victories came against nationally ranked opponents.  CHS came into the tourney ranked 12th nationally and was the 5 seed in Rockford. Lakeside was the 2 seed. The Bears finished the 2017 season with a 32-3 record...

06.02.17
June Bookstore Hours

The CHS Bookstore will be open the following days in the month of June: Tuesday, June 6 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday, June 15 and 16 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 28 10 a.m. - 1 p.m....

05.26.17
CHS Holds Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony

Catholic High School held its Eighth Grade Promotion Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, 2017. Fourty-four members of the class of 2021 were promoted to the ninth grade. Mass was celebrated by Brother Ray Hebert, S.C. Trevor James Turner received the Kiwanis Courtesy Award voted on by fellow classmates with input from eighth grade faculty members for his consideration and respect of others. ...

05.24.17
CHS Class of 2017 Includes 21 Eagle Scouts

Catholic High School has 21 Eagle Scouts in its graduating class of 2017. In a class of 277 seniors, 7.5 percent have achieved the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America program. Eagle Scouts in the CHS class of 2017 are Benton Alford, Chris Alumbaugh, Hagan Dalton, Will de la Bretonne, Collin DeVillier, Ryan Devillier, Taylor Empson, Taylor Fontenot, Ezra Grant, Ryan Guerin, Collin Hebert, Byrne Kennedy, William Martin, Gabe Mengarelli, Daniel Ourso, Jake Rovira, Andrew Schoonmaker, Nicholas Thompson, Jacob Thornton, Austin Tuminello and Alexander Van Biersel. Of the 21 graduating Eagle Scouts, five graduated as an Academic Program...

05.22.17
Catholic High School Celebrates Its One Hundred Twenty-First Commencement Exercise

Catholic High School held its Baccalaureate Mass and One Hundred and Twenty-First Commencement Exercise for the Class of 2017 on Saturday, May 20, at 4 p.m. at the Raising Cane's River Center. Two hundred and seventy-seven seniors participated in the graduation ceremony. The graduates were offered admission to 129 different colleges and universities across the country. They earned $24,421,966 in scholarship money, not including TOPS. As a class, they accumulated 23,790 hours of community service and earned 714 credit hours at LSU Spring Testing. The average ACT Composite score for the class of 2017 was 25.6, with 100 percent of...

05.22.17
CHS Announces 2017-2018 Grizzly Greats Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Catholic High School is proud to announce the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame inductees for the 2017-2018 year. Patrick Coogan ’93, Corey Gaines ’94, Major Applewhite ’97 and Donnie Jones ’99 will be formally inducted at the Grizzly Great Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet in spring 2018. Corey Gaines graduated from Catholic High School in 1994 as a Man of the Year and one of the most prolific three-sport athletes in CHS history. As a three-year letterman in football, Gaines was a member of the 1992 district championship team and earned All-District as a defensive back. As a...

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