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Grizzly Greats

The Catholic High School Grizzly Greats Hall of Fame honors any person who has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the athletic program, selfless sacrifice of time and effort, leadership and whose actions portray characteristics which further the mission of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart and whose life and accomplishments can be an inspiration to the athletes of Catholic High School.

2023 Inductees

Dr. Carl Luikart '72

Dr. Carl Luikart '72 arrived at CHS as part of the inaugural 8th grade class to be granted admission to the school in 1968. In 1971, he was part of the CHS basketball team that made the program’s first playoff appearance in 16 years. In his senior season of 1972, Dr. Luikart led the Bears to a 22-4 record and a second consecutive playoff appearance. Individually, he led the team averaging over 20 points per game with a high of 38 against Baton Rouge High School that season. Dr. Luikart was voted Vice President of the Student Council and was recognized as a CHS Man of the Year in that same year. His playing career continued at Nichols State University from 1972-1976. Dr. Luikart currently serves as the Medical Director for LSU Athletics.

Scott Yerby '93

Scott Yerby '93 was a standout member of the CHS soccer team from 1990-1993. During these years, the soccer program saw unprecedented success, winning three state championships in 1990, 1991, and 1993 while coming in second in 1992. Yerby was a key player in that incredible run earning first team all-district and district MVP and first team all-state and state MVP honors as a senior. In his career, Yerby scored 90 goals leaving CHS as the all-time leading goal scorer in program history. He garnered the Most Valuable Player award at the CHS Winter Sports Convocation in 1993. Yerby went on to play soccer at Centenary College and then drafted to play professionally for the Lafayete Swamp Cats of the Eastern Indoor Soccer League.

Luke Zumo '04

Luke Zumo '04 is one of the most decorated basketball players in CHS history being named to the All-District First Team three consecutive seasons from 2002-2004. He was named District MVP, All-Metro, and 5A All-State Second Team. Zumo received a Golden Bear Award to go along with the American Legion Service Award.  He attended college at Loyola University where he was named to the All-Conference Team in 2007-2008, NAIA All-American Honorable Mention in 2007, and Second Team All-Louisiana in 2007-2008. In 2010, he was named to the school’s All-Decade Team for the 2000s. 

Zumo graduated from the LSU Health and Science Center’s Physical Therapy program in 2011. He was named the Top Graduate of his class after being the first student in the program’s history to finish with a 4.0 GPA.

Jason Peters '07

Jason Peters '07 was a disruptive force on the defensive line for the CHS football team from 2004-2007. During his time at CHS, Peters was selected to the All-District First Team twice, earned the Football Coaches’ Award in 2006, and was named the 2006 Gatorade Player of the Year for Louisiana. Peters also impacted CHS off the field. He was a member of the CHS Honor Board from 2005-2007, and his teachers voted him a CHS Man of the Year in 2007. His football career con􀆟nued at Georgia Tech where he compiled over 100 total tackles, 11.5 TFL, and 5.5 sacks. Peters was also named to the ACC All-Academic Team in 2011.

2022 Induction Ceremony

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