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PR falls

PR falls

Editor November 15, 2015 Comments Off on PR falls

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer IOTA – It was one and done for the #24 seed Pearl River Lady Rebels last Thursday night as the #9 seed Iota Lady Bulldogs handed them a

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NS earns two wins

NS earns two wins

Editor November 15, 2015 Comments Off on NS earns two wins

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The #9 seed Northshore Lady Panthers looked like they are hitting their peak just in time as the Panthers took a relatively easy win over the

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PJP cruises into quarterfinals

PJP cruises into quarterfinals

Editor November 15, 2015 Comments Off on PJP cruises into quarterfinals

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Pope John Paul II Lady Jaguars began their march to the championship with a big, regional playoff win against the St. Thomas Aquinas Lady Falcons

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Slidell can’t stop Sears, St. Paul’s

Slidell can’t stop Sears, St. Paul’s

Editor October 30, 2015 Comments Off on Slidell can’t stop Sears, St. Paul’s

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer COVINGTON – It was business as usual for the St. Pauls Wolves as they disposed of the Slidell Tigers in a 51-7 rout in District 6-5A action on

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Salmen wins, 14-7

Salmen wins, 14-7

Editor October 30, 2015 Comments Off on Salmen wins, 14-7

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Salmen Spartans picked up their second, consecutive win of the season coming out on top 14-7 in a non-district game against the Jewel-Sumner Cowboys last

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St. Helena shuts out Pope John Paul

St. Helena shuts out Pope John Paul

Editor October 30, 2015 Comments Off on St. Helena shuts out Pope John Paul

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The result was not what the Pope John Paul II Jaguars expected as the St. Helena Hawks (5-3, 3-1) came into Lester Latino field and shut

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Brumfield, Lions defeat Panthers

Brumfield, Lions defeat Panthers

Editor October 29, 2015 Comments Off on Brumfield, Lions defeat Panthers

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Covington’s Lions (4-4, 2-3) took a big 35-17 victory in District 6-5A against the Northshore Panthers last Friday night. Northshore (2-6, 1-4) saw too much of

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Hookfin-led Wolves top Pearl River

Hookfin-led Wolves top Pearl River

Editor October 29, 2015 Comments Off on Hookfin-led Wolves top Pearl River

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer PEARL RIVER — The Loranger Wolves (3-5, 1-2) rained on the Pearl River Rebel’s parade last Friday night to win their first District 8-4A win with a 49-3

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Strong efforts by Slidell, Salmen

Strong efforts by Slidell, Salmen

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Strong efforts by Slidell, Salmen

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Both the Slidell Lady Tigers and the Salman Lady Spartans battled in two matches each last week. Slidell opened the week against district opponent Covington and

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PJP keeps rolling

PJP keeps rolling

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on PJP keeps rolling

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Lady Jaguars of Pope John Paul II continued their dominance of local volleyball by posting two more wins last week. The Lady Jags took on

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Winning ways continue for First Baptist Christian

Winning ways continue for First Baptist Christian

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Winning ways continue for First Baptist Christian

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL—First Baptist Christian’s Lady Eagles continue to impress with their outstanding play. They added two District 7-V wins last week against Lutheran and Varnado. In the Lutheran match

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Lady Panthers split contests

Lady Panthers split contests

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Lady Panthers split contests

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Northshore Lady Panthers are making up for lost time. After playing on the road all season due to renovations on their gym, the friendly confines

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Jaguars suffer shutout defeat

Jaguars suffer shutout defeat

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Jaguars suffer shutout defeat

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – It was a bitter pill to swallow but the Pope John Paul II Jaguars suffered their worst loss of the season at the hands of the

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Northshore blanks Tornadoes, 38-0

Northshore blanks Tornadoes, 38-0

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Northshore blanks Tornadoes, 38-0

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – North­shore’s Panthers notched their second win of the season last Friday night shutting out the Hammond Tornados 38-0 in District 6-5A action. The Panthers improve to

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Orgerons lead Skips past Slidell

Orgerons lead Skips past Slidell

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Orgerons lead Skips past Slidell

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – Mandeville continues its’ dominance of Slidell area teams with Slidell being the latest victim on the wrong side of a 38-0 Skipper win. Cody Orgeron tossed

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Spartans top Rebels

Spartans top Rebels

Editor October 25, 2015 Comments Off on Spartans top Rebels

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Salmen Spartans finally got a notch in their belt last Friday with a convincing 41-3 District 8-4A win over the Pearl River Rebels. Salmen now

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‘The Slidell Independent’ sports writer recently won the trip of a lifetime

‘The Slidell Independent’ sports writer recently won the trip of a lifetime

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on ‘The Slidell Independent’ sports writer recently won the trip of a lifetime

SLIDELL – As the Slidell Independent’s number one sports writer, I’ve covered every sort of sporting event that Slidell high schools have to offer. But recently I had the opportunity to participate in a

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Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on Battling the Chinese Tallow tree

The most invasive tree species at Camp Salmen is the Chinese Tallow (Triadica sebifera). At one time this tree was valued for the white waxy coating on its billions of seeds. This wax, or

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Jaguars fall to Newman

Jaguars fall to Newman

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on Jaguars fall to Newman

By DAVE WOODALL Slidell sports writer SLIDELL – The Pope John Paul II Jaguars bit off a little more than they could chew last Friday night when they took on the Greenies from Isidore

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Blocked PAT lifts Titans

Blocked PAT lifts Titans

Editor September 29, 2015 Comments Off on Blocked PAT lifts Titans

By DAVID FOLSE II Slidell sports writer SLIDELL—Playing every snap like it is your last and playing until the whistle blows. Many think it is just coach speak, but last week it proved to

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