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  • Rival high schools bonded after flood during joint pep rally Play Video

    October 13, 2016 10:19 PM

    GONZALES - Students from East Ascension and St. Amant High School is letting their rivalry be heard, as they come together for a joint pep rally 2 months after the flood. Outside the Lamar Dixon Expo Center, it is not hard to tell, Ascension Parish families are still struggling. Many... more »
  • Woodlawn intercepts a win from East Ascension 34-27

    October 17, 2014 11:47 PM

    GONZALES, LA - As the seconds winded down, it looked like Woodlawn would either head to overtime with East Ascension tied at 27 or fall to the Spartans in the last seconds. But Panthers cornerback Eltorrian Gildersleeve decided to write his own ending. The senior taking a 73 yard... more »
  • East Ascension defeats McKinley 35-19 to open 5-5A play

    October 11, 2014 12:09 AM

    BATON ROUGE - East Ascension begins 5-5A play with a victory over McKinley on the road. Spartans advances to 4-2 and 1-0 in district, while the Panthers fall to 3-3 and 0-1 in district. East Ascension returns home to face Woodlawn next week, while McKinley travels to St.... more »
  • Baton Rouge schools advance to Fastpitch 56

    April 25, 2014 9:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Local softball teams had their seasons on the line Friday night, with a shot at advancing to the state quarterfinals and Fastpitch 56 in Sulphur next weekend. 5A teams did the best, with four area teams advancing on to keep their seasons alive: St. Amant, East... more »
  • Discrimination case against Ascension Schools begins Play Video

    February 18, 2014 6:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A discrimination case filed against the Ascension Parish School Board in 2008 began Tuesday with opening statements and testimony from school board members and parents in the district. The case stems from a move the board made in 2008 to help alleviate overcrowding at Dutchtown Middle... more »
  • Local High School Signings Roundup Play Video

    February 5, 2014 10:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Here's a roundup of signees from 4 parishes and 15 high schools around Baton Rouge on signing day: At Central High, the Wildcats follwed up a state quarterfinal birth with a handful of seniors moving on to the college ranks: Donald Lewis junior is heading... more »
  • Rivals cheer at Shout Out Play Video

    October 30, 2013 10:32 PM

    ASCENSION - For the 16th year, high school rivals shouted and cheered for their school to win top honors and bragging rights for a year. The East Ascension Spartans and the St. Amant Gators went head-to-head at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center. The Shout Out is a week-long show... more »
  • Fans Choice Award Winner Week 7: Layne Trahan Play Video

    October 23, 2013 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Ascension Spartans were counted out after losing their star running back, and LSU commit Sione Palelei, to a season-ending knee injury; EA didn't notice, going 7-0 this year to start the season. Stepping up in Palelei's absence, Layne Trahan threw three touchdowns to help... more »
  • East Ascension rolls to big win over McKinley Play Video

    October 11, 2013 11:27 PM

    GONZALES - The Spartans didn't let an injury to Sione Palelei dampen their spirit Friday night. East Ascension led this game throughout, and the Spartans would eventually beating McKinley in a 41-28 rout of the Panthers. EA busted out to a 24-7 advantage in the second quarter and... more »
  • East Ascension rolls past St Charles Play Video

    September 20, 2013 11:29 PM

    GONZALES - The East Ascension Spartans got their offense rolling in a hurry against the St Charles Comets Friday night. EA jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead in the first half, as the Spartans would finish off the Comets with a 42-19 thumping. Running back, and LSU... more »
  • Tax revenue could fund freshman academies Play Video

    September 12, 2013 5:59 PM

    GONZALES - Increased tax revenue is fueling a plan to expand high schools in Ascension Parish. The boost in tax money has already been promised to construction projects for the school system, and that could turn into freshman academies at East Ascension, St. Amant, and Dutchtown High Schools. ... more »
  • East Ascension gets by Plaquemine, 38-34 Play Video

    September 6, 2013 11:24 PM

    GONZALES - The Spartans took care of business on their home field against the Green Devils, pulling out a 38-34 win. Plaquemine couldn't stop former Sports 2 Fans Choice award winner Sione Palelei, but the Spartans also put up plenty of point through the air as well in a... more »
  • High school robotics program gets boost from BASF Play Video

    July 11, 2013 6:02 PM

    GONZALES - A group of high school robotics experts are getting a big boost thanks to BASF. The chemical company donated $5,000 to Ascension Parish's robotics team to assist with building their next big invention. The program is part of the Technology Center of Excellence housed at East... more »
  • Man arrested for terrorizing near high school

    January 29, 2013 2:30 PM

    GONZALES - A man seen walking near East Ascension High School in Gonzales with a hand gun Tuesday morning, is now behind bars. Police say 19-year-old Blaine Dearmond was pointing the weapon, which was a BB gun, at several students. Dearmond was currently on probation for burglaries in Ascension... more »

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