Category: Schedule

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Boys Junior Varsity Basketball, Boys Varsity Basketball · Schedule change for Monday December 11: Basketball games Postponed


Schedule alert: All Monday, December 11, 2017, home basketball games vs
Ellender Memorial High School have been POSTPONED.

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Purple Knights News · The Marching 100 to appear in the 2017 Bayou Classic Parade


Bayou Classic Parade Moved to Game Day: Saturday, November 25, 9:30 a.m. 

The Marching 100 is set to participate in the parade opening the 44th Annual 2017 Bayou Classic. This year’s annual Bayou Classic parade will be held Saturday, November 25 at 9:30 am. While it traditionally takes place on Thanksgiving Day, Parade Director, Jon Kardon, says it has been moved to the same day as the game to build momentum throughout the day.

The change in date is expected to increase excitement and crowd size, as well as get parade goers in a “Bayou Classic state of mind.” In 2016, nearly 80,000 attendees flocked to the streets of Downtown NOLA to witness the spectacle and this year, the attendance is expected to be bigger and better.

The route will begin at N. Peters Street and Elysian Fields and end at Loyola and Perdido.

Performing will be 14 “cream of the crop” high school marching bands, such as New Orleans’ own St. Augustine High School, McKinley High School’s Big Blue Machine from the East Baton Rouge Parish, the U.S. Marine Corps Band and the drum line from Dr. MLK Jr. Early College, native to Denver, Colorado. There will also be bands featured from Maryland and Georgia. Bayou Classic sponsors, including Cricket Wireless, will have floats in the parade as well as local organizations such as the mentorship program, Son of a Saint.

Kardon says he “works very closely with the New Orleans Police Department from the beginning [of the parade] to the execution.” He ensures that the force is active in the route planning, highly aware, and “very vigilant.” He is confident in their ability to protect and eradicate impending disruptions.

In fact, he believes there’s no better police force to navigate parade festivities and enforce safety measures. The goal of the Bayou Classic parade is to experience family-oriented fun. Kardon hopes to eventually have “the largest collection of marching bands in the city.” He believes he already has the best bands participating each year and looks forward to showcasing their talent as well as inspiring future, aspiring musicians.

Courtesy of Southern University and A&M College. 

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Boys Junior Varsity Basketball, Boys Varsity Basketball · Thanksgiving Week Basketball: Schedule Update


It’s time for Purple Knight Basketball! We have two games during Thanksgiving week. We play at Edna Karr High School on Monday, November 20, starting with the Freshman team at 5 p.m. JV and Varsity to follow.

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, we play Warren Easton at 8:45 p.m. in the Xavier Convocation Center. We hope to see you there!

Game details: 

Monday, November 20, 2017
v. Edna Karr High School
Games start at 5 p.m.
3332 Huntlee Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70131

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving Hoopfest Showcase
v. Warren Easton High School
Tipoff: 8:45 p.m.
Xavier University Convocation Center
7910 Stroelitz St.
New Orleans, LA 70125

 

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Multiple Teams · CCS offers live stream of St. Augustine-Brother Martin matchup


Rivalry weekend in the Catholic League as part of the Hannan Classic will be in the spotlight Friday and Saturday on Crescent City Sports and WGSO 990 AM.
Graphic art by St. Augustine High School senior Eric Beal, Jr.  

Story from our friends at Crescent City Sports. 

The link to the live stream is: https://crescentcitysports.com/live-game-streams/

CCS offers live streams of Jesuit-Holy Cross, St. Augustine-Brother Martin matchups

The action starts Friday with the 98th renewal of Louisiana’s oldest prep football rivalry between Jesuit and Holy Cross at Tad Gormley Stadium. The live stream on CCS begins at 7 p.m. with kickoff at 7:15.

The Blue Jays (1-3) and Tigers (2-2) have alternated hoisting the Golden Football for the last five years, with Jesuit blanking Holy Cross 38-0 last season.

Jesuit features a balanced attack with the passing of quarterback Alex Watermeier, who has six touchdown passes on the season, and the running of Michael Torry and Willie Robinson, who have combined for 378 yards.

Holy Cross’ offense leans more toward the run, with nearly 70 percent of its snaps on the ground. Landen Bates has accounted for 430 rushing yards and six touchdowns.

Lenny Vangilder and Terrence Jones will describe the action of Friday’s matchup.

On Saturday, CCS will have a live stream of the Gentilly rivalry between St. Augustine (3-1) and Brother Martin (1-3), also at Gormley. Kickoff is at 7 p.m.

St. Augustine running back Garland LaFrance, a Texas Tech commitment, has accounted for 257 total yards and three touchdowns. The Brother Martin offense is led by quarterback John-Paul Pierce, a returning starter who has thrown for 593 yards.

Last year, the Purple Knights rallied for a 24-18 victory on a last-second punt return.

The St. Augustine-Brother Martin game will be simulcast on WGSO 990 AM.

The other District 9-5A rivalry matchup of the weekend between Archbishop Shaw (0-4) and Archbishop Rummel (3-0) from Joe Yenni Stadium at 2 p.m. Saturday will also air on WGSO. Ken Trahan will handle the play-by-play of both Saturday games.

The Rummel offense, led by quarterback Chandler Fields and wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, has scored 79 points and accounted for 1,026 yards the last two weeks. Fields has thrown for 11 touchdowns in three games season.

Shaw, under first-year head coach Tommy Connors, lost its district opener to Holy Cross last weekend.

The link to the live stream is: https://crescentcitysports.com/live-game-streams/

 

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Multiple Teams · St. Aug football game vs. McDonogh 35 moved to Sunday


The St. Augustine High School football team’s season opener against McDonogh 35 on Friday night was rescheduled for 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 3.  Possible bad weather and street flooding in the Greater New Orleans area related to Tropical Storm Harvey forced the move.

St. Aug and McDonogh 35 were scheduled to play on Friday, September 1. However, due to the potential impact of the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey on New Orleans and the surrounding area, the game will be played on Sunday rather than Friday night.

Kickoff is at 5 p.m., on Sunday, September 3, at Tad Gormley Stadium.

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Boys Varsity National Honor Society · 2017 Summer Camp – Junior Purple Knights


St. Augustine High School has launched a new summer camp for boys in grades four through seven. The camp will reveal the Purple Knight tradition to young men while engaging them in a hands-on experience in a variety of disciplines including field activities in an environment designed to be supportive, enriching and most importantly – fun!

The camp is $175 per session with a $30 registration fee that includes the camp t-shirt. The camp will run Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. St. Augustine also offers a Before and After Care package for an additional flat rate. Before care is offered from 7:15 a.m.  – 7:45 am and after care is offered from 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. Register online or on campus during registration days in the school cafeteria on June 7 and June 27, 3 – 5 p.m.

St. Augustine Junior Purple Knights Summer Camp 2017 Session Dates:
July 10 – 14
July 17 – 21
July 24 – 28

Unique summer program for boys in grades 4 – 7. 

To register online click here to visit our tuition partner First Bank and Trust.
Select St. Augustine Summer Camp from the drop down menu. 

Click to download the Summer Camp Registration 2017 form.

Ideally located just minutes away from the heart of downtown, St. Augustine has a long tradition of academic and athletic excellence, and is the perfect spot for boys to spend their final days of summer vacation.

For more information or to reserve your child’s place, contact camp director Kendall Crawford ’13, at 504-940-5980 or by email at kcrawford@purpleknights.com.

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Multiple Teams · Spring Game Moved to Saturday May 13, Yulman Stadium


To accommodate the high demand for the St. Augustine High School Spring Game, the date and venue have been changed.

The spring game was set to take place at Purple Knight Field. Now the St. Augustine High School Spring 3-way football game between St. Aug, Lake Area New Tech, and Helen Cox High School has been moved to noon on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Yulman Stadium on Tulane’s campus.

If you already purchased tickets they will be honored at the door.

Kickoff is now slated for noon CT on Saturday, May 13, at Yulman Stadium.

All previously issued tickets will be honored at the game. All seating is general admission, there are no reserved seats available for this event. Tickets may be purchased for $5 in the St. Augustine Business Office.  Tickets will also be available for purchase, cash only, on game day at Yulman Stadium, beginning at 11 a.m.

Spring Game
Noon
Saturday, May 13, 2017

Yulman Stadium
Tulane University
2900 Ben Weiner Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Spring Game 2

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Boys Junior Varsity Basketball, Boys Varsity Basketball · Playoffs: St. Aug hosts Evangel Christian on Friday, March 3


St. Augustine, the No. 2 seed, will host No. 10 Evangel Christian in the quarterfinals of the Division I playoffs on Friday at 7 p.m. The winner advances to the semifinals next week in Lake Charles and will play the St. Paul’s-Brother Martin winner.

St. Augustine vs. Evangel Christian Academy
Friday, March 3, 2017 

7 p.m.
St. Augustine High School
Watson Jones Memorial Gym
2600 A.P. Tureaud Ave. 
New Orleans, LA 70119

Entrance: $7 per person, use Hope St. door.  

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Purple Knights News · St. Augustine Hosts STEM Night


St. Augustine High School invites you to join us for STEM Night on Thursday, November 10, 2016, to inspire New Orleans’ next generation of innovators, discoverers, and entrepreneurs. This event is a showcase of exciting and interactive exhibits, activities, and presentations for students to explore and experience the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Join us on Thursday, November 10, beginning at 5 p.m., in the St. Augustine High School dining hall for a fun night of STEM innovations.

St. Augustine High School
STEM Night
November 10,
2016
5 p.m.

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Multiple Teams · Friday, September 30 is St. Augustine Night at Lakeview Harbor


Purple Knight fans are invited to join us at Lakeview Harbor for a live recording of the Original Prep Football Report

Lakeview Harbor serves as host for Ken Trahan’s Original Prep Football Report. Head Coach Al Jones will be live with Ro Brown and Rick Gaille, and later with Ken Trahan and Ed Daniels recording the show.

St. Augustine Night at Lakeview Harbor
Friday, September 30, 6 p.m.
Lakeview Harbor Restaurant
911 Harrison Avenue

New Orleans, LA. 70124

Join the fun with the St. Aug coaching staff, players, and fans to discuss the football season.

For 10 consecutive weeks of the prep football regular season from Sept. 2-Nov. 4, Lakeview Harbor hosts prominent schools at the restaurant.
Veteran sports journalist Ro Brown of SportsNOLA.com and WGSO, 990 AM returns as the host while Rick Gaille of SportsNOLA.com, WGSO 990 AM and WHNO TV 20 will once again serve as the analyst.
The show will air on nine radio stations statewide with the studio portion of the show airing live video at SportsNOLA.com. Stations include WGSO, WSLA, 1560 AM (Slidell), KEZM, 1310 AM (Sulphur/Lake Charles), The Tiger, 1130 AM (Shreveport), WUBR, 910 AM (Baton Rouge), ESPN 100.3 FM (New Orleans, Bayou Region), KANE, 1240 AM (New Iberia/Lafayette), The Sports Rebel, 1320 AM (Vivian) and ESPN 97.7 FM (Ruston/Monroe).

The first hour from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. is entirely live from Lakeview Harbor with Ken Trahan of WGSO, SportsNOLA.com and WHNO TV 20 taking over at 7 p.m. from the studio, running to 11 p.m. WGSO will air Friday Night Football with Ed Daniels and J.T. Curtis from NOLA 38 and ABC 26 live from 11 p.m.-midnight.

Ken Trahan’s Original Prep Football Report includes previews from the top 10 games in the state, reports from 35 to 40 of the top games, interviews with winning coaches, frequent full scoreboard updates in conjunction with SportsNOLA.com and analysis from around the state. Lakeview Harbor is known for its superb burgers, seafood, and baked potatoes, among other outstanding delicacies.

Saturday is Game Day at Tad Gormley Stadium, kickoff is 7 p.m.

St. Augustine Purple Knights vs. Brother Martin Crusaders
7 p.m.
Saturday, October 1
Tad Gormley Stadium
5400 Stadium Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70124