Sports Briefs

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 19, 1998

L’Observateur / October 19, 1998

St. Charles Catholic Quarterback Club meetings will be held everyTuesday night in the school cafeteria from now through the end of the season.

The Riverside Academy Quarterback Club will hold meetings every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Nicholls State head football coach Darren Barbier is tentatively scheduled to be the guest speaker.

Mike Hoss, sports anchor for WWL, Channel 4 in New Orleans, will be the guest speaker at the weekly Lutcher Quarterback Club meeting Tuesday night.

As usual, chicken and dirty rice will be served beginning at 7:30 p.m. withthe guest speaker following. Coach Tim Detillier will wrap up the meetingwith his comments on last week’s game and the Bulldogs’ upcoming opponent.

The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is sponsoringhunter safety classes that are free of charge.

All classes will be held at the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office DivisionHeadquarters in LaPlace. Registration is required and you must attend eachday for certification.

Class times will be from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday’s class will startat Nick’s Shooting Range in Garyville at 8 a.m.The schedule of classes: Oct. 20-22 and 24; and Nov. 17-19 and 21. Call652-7058 or 652-9513 to register or if you have any questions.

The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation ishosting a NFL Punt, Pass & Kick program at Harry Hurst Middle School in Destrehan tomorrow from 4-6 p.m.Girls and boys age group divisions are 8-9, 10-11, 12-13 and 14-15 years-old. Boys and girls compete separately in local divisions, with thetop finishers in each of the four age groups advancing to a sectional competition.

The Hunter Education Course sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries that was scheduled at Hahnville High School for September and postponed due to Hurricane Georges has been rescheduled at the high school Tuesday through Thursday from 5-8 p.m.Participants must attend all three classes for certificate.

Materials and manual provided free of charge. Bring yellow highlighter andpen/paper.

The program stresses hunter tradition and ethics, wildlife management and conservation, firearms and ammunition and firearm safety.

The course consists of 10 hours of classroom instruction, a final exam and participation in field exercise. Field exercise to be held off campus. Upon successful completion, students will be issued a permanent certification card and an embroidered patch from the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.

The Riverside Academy Alumni Baseball game will be held Sunday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. on the Riverside diamond. The game has been moved to the Fall to accommodate current college and professional baseball players from Riverside.

If you plan to attend, contact Thomas Fernandez at (504) 536-4246 or coach Marshall Crooks at (504) 536-4251.

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