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Sports Briefs

L’Observateur / November 23, 1998

Coaches, players, fans and parents: L’Observateur wants schedules, scores or any story ideas about sports and outdoor activities in the River Parishes. Contact Michael Kiral, staff writer, at 652-9545, drop by 116Newspaper Drive, or mail to P.O. Box 1010, LaPlace, LA 70069-1010. The River Parishes Fellowship of Christian Athletes Adult Chapter meets on the first Saturday of every month for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at the Corner Cafe on Dominican Drive in LaPlace.For information call Gary Zeringue at 869-3005 or Don Fernandez at 652 3029.

All basketball, soccer and wrestling coaches, please send your schedules to L’Observateur, Sports, P.O. Box 1010, LaPlace, LA 70069-1010 or fax to (504) 652-3885.

WCKW-1010 AM will broadcast River Parishes Sports Talk live from the Pizza Factory in Gramercy every Thursday night from 6:15-7 p.m. NOAH Recreation is holding basketball registration for ages 6-15 today and Saturday, Nov. 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at NOAH ballpark. Registrantsare asked to bring a copy of their birth certificates if not already on file.

For more information please contact Mike Schaeffer at 652-3590.

The Destrehan High School Fighting Wildcat Basketball Camp will be held Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Destrehangym.

The camp, conducted by Destrehan head coach Mike McNamara, his staff and several varsity players, is for ages 7-14 years old. The cost of thecamp is $50 and includes a camp T-shirt and basketball.

Each player will be taught, observed and corrected in the fundamentals of basketball. The camp also includes shooting drills and games and 3 on 3and 5 on 5 team competition. Campers will be age and ability grouped. For more information call McNamara at 764-1775 or 764-9946.

The AAU of St. James Basketball, Inc. tryouts for the girls 13-year-old team will be held Sunday, December 13 at the St. James High Schoolgym from 1-8 p.m. Girls making their 14th birthday after January 1, 1999qualify for the tryouts.

For more information call Lori Preston (651-9939), Yvette Melancon (265- 3416), Lenette Braud (473-6062), Kimball Octave (473-0841), Nelson Jones (473-3854) or Sylvia Gipson (473-9360).

St. Charles Catholic Head Baseball Coach Frank Monica is holdingtwo baseball camps at the school over the Christmas holidays. A camp forpitchers and catchers will be held Dec. 21 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.The costs for the camp is $60.

A camp for hitters will be held Dec. 28-30 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The costis $90.

For more information call coach Monica at the school at 652-3029.

Southeastern Louisiana University will begin its eighth season with the SLU Sports Radio Network this season. The Sports Network featuresflagship stations KSLU 90.9 FM along with two affiliates and globalaccessibility through the World Wide Web.

This year’s announcing team features play-by-play announcer Mark Willoughby and former Lions basketball player Duane Donald. Willoughbyhas been the voice of Lions basketball since the 1994-95 season.

Affiliates of SLU Sports Radio Network are WIBR 1300 AM in Baton Rouge and WSLA 1560 AM, Slidell. These stations will air a selection of gamesboth home and away. Check your local broadcast schedule for selecteddates.

In addition to the airwaves, KSLU can be heard world wide on the internet at www.selu.edu/athletics.Fans can also keep up with results and weekly schedule by calling the 24- hour information hotline at (504) 230-4444, extension LION (5466) for daily reports; and 5467 for the week’s schedule. The service is provided bythe Sunshine Pages.

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