River Region Sports News, Events and Information

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 20, 2005


The 2005 St. Joan of Arc School “Vikes on Spikes” Golf Classic and Social is set for Friday May 6, 2005 at the Belle Terre Country Club located on 111 Fairway Drive in LaPlace. Lunch is set for 12 p.m. With a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner will be served following the round. The entrance fee is $125 per player or $500 per team. Each golfer will receive two Social tickets. There will be hole-in-one contests as well as longest drive, putting and closest-to-the hole contests. The Social will be from 7-11 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by Lee and Perry’s (a production of Take 5). Social tickets are $25 per person or $50 per couple. All proceeds will benefit St. Joan of Arc School’s Alack Memorial Library. For an application and more information contact Kevin or Andre’ Lacour at 985-653-8443, Michael Martin at 985-651-2859, Mark Roussel at 985-651-7207, Rebecca Taliancich or Larry Bourgeois at 985-652-6310.

The second annual Rudolph G. Dinvaunt Athletic Foundation tournament will be held on Friday, April 22, 2005 at the Belle Terre Country Club. Shotgun start at 1 p.m. Proceeds will benefit West St. John Athletic Department and the Rudolph G. Dinvaunt Stadium. For application and more information please contact the Foundation at 985-536-4482.


The second annual Frisco Fest 5K/mile run is set for May 22nd at 7:30 for the mile run and 8:00 for the 5K run at the San Fransico Plantation in Garyville, Louisiana. Entry fee is $12 before May 1st, $15.00 after. Ages 12 and under are free. Race amenities include a custom t-shirt, food, cold beer, free admission to browse around the fest featuring crafts, food and entertainment. For an application and more information contact Beverly Oubre and 985-535-7159.


The second annual Tour De’San Francisco bike run is set for May 21, 2005 at the San Francisco Plantation in Garyville, Louisiana. Check in time is 7:30 a.m. with a 8 a.m. start. Lunch will be served at 11 a.m. Your $20 entry fee for the 25-mile race includes a t-shirt, drinks and meal. Fee is $25 after May 1. For more information and an application contact Beverly Oubre at 985-535-7159 or Aleisha Accardo and Kim Fontenot at 985-535-2341.