Sports briefs: Fish for Triche

Published 12:01 am Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The second annual Spots and Dots Fishing Tournament, honoring former St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Deputy Jeremy Triche, is Saturday at the Harbor Light Marina Pavilion on Highway 56 in Cocodrie.

Fishing starts at 6 a.m. The cost is $50 per person. There will be a children’s division and an adult division with first, second and third place prizes for Speckled Trout and Redfish.

Children between 5 and 11 do not need a ticket. Children ages 12 to 17 may fish under a parent’s ticket. Participants may fish from any port or pier using rod and reel and artificial, live or dead bait.

Non competitors are welcome to attend the festivities, which will include with food, drinks, music, auctions, raffles, T-shirts and more beginning at 3 p.m.

Triche was killed in the line of duty, along with St. John Parish Deputy Brandon Nielsen, in August of 2012, leaving behind his wife and a young son. For more information visit or contact tournament director Mike Triche at 985-212-4313. All proceeds benefit Law Enforcement K9 officers in the state.


The June 1 edition of L’OBSERVATEUR incorrectly reported the batting average for St. Charles Catholic softball catcher Morgan Nobile under the All-St. John Parish Softball Team listing. Nobile hit .519 on the season.