Track: Roof aims for fourth state bid

Published Wednesday, April 26, 2017
By Richard Greene

This weekend, Slidell's Kayson Roof will bid to become a four-time state qualifier.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 19, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Information pertaining to the upcoming bond election, including a tax rate calculator, is available on the district's website under the "Parents and Students" tab.

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Track: Roof, Meyer win three area gold medals

Published Saturday, April 15, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Kayson Roof started her bid for a fourth straight state appearance with a victory in the 300 hurdles at the 21/22-A area meet.

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Greyhounds qualify for state

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

At least 10 Slidell students will head to Austin next week for the UIL State 1A Academic Meet.

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Student overcomes language barrier to become award-winning writer

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Racey Burden

For Lisbet Licea, the road to state UIL hasn't always been easy, but her tendency to work hard and not back down from a challenge earned the Slidell senior a spot on the bus to Austin next week.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell Elementary pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration is 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, now through April 21.

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Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 12, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell ISD Student Spotlights for Wednesday, April 12, 2017

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Published Wednesday, April 5, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The PTO is hosting a Spring Fling for all elementary and intermediate students Friday, April 7, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.

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Greyhounds dominate district UIL contest

Published Saturday, March 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Slidell High School's UIL academic team won the District 21-A contest Wednesday with 794 points.

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College Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Chance Walther of Decatur was named to Tarleton State University's scholastic honors dean's list for the fall 2016 semester.

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Education Briefs for Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Published Wednesday, March 8, 2017
By Messenger Staff

The third grade music program scheduled for Thursday, March 9 has been canceled.

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Basketball: Saltillo holds off Greyhounds

Published Saturday, March 4, 2017
By Richard Greene

Saltillo used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to grab the lead and force the Slidell Greyhounds to play catch-up the rest of the way.

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Basketball: Dodd City holds off Slidell – Lady Hounds’ run ends in region final

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a slow start, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds shot their way out of an early hole and back into the game Saturday afternoon.

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Saltillo edges Slidell, 58-56

Published Wednesday, March 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

Saltillo used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to grab the lead and force the Slidell Greyhounds to play catch-up the rest of the way. The Greyhounds stayed within reach until the final shot as Saltillo escaped with 58-56 victory in the Class A Region III quarterfinal at Blue Ridge High School.

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Dodd City holds off Slidell in region final

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

After a slow start, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds shot their way out of an early hole and back into the game Saturday afternoon. But second-ranked Dodd City’s size inside with the 6-1 Olivia and 6-foot Fallon Hilliard proved too much to overcome. The Hilliards combined for 26 points and 10 rebounds in leading Dodd City to the 53-38 victory over Slidell in the Class A Region III final at Mansfield High School.

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Basketball: Slidell makes regional return

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Rich Hilliard

A one-sided loss to Saltillo in 2014 put a quick stop to the Slidell Lady Greyhounds' return to the playoffs after a year absence.

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Basketball: Greyhounds shake off slow start

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Richard Greene

For the first 12 minutes Thursday night, the Slidell Greyhounds looked the part of a team playing its first playoff game in two seasons after nine days off.

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Improbable comeback pushes Slidell into region final

Published Saturday, February 25, 2017
By Messenger Staff

Midway through the fourth quarter Friday, the Slidell Lady Greyhounds trailed by nine and were on the verge of seeing their magical season cut short. The Lady Greyhounds then came alive, ending the game on a 14-0 run to pull off the improbable 35-30 victory over defending state champion Lipan in the Class A Region III semifinal at Mansfield High School.

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Slidell shakes off slow start to win area title

Published Friday, February 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Shelby Johnson’s 3-pointer immediately followed by his drive to basket for a layup-and-one started 11-0 run that allowed the Greyhounds to seize control of the game in the final three minutes of the first half. Slidell went on for the 64-47 victory over Sulphur Bluff in the Class A Region III area game at Trenton High School.

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Basketball: Big Addition – Freshman adds size inside for 21-A champs

Basketball: Big Addition – Freshman adds size inside for 21-A champs

Published Wednesday, February 22, 2017
By Richard Greene

Over his six seasons at Slidell, coach Todd McCormick's teams all have won more than 20 games despite the presence of players over 6-foot being scant.

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