Basketball: Chasing the cup – Slidell finishes 11th in Class A

Basketball: Chasing the cup – Slidell finishes 11th in Class A

Published Wednesday, July 5, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell nearly cracked the top 10 for the second time in three years in the University Interscholastic League's Class A Lone Star Cup rankings.

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Denny Deady Sportsman of the Year: Clearing hurdles – Roof caps career with medal

Denny Deady Sportsman of the Year: Clearing hurdles – Roof caps career with medal

Published Saturday, July 1, 2017
By Richard Greene

With the blast of the gun, Kayson Roof started churning her legs before bounding over the first hurdle.

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Basketball: Pierce takes over as Slidell AD

Basketball: Pierce takes over as Slidell AD

Published Wednesday, June 28, 2017
By Richard Greene

Casey Pierce joined Todd McCormick's staff at Slidell in 2013, taking over the cross country and track teams and assisting with boys basketball.

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Gift of a lifetime: Teacher gives colleague needed organ

Gift of a lifetime: Teacher gives colleague needed organ

Published Saturday, June 10, 2017
By David Talley

For nine years Bowie High School teacher Ronnie Mund lived with at or around 20 percent kidney function.

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Basketball: McCormick leaves post at Slidell

Published Wednesday, June 7, 2017
By Richard Greene

After 20 years in coaching and 17 as a head coach, Todd McCormick is hanging up the whistle.

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Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Storm damages buildings in Slidell

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Richard Greene

Mayra Calderon woke up early Tuesday morning to lightning flashes and the sound of thunder and couldn't get back to sleep.

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Zidermanis, Licea aim to be best sellers

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Kristen Tribe

Valedictorian Adina Zidermanis, daughter of Austrums and Rosie Zidermanis, and salutatorian Lisbet Licea, daughter of Guillermo and Lidia Licea, will write their own story as they graduate Slidell High School.

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Tennis: Serving silver

Published Wednesday, May 24, 2017
By Messenger Staff

"Getting second was exciting. Of course I wanted first, but just making it that far and getting to finals was an achievement."

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Track/Golf: Precious Medals

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Track/Golf: Precious Medals

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Tennis: Coston earns silver medal at state

Published Saturday, May 20, 2017
By Richard Greene

Stone Coston is bringing a silver medal back to Slidell.

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Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Track: Silver lining – Roof closes career with silver medal in hurdles

Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017
By Zach Duncan

Kayson Roof left Mike A. Myers Stadium with no regrets Friday night.

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Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Bring your mom to work; Slidell mother/son duo team up for the Rangers

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Racey Burden

Baseball completely dominates Jake Dunlap's room. There are pennants hanging along the walls, souvenir cups lining the top of a shelf, a signed jersey on the bed and a game playing on TV in the background.

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Track: Roof lands fifth-place finish

Published Saturday, May 13, 2017
By Richard Greene

After not vaulting last year, Slidell senior Kayson Roof made a return to the state meet runway Friday.

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Silver lining: Roof caps career with medal

Published Friday, May 12, 2017
By Zach Duncan

Kayson Roof left Mike A. Myers Stadium with no regrets Friday night. The Slidell senior also left with a silver medal in the Class A 300 hurdles, the second time she has finished as the state runner-up in that event at the University Interscholastic League track and field championships.

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Roof finishes fifth in pole vault

Published Friday, May 12, 2017
By Richard Greene

After not vaulting last year, Slidell senior Kayson Roof made a return to the state meet runway Friday. The three-time state qualifier in the pole vault closed her career with a fifth-place finish in the 1A finals, clearing nine feet.

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Track: Roof defies odds

Published Wednesday, May 10, 2017
By Richard Greene

As a 6-year-old, Kayson Roof narrowly escaped death in a car accident.

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Track: Slidell’s Roof adds to state workload

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell senior Kayson Roof booked her fourth straight trip to Austin for the state track meet Friday by winning the Class A Region III title in the pole vault.

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Track: Hacker finishes fourth

Published Wednesday, May 3, 2017
By Richard Greene

Decatur's Isaac Hacker narrowly missed out on a medal at the Class 4A Region II track meet.

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Track: Strong STATEments – Roof earns fourth trip

Published Saturday, April 29, 2017
By Richard Greene

Slidell's Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time.

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Slidell’s Roof seals fourth state trip

Published Friday, April 28, 2017
By Messenger staff

Slidell’s Kayson Roof is headed to state for a fourth time. Roof won the pole vault at the Class A Region III meet in Whitney Friday, clearing a personal best 9-6.

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