Lycée Francais celebrates first team sports victory

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lyceeThe Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans board met this Monday and praised the school’s athletics program for their first victory in flag football and for 5th grader Chase Duvernay winning a medal in every cross country event this fall sports season — the first student athlete to win a sports medal in the young school’s history.

The 4th to 6th grade flag football team achieved their first team sport victory for the school with a 20-13 win over Victory Academy. The game took place on Oct. 4 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic School.

Half of the students in grades 4 through 6 — 87 out of 175 — are involved in athletics programs, CEO Keith Bartlett told the Lycée board of directors on Monday. Fall sports this season have includes girls volleyball, flag football, cross country, and a spirit team that cheers in French.

The winter sports season is starting soon and Lycée’s sports include girls and boys basketball, co-ed soccer, girls and boys tennis, and a spirit team.

Before the season starts winter season starts, a new basketball court will be installed at Lycée’s campus on 1333 South Carrollton by the Dads’ Club from Nov. 5 through Nov. 8, and the flag football team will be participating in a championship tournament from Oct. 24 to Oct. 28, Bartlett said in his report.

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  1. Unfortunately they wont have a chance to play in the tournament due to the dismissal time of 4pm conflicts with the game time of 4pm on Tuesday. Mr Bartlett is not allowing the team to leave school early and the league isnt moving the time. Very sad for the boys that played so hard the season and earned the right to play and now

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