Coach Joe Galliano's football team had a 4-6 record but outscored their opponents by a total of 3 points. Lige
Hensley quarterbacked the 1970 varsity squad. Captains included Norman Hodgins, Robert Foulon, Brophy Boudreaux, and
Ronnie Brignac. The Freshman Team record was 5-1.
The homecoming court included Queen Judy Russo, Maid of Honor
Marcia Gunn, and Maids Paula Landry, Patti Revon, Janice D'Ana, Cathy Helm, Cindy Harrell, Debbie Cross, Kate Golemi, and
Susan Aucoin. The Glory Rhodes provided the music at the homecoming dance which was held in November.
team record was 16-15. Coached by Bill Authurs, the team captain was Rick Revon.
Coach Robarts' varsity baseball
team came back strong in the 2nd round for a 7-7 record. Dave Zeringue was named All District Catcher. Kirk Koppens
was the starting pitcher.
The Debate team, moderated by Mr. Paul Martinez which included Tim Bollhalter, Michael Little,
Lloyd Frazer, Wayne Junod, Dennis O'Hearn, Steve Delacroix, Russel Arsaga, Edward Chatelain, Michael Carrico, and John Lee,
won third place in the Northeast State Tournament.
Rummel won the District Track and Field Championship under the leadeship
of coaches Ronnie Doyle, Joseph Bertrand, and Robert Martin. Richard Fahr qualified for the 220 yard dash for the
state meet. John Maggiore broke the scholl pole vault record with a 12' 6" jump. Norman Hodgins placed first
in the hurdles with Dennis Schneider taking second place. The team won the mile relay. Raiders broke the 440 relay
record while Myron Yochim broke the school triple jump record where Lester Kennedy won the event. Marvin Haydel took
first place in the 440 yard dash. Ray St. Pierre led the mile run. In J.V. Track, Pat Evans won the 120 high hurdles.
At the 1970 All Sports Banquet Kirk Koppens was presented with the Leading Hitter in Baseball award. Gary Pendergast
won the Best Tracking Lineman award. David Russo received the trophy as Best Blocking Back and Jay Lauricella was recognized
as the Best Blocking Lineman while Ashley Schnexnaydre was presented with the Best Tackling Back trophy.
David Zeringue was recognized for Leadeship in Baseball. Greg Brenan was the Most Improved Baseball Player. Norman
Hodgins was awarded the Rufus Raider award as Athlete of the Year.
The Genesian Players produced Dracula, Diary of Anne Frank, Christmas In The Treasure Attic, The Man With The
Heart In The Highlands, The Diary of Adam and Eve, The
Tragedy of Julius Caesar, A Cutting from Death of a Salesman, and Mr. Roberts during the academic
The "World's Largest Gumbo Pot" was used at the Raider Festival. Homeroom 42 posed their
class picture in front of the Topaz (HI-BALLS - 25 CENTS) Lounge
Coaches Doyle, Schwaner, and Fenner performed as the
Supremes during the first Parent's Variety Show which was titled "Laugh-in 1970 and emceed by Brother Andrew Harris and
Mr. Bob Young.
The Senior Trip was to the Bahamas. The Senior Prom took place on Friday, May 22, 1970 at the
Tulane Room of the Jung Hotel. White Clover provided dance music.
The Baccalaureate Mass was celebrated
by 298 seniors at St. Joseph Church on Tulane Avenue. At the Graduate Breakfast Wayne Zimmerman, Norman Hodgins, and
Brophy Boudreaux received the Athletic Awards. Ralph Lousteau was honored with the Torch Award.
Perret received the American Legion Award. George Wagner and Michael Fitzgerald were the Raider Co-Salutatorians and
Guerard Grice was the Valedictorian for the Class of '70. Wayne Lee was presented with the St. La Salle Medal.
During the summer of 1970 the Schaff Brothers sponsored Rummel based American Legion baseball team won the State Championship.