Piranhas Ready to Bite

Published 12:03 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016 LAPLACE — It has been an interesting summer for Blaine Tatje and the Piranha Swim Team. After breaking away from the River Parishes to join the Jefferson Community Club Association (JCCA), everyone had a lot to learn. Tatje said it was a great summer. “It was just so…

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Swim Season Comes to an End

Published 12:05 am Wednesday, July 22, 2015 LAPLACE — While the summer may be heating up, the swim season has already officially come to an end and the St. John swim teams fared well overall. Leading the pack once again this season was the LARAYO Barracudas who, at 5-0 on the year, finished their 11 straight season…

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Piranha Swim Team Biting Back

Published 1:30 am Wednesday, July 23, 2014 By RYAN ARENA L’Observateur LAPLACE — Blaine Tatje quantified the feeling of three years ago, when the Belle Terre Country Club swim team would take the pool to compete in a River Parish Swim League meet. “We knew,” he said, “that we were going to lose.” What a difference from…

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