Dunham alumnus and history teacher Mitch McIlwain is the recipient of the 2020 Liz Peters Master Teacher Award
Tiger baseball player Brennan Phillps '20 built a successful business buying and selling baseball gloves.
Tiger basketball player Carlos Stewart selected as Outstanding Player for the 2020 Class 2A All-State Boys Basketball team
Dunham survives second-half rally to edge Episcopal 48-47 in Division III title game.
State Championship Playoff tickets may be refunded on campus starting Thursday morning (3/19) and Friday (3/20). The ticket booth at the Competition Gym will be open for ticket refund from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm both days. If allowed, we will use the same times for refunds next week.
The Fall Sports Convocation celebrated the best of Tiger athletics during the fall season.
Tigers representing all four fall sports received postseason All-Metro recognition.
Dunham football coach Neil Weiner voted LSWA's 2A Coach of the Year.
After a stellar season, several Lady Tiger volleyball players received All-District recognition.
Based on stellar performances during the 2019 football season, several Dunham Tigers received All-District recognition.
The Dunham School is excited to announce the addition ofMr. Wes Theriot to the health and physical education department, where he will teach P.E. and assist in coaching multiple sports. Mr. Theriot began his new position at Dunham on Monday, December 2.
The Dunham Alumni Association invites you to join the fun as part of the 2019 Dunham Cup Golf Classic, presented by Neighbors Federal Credit Union, on Monday, November 4 at The University Club of Baton Rouge.
LSU Freshman Derek Stingley Jr '19 "Light Years Ahead" As Tiger Punt Returner
Dunham Tiger trio invited to participate in the NCAA Basketball Academy.
Dunham Athletics hosts 5th Annual Dreams Come True Dodgeball Tournament, Wednesday, August 7 at 5 pm.
Dunham Tiger outfielder Austin Richard ’19 one of four local players named to 2019 Louisiana Sports Writers Association Class 2A All-State baseball team.
Whether it’s football, tennis or wrestling, Evan Light has found ways to excel, no matter the circumstances.
Derek Stingley, Jr '19 was selected as one of the Advocate's three finalists for the 2019 Boys Athlete of the Year Award presented at their annual Star of Stars Sports Awards banquet. He also received the Star of Stars Football Award for the most outstanding high school football player.
Tiger basketball guard Ralph Davenport will follow his dream of playing college basketball to Nashville next year. The senior standout signed his letter of intent to play basketball at Fisk University on May 6 during a brief ceremony before family, friends and classmates in Dunham’s competition gym.
The Dunham School is proud to announce that senior Laila Hampton has signed to play college basketball for the Lady Majors of Millsaps College in Jackson, Ms., and has been awarded a scholarship package totaling $108,000.
The Dunham School is proud to announce that senior basketball player Jordan Wright has committed to play at the collegiate level for Vanderbilt University.
Congratulations to the Dunham boys tennis team and their coaches Chad Myers and Ronnie Walters for claiming a second straight Division IV championship title at the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Tennis Tournament on April 24.
The Dunham School’s Jordan Wright took on a different role. The 6-foot-6 senior was more of a facilitator for the Tigers, who finished as the Division III select runner-up.
Congratulations to Dunham alum David Patrick ‘95, now head basketball coach at University of California at Riverside(UCR), who will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural NextGen Coaches event during the 2019 NCAA Final Four in Minneapolis, MN.
The final girls basketball game at The Church Academy, formerly Christian Life Academy, didn’t go like the home team wanted.
A Dunham wrestler since 7th grade, Grant Rabel ’19 approached his final tournament determined to reach one last goal. Less than 48 hours, he pinned his opponent in the final match to win his third Division III State Wrestling title (195 lb. weight class).
Tiger basketball player Jordan Wright ’19 has been nominated for the opportunity to play in the 42nd annual McDonald’s All American Game. The 6’5’ senior guard is one of more 800 top male and female high school basketball players from across the country who are now eligible to make the final rosters for the All American Games and one of only three Louisiana players selected.
Finding it hard to figure out just who the top boys basketball teams are? You are not alone. A group of teams are bunched together at the top.
Sophomore Carlos Stewart scored 22 points,including four 3-pointers, and Salle Wilson added 20, leading Dunham (Baton Rouge, La.) to the NXT LVL Hoops Fest tournament championship, with a 73-70 win over Whitehaven (TN).
It was another big day for Tiger Derek Stingley, Jr. ’19, verbally committed to LSU and recognized by many as the top Division 1 football recruit in the country. Representatives from the All-American Bowl presented Derek with his All-American Bowl jersey as family, coaches, classmates and faculty looked on.
Every great team is made up individuals who do their job well. Capping off a successful 10-1 season for the Dunham Tigers and a berth in the Division III quarterfinals, 17 players received All District recognition for individual efforts that made a huge impact on the team’s overall success.
In its 34th year honoring the best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company today announced Dunham Tiger senior Derek Stingley Jr. as its 2018-2019 Gatorade Louisiana Football Player of the Year, the first to be chosen from The Dunham School. Derek has also been named as one of three finalists for the Gatorade National Player of the Year to be announced in December.
Capping off a very successful varsity season, runner John Walker McDonald has been named to the 2018 2A All State Cross Country team.
It was a incredible season for our Lady Tigers volleyball team. They went undefeated in district play to take the Division V, District 5 championship. The Lady Tigers blazing through a tough schedule, notching wins against playoff teams from higher divisions, to reach the quarterfinal round of the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA State Volleyball Tournament before finishing 34-7 on the season.
Small in number but fierce in spirit, our Aqua Tigers made their own kind of splash in the finals of the Division IV State Swim Meet, held November 14-15 at the SPAR Aquatic Center in Sulphur, La.
Coach Neil Weiner’s Dunham team is playing for the second time in four weeks. The good news is he faces another Wing-T team in that span. The bad news is Catholic-New Iberia is coached by one of the state's top Wing-T coaches, Brent Indest. Dunham had a week off before playing Episcopal in the season finale.
After an interception in week one against Baker, Dunham safety Jordan Roberson become one of Dunham's top playmakers on defense after finishing with an interception.
Volleyball is a passion for the women in the Pixley household.
At playoff time, team records and seeding numbers don’t always tell the whole story. That was the case Thursday evening when Ascension Catholic took on Dunham in a Division V regional-round volleyball match.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association (LHSAA) recognizes the academic excellence of senior student athletes who have earned a 3.5 grade point average (GPA) or higher by placing them on All Academic Teams. Eleven Dunham seniors have qualified for the Academic All State teams in their fall sports.
First year Dunham starter Reed Godbery has lead his team to a 8-0 record and Friday against Northeast, he put on a show throwing for 3 touchdowns and running for 2 more in the win.
Sometimes, it's easy to spot an up-and-coming standout.
Dunham extended its winning streak to four games with a five-set victory over Lakeshore in Mandeville on Tuesday night.
Sometimes, it's easy to spot an up-and-coming standout. It might be the biggest or fastest kid on a football field. Or maybe the best shooter on the basketball court. There's no perfect measure for other sports, but Dunham's John Walker McDonald just might fill the role in cross country.
When life hands one an obstacle, many strive to tackle it.
LSU commitment Derek Stingley Jr. opened his senior season in fine form, making the game-sealing interception in Dunham’s 36-34 win against Central.
The Dunham School has made a point of not getting ahead of itself as the 2018 football season begins. The Tigers broke through to win the District 7-2A title a year ago and finished 9-2.
Join us on Thursday, August 30 for "Meet the Tigers Night" and the "Blessing of the Athletes" in the competition gym.
At the tender age of 17, as his high school career approaches its end and college football beckons, it’s becoming apparent the adjective “special” encapsulates Derek Stingley Jr.
When Dunham Athletics hosted its 4th annual Dodgeball Tournament August 9, 2018, teams of students, coaches, parents, and faculty battled fiercely for bragging rights, but Dreams Come True was the real winner.
If your little Tiger dreams of playing with the big Tigers one day, then don’t miss our free TIGER ATHLETICS YOUTH DAY on SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 from 9:15-11:00 am in the Middle School gym.
His silky, smooth jump shots are so soft they often drop through the net without making it move.
Dunham Tiger Derek Stingley, Jr., currently ranked as the nation’s No. 1 2019 recruit, verbally committed to LSU in a much-anticipated announcement via Twitter this afternoon.
All Derek Stingley Jr. could do was glance at The Dunham School’s football coach Neil Weiner and grin right after a 7-on-7 game played Friday at the Central High Stadium.
Bernie Moore Track Stadium at LSU, the venue for the 2A State Track & Field meet, can be intimidating, especially when filled to capacity with avid track fans as it always is for the running events. But as Coach Tim Jorgensen says, “The track is still 400 meters, the same size it is at every other track.”
Head baseball coach Sham Gabehart describes his team this way: “Collective greatness, by the sum of all the parts.”
Youth helped serve up a title for The Dunham School boys on the final day of the Allstate Sugar Bowl/LHSAA Tennis tournament.
Multi-sport athletes Lauren Haynes Parks '02and Mitch McIlwain '94 were formally inducted into the Dunham Athletics Hall of Fame at a dinner held April 19 at the Renaissance Hotel.
Still basking in the glow of Dunham’s first State Basketball Championship since 1998, Dunham Tiger basketball players are receiving postseason recognition for their outstanding performance on the court this season.
With the stroke of a pen, three Tiger seniors realized their dreams to compete at the collegiate level.
The miniature toy shark that’s been prominently perched outside The Dunham School’s dugout since last season represented a reoccurring theme in Monday’s District 8-2A encounter at rival Episcopal.
It was a season to remember as our Lady Tigers won their first district championship since 1996; coach Chad Myers reached the 200th win milestone and the Lady Tigers reached the quarterfinals of the LHSAA Division III playoffs.
A Division I assistant coach at perennial winners LSU and Texas Christian University with a stellar recruiting record has been named the next men's basketball head coach at University of California, Riverside.
There was more drama packed into the final two seconds than in some movies as The Dunham School beat Episcopal 49-48 for its first LHSAA boys basketball title in 20 years.
"What About Us” is the title of a hit song that describes a broken love affair. The same phrase could also be a great rallying cry for the Division III boys basketball title game between The Dunham School and Episcopal.
A few weeks ago, Dunham coach Jonathan Pixley posted the stat sheet from last season's Division III championship game.
The appearance of the box score from last year’s 70-41 loss to Country Day in the Division III state championship game made its way into The Dunham School’s locker room several weeks ago.
Dunham’s defense stepped up in the third quarter to help power the Tigers to a 62-46 Division III boys basketball quarterfinal victory over The Church Academy Friday at Dunham.
The Dunham School spent all of Thursday’s Division III state select quarterfinal playoff game trying to catch St. Katharine Drexel.
Picking a winning strategy was easy for The Dunham School's girls basketball coach Chad Myers.
Second verse, not exactly the same as the first for Jordan Wright.
The recruiting process pushed The Dunham School's Mike Williams out of his comfort zone.
Tiger wrestler Grant Rabel ‘19 added another title to the Rabel family’s rich legacy on the mat when he emerged as the victor from the final match of the 195 pound weight class in the City Wrestling Championship held February 3-4 at Catholic High School. Grant defeated McKinley opponent Gavin Bonilla 2-1 to claim his first city championship title.
Speculation about where The Dunham School’s Mike Williams would play college football and what position he would play began well before his senior season.
It’s been 22 years since The Dunham School girls won a district basketball title. A year after a run to the Division III quarterfinals, the Tigers (19-6, 1-0) have positioned themselves for a shot at the District 8-2A title heading into Friday’s 6 p.m. game at Port Allen (10-10, 1-1).
Congratulations to Tiger quarterback Mike Williams ‘18 who was selected as one of eight finalists for the 2017 Warrick Dunn Award/ WAFB Sportsline Player of the Year.
Thank you, Dunham community, for the fantastic turnout for the recent "Dunk To Defeat ALS" basketball benefit.
Congratulations to Lady Tiger Taylor Hurst '20 who was named to The Advocate's 2017 All- Metro Volleyball team (Divisions III,IV & V).
With Dunham trailing by three points and the ball in his hands Friday, Jordan Wright dribbled up the left side of the court and made a pull-up 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to force overtime, an additional four minutes that allowed the Tigers to dispatch Madison Prep 57-50.
A year ago, The Dunham School's Jonathan Pixley took his team to Madison Prep with a goalin mind that didn't involve a victory.
ICYMI: After a close first quarter, Dunham shut down West Feliciana, and Jordan Wright kept scoring for the Tigers in a 76-39 victory in the Episcopal Classic on Friday night.
Junior Jordan Wright is lauded as perhaps the state's top 2019 prospect but Oddyst Walker is every bit as important to Dunham's success as a team.
Oh, what a season! The Tigers marched undefeated in district play (6-0) to capture the school’s first District Championship since 1993, then battled their way to the Division III quarterfinals before ending the season with a 9-2 record overall.
The Dunham School looked like a prohibitive favorite going into its first-round Division III playoff game Friday night. The Tigers lived up to the advance billing with a 55-6 drubbing of Pope John II of Slidell.
At 6-foot-2 and 260 pounds, Dunham senior quarterback Mike Williams is a freight train to bring down.
The Dunham School used all facets of its team to stymie Episcopal’s high-powered offense Friday night.
The Dunham School’s football coach Neil Weiner had one bit of advice to those attending Friday’s showdown for the District 7-2A championship featuring his Tigers and visiting Episcopal.
A first-year sophomore and a fifth-year senior led the way Tuesday evening as the Dunham School opened up the LHSAA Division V volleyball playoffs with a 3-0 win over West St. John.
Congratulations to our Lady Tigers volleyball team on last night’s 26-24, 23-25, 25-18, 25-15 win over Episcopal. The Lady Tigers, coached by Donna Pixley and assistant coaches Nicole Callac and Brent Shelton, now head into the November state playoffs as District V Co-Champions.
Should The Dunham School follow through in two weeks with only the school’s second district championship — and first in 24 years — the Tigers will look back favorably on Friday’s 17-14 District 7-2A victory over Northeast.
The Dunham School is proud to announce that our Lady Tigers volleyball team has received the 2017 LHSAA Division V Sportsmanship Award from the Capital City Board of Volleyball Officials (CCBVO).
For a game that was delayed nearly two hours by inclement weather, The Dunham School and Port Allen put on quite a show that carried late into the night. Because of the late-game heroics of two of top performers in District 7-2A, the Tigers survived both the elements and a determined effort from the Pelicans. Dunham quarterback Mike Williams engineered a game-winning drive of 54 yards in 6 plays — capping the 49-second march with a 1-yard score with 41 seconds to play.
For the second consecutive week, playing a higher-classification team posed little problem for Dunham. And especially for running back Treylan Mouton. The Class 2A Tigers scored two touchdowns and a safety during a 3-minute, 32-second span in the first quarter and went on to a 43-3 victory Thursday night over Class 4A St. Michael the Archangel at Woodlawn High School.
Dunham alum Abraham Wallace '14 spent three years at LSU chasing his football dream. After graduating early with a business degree in August 2017, he found himself at a crossroads. With two years of eligibility remaining, Abraham felt the best opportunity for his future lay 11 hours to the west at Texas Tech.
Dunham Athletics raised just under $2,000 for Dreams Come True of Louisiana at their annual Dunham Dodgeball Tournament. Dreams Come True impacts families of young kids who may not make it past their youth,” Coach Neil Weiner said. “For our kids who are healthy, active and blessed, playing to help Dreams help sick kids puts everything in perspective.”
Congratulations to the following Dunham Tigers who were named to The Advocate's All-Metro Golf Team this week.
As Tiger QB Mike "Big Cat" Williams prepares for his senior season, he doesn't want to think about his football future at the next level just yet. But he knows that time is coming soon. Enjoy William Weathers' recent Advocate article that highlights Williams' remarkable skill.
Congratulations to these Dunham Tigers who were named to the LHSAA District 8-2A First Team All-District Baseball Team: