Fourcade, Baglio, Lachney, Stewart to speak Tuesday at QB Club
Former New Orleans Saints quarterback John Fourcade, LSU director of external football relations Charlie Baglio, Riverside Academy head coach Chris Lachney and Newman head coach Nelson Stewart are the scheduled speakers for the weekly meeting of the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 21 at noon at Rock ‘n’ Bowl, 3016 South Carrollton Avenue in New Orleans.
A native of Gretna, Fourcade starred at Archbishop Shaw before starring at Ole Miss, where he was the Most Valuable Player in the Senior Bowl following his final season with the Rebels. Fourcade played for the New Orleans Saints from 1987-1990, passing for 2,312 yards. Fourcade also played in the Canadian Football League and played Arena Football.
A native of Independence, Baglio is in his 16th season on the LSU staff. He started at LSU in 2002 after coaching at Independence High School for 34 years, 22 of which as head coach. While at Independence, Baglio posted a head coaching record of 205-69. He won nine district titles and led his team to the state championship game twice. Baglio graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 1967 with a degree in health and physical education and followed that with a master’s degree from SLU in 1973 in supervision and administration.
In his first season as head coach at Riverside, Lachney has his defending state champion Rebels in the Division III state semifinals after a 62-42 win at Dunham in the quarterfinals. Lachney previously served as the head coach at Pope John Paul II and was an assistant coach at Brother Martin.
In his 12th season as head coach at his alma mater, Stewart has his Greenies in the Division III state semifinals after a 37-7 victory over St. Thomas Aquinas. The victory was the 100th for Stewart at Newman.
Speakers from the New Orleans Saints, LSU, Tulane and Prep football will address the audience weekly, along with special guest speakers from the sports world locally and nationally.
A local high school player of the week is chosen throughout the season with a metro prep player of the year announced at the end of the season, sponsored by the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl. Lunch is served weekly every Tuesday.
In addition, Chevron sponsors student-athletes of the week each week, who receive plaques and recognition for their accomplishments in the classroom.
Annual standard membership is $50. Luncheons are $20 per person for members and $25 per person for non-members for the 16 week schedule (Aug. 29-Dec. 12). Click here to buy luncheon tickets online.
CrescentCitySports.com serves as the official web site of the GNOSF Quarterback Club while Compliance Technology Group remains a presenting sponsor, along with Strength Systems and WGSO 990am. Weekly releases and the list of weekly speakers can be found at CrescentCitySports.com.
The Greater New Orleans Quarterback Club has teamed up with GameDay magazine to provide you the opportunity to purchase every 2017 Saints regular home game program for one subscription price with proceeds benefiting the Quarterback Club. Just click on this link to order and they will mail you the program on the Friday prior to the home games.
This is an excellent way for you to support your QB Club and receive the beautiful first-class magazine of the New Orleans Saints.
For more information on joining the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Quarterback Club, contact Stan Kottemann at (504) 908-6080 or at email@example.com.
For more information on the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation Membership program, visit GNOSports.com or contact Tricia Lowe at (504) 619-6114 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**The GNOSF Quarterback Club also offers a season ticket package, covering dues and all 15 luncheons for a significant savings over the course of the season.
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