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NSU’s Laiche garners national recognition with three-sack effort

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 9/19/16 4:40pm

Special to RiverParishFootball.com THIBODAUX - Following an impressive three-sack game on Saturday, Nicholls State University freshman defensive linemen Sully Laice has received STATS FCS National Freshman of the Week honorable mention, the organization announced Monday afternoon.  Laiche, a former Lutcher Bulldogs standout, led the charge for the defensive front in the Colonels’ 35-28 win over the University of Immaculate Word as he recorded three of the team’s five sacks In... Keep Reading

Former Hahnville quarterback Melancon measures up at MPA

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 6/29/16 7:45pm

THIBODAUX - Try as they might, big-name college quarterback after big-name college quarterback were unable to hit all three targets of the Air-It-Out competition on Saturday night at the Manning Passing Academy on the Nicholls State University campus. Then, Easton Melancon of Division III Louisiana College showed them how it was done. The moving targets were golf carts. The first moved across the field from one sideline to the other from 15 yards away. A second... Keep Reading

River Parish native Rebowe gets first win as Nicholls State coach

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/19/15 10:45am

THIBODAUX, La. - The celebratory postgame rush onto the field by the Nicholls State Colonels on Saturday afternoon didn’t go exactly according to plan. “We practiced that on Friday. The first thing I told them (after the game) was I was a little disappointed. I thought they would be a little more excited. I think they were in shock after it being so long,” Nicholls coach Tim Rebowe joked. You will... Keep Reading

Jackson suffers first loss at Superdome

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/16/15 5:31am

While most of the talk this morning will center around the Falcons first loss of the season, Atlanta’s 31-21 defeat to New Orleans marked another first. For West St. John alum and current Atlanta defensive end Tyson Jackson, it marked the first loss of his career at the Mercedes Benz Superdome. Jackson helped West St. John to back-to-back 2A State Championships in 2003 and 2004. As a junior at LSU Jackson helped the Tigers to... Keep Reading

First-year Nicholls coach Rebowe looking to build with local players

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/6/15 7:48pm

THIBODAUX - The scoreboard showed a loss of 37-7. In previous weeks, the losing numbers were 47-0, 20-10 and 48-0. It also showed that first-year coach Tim Rebowe, the former Destrehan High head coach and University of Louisiana at Lafayette assistant, and his Nicholls State squad has a long way to go to turn around the low-water mark in Colonel history. The Colonels have now lost 22 games in a row. Nicholls lost its final six... Keep Reading

Feist prepares for junior season at LSU

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/2/15 8:47am

Former West St. John standout Ronnie Feist is keeping a positive approach heading into his junior season at LSU. Feist, now listed as the backup at middle linebacker, has seen action in nine games and registered seven tackles during his career with the Tigers. During LSU media day, RPF.com caught up with Feist who talked about his expectations, getting a vote of confidence from Les Miles, and even on Brandon Walters becoming the new... Keep Reading

New Nicholls coach Rebowe stakes claim to local recruiting area

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/29/14 8:14pm

“I love the area. I always wanted to be here. I think it can be a special place.” With that Tim Rebowe, the former Destrehan High football coach, staked his claim to Thibodaux and the surrounding environs as the new coach at Nicholls State University. Rebowe, a Norco native, made it clear he plans to recruit between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, with a good helping of that coming from the “between... Keep Reading

Rebowe’s hire as NSU coach seen as home run among prep coaches

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/21/14 2:45pm

The sport may be football but River Parish coaches agree Nicholls State University hit a home run with hiring of Tim Rebowe as the Colonels’ new head coach. Rebowe, 51, a former Destrehan head coach and recent University of Louisiana-Lafayette assistant was named the new Nicholls coach at a press conference Friday morning. “I’m excited personally. He’s a good friend. I’m real excited for him to get the... Keep Reading

Nicholls sees Rebowe as perfect fit to direct Colonel football program

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/21/14 2:27pm

THIBODAUX - When Nicholls State University was searching for a new head football coach, schools officials came up with a checklist of characteristics they were seeking in the new hire. Among the hoped-for qualities: Local ties. Integrity. Excellent recruiter. Communicator. Fundraiser. Enthusiastic. Ability to hire good assistant coaches. Fit – somebody that understood the community and the institution. As the search went on, something started to happen while reviewing applicants. “One by one, they... Keep Reading

Revenge-minded RA still feels sting of 2013 loss to Falcons

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/20/14 9:54pm

Riverside Academy may have gone through the regular season undefeated and coming off a 63-7 whipping of Pope John Paul II in the opening round of the Division III playoffs, but that hasn’t wiped away a bitter taste that has lingered in the mouths of the Rebels for an entire year. “I think one of the big challenges is (the Rebels) are still stinging off of last year. I know I am.... Keep Reading