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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

Nicholls will introduce Rebowe as new head football coach Friday

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/19/14 2:42pm

Nicholls State University will announce Tim Rebowe as its new head football coach at a news conference Friday, a source has informed RiverParishFootball.com. Information will be sent out to the media early Thursday morning regarding Nicholls' coaching seach, Jamie Bustos, Director of Media Relations at Nicholls, said in a message sent to RPF.com Thursday in a request seeking information from the university. Rebowe, 51, currently an assistant coach at the University of Louisiana at... Keep Reading

Source: Rebowe to be named new head coach at Nicholls State

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 11/17/14 6:30pm

University of Louisiana-Lafayette assistant coach Tim Rebowe will be named the new head football coach at Nicholls State University, a source close to Rebowe informed Riverparishfootball.com. The announcement could come as early as Friday, sources informed RPF.com. Nicholls concludes its season Thursday when the Colonels host Southeastern Louisiana. Efforts to reach Nicholls athletic director Rob Bernardi on Monday were unsuccessful. Nicholls has been searching for a new head football coach since the resignation... Keep Reading

Destrehan closes out 10-0 regular season with 28-14 win over East St. John

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/7/14 10:30pm

In the regular-season finale, Destrehan fell behind early at home against East St. John. East St. John quarterback Xavier Lewis tossed 28 yards to Jarrod Jackson and Nigel Anderson scored on a 2-yard run to give ESJ a 14-0 lead early in the second quarter. The two scores would prove to be the only points for East St. John as Destrehan scored the game’s final 28 points in a 28-14 victory. Destrehan got on the... Keep Reading

Roussel named Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Week

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/22/14 5:08pm

After five years of hard work and dedication, Northwestern State middle linebacker Tyler Roussel is finally earning some much deserved credit for making the switch to the defensive side of the ball.  After a 9 tackle performance in the Demons 31-27 win over Sam Houston State which included a key pass breakup and late fourth quarter forced fumble, Roussel was named the Southland Conference Player of the Week. “It's a big honor to... Keep Reading

Klibert’s big day helps Choctaws to first victory of 2014 season

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/15/14 3:09pm

Dylan Klibert produced a season’s worth of highlights into one game and it was good enough to earn Mississippi College its first win of the season last week with the Choctaw’s 56-14 triumph over the University of Faith. Klibert, a St. Charles Catholic product, had two interceptions and a fumble recovery against Faith. He returned his first interception and his fumble recovery for touchdown on his way to earning then National... Keep Reading

River Parish players making their mark on collegiate programs

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, Lutcher, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/8/14 7:52pm

HAMMOND – Even in defeat, Northwestern State showed why it likes defensive players from the River Parishes. Although Southeastern Louisiana defeated Northwestern State 30-22 last Saturday at Strawberry Stadium, the Demons’ defense contained strong-armed SLU quarterback Bryan Bennett and the Lions’ offense. Of SLU’s first 23 points in the game, three came on a field goal set up by an interception. Another interception was returned for a touchdown and a long kickoff... Keep Reading

River Parish players setting foundation for new era at Tulane

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, St. Charles, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/8/14 1:09pm

NEW ORLEANS – It won’t be called The House That The River Parishes Built, but folks from the area were part of the foundation. When Tulane played its first-ever game at Yulman Stadium on Saturday – the team’s first game on campus since 1974 – the River Parishes had a major presence. Along with head coach Curtis Johnson and co-defensive coordinator Lionel Washington being from the area, nine River Parish players are... Keep Reading

Williams shines in SEC debut

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/1/14 12:08pm

It didn’t take long for former East St. John standout D’haquille Williams to make his mark in the Southeastern Conference. Williams turned in the best debut of any receiver in Auburn history with 9 catches for 154 yards, including an 18-yard touchdown as the Tigers beat SEC opponent Arkansas 45-21 in Saturday’s season opener. The attendance at Jordan-Hare Stadium was listed at 87,451 and many of those chanted Williams’ nickname &ldquo... Keep Reading