River Parish Football

River Parish Alumni

Marbley, Jackson making mark in senior season for Green Wave

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 9/28/17 4:19pm

NEW ORLEANS - It was gut-check time for the Tulane football team late in the Green Wave’s game last Saturday afternoon versus Army at Yulman Stadium. The Black Knights had just scored to take a 17-14 lead and Tulane had the ball at its own 25-yard line with 5:32 left in the game. With the way Army controlled the clock in the second half with its relentless triple-option attack, the Green Wave knew it... Keep Reading

Howard brings West St. John success to Southern Jaguars

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/7/17 8:59am

Austin Howard led Southern University on a touchdown drive only two possessions into the MEAC/SWAC Challenge last Sunday to open the 2017 season. Two drives later, Howard scored on a 6-yard run to give the Jaguars a 14-3 lead and Southern held on to take a 14-8 victory over South Carolina State. For anyone who has followed Howard’s career, getting off to quick starts is nothing new for the senior quarterback. “I... Keep Reading

Destrehan, St. Charles meet in big Week 2 River Parish matchup

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/6/17 9:53am

River Parish fans get to witness a marquee matchup of area teams when Destrehan plays at St. Charles Catholic on Friday in a game that was born out of mutual need for the schools. “It’s a game we have to play because of the success of both programs,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “It’s hard to schedule games and I think Frank (Monica, the St. Charles coach) sort... Keep Reading

River Parish players have key role in Colonels’ win over McNeese

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Lutcher, Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 9/1/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - Once again, players from River Parish high schools played a prominent role in a Nicholls victory. As the Colonels’ offense struggled early in their season opener against McNeese State on Thursday night at a nearly-packed house at Guidry Stadium, a Nicholls defense – featuring a strong contingent of River Parish players – kept NSU in the game, ultimately allowing for a dramatic last-second victory. The Colonels’ defense continually had their backs... Keep Reading