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River Parish-led defense sets early tone in Nicholls playoff victory

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, Riverside, East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/25/18 1:55pm

THIBODAUX – With Nicholls’ Football Championship Subdivision playoff opener against visiting San Diego starting off like it might be a trade-for-trade marathon, the River Parish duo of Sully Laiche and Evan Veron, like usual, came up big for the Colonels. After Nicholls had scored to take a 14-0 lead with 7:17 remaining in the opening quarter, the Toreros were on the move again. On first-and-10 from the Nicholls 35, Laiche, a former star defensive lineman from... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Lutcher, St. James, Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/16/18 9:55am

THIBODAUX - They denied Sully Laiche a touchdown but not his conference championship. The junior defensive lineman raced 53 yards along the Nicholls sideline in the second quarter after recovering what appeared to be a lateral. The play was called an incomplete pass upon review, wiping out the score by the former star defender from Lutcher. “I saw Evan (Veron) go for the quarterback and then I saw the running back peel out. I said, ... Keep Reading

Former ESJ star Martin epitomizes ‘a football player’ at Nicholls

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/15/18 8:23am

THIBODAUX - As Ahmani Martin prepares to take part in his final regular-season game in a Nicholls uniform against visiting Southeastern Louisiana on Thursday night, the nationally-ranked Colonels are on the verge of a Southland Conference championship and an automatic bid to the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. None of those things were part of the same sentence when Martin was a senior at East St. John High School four years ago and was being recruited... Keep Reading

Narcisse’s former coaches voice support of transfer decision

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 8/15/18 9:22am

A pair of Lowell Narcisse’s former high school coaches expressed support for the quarterback’s decision to transfer from LSU. Narcisse made the announcement Tuesday via his Twitter account: “First of [sic] I would like to thank LSU and the entire State of Louisiana for giving me a great opportunity to further my education and play football at the highest level in Tiger Stadium. I would also like to thank Coach... Keep Reading

GiveBack event one reason that keeps Landry coming back home

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 7/20/18 7:43pm

As he was conducting the fourth annual Jarvis Landry GiveBack event at Lutcher High School on Friday morning, the former Bulldog great and all the young campers were dealing with a heat index approaching 110 degrees and a field temperature much higher on the artificial turf. That can be typical of a July morning for the River Parishes native. It’s a stark contrast from him new NFL home in Cleveland. “It was snowing... Keep Reading

Final old stadium practice time to reminisce for past SJH Wildcats

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 5/11/18 10:07am

When David Charles drove down the tree-lined road of the St. James campus Thursday afternoon, he couldn’t help but think of 1979. The Wildcats were playing Wossman for the Class 3A state championship. The game wound up 8-8 after regulation. A new overtime rule would decide the outcome. Wossman won the toss and elected to get the ball first. A stout Wildcat defense stopped Wossman on four downs on the possession that began at... Keep Reading