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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

Monica, Jenkins feel the allure of the Manning Passing Academy

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 6/26/18 6:58pm

THIBODAUX - Each year, more than 1,000 young football players take part in the Manning Passing Academy held on the Nicholls campus. For the most part, the players are all new faces from year to year. What has perhaps gone unnoticed by many observers is that many of the coaches take part in the camp year after year. Few have been around more than Frank Monica. The St. Charles Catholic football coach has been almost a... Keep Reading

MPA lives up to expectations for pair of River Parish quarterbacks

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Hahnville, Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 6/25/18 8:25am

THIBODAUX – The Manning Passing Academy lived up to the hype for a pair of River Parish high school quarterbacks. “My expectations were pretty high. I expected to learn a lot and meet a lot of good college quarterbacks and Peyton himself. When I got there, it definitely matched my expectations,” said Kolby Bourgeois, who will be a senior at Lutcher for the 2018 season. “The expectation is you are going to go... Keep Reading

Mission accomplished at Line Camp despite weather conditions

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, Riverside, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 6/19/18 4:10pm

THIBODAUX – The football gods forced one of the greatest audibles in history on the Nicholls campus over the past few days. Daily rain, plus lightning strikes, caused coaches, staff and campers at the annual Offensive-Defensive Line Camp to scamper all over the Thibodaux campus. “Every practice, there was a question mark whether it be rain or no rain or lightning. It came out right. In the long run, the kids got the quality... Keep Reading

Veteran coach Rodrigue wears new cap as head of Lineman Camp

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 6/18/18 11:32am

THIBODAUX  - During a 40-year coaching career, Don Rodrigue has worn many hats, including those of Rayne, H.L. Bourgeois, St. James and Vandebilt Catholic, along with another from Nicholls. Rodrigue was back on the Thibodaux campus Monday after taking over as the camp director of the Offensive-Defensive Line camp. A longtime coach at the camp – and just like the different hats he’s worn- Rodrigue finds himself with a different role. ... Keep Reading

Dynamic Vandebilt quarterback Robison transferring to Hahnville

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 5/27/18 8:27pm

Nick Saltaformaggio might be out of his comfort zone during the 2018 football season but he likely will deal willingly with any ill pangs he may feel. When you get a transfer who is a potential offense-changing quarterback you live with any discomfort. Highly-touted quarterback Andrew Robison is officially enrolled at Hahnville and will play his senior season for the Tigers. “I think on Thursday was the last day of exams (at Vandebilt) and that... Keep Reading

Peters hired as East St. John offensive coordinator

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/20/18 4:15pm

One of the top offensive minds in River Parish Football is headed back. After a three-year stay at Scotlandville, former West St. John offensive coordinator Kris Peters has been hired in the same position at East St. John. Peters will be reuniting with Wildcats new head coach Brandon Brown who he was teammates with at Alcorn State (2001-02). "I believe in what Brandon has going on and I have a personal relationship with him," said... Keep Reading

Four state champions at West St. John opt for out-of-state colleges

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/11/18 7:15pm

The timing may have been a bit late but it all worked out in the end for four members of West St. John’s 2017 Class A football state champions. The four – Caleb Batiste, Kyree Thorne, Kelon Gardner and Horace Lewis – were part of a signing ceremony at West St. John on Friday morning as all received scholarships to further their educations and continue their football careers. “We wanted to wait for... Keep Reading

5 Hahnville softball players sign scholarships

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 5/10/18 10:01am

After a successful four-year run that culminated with 40 school records falling, it was no surprise that five members of the Hahnville softball team took part in the National Letter of Intent Spring Signing Ceremony on Wednesday at the Satellite Center in Luling. Second baseman Danieller Duplay signed with Nicholls State, Third Baseman Catherine Friloux with the University of Missouri Kansas City, catcher Kamryn Keller  Coastal Alabama South, First baseman Courtney Ortego to Baton Rouge... Keep Reading

West St. John will announce Saints 6th Round Draft Pick

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/27/18 6:10pm

"And with the 189th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints select..." Getting to make an announcement like that in any round of the NFL Draft is an honor. Tomorrow at the Saints team headquarters on Airline Drive in Metairie, that's exactly what the seniors on the West St. John football team, head coach Brandon Walters, and his coaching staff will be doing for the Saints sixth round pick. Walters was named... Keep Reading