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Saltaformaggio brings in Luquet to run Hahnville Tigers offense

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 1/9/19 5:10pm

Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio was looking for a new offensive system and Daniel Luquet was looking for a chance to be closer to his home in Hahnville. The two made a perfect match. Luquet is a former Destrehan quarterback and assistant coach who spent the last four years in Baton Rouge as head coach at Woodlawn. “He’s more of a spread concept guy but a guy that will throw the ball... Keep Reading

Dauterive returning to East St. John as offensive coordinator

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 1/9/19 2:28pm

Larry Dauterive is returning to coaching as the new offensive coordinator at East St. John, the school he served as head coach from 2002-2010. He brings with him 44 years of coaching experience and a straight-forward message. “This is all about Brandon Brown. It’s not about Larry Dauterive I’m going to be one of nine assistants and I just want to be a contributor. I had my time in the limelight.... Keep Reading

Luquet returns to River Parishes as new Hahnville assistant coach

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  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Hahnville, Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 1/8/19 7:21pm

You could call Daniel Luquet’s return to the River Parishes a family affair. It was family considerations that caused Luquet to resign as head football coach at Woodlawn of Baton Rouge to become an assistant at Hahnville. “I had an opportunity over the (Christmas) break to sit down with ‘Salt’ and talk about the coordinator position,” said Luquet, referring to Hahnville head coach Nick Saltaformaggio. “For me, it... Keep Reading

Former Lutcher High coaches, teammate react to Watis slaying

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 12/26/18 12:43pm

It was about the last thing Dwain Jenkins expected to hear on Christmas Eve. “I was actually walking into Midnight Mass when I got the first news that there was a shooting that had taken place in Lutcher. With my brother working for the sheriff’s department, whenever one of those incidents take place, your thoughts are to make sure he is OK. He’s been involved in a couple of those... Keep Reading

Fourcade, Colonels make history with second-straight playoff berth

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  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 11/19/18 5:34pm

THIBODAUX - When Chase Fourcade was on the Nicholls sideline while being recruited by the Colonels out of Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, there weren’t quite so many fans in the stands. During Fourcade’s junior year at Rummel, the Colonels were in the midst of a 0-12 season. Three years after his arrival, Nicholls is in the postseason for the second-consecutive year after capturing a share of the Southland Conference championship and... Keep Reading

Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

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  • 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

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  • 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

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, East St. John, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 11/4/18 8:45am

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the third year in a row. Two teams, defending Class 1A state champion West St. John, and St. Charles Catholic in Division II, received opening-round byes in their respective brackets. West St. John, which garnered the No. 5 seed in non-select Class 1A, will take on the winner of No. 12 seed Homer and Elton, the No. 21 seed. St. Charles Catholic,... Keep Reading

Hahnville wins arbitration Robison can play

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 10/30/18 6:32pm

Just over two months since he was ruled ineligible by the LHSAA to play his senior season after transferring from Vandebilt in the offseason, Andrew Robison will be able to play in the Tigers regular season finale' after an arbitrator ruled in Hahnville's favor Tuesday. The following is a statement released on behalf of Hahnville High School: The previous rulings and sanctions issued by the LHSAA Executive Director and upheld by the Executive Committee... Keep Reading