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River Parish signees excited about ‘amped up’ Nicholls State staff

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, West St. John, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 2/4/15 4:19pm

Morrell Bartholomew noticed something right away with the coaching staff of new Nicholls State football coach Tim Rebowe. “I like that they are always amped up,” Bartholomew said. “They want to win and bring Nicholls football back and I want to be part of that class that does it.” “If we are not excited about what we are doing, how can you get some other ones to be excited,”... Keep Reading

River Parishes provide quality, quantity for college programs

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 2/4/15 9:30am

River Parish teams produced another big class on National Signing Day with 30 players Wednesday signing to play football with schools from around the country. Along with quantity, the signing class also boasts a lot of quantity. Of the 12 players to sign with Football Bowl Subdivision schools, seven are headed for schools from the Power 5 conferences. LSU was among the Power 5 conference schools, signing East St. John quarterback and defensive back Xavier Lewis. He is projected... Keep Reading

Destrehan continues to roll with 41-point victory over Helen Cox

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • National Signing Day
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 9/12/14 5:02pm

Destrehan’s dominance on both sides of the ball continued Friday with a 48-7 win over Helen Cox. “When you come out and score 48 and you give up 7 and you’re 2-0 , just feel excited to be in that position right now,” said Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux. The Wildcats’ formula for success, a high-scoring offense, stifling defense, and explosive special teams play was on display. Offensively, Destrehan (2-0) racked up... Keep Reading

River Parish players provide talent to smaller out-of-state colleges

  • Tags:
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, West St. John, East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 2/5/14 12:56pm

While much of the focus on National Signing Day is on the big-time programs, smaller out-of-state schools continue to give River Parish players a chance to further their education while getting a chance to continue to play college football. A total of 19 players from the River Parishes on Wednesday signed to play at programs from out of state at the Football Championship Subdivision or below. Those numbers are high even by recent River Parish standards. ... Keep Reading

River Parishes again supply quality, quantity to colleges

  • Tags:
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 2/5/14 9:30am

The River Parishes provided its usual level of quality to colleges on National Signing Day but the area also boasted its customary quantity as well. Five players from River Parish teams signed Wednesday with major college programs. Two came from Destrehan as quarterback Donovan Isom signed with Utah and linebacker Rae Juan Marbley with Tulane. East St. John defensive lineman Daren Williams will join Marbley at Tulane. Hahnville punter-kicker Craig Ford inked with the University... Keep Reading