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Destrehan faces battle-tested Landry-Walker in second round

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  • 11/14/18 8:44am

Destrehan’s 22-0 win over visiting Hammond in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs last week was a bit of a departure for the Wildcats. “You have to be able to win games in different ways and I was happy we able to run the ball and get that win and get out of the first round, especially with the weather conditions Friday night,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. A... Keep Reading

Destrehan shuts out Hammond 22-0 in playoff opener

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  • 11/9/18 9:43pm

Survive and advance. It's the motto of any team in the post-season and for 5A No. 2 seed Destrehan, a 22-0 win over No. 31 Hammond they'll be the ones advancing. A wet, windy, cold night led to sloppy execution. That was on display late in the first quarter when Hammond botched a snap during a punt attempt with the ball being kicked and eventually slapped out of the end zone for a safety giving... Keep Reading

Destrehan Wildcats like playoff positioning heading in postseason

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  • 11/7/18 9:34am

When Destrehan defeated Terrebonne 49-20 last week to show they were again the kingpins of District 7-5A, the Wildcats had more than a league title in mind. “We had been preaching to our kids all week it was more important to keep the No. 2 ranking instead of that district championship,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “We didn’t put a whole lot of emphasis on it. We just wanted to... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • 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

Destrehan beats down Terrebonne to capture District 7-5A crown

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  • 11/3/18 1:18am

By Tate Roussel The Terrebonne Tigers may have gone into Friday night’s game undefeated but Destrehan showed who the top ’Cats are in District 7-5A with a resounding 49-20 victory. Destrehan (9-1 overall, 6-0 in district) scored on seven-straight possessions to open the game on the Wildcats’ way to capturing the district title J.R. Blood had a big Senior Night game, accounting for five touchdowns. The senior quarterback passed... Keep Reading