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Blood fires three touchdown passes to help pace Destrehan win

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  • 10/21/17 6:37am

Destrehan didn’t need a heart-pounding, come-from-behind win Friday night. Unlike many of the Wildcats’ games this season, Destrehan built a 21-3 halftime lead and pulled away with three more touchdowns in the third quarter on the way to a 42-3 victory over H.L. Bourgeois at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma. “Our kids played well on both sides of the ball,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “Obviously, when... Keep Reading

Head-scratching season for Destrehan continues at HLB

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  • 10/19/17 10:06am

Not many coaches would be scratching their heads with his team 5-2 overall, including 3-1 in district play. “I can’t put my finger on it. I don’t think we like success. It’s way too many penalties and way too many mistakes. I’m just not doing a very good job of coaching this team up. We just have to be better,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. ... Keep Reading

Destrehan overcomes early deficit to defeat Central Lafourche 28-21

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  • 10/14/17 9:48am

For a team that has been accustomed to winning games by a comfortable margin in past seasons, the Destrehan Wildcats have found themselves in a number of nail-biters this season, Friday’s District 7-5A game against Central Lafourche on Friday night in Mathews was a case in point. The Wildcats fell behind 14-0 in the first half and later saw the Trojans score to tie the game at 21-21 before eventually pulling out... Keep Reading

Destrehan goes into game with Trojans without top two runners

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  • 10/12/17 12:43pm

Destrehan’s narrow 35-34 overtime victory over East St. John last week left a few questions for coach Stephen Robicheaux and his Wildcats. “You are excited for the win and excited that the kids played hard and that it was a big district win in overtime but then looking at the penalties and the mistakes we made, you are sort of like, ‘what’s going on?’ and we sort of... Keep Reading

Destrehan wins 35-34 overtime thriller over East St. John

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  • 10/7/17 1:39am

It was a game where the classic ABC show "Wide World of Sports" could have found video for both their "Thrill of Victory" and the "Agony of Defeat" opening shots in the same game. Following Phillip Stratton's game-winning extra point in overtime giving Destrehan a wild 35-34 homecoming win over East St. John, the moods on each sideline could not have been more different. "We're just lucky to get out of here with... Keep Reading