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All River Parish teams make playoffs for second-straight year

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  • Championship
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  • 11/5/17 12:31pm

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the second year in a row. Two teams – West St. John and St. Charles Catholic – have garnered opening-round byes. West St. John, the No. 1 seed and champions of District 8-1A, has an opening-round bye since South Cameron decided not to participate in the playoffs, leaving the 32-team bracket one team shy of being filled. The Rams... Keep Reading

Destrehan closes regular season with 28-7 win over Terrebonne

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 11/4/17 12:49am

Destrehan is looking more and more like one of those teams an opponent doesn’t want to face in the postseason. The Wildcats defeated Terrebonne 28-7 in District 7-5A play Friday night at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma to close the regular season on a six-game winning streak. “We are on a little bit of a win streak so that’s always a good thing,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux... Keep Reading

Destrehan prepares for district showdown with Terrebonne

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
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  • 11/1/17 4:34pm

Destrehan’s second-half performance last week to break away from a 10-10 tie against Jesuit on the way to a 27-10 triumph may not bode well for Wildcat opponents as the playoffs approach. “It probably was the best half of football we played all year,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “When you hold Jesuit down to 32 yards rushing, I think that’s a pretty good effort, and to run the... Keep Reading

Strong second half lifts Destrehan past Jesuit Blue Jays 27-10

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 10/28/17 2:59am

Destrehan got its running game on track in the second half to break a 10-10 halftime tie on its way to a 27-10 non-district victory over visiting Jesuit on Friday night. Kyle Edwards, who was held to less than 10 yards rushing in the first half, exploded for 116 yards in the second half, including a 25-yard touchdown in the closing minutes as the Wildcats pulled away. “Really, when we had to run the football our... Keep Reading

Destrehan-Jesuit meeting better than long-distance alternative

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
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  • 10/25/17 8:01pm

Destrehan’s game against visiting Jesuit on Friday night is akin to a marriage of convenience. Both teams had bye week their respective districts – 7-5A for Destrehan and the Catholic League for Jesuit – in Week 9 of the season. In looking to fill the void, Evangel Christian was one of the schools will to play that week, but the game would have to be in up north. So, the Wildcats and Blue... Keep Reading