River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2013

Destrehan faces different sort of challenge against winless HLB

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  • 10/29/13 11:38pm

Destrehan only trailed once in its seven previous games, so it was a bit of an eye-opener when the Wildcats fell behind 22-21 with less than two minutes remaining in the first half at South Lafourche. A long pass from quarterback Donovan Isom to Kirk Merritt led to a 10-yard touchdown run by Isom and Destrehan claimed a 28-22 lead with 33 seconds left in the second quarter. After the offense did its part late in... Keep Reading

Destrehan wins 49-24 at South Lafourche to remain unbeaten

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  • 10/26/13 3:59am

Editor's note: A ruling by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association that some members of the Destrehan football coaching staff improperly viewed South Lafourche practice video via the Hudl website led to a forfeit, giving the Tarpons a 2-0 win. Below is the original account of the game in which the Wildcats defeated South Lafourche 49-24. Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux often talks about how difficult it is to play at South Lafourche. The Wildcats... Keep Reading

Destrehan seeks another quick start against South Lafourche

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  • 10/22/13 10:07pm

Going down to South Lafourche is one of the longer journeys for River Parish schools in District 7-5A. For Destrehan, it can cut down on the return trip by getting off to what has become a typical start to a football game this season like the undefeated Wildcats had a week ago against Central Lafourche. “We had a first-series touchdown and got a fumble and scored again. We got off to a quick... Keep Reading

Destrehan downs Central Lafourche 37-3

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  • 10/19/13 12:10am

With a slew of former Destrehan football greats on hand to celebrate homecoming, the 2013 Wildcats put on a show, dominating Central Lafourche, 37-3. The members of the 1973 state championship team and the 1993 state runner-up team reunited and were honored on the field before Friday night’s game. And they had barely settled into their seats before this generation of Wildcats were on their way to victory. Before three minutes had elapsed, the Wildcats had... Keep Reading

Destrehan looks to maintain focus as victories continue to mount

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  • 10/16/13 7:55pm

It’s always something. At least, that’s what Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux is thinking this week as his undefeated and on-a-roll football team celebrates Homecoming week with a slew of dress up days, dance preparations and Thursday’s parade. “It’s another distraction,” Robicheaux said. “But you got to get through those things. Hahnville week is worse. At least we don’t have to worry about... Keep Reading