River Parish Football

News Archives in July 2014

Merritt back to work after winning SPARQ at The Opening

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  • 7/22/14 10:16pm

Two weeks ago to the day that Kirk Merritt emphatically stamped his name on the national high school football landscape, he was back to work at Destrehan, going through summer drills with his Wildcat teammates. “It was a great experience just going against the best-of-the-best, top 162 players in the nation, it was a great experience, “ said Merritt. It was at The Opening in Beaverton, Oregon, that Merritt became the third south Louisiana player... Keep Reading

7-on-7 football continues to appeal to River Parish schools

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  • 7/9/14 12:01pm

The reasons for the growth of 7-on-7 passing leagues among high school football programs is about as varied as the number of teams participating in the offseason activity. “For a small school, our numbers are always small so it’s always good to go out and work against other people. We kind of got away from the league thing. We just do tournaments and go somewhere else. It gives us a chance to... Keep Reading