River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2014

Slow start, strong finish for Destrehan in win over Tigers

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  • 9/26/14 5:39pm

It was just a matter of time for second-ranked Destrehan. Terrebonne threw just about everything it had in its arsenal at Destrehan to open the game, but once the dust – and the Wildcats – settled down, Destrehan ended up with another dominant performance in a 42-17 home win in the District 7-5A opener. The Tigers (2-2 overall, 0-1 in district) pulled off a successful onside kick to open the game. Terrebonne added a... Keep Reading

Destrehan faces another familiar foe to open District 7-5A play

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  • 9/24/14 9:47am

Destrehan showed it could win a different kind of game last Friday against Dutchtown. “The big thing we were concerned about was if we were ready to play physical football,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “We knew we had to do that Friday night against Dutchtown. Their offensive line was big and physical. The defensive line did a good job, also. The big test was could we play that physical brand of... Keep Reading

Week No.3 saw its share of firsts

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  • 9/23/14 12:12am

A first test of dealing with adversity, a first win, a first quarter tie with a team ranked first in the nation just two years ago, the first touchdown catch by a 330-pound nose tackle, and the first back-to-back triple overtime games in recent memory. Week three of the season was full of, well, firsts. First adversity I’m sure they might have, but I don’t remember Destrehan trailing a game last... Keep Reading

Destrehan battles back for third straight win over Dutchtown

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  • 9/20/14 10:07am

Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said he expected a different type of game against Dutchtown and he got it Friday night from the visiting Griffins. After winning their first two games of 2014 by scores of 47-7 and 48-7, the Wildcats showed they could win in a lower-scoring defensive affair with a 20-10 victory over Dutchtown. Destrehan moved to 3-0 on the season but there were anxious moments along the way. “It was a great physical... Keep Reading

Destrehan expects physical contest against Dutchtown Griffins

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  • 9/16/14 8:50am

After winning its first two games of the season by a combined 93-14, Destrehan, ranked No. 2 in Class 5A, faces a different sort of challenge when the Wildcats host Dutchtown at 7 p.m. Friday. “We will have to bring our ‘A’ game. It will be a great, physical game. It will be a different type of game. We’ve been through two spread games where they want to spread you out... Keep Reading