River Parish Football

News Archives in January 2015

Merritt chooses Oregon on RPF.com Announcement Show

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  • 1/31/15 4:21pm

In front of a standing room only crowd at the Sports Pub and Grill in Destrehan, and enough internet traffic to temporarily crash RPF.com, Kirk Merritt announced he will be playing college football at Oregon. The national champion of the Nike SPARQ competition last summer, said the decision was close between Oregon and Texas A&M. Merritt helped lead Destrehan to the 5A championship game this past season. For the announcement show please... Keep Reading

Area coaches agree to give Bonine time to find possible solutions

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  • 1/31/15 1:34pm

The vote by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Friday, as far as football was concerned, was much ado about nothing. The LHSAA tabled a proposal to alter the football postseason playoff brackets between select and non-select schools, meaning it’s the status quo for at least another year. That leaves football with five non-select championship brackets and a four-bracket setup for select schools. “I think it was the best thing to... Keep Reading