River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2015

Destrehan’s season ends with 49-34 loss to Parkway in 5A quarterfinals

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  • 11/27/15 11:44pm

For a team that won most of its games by a comfortable margin, including many decided by halftime, the Destrehan Wildcats found themselves in a very unfamiliar position Friday night against the visiting Parkway Panthers in the Class 5A quarterfinals. The third-seeded Wildcats found themselves trailing by 21 points against the No. 6 seeded Panthers before attempting a furious rally. Down 35-14 late in the third quarter, the Wildcats faced a fourth-and-4 from the Parkway 9-yard line.... Keep Reading

5A playoff road goes through Destrehan for third week in a row

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  • 11/26/15 10:00am

Through three rounds of the postseason, it does seem all playoff roads lead through Destrehan. Destrehan, the No. 3 seed in the Class 5A playoffs, has been able to play at home through the quarterfinals. Home field has been good for the Wildcats with wins over Denham Springs and Barbe. Now it’s the quarterfinals against Parkway. “That’s crazy. What are the chances of that happening?” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said... Keep Reading

Playoff win over Barbe allows Destrehan to continue tradition

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  • 11/21/15 5:19am

Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux and his Wildcats get to keep their Thanksgiving Day tradition. “As a coach, you always want to eat donuts on Thanksgiving Day with the team. We get to do that again this year. It’s just exciting where our program is at. It’s the third year in a row to do that,” Robicheaux said. Destrehan’s 52-27 home win over Barbe in the second round... Keep Reading

Defense may decide outcome in Destrehan-Barbe encounter

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  • 11/19/15 8:07pm

Destrehan’s quest for a second-straight trip to the Superdome continues, this time against a tradition-rich program that seems to be peaking at the right time. Barbe brings an 8-3 team to Destrehan on Friday in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs with the Buccaneers riding a six-game winning streak. The Buccaneers went through a stretch earlier in the season in which they lost three of four games, falling 53-14 to Byrd, 2... Keep Reading

Destrehan opens playoffs with 44-23 win over Denham Springs

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  • 11/14/15 12:59am

Overcoming a slow start, No. 3 Destrehan used a strong finish to roll past No. 30 Denham Springs 44-23 in the opening round of the 5A LHSAA State Playoffs in a strange game that was fittingly played on Friday the 13th. “We saw some crazy things tonight,” said Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux. “You saw a hundred yard (kickoff return) touchdown, you saw a safety, you saw a punt blocked returned for a touchdown, you... Keep Reading