River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2016

Youngest Jefferson brother carves out his own legacy at Destrehan

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  • 9/29/16 8:25pm

By William Weathers Destrehan football coach Stephen Robicheaux acknowledged the inevitable: He’s not looking forward to the school’s commencement exercises in May. That’s when it will become official when after a span of 12 years; Robicheaux won’t have the luxury of coaching a member of the football-playing Jefferson family when the youngest – Justin – graduates. “It’s going to be hard seeing that,” Robicheaux... Keep Reading

Young Blood leads unbeaten DHS against Terrebonne Tigers

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  • 9/28/16 5:12pm

When Destrehan lost starting quarterback Kohen Granier late in the first half with a knee injury and its 14-0 halftime lead by the third quarter, the Wildcats’ long regular-season winning streak and its recent domination over rival Hahnville seemed to be in trouble last Friday. The Wildcats held things together behind sophomore quarterback J.R. Blood, who led the Wildcats on a late drive that included several third-down conversions to pull out a hard-fought 3... Keep Reading

Quinn’s field goal lifts Destrehan to 31-28 win over rival Hahnville

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  • 9/24/16 1:51am

As fits a game that is considered part of the Great American Rivalry Series, Destrehan and Hahnville continually answered each others’ scores in the annual battle for bragging rights in St. Charles Parish held Friday night in Destrehan. The biggest answer came from Destrehan kicker Brady Quinn, who booted a 27-yard field goal with eight seconds left in the game to give the Wildcats a hard-fought 31-28 triumph in the District 7-5A opener. ... Keep Reading

Rivals Destrehan, Hahnville battle again in District 7-5A opener

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  • 9/21/16 5:32pm

Destrehan was able to uphold the pride of the River Parishes a week ago with a 21-7 home win over John Ehret but it was no easy task for the Wildcats. “We kind of held on,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “They moved the ball well. They ran the ball well against us. They made some big plays, but that kind of concerned me a little bit.” The Patriots had been... Keep Reading

River Parish players have key role in Nicholls State turnaround

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  • 9/18/16 8:29pm

THIBODAUX – Nicholls needed someone to make a final defensive stop. Through three quarters, the Colonels’ defense held visiting University of Incarnate Word to one first down and 23 yards of total offense. An 11-yard pass from freshman quarterback Chase Fourcade to Christian Booker gave Nicholls what seemed like a commanding 35-14 lead with 11:44 left in the game. Yet, touchdown passes from Trent Brittain to Jamari Gilbert covering 40 and 63 yards in a span of less... Keep Reading