River Parish Football

News Archives in 2017

Destrehan’s season comes to end with 22-14 loss to Buccaneers

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  • 11/18/17 9:43am

Even with his team down 22-0 early in the second half, Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said he felt his team still had a chance in the Wildcats’ 22-14 second-round Class 5A playoff loss against visiting Barbe on Friday night. “We were moving the football but we were just shooting ourselves in the foot. I thought we could get it close and we did,” Robicheaux said. Three lost fumbles in the first half... Keep Reading

Destrehan to clash with Barbe in tough second-round matchup

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  • 11/15/17 3:44pm

If anyone had mentioned a Destrehan-Barbe postseason matchup at the beginning of the season, many would likely have figured the encounter well after the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. Yet, that’s where the teams find themselves when the Wildcats host the Buccaneers on Friday night. Destrehan, the No. 8 seed, is coming off a 33-14 triumph over Alexandria, while Barbe, the No. 9 seed, dominated Parkway 52-6. The Wildcats enter the game at ... Keep Reading

Destrehan stays hot with 33-14 playoff win over Alexandria

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  • 11/10/17 11:23pm

There it was again. Jump out to an early lead, use ball control offense and a smothering defense to earn a victory. No. 8 Destrehan used a similar formula as they have during much of a now seven-game win streak to defeat No. 25 Alexandria 33-14 in the first round of the 5A Playoffs Friday night at Wildcat Stadium. "It's kind of what we've been doing at the end of the year and now into... Keep Reading

River Parish players major factor in quick turnaround for Nicholls

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  • 11/9/17 1:12pm

THIBODAUX - A lot was on the line in Nicholls’ game last Saturday against Houston Baptist at Guidry Stadium. A 38-31 triumph the previous week at Incarnate Word gave the Colonels six wins and guaranteed Nicholls its first winning season since a 6-5 finish in 2007. A victory over Houston Baptist would allow NSU to finish unbeaten at home for only the third time in school history while solidifying its ranking in the Top 25 while... Keep Reading

Destrehan Wildcats ‘hope to make a little noise’ in football playoffs

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  • 11/8/17 3:04pm

Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said he likes where his team is heading into the Class 5A playoffs. “We are sitting at the No. 8 seed with two losses so you can’t ask for anything much more than that. I’m proud of this group and hopefully we can keep it going and make a little noise in the playoffs,” Robicheaux said. The Wildcats hope the noise begins Friday when Destrehan hosts... Keep Reading