River Parish Football

News Archives in February 2017

Sirmon signs with Holy Cross after post-grad year at Andover

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  • Feature Story
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  • 2/4/17 2:23pm

What a difference a year makes. Following his senior season at Destrehan, Will Sirmon IV still wanted to play college football but had no offers.  With 4.5 speed in the 40-yard dash, he felt he had the athleticism to continue playing. Would he go the JUCO route? Walk-on? He ultimately went down a far different path. With a little research, he discovered many schools in the Northeast offered a post-graduate year, basically a fifth year... Keep Reading

Smaller schools again attain major haul of River Parish prep recruits

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  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
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  • 2/1/17 7:37pm

Some of the self-proclaimed gurus have termed it a down year in Louisiana recruiting. That may be the case in terms of the number of players from the state headed to LSU and other Power 5-type schools but in terms of smaller colleges, the River Parishes have provided another abundant crop. “Football is football, and Louisiana has always produced a lot of hidden gems. Other players have gone on to small schools and have... Keep Reading

Narcisse highlights several major college signings from area

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  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
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  • 2/1/17 9:48am

Lowell Narcisse was running a little late for a signing ceremony Wednesday but folks in the auditorium at St. James didn’t seem to mind. Already enrolled in college, Narcisse had morning classes at LSU before making his way back home to be part of National Signing Day with his former Wildcat teammates. “It’s bigger than me,” said the former Wildcat quarterback. “To come back and sign with my... Keep Reading