River Parish Football

News Archives in April 2017

Destrehan gets head start as first River Parish team to open drills

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 4/25/17 5:55pm

The first day of spring football practice at Destrehan on Tuesday had the look of a Head Start program. Following the departure of veterans such as quarterback Kohen Granier, running back Kristian Mosley, receivers Mike Smith and Justin Jefferson, along with defenders Jaece Stroud and Kieran Webb, the Wildcats return one of their least-experienced teams in recent memory. “We all got dressed, so that’s a good thing. They all put their helmets... Keep Reading

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading