River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2017

Destrehan bounces back from Hahnville loss with 24-6 win

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  • 9/30/17 5:32am

Destrehan bounced back from its loss last week to rival Hahnville with a 24-6 win at Thibodaux in District 7-5A action Friday night. The Wildcats (3-2 overall, 1-0 in district) built upon a 10-0 halftime lead and head Thibodaux quarterback Damarcus Mitchell in check. “We knew it would be a tough week coming off the Hahnville loss and having to go play what I thought would be a pretty good Thibodaux team. They... Keep Reading

Marbley, Jackson making mark in senior season for Green Wave

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  • 9/28/17 4:19pm

NEW ORLEANS - It was gut-check time for the Tulane football team late in the Green Wave’s game last Saturday afternoon versus Army at Yulman Stadium. The Black Knights had just scored to take a 17-14 lead and Tulane had the ball at its own 25-yard line with 5:32 left in the game. With the way Army controlled the clock in the second half with its relentless triple-option attack, the Green Wave knew it... Keep Reading

Wildcats look to bounce back from Hahnville loss at Thibodaux

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  • 9/27/17 9:25am

When Destrehan had to settle for only a single field goal in the Wildcats’ first three drives deep into Hahnville territory last Friday, it set the stage for DHS’ first loss to the rival Tigers in five years. “We have to get points. That sort of happened to us in the St. Charles game (a 24-8 loss). We have to find a way to finish drives. We haven’t been successful... Keep Reading

Hahnville ends five-year Destrehan drought with 20-13 win

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  • 9/22/17 11:05pm

Anthony “Pooka” Williams simply would not allow his fellow seniors and the rest of his Hahnville teammates to go down in history without a win over rival Destrehan. “We had to keep fighting. Our offense came out and did what we had to do. We were the underdog in this game. Everybody expected us to lose,” Williams said moments after his team’s 20-13 victory Friday in Destrehan that gave... Keep Reading

Destrehan-Hahnville rivalry game ‘high school football at its finest’

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  • 9/20/17 1:06pm

Maybe because he’s been around it for quite some time, but Stephen Robicheaux seems to be able to put the Destrehan-Hahnville game in its most succinct terms. “It’s a great rivalry – probably one of the best in the state. The reason for that is because you have two programs with a lot of tradition and a lot of success. It’s high school football at its finest. It... Keep Reading