River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2017

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

All River Parish teams make playoffs for second-straight year

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  • 11/5/17 12:31pm

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the second year in a row. Two teams – West St. John and St. Charles Catholic – have garnered opening-round byes. West St. John, the No. 1 seed and champions of District 8-1A, has an opening-round bye since South Cameron decided not to participate in the playoffs, leaving the 32-team bracket one team shy of being filled. The Rams... Keep Reading