River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

Destrehan continues to roll in District 7-5A with 47-0 win

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  • 10/20/18 3:34am

The one-two punch of running backs John Emery and Kyle Edwards delivered an early knockout blow to H.L. Bourgeois in Destrehan’s 47-0 domination of the visiting Braves in District 7-5A action Friday night. Emery and Edwards each had a pair of rushing touchdowns in the opening half to lead the Wildcats (7-1 overall, 5-0 in district). The running back duo each had touchdown runs in the first quarter to stake Destrehan... Keep Reading

Destrehan faces HLB’s Wing-T one week after dominating Trojans

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  • 10/18/18 5:19pm

If you are going to have “one of those type of games,” you just as soon be on the winning side. Destrehan found itself in such a position last week in the Wildcats’ 51-21 domination of Central Lafourche. Central Lafourche had gone into the game 5-1 but saw the Wildcats score 51 first-half points in the rout. “It was one of those things where everything kind of went right,” Destrehan coach... Keep Reading

Emery presented with Under Armour All America Game jersey

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  • 10/16/18 1:12pm

In front of his teammates, coaches, and father, John Emery became the first player at Destrehan to receive an official jersey presentation to play in the Under Armour All-America Game. "It means a lot, since my sophomore year I've wanted to play in this game," said Emery. "It's truly a blessing, its been a goal I wanted to achieve. Just playing in this game January 3rd it's going to be big for... Keep Reading

Destrehan scores 51 first-half points in blowout of Trojans

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  • 10/13/18 8:55am

By Tate Roussel Big plays by Destrehan led to 51 first-half points as the Wildcats put together a dominating performance in a 51-21 District 7-5A win Friday night over visiting against Central Lafourche. Led by seniors J.R. Blood and John Emery, the Wildcats offense was unstoppable all night.  Blood, the Destrehan quarterback, completed 5 of 6 pass attempts for more than 150 yards and two touchdowns.   Emery, the Georgia Bulldogs commitment, added two rushing touchdowns... Keep Reading

Destrehan plays three of final four at home after narrow win over ESJ

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  • 10/10/18 4:16pm

“When you sit back there and it’s late and you have the ball on your own 1-yard line and you make that drive, I think it was kind of a statement. That was key in turning the momentum back in our favor,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said of his team’s game last week against East St. John. The battle of Wildcats was tied 28-28 when Destrehan got the ball... Keep Reading