River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

SLU gets package deal from Destrehan; Jags add new Blood

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  • National Signing Day
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  • 12/19/18 10:03pm

Southeastern Louisiana University came away with a package deal from Destrehan on the early signing day Wednesday while the Southern University Jaguars found another River Parish quarterback. Defensive back Dontrell Smith and linebacker Alex Huszar will remain teammates as the Destrehan duo both selected to attend SLU. “It makes it more comfortable, going there with a person I know and I played with for four years,” said Smith. “I’m glad... Keep Reading

Emery,Torbor, Jackson among early River Parish football signees

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  • National Signing Day
  • Posted:
  • 12/19/18 5:14pm

In the end, the lure of being able to stay close to home helped the nation’s top prep running back make the most important decision of his life. Destrehan running back John Emery signed with LSU on as one of three River Parish Players to sign with Football Bowl Subdivision teams Wednesday. “I was committed to Georgia at first but after I evaluated everything, I thought it was the right move,”... Keep Reading

Destrehan falls short in wild 67-57 semifinal shootout with Zachary

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  • Game Recap
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  • 12/1/18 1:08am

When it rains it pours. As the raindrops fell harder, Zachary scored quicker. During a five-minute span in the third quarter at the height of an all night driving rainstorm the defending 5A State Champions turned a 36-33 deficit into a 54-36 lead on their way to a highlighy eventful 67-57 win earning a trip back to the 5A State Championship (where they will face West Monroe) while Destrehan's season comes to an end. ... Keep Reading

Destrehan more than familiar with defending champion Zachary

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  • Game Preview
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  • 11/29/18 4:52pm

After having played in Week 10, Destrehan and Terrebonne were more than familiar with each other in last week’s Class 5A quarterfinals. So familiar, second-seeded Destrehan managed to eke out only a 3-0 lead at halftime against the visiting Tigers. “I think both teams were trying to feel each other out,” said Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux. It was a far cry from the Week 10 encounter when the Wildcats scored on their first... Keep Reading

Emery’s four touchdowns propel Destrehan past Terrebonne 31-14

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  • Game Recap
  • Season In Review
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  • 11/23/18 11:06pm

By Tate Roussel Facing off for the second time in less than a month, it was J.R. Blood and John Emery who carried Destrehan to a 31-14 victory over the visiting Terrebonne Tigers on Friday night as the Wildcats move one game closer to a spot in the Class 5A state championship game.  “As a team, we’re all hungry,” said John Emery, the nation’s top-ranked running back... Keep Reading