River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2018

Destrehan, Slidell feature senior quarterback-led football teams

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  • 8/30/18 11:24am

With Division-I college talent all over the field, few programs can compare with Stephen Robicheaux’s 2018 Destrehan Wildcats. A team that might compare with Destrehan in one regard is the Wildcats’ opponent Friday when they travel to open the season at Slidell. “Just as this is a team we were looking forward to, I think it’s the same thing across the lake in Slidell. They have a senior quarterback. They... Keep Reading

Emery shows his SEC potential in Destrehan’s win over Lutcher

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  • 8/25/18 1:09am

It may have been a game that didn’t count but fans at the Ed Reed/Jarvis Landry Jamboree on Friday night in Lutcher quickly realized why Destrehan’s John Emery will be running in the SEC next season. Emery, a Georgia Bulldogs commitment, broke runs of 11, 11, 12, 11 and 4 yards before concluding the drive on a 19-yard touchdown run to cap an 86-yard, 12-play drive that gave Destrehan a 7-0 lead. Emery accounted for 68... Keep Reading

Talent-laden Destrehan Wildcats capable of deep playoff run in 2018

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  • 8/24/18 3:03pm

When folks around the River Parishes talk about the 2018 Destrehan Wildcats, the word “loaded” is often mentioned. With the likes of John Emery, Quinton Tarbor, J.R. Blood, Alex Huszar, Quincy Brown, and a host of others, it’s easy to see why. Emery has verbally committed to Georgia. Tarbor has committed to Mississippi State, Blood to Stephen F. Austin and Huzar to Southeastern Louisiana. Brown, entering his junior year, already has... Keep Reading

Lutcher-Destrehan jamboree has bit of regular-season feeling

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  • 8/23/18 2:33pm

Although it may only be a jamboree and it doesn’t count, when Destrehan takes on Lutcher, it sort of has the feel of a regular-season contest. “It turns out that way. They’ve had our number the last three years. It’s two pretty good schools with good programs and great athletes and it allows for a pretty good jamboree. The fans have certainly got their money’s worth... Keep Reading

RA, Hahnville in penalty-filled scrimmages; Destrehan sharp

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  • 8/17/18 11:11pm

Riverside Academy’s squad numbers may be considerably lower this year, but the Rebels seemed to have added another playmaker in the form of Ahmonte Watkins. Watkins turned a short pass from quarterback Gage Larvadain into a 70-yard score with 24 seconds left in a timed quarter to allow Riverside Academy to edge visiting Ellender on Friday night. The sophomore scored on a touchdown run earlier in the timed period to go along with a... Keep Reading