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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 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

Destrehan prepares for district showdown with Terrebonne

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  • 11/1/17 4:34pm

Destrehan’s second-half performance last week to break away from a 10-10 tie against Jesuit on the way to a 27-10 triumph may not bode well for Wildcat opponents as the playoffs approach. “It probably was the best half of football we played all year,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “When you hold Jesuit down to 32 yards rushing, I think that’s a pretty good effort, and to run the... Keep Reading

Destrehan-Jesuit meeting better than long-distance alternative

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  • 10/25/17 8:01pm

Destrehan’s game against visiting Jesuit on Friday night is akin to a marriage of convenience. Both teams had bye week their respective districts – 7-5A for Destrehan and the Catholic League for Jesuit – in Week 9 of the season. In looking to fill the void, Evangel Christian was one of the schools will to play that week, but the game would have to be in up north. So, the Wildcats and Blue... Keep Reading

Head-scratching season for Destrehan continues at HLB

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  • 10/19/17 10:06am

Not many coaches would be scratching their heads with his team 5-2 overall, including 3-1 in district play. “I can’t put my finger on it. I don’t think we like success. It’s way too many penalties and way too many mistakes. I’m just not doing a very good job of coaching this team up. We just have to be better,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. ... Keep Reading