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Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

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  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

River Parish teams excel at state Airo 7x7 Tournament

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  • 6/18/17 11:28am

River Parish teams again left their mark at the annual state Airo 7x7 Tournament Thursday at St. Amant High School. East St. led the way, finishing second overall. The Wildcats went 4-0 in pool play, then advanced all the way to the championship game where they fell just short, falling to St. Aug 23-14. St. James went 3-1 in pool play and advanced to the semifinals before they too were knocked off by eventual state... Keep Reading

Rams top McMain; SJH, ESJ capture out-of-state spring game wins

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/13/17 2:27pm

It may only be spring but it looks like West St. John already has found the latest in the long line of workhorse running backs. Nico Davis powered his way to 149 yards on 20 carries as the Rams defeated McMain 21-8 in West St. John spring game Saturday in Edgard. “We definitely have a next-man-up philosophy here and he’s been tearing it up this spring. Our guys don’t want to tackle... Keep Reading

ESJ Wildcats show competitive spirit on first day of spring practice

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/1/17 7:08pm

Third-year coach Alden Foster liked what he saw of his East St. John squad on the Wildcats’ first day of spring football practice Monday afternoon. “You like to see the kids competing,” Foster said. “We are young but we are competing. There are some licks being blown but that’s the result of the weight room and the kids being confident in knowing the system.” The Wildcats were enthusiastically... Keep Reading

East St. John Wildcat slate features early four-game homestand

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  • Schedule Preview
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  • 4/25/17 1:34pm

East St. John managed to reach the .500 mark to conclude the 2016 regular season before falling to Barbe in the opening round of the playoffs to conclude 5-6. An early season stretch may be the key for the Wildcats to improve upon those numbers this year under third-year coach Alden Foster. After opening the season at Plaquemine, East St. John played the next two non-district games at home against West Jefferson and McDonogh 35. “Plaquemine is... Keep Reading