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East St. John could be poised to take its program to next level

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  • 8/19/17 2:13pm

East St. John managed to go 5-5 during the 2016 regular season, including advancing to the playoffs but 2017 could be the year the Wildcats take a major leap forward under third-year coach Alden Foster. “We have a chance with kids that have bought into the program,” Foster said. “Even seniors like Chris Thompson and D’Andrea Pittman, the only coaches they know is us. It will all depend on how well we... Keep Reading

ESJ players ‘believe what we are doing’ under third-year coach

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  • 8/9/17 12:34pm

From late-summer camp through the first few days of fall practice, it’s been so far, so good, for East St. John’s football team in terms of dealing with the weather. “We’ve been blessed to get it in every day we wanted to except the last day of camp we had to go in the gym. In Louisiana, you are going to get that,” Wildcats coach Alden Foster... Keep Reading

Landry tops list as top player in RPF-dot-com Era

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  • 7/11/17 11:58am

With all of the great high school players that have spent their Friday nights suiting up for River Parish Football, who was the best? That would be a tremendous debate. Players like Terry Robiskie, A.J. Duhe, Ed Reed, Louis Lipps, LaRon Landry, and Lionel Washington are names from the past that not only left their mark in the River Parishes, but went on to great college and professional careers. This website began just prior... Keep Reading

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