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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

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading

River Parish CAA hosting Nicholls State football fundraiser

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
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  • 3/24/17 12:20pm

It has been no coincidence that the pipeline of River Parish football talent to Nicholls State has been flourishing over the past few years. Since being named the Colonels head coach in 2015, Tim Rebowe, a Norco native, Destrehan grad, and former Destrehan head coach has regularly tapped into his talent-rich home base. This spring, eleven River Parish players are on the Nicholls roster. Next week Rebowe is headed home again, but this time he won... Keep Reading