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ESJ-Thibodaux ‘fighting for playoff lives’ in Week 9 encounter

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  • 10/24/17 6:36pm

Having averaged 34 points per game since the start of District 7-5A play, East St. John’s showdown against Hahnville last Friday had the looks of a potential shootout. Instead, the Wildcats were blanked by Hahnville, the only unbeaten team in district play, to all to 3-2 in the league and 4-4 overall. “We didn’t play well. That is a complement to them,” East St. John coach Alden Foster said... Keep Reading

Hahnville takes control of 7-5A with 27-0 win at East St. John

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  • 10/20/17 10:49pm

Powered by over 300 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns from Pooka Williams, combined with a dominating performance on defense, Hahnville left Joe Keller Stadium with a 27-0 win and control of District 7-5A. "We're really playing good, and we're playing really really good defensively," said Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio. "When you can run the ball, play good defense, and get enough in the passing game you got a shot, and we got a... Keep Reading

A lot at stake for Hahnville, ESJ in District 7-5A encounter Friday

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  • 10/19/17 1:34pm

A lot is riding on the outcome for both Hahnville and East St. John in their encounter Friday night at Joe Keller Stadium in Reserve. “If we can get this win, we will be in a very good spot. Also this week, it’s about power points,” Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio said. “We are 5-2 and we actually lost two spots in the power rating. We went from nine to eleven.... Keep Reading

ESJ seeks to slow down Williams, Jackson in key district showdown

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  • 10/18/17 7:31pm

When East St. John coach Alden Foster was asked to talk about Destrehan’s offense prior to the Week 6 battle of Wildcats, the ESJ coach said, “John Emery, John Emery, John Emery, John Emery.” He may have been tempted to utter “Pooka” four times when talking about Hahnville’s offense – East St. John’s opponent in a key District 7-5A showdown Friday night at Joe Keller... Keep Reading

ESJ rallies past Terrebonne to stay in hunt for district championship

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  • 10/14/17 9:32am

East St. John quarterback Dasmain Crosby tossed five touchdown passes and the Wildcats needed every one of them in a 36-28 victory over Terrebonne in District 7-5A play Friday night at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma. “We needed all of them and Javon Antonio had the big game we’ve been waiting for him to have. We battled through it and overcame a sluggish start against a good football team,”... Keep Reading