River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2012

East St. John wins 14-6 defensive clash over Higgins Hurricanes

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  • 10/25/12 8:00pm

For the second straight year East St. John coach Phillip Banko left Hoss Memstas Stadium drenched although not a drop of rain fell from the sky. With his team’s playoff hopes alive following a 14-6 win over Higgins, Wildcat players poured a gatorade bucket of ice water over their coach, much like they did a year ago following a district win over Ehret. “I’m cold, but I’m happy,... Keep Reading

East St. John back in district race after wild win over Destrehan

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  • 10/19/12 7:43pm

After Destrehan’s Denzel Arceneaux returned a kickoff 68 yards for a touchdown to put his Wildcats ahead of East St. John’s 35-21 with 6:44 left to play, East St. John fans figured they would need a miracle to pull this one out. Well, they got a couple. East St. John, which had turned the ball over six times on the night,  took advantage of some rare Destrehan miscues late in the game... Keep Reading

Smith’s interception returns seals Hahnville’s 26-16 win over ESJ

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  • 10/12/12 12:49pm

While his team has struggled offensively this season, Hahnville coach Lou Valdin has had to put a lot of his faith in his defense. Friday night against East St. John, that faith was rewarded - big time. The Tigers defense came through with three interceptions, two by Jamal Smith. He returned the final one 65 yards for a touchdown to put an exclamation point on a 26-16 victory over District 8-5A rival East St. John. ... Keep Reading

ESJ Wildcats win one for the home fans to open District 8-5A play

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  • 10/5/12 6:48pm

The finals numbers on the scoreboard told an important story. East St. John’s 28-0 win over John Ehret stretched the Wildcats’ winning streak to two games and lifted ESJ to 2-3 overall. More significantly, the victory gave East St. John a win in the District 8-5A opener. The looks of the fans in the stands told of an even more important milestone – the Wildcats were back. After Hurricane Isaac wiped... Keep Reading