River Parish Football

News Archives in 2013

RPF.com Coach of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/25/13 8:13pm

Although for the third time in four years since Riverparishfootball.com has been in existence, no teams from RPF made it the state championships, there were still excellent seasons for many teams highlighted by a pair of remarkable turnarounds and three district titles. Here are the six finalists for the Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year: Phillip Banko (East St. John)- Over a year since Hurricane Isaac ravaged East St. John’s fieldhouse... Keep Reading

RPF.com Athlete of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/23/13 8:28pm

Versatility is an asset on the football field, and for the annual Riverparishfootball.com Athlete of the Year award, it’s a must. Not just playing more than one position qualifies a player for the award, but rather excelling at more than one position is the prerequisite. The following are the finalists for the 2013 Riverparishfootball.com Athlete of the Year: Nigel Anderson (RB/LB/P/QB) East St. John- Anderson has excelled both as... Keep Reading

Defensive Player of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/21/13 12:56pm

In every era, producing stellar defensive talent has been a theme for River Parish Football. Players like A.J. Duhe (Godchaux/ESJ), Lionel Washington (Lutcher), and Burnell Dent (Destrehan) had standout NFL careers. Currently players like Tyson Jackson (WSJ) and LaRon Landry (Hahnville) are making their marks in the NFL, with Ed Reed (Destrehan) surely headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2013, defensive play was again very special in the River Parishes. The... Keep Reading

RPF.com Offensive Player of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/20/13 12:04pm

In the season of giving, it’s time for RPF.com to hand out its annual post-season awards. Over the next four days we will announce our finalists for Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Each day beginning Friday December 27, we will announce one of the winners of the four awards plus the annual Nick Forsythe Courage Award. Today we begin... Keep Reading

ESJ gives fans something to remember in loss to Parkway

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  • 11/23/13 1:25am

East St. John didn’t give its fans a victory Friday night, but it sure gave them something to remember. Trailing 45-12 and failing miserably to move the ball or to prevent the Parkway Panthers from doing so, East St. John called on unheralded third-string quarterback Gerald Munoz to try to make something happen. That, he did. Munoz led the Wildcats on a 19-point fourth-quarter rally, throwing three touchdown passes to Jarrod Jackson in... Keep Reading