River Parish Football

News Archives in May 2015

Spring game learning experience for both ESJ, McDonogh 35

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  • Spring Practice
  • Posted:
  • 5/22/15 10:28pm

East St. John and McDonogh 35 each used Friday’s spring game at Joe Keller Stadium in Reserve for the learning experience it was meant to be. “We are learning the kids and they are learning us. Personnel grouping and game planning, all that will make a difference in the future,” said Alden Foster, East St. John’s first-year coach. “We learned a whole lot. The coaching staff learned a whole... Keep Reading

Numbers, enthusiasm high as ESJ starts new era under Foster

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  • Spring Practice
  • Posted:
  • 5/5/15 10:20am

Most of the attention at East St. John on the Wildcats’ first day of football spring practice centered on three pieces of plywood. The three sheets of plywood, each about three feet wide, created a narrow running lane. “We call it the Black Cracker. At Amite, it was the Purple Cracker,” said first-year coach Alden Foster, a former Amite player and head coach. “We’ll paint it black. It&rsquo... Keep Reading