River Parish Football

News Archives in May 2016

ESJ shows resiliency, defensive prowess versus McDonogh 35

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/17/16 10:06pm

NEW ORLEANS – East St. John showed a few leftover traits from a year ago while demonstrating what the Wildcats hope to become in 2016 in ESJ’s spring game Tuesday versus McDonogh 35 at Pan American Stadium. Only three plays into the opening 12-play possession, a pass by East St. John quarterback Marquise Darensbourg was tipped and returned for a touchdown by McDonogh 35’s Rick Riley. Unlike early last season, the Wildcats showed early... Keep Reading

St. John Parish’s two high schools getting artificial turf fields

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  • Feature Story
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  • 5/14/16 2:35pm

Instead of a case of keeping up with the Jones’, for St. John Parish’s two public high schools, it’s keeping up with St. Charles and St. James parishes. When West St. John and East St. John take the field for the start of the 2016 season, it will be on artificial turf. West St. John and East St. John will join Destrehan and Hahnville of St. Charles Parish and St. James... Keep Reading

Foster, Wildcats certain better days are ahead for East St. John

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/4/16 3:01pm

If there is one thing that is certain at East St. John, it’s that things should be less uncertain for the Wildcats in 2016 than it was last season. A year ago, Alden Foster was in his first year at East St. John and he didn’t know the Wildcat players and he didn’t know them. Compounding a scenario involving a new coach and new system was the uncertainty involved the... Keep Reading