River Parish Football

News Archives in April 2017

East St. John Wildcat slate features early four-game homestand

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  • 4/25/17 1:34pm

East St. John managed to reach the .500 mark to conclude the 2016 regular season before falling to Barbe in the opening round of the playoffs to conclude 5-6. An early season stretch may be the key for the Wildcats to improve upon those numbers this year under third-year coach Alden Foster. After opening the season at Plaquemine, East St. John played the next two non-district games at home against West Jefferson and McDonogh 35. “Plaquemine is... Keep Reading

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading