River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2017

Plaquemine offense provides challenges in ESJ’s season opener

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  • 8/29/17 9:33am

East St. John coach Alden Foster has a few concerns about his football team entering into the season opener at Plaquemine on Friday night. “We can’t make the same mistakes that we’ve made in the past, so that’s one of the things that has me concerned. But I feel like we have a good football team, it’s just a matter of executing and doing what we... Keep Reading

East St. John ekes past Lake Area; Riverside shuts out Mandeville

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  • 8/26/17 9:06pm

NEW ORLEANS – East St. John’s defense saved the day in the Wildcats’ 14-6 win over Lake Area on Saturday afternoon at the St. Augustine Jamboree at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Wildcats seemed to make a season’s worth of mistakes on offense but the East St. John defense continually bailed them out. “They played great and the kept us in the game,” East St. John coach Alden Foster... Keep Reading

Potential stormy weather causes changes to jamboree schedules

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  • 8/23/17 8:19am

Potential heavy rain associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey has led to two River Parish jamborees moving from Friday to Thursday. The Ed Reed Jamboree featuring Lutcher at Destrehan is now slated for 6 p.m. Thursday. Also, the St. Charles jamboree also has been moved to Thursday. The jamboree in Laplace will begin at 6 p.m. with Country Day taking on Hannan, followed by St. Charles facing St. Thomas Aquinas. The St. James... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeks correspondents to help with football coverage

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  • 8/22/17 12:00am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2017 season. RPF.com is seeking a pair of correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to... Keep Reading

East St. John could be poised to take its program to next level

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  • 8/19/17 2:13pm

East St. John managed to go 5-5 during the 2016 regular season, including advancing to the playoffs but 2017 could be the year the Wildcats take a major leap forward under third-year coach Alden Foster. “We have a chance with kids that have bought into the program,” Foster said. “Even seniors like Chris Thompson and D’Andrea Pittman, the only coaches they know is us. It will all depend on how well we... Keep Reading