River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

Brown wants team in early playoff mode if ESJ is to make postseason

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  • 10/17/18 12:26pm

Missed opportunities early hurt East St. John in its 33-12 loss last week to unbeaten Terrebonne. “We didn’t capitalize early. I think it should have been at least 21-0 early-on. We drove the ball well but didn’t capitalize in the red zone. Defensively, I think we started off pretty good. However, we kind of gave up some big plays. It happened one time on fourth down. Our guy attempted to... Keep Reading

Terrebonne moves to 7-0 with 33-12 win over East St. John

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  • 10/13/18 12:06am

Terrebonne is not under the radar anymore. Sparked by 20 unanswered second half points, the Tigers pulled away from East St. John 33-12 to move to a perfect 7-0 overall record, 3-0 in District 7-5A. "Our kids at halftime decided we weren't playing well enough like we have in the past and came out with a little more emotion," said Terrebonne coach Gary Hill. "East St John is a good football team, and we... Keep Reading

Oh so close ESJ Wildcats host undefeated Terrebonne Tigers

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  • 10/11/18 5:21pm

The 2018 season has been a year of “oh so close,” for the East St. John Wildcats. Nothing demonstrated that more than East St. John’s 35-34 loss to Destrehan a week ago. Add the result to 16-14 loss to John McDonogh and a 7-6 defeat at the hands of H.L. Bourgeois and ESJ is oh so close to be being 5-1 on the season. Instead, the Wildcats are 2-4 overall and ... Keep Reading

Destrehan holds off East St. John 35-34

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  • 10/6/18 12:13am

For a second straight season, it was Destrehan holding off East St. John by the identical score of 35-34 in another "wild" battle of these two River Parish District 7-5A rivals. In a back-and-forth slugfest, East St. John pulled to within point in the closing minutes on a 22-yard run by Prentice Cook. After the Wildcats were penalized lining up for a would be go-ahead two point conversion, they elected to kick an extra... Keep Reading

Brown: ESJ needs to play best ball of season to combat Destrehan

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  • 10/3/18 9:24pm

A muddy quagmire and one play proved the be the difference in East St. John’s 7-6 loss to H.L. Bourgeois last week in Houma. Clinging to a 7-6 lead in the closing moments, the Wildcats saw HLB’s D’Keyvion Sanders break free for 52 yard before being brought down by East St. John’s Antonio Sanders. Trevonte Walker scored with 12 seconds left and Rodney Bouvier kicked the extra point... Keep Reading