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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

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

ESJ falls to Braves in sloppy, muddy District 7-5A contest

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  • 9/28/18 8:30am

East St. John managed to cling to a 6-0 lead Thursday night in its District 7-5A contest against H.L. Bourgeois for most of the game – until the final 12 seconds. A 42-yard run by HLB running back D’Keyvion Sanders down to the East St. John 2-yard line set up a touchdown run by Trevonte Walker to tie the game with 12 seconds remain. Rodney Bouvier’s conversion gave the Braves a ... Keep Reading

ESJ opens district with win over previously-unbeaten Trojans

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  • 9/22/18 9:07am

Taking on a team that had gotten off to a 3-0 start and had aspirations of a District 7-5A contender, East St. John would seem to need an all-around effort to defeat Central Lafourche on Friday night in Mathews. The Wildcats pretty much got it. East St. John produced two rushing touchdowns, three scores via the air and added an interception for a score. A harassing ESJ defense also tossed a shutout as the... Keep Reading

Strong finish not quite enough for ESJ in loss to McDonogh 35

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  • 9/17/18 6:13pm

A 16-point first-half deficit was a bit too much for East St. John to overcome in the Wildcats’ 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 on Friday. “We started off flat, for whatever reason,” East St. John coach Brandon Brown said. The Wildcats coach said he challenged his team at halftime. “I said in order for us to win this game, we can’t allow them to score again. The defense went out... Keep Reading