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Pooka Williams named Louisiana’s Mr. Football

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  • 2/11/18 2:09pm

Like his mind-blowing five-week run in the post season, Hahnville senior running back Anthony "Pooka" Williams' dizzying post-season awards tour ended in spectacular fashion Friday in Baton Rouge when he received the Louisiana Farm Bureau/LSWA Mr. Football trophy. "It's a big accomplishment. I came out my senior year and accomplished a goal that I wanted to," said Williams. "It's a blessing, a lot of blessings. I prayed and I kept praying." Williams... Keep Reading

National Signing Day takes on new feel following early signing period

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  • 2/7/18 3:40pm

For players like Shawn Preston of St. James and Macon Clark of Destrehan, the drama has been over for a little while. Both took advantage of the new early signing period last December with Preston signing with Mississippi State and Clark with Tulane. They were at their respective high schools on Wednesday to be part of National Signing Day ceremonies along with teammates who officially signed with their college of choice on the traditional signing... Keep Reading

Pooka named RPF.com Offensive Player of the Year

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  • 1/25/18 5:55pm

After capping off his senior season with a legendary playoff run, it's no surprise that Hahnville senior running back Anthony "Pooka" Williams has been named the Riverparishfootball.com Offensive Player of the Year. "It's a blessing," said Williams. "I put in the work, our team put in the work and I came out with another blessing." Williams rushed for just over 3,100 yards in his senior season alone over 1,300 yards of which came in... Keep Reading

Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

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  • 12/22/17 10:08am

Staying true to his verbal commitment, Hahnville's Anthony "Pooka" Williams signed his National Letter of Intent with Kansas Friday morning at The River Room in Luling. "I just wanted to get it over with," said Williams. "I've been just feeling Kansas, that's where my heart was. I stayed true to my commitment since Day One. I managed to be a man of my word." Williams rushed for over 3,100 yards in his senior... Keep Reading

State Championship observations

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  • 12/14/17 1:25pm

With the 2017 football season officially ending last week, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on another eventful week for River Parish Football. State Championship Format Although I stand firmly in the crowd that despises the split between the public and private schools, I much prefer the format of playing all of the state championship games in one weekend like the LHSAA went back to this year. Emotion is still the overriding part of... Keep Reading