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RA, Hahnville in penalty-filled scrimmages; Destrehan sharp

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  • Game Recap
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  • 8/17/18 11:11pm

Riverside Academy’s squad numbers may be considerably lower this year, but the Rebels seemed to have added another playmaker in the form of Ahmonte Watkins. Watkins turned a short pass from quarterback Gage Larvadain into a 70-yard score with 24 seconds left in a timed quarter to allow Riverside Academy to edge visiting Ellender on Friday night. The sophomore scored on a touchdown run earlier in the timed period to go along with a... Keep Reading

RA, Hahnville, Destrehan get started with Friday scrimmages

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  • Game Preview
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  • 8/16/18 3:56pm

With Riverside Academy’s numbers down this year, first-year Rebels coach Kevin Dizer said he sees Friday’s scrimmage against visiting Ellender as a chance to get a truly good look at his squad. “I’m so excited for it because with our numbers being so low, it’s really hard to get a good look,” said Dizer, whose Rebels host Ellender at 6 p.m. “Not only is... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeking correspondents for upcoming football season

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/15/18 9:46am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2018 season. RPF.com is seeking 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 stay close to... Keep Reading

Hahnville coaches, players mesh as 2018 season quickly approaches

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  • Feature Story
  • Players
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  • 8/10/18 7:07pm

When football teams begin to prepare for a new season, it’s not uncommon for tape to be place on the front of players’ helmets with their names written with black markers. That helps to identify the players, especially the newcomers. During camp at Hahnville, it wouldn’t have been surprising if there was tape on caps for all the new assistant coaches. “We have Coach Carey Melvin from H.L.... Keep Reading

MPA lives up to expectations for pair of River Parish quarterbacks

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/25/18 8:25am

THIBODAUX – The Manning Passing Academy lived up to the hype for a pair of River Parish high school quarterbacks. “My expectations were pretty high. I expected to learn a lot and meet a lot of good college quarterbacks and Peyton himself. When I got there, it definitely matched my expectations,” said Kolby Bourgeois, who will be a senior at Lutcher for the 2018 season. “The expectation is you are going to go... Keep Reading