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National Signing Day takes on new feel following early signing period

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  • National Signing Day
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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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  • Feature Story
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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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  • Feature Story
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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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  • Feature Story
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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

Lack of passing game catches up with Tigers in title game loss

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 12/9/17 6:37pm

NEW ORLEANS - Someone finally forced Hahnville to throw the football and someone kept Anthony “Pooka” Williams from breaking any highlight reel-type runs. That someone was Zachary and the Broncos are state champs for the second time in three years. Zachary spotted Hahnville an early 7-0 lead but built a 27-7 halftime advantage on its way to a 34-14 victory to capture the Class 5A state title Saturday night at the Superdome. &ldquo... Keep Reading