River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2013

Hahnville seeking strong finish in order to earn 2013 playoff berth

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  • 10/29/13 10:48pm

For Lou Valdin and the Hahnville Tigers, it’s one down and two to go. After falling to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in District 7-5A play, Valdin said his Tigers likely had to win their final three games of the regular season in order to make the playoffs. With a 48-6 victory last week over winless H.L. Bourgeois in which the Tigers rushed for more than 400 yards, Hahnville is one step closer... Keep Reading

Hahnville sinks H.L. Bourgeois 48-6

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  • 10/26/13 12:38am

Hahnville continued its pattern of alternating wins and losses in District 7-5A play with a 48-6 win Friday night at winless H.L. Bourgeois. “It was good to get the win. We are 4-4. This was one we had to win because the team didn’t have any wins so needed to pick up the 10 power points. Hopefully, we can do it again next week,” Hahnville coach Lou Valdin said. Devonte... Keep Reading

Hahnville’s Valdin: ‘We are not good enough to overlook anyone’

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  • 10/22/13 10:41pm

You won’t find the Hahnville Tigers taking the winless H.L. Bourgeois Braves for granted. “We are not good enough to overlook anybody,” Hahnville coach Lou Valdin said. “We are 3-4. We will practice hard and we have to play against everybody right now. Every game from now is a must-win game. It doesn’t matter who we play, it’s how we play now. We have to... Keep Reading

ESJ’s defense overwhelms Hahnville in 28-12 triumph

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  • 10/19/13 1:27am

It was a victory even Phillip Banko will take a little extra time to savor. “I will relish this one until (Saturday) morning. Usually I go home and at about 12:00 I start looking at the next team. I think I will wait until (Saturday) morning,” Banko said. “It feels good.” Behind a defense that completely shut down Hahnville’s running game and constantly pressured Tiger quarterbacks, East St. John took... Keep Reading

Valdin hopes Tigers have learned lessons dealing with distractions

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  • 10/14/13 9:22pm

Lou Valdin has been around the River Parishes long enough to make comparisons. When sizing up East St. John, Hahnville’s District 7-5A opponent Friday night when the two teams meet at 7 p.m. in Boutte, the veteran Tigers coach conjures up comparisons to other River Parish players and teams from past to present. One such comparison is East St. John’s Xavier Lewis. A 2015 LSU commitment, Lewis can score from anywhere... Keep Reading