River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2013

Hahnville’s home playoff mastery against Barbe Buccaneers ends

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  • 11/23/13 1:04am

By Kamel Benyahia Barbe’s players didn't break any records Friday night, but the Buccaneers did break their two-game losing streak at Hahnville with a 42-14 victory over the Tigers in the Class 5A regionals. Hahnville won the last two playoff matchups when Barbe visited. The loss ended Hahnville’s season at 6-6. Barbe, which improved to 10-2, advances to face top-seeded Acadiana in the quarterfinals. Barbe shut out Hahnville in the... Keep Reading

Tigers face nation’s all-time receiver Quinn in 5A playoffs

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  • 11/20/13 12:45pm

Lou Valdin is looking for a colorful game when his Hahnville Tigers host Barbe in the regional round of the Class 5A playoffs Friday night. “We have green turf and purple turf. They can have all the green they want for free. We just try to keep them out of the purple,” the Hahnville coach said. It’s Valdin’s way of saying the Buccaneers (9-2) can move the ball all... Keep Reading

No. 24 seed Hahnville pulls off upset of No.9 seed Ouachita

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  • 11/16/13 1:10am

By Zachary Parker MONROE - The Hahnville Tigers couldn’t have asked for things to come together more easily. The No. 24 seed punched its ticket for the second round of Class 5A playoffs Friday night, making short work of the Ouachita Parish Lions. Although Ouachita outgained Hahnville by 61 total offensive yards, the Tigers ended Friday night’s bout with almost 20 more points. The final score was 42-25. The victory advances Hahnville to the... Keep Reading

Intangibles likely biggest factor in outcome of HHS-Ouachita game

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  • 11/13/13 8:12pm

Most coaches talk about controlling the line of scrimmage, limiting turnovers and winning the special teams battle as the key to win most playoff games. When Hahnville (5-5) takes at Ouachita Parish on Friday night in Monroe to open the Class 5A playoffs, the intangibles are likely to be the most important factor in the game’s outcome. The Ouachita players enter the game with heavy hearts. On November 2, junior defensive lineman Dillon Neal... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish football teams qualify for 2013 playoffs

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  • Championship
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  • 11/10/13 10:50am

All eight River Parish football teams qualified for the playoffs, with the area’s top seed receiving an opening-round bye. By virtue of an 8-2 overall record and tough pre-district schedule, West St. John will have a week off before the Rams begin their pursuit of a Class 1A state champions among non-select schools. The 2013 postseason is the first year teams have been divided into select and non-select brackets. As a result, nine state... Keep Reading