River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2016

Halftime lead doesn’t hold up in Hahnville’s 21-14 loss to Jesuit

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  • 8/25/16 11:11pm

Jesuit came up with all of the scoring in the second half to take a 21-14 win over Hahnville in jamboree football action Thursday in Boutte. A 5-yard run by Jesuit’s Connor Prouet, who rushed for 117 yards on 20 carries, tied the game 14-14 with 13:26 left in the game. Jesuit quarterback Alex Watermeier tossed 9 yards to Ashon Loria for what proved to be the winning score with 9:24 left in the game. “It came... Keep Reading

Slate of jamborees help to kick off 2016 high school football season

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  • 8/25/16 5:48pm

The aims of jamborees are basically the same for most football coaches. In the case of West St. John and Lutcher, however, the focus may be a bit different from their brethren after not being able to participate in scrimmages last week because of flooding concerns in the area. “We definitely wanted to get a game in to see where we are,” said West St. John coach Bandon Walters, whose team will host... Keep Reading

Key three-game stretch could set up later success for Hahnville

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  • 8/23/16 9:21pm

When Nick Saltaformaggio arrived at Hahnville three years ago fresh off a state championship at East Jefferson he brought along the double-slot option offense that served him so well. Although the Tigers met with success that first year in reaching the Class 5A quarterfinals, the Hahnville coach came to realize the option wasn’t the right fit for his new team. “I guess we have kind of fallen in line with everybody else... Keep Reading

Big plays provide scoring for Hahnville against Northshore

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  • 8/19/16 10:54pm

Hahnville’s first- and second-team units each scored twice in the controlled portion of its home outing against Northshore while both teams had missed scoring opportunities in a concluding timed quarter in a Friday night scrimmage. The Tigers’ defense never allowed Northshore to score while big plays were the story for Hahnville. A missing aspect of Hahnville’s offense, however, had coach Nick Saltaformaggio in a lamentable mood. “We are a... Keep Reading

Scrimmages still on despite ongoing flood concerns in area

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  • 8/17/16 3:01pm

“Unfortunately, the weather has just hasn’t cooperated at all for the beginning of a football year. I think that might be a little eye-opening. Nobody is using that as an excuse but we are able to gauge from previous years how far along we are based on practices and the things we are doing. We’ve tried to adjust as much as possible because of weather,” Riverside Academy coach Bill... Keep Reading