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Nicholls wants playoff experience to be more than ‘one-time thing’

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  • 11/26/17 9:31pm

THIBODAUX - A 38-31 home loss to South Dakota in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday may have brought Nicholls’ season to an end but it was a season of first for the Colonels in many ways. “You never prepare for it to end. You don’t want to think you will go in the locker room and look those 16 seniors in the eye for the last time.... Keep Reading

River Parish players help turn Nicholls into playoff-caliber squad

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  • 11/23/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - A philosophy Tim Rebowe brought to Nicholls three years ago was put to the test last Sunday as the Colonels waited to see if they would be in the 24-team field in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. “We always had the mentality that the glass was half full and that’s how we were going to operate,” Rebowe said. Being nationally ranked and sporting an 8-2 record entering the regular-season... Keep Reading

Lutcher’s reign comes to an end with 34-30 loss to Spartans

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  • 11/11/17 7:44am

When quarterback Kolby Bourgeois connected on a 9-yard touchdown pass to Jacoby Williams to put Lutcher back on top of Slidell with what appeared to be 57 seconds remaining on the clock, the Bulldogs looked like they had found a way to extend what had been a very trying season. After the score, the officials added time to bring the clock to 1:04 and the Salmen Spartans took full advantage of those extra few ticks when quarterback... Keep Reading

River Parish players major factor in quick turnaround for Nicholls

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  • 11/9/17 1:12pm

THIBODAUX - A lot was on the line in Nicholls’ game last Saturday against Houston Baptist at Guidry Stadium. A 38-31 triumph the previous week at Incarnate Word gave the Colonels six wins and guaranteed Nicholls its first winning season since a 6-5 finish in 2007. A victory over Houston Baptist would allow NSU to finish unbeaten at home for only the third time in school history while solidifying its ranking in the Top 25 while... Keep Reading

Luck of the draw gives Lutcher Bulldogs tough opener at Salmen

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  • 11/8/17 3:46pm

There’s one thing Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins has learned about the high school football playoffs. “When you get to the playoffs, it’s all about matchups and the luck of the draw in some ways,” the Bulldogs coach. In that regard, Lutcher drew a tough matchup to open the Class 4A playoffs when the Bulldogs, the No. 24 seed, travel to Slidell to take on No. 9 Salmen on Friday night. The ... Keep Reading