River Parish Football

News Archives in 2013

Defensive Player of the Year finalists announced

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  • Feature Story
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  • 12/21/13 12:56pm

In every era, producing stellar defensive talent has been a theme for River Parish Football. Players like A.J. Duhe (Godchaux/ESJ), Lionel Washington (Lutcher), and Burnell Dent (Destrehan) had standout NFL careers. Currently players like Tyson Jackson (WSJ) and LaRon Landry (Hahnville) are making their marks in the NFL, with Ed Reed (Destrehan) surely headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2013, defensive play was again very special in the River Parishes. The... Keep Reading

Late LaGrange touchdown ousts Lutcher from Class 4A playoffs

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  • Game Recap
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  • 11/15/13 11:51pm

By Warren Arceneaux LAKE CHARLES - The Lutcher Bulldogs briefly pulled themselves out of a big first-half deficit, but could not hold on in the final seconds of 32-28 Class 4A bi-district round loss to LaGrange. LaGrange’s Alvinosky LaFleur scored the winning touchdown on a 7-yard reception from Quindon Barry with 14 seconds left to give LaGrange the win. The No. 14 seed Gators (6-5) advance to face the winner between Landry-Walker and Ellender. The... Keep Reading

Lutcher, Lagrange follow similar paths to reach Class 4A playoffs

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  • Game Preview
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  • 11/12/13 10:27pm

A slow start against tough non-district competition, followed by a turnaround ultimately led to a 5-5 regular-season finish and a berth in the playoffs. That encapsulates the story of the Lutcher Bulldogs on their way to the Class 4A playoffs. It’s also the same tale for the Lagrange Gators. “That’s the song I have been singing. It’s very similar,” said Lutcher coach Tim Detillier. “When you... 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

Lutcher back at .500 with 47-13 win over Miller-McCoy

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  • Game Recap
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  • 11/9/13 12:42am

By Harmony Hamilton Only 51 seconds into the game, Lutcher coach Tim Detillier got the quick start he was hoping for in the Bulldogs’ 47-13 non-district home win Friday against Miller-McCoy. Destin Porter’s 13-yard touchdown run less than a minute into the contest set the tone for the Bulldogs. After Christian Matherne’s 6-yard touchdown run, a bad snap by the Lions gave the ball back to Lutcher at the Miller-McCoy 16. Porter... Keep Reading