River Parish Football

News Archives in 2016

Three area schools to compete in new classifications next year

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  • 12/14/16 7:20pm

Three of the eight River Parish schools will be in new classifications for the start of the 2017-18 school year after the final basic districts were announced by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. One of the schools affected is St. Charles Catholic, which will be moving up from Class 2A to Class 3A. “The way they re-did the numbers, I thought, was totally, totally unfair,” said St.... Keep Reading

Lutcher claims eighth state title with 40-36 triumph over Amite

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  • 12/10/16 4:49pm

NEW ORLEANS - In the hierarchy of great Lutcher quarterbacks a play late in the third quarter of the Class 3A state championship game may have solidified Jontre Kirklin’s spot at the very top. Three plays after Amite answered a Lutcher touchdown to trail 33-28; the Bulldogs faced third-and-6 from its own 24. Kirklin sprinted to his right and found no running room. He reversed field and ran to his left. He then pulled... Keep Reading

Kirklin could be first quarterback to lead Lutcher to consecutive titles

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  • 12/9/16 8:17pm

When Lutcher won the Class 3A state championship a year ago, it was the seventh title in the history of the school. The Bulldogs were led by junior quarterback Jontre Kirklin. In an oddity of sorts, all of Lutcher’s state championship teams were guided by a junior quarterback. “To be honest, I really wasn’t aware that it was always junior quarterbacks. I heard about it but it just an accomplishment... Keep Reading

Defensive seniors have built their own legacy with Lutcher Bulldogs

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  • 12/9/16 1:23pm

From the moment the Lutcher players walked off the Superdome turf a year ago as state champions, there was a feeling among many that the Bulldogs would be back, especially when looking over an offense that would return the likes of quarterback Jontre Kirklin, receivers Al’Dontre Davis and Gregory Clayton, plus running back Daevon Adams. If there was any doubt about the Bulldogs’ attempt to become the first team in school history... Keep Reading

Lutcher Bulldogs one victory away from making school history

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  • 12/7/16 9:13am

Lutcher’s football team finally was able to take a huge, collective sigh following the Bulldogs’ 16-14 Class 3A semifinal win last Friday at West Feliciana. “As great of a season as it’s been, it’s really the first win I’ve gotten to enjoy all year long,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said. “It’s indicative of what we knew we were capable of and... Keep Reading