River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2016

Lutcher Bulldogs have to hold off Marksville after building early lead

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  • 11/26/16 3:16am

By Tate Roussel Despite having an impressive first half that gave them a 29-0 lead going into the break, the fourth-seeded Lutcher Bulldogs had to come up with a defensive stop in the final two minutes of the game to take down visiting Marksville 35-28 in the Class 3A quarterfinals Friday. “We made too many mistakes on our chances that we had to take them out in the second half,” said Lutcher coach... Keep Reading

Stopping diminutive Mingo tall task for defending state champions

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  • 11/23/16 12:53pm

If you are looking for an example of good things coming in small packages, all you have to do is gaze at Marksville. Despite his small physical stature, Marksville’s Qway Mingo has come up big again and again. “I’d be hard-pressed to find a player better than him in the state that’s under 5-8 and under 170 pounds. I think pound for pound, he might be the best football... Keep Reading

Mistake-prone Bulldogs eke out 23-15 victory over Wossman

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  • 11/19/16 1:04am

Friday was just one of those kinds of games for a team in a quest for a state championship. Lutcher, the defending state champs, didn’t look like a championship-caliber team with numerous turnovers and mistakes, but in the end, the Bulldogs came away with a 23-15 victory over Wossman to advance to the Class 3A quarterfinals. “Sometimes good football teams don’t play their best,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said. ... Keep Reading

Another rematch, different offensive style await Lutcher

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  • 11/18/16 1:24pm

When Lutcher hosts Wossman on Friday night in a second-consecutive playoff rematch from a year ago, at least things will be a bit more conventional. Although the fourth-seeded Bulldogs came away with a 28-0 win over Avoyelles, the No. 29 seed, in their Class 3A playoff opener, it came in a most unusual manner. Lutcher improved to 9-2 despite having the ball for less than eight minutes in the entire game against Avoyelles’ time-hogging double-wing... Keep Reading

Bulldogs open title defense by blanking old-school Avoyelles

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  • 11/11/16 11:43pm

Lutcher’s offense made the most of its limited possessions and the defense came up big when it had to as the Bulldogs opened defense of their Class 3A state championship with a 28-0 home victory Friday over Avoyelles. The Avoyelles game was a rematch of the 2015 playoff opener when Lutcher beat the Mustangs 34-8 on its way to the state title. Lutcher (9-2) advances to take on Wossman in another playoff rematch from... Keep Reading