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River Parish-led defense sets early tone in Nicholls playoff victory

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  • 11/25/18 1:55pm

THIBODAUX – With Nicholls’ Football Championship Subdivision playoff opener against visiting San Diego starting off like it might be a trade-for-trade marathon, the River Parish duo of Sully Laiche and Evan Veron, like usual, came up big for the Colonels. After Nicholls had scored to take a 14-0 lead with 7:17 remaining in the opening quarter, the Toreros were on the move again. On first-and-10 from the Nicholls 35, Laiche, a former star defensive lineman from... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

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  • 11/16/18 9:55am

THIBODAUX - They denied Sully Laiche a touchdown but not his conference championship. The junior defensive lineman raced 53 yards along the Nicholls sideline in the second quarter after recovering what appeared to be a lateral. The play was called an incomplete pass upon review, wiping out the score by the former star defender from Lutcher. “I saw Evan (Veron) go for the quarterback and then I saw the running back peel out. I said, ... Keep Reading

GiveBack event one reason that keeps Landry coming back home

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  • 7/20/18 7:43pm

As he was conducting the fourth annual Jarvis Landry GiveBack event at Lutcher High School on Friday morning, the former Bulldog great and all the young campers were dealing with a heat index approaching 110 degrees and a field temperature much higher on the artificial turf. That can be typical of a July morning for the River Parishes native. It’s a stark contrast from him new NFL home in Cleveland. “It was snowing... 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

River Parish players have key role in Colonels’ win over McNeese

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  • 9/1/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - Once again, players from River Parish high schools played a prominent role in a Nicholls victory. As the Colonels’ offense struggled early in their season opener against McNeese State on Thursday night at a nearly-packed house at Guidry Stadium, a Nicholls defense – featuring a strong contingent of River Parish players – kept NSU in the game, ultimately allowing for a dramatic last-second victory. The Colonels’ defense continually had their backs... Keep Reading