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River Parish teams find mixed results in scrimmage action

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/16/18 10:17pm

In the only scrimmage Thursday involving two River Parish teams squaring off against one another, the coach of each team came away with a different perspective on his respective unit. Lutcher scored on its first three possessions against visiting West St. John when the top units squared off while the Rams were unable to move the ball against the Bulldogs’ defense. “I think offensive and defensively, when you want to come out and... Keep Reading

RA, Hahnville, Destrehan get started with Friday scrimmages

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 8/16/18 3:56pm

With Riverside Academy’s numbers down this year, first-year Rebels coach Kevin Dizer said he sees Friday’s scrimmage against visiting Ellender as a chance to get a truly good look at his squad. “I’m so excited for it because with our numbers being so low, it’s really hard to get a good look,” said Dizer, whose Rebels host Ellender at 6 p.m. “Not only is... Keep Reading

Scrimmages provide early look as teams prepare for 2018 season

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, Lutcher, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/15/18 7:43pm

Two River Parish coaches will get to see their teams in action against an opponent for the first time in 2018 when they take part in scrimmages Thursday. Upon Brandon Brown’s arrival at East St. John in the spring, the Wildcats were forced to go through their entire spring practice with no contact because all the team’s helmets had to be sent off to be inspected. “I just want to see... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeking correspondents for upcoming football season

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/15/18 9:46am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2018 season. RPF.com is seeking correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to stay close to... Keep Reading

Narcisse’s former coaches voice support of transfer decision

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 8/15/18 9:22am

A pair of Lowell Narcisse’s former high school coaches expressed support for the quarterback’s decision to transfer from LSU. Narcisse made the announcement Tuesday via his Twitter account: “First of [sic] I would like to thank LSU and the entire State of Louisiana for giving me a great opportunity to further my education and play football at the highest level in Tiger Stadium. I would also like to thank Coach... Keep Reading

New coach Brown, East St. John Wildcats show enthusiasm, energy

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/12/18 1:48pm

When the East St. John donned full gear for the first time last Thursday, there was a palpable enthusiasm on the Wildcats’ practice field. “We worked extremely hard all summer and the guys have been waiting for this point. I’m really excited about the enthusiasm. One thing we preach here is effort and energy every,” first-year East St. John coach Brandon Brown said. The Wildcats were working at a quick... Keep Reading

Hahnville coaches, players mesh as 2018 season quickly approaches

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Players
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 8/10/18 7:07pm

When football teams begin to prepare for a new season, it’s not uncommon for tape to be place on the front of players’ helmets with their names written with black markers. That helps to identify the players, especially the newcomers. During camp at Hahnville, it wouldn’t have been surprising if there was tape on caps for all the new assistant coaches. “We have Coach Carey Melvin from H.L.... Keep Reading

Valdez: ‘season waits for no one’ as SJH Wildcats prepare for 2018

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 8/10/18 2:17pm

To beat the heat, the St. James Wildcats scheduled the first week of fall practice for sessions to be held in the evening. One thing the Wildcats couldn’t beat Tuesday was lightning. “We got a chance to break in the new gym. We couldn’t go into the high school gym because they still had some stuff they were putting up and we went to the middle school gym,” said... Keep Reading

Quality offseason work carries over into fall practice for DHS

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 8/10/18 10:39am

Quality work over the spring and summer has carried over to the start of fall practice for the Destrehan Wildcats. “The kids come out here and work hard and do everything we ask. It’s a good group of players that if we stick together, we have a chance to win a few games,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said earlier this week. Destrehan has worked in shells for three days before donning... Keep Reading

SCC’s Monica not mincing words during early days of fall practice

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 8/9/18 11:53am

 St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica was not in a mood to mince words coming off the practice field Wednesday morning. “We are absolutely pitiful right now,” the longtime coach declared. “We are a bad football team right now. We have no zip, we have no hustle, we don’t know our formations, we don’t know our plays. We are lazy. There is not a superlative I can... Keep Reading