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DHS adds coaching experience with Scobel new defensive coordinator

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 3/19/18 12:46pm

Destrehan has added experience to its defensive coaching ranks with the addition of Malter Scobel as defensive coordinator. Scobel a former head coach at Covington and Hammond, replaces Marcus Scott. Scott is now the new head coach at John Ehret. “I’m real excited to get a guy like Malter who has been in so many big games,” Destrehan head coach Steve Robicheaux said. “He’s been (an assistant) under... Keep Reading

Former East St. John player Brown ‘very interested’ in Wildcats job

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 3/19/18 12:05pm

Former East St. John player Brandon Brown has expressed strong interest in the head football coaching position with the Wildcats. Brown is fresh off of leading St. Helena College and Career Academy to a Class 2A state final appearance where the Hawks lost to Welsh 38-26. “I’m very interested in the job,” Brown said. “I’m very elated just for my name to come up with a job like... Keep Reading

Foster dismissed as head football coach of East St. John Wildcats

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 3/16/18 6:25pm

Alden Foster has been dismissed the head football coach at East St. John, St. John Parish Schools Superintendent Kevin George confirmed to RiverParishFootball.com on Friday. “Coach Foster was given the news by me today,” George said. “We just decided it was time to turn the page on the Foster era. We are very thankful for all the service and the countless hours he has put in with our children. We just... Keep Reading

Dizer promoted to head coaching position at Riverside Academy

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 3/15/18 8:29am

Kevin Dizer has been promoted to the head football coaching position at Riverside Academy. Dizer has served as the Rebels’ defensive backs coach for the last three seasons and has been in coaching for seven years. Dizer replaces Chris Lachney. Lachney served as Riverside Academy’s head coach in 2017. Prior to that, he was the Rebels’ defensive coordinator for five years, including the 2016 season when RA won the Division III state title. ... Keep Reading

Former Riverside coach Lachney feels right at home with SLU Lions

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/18/18 6:18pm

When Chris Lachney finished dotting all the i’s and crossing all the t’s, it ended up helping to spell “Southeastern Louisiana University.” Shortly after announcing his resignation as head coach at Riverside Academy, Lachney has found a new home in the form of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. “All the apprehension you have sometimes in terms of time spent with your family or a new schedule – whatever... Keep Reading

Pooka Williams named Louisiana’s Mr. Football

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/11/18 2:09pm

Like his mind-blowing five-week run in the post season, Hahnville senior running back Anthony "Pooka" Williams' dizzying post-season awards tour ended in spectacular fashion Friday in Baton Rouge when he received the Louisiana Farm Bureau/LSWA Mr. Football trophy. "It's a big accomplishment. I came out my senior year and accomplished a goal that I wanted to," said Williams. "It's a blessing, a lot of blessings. I prayed and I kept praying." Williams... Keep Reading

National Signing Day takes on new feel following early signing period

  • Tags:
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 2/7/18 3:40pm

For players like Shawn Preston of St. James and Macon Clark of Destrehan, the drama has been over for a little while. Both took advantage of the new early signing period last December with Preston signing with Mississippi State and Clark with Tulane. They were at their respective high schools on Wednesday to be part of National Signing Day ceremonies along with teammates who officially signed with their college of choice on the traditional signing... Keep Reading

National Signing Day for RPF

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • St. Charles, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 2/7/18 10:55am

National Signing Day is off an running. Check back to Riverparishfootball.com and our social media platforms for updates throughout the day. Details on signings to follow. Morning signings included:   St. Charles   Lloyd Nash                Nicholls Robert McDonald      Louisiana College   Destrehan   Macon Clark         ... Keep Reading

Lachney resigns as head football coach of Riverside Academy Rebels

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/5/18 6:30pm

Chris Lachney has resigned from Riverside Academy on Wednesday after serving one year as head football coach of the Rebels. “I had to make a very tough decision today and had to take into account the long-term factors that affect my family. I’m not just making decisions for me and the dogs anymore. It’s me, the wife and a newborn. I had to put myself in the best position possible... Keep Reading

Robertson named RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/4/18 4:57pm

The criteria for the Riverparishfootball.com Athlete of the Year is based on a player's success in multiple positions. In the three phases of the game: offense, defense, and special teams, Riverside senior defensive back/wide receiver Garland Robertson checks off all the boxes and has been named the RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year. He shares the award with St. James two-way standout Shawn Preston. "It means a lot, it's a special... Keep Reading