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Early spring practice for St. James final one at current campus

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 4/26/18 5:51pm

When high school football players gather to practice at this time of year, it usually means “spring at last” in the River Parishes. For the St. James Wildcats on Wednesday afternoon, it was more like “the last spring.” Because St. James will be moving into its new campus in Vacherie later in May in anticipation of the 2018-19 school year, the Wildcats had to push up spring football practice. “Because... Keep Reading

Fun had by all at SJH Women’s Camp while aiding good cause

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 4/21/18 1:35pm

There’s something about the St. James Wildcat Women’s Football Camp that keeps bringing Scherell Sterling back. “I keep coming back because I love the excitement. I love the enjoyment we have working together as a group. Coach (Robert) Valdez and his team put on a nice camp for us to really understand what the kids are going through,” said Sterling, who has participated all three years the event has... Keep Reading

Former Wildcat player Brown new head coach, A.D. at East St. John

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/18/18 12:13pm

Brandon Brown has been named the new head football coach and athletic director at East St. John, both Brown and St. John Parish Schools Superintendent Kevin George confirmed to RiverParishFootball.com on Wednesday. Brown, an ESJ alumnus, was one of 14 applicants for the position. East St. John was seeking a new coach and athletic director following the dismissal of Alden Foster earlier this year after serving three years with the Wildcats. “It’s... Keep Reading

Nash named Nick Forsythe Courage Award winner

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 4/15/18 8:52pm

When St. Charles senior quarterback Lloyd Nash suffered a broken clavicle in the season opener at Chalmette, it appeared that his season and maybe that of the Comets was ruined. Far from it. After nearly two months of vigorous rehabilitation where he also demonstrated that his leadership qualities translated off the field as well, Nash returned to the Comets lineup in time to lead St. Charles to a pair of playoff victories and a win... Keep Reading

Hahnville softball on a mission

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 4/13/18 10:30am

Gasoline containers. Cheese sticks. Plastic forks. Not items commonly found in a high school softball team's locker room, but then again Hahnville is not just any softball team. The Lady Tigers will take a 29-3 record (which included a school record 24-game win streak) into the 5A Playoffs as the No. 2 seed. They have been ranked as high as No.3 in the nation by MaxPreps and that's where the unique items started showing... Keep Reading

Walters named 2017 RPF Coach of the Year

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/9/18 1:48pm

After leading West St. John to the school's first State Championship since 2004, West St. John's Brandon Walters has been named the 2017 Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year. "It's truly an honor I'm flattered by it, I'm humbled by it," said Walters. "Its just a testament that the staff has put in along with the players this year. We look forward to better things and higher height. I just hope along... Keep Reading

Marceaux no-hits H.L. Bourgeois

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 4/5/18 8:58pm

Before taking the mound in a key District 7-5A matchup at H.L. Bourgeois, Destrehan pitcher Landon Marceaux admitted he was suffering from a headache. By the time the game was over, it was the Braves hitters who who were left scratching their heads as Marceaux pitched his first no-hitter of the season, the third of his career in Destrehan's 1-0 win. "It was just hard work," said Marceaux. "You're not really... Keep Reading

Marceaux no-hits H.L. Bourgeois

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 4/5/18 8:49pm

Before taking the mound in a ket District 7-5A matchup at H.l. Bourgeois Destrehan pitcher Landon Marceaux admitted he was suffering from a headache. By the time the game was over, it was the Braves hitters who who were left scratching their heads. Marceaux pitched his first no-hitter of the season, the third of his career as Destrehan edged H.L.Bourgeois 1-0. "It was just hard work," said Marceaux. "You're not... Keep Reading

Applicants for football coach, athletic director at ESJ revealed

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/5/18 4:55pm

A total of 14 candidates have applied for the position of head football coach and athletic director at East St. John, according to officials of the St. John Parish Schools system on Thursday afternoon. Among the applicants are Brandon Brown, Corey Lambert and Damon Mason, all previously reported by RiverParishFootball.com. East St. John is searching for a new coach and athletic director following the dismissal of Alton Foster earlier this year. Other applicants include Rysean... Keep Reading

New Riverside coach Dizer completes Rebels’ coaching staff

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 3/27/18 9:07am

New Riverside Academy head football coach Kevin Dizer has finalized coaching assignments for his staff. Two new hires include Kerry Watkins and Andre Washington. Watkins, the new receivers coach, is an East St. John alum who went on to play for Georgia Tech and in the Canadian Football League. “I think that’s a big-time hire for us,” Dizer said of Watkins. “He’s a guy that’s a... Keep Reading