River Parish Football

News Archives in May 2013

ESJ, Landry-Walker conduct situational scrimmage

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/25/13 12:14pm

NEW ORLEANS - East St. John coach Phillip Banko saw a lot from his football team in the Wildcat’s Spring Game on Friday night against Landry-Walker at Pan American Stadium. “We got to get some people in. We’ve solidified one corner spot. We’ve got to work on another safety, which we will. The defensive line looked good and we found some linebackers…our offensive line. I&rsquo... Keep Reading

Riverside Academy offense rallies to exact revenge in Pie Bowl II

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 5/18/13 9:17pm

Forget playing for pride. The Riverside Academy Rebels were playing for pies late Saturday afternoon. The Riverside offense trailed the defense 27-26 at the start of the fourth quarter and was looking to rally in order to exact revenge on the defense after losing a year ago in the inaugural Pie Bowl to end spring practice. Featuring four, eight-minute quarters, the Rebels deffense used up the first 4:40 of the final period before Dandre Wilson barreled... Keep Reading

Rams hold their own against 5A foes Bonnabel, Scotlandville

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/18/13 8:51pm

West St. John may not have officially scored in its three-way scrimmage at Bonnabel but the Rams were able to get some things accomplished to conclude spring practice. Scotlandville also took part in the scrimmage in which teams alternated 12-play series on offense and defense. Each team had a pair of series against both of the opposing squads. “It’s good to get good work, especially against two 5A teams,” said Robert... Keep Reading

Defenses dominate in Destrehan’s scrimmage against Covington

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 5/18/13 8:14pm

COVINGTON – In a Spring Game that featuring alternating 10-play series between Destrehan and host Covington, the defenses dominated for both teams. When the format switched to a closing 15-minute quarter, the defensive dominance carried over for the Wildcats. Destrehan’s defensive continually stopped Covington in the 15-minute quarter, giving the Wildcats’ offense favorable field position and DHS took advantage with the lone touchdown of the period for a 7-0 win in the... Keep Reading

SJH, fans find out what its like to be on winning side in spring game

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 5/16/13 9:43pm

Victory-starved St. James fans will take a win any way they can get one. The Wildcats scored two touchdowns while visiting Miller-McCoy was limited to one in St. James’ Spring Game on Thursday night. In the grand scheme of things, it doesn’t officially count, but for a program that has not won any sort of football game – officially or otherwise since 2010 – a two-to-one edge in touchdowns served the souls and... Keep Reading

Comets solidify several positions as spring drills come to a close

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 5/16/13 9:31pm

Concluding spring practice with an intra-squad scrimmage Thursday afternoon, St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica saw a glimmer of what his offensive and defensive personnel may look like in the fall. “I was just trying to come out of the spring (hoping to) find out who will be there on the depth chart. I think we have solidified a couple of positions but there still are a ton of them wide open,” Monica... Keep Reading

Lutcher Bulldogs, Yellow Jackets look crisp in Spring Game

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 5/16/13 12:33pm

Lutcher’s Spring Game against Denham Springs featured three touchdowns by the Bulldogs and two by the Yellow Jackets when the teams’ first units went against each other. In a spring game, the final score doesn’t matter and results are soon forgotten. What will be remembered, especially by both coaches, is the crispness of play. “This might have been the best scrimmage we had in 10 years,” Lutcher coach Tim... Keep Reading

ESJ Wildcats have players who are ‘taking ownership of the team’

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/8/13 1:59pm

The Wildcats were definitely on the prowl Wednesday afternoon. A total of 96 players, including 32 seniors, were on hand for East St. John’s first day of spring football practice. “We have people who are taking ownership in the team. We still have the same facilities as we had, which is basically nothing, but they are out there on their own, starting practice before I’m out here and that’s the... Keep Reading

Enthusiastic SJH Wildcats ‘Win the Day’ on first spring practice outing

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 5/6/13 8:54am

“Our motto is ‘Win the Day.’ Once you win the day, you try to win the rest,” said D’Kwan Sandolph, who will be a senior wide receiver at St. James in the fall. By the accounts of just about everyone involved, the Wildcats did indeed “Win the Day” on Monday, which was the first spring practice session under new St. James coach Dwain Jenkins. Still, there were... Keep Reading

Rams anxious once again to get back on field for spring practice

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/6/13 8:52am

The sun was shining, the sky was clear, the temperature was mild and there was a cool breeze. Conditions were about perfect as the West St. John Rams opened spring practice Monday afternoon. “The light bill has been paid, so the air conditioner is on,” Rams coach Robert Valdez said. “There is a good breeze and it feels like we are somewhere up north. “We are always anticipating the next time... Keep Reading