River Parish Football

News Archives in July 2013

Scioneaux ‘back in the game’ for ULM after battle with cancer

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 7/30/13 10:35am

As the dog days of summer trickle by, football players across the country are counting the days to the start of the 2013 season and chomping at the bit to get back on the field. No one is more anxious than Louisiana-Monroe sophomore tight end Harley Scioneaux. It’s been a long, hard eight months since the former River Parishes standout has been able to play the game he loves for the team – and... Keep Reading

Auburn’s attraction for Williams no surprise to his former coach

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 7/26/13 12:25am

Larry Dauterive has an inkling as to why D’haquille Williams recently committed to Auburn as part of the recruiting class of 2014. The former East St. John football coach knows why the Tigers wanted the talented receiver. “The best in America, hands down,” Dauterive said of Williams. “Not only does he have my admiration, but nationwide, he’s the No. 1 junior college player in America.” Dauterive’s admiration... Keep Reading

Ex-Lutcher standout Washington pre-season FCS All-American

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 7/22/13 3:05pm

When Todd Washington was a football player at Lutcher, he dreamed of going off to find his future. A standout defensive back, Washington recorded 40 tackles and three interceptions as a junior, helping the Bulldogs take the Class 3A state title with a 12-2 record. As a senior, he amassed 48 tackles, 18 pass break-ups and three interceptions as the Dogs put together a 13-1 season, which ended in the 2009 Class 4A state semifinals. He was named to... Keep Reading

Ex-ESJ quarterback Henderson coming home to play for Nicholls

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 7/18/13 1:12pm

Kalen Henderson is coming home. The former East St. John High School quarterback has transferred from the University of Tulsa to Nicholls State in Thibodaux. By transferring from a Football Bowl Subdivision program to a Football Championship Subdivision school, the junior signal caller will be able to play this fall and will have two seasons of eligibility remaining. “I just thought it was the best opportunity for me to come in and play right... Keep Reading

Destrehan quarterback Isom makes verbal commitment to Utah

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 7/17/13 8:14pm

In between tweeting about the mountains and scenery of Utah, Destrehan quarterback Donovan Isom used his social media account to announce that he has committed to be play for the University of Utah football team. The 6-foot-4, 235 pound senior announced his intention via Twitter Wednesday morning while on an unofficial visit to the school. “I have officially made my solid verbal commitment to the University of Utah!! It's a great day to be... Keep Reading

River Parish players take experience of MPA to heart

  • Tags:
  • Players
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, Lutcher, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 7/15/13 1:18pm

THIBODAUX – “For any person that wants to learn to be a better quarterback, receiver, tight end or running back, this is the camp for them,” Paul Taylor proclaimed about the Manning Passing Academy. Taylor should know. The junior-to-be quarterback at Lutcher High was among approximately 1,200 young campers to take part in the recently-concluded 2013 Manning Passing Academy on the campus of Nicholls State University. The campers had an opportunity to learn from the... Keep Reading

Teams work on passing, chemistry at Metro Area Passing League

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 7/15/13 1:01pm

Dodging numerous wet spots on the playing fields from recent rain in Laplace did little to dampen action during Metro Area Passing League play Wednesday morning. “The field is somewhat choppy and sometimes water-laden, but that’s the nature of football,” said St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica, host of the 7-on-7 passing league. The nature of football these days, even on the high school level, has been a greater emphasis toward... Keep Reading