River Parish Football

News Archives in February 2014

Dabney’s last-second shot sends Lady Cats to 5A Semifinals

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 2/27/14 9:35pm

They started out in a 15-6 hole, and they finished cutting down the nets at R.K. Smith Middle School. All in a night’s work for the Destrehan girls basketball team who pulled out a dramatic 57-55 comeback victory over Walker to advance to the 5A state semifinals. “I told the girls the whole way that we had it, they just had to believe in themselves.” said Destrehan coach Angi Butler. ... Keep Reading

TRMC’s Wellness Center to be major benefit to entire region

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, East St. John, Riverside, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 2/25/14 10:51pm

In an era where sports medicine continues to become more a relevant part of the overall landscape of the sports community, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center broke ground Tuesday for a $63 million Wellness Center that will be the first of it’s kind in Louisiana, and one of the top such centers in the nation. “This is a landmark day for us,” said Greg Stock, CEO of TRMC. “Wellness is a vision... Keep Reading

Hahnville’s Jones wins state championship

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/23/14 1:42pm

After forcing overtime with a late takedown, Hahnville’s Kenderick Jones wasted little time with a winning takedown over top seed Daniel Relayson of Holy Cross to claim a 4-2 sudden victory and the  Division I 195-pound weight class state championship. “The match was well fought out,” said Jones. “(Relayson) he had me a couple of times.  It went through my head at one time for the first time... Keep Reading

Destrehan places two in semifinals

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 2/22/14 3:42am

Destrehan has placed a pair of wrestlers into the LHSAA State Tournament at the Ponchartrain Center in Kenner. The highest seed in the River Parishes heading into the tourney Rae Juan Marbley the No. 2 seed at 220 lbs advanced with a bye and back-to-back pins. Last season Marbley finished third. Joining him in the semifinals will be teammate David Thompson, the No. 5 seed at 195 lbs upset No. 4 seed Brother Martin’s Joshua Tapia. The Wildcats... Keep Reading

Hahnville leads River Parish teams at wrestling state finals

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/22/14 1:45am

On the night before Hahnville defeated Destrehan in the Battle of the Bridge back in early January, Tigers 14th year head coach Dan Erwin told RPF.com that his 2014 wrestling team might be the hardest working group of kids he’s ever coached. If Hahnville’s 62-14 dual meet victory over Destrehan didn’t prove that, his team’s performance on day one of the LHSAA State Wrestling Championship certainly did. ... Keep Reading

Destrehan’s Nette 1st female wrestler to win at states

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 2/21/14 3:04pm

Destrehan's Abbey Nette has made history at the Louisiana State Wrestling Tournament becoming the first female to register a win in Division I when she pinned Spencer Cormier of Lafayette in a consolation match in the 138 pound weight class. More to come from both Destrehan and Hahnville. Keep Reading

Hahnville hires Saltaformaggio

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/19/14 8:29pm

Hey Nick Saltaformaggio, you just led your alma mater to its first state championship in school history, what are you going to do next? “I’m going to Hahnville,” was Saltaformaggio’s eventual answer, which was officially announced at the St. Charles School Board meeting Wednesday night in Luling and will take effect March 10, the first day for spring practice. Almost two months ago, just days after Saltaformaggio applied for the... Keep Reading

HHS expected to go w/Salt

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/17/14 9:51am

East Jefferson head coach Nick Saltaformaggio is expected to be named Hahnville's new head coach after St. Charles defensive coordinator Waye Stein was informed this morning that he is no longer in consideration for the position. St. Charles Parish School officials said that nothing will be made official until Wednesday's school board meeting. Stein becomes the fourth of five candidates for the position that have been informed they are no longer in consideration. ... Keep Reading

Hahnville down to two candidates for coaching position

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Hahnville, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 2/15/14 4:05pm

Sources have told Riverparishfootball.com that three of the five finalists for the vacant Hahnville head coach position have been informed they are no longer in contention and that Nick Saltaformaggio and Wayne Stein are the lone two candidates. According to sources, Skip LaMothe a defensive backs coach at John Ehret and Eric Collins the head coach at Pearl River Central Mississippi were informed Friday that they were no longer in contention while Hahnville offensive... Keep Reading

River Parish players provide talent to smaller out-of-state colleges

  • Tags:
  • National Signing Day
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, West St. John, East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 2/5/14 12:56pm

While much of the focus on National Signing Day is on the big-time programs, smaller out-of-state schools continue to give River Parish players a chance to further their education while getting a chance to continue to play college football. A total of 19 players from the River Parishes on Wednesday signed to play at programs from out of state at the Football Championship Subdivision or below. Those numbers are high even by recent River Parish standards. ... Keep Reading