River Parish Football

News Archives in April 2014

Granier throws first round no-hitter, Hahnville eliminated

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Other Sports
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 4/30/14 3:49am

Kade Granier continued an electrifying senior season by throwing a no-hitter over Byrd as Destrehan opened up the playoffs in thrilling fashion with a 3-0 win. The senior right-hander stuck out 11 batters to improve to 9-0 with  65 strikeouts in 64 innings to go along with a 0.77 ERA. "When Granier pitches like he did today, all we have to do is find a run or two," said Destrehan coach Marty Luquet. "And we have a good... Keep Reading

Lutcher’s Detillier starting 30th season as head football coach

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 4/29/14 7:26pm

Lutcher coach Tim Detillier seemed to like what he saw of his team on the first day of the Bulldogs’ spring football practice Tuesday afternoon. “For a first day, considering the youth and inexperience…I had at least six seniors that it’s the first time they played football. Maybe they played somewhere else, but it’s the first time they had the purple and gold on. That’s... Keep Reading

Hahnville, Destrehan first River Parish teams to start spring drills

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 4/28/14 7:56pm

The wind was howling and the skies were dark and threatening throughout the River Parishes on Monday but the sun was briefly shining down on Nick Saltaformaggio as he addressed his Hahnville football squad after the Tigers’ first spring practice session of 2014. “It’s a good omen,” said the first-year Hahnville coach. “I’m very pleased with the first day. There is a big learning curve to it so... Keep Reading

New St. James High football stadium starting to take shape

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 4/28/14 10:18am

After much anticipation – and even with a dose of trepidation – the new St. James High football stadium at the future site of the school in Vacherie is finally starting to take shape. “On the west bank in general, people have been kind of skeptical the stadium would ever be built. It was like this imaginary structure,” said Dwain Jenkins, St. James football coach and athletic director. “Two years ago, they... Keep Reading

Destrehan poised for District 7-5A baseball title

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Other Sports
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 4/18/14 10:59pm

There’s still work to be done, but with two games to play, Destrehan is poised to capture a District 7-5A championship. After ten straight district wins, the Wildcats can put a stranglehold on the title with a home win Saturday vs South Lafourche.  Destrehan broke a first place tie atop the district standings with Hahnville by beating the Tigers 2-1 win Saturday to complete the sweep over their rivals from across... Keep Reading