River Parish Football

News Archives in June 2014

Riverside participates in prestigious Lineman Camp in Thibodaux

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 6/30/14 4:25pm

As he stood in the middle of some 400 campers going through one final workout on the campus of Nicholls State University, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center’s Director of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine put it into perspective. “This is where the rubber meets the road,” said Mayfield Armstrong. Armstrong was referring to the Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp which began some 28 years ago with 86 campers and now has evolved into one of the premier... Keep Reading

East St. John finishes 3rd at Brees 7-on-7 Tournament

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 6/28/14 3:09pm

After a fourth place finish last year, East St. John finished in third out of 25 teams at the 2nd Annual Drew Brees 7-on-7 Tournament in Orlando, Florida after going 2-1 on the final day. The Wildcats dropped a close 13-7 game to Cocoa Beach in the opening game, but rebounded with a 48-11 win over University and a 46-18 win over Blake to wrap up their three day stay in Orlando. Keep Reading

Ea St. John goes 3-1 in pool play at Brees 7-on-7 Tournament

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 6/27/14 9:46pm

Day two report from East St. John in Orlando for the Drew Bress Passing Academy and 7-on-7 Tournament, where the Wildcats finished 3-1 in Pool Play. Game One:  ESJ 44  Palm Beach Central (FL) 27 Xavier Lewis had 6 TD passes, 5 extra point conversions Dontrell Allen 2 TD receptions Jarrod Jackson 2 TD Receptions Anthony Steer 1 TD Reception Nigel Anderson 1 TD Reception  Defense had three stops and an interception by Amani Martin Game Two: First Coast (FL) 23... Keep Reading

East St. John back in Orlando at Drew Brees Passing Academy

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • East St. John
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  • 6/26/14 6:27pm

So far so good for East St. John’s second straight trip to Disney World.  The Wildcats, with 19 players and three coaches are participating in the Drew Brees Passing Academy and 7-on-7 Tournament and have already made their mark. Highlights of Day One: -Dontrel Allen recorded the fastest time of any defensive back running a 4.35 40-yard dash -Jarrod Jackson had the second best time running the wide receiver gauntlet with a 4.61, with teammate... Keep Reading

Luquet named offensive coordinator at Woodlawn

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 6/19/14 9:03pm

After seven years as an assistant for his alma mater, Daniel Luquet is leaving Destrehan to become the offensive coordinator at Woodlawn in Baton Rouge. “There’s so many things that excite me about the new position,” said Luquet. “The biggest thing is the opportunity to work for a friend of mine in (former Destrehan assistant) Brett Beard. The chance that he gave me to be an offensive coordinator, I feel... Keep Reading

Seminar helps coaches learn more about planning summer workouts

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 6/11/14 10:55pm

THIBODAUX, La. - There’s an old sports adage that championships are won in the offseason. For those who attended a sports seminar sponsored by the Sports Medicine Center at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center, that adage was reinforced Wednesday. “You have to organize your workouts. All these (high school) programs are so competitive,” said one of the attendees, West St. John football coach and athletic director Robert Valdez. “The technology is... Keep Reading