River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2014

Riverside Academy rallies late for 17-13 victory over St. Charles

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Season In Review
  • Teams:
  • Riverside, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 8/30/14 1:31am

Riverside running back Hardell Mack rushed for a 9-yard touchdown with 12 seconds left in the game to give the Rebels a comeback 17-13 win over rival St. Charles in jamboree play in Reserve. “It’s interesting because the kids didn’t fold,” said Riverside coach Bill Stubbs. “There were things that were taught out here tonight that are going to take us a long way. We just kept fighting, kept... Keep Reading

HHS displays its options in 42-12 jamboree win over Southern Lab

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 8/30/14 1:17am

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio made two quick points immediately after the Tigers’ game against Southern Lab in the Ed Reed River Parish Jamboree on Friday night in Destrehan. “That’s two weeks in a row we didn’t play well the second half,” said the first-year Hahnville coach, referring to the jamboree and the Tigers’ scrimmage a week earlier against Northshore. Then came Saltaformaggio’s other point. &ldquo... Keep Reading

HHS displays its options in 42-12 jamboree win over Southern Lab

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 8/30/14 12:43am

Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio made two quick points immediately after the Tigers’ game against Southern Lab in the Ed Reed River Parish Jamboree on Friday night in Destrehan. “That’s two weeks in a row we didn’t play well the second half,” said the first-year Hahnville coach, referring to the jamboree and the Tigers’ scrimmage a week earlier against Northshore. Then came Saltaformaggio’s other point. &ldquo... Keep Reading

Destrehan holds off Lutcher 21-13 in Ed Reed River Parish Jamboree

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 8/30/14 12:28am

Although pleased with the effort of their teams, both Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux and Lutcher Tim Detillier lamented the number of mistakes in the Wildcats’ 21-13 home win Friday night in the second game of the Ed Reed River Parish Jamboree. In the first game, Hahnville defeated Southern Lab 42-12. “Too many mistakes, too many penalties; I thought we kind of lost our composure a little bit,” Robicheaux said. “We had... Keep Reading

SJH-Donaldsonville jamboree has regular-season atmosphere

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Schedule Preview
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 8/29/14 9:08am

You can forget the fact that jamborees don’t count when rivals such as St. James and Donaldsonville meet to kick off a season. “The whole move to play Donaldsonville in the jamboree, it’s just a natural rivalry,” St. James coach Dwain Jenkins said. “With the community involvement and the fans there, it was a great atmosphere to get ready for the regular season. You had a high-emotion game,... Keep Reading

Some individuals shine in penalty-filled Wildcats-Rams jamboree

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/28/14 9:53pm

Individually, Xavier Lewis and Ahmani Martin looked like they were in midseason form in East St. John’s jamboree Thursday night at rival West St. John. Lewis rushed for three touchdowns and had a long punt return to set up a field goal in East St. John’s 24-6 victory. Martin, meanwhile, the Wildcats’ ‘Honey Cat,’ who is seemingly always around the football, intercepted a pass on the game&rsquo... Keep Reading

Quality opponents make area jamborees no ordinary games

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, Hahnville, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 8/27/14 1:22pm

When you play a team the caliber of Destrehan, you’re not playing an ordinary jamboree. At least that’s the way the Lutcher Bulldogs view things. “They are most probably the best team on our schedule. It’s either them or Dutchtown. That has our attention,” Lutcher coach Tim Detillier said. Lutcher takes on Destrehan in the second game of the Ed Reed River Parishes Jamboree on Friday in... Keep Reading

Rams, pair of Wildcats, get final preparation work with jamborees

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/26/14 5:44pm

Ask just about any high school coach about the purpose of a jamboree and the response is almost always about it being the final dress rehearsal before the start of the regular season. “You will be able to get live special teams and get live game situations. We play for keeps over here so we want to put ourselves in position to put together a full game – offense, defense and special teams,”... Keep Reading

New stadium lights among facility improvements for Riverside

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 8/26/14 1:09pm

Much of the buzz in the River Parishes has been about the new stadium being constructed at St. James High, but Riverside Academy has quietly gone about making improvements to its athletic facilities. One of the most noticeable changes is new stadium lights for the football stadium. “The school made a capital campaign commitment to improve the facilities and one of those things was the lights. Not only are the lights brighter, but aesthetically... Keep Reading

WSJ’s ‘next man up’ philosophy tested with inexperienced group

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 8/26/14 9:27am

At West St. John, it has long been about the next man up. A lot of outstanding players have come and gone over the years, but whenever one departed, the next man up was more than capable of filling the void. The sheer number of quality players West St. John has lost due to graduation that have moved on to the college ranks over the past two years seems almost unprecedented for Class 1A school.... Keep Reading