River Parish Football

News Archives in March 2016

New St. James coach Valdez ready to take on Wildcats’ top rivals

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 3/14/16 8:27pm

From the late 1950s through early 1960s, once-powerful Notre Dame couldn’t seem to beat perennial Big Ten doormat Northwestern, losing to the Wildcats four years in a row. Since the Fighting Irish couldn’t beat Northwestern, Notre Dame just hired away the Wildcats’ coach. All Ara Parseghian proceeded to do was go 95-17-4 from 1964-74, including two national championships. A half-century later, another Wildcats team hopes to mirror that success. ... Keep Reading

Jenkins back home as coach, athletic director of Bulldogs

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 3/14/16 5:20pm

Dwain Jenkins found out the cap still fits. “I found a couple of old visors I still had. I had a few that were brand new and never wore them. The tags were still on them,” Jenkins said on Monday, his first official day as head football coach and athletic director at Lutcher. Although Monday was the first official day back for the former Lutcher player and assistant coach, Jenkins has been going... Keep Reading

Jenkins back at home as coach, athletic director of LHS Bulldogs

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 3/14/16 4:36pm

Dwain Jenkins found out the cap still fits. “I found a couple of old visors I still had. I had a few that were brand new and never wore them. The tags were still on them,” Jenkins said on Monday, his first official day as head football coach and athletic director at Lutcher. Although Monday was the first official day back for the former Lutcher player and assistant coach, Jenkins has been going... Keep Reading