River Parish Football

News Archives in June 2017

Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional go double duty

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Riverside, St. James, Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 6/29/17 2:27pm

If any of the members of the Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional planned a vacation for this week, they earned it. As the official hospital and sports medicine provider last week for both the Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp and Manning Passing Academy, the team members implemented a plan months in the making. "The planning that goes into getting ready for these camps, probably begins in January," said Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional Assistant... Keep Reading

Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, East St. John, Hahnville, Lutcher, Riverside, St. Charles, St. James, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

Lutcher brings 10 to prestigious lineman camp

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 6/21/17 1:09pm

What a difference a year makes. Last year Lutcher only sent one player to the Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp in Thibodaux. Bulldogs offensive line coach Josef Venus made sure that number would increase this season. "We were lucky enough to bring ten guys this year," said Venus. "After last season, we put together two fundraisers and were able to raise money to pay for the camp." The prestigious camp sponsored by Thibodaux Regional Medical Center... Keep Reading

Riverside a fixture at Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 6/20/17 5:53pm

When you go to the Offensive/Lineman Camp in Thibodaux, you're never quite sure who you might bump into. Maybe it's LSU defensive line coach Pete Jenkins, 8-time Pro Bowl center Kevin Mawae, or this year new Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen. But the one thing that always seems to be consistent is a strong presence of Riverside players and coaches. Rebels offensive line coach Joe Trosclair now in his third year... Keep Reading

Lineman camp offers something special for newcomers, returnees

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, Riverside, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 6/20/17 6:56am

THIBODAUX - There’s just something special about the Offensive-Defensive Line Camp for a newcomer. “I love it,” said Cody Pellissier, who will be a sophomore offensive lineman at Riverside Academy in the fall. “It teaches you fundamentals and steps. I used to be terrible with my steps but now I will be so much better when we get in games and practices.” “It really helps me better my... Keep Reading

River Parish teams excel at state Airo 7x7 Tournament

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, St. Charles, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 6/18/17 11:28am

River Parish teams again left their mark at the annual state Airo 7x7 Tournament Thursday at St. Amant High School. East St. led the way, finishing second overall. The Wildcats went 4-0 in pool play, then advanced all the way to the championship game where they fell just short, falling to St. Aug 23-14. St. James went 3-1 in pool play and advanced to the semifinals before they too were knocked off by eventual state... Keep Reading