River Parish Football

News Archives in May 2018

Peters hired as East St. John offensive coordinator

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • East St. John, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/20/18 4:15pm

One of the top offensive minds in River Parish Football is headed back. After a three-year stay at Scotlandville, former West St. John offensive coordinator Kris Peters has been hired in the same position at East St. John. Peters will be reuniting with Wildcats new head coach Brandon Brown who he was teammates with at Alcorn State (2001-02). "I believe in what Brandon has going on and I have a personal relationship with him," said... Keep Reading

Rebels experience various scenarios early in scrimmage

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 5/19/18 12:02pm

Riverside Academy faced a bit of everything early in the Rebels’ final scrimmage Saturday morning to conclude spring practice. Only two plays into scrimmage, the defense came up with a big play on an interception by linebacker Nick Washington. On the next play from scrimmage, the offense responded on an 80-yard touchdown run down the left sideline by running back Chamar Jackson. The offense then marched on a sustained 80-yard drive, including a key... Keep Reading

Bulldogs work on themselves; Terrebonne dominates Comets

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
  • Teams:
  • Lutcher, St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 5/18/18 8:53am

Unlike most River Parish football teams, the Lutcher Bulldogs opted to end spring practice with an intra-squad scrimmage Thursday rather than face an opponent. “What it did is it gave us time to teach,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said of no spring game. “What we were able to do on Monday and Tuesday was really slow down and not have to prepare for somebody. We were able to go in and make... Keep Reading

Saltaformaggio, Tigers have fun at expense of coach’s old friend

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 5/18/18 7:59am

Two old buddies decided to get together to have some fun on the field and decided to bring their teams along. That’s why a River Parish team like Hahnville was taking a team from Mississippi in a spring game Thursday night in Boutte. Nick Saltaformaggio and his Tigers got the best of Eric Collins and his d’Iberville Warriors in both a timed quarter of action and in situational play. Hahnville dominated... Keep Reading

Destrehan, West St. John have solid outings in spring game action

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
  • Teams:
  • Destrehan, West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/16/18 9:42pm

Destrehan showed early in its Spring Game on Wednesday that the Wildcats continue to have quick-strike ability. In a scrimmage that feature Destrehan’s first- and second-team units alternating series against visiting Covington, the Wildcats scored twice in their opening set of 12 plays. Over at West St. John’s three-team scrimmage against Riverdale and KIPP-Booker T. Washington, the Rams scored early as well but it was the WSJ defense that looked rock solid. ... Keep Reading

Wildcats get in quality work against Cox, St. Aug to end spring

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 5/12/18 8:48pm

NEW ORLEANS – St. James found out early Saturday afternoon in its three-team scrimmage to conclude spring practice what the Wildcats are capable of and what they need to work on. In the scrimmage played at Tulane’s Yulman Stadium, St. James faced both St. Augustine and Helen Cox. Each team squared off against the other in a series of 15-play possessions. Possessions began at the offense’s 25-yard line. As long as... Keep Reading

Four state champions at West St. John opt for out-of-state colleges

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 5/11/18 7:15pm

The timing may have been a bit late but it all worked out in the end for four members of West St. John’s 2017 Class A football state champions. The four – Caleb Batiste, Kyree Thorne, Kelon Gardner and Horace Lewis – were part of a signing ceremony at West St. John on Friday morning as all received scholarships to further their educations and continue their football careers. “We wanted to wait for... Keep Reading

Final old stadium practice time to reminisce for past SJH Wildcats

  • Tags:
  • Alumni
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 5/11/18 10:07am

When David Charles drove down the tree-lined road of the St. James campus Thursday afternoon, he couldn’t help but think of 1979. The Wildcats were playing Wossman for the Class 3A state championship. The game wound up 8-8 after regulation. A new overtime rule would decide the outcome. Wossman won the toss and elected to get the ball first. A stout Wildcat defense stopped Wossman on four downs on the possession that began at... Keep Reading

5 Hahnville softball players sign scholarships

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 5/10/18 10:01am

After a successful four-year run that culminated with 40 school records falling, it was no surprise that five members of the Hahnville softball team took part in the National Letter of Intent Spring Signing Ceremony on Wednesday at the Satellite Center in Luling. Second baseman Danieller Duplay signed with Nicholls State, Third Baseman Catherine Friloux with the University of Missouri Kansas City, catcher Kamryn Keller  Coastal Alabama South, First baseman Courtney Ortego to Baton Rouge... Keep Reading

Odds are Monica would like more practice time for his SCC Comets

  • Tags:
  • Spring Practice
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 5/9/18 5:30pm

It would be wise to take the over in an over/under option when it comes to the times Frank Monica has said something similar to the following when assessing his football team: “We don’t know what we are doing. We are completely lost. We don’t know our plays on offense.” That was Monica on Tuesdayreferring to his St. Charles Comets four days into spring practice. “The state... Keep Reading