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Riverside back in win column after 42-6 triumph over Fisher Gators

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 10/21/17 6:56am

Riverside Academy’s football team has been a big-picture type program over the past few years so a win after a 1-4 start wasn’t necessarily imperative but it was nice just the same. The Rebels defeated Fisher 42-6 Friday night over visiting Fisher to improve to 2-4 on the season and 1-1 in District 8-2A. “We try to be where our feet are and not where our eyes are taking... Keep Reading

SCC Comets make quick work of winless Haynes in 40-0 triumph

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/21/17 6:49am

Trey Joseph ran the opening kickoff 81 yards for a touchdown to set the tone in St. Charles Catholic’s 40-0 domination of winless Haynes Academy in District 10-3A action Friday night at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. After the Comets built a 19-0 lead in the middle of the first quarter, the remainder of the game was played using running time as St. Charles went on to build a 33-0 halftime lead. St.... Keep Reading

Blood fires three touchdown passes to help pace Destrehan win

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 10/21/17 6:37am

Destrehan didn’t need a heart-pounding, come-from-behind win Friday night. Unlike many of the Wildcats’ games this season, Destrehan built a 21-3 halftime lead and pulled away with three more touchdowns in the third quarter on the way to a 42-3 victory over H.L. Bourgeois at Tom B. Smith Stadium in Houma. “Our kids played well on both sides of the ball,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. “Obviously, when... Keep Reading

Lutcher holds on for second win in a row with triumph over Woodlawn

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 10/21/17 3:50am

The Lutcher Bulldogs have now managed to go 1-0 each of the last two weeks. After getting off to a 1-5 start, Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said he wanted his team to go 1-0 in each of the following four weeks of the regular season. Lutcher got off to a good start with a 41-0 win last week over St. Michael’s and followed it up with a narrow 21-14 victory Friday night over... Keep Reading

De La Salle is pretty special in dismantling of St. James Wildcats

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 10/21/17 3:33am

Most high school football fans knew De La Salle was an outstanding football team but the visiting Cavaliers showed how special they are Friday night against the St. James Wildcats. The Cavaliers recovered three blocked punts for touchdowns and used a punt return to set up another score as De La Salle, the top-ranked team in Class 3A, dominated St. James 63-7 at Wildcat Stadium in Vacherie. “We came out with a lot of... Keep Reading

A lot at stake for Hahnville, ESJ in District 7-5A encounter Friday

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/19/17 1:34pm

A lot is riding on the outcome for both Hahnville and East St. John in their encounter Friday night at Joe Keller Stadium in Reserve. “If we can get this win, we will be in a very good spot. Also this week, it’s about power points,” Hahnville coach Nick Saltaformaggio said. “We are 5-2 and we actually lost two spots in the power rating. We went from nine to eleven.... Keep Reading

St. James Wildcats host top-ranked De La Salle in key district clash

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 10/19/17 11:42am

“This is it. You can’t ask for better than that; taking on the No. 1 team in the state,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. That pretty much sums things up as St. James gets ready to host top-ranked De La Salle on Friday night to start a three-week round-robin showdown in District 10-3A. St. James, which is ranked No. 8 in Class 3A, takes on De La Salle, the No. 1 team... Keep Reading

Head-scratching season for Destrehan continues at HLB

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 10/19/17 10:06am

Not many coaches would be scratching their heads with his team 5-2 overall, including 3-1 in district play. “I can’t put my finger on it. I don’t think we like success. It’s way too many penalties and way too many mistakes. I’m just not doing a very good job of coaching this team up. We just have to be better,” Destrehan coach Stephen Robicheaux said. ... Keep Reading

ESJ seeks to slow down Williams, Jackson in key district showdown

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  • Feature Story
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  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/18/17 7:31pm

When East St. John coach Alden Foster was asked to talk about Destrehan’s offense prior to the Week 6 battle of Wildcats, the ESJ coach said, “John Emery, John Emery, John Emery, John Emery.” He may have been tempted to utter “Pooka” four times when talking about Hahnville’s offense – East St. John’s opponent in a key District 7-5A showdown Friday night at Joe Keller... Keep Reading

Comets look to return to basics against winless Haynes Academy

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/18/17 7:18pm

Facing a winless Haynes Academy team on Friday night at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie gives the St. Charles Comets a chance to return to basics. “It’s a great week for us to get back to our fundamentals. The last couple of weeks we kind of voided our fundamentals just to try and get people lined up to stop or make plays. Now, it’s a good week for us to... Keep Reading