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Dynamic Vandebilt quarterback Robison transferring to Hahnville

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 5/27/18 8:27pm

Nick Saltaformaggio might be out of his comfort zone during the 2018 football season but he likely will deal willingly with any ill pangs he may feel. When you get a transfer who is a potential offense-changing quarterback you live with any discomfort. Highly-touted quarterback Andrew Robison is officially enrolled at Hahnville and will play his senior season for the Tigers. “I think on Thursday was the last day of exams (at Vandebilt) and that... Keep Reading

Peters hired as East St. John offensive coordinator

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  • 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

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

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  • 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

5 Hahnville softball players sign scholarships

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  • 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

West St. John will announce Saints 6th Round Draft Pick

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/27/18 6:10pm

"And with the 189th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints select..." Getting to make an announcement like that in any round of the NFL Draft is an honor. Tomorrow at the Saints team headquarters on Airline Drive in Metairie, that's exactly what the seniors on the West St. John football team, head coach Brandon Walters, and his coaching staff will be doing for the Saints sixth round pick. Walters was named... Keep Reading

Fun had by all at SJH Women’s Camp while aiding good cause

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 4/21/18 1:35pm

There’s something about the St. James Wildcat Women’s Football Camp that keeps bringing Scherell Sterling back. “I keep coming back because I love the excitement. I love the enjoyment we have working together as a group. Coach (Robert) Valdez and his team put on a nice camp for us to really understand what the kids are going through,” said Sterling, who has participated all three years the event has... Keep Reading

Nash named Nick Forsythe Courage Award winner

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 4/15/18 8:52pm

When St. Charles senior quarterback Lloyd Nash suffered a broken clavicle in the season opener at Chalmette, it appeared that his season and maybe that of the Comets was ruined. Far from it. After nearly two months of vigorous rehabilitation where he also demonstrated that his leadership qualities translated off the field as well, Nash returned to the Comets lineup in time to lead St. Charles to a pair of playoff victories and a win... Keep Reading

Hahnville softball on a mission

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 4/13/18 10:30am

Gasoline containers. Cheese sticks. Plastic forks. Not items commonly found in a high school softball team's locker room, but then again Hahnville is not just any softball team. The Lady Tigers will take a 29-3 record (which included a school record 24-game win streak) into the 5A Playoffs as the No. 2 seed. They have been ranked as high as No.3 in the nation by MaxPreps and that's where the unique items started showing... Keep Reading

Walters named 2017 RPF Coach of the Year

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/9/18 1:48pm

After leading West St. John to the school's first State Championship since 2004, West St. John's Brandon Walters has been named the 2017 Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year. "It's truly an honor I'm flattered by it, I'm humbled by it," said Walters. "Its just a testament that the staff has put in along with the players this year. We look forward to better things and higher height. I just hope along... Keep Reading

Dizer promoted to head coaching position at Riverside Academy

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 3/15/18 8:29am

Kevin Dizer has been promoted to the head football coaching position at Riverside Academy. Dizer has served as the Rebels’ defensive backs coach for the last three seasons and has been in coaching for seven years. Dizer replaces Chris Lachney. Lachney served as Riverside Academy’s head coach in 2017. Prior to that, he was the Rebels’ defensive coordinator for five years, including the 2016 season when RA won the Division III state title. ... Keep Reading