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Riverside point guard Jared Butler signs with Alabama

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  • Riverside
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  • 11/13/17 5:11pm

With a desire to get the recruiting process over and to focus on his final season at Riverside, senior point guard Jared Butler took advantage of the Early Signing Period and signed his National Letter of Intent Monday to play for Alabama. "It's a great day for me, it's a blessing," said Butler. "It's one of those days I've been waiting for since I was a little kid. It was a... Keep Reading

Gambit pays off for Alexander with full track scholarship to SAU

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  • West St. John
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  • 4/12/17 10:27am

Austin Alexander will be trading in football cleats for track shoes, and that’s just fine with him. Alexander, a multi-sport athlete at West St. John, signed a full scholarship Wednesday to run track at Southern Arkansas University. “I actually prefer to run track, so it wasn’t that hard of a decision,” said Alexander. Alexander chose Southern Arkansas over the likes of Arkansas State, Louisiana Tech, Southern University and Xavier. ... Keep Reading

Ursin leads Destrehan to first girls basketball state title

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  • Destrehan
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  • 3/5/17 6:01pm

Minutes after falling to Mt. Carmel in the 5A State Championship in 2014, Destrehan coach Angi Butler made a bold proclamation. “We’re going to be back,” said Butler. “And the next time it’s going to be a totally different ending. I guarantee it.” It took three years, but Butler was right. Fighting off No.1 ranked Barbe in a back-and-forth affair, Destrehan pulled away in the closing minute for... Keep Reading

Hahnville’s Williams has full attention of Riverside Academy

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  • Team:
  • Riverside
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  • 9/14/16 10:01pm

It’s clear who has garnered the attention of the Riverside Academy coaching staff going into the Rebels’ clash against River Parish foe Hahnville on Friday night in reserve. “It’s no secret what they want to do. They want to get the ball in the hands of Anthony Williams,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. Knowing Williams will get the ball and keeping him from doing anything with it can... Keep Reading

Reveille at Oak Alley Run to benefit West St. John

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  • West St. John
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  • 4/28/16 9:22am

It will be more than just a 5K run this Saturday in Vacherie, the Reveille at Oak Valley will also be a chance to help the West St. John training room. With presenting sponsor Sports Medicine Center of Thibodaux Regional part of the proceeds will be donated to West St. John High School for upgrades in the athletic training room. The Reveille at Oak Alley is a 5K and ½ mile run/walk, which takes... Keep Reading

Destrehan punches its ticket to state finals with 27-22 triumph

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  • Destrehan
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  • 12/5/14 11:40pm

Holding a 21-3 halftime lead and forcing a West Monroe fumble on the Rebels’ first play from scrimmage in the third quarter, the Destrehan Wildcats seemed on the verge of a blowout victory in their Class 5A semifinal game Friday night in Destrehan. When the Wildcats failed to score after the fumble, a Destrehan punt was downed at the 1-yard line. West Monroe went 99 yards in slightly more than minute to get back in... Keep Reading

Big plays power East St. John past South Lafourche Tarpons 50-19

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  • East St. John
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  • 9/26/14 5:40pm

East St. John scored 28-straight points in a big-play fourth quarter to pull way from South Lafourche to give the Wildcats a 50-19 victory in the District 7-5A opener Friday night in Reserve. “Real good win,” said East St. John coach Phillip Banko. "It was a good battle but we’ve been in big battles the last four weeks. That’s what I told (my players) at halftime, stick together,... Keep Reading

ESJ scores early and holds on for road win over Scotlandville

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  • East St. John
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  • 9/12/14 5:03pm

East St. John scored on its first possession of the game and held on to take a 15-14 win Friday night at Scotlandville. The Wildcats (1-1) marched 62 yards on its opening possession of the game, capping the drive on an 8-yard touchdown run by Xavier Lewis. Jarred Jackson scored on a two-point conversion pass off of a fake extra-point kick to give East St. John an 8-0 lead. A blocked punt gave Scotlandville the ball... Keep Reading

Cazeaux named new head baseball coach at Riverside Academy

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  • Riverside
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  • 5/26/14 6:53pm

Riverside Academy has made a change at the top of its baseball program, replacing fourth-year head coach Matt White with 30-year coaching veteran Frank Cazeaux who most recently has been working as an area scout for the Boston Red Sox. “We didn’t renew Matt’s contract. There was a philosophical difference between the administrator, which is the principal (Perry Dicarlo), and Matt White. He will not come back as baseball coach... Keep Reading

Scioneaux leads SLU to Southland Conference Baseball Tourney Title

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  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 5/24/14 6:20pm

Former Riverside football and baseball standout Tate Scioneaux  has been named the Southland Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player after helping Southeastern to a 9-4 win over Central Arkansas earning the Lions their first trip the NCAA Division I Tournament in 20 years. Scioneaux, came into the game in the fourth inning to stop the UCA hitting. The Bears scored four runs before Scioneaux entered the game. The right-hander pitched over five innings of shutout ball,... Keep Reading