River Parish Football

SJH Wildcats face biggest test of season against visiting De La Salle

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  • St. James
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  • 10/18/18 3:51pm

The St. James Wildcats went into their game last week against an undermanned Haynes Academy team just looking to work out some kinks. “We kind of went in there with the mentality of fine tuning some of the things with needed to work on,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “We have young receivers. Everybody knows that. We were aggressively trying to throw the football and trying to spread the ball around... Keep Reading

Hahnville back on track heading into contest with East St. John

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  • Hahnville
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  • 10/18/18 3:20pm

Two wins in a row at the right time of year can do wonders for the morale of a football team. “We have a chance, believe it or not – we looked at the power ratings for the first time this year – we are sitting at 20. So, we have a chance to get a home playoff game if we can finish this thing like we’ve played the last two weeks,”... Keep Reading

West St. John ramming through competition on Class 1A level

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  • West St. John
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  • 10/17/18 8:27pm

Since West St. John’s return to Class 1A, the Rams have yet to lose a game in District 8-1A. After sweeping all four district games a year ago, the Rams have added two more league victories, including last week’s 44-18 win over Covenant Christian. In those six district games, the Rams have outscored their opponents 303-25. West St. John’s win over Covenant Christian represented the tightest game the... Keep Reading

District title still possible as Bulldogs control own destiny

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  • Lutcher
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  • 10/17/18 2:33pm

When Lutcher lost 36-21 two weeks ago to previously winless Parkview Baptist, few from the Bulldog Nation might have been thinking of a district championship. But with Parkview’s 34-15 loss last week to Plaquemine, coupled with Lutcher’s 49-0 domination of St. Martin’s, the Bulldogs are back in the hunt. “Plaquemine is the only team that can go undefeated in the district,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said. &ldquo... Keep Reading

St. Charles playing ‘Comet’ football going into game with Haynes

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  • St. Charles
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  • 10/17/18 2:24pm

St. Charles Catholic has gotten back to playing “Comet” football as SCC has surged above .500, including 2-0 in District 10-3A play following last week’s 21-6 road win over Donaldsonville. The St. Charles offense rushed for 268 yards, with Keenan Gauff rushing for 103 yards and Phillip Tran with 102. “We had two kids over 100 yards, which we were pleased to see. I don’t know the last time we did that,... Keep Reading

Brown wants team in early playoff mode if ESJ is to make postseason

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  • East St. John
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  • 10/17/18 12:26pm

Missed opportunities early hurt East St. John in its 33-12 loss last week to unbeaten Terrebonne. “We didn’t capitalize early. I think it should have been at least 21-0 early-on. We drove the ball well but didn’t capitalize in the red zone. Defensively, I think we started off pretty good. However, we kind of gave up some big plays. It happened one time on fourth down. Our guy attempted to... Keep Reading

Dizer wants RA to focus on Rebels when taking on winless Fisher

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  • Riverside
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  • 10/17/18 11:20am

Coming off an emotional 35-31 loss to Country Day after letting a 31-14 lead slip away, the Newman Greenies may or may not have had something to prove in last week’s game at Riverside Academy. Regardless of motivation, it all added up to a 41-41 District 9-2A loss for the Rebels. “I don’t know if Newman’s previous game had anything to do what. We don’t... Keep Reading

Emery presented with Under Armour All America Game jersey

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  • Destrehan
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  • 10/16/18 1:12pm

In front of his teammates, coaches, and father, John Emery became the first player at Destrehan to receive an official jersey presentation to play in the Under Armour All-America Game. "It means a lot, since my sophomore year I've wanted to play in this game," said Emery. "It's truly a blessing, its been a goal I wanted to achieve. Just playing in this game January 3rd it's going to be big for... Keep Reading

Destrehan scores 51 first-half points in blowout of Trojans

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  • Destrehan
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  • 10/13/18 8:55am

By Tate Roussel Big plays by Destrehan led to 51 first-half points as the Wildcats put together a dominating performance in a 51-21 District 7-5A win Friday night over visiting against Central Lafourche. Led by seniors J.R. Blood and John Emery, the Wildcats offense was unstoppable all night.  Blood, the Destrehan quarterback, completed 5 of 6 pass attempts for more than 150 yards and two touchdowns.   Emery, the Georgia Bulldogs commitment, added two rushing touchdowns... Keep Reading

WSJ’s potent ground attack too much for Covenant Christian

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  • West St. John
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  • 10/13/18 8:23am

The West St. John Rams displayed their potent running game once again as their offense proved to be too much for Covenant Christian Academy in 44-18 District 8-1A win at John L. Guidry Stadium on the Nicholls campus in Thibodaux.   The Rams (5-2 overall, 2-0 in district) totaled six rushing touchdowns, half coming from running back Kylan Duhe, the leading rusher in the River Parishes. Duhe totaled more than 150 yards rushing and three... Keep Reading