River Parish Football

Hahnville’s distractions go beyond normal rivalry-week antics

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  • Hahnville
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  • 9/20/18 10:43pm

If Nick Saltaformaggio was antsy about not being on the sideline for Hahnville’s first three games of the season, that’s nothing compare to what it might be like when he is not around for the Hahnville-Destrehan game Friday night in Boutte. “This is horrible this week,” Saltaformaggio said. “I knew it would be horrible but it’s not only horrible because it’s Destrehan week, it... Keep Reading

Bulldogs seek to reach .500 against deep, big St. Amant squad

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  • Lutcher
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  • 9/20/18 7:13pm

Looking to reach the .500 mark after an 0-2 start, the Lutcher Bulldogs host a St. Amant team with a problem every coach wishes he had. “I just thing Coach (David) Oliver does a great job of building a program,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said. “There are just so many kids on their roster. They are 100 deep (grades) 10-12 and then there is another 60-70 that play freshmen football. “One of the... Keep Reading

St. James in battle of Wildcats when hosting Wossman on Friday

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  • St. James
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  • 9/20/18 2:58pm

St. James coach Robert Valdez sounded like a boxing analyst in the aftermath of the Wildcats’ 8-27 loss last Friday at rival E.D. White. “We just couldn’t give them the knockout blow,” Valdez said. St. James led 21-14 but was unable to add another score to make it a two-possession game and allow for a bit of breathing room. “I was always afraid with Brandon Legendre at quarterback... Keep Reading

Judge grants Temporary Restraining Order; Robison eligible

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  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
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  • 9/20/18 1:52pm

A judge has granted Andrew Robison a Temporary Restraining Order on Thursday, allowing Robison to be immediately reinstated to play football at Hahnville, according David Moyer, the attorney for the Robison family. The following is the press release issued by Moyer: “Andrew Robison against the LHSAA, Vandebilt Catholic School and Jeremy Atwell, seeking a Temporary Restraining Order, Preliminary Injunction and damages for various offenses against the parties. “We are thrilled the Court granted... Keep Reading

Brown, ESJ Wildcats open District 7-5A play at Central Lafourche

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  • East St. John
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  • 9/20/18 10:25am

Another slow start hampered East St. John in it’s narrow 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 last Friday. That’s something that must be corrected going into the start of District 7-5A play when the 1-2 Wildcats travel to take on Central Lafourche at 7 p.m. Friday in Mathews. “We need to start faster with district coming along. That’s been hurting us a lot, all the way back to the... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets need to play keep-away from Ibieta, Cajuns

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  • St. Charles
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  • 9/19/18 8:17pm

Although St. Charles Catholic’s offense continues to struggle, the Comets moved to 2-1 on the season with last week’s 21-6 win over Wilkinson County. The Comets led only 7-6 through three quarters but managed to pull out the win by holding Wilkinson County to 57 yards on offense. St. Charles also was without quarterback Justin Dumas, who was out while under concussion protocol. Sutton Bourgeois, who saw action a year ago at... Keep Reading

Rebels have open date prior to taking on powerhouse De La Salle

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  • Riverside
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  • 9/19/18 4:26pm

Although Riverside Academy lost 37-34 last week to Rummel to fall to 0-3, Kevin Dizer saw something in his football team he hadn’t seen the previous two weeks. “We hadn’t fought for 48 minutes and that’s all I was looking for. This past Friday, I saw the team I envisioned us being. I think we have something to build off of now that we’ve got that 48 minutes... Keep Reading

Plaquemine first of five road games for West St. John Rams

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  • West St. John
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  • 9/19/18 2:23pm

It’s a good thing West St. John won it’s home game last week against Bonnabel because the Rams will need to savor it for quite some time. The Rams played the first of only two home games this season in their 40-20 victory over Bonnabel. West St. John will not play again at home until Week 10, meaning the Rams are embarking on the start of a five-game road trip. With an... Keep Reading

Destrehan-Hahnville no ordinary Week 4 high school football game

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  • Destrehan
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  • 9/19/18 1:06pm

For all the other teams playing football in Louisiana, it’s Week 4 of the high school football season. In St. Charles Parish, it’s the annual Destrehan-Hahnville game, which will be played on the West Bank on Friday and has everything that goes along with being a nationally-recognized rivalry. “It is what it is. It will be interesting. The big thing is I’m more worried about us and how we... Keep Reading

Strong finish not quite enough for ESJ in loss to McDonogh 35

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 9/17/18 6:13pm

A 16-point first-half deficit was a bit too much for East St. John to overcome in the Wildcats’ 16-14 loss to McDonogh 35 on Friday. “We started off flat, for whatever reason,” East St. John coach Brandon Brown said. The Wildcats coach said he challenged his team at halftime. “I said in order for us to win this game, we can’t allow them to score again. The defense went out... Keep Reading