River Parish Football

Emery presented with Under Armour All America Game jersey

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 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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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Destrehan
  • Posted:
  • 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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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 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

Ground game, defense again spark SCC Comets in 21-6 triumph

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 10/13/18 7:56am

St. Charles Catholic pushed it’s record above .500 while moving to 2-0 in District 10-3A play with a 21-6 road win Friday night at Donaldsonville. Defense was once again a key factor for the Comets, as allowed less than 200 yards of total offense and only nine Tiger first downs. They also forced two turnovers, including an interception and a forced fumble. The rushing game also played a major role in the victory. Of... Keep Reading

Early scores propel Bulldogs to 49-0 domination of St. Michael’s

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 10/13/18 1:42am

This time, it was the Lutcher Bulldogs building an early lead. A week after falling behind quickly in a 36-27 loss to previously winless Parkview Baptist, Lutcher jumped out to a quick 14-0 lead on the Bulldogs’ way to a 49-0 domination of visiting St. Michael’s in District 6-4A action Friday night. The result left both Lutcher and St. Michael’s 4-3 overall and 1-1 in district play. “We... Keep Reading

Hahnville Tigers regain identity in 41-7 triumph over Thibodaux

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 10/13/18 12:16am

A 3-yard run by Jace Myers less than a minute into the second half gave Hahnville a 28-0 lead and for all practical purposes put the game out of reach. Yet, it was Hahnville’s defense, special teams and a renewed running game that allowed HHS to build an early lead on its way to a 41-7 victory over visiting Thibodaux in District 7-5A action Friday night in Boutte. Hahnville (3-4 overall, 1-2... Keep Reading

Terrebonne moves to 7-0 with 33-12 win over East St. John

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/13/18 12:06am

Terrebonne is not under the radar anymore. Sparked by 20 unanswered second half points, the Tigers pulled away from East St. John 33-12 to move to a perfect 7-0 overall record, 3-0 in District 7-5A. "Our kids at halftime decided we weren't playing well enough like we have in the past and came out with a little more emotion," said Terrebonne coach Gary Hill. "East St John is a good football team, and we... Keep Reading

Newman rolls past Riverside 41-14

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 10/12/18 11:35pm

Kevin Dizer did not sugarcoat Riverside Academy’s 41-14 loss to visiting Newman on Friday night in District 9-2A action. “We got our butts kicked tonight. Ain’t no two ways about it. No excuses, no nothing. Newman came in. They were the aggressor and they kicked our butts. Period,” Dizer said. The Rebels (1-5 overall, 1-1 in district) went into the game coming off their first win of the... Keep Reading

Smith fires four touchdown passes in St. James’ win over Haynes

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 10/12/18 11:18am

St. James scored on five of its first six possessions of the game on the Wildcats’ way to a 43-7 victory over Haynes Academy in District 10-3 action Thursday night at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. Wildcats quarterback Shamar Smith tossed four, first-half touchdown passes as St. James built a 36-0 lead on its way to the victory. “We wanted to work on our passing game and we did that. Shamar had a... Keep Reading

Oh so close ESJ Wildcats host undefeated Terrebonne Tigers

  • Tags:
  • Game Preview
  • Team:
  • East St. John
  • Posted:
  • 10/11/18 5:21pm

The 2018 season has been a year of “oh so close,” for the East St. John Wildcats. Nothing demonstrated that more than East St. John’s 35-34 loss to Destrehan a week ago. Add the result to 16-14 loss to John McDonogh and a 7-6 defeat at the hands of H.L. Bourgeois and ESJ is oh so close to be being 5-1 on the season. Instead, the Wildcats are 2-4 overall and ... Keep Reading