River Parish Football

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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  • 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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  • Team:
  • East St. John
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  • 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

Ehret’s Mumphrey does it again in 37-35 victory over Destrehan

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  • Destrehan
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  • 9/16/18 11:21am

Travis Mumphrey did it again. After tossing three touchdowns in a 26-0 win a week ago over Hahnville, Mumphrey accounted for almost 400 yards of total offense and five touchdowns as the John Ehret Patriots toppled River Parish kingpin Destrehan 37-35 Friday night at Hoss Memtsas Stadium in Harvey. Mumphrey rushed for two touchdowns and passed for three more. His pass to tight end Jacoby Windmon with slightly more than two minutes left in the game... Keep Reading

Wildcats unable to take rivaly sweep with 29-27 loss to EDW

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  • St. James
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  • 9/16/18 9:45am

The St. James Wildcats finally found themselves on the opposite end of a rivalry thriller, falling 28-27 to E.D. White on Friday night in Thibodaux. Trailing 28-21, quarterback Shamar Smith and receiver Tyshon Williams – who connected in the final seconds of the Wildcats’ 29-26 thriller over Lutcher a week earlier – hooked up on a 9-yard touchdown pass with 1:03 left in the game to pull St. James to within one point. The... Keep Reading

Road provides nice remedy for Bulldogs in 42-12 victory

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  • Lutcher
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  • 9/15/18 6:52am

Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins learned something about his football team after the Bulldogs fell behind 6-0 on the road at Marksville on Friday night. The Bulldogs answered with a touchdown catch from Javian Jacque on the first of five touchdown tosses by the quarterback Kolby Bourgeois to pull ahead 7-6 on the way to a 42-12 victory that gave Lutcher its first win of the season. After Lutcher got a defensive stop to open the... Keep Reading

Hahnville unable to overcome early mistakes in loss to Brother Martin

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  • 9/15/18 6:32am

Early mistakes and missed scoring opportunities proved to be too much for Hahnville as the Tigers lost to Brother Martin 37-20 Friday night at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans. Trailing 20-0 at halftime, the Tigers fought back to within in 10 points at 23-13 with 10:48 left in the game before a flurry of quick points in the final two minutes helped to account for the 37-20 final. “Our kids fought hard and they didn... Keep Reading