River Parish Football

Player of the Week

Nash named Nick Forsythe Courage Award winner

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 4/15/18 8:52pm

When St. Charles senior quarterback Lloyd Nash suffered a broken clavicle in the season opener at Chalmette, it appeared that his season and maybe that of the Comets was ruined. Far from it. After nearly two months of vigorous rehabilitation where he also demonstrated that his leadership qualities translated off the field as well, Nash returned to the Comets lineup in time to lead St. Charles to a pair of playoff victories and a win... Keep Reading

Hahnville softball on a mission

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 4/13/18 10:30am

Gasoline containers. Cheese sticks. Plastic forks. Not items commonly found in a high school softball team's locker room, but then again Hahnville is not just any softball team. The Lady Tigers will take a 29-3 record (which included a school record 24-game win streak) into the 5A Playoffs as the No. 2 seed. They have been ranked as high as No.3 in the nation by MaxPreps and that's where the unique items started showing... Keep Reading

Walters named 2017 RPF Coach of the Year

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 4/9/18 1:48pm

After leading West St. John to the school's first State Championship since 2004, West St. John's Brandon Walters has been named the 2017 Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year. "It's truly an honor I'm flattered by it, I'm humbled by it," said Walters. "Its just a testament that the staff has put in along with the players this year. We look forward to better things and higher height. I just hope along... Keep Reading

Dizer promoted to head coaching position at Riverside Academy

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 3/15/18 8:29am

Kevin Dizer has been promoted to the head football coaching position at Riverside Academy. Dizer has served as the Rebels’ defensive backs coach for the last three seasons and has been in coaching for seven years. Dizer replaces Chris Lachney. Lachney served as Riverside Academy’s head coach in 2017. Prior to that, he was the Rebels’ defensive coordinator for five years, including the 2016 season when RA won the Division III state title. ... Keep Reading

Former Riverside coach Lachney feels right at home with SLU Lions

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/18/18 6:18pm

When Chris Lachney finished dotting all the i’s and crossing all the t’s, it ended up helping to spell “Southeastern Louisiana University.” Shortly after announcing his resignation as head coach at Riverside Academy, Lachney has found a new home in the form of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. “All the apprehension you have sometimes in terms of time spent with your family or a new schedule – whatever... Keep Reading

Pooka Williams named Louisiana’s Mr. Football

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Hahnville
  • Posted:
  • 2/11/18 2:09pm

Like his mind-blowing five-week run in the post season, Hahnville senior running back Anthony "Pooka" Williams' dizzying post-season awards tour ended in spectacular fashion Friday in Baton Rouge when he received the Louisiana Farm Bureau/LSWA Mr. Football trophy. "It's a big accomplishment. I came out my senior year and accomplished a goal that I wanted to," said Williams. "It's a blessing, a lot of blessings. I prayed and I kept praying." Williams... Keep Reading

National Signing Day for RPF

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Teams:
  • St. Charles, St. James
  • Posted:
  • 2/7/18 10:55am

National Signing Day is off an running. Check back to Riverparishfootball.com and our social media platforms for updates throughout the day. Details on signings to follow. Morning signings included:   St. Charles   Lloyd Nash                Nicholls Robert McDonald      Louisiana College   Destrehan   Macon Clark         ... Keep Reading

Lachney resigns as head football coach of Riverside Academy Rebels

  • Tags:
  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/5/18 6:30pm

Chris Lachney has resigned from Riverside Academy on Wednesday after serving one year as head football coach of the Rebels. “I had to make a very tough decision today and had to take into account the long-term factors that affect my family. I’m not just making decisions for me and the dogs anymore. It’s me, the wife and a newborn. I had to put myself in the best position possible... Keep Reading

Robertson named RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Riverside
  • Posted:
  • 2/4/18 4:57pm

The criteria for the Riverparishfootball.com Athlete of the Year is based on a player's success in multiple positions. In the three phases of the game: offense, defense, and special teams, Riverside senior defensive back/wide receiver Garland Robertson checks off all the boxes and has been named the RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year. He shares the award with St. James two-way standout Shawn Preston. "It means a lot, it's a special... Keep Reading

Preston named RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year

  • Tags:
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • St. James
  • Posted:
  • 2/4/18 3:52pm

When St. James coach Robert Valdez decided to move Shawn Preston from strong safety to outside linebacker just before the start of the season, he knew he would be a hard sell. Preston was a highly recruited defensive back and with over 20 college scholarship offers reluctantly made the move. Combine that with the fact that he established himself later in the season on the offensive end when his team was in need of a playmaker... Keep Reading