River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2015

Riverside Academy Rebels again ‘want to run with the big dogs’

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  • 8/29/15 2:34pm

Riverside Academy has veteran players returning on both sides of the ball but the Rebels seem to go through a yearly changing of guard at quarterback. When the Rebels open the 2015 season, it will be with an underclassman starting at quarterback for the third year in a row. Talented gunslinger Deuce Wallace transferred back to his native Tennessee following his sophomore season in 2013. Jordan Loving, a freshman, handled the chores a year ago. A lingering... Keep Reading

Jamboree sparks midseason passion in Lutcher’s 26-21 win

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  • 8/29/15 12:56am

“You look at us and you look at them and that’s not supposed to happen – and I knew they wouldn’t quit,” Lutcher coach Tim Detillier said after the Bulldogs’ jamboree game Friday night at Destrehan, looking at a scoreboard that read: Bulldogs 26, Wildcats 21. Although it was a jamboree, Detillier rarely demonstrates outward emotion he showed Friday night. “I’m passionate about my team,” the... Keep Reading

Jamborees provide dress rehearsal for start to another football season

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  • 8/27/15 6:18am

Former Hahnville coach Lou Valdin used to call the jamboree a dress rehearsal for special teams. Most of the current River Parish coaches follow that mantra. “Now we will involve special teams. We have to get our special teams cranked up. We need to get them organized and get them ready for the first ball game. Special teams plays a big part of field position,” said St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica. Monica... Keep Reading

Riverside gets better of Terriers on both sides of ball in scrimmage

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  • 8/21/15 10:55pm

THIBODAUX –  Riverside Academy got the better of Vandebilt Catholic in both the controlled portion of the Rebels’ scrimmage against the Terriers and in a 15-minute live quarter, but Bill Stubbs – ever the perfectionist – said his team can play with more consistency than it showed Friday night. “We played up, we played down. I think conditioning got us a little bit. There are a lots and lots of work to... Keep Reading

Scrimmages provide teams with first action versus an opponent

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  • 8/19/15 9:57pm

If there is anything all eight River Parish football coaches can agree on concerning scrimmages taking place Thursday and Friday, it’s the desire to come out of the games injury free. That sentiment may be strongest at St. James. The Wildcats go into Thursday’s 5:30 p.m. scrimmage at Patterson already down several key players. Quarterback Lowell Narcisse, a verbal commitment to Auburn, will miss his entire junior year with a knee... Keep Reading