River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

River Parish-led defense sets early tone in Nicholls playoff victory

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  • 11/25/18 1:55pm

THIBODAUX – With Nicholls’ Football Championship Subdivision playoff opener against visiting San Diego starting off like it might be a trade-for-trade marathon, the River Parish duo of Sully Laiche and Evan Veron, like usual, came up big for the Colonels. After Nicholls had scored to take a 14-0 lead with 7:17 remaining in the opening quarter, the Toreros were on the move again. On first-and-10 from the Nicholls 35, Laiche, a former star defensive lineman from... Keep Reading

Three River Parish teams moving down with latest reclassification

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  • Classification
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  • 11/21/18 8:44pm

Three River Parish teams will be moving down in classification for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years after the release of the final basic district plan released by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Tuesday. Lutcher is dropping down from Class 4A to Class 3A, while St. Charles Catholic moves to 2A and Riverside Academy to Class 1A. “I think until the last second, we weren’t counting on being in 3A,... Keep Reading

Fourcade, Colonels make history with second-straight playoff berth

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  • 11/19/18 5:34pm

THIBODAUX - When Chase Fourcade was on the Nicholls sideline while being recruited by the Colonels out of Archbishop Rummel in Metairie, there weren’t quite so many fans in the stands. During Fourcade’s junior year at Rummel, the Colonels were in the midst of a 0-12 season. Three years after his arrival, Nicholls is in the postseason for the second-consecutive year after capturing a share of the Southland Conference championship and... Keep Reading

Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • Feature Story
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  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

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  • Alumni
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  • 11/16/18 9:55am

THIBODAUX - They denied Sully Laiche a touchdown but not his conference championship. The junior defensive lineman raced 53 yards along the Nicholls sideline in the second quarter after recovering what appeared to be a lateral. The play was called an incomplete pass upon review, wiping out the score by the former star defender from Lutcher. “I saw Evan (Veron) go for the quarterback and then I saw the running back peel out. I said, ... Keep Reading