River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2017

Practice conditions, Owls’ Wing-T test St. Charles Catholic’s resolve

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  • 8/30/17 1:07pm

St. Charles Catholic faces a challenge of not only opening the season on the road at Chalmette but also facing an Owls team that features a Wing-T offense. “We have to make some adjustments because we are playing a Wing-T team,” St. Charles coach Frank Monica said. “It’s hard to duplicate that in practice. What makes matters worse is we can’t get outside on the grass and practice.... Keep Reading

Early big plays ignite St. James; Rams nipped by Assumption

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  • 8/25/17 1:37am

St. James used a pair of big plays on offense and another on defense in the first half and added a late touchdown in the second half for a 25-14 win Thursday over visiting Assumption in the second game of the River Parish Jamboree. “I’m really happy with the way our kids came out and gave a lot of effort,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “This is a dress... Keep Reading

Lutcher defeats Destrehan on Bland’s last-second field goal

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  • 8/24/17 11:34pm

For the third year in a row, Lutcher defeated Destrehan in the Ed Reed Jamboree, this time it was 23-21 on a last-second 22-yard field goal from Alec Bland. "We know Alec Bland has to be a weapon for us," said Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins. "It was great to be able to put him in that position and have him respond." In other jamboree action involving River Parish teams, host St. Charles Catholic dominated St.... Keep Reading

Potential stormy weather causes changes to jamboree schedules

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  • 8/23/17 8:19am

Potential heavy rain associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey has led to two River Parish jamborees moving from Friday to Thursday. The Ed Reed Jamboree featuring Lutcher at Destrehan is now slated for 6 p.m. Thursday. Also, the St. Charles jamboree also has been moved to Thursday. The jamboree in Laplace will begin at 6 p.m. with Country Day taking on Hannan, followed by St. Charles facing St. Thomas Aquinas. The St. James... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeks correspondents to help with football coverage

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  • 8/22/17 12:00am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2017 season. RPF.com is seeking a pair of correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to... Keep Reading