River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

Scrimmages provide early look as teams prepare for 2018 season

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  • Game Preview
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  • 8/15/18 7:43pm

Two River Parish coaches will get to see their teams in action against an opponent for the first time in 2018 when they take part in scrimmages Thursday. Upon Brandon Brown’s arrival at East St. John in the spring, the Wildcats were forced to go through their entire spring practice with no contact because all the team’s helmets had to be sent off to be inspected. “I just want to see... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeking correspondents for upcoming football season

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/15/18 9:46am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2018 season. RPF.com is seeking 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 stay close to... Keep Reading

SCC’s Monica not mincing words during early days of fall practice

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/9/18 11:53am

 St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica was not in a mood to mince words coming off the practice field Wednesday morning. “We are absolutely pitiful right now,” the longtime coach declared. “We are a bad football team right now. We have no zip, we have no hustle, we don’t know our formations, we don’t know our plays. We are lazy. There is not a superlative I can... Keep Reading

Monica, Jenkins feel the allure of the Manning Passing Academy

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/26/18 6:58pm

THIBODAUX - Each year, more than 1,000 young football players take part in the Manning Passing Academy held on the Nicholls campus. For the most part, the players are all new faces from year to year. What has perhaps gone unnoticed by many observers is that many of the coaches take part in the camp year after year. Few have been around more than Frank Monica. The St. Charles Catholic football coach has been almost a... Keep Reading

Bulldogs work on themselves; Terrebonne dominates Comets

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/18/18 8:53am

Unlike most River Parish football teams, the Lutcher Bulldogs opted to end spring practice with an intra-squad scrimmage Thursday rather than face an opponent. “What it did is it gave us time to teach,” Lutcher coach Dwain Jenkins said of no spring game. “What we were able to do on Monday and Tuesday was really slow down and not have to prepare for somebody. We were able to go in and make... Keep Reading