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Nicholls wants playoff experience to be more than ‘one-time thing’

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  • 11/26/17 9:31pm

THIBODAUX - A 38-31 home loss to South Dakota in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday may have brought Nicholls’ season to an end but it was a season of first for the Colonels in many ways. “You never prepare for it to end. You don’t want to think you will go in the locker room and look those 16 seniors in the eye for the last time.... Keep Reading

End of the season for St. James after 39-22 loss to Kaplan

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  • 11/25/17 1:12am

St. James was unable to contain Kaplan’s Wing-T offense as the Pirates rushed for 270 yards in eliminating the Wildcats from the playoffs 39-22 in the Class 3A quarterfinals Friday night in Vacherie. “It’s not something you see every day and it’s hard to simulate that type of offense in practice,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said of Kaplan’s Wing-T offense. “We don’t... Keep Reading

River Parish players help turn Nicholls into playoff-caliber squad

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  • 11/23/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - A philosophy Tim Rebowe brought to Nicholls three years ago was put to the test last Sunday as the Colonels waited to see if they would be in the 24-team field in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. “We always had the mentality that the glass was half full and that’s how we were going to operate,” Rebowe said. Being nationally ranked and sporting an 8-2 record entering the regular-season... Keep Reading

Wildcats face different sort of Wing-T attack against Kaplan

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  • 11/22/17 2:39pm

When St. James takes on Kaplan in the Class 3A quarterfinals Friday night in Vacherie, the Wildcats will have some experience facing the Pirates’ style of offense. Kaplan runs the Wing-T, a defense the Wildcats have faced against the E.D. White Cardinals and Marksville Tigers. The two times St. James has faced the Wing-T, the Wildcats fared well. SJH handed E.D. White its only regular-season loss with a 27-21 overtime win while... Keep Reading

St. James blanks another foe to reach Class 3A quarterfinals

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  • 11/18/17 2:56am

St. James won in dominating fashion for the second week in a row in the Class 3A playoffs, defeating Madison Prep Academy 50-0 Friday night in Baton Rouge. “We came out and played as complete a game as we could play. I’m very proud of how our guys went on the road and took a business-like approach. I was very impressed with that,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said of his... Keep Reading