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Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

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  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

Lineman camp offers something special for newcomers, returnees

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  • 6/20/17 6:56am

THIBODAUX - There’s just something special about the Offensive-Defensive Line Camp for a newcomer. “I love it,” said Cody Pellissier, who will be a sophomore offensive lineman at Riverside Academy in the fall. “It teaches you fundamentals and steps. I used to be terrible with my steps but now I will be so much better when we get in games and practices.” “It really helps me better my... Keep Reading

River Parish teams excel at state Airo 7x7 Tournament

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  • 6/18/17 11:28am

River Parish teams again left their mark at the annual state Airo 7x7 Tournament Thursday at St. Amant High School. East St. led the way, finishing second overall. The Wildcats went 4-0 in pool play, then advanced all the way to the championship game where they fell just short, falling to St. Aug 23-14. St. James went 3-1 in pool play and advanced to the semifinals before they too were knocked off by eventual state... Keep Reading

Rams top McMain; SJH, ESJ capture out-of-state spring game wins

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  • 5/13/17 2:27pm

It may only be spring but it looks like West St. John already has found the latest in the long line of workhorse running backs. Nico Davis powered his way to 149 yards on 20 carries as the Rams defeated McMain 21-8 in West St. John spring game Saturday in Edgard. “We definitely have a next-man-up philosophy here and he’s been tearing it up this spring. Our guys don’t want to tackle... Keep Reading

Second Annual Women’s Wildcat Camp a breeze for participants

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  • 4/29/17 1:28pm

Lori Preston could immediately notice the difference between Saturday’s St. James Wildcat Women’s Football Camp and the inaugural event of a year ago. “It was an awesome camp. It was a great time but it was just firing hot,” Preston said of last year’s event. “This time we have a nice breeze and beautiful day. It makes it much more comfortable to be out here.” ... Keep Reading