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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

Narcisse’s former coaches voice support of transfer decision

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
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  • 8/15/18 9:22am

A pair of Lowell Narcisse’s former high school coaches expressed support for the quarterback’s decision to transfer from LSU. Narcisse made the announcement Tuesday via his Twitter account: “First of [sic] I would like to thank LSU and the entire State of Louisiana for giving me a great opportunity to further my education and play football at the highest level in Tiger Stadium. I would also like to thank Coach... Keep Reading

Valdez: ‘season waits for no one’ as SJH Wildcats prepare for 2018

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/10/18 2:17pm

To beat the heat, the St. James Wildcats scheduled the first week of fall practice for sessions to be held in the evening. One thing the Wildcats couldn’t beat Tuesday was lightning. “We got a chance to break in the new gym. We couldn’t go into the high school gym because they still had some stuff they were putting up and we went to the middle school gym,” said... Keep Reading

Former St. James Wildcat coach Gaille dead after battle with cancer

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  • Coaches
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  • 7/1/18 2:26pm

Rick Gaille, who won 169 games as head coach of St. James from 1992-2010 and led the Wildcats to three appearances in the state championship game, died Sunday of pancreatic cancer, his wife, Elaine, announced via his Facebook account. “As you all know my husband has always been a competitor in everything he has ever done,” she wrote. “And yes, he fought until the very last breath he took today. “Our family... Keep Reading