River Parish Football

News Archives in 2013

Jenkins named RPF.com Coach of the Year

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  • 12/31/13 6:44am

It did not take long for Dwain Jenkins to make his mark as a head coach. After leading St. James to a remarkable one-year turnaround in his rookie season, Dwain Jenkins has been named the Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year. “For me it’s just a great honor, knowing what River Parish Football represents,” said Jenkins. “Understanding that we have eight great quality football coaches in this area that all... Keep Reading

RPF.com Coach of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/25/13 8:13pm

Although for the third time in four years since Riverparishfootball.com has been in existence, no teams from RPF made it the state championships, there were still excellent seasons for many teams highlighted by a pair of remarkable turnarounds and three district titles. Here are the six finalists for the Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year: Phillip Banko (East St. John)- Over a year since Hurricane Isaac ravaged East St. John’s fieldhouse... Keep Reading

Defensive Player of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/21/13 12:56pm

In every era, producing stellar defensive talent has been a theme for River Parish Football. Players like A.J. Duhe (Godchaux/ESJ), Lionel Washington (Lutcher), and Burnell Dent (Destrehan) had standout NFL careers. Currently players like Tyson Jackson (WSJ) and LaRon Landry (Hahnville) are making their marks in the NFL, with Ed Reed (Destrehan) surely headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2013, defensive play was again very special in the River Parishes. The... Keep Reading

RPF.com Offensive Player of the Year finalists announced

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  • 12/20/13 12:04pm

In the season of giving, it’s time for RPF.com to hand out its annual post-season awards. Over the next four days we will announce our finalists for Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Athlete of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Each day beginning Friday December 27, we will announce one of the winners of the four awards plus the annual Nick Forsythe Courage Award. Today we begin... Keep Reading

Odds-defying playoff run ends for St. James in 2A quarterfinal loss

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  • 11/30/13 4:50am

KINDER, La. – St. James coach Dwain Jenkins implored his team for one final chance despite the improbable odds. The Wildcats trailed by 14 points with less than two minutes left and desperately needed a stop and the ball back. Leading 21-7, the Kinder Yellowjackets were looking to put a final sting to the Wildcats, attempting to convert on a fourth-and-2 at the St. James 7-yard line. Kinder quarterback Austin Pickle fumbled on a sneak, allowing... Keep Reading