River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2013

Opportunistic HHS Tigers grind up St. James in 37-13 jamboree win

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  • 8/30/13 12:25am

Hahnville didn’t need any help Thursday night but got a lot of it anyway from St. James in the second game of the Ed Reed River Parishes Jamboree at Hahnville. The Tigers marched downfield on the opening possession of the game, looking in midseason form. After the opening 79-yard drive, capped by a 3-yard run by Lynn Simmons, St. James committed numerous errors and the Tigers took advantage for a 37-13 victory. In... Keep Reading

Jamborees final chance to work out kinks before start of season

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  • 8/27/13 1:53pm

At this time of year, there is always one refrain you will hear coming out of the River Parishes. “The scrimmage game is the dress rehearsal for your offense and defense and the jamboree is a dress rehearsal for your special teams,” said Hahnville coach Lou Valdin, uttering his yearly phrase. For Valdin’s Tigers and the other River Parish high school football teams, the scrimmages are out of the way and... Keep Reading

SJH-Donaldsonville scrimmage produces very little offense

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  • 8/23/13 10:13pm

St. James coach Dwain Jenkins and his Donaldsonville counterpart, Benny Guilbeau, both had an idea of what their Friday night scrimmage held at St. James would be like. “I think our defense has a chance to be pretty good all season long,” said Jenkins “I kind of knew the defense, because we have a lot of returning guys on defense, so a lot of them made a lot of good plays. But... Keep Reading

Scrimmages get area teams one step closer to season openers

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  • 8/21/13 3:13pm

All River Parish football teams are involved in scrimmages this week as the 2013 season moves one step closer to the opening kickoff. Riverside Academy will be the first team to conduct a scrimmage, taking on St. Thomas Aquinas at 5:30 p.m. at Southeastern Louisiana University’s Strawberry Stadium in Hammond. “You have certain things in your head that you are really looking at,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. “There are certain... Keep Reading

An old rivalry gets a new name

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  • 8/17/13 1:22pm

In the game of football, there’s nothing quite like hoisting the trophy that signifies a victory over your rival. Like the flag of your enemy on the battleground, keeping the trophy on your own turf becomes every bit as important as the game itself.  The Golden Boot, the Golden Egg, even the Old Oaken Bucket have become household names. Now one of the top rivalries in the river parishes has its own... Keep Reading