River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

National Signing Day takes on new feel following early signing period

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  • National Signing Day
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  • 2/7/18 3:40pm

For players like Shawn Preston of St. James and Macon Clark of Destrehan, the drama has been over for a little while. Both took advantage of the new early signing period last December with Preston signing with Mississippi State and Clark with Tulane. They were at their respective high schools on Wednesday to be part of National Signing Day ceremonies along with teammates who officially signed with their college of choice on the traditional signing... Keep Reading

National Signing Day for RPF

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  • Feature Story
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  • 2/7/18 10:55am

National Signing Day is off an running. Check back to Riverparishfootball.com and our social media platforms for updates throughout the day. Details on signings to follow. Morning signings included:   St. Charles   Lloyd Nash                Nicholls Robert McDonald      Louisiana College   Destrehan   Macon Clark         ... Keep Reading

Preston named RPF.com Co-Athlete of the Year

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  • Feature Story
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  • 2/4/18 3:52pm

When St. James coach Robert Valdez decided to move Shawn Preston from strong safety to outside linebacker just before the start of the season, he knew he would be a hard sell. Preston was a highly recruited defensive back and with over 20 college scholarship offers reluctantly made the move. Combine that with the fact that he established himself later in the season on the offensive end when his team was in need of a playmaker... Keep Reading

St. James’ Dumas named RPF.com Defensive Player of the Year

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  • Feature Story
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  • 1/29/18 4:38pm

Simply put, St. James senior defensive tackle Jason Dumas was a blocking nightmare in 2017. The subject of a season's worth of double-teams, Dumas managed to fill gaps, make tackles and register sacks. Now you can add Riverparishfootball.com Defensive Player of the Year to his long list of achievements. "This award means that hard work pays off," said Dumas after receiving the award outside the St. James fieldhouse Monday afternoon. The double-teams may have... Keep Reading