River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

New state-of-the-art St. James gymnasium draws rave reviews

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  • Other Sports
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  • 12/22/18 5:04pm

The recently-concluded Lionel Ezidore Classic at St. James High School in Vacherie was a showcase of local basketball talent with the likes of Hahnville, East St. John, West St. John, Donaldsonville and Brother Martin taking part in the three-day event, along with host St. James. While playing talent may have been showcased in the event, the star of the show was the venue itself – the basketball gym at the school’s new campus... Keep Reading

Three River Parish teams moving down with latest reclassification

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  • Classification
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  • 11/21/18 8:44pm

Three River Parish teams will be moving down in classification for the 2019-20 and 2020-21 school years after the release of the final basic district plan released by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Tuesday. Lutcher is dropping down from Class 4A to Class 3A, while St. Charles Catholic moves to 2A and Riverside Academy to Class 1A. “I think until the last second, we weren’t counting on being in 3A,... Keep Reading

Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • Feature Story
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  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

SJH faces long journey home after playoff loss to North Webster

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  • Game Recap
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  • 11/17/18 8:52am

By Shawn C. White SPRINGHILL, La. – They St. James Wildcats are headed for a long trip home following a 26-23 loss to North Webster on Friday night at Baucum-Farrar Stadium that knocked them out of the Class 3A playoffs in the second round. “Hats off to North Webster.  They came out with a lot of energy,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “It just didn’t seem like that... Keep Reading

River Parish contingent play huge role in Southland title for Nicholls

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
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  • 11/16/18 9:55am

THIBODAUX - They denied Sully Laiche a touchdown but not his conference championship. The junior defensive lineman raced 53 yards along the Nicholls sideline in the second quarter after recovering what appeared to be a lateral. The play was called an incomplete pass upon review, wiping out the score by the former star defender from Lutcher. “I saw Evan (Veron) go for the quarterback and then I saw the running back peel out. I said, ... Keep Reading