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National Signing Day for RPF

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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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  • 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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  • 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

Preston signs in Early Period with Mississippi State

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  • 12/20/17 9:53am

As the 2017 season progressed Shawn Preston became more of a two-way player, but on the first day of the new Early Signing Period, the St. James product had a one-track mind, signing his National Letter of Intent to play at Mississippi State. "It's a special day," said Preston. "First of all, I'm happy that the recruiting process is over for me and I can just go to school now. I'm happy that... Keep Reading

Nicholls wants playoff experience to be more than ‘one-time thing’

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  • 11/26/17 9:31pm

THIBODAUX - A 38-31 home loss to South Dakota in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday may have brought Nicholls’ season to an end but it was a season of first for the Colonels in many ways. “You never prepare for it to end. You don’t want to think you will go in the locker room and look those 16 seniors in the eye for the last time.... Keep Reading