River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2013

ESJ holds off Rams for 21-12 jamboree win over parish rival

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  • 8/31/13 12:33am

After being successful on one of two earlier on-side kick attempts, the West St. John Rams needed one more try at it. Following a 31-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Austin Howard to running back Jeremy Jackson to rally West St. John to within 21-12, the Rams, with only one timeout remaining, needed to get the ball back with 2:18 left in the game. The Rams failed to come up with the football on their third on-side... Keep Reading

Jamborees provide final tune-up before regular season action

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  • 8/28/13 6:01pm

River Parish football teams will look to build upon last week’s scrimmages as teams get one final tune-up before the start of the regular season with Friday’s jamborees. “We are working on things based on what we did in the scrimmage,” said Riverside Academy coach Bill Stubbs, whose Rebels play at St. Charles Catholic. “Hopefully, moving forward you will see some positive results from the work you did... Keep Reading

West St. John-Lutcher scrimmage provides some early fireworks

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  • 8/22/13 10:46pm

Tim Detillier had a succinct description of Lutcher’s scrimmage against West St. John on Thursday. “For most people, scrimmages are boring. There’s nothing boring about Lutcher-West St. John scrimmages. I thought it was very entertaining,” the Bulldogs’ coach said. Detillier’s comment also was an understatement. Things started out with a bang on the initial play of the scrimmage played at Lutcher by West St. John&rsquo... 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

Jackson, Howard poised for big senior seasons for WSJ Rams

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  • 8/20/13 10:40am

Jeremy Jackson ran for 1,135 yards a year ago as a junior to finish second in the River Parishes in rushing. He finished second by less than 200 yards to his teammate, Kylum Favorite. With Favorite having moved on to the collegiate ranks, Jackson will be the featured back in the West St. John offense – if you can find him. “He’s the guy,” West St. John coach Robert Valdez said. “One... Keep Reading