River Parish Football

News Archives in 2016

Three area schools to compete in new classifications next year

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  • Classification
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/14/16 7:20pm

Three of the eight River Parish schools will be in new classifications for the start of the 2017-18 school year after the final basic districts were announced by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. One of the schools affected is St. Charles Catholic, which will be moving up from Class 2A to Class 3A. “The way they re-did the numbers, I thought, was totally, totally unfair,” said St.... Keep Reading

Stubbs, Lachney receive well wishes from River Parish coaches

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  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/7/16 7:13pm

River Parish football coaches were full of praise Wednesday for one outgoing coach and another up-and-comer after it was announced Riverside Academy’s Bill Stubbs was retiring and defensive coordinator Chris Lachney was promoted to be his successor with the Rebels. One area coach who had experience against Stubbs when he was a coach at Salmen as well as at Riverside is Hahnville’s Nick Saltaformaggio. “He and I go back a... Keep Reading

Interim tag removed as Walters gets WSJ job on permanent basis

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  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/5/16 1:23pm

Special to RPF.com Interim Coach Brandon Walters has been named athletic director and head football coach at West St. John High School. Walters has served as interim athletic and head football coach for the past year and a half. Under his leadership, the West St. John High School Rams have made it to the Class 2A quarterfinals two years in a row. “Coach Brandon Walters has been chosen as the permanent head football... Keep Reading

Walters loses interim tag; named West St. John head coach, A.D.

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  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/5/16 1:17pm

Special to RPF.com Interim Coach Brandon Walters has been named athletic director and head football coach at West St. John High School. Walters has served as interim athletic and head football coach for the past year and a half. Under his leadership, the West St. John High School Rams have made it to the Class 2A quarterfinals two years in a row. “Coach Brandon Walters has been chosen as the permanent head football... Keep Reading

Revenge-minded Many Tigers eliminate Rams from 2A playoffs

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 11/26/16 1:36am

The Many Tigers got the revenge they were seeking, defeating visiting West St. John 44-30 Friday night to eliminate the Rams from the Class 2A playoffs. A year ago, West St. John upset top-seeded Many 34-30 in the second round of the playoffs. This time around, the Tigers, unbeaten and again the No. 1 seed beat WSJ, the No. 24 seed in the quarterfinals. “We felt they would come with every chip they could find on... Keep Reading