River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2017

Road to Superdome goes through Edgard as Rams host Logansport

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  • 11/29/17 7:14pm

It turns out the road to the Superdome really does pass through Edgard. By earning the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, West St. John was at home for the quarterfinals and is now a win away from reaching the state championship game when the Rams host Logansport on Friday night. “We can say that and mean it now. We’ve talked about it for awhile and it’s exciting to... 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

West St. John advance to 1A Semis with 26-6 win over Jonesboro-Hodge

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  • 11/25/17 12:56am

West St. John overcame a slow start to defeat visiting Jonesboro-Hodge 26-6 in the Class 1A quarterfinals Friday night in Edgard. The win improved the top-seeded Rams to 10-2 and advances West St. John to the semifinals. WSJ will host Logansport next Friday. Logansport, the No. 5 seed, defeated No. 4 seed Varnado 40-18. “I think now the kids believe a little more. We have one more step to get to the (championship) game. You have... Keep Reading

River Parish players help turn Nicholls into playoff-caliber squad

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  • 11/23/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - A philosophy Tim Rebowe brought to Nicholls three years ago was put to the test last Sunday as the Colonels waited to see if they would be in the 24-team field in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. “We always had the mentality that the glass was half full and that’s how we were going to operate,” Rebowe said. Being nationally ranked and sporting an 8-2 record entering the regular-season... Keep Reading

West St. John seeks to get over quarterfinal playoff hump

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  • 11/22/17 2:58pm

West St. John and Jonesboro-Hodge are no strangers when it comes to meeting in the Class 1A playoffs. Over the years, it always seemed that West St. John was the one that had to make the long road trip but for Friday night’s quarterfinal matchup in Edgard, it will be the Tigers who will be looking to their roadmap app in making the journey to south Louisiana. “It’s fortunate we... Keep Reading