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Rummel connection comes up big in Nicholls win over McNeese

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
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  • Rummel Football
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  • 9/1/17 12:18pm

THIBODAUX - Chase Fourcade and Damion Jeanpierre have quite a connection. With the Nicholls offense sputtering in the season opener at home against McNeese State on Thursday night, the duo hooked up with two timely and long touchdowns passes to keep the Colonels in the game before NSU ultimately pulled out dramatic 37-35 victory. After McNeese kicked a field goal on the opening possession to grab the early momentum, Fourcade and Jeanpierre hooked up on... Keep Reading

Fourcade gets to rub elbows with other top quarterbacks at MPA

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
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  • 6/24/17 10:36am

THIBODAUX - Taking part in the Manning Passing Academy has allowed Chase Fourcade to hobnob with many of the country’s top quarterbacks in his own collegiate back yard. “It’s a great feeling. Being with the Mannings and being with these top quarterbacks, I really enjoy each and every day,” Fourcade said following Friday morning initial session of the MPA. The annual camp, now in its 22nd year and attracts... Keep Reading

Crusaders come up a few yards short in 18-16 loss to Scotlandville

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • Brother Martin Football
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  • 11/27/16 6:35pm

For all the yards Brother Martin’s Bruce Jordan-Swilling has rushed for in his career, he and the Crusaders could have used a couple more Friday night in the Division I semifinals in Scotlandville. Swilling scored on a 9-yard run with slightly more than a minute remaining to pull to within two points of Scotlandville. Swilling got the call again on a two-point conversion attempt. The Georgia Tech commitment was stacked up by the... Keep Reading

Uncharacteristic mistakes doom Curtis in playoff loss to Evangel

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • Jesuit Football
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  • 11/27/16 6:20pm

When John Curtis quarterback Blaine Hebert fumbled on the Patriots’ first play from scrimmage, it just wasn’t going to be the Patriots’ night. The fumble was one of four turnovers that doomed the Patriots as top-seeded Curtis was eliminated from the Division I playoffs Friday with a 27-6 semifinal loss to Evangel Christian at Zephyr Field. Instead of a potential all-Catholic League final, there will be no team from District 9-... Keep Reading

St. Aug lets lead slip away in playoff loss to Scotlandville

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • St. Augustine Football
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  • 11/20/16 7:01pm

A defensive stop with St. Augustine leading by 13 points in the fourth quarter looked to have the Purple Knights well on their way to the Division I semifinals. The Purple Knights, however, discovered the hard way that looks can be truly deceiving. Leading 20-7, the Purple Knights stopped Scotlandville on fourth-and-goal early in the fourth quarter. Three plays into St. Augustine’s next possession, the Purple Knights’ fortunes began to change. Scotlandville&rsquo... Keep Reading

Crusaders ousts defending champs from playoffs with 28-0 triumph

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • Brother Martin Football
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  • 11/20/16 6:51pm

Brother Martin won the rubber match of a series of three years worth of playoff encounters with Catholic of Baton Rouge while also denying the Bears a shot of repeating as state champions with a 28-0 win over previously unbeaten Catholic in the Division I quarterfinals Friday in Baton Rouge. The Crusaders, the No. 6 seed, will return to the Baton Rouge area to take on Scotlandville in the semifinals. Scotlandville, the No. 2 seed, advanced with... Keep Reading

Rummel’s season ends with playoff loss to league rival Curtis

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Rummel Football
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  • 11/20/16 6:25pm

A missed opportunity by Rummel turned into a golden moment for John Curtis as the Catholic League rivals battled in the Division I quarterfinals Friday at Zephyr Field. Clinging to a 20-19 lead, the Raiders had a chance to stretch the advantage to four points at the end of the third quarter but Connor Perret missed a 28-yard field goal. Three plays later, Collin Guggenheim raced 43 yards for a touchdown. The freshman quarterback hooked up... Keep Reading

Quick scores help doom Holy Cross in 59-9 loss to Evangel Christian

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • Holy Cross Football
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  • 11/14/16 4:58pm

For Holy Cross, it was pretty much over after the opening kickoff. Evangel Christian’s Orlando Puryear returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown and it was all downhill from there for Holy Cross in the Tigers’ 59-9 loss in the opening round of the Division I playoffs Friday night in Shreveport. Holy Cross, the No. 12 seed, ended its season at 3-8. Evangel, the No. 5 seed, advanced to play at St. Paul... Keep Reading

St. Aug gets another shot at Scotlandville after playoff win

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Augustine Football
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  • 11/14/16 6:45am

St. Augustine quarterback Justice McCoy accounted for four touchdowns in the Purple Knights’ 27-15 triumph over Byrd in the opening round of the Division I playoffs Friday at Tad Gormley Stadium. The Purple Knights, the No. 7 seed, advanced to take on Scotlandville. The Hornets, the No. 2 seed, had an opening-round bye. Byrd ended its season 4-7. St. Augustine, 7-4, will face Scotlandville in a rematch. The Purple Knights lost to the Hornets 36-20 in... Keep Reading

Big second quarter sparks Crusaders to 42-0 victory

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Brother Martin Football
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  • 11/14/16 6:33am

Brother Martin used a 28-point second quarter to exploded past McKinley 42-0 in the opening round of the Division I playoffs Friday at Zephyr Field. The Crusaders, the No. 6 seed, advanced to take on Catholic of Baton Rouge. Catholic, the No. 3 seed, had a first-round bye. McKinley, which ended its season 4-7, was the No. 11 seed. Brother Martin and Catholic will meet in the quarterfinals for the third year in a row. The Crusaders’... Keep Reading