River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2012

ESJ Wildcats get ‘monkey’ off their backs in 41-20 win at Capitol

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  • 9/28/12 6:38pm

The New Orleans Saints weren’t the only area 0-3 team still looking to end off-field woes with a much-needed victory. East St. John, still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Isaac, checked into the win column for the first time in 2012 with a resounding 41-20 win Thursday night over Capitol at Memorial Stadium in Baton Rouge. “That monkey’s off our back, and we’re happy about it,” said... Keep Reading

Slate of top-ranked opponents continues for ESJ Wildcats

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  • 9/21/12 6:24pm

East St. John quarterback Leonard Davis passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns Friday night but it wasn’t enough for the Wildcats to overtake the No. 1 team in Class 3A, Parkview Baptist. After letting the East St. John stay close for a half, the Eagles pulled away in the fourth quarter to take a 51-22 victory in a non-district game in Baton Rouge. Davis connected with wide receiver Dez Broussard on a pair of... Keep Reading

Curtis uses off of its arsenal in 34-7 win over East St. John

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  • 9/14/12 6:14pm

Wearing sparkly new silver and gold shoes donated by NIKE to replace the ones lost to Hurricane Isaac, East St. John quarterback Leonard Davis was all over the Muss Bertolino field Friday night as the Wildcats took on perennial powerhouse John Curtis. There just wasn’t enough of him to counteract Curtis, which used virtually every weapon in its arsenal to take a 34-7 win. Curtis used 12 different ball carriers, including three different quarterbacks,... Keep Reading

ESJ Wildcats full of fight in 24-20 loss in first game after storm

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  • 9/7/12 2:21pm

By Jim Gazzolo LAKE CHARLES — They had played the gracious hosts for most of the day, and would again at the end of the evening, but as darkness settled on Cougar Stadium the Saints of St. Louis Catholic were all business. And it took a full night’s work to finally put away visiting East St. John Friday in a non- district game. Waters from Hurricane Isaac had flooded the ESJ campus in... Keep Reading