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Two defensive scores not quite enough in ESJ’s loss to Spartans

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  • 11/10/18 12:12am

By Tate Roussel GONZALES - Despite two defensive touchdowns, the No. 28 seed East St. John Wildcats were defeated in the first round of the Class 5A playoffs for the second year in a row, falling 17-13 to East Ascension, the No. 5 seed, Friday night. “Our kids came out and played hard. We had our chances, but we just never capitalized. At the end, hats off to our defense. We continued to get the ball... Keep Reading

‘No going back’ for ESJ after 50-0 blanking of South Lafourche

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  • 11/3/18 9:10am

There’s no going back for the East St. John Wildcats. First-year Wildcats coach Brandon Brown spoke earlier in the week of his team’s need to win Friday night at South Lafourche in order to finish 5-5 and not take a step back in terms of seasonal wins from a year ago. East St. John did that in grand fashion with a 50-0 blanking of the South Lafourche Tarpons in Galliano. The... Keep Reading

ESJ gets first home win of season to stay in playoff contention

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  • 10/27/18 1:11am

The East St. John Wildcats couldn’t have planned to get their first home win of the season. Going into Friday night’s game at Joe Keller Stadium in Reserve, Thibodaux and East St. John were both 3-5 overall, while the Wildcats were 2-3 in District 7-5A play and the Tigers were 1-3. East St. John entered the game No. 31 in the Class 5A power rankings and Thibodaux No. 32. So, the winner... Keep Reading

East St. John rolls past Hahnville 21-7 in key district showdown

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  • 10/20/18 12:04am

By Tate Roussel Big plays on offense by East St. John and a Wildcat defense that held Hahnville to 173 yards while forcing three turnovers, enabled ESJ to take a 21-7 win over the Tigers in District 7-5A action Friday night in Boutte. “We haven’t played our best football all year. I told our guys to come in and let’s play a good football game tonight – and I think... Keep Reading

Terrebonne moves to 7-0 with 33-12 win over East St. John

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  • 10/13/18 12:06am

Terrebonne is not under the radar anymore. Sparked by 20 unanswered second half points, the Tigers pulled away from East St. John 33-12 to move to a perfect 7-0 overall record, 3-0 in District 7-5A. "Our kids at halftime decided we weren't playing well enough like we have in the past and came out with a little more emotion," said Terrebonne coach Gary Hill. "East St John is a good football team, and we... Keep Reading