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All River Parish teams make playoffs for second-straight year

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  • Championship
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  • 11/5/17 12:31pm

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the second year in a row. Two teams – West St. John and St. Charles Catholic – have garnered opening-round byes. West St. John, the No. 1 seed and champions of District 8-1A, has an opening-round bye since South Cameron decided not to participate in the playoffs, leaving the 32-team bracket one team shy of being filled. The Rams... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets shut out St. James in regular season finale

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 11/4/17 1:05am

In a battle of Top 10 teams, it simply came down to one team making a few more plays than the other in St. Charles Catholic’s 14-0 win over visiting St. James in a District 10-3A showdown Friday night in Laplace. With both teams playing stellar defense, St. James, ranked No. 10 in Class 3A, appeared to be headed for the locker room at halftime down only 7-0 and scheduled to receive the football... Keep Reading

Numbers indicate evenly-matched St. James-SCC encounter Friday

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
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  • 11/1/17 6:50pm

The numbers show just how even St. James and St. Charles Catholic are going into Friday’s encounter Friday night in Laplace. Both teams are 7-2 overall and 3-1 in District 10-3A with losses to top-ranked De La Salle. St. James’ non-district loss was to St. Amant and St. Charles lost to East Ascension – a pair of Class 5A powers. St. Charles is ranked No. 7 in the Class 3A poll and... Keep Reading

Quick start helps anxious St. James Wildcats in 24-6 win over Lusher

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 10/28/17 3:10am

Following last week’s 63-7 thrashing by top-ranked De La Salle, all the St. James Wildcats wanted to do was get back on the field. More one may have been more anxious than Glen Brown as he returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown as the Wildcats went on to defeat Lusher 24-6 in District 10-3A action Friday night at the Drew Brees Family Field in New Orleans. “It was good... Keep Reading

Valdez finds silver lining coming off lopsided loss to De La Salle

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Preview
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  • 10/25/17 7:31pm

It was a loss by 56 points that cost St. James a spot in the Top 10 rankings and the No. 1 spot in the Class 3A power ratings but the defeat at the hands of top-ranked De La Salle last week still left Wildcats coach Robert Valdez with a few positive vibes. “The silver lining is that we are still in the season and we can correct those mistakes, and hopefully, we can have those things... Keep Reading