River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2015

St. James coach Jenkins looking for more from his 3-1 Wildcats

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  • 9/29/15 9:28pm

It’s been awhile since the St. James Wildcats have gotten off to a 3-1 start to the season. There may be a lot to cheer about but all is not perfect in Wildcat country, even with SJH on a three-game winning streak and coming off a 32-6 victory over Clark to open District 9-3A play. “In a lot of ways the game was very frustrating because we allowed ourselves not to... Keep Reading

SJH Wildcats not crisp in 32-6 district-opening win over Clark

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  • 9/26/15 2:09am

The results were to St. James coach Dwain Jenkins’ liking but not the effort. St. James opened District 9-3A play with a 32-6 victory over J.S. Clark in the Wildcats’ Homecoming game but the team was far from sharp in its execution as far as Jenkins was concerned. “You are happy to start district with the win but I’m pretty disappointed on our focus and intensity – the... Keep Reading

Wildcats carry momentum of EDW win into start of district action

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  • 9/23/15 7:25pm

There’s nothing like getting a thrilling, long-awaited victory over a rival to put a string back in your step. “I think we finally showed some life in a lot of ways,” St. James coach Dwain Jenkin said with his Wildcats coming off a thrilling 28-26 win over E.D. White in which they blocked a field goal at the end of the game to preserve the victory. The defense has played... Keep Reading

St. James holds off E.D. White in 28-26 thriller

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  • 9/19/15 12:11am

Considering the recent lack of success against traditional rivals, St. James’ dramatic home win Friday night over E.D. White seemed fitting. With St. James clinging to a 28-26 lead, Jai Lewis blocked a 54-yard field goal attempt by E.D. White’s Winston Jones with eight seconds left in the game to give the Wildcats a two-point victory. “I think for this football team, it was just the confidence we needed.... Keep Reading

Bizarre incident causes SJH to cancel Wednesday practice

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  • 9/17/15 2:53pm

A suspect still at large as of Thursday was the cause of St. James High School being placed in lockdown and the football team to cancel practice on Wednesday afternoon. “It’s one of those things where if I was telling someone that story, it’s too unbelievable to even make up – that you had to miss a day of practice because there was a fugitive on the loose near campus... Keep Reading