River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2016

Fourth-ranked SJH looks to remain unbeaten with win over Lions

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  • 9/28/16 9:55pm

The St. James Wildcats did what was expected a week ago in a 44-0 home win over overmatched Clark in the District 9-3A opener. “We left the game healthy and we were able to get some quality reps. Even when you watch film and you know that you are a much better team, you have to respect the game of football. We were able to do that. I was pleased with that,”... Keep Reading

Wildcats score early, often in domination of Clark Bulldogs

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  • 9/22/16 10:14pm

Offense, defense and special teams all contributed to a quick start for St. James. An interception set up a score and a scoop-and-score off of a snap over the head of the Clark punter were among the early scores for St. James as the Wildcats built a 31-0 halftime lead on their way to a 44-0 home victory over the winless Bulldogs on Thursday night in the District 9-3A opener. A Clark team that... Keep Reading

SJH gets early start to district play with Thursday night encounter

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  • 9/21/16 8:38am

Even with a 21-0 lead after one quarter, St. James coach Robert Valdez said he knew the E.D. White Cardinals would make a run. “When you have these rivalry games, you know you are going to get at some point the team will give you their best. I think we came out on fire and scored on three possessions and we stopped them on three possessions. They just kept fighting and we got... Keep Reading

River Parish players have key role in Nicholls State turnaround

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  • 9/18/16 8:29pm

THIBODAUX – Nicholls needed someone to make a final defensive stop. Through three quarters, the Colonels’ defense held visiting University of Incarnate Word to one first down and 23 yards of total offense. An 11-yard pass from freshman quarterback Chase Fourcade to Christian Booker gave Nicholls what seemed like a commanding 35-14 lead with 11:44 left in the game. Yet, touchdown passes from Trent Brittain to Jamari Gilbert covering 40 and 63 yards in a span of less... Keep Reading

SJH jumps out to early lead and then holds on for 40-28 victory

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  • 9/17/16 12:19am

 THIBODAUX, La. - Curtlan Johnson was determined the St. James Wildcats would leave their game at E.D. White still unbeaten. The St. James running back saw a one-time Wildcat lead of 27-0 dwindle to 27-21 on a run of 21 straight points by the Cardinals stretching back to the final seconds of the first half. With the Wildcats trying to take the momentum back from the Cardinals, St. James faced third-and-13 from the EDW 19.... Keep Reading