River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2016

St. James gets back on track with 33-7 win over McMain Mustangs

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  • 10/28/16 11:58pm

NEW ORLEANS – St. James didn’t have anything to show for an opening 14-play, 72-yard drive that used up 5:25 on the clock when an incomplete pass on fourth-and-goal from the Mustangs’ 3-yard line forced the Wildcats to give up the ball on downs. Actually, it didn’t matter much as a fumbled exchange on McMain’s very next play gave the ball right back to the Wildcats at the Mustangs... Keep Reading

SJH Wildcats play rare afternoon game against McMain Mustangs

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  • 10/27/16 10:31am

St. James’ 48-12 loss last week to De La Salle served as a learning lesson for the Wildcats. “I thought at the beginning that when they scored and we scored that we would at least be able to go back-and-forth,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “It’s just simple math. If you can’t block them, you will not be able to move the ball. When you can... Keep Reading

Wildcats no match for top-ranked De La Salle in 48-12 district loss

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  • 10/22/16 6:16pm

St. James was unable to stop De La Salle’s playmakers or the Cavaliers’ stifling defense in a 48-12 home loss in District 9-3A play Friday night. The Cavaliers (8-0 overall, 5-0 in district) built a 27-6 halftime lead behind a touchdown pass and run by quarterback Julien Gums, a touchdown reception by running back Jab White, along with scoring runs by Myles Ward and Quincy Cage. “I thought we had... Keep Reading

Top-ranked De La Salle next for SJH after loss to rival Lutcher Bulldogs

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  • 10/19/16 4:17pm

St. James coach Robert Valdez has a loud and quick message for everyone in the wake of the Wildcats’ 28-14 loss to rival Lutcher last week. “I’m glad my kids played hard and that we went out there with the mentality and attitude to win the game but we have to shake this ‘moral victory’ mentality. There is no such thing as moral victories. They (the Bulldogs) are a... Keep Reading

Jenkins finally on winning side of Lutcher-St. James rivalry

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  • 10/15/16 3:22am

Dwain Jenkins had to move back to the east bank of the Mississippi River to be on the winning side of the Lutcher-St. James rivalry. As St. James coach a year ago, Jenkins and the Wildcats lost twice to Lutcher in the first meetings between the St. James Parish rivals in a decade. Lutcher beat St. James in a District 9-3A encounter and in the Class 3A state championship game last season. The third... Keep Reading