River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2017

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

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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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  • 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

De La Salle is pretty special in dismantling of St. James Wildcats

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  • 10/21/17 3:33am

Most high school football fans knew De La Salle was an outstanding football team but the visiting Cavaliers showed how special they are Friday night against the St. James Wildcats. The Cavaliers recovered three blocked punts for touchdowns and used a punt return to set up another score as De La Salle, the top-ranked team in Class 3A, dominated St. James 63-7 at Wildcat Stadium in Vacherie. “We came out with a lot of... Keep Reading

St. James Wildcats host top-ranked De La Salle in key district clash

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  • 10/19/17 11:42am

“This is it. You can’t ask for better than that; taking on the No. 1 team in the state,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. That pretty much sums things up as St. James gets ready to host top-ranked De La Salle on Friday night to start a three-week round-robin showdown in District 10-3A. St. James, which is ranked No. 8 in Class 3A, takes on De La Salle, the No. 1 team... Keep Reading

SJH Wildcats maintain sharp edge in 54-0 domination of Haynes

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  • 10/14/17 2:21am

St. James took advantage of a young, overmatched Hayes Academy squad to post a 54-0 Homecoming win Friday night in Vacherie. “We came in and handled the Homecoming distractions and did what we had to do,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “We had a chance to see a lot of young kids. “In the first half offensively we had three, one-play drives. In games like this you just have to... Keep Reading