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SJH faces long journey home after playoff loss to North Webster

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  • 11/17/18 8:52am

By Shawn C. White SPRINGHILL, La. – They St. James Wildcats are headed for a long trip home following a 26-23 loss to North Webster on Friday night at Baucum-Farrar Stadium that knocked them out of the Class 3A playoffs in the second round. “Hats off to North Webster.  They came out with a lot of energy,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “It just didn’t seem like that... Keep Reading

Defense rules in SJH Wildcats’ playoff win over Donaldsonville

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  • 11/10/18 3:01am

It might not have exactly been a “defense wins championships” type of game, but defense certainly won a playoff opener for St. James on Friday night in Vacherie. The Wildcats played top-notch defense all night, allowing St. James to maintain a 2-0 lead through halftime before pulling away for a 25-0 win over rival Donaldsonville in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs. “Our defense played lights out. It’s... Keep Reading

Comets capture 10-3A title with 13-7 overtime win over St. James

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  • 11/2/18 10:38pm

St. Charles Catholic has won a lot of hard-fought games over the years by waiting for an opponent to make a mistake and then being able to capitalize. For most of Friday night’s game at St. James, it appeared as though that mistake might ever come. But one play after St. James halted a Comets drive when a pass to tight end Jacob Ganote came up a yard short or fourth-and-8 at the... Keep Reading

SJH Wildcats make quick work of Lusher in 49-21 win over Lions

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  • 10/28/18 2:39pm

St. James scored 29 first-quarter points to quickly put away Lusher as the Wildcats defeated the Lions 49-21 in District 10-3A play Friday night in Vacherie. The result, coupled with St. Charles Catholic’s 14-12 triumph over De La Salle, sets up a Week 10 showdown between the Wildcats and Comets with the district title on the line. St. James improved to 6-3 overall and 3-1 in district play with the Homecoming win. St. Charles... Keep Reading

St. James comeback falls just short losing to De la Salle 21-19

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  • 10/19/18 11:53pm

With St. James trailing 21-6 with less than three minutes left in the game, it looked like the Wildcats had put up a gallant effort against a De La Salle team that had beaten them 63-7 a year earlier. Then, the Wildcats almost pulled out a miracle finish. The St. James defense forced a punt from the Wildcats’ 41-yard line with less than three minutes left in the game and SJH figured to get... Keep Reading