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Familiar foes greet St. James to open 2017 football season

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  • 4/26/17 12:12pm

It seems the St. James Wildcats just can’t wait to take on their rivals. St. James opens the 2017 season at nearby West St. John in Edgard in the annual Railroad Classic before hosting Lutcher and E.D. White. “It’s always good to play those local rivalries,” said St. James coach Robert Valdez. “It’s what the fans want to see. The communities have strong programs. West St.... Keep Reading

2016 slate provides almost weekly ‘big’ games for St. James Wildcats

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  • 8/4/16 11:57am

The 2016 schedule will provide plenty of “big” games for St. James coach Robert Valdez and his Wildcats. One of the biggest games for Valdez will be the season opener when the first-year St. James coach faces his former team when the Wildcats host West St. John. “It will be fun,” Valdez said. “It will be a little bit different to be on a different side of the field. I still... Keep Reading

SJH fans have calendars circled for Week 7 showdown with Lutcher

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  • 4/23/15 9:40am

St. James fans already have October 16 circled on their calendars. That’s the day the Wildcats face rival Lutcher for the first time since 2004. “As soon as it came out that we were definitely going to be in the district together, there were constant phone calls to our front office from people trying to find out what day the Lutcher-St. James game would be so they could make their vacation requests and start... Keep Reading

St. James beats Vandebilt 36-17 for first win of 2014 season

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  • 9/20/14 10:29am

Lowell Narcisse rushed for 262 yards and four touchdowns as St. James won its first game of the season and in the Wildcats’ new stadium with a 36-17 win Friday night over Vandebilt Catholic. “I think it was something we really needed from a confidence standpoint,” St. James coach Dwain Jenkins said after his team improved to 1-2 on the season. “We played some games that with a play here or a... Keep Reading

SJH-Donaldsonville jamboree has regular-season atmosphere

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  • 8/29/14 9:08am

You can forget the fact that jamborees don’t count when rivals such as St. James and Donaldsonville meet to kick off a season. “The whole move to play Donaldsonville in the jamboree, it’s just a natural rivalry,” St. James coach Dwain Jenkins said. “With the community involvement and the fans there, it was a great atmosphere to get ready for the regular season. You had a high-emotion game,... Keep Reading