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Wildcats get in quality work against Cox, St. Aug to end spring

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  • 5/12/18 8:48pm

NEW ORLEANS – St. James found out early Saturday afternoon in its three-team scrimmage to conclude spring practice what the Wildcats are capable of and what they need to work on. In the scrimmage played at Tulane’s Yulman Stadium, St. James faced both St. Augustine and Helen Cox. Each team squared off against the other in a series of 15-play possessions. Possessions began at the offense’s 25-yard line. As long as... Keep Reading

Final old stadium practice time to reminisce for past SJH Wildcats

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  • 5/11/18 10:07am

When David Charles drove down the tree-lined road of the St. James campus Thursday afternoon, he couldn’t help but think of 1979. The Wildcats were playing Wossman for the Class 3A state championship. The game wound up 8-8 after regulation. A new overtime rule would decide the outcome. Wossman won the toss and elected to get the ball first. A stout Wildcat defense stopped Wossman on four downs on the possession that began at... Keep Reading

Early spring practice for St. James final one at current campus

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  • 4/26/18 5:51pm

When high school football players gather to practice at this time of year, it usually means “spring at last” in the River Parishes. For the St. James Wildcats on Wednesday afternoon, it was more like “the last spring.” Because St. James will be moving into its new campus in Vacherie later in May in anticipation of the 2018-19 school year, the Wildcats had to push up spring football practice. “Because... Keep Reading

Rams top McMain; SJH, ESJ capture out-of-state spring game wins

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  • 5/13/17 2:27pm

It may only be spring but it looks like West St. John already has found the latest in the long line of workhorse running backs. Nico Davis powered his way to 149 yards on 20 carries as the Rams defeated McMain 21-8 in West St. John spring game Saturday in Edgard. “We definitely have a next-man-up philosophy here and he’s been tearing it up this spring. Our guys don’t want to tackle... Keep Reading

Valdez’s Wildcats ‘a bit more crisp’ on opening day of spring drills

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  • 4/27/17 6:31pm

Things are running a bit more smoothly from a year ago for the start of spring football practice at St. James. “It’s a little bit more in order. By the time I got to spring last year, I was about a month-and-a-half on the job. I know the kids a lot better. We’ve had a chance to plan a lot better and we’ve done a really good job... Keep Reading