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West St. John Rams boast experience, versatility, size

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  • 8/19/17 12:35pm

The West St. John Rams seem to have a bit of it all entering the 2017 season. Coming off a pair of sub-.500 seasons but with quarterfinal playoff runs during a two-year stint in Class 2A, the Rams are back competing on the Class 1A level while boasting experience, versatility and size. Even at quarterback, where West St. John will be starting a sophomore, the Rams have some experience. Due to injuries to now-graduated Austin Alexander,... Keep Reading

Competitive temperament evident in LHS-West St. John scrimmage

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  • 8/17/17 10:55pm

As with most scrimmages, the final score doesn’t count but the competition certainly matters. When Lutcher quarterback Kolby Bourgeois connected with Jacoby Williams from 12 yards out on the final play, the Bulldogs finished with a tie against visiting West St. John. Depending on how you keep score, it was either 28-28 or four touchdowns to four touchdowns. “We knew when we took over the ball we had to score a touchdown to... Keep Reading

Coaches view scrimmages as measuring stick for season

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  • 8/16/17 5:06pm

Scrimmages on Thursday and Friday will be used as a measuring stick for the River Parish high school football squads as teams face an opponent for the first time in preparation for the 2017 season. “For us, it’s about getting some guys on the field and getting them to be in some unpredictable and uncomfortable situations. There are so many guys that are new starters, especially on the defensive side. We need to... Keep Reading

Tired Rams good practice sign to West St. John coach Walters

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  • 8/10/17 11:36am

West St. John coach Brandon Walters knows the signs of a good workout. “The guys are leaving tired every day,” the third-year Rams coach said following Tuesday’s practice. “That’s kind of what we want. We try to simulate the same thing we would see in a game as far as conditioning. We want to push them as far as they can go and then a little bit more. ... Keep Reading

Narcisse named top quarterback of RPF-dot-com era

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  • 7/17/17 3:57pm

For the past seven years we have been blessed with a stable of talented quarterbacks in River Parish Football. Ranking the Top 5, like the other positions is no easy task. Injuries, transfers, etc. have made this list even more of a challenge. With that said, here is my list of the Top 5 quarterbacks from the Riverparishfootball-dot-com era which is 2010-present. All five are currently playing Division I college football: 1. Lowell Narcisse (St James Class of 2017) ... Keep Reading