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Strong running game powers West St. John past Class 5A Bonnabel

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  • 9/16/17 5:52am

West St. John had a pair of running backs top 100 years each as the Class 1A Rams defeated Class 5A Bonnabel 35-12 on Friday night at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. Nico Davis rushed for 114 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries while Wantrell Williams added 129 yards and a touchdown on nine attempts. “Wantrell Williams, it was really his first time carrying the ball for us. He did really well. He’s a young... Keep Reading

Rams hit road for first time this season against Bonnabel Bruins

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  • 9/12/17 4:00pm

Maybe when you only play a few road games, you savor them even more. “Sometimes, the road games are a bit of peace,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said. “It’s so crazy with the preparations for the home games and all that goes on into putting on that show. To get on the bus and just go play football and come back, that’s beautiful. I look forward... Keep Reading

WSJ earns first win of season with 34-0 blanking of Hurricanes

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  • 9/9/17 2:56am

South Plaquemines was the unlucky foe to take on a West St. John team with something to prove Friday night. After suffering a heartbreaking 36-33 defeat a week ago against rival St. James, the Rams took their frustrations out on South Plaquemines with a 34-0 blanking of the visiting Hurricanes. “We kind of had a sour taste in our mouth and we wanted to come out and have a good stand and finish at... Keep Reading

Howard brings West St. John success to Southern Jaguars

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  • 9/7/17 8:59am

Austin Howard led Southern University on a touchdown drive only two possessions into the MEAC/SWAC Challenge last Sunday to open the 2017 season. Two drives later, Howard scored on a 6-yard run to give the Jaguars a 14-3 lead and Southern held on to take a 14-8 victory over South Carolina State. For anyone who has followed Howard’s career, getting off to quick starts is nothing new for the senior quarterback. “I... Keep Reading

WSJ faces revenge-minded foe after Rams’ loss to St. James

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  • 9/5/17 3:39pm

It’s no fun losing to a rival, especially after having a substantial early lead. That’s what happened to the West St. John Rams last Friday after leading 27-6 before ultimately losing to St. James 36-33. “It was tough dealing with it initially. It’s a big game. We definitely want to be on the win side of it. Our kids played pretty hard. They came out and fought. We... Keep Reading