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Top-seeded WSJ Rams face East Iberville after open-round bye

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  • 11/15/17 5:12pm

As the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, the West St. John Rams earned the opportunity to able to sit back last week and wait to see who they might face in Friday night’s second-round matchup in Edgard but instead took a more proactive approach. “We took two of the days off to kind or rest and heal up a little bit. We had a good week of practice even though... Keep Reading

All River Parish teams make playoffs for second-straight year

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  • Championship
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  • 11/5/17 12:31pm

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the second year in a row. Two teams – West St. John and St. Charles Catholic – have garnered opening-round byes. West St. John, the No. 1 seed and champions of District 8-1A, has an opening-round bye since South Cameron decided not to participate in the playoffs, leaving the 32-team bracket one team shy of being filled. The Rams... Keep Reading

Rams may have secured playoff bye with win over St. Martin’s

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  • 11/4/17 2:15am

Like West St. John has done since the start of District 8-1A play began, the Rams dominated an opponent, blanking St. Martin’s Episcopal 38-0 Friday night in Metairie. The triumph allowed West St. John to finish as unbeaten district champions at 5-0 while improving to 8-2 overall. “It feels good to get that win and climb over that hump so to speak and feel good about getting the win,” West... Keep Reading

Rams taking nothing for granted in closing season at St. Martin’s

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  • 11/1/17 7:40pm

West St. John may hold the No. 1 spot in the unofficial power ratings in Class 1A but the Rams are taking nothing for granted going into Friday’s regular-season finale at St. Martin’s Episcopal in Metairie. “We just have to do our part and continue to win and hopefully we will get the No. 1 seed as we would like,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said. The Rams go into... Keep Reading

Rams build big early lead in win over KIPP-Booker T. Washington

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  • 10/26/17 8:57pm

West St. John’s game against visiting KIPP-Booker T. Washington on Thursday was an attempt for the Rams to maintain their routine. The Rams were originally scheduled to play J.S. Clark on Thursday but when Clark decided not to field a football team in 2017, West St. John was left scrambling to find a Week 9 opponent in order to avoid an open date. West St. John found an opponent in the form of KIPP-Booker... Keep Reading