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Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

Duhe, West St. John dominate in 49-8 playoff win over Homer

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  • 11/17/18 1:19pm

The Homer Pelicans held West St. John’s Kylan Duhe to 36 yards in the second half – that’s because the senior running back rushed for 212 yards in the first half – as the Rams cruised to a 49-8 win in the second round of the Class 1A playoffs Friday night in Edgard. Along with 257 yards on the ground, Duhe also had five rushing touchdowns for West St. John (8-2). “He told... Keep Reading

Well-rest defending champs host Homer Pelicans on Friday night

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  • 11/15/18 2:19pm

Can a football team sometimes get too much of a good thing? Defending champion West St. John earned an opening-round bye in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs. It’s generally a welcome outcome for a team heading into the postseason, but with WSJ having had an open date during Week 9, the Rams have only played once in the last three weeks. “It’s new territory,” West St. John... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • 11/4/18 8:45am

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the third year in a row. Two teams, defending Class 1A state champion West St. John, and St. Charles Catholic in Division II, received opening-round byes in their respective brackets. West St. John, which garnered the No. 5 seed in non-select Class 1A, will take on the winner of No. 12 seed Homer and Elton, the No. 21 seed. St. Charles Catholic,... Keep Reading

Rams finish as unbeaten district champs for second year in a row

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  • 11/3/18 2:02am

The West St. John Rams sure know how to put on a Homecoming. Playing at home for the first time since Week 3 of the season, the Rams took a resounding 55-0 win over St. Martin’s Episcopal on Friday night in Edgard to go undefeated in District 8-1A play for the second year in a row. “It’s great to be back home. Being Homecoming and Senior Night all wrapped up... Keep Reading