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Destrehan, West St. John have solid outings in spring game action

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/16/18 9:42pm

Destrehan showed early in its Spring Game on Wednesday that the Wildcats continue to have quick-strike ability. In a scrimmage that feature Destrehan’s first- and second-team units alternating series against visiting Covington, the Wildcats scored twice in their opening set of 12 plays. Over at West St. John’s three-team scrimmage against Riverdale and KIPP-Booker T. Washington, the Rams scored early as well but it was the WSJ defense that looked rock solid. ... Keep Reading

Four state champions at West St. John opt for out-of-state colleges

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  • Feature Story
  • National Signing Day
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  • 5/11/18 7:15pm

The timing may have been a bit late but it all worked out in the end for four members of West St. John’s 2017 Class A football state champions. The four – Caleb Batiste, Kyree Thorne, Kelon Gardner and Horace Lewis – were part of a signing ceremony at West St. John on Friday morning as all received scholarships to further their educations and continue their football careers. “We wanted to wait for... Keep Reading

State title doesn’t change Rams’ approach to spring practice

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/3/18 6:55pm

Capturing the Class 1A state title has served as sort of a seal of approval of what the West St. John Rams have felt all along. “We always felt we had a target on our back,” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters on the second day of the Rams’ spring practice session on Thursday. “We get the best from everybody. We know we have a target on our backs. Now,... Keep Reading

West St. John will announce Saints 6th Round Draft Pick

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/27/18 6:10pm

"And with the 189th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, the New Orleans Saints select..." Getting to make an announcement like that in any round of the NFL Draft is an honor. Tomorrow at the Saints team headquarters on Airline Drive in Metairie, that's exactly what the seniors on the West St. John football team, head coach Brandon Walters, and his coaching staff will be doing for the Saints sixth round pick. Walters was named... Keep Reading

Walters named 2017 RPF Coach of the Year

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/9/18 1:48pm

After leading West St. John to the school's first State Championship since 2004, West St. John's Brandon Walters has been named the 2017 Riverparishfootball.com Coach of the Year. "It's truly an honor I'm flattered by it, I'm humbled by it," said Walters. "Its just a testament that the staff has put in along with the players this year. We look forward to better things and higher height. I just hope along... Keep Reading