River Parish Football

News Archives in 2011

Rams show future is bright despite 23-7 loss to Ouachita Christian

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  • 12/9/11 11:48am

NEW ORLEANS – West St. John may have failed to come away with a state championship Friday afternoon in the Class 1A title game of the Superdome Classic, but the young Rams served notice they will be a teamed to be reckoned with for the foreseeable future. “I think it means we are on the right track. We are doing some good at West St. John and our kids who exemplify our attitude and... Keep Reading

Late touchdown runs by Favorite help to send WSJ Rams to finals

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  • 12/2/11 11:33am

ABBEVILLE, La. – Even West St. John coach Robert Valdez thought his team may have scored a bit too early in the closing moments of the fourth quarter in the Class 1A semifinals against Vermilion Catholic. In a game in which the teams traded touchdown for touchdown, the Rams pulled ahead 48-41 on a 40-yard run by Kylum Favorite with 3:12 left in the game. “I thought we might have scored a little too fast... Keep Reading

WSJ earns trip to 1A semifinals with late win over Haynesville

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  • 11/25/11 9:10am

After an early West St. John touchdown and a late one by Haynesville in a low-scoring affair, overtime loomed as a possibility with a trip to the Class 1A semifinals on the line. The Rams, however, having had a really long day with the drive up to Haynesville from Edgard, were in no mood to spend any additional time in north Louisiana. So, WSJ answered Haynesville’s game-tying touchdown moments later with a game-winning... Keep Reading

St. John’s of Plaquemines no match for WSJ Rams in playoff rematch

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  • 11/18/11 12:59pm

They say it’s hard to beat a team twice in one season, especially when that team is your rival and main competition for a district championship. “They” must not have ever seen the 2011 West St. John football team, who after beating St. John’s of Plaquemine 36-20 at the end of October to clinch the 9-1A Title, defeated the Eagles again by an even wider margin 40-7. “Big... Keep Reading

Favorite’s three touchdowns power Rams past Sacred Heart

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  • 11/11/11 12:55pm

With one eye looking ahead to a second-round matchup with St. John’s of Plaquemine, the Rams still hardly batted the one focused on Sacred Heart, taking care of business in emphatic fashion Friday night in Edgard in a dominating 59-0 first-round win. “We were just excited to come out and play well in the first round,” said West St. John coach Robert Valdez. “I’m proud of the way... Keep Reading