River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2012

Lack of offense hurts WSJ Rams in 19-8 defeat to O. Perry Walker

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  • 9/28/12 6:06pm

West St. John’s offense was held to a single score in the Rams’ 19-8 loss at O. Perry Walker. Trailing 13-0 at halftime, the Rams put themselves back in the game on Austin Howard’s 5-yard run. Howard tossed to Lafarrin Stipe for a two-point conversion to pull West St. John to within five points going into the fourth quarter. The Rams (1-3) could get no closer. Walker (3-0) put the... Keep Reading

Rams drop second consecutive game to Class 5A opponent

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  • 9/21/12 6:03pm

West St. John rallied back from an early 12-2 deficit to take a 15-12 lead before eventually losing to McKinley 21-17 at home Friday night. The loss marked the second consecutive loss for the Rams (1-2) to a Class 5A school. West St. John lost 21-14 last week to Bonnabel. “It’s frustrating. We can’t keep having these mistakes,” West St. John coach Robert Valdez said of the loss. Trailing... Keep Reading

West St. John Rams learn tough lesson in 21-14 loss to Bonnabel

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  • 9/15/12 5:50pm

Lessons were learned by both teams in West St. John’s 21-14 home loss Saturday to Bonnabel. “I’m glad this happened so we can stop reading our press clippings and getting back to playing football. We are not anointed. Nobody is giving us nothing. These kids are walking around thinking we are the so-proclaimed state champs because we have people coming back, but you have to earn it in this game.... Keep Reading

Rams regroup from slow start to topple South Plaquemine in opener

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  • 9/10/12 5:41pm

As if being delayed over a week to kick off the 2012 season wasn’t bad enough, West St. John began a return run to the Mercedes Benz Superdome trailing South Plaquemines 14-0. Despite the late wake up call, the Rams regrouped thanks to a unique halftime drill and four touchdowns from Kylum Favorite to power past the Hurricanes 36-22 in the season opener for both schools Monday night at Belle Chasse Stadium. “It... Keep Reading