River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2012

West St. John clinches share of district title with 56-21 victory

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  • 10/26/12 7:36pm

Back in spring practice, West St. John established its team goals for the 2012 season; win a district and a state championship. One down, one to go. The Rams scored early and often en route to a 56-21 victory over St John-Plaquemine clinching at least a share of the District 9-1A championship. “It feels good,” said West St. John coach Robert Valdez. “I’m very excited about the way the kids... Keep Reading

WSJ Rams eventually pull away for 41-22 district win over Bulldogs

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  • 10/19/12 6:53pm

West St. John’s 41-22 home win Friday night over White Castle didn’t absolutely clinch the District 9-1A title, but the Rams are about as close as they can get with two weeks remaining in the season. At 3-0 in district play with two games remaining and games with struggling St. John of Plaquemine and East Iberville left on the schedule, and its closest competitor now 2-1 after being vanquished Friday,... Keep Reading

Rams’ up-tempo style too much for Ascension Catholic Bulldogs

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  • 10/12/12 8:56pm

By Evan Pelas West St. John coach Robert Valdez said that starting last week the Rams’ offense was beginning to utilize more of a up-tempo, no-huddle offense. The faster-paced attack as well as West St. John’s many dynamic offensive weapons proved to be too much for the Ascension Catholic Bulldogs as they fell to the Rams 62-21 in District 9-1A action in Edgard. “We’re still not as fast... Keep Reading

WSJ Rams score in variety of ways in rout of Ascension Christian

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  • 10/5/12 6:11pm

West St. John coach Robert Valdez said he knew the game would slow down for the Rams once District 9-1A play started but the scoreboard needed to be on high-speed mode for WSJ on Friday night. The Rams scored 33 points in the first quarter alone on their way to a 58-0 victory at Ascension Christian in the district opener for both teams. West St. John improved to 2-3 overall and 1-0 in district play... Keep Reading