River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2013

Rams back in Class 1A semifinals after thrilling victory over Block

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  • 11/30/13 1:20am

By Joey Martin JONESVILLE – Jeremy Jackson returned two kickoffs for touchdowns and the West St. John defense stopped Block at the Ram 1-yard line with less than a minute remaining as WSJ defeated the Bears 35-28 Friday night in a Class 1A quarterfinal contest. After stopping West St. John at midfield on fourth-and-2 with five minutes remaining, the Bears moved the ball to the Ram 1-yard line, trailing 35-28. But the West St. John... Keep Reading

High-octaine WSJ Rams take on old-school Block in quarterfinals

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  • 11/27/13 1:45pm

In West St. John’s second-round Class 1A playoff game a week ago, Elton running back Marcus Lemoine, the state’s rushing leader, ran for 381 yards against the Rams. The Rams, however, proved to be the better team, spreading the wealth around is more balanced fashion in a 68-20 victory. In the triumph, West St. John’s Jeremy Jackson rushed for 198 yards while Lamore Boudoin ran for 75 yards and Bradley Borne 62. Quarterback... Keep Reading

West St. John opens playoffs with 48-point win over Elton Indians

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  • 11/23/13 12:16am

By Harmony Hamilton Elton running back Marcus Lemoine, the state’s rushing leader, ran for 381 yards Friday night at West St. John. The biggest numbers for the Rams, by contrast, came on the scoreboard as West St. John drubbed the Indians 68-20 in the Class 1A regionals. With the win, the third-seeded Rams (9-2) advance to the quarterfinals at No. 11 seed Block. Elton finished its season 6-6. Elton fumbled two minutes into the game... Keep Reading

WSJ Rams anxious start playoffs after bye week with home game

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  • 11/21/13 12:44pm

Taking part in a playoff game may be a breeze for West St. John football players compared to a week of practice during a bye week under Rams coach Robert Valdez. “I talked to the kids last Monday and gave them a proposition – if you really work your butts off Monday through Thursday, I will give you Friday off,” Valdez said. “They got a chance to earn it, and they did. ... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish football teams qualify for 2013 playoffs

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  • Championship
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  • 11/10/13 10:50am

All eight River Parish football teams qualified for the playoffs, with the area’s top seed receiving an opening-round bye. By virtue of an 8-2 overall record and tough pre-district schedule, West St. John will have a week off before the Rams begin their pursuit of a Class 1A state champions among non-select schools. The 2013 postseason is the first year teams have been divided into select and non-select brackets. As a result, nine state... Keep Reading