River Parish Football

News Archives in July 2015

Walters named WSJ interim football coach for 2015 season

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  • 7/23/15 12:15pm

Special to RPF.com Brandon Walters has been named the interim athletic director and head football coach at West St. John High School for the 2015 football season. Walters has served as an assistant coach at West St. John High School for the past nine years, working as part of the staff that brought West St. John High School to state championships under both former coaches Laury Dupont and Robert Valdez. “We chose Mr. Walters... Keep Reading

West St. John expected to name interim football coach next week

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  • 7/17/15 4:41pm

West St. John High School should have a new head football coach in place by the end of next week, according to Kevin George, Superintendent of St. John the Baptist Public School. The Rams are seeking a new coach following the decision by Robert Valdez to accept the position of head coach at Scotlandville on Wednesday. “Because of the short time and the season being upon us, I spoke with the principal (West St.... Keep Reading

Valdez leaves WSJ for Class 5A challenge at Scotlandville

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  • 7/15/15 9:22pm

Even Robert Valdez admits it wasn’t the best timing in the world, but when the successful coach was presented with a chance to compete on the highest level of prep football in the state, he just couldn’t pass it by. Therefore, Valdez will be saying goodbye to West St. John and the River Parishes as he takes over as the new head football coach at Scotlandville. “It’s bittersweet... Keep Reading

River Parish native Lee comes full circle at Manning Passing Academy

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  • 7/12/15 4:33pm

THIBODAUX – Tanner Lee has come full circle rather quickly. Two years ago, Lee was a senior quarterback at Jesuit when he attended the Manning Passing Academy on the Nicholls State University campus. “Two years ago, I was a camper. It was great. I was so star struck when I first met Peyton Manning,” Lee recalled. “My coaches wanted me to come and I wanted to be a counselor, that’s... Keep Reading