River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2016

Rams expect battle with St. James even with Narcisse’s absence

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  • 8/31/16 8:23am

West St. John won’t get to face Lowell Narcisse after all. After not facing the highly-touted St. James quarterback in last year’s Railroad Classic because of a knee injury that cost Narcisse the entire 2015 regular season, the senior signal caller seemed poised for a big senior year. That all changed when Narcisse tore the anterior cruiate ligament of his previously non-injured knee in St. James’ jamboree last week against Donaldsonville... Keep Reading

Halftime lead doesn’t hold up in Hahnville’s 21-14 loss to Jesuit

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  • 8/25/16 11:11pm

Jesuit came up with all of the scoring in the second half to take a 21-14 win over Hahnville in jamboree football action Thursday in Boutte. A 5-yard run by Jesuit’s Connor Prouet, who rushed for 117 yards on 20 carries, tied the game 14-14 with 13:26 left in the game. Jesuit quarterback Alex Watermeier tossed 9 yards to Ashon Loria for what proved to be the winning score with 9:24 left in the game. “It came... Keep Reading

Slate of jamborees help to kick off 2016 high school football season

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  • 8/25/16 5:48pm

The aims of jamborees are basically the same for most football coaches. In the case of West St. John and Lutcher, however, the focus may be a bit different from their brethren after not being able to participate in scrimmages last week because of flooding concerns in the area. “We definitely wanted to get a game in to see where we are,” said West St. John coach Bandon Walters, whose team will host... Keep Reading

Versatility key to another deep playoff run for West St. John

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  • 8/23/16 8:29am

West St. John never seems to have big numbers in terms of squad size but those who take part appear to be all over the football field. That’s because the Rams have a tradition of versatility. Nowhere is that more evident than at the running back and receiver positions, where the players are almost interchangeable. “We have a lot of guys between the receiving corps and running backs that can fill in... Keep Reading

WSJ at Lutcher scrimmage slated for Saturday has been canceled

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  • 8/19/16 10:51am

The West St. John at Lutcher scrimmage slated for Saturday morning  has been canceled due to continuing flooding concerns on the east bank of St. James Parish. The game, originally scheduled to have been played on Thursday, was moved to 10 a.m. Saturday morning but now has been canceled. Keep Reading