River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2017

West St. John-St. James annual rivalry provides quite a splash

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  • 8/29/17 11:35am

With all the rain in the River Parishes this week related to the remnants of Hurricane Harvey, West St. John and St. James fans can’t help but harken back to the 2011 season opener. In a game played at St. James in squall-like conditions due to Tropical Storm Lee, the Rams made quite a splash in taking an 18-12 overtime victory. West St. John was trailing 12-6 when Jarius Moll literally dove into a... Keep Reading

Early big plays ignite St. James; Rams nipped by Assumption

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  • 8/25/17 1:37am

St. James used a pair of big plays on offense and another on defense in the first half and added a late touchdown in the second half for a 25-14 win Thursday over visiting Assumption in the second game of the River Parish Jamboree. “I’m really happy with the way our kids came out and gave a lot of effort,” St. James coach Robert Valdez said. “This is a dress... Keep Reading

Potential stormy weather causes changes to jamboree schedules

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  • 8/23/17 8:19am

Potential heavy rain associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey has led to two River Parish jamborees moving from Friday to Thursday. The Ed Reed Jamboree featuring Lutcher at Destrehan is now slated for 6 p.m. Thursday. Also, the St. Charles jamboree also has been moved to Thursday. The jamboree in Laplace will begin at 6 p.m. with Country Day taking on Hannan, followed by St. Charles facing St. Thomas Aquinas. The St. James... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeks correspondents to help with football coverage

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  • 8/22/17 12:00am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2017 season. RPF.com is seeking a pair of correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to... Keep Reading

West St. John Rams boast experience, versatility, size

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  • 8/19/17 12:35pm

The West St. John Rams seem to have a bit of it all entering the 2017 season. Coming off a pair of sub-.500 seasons but with quarterfinal playoff runs during a two-year stint in Class 2A, the Rams are back competing on the Class 1A level while boasting experience, versatility and size. Even at quarterback, where West St. John will be starting a sophomore, the Rams have some experience. Due to injuries to now-graduated Austin Alexander,... Keep Reading