River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2017

Rams build big early lead in win over KIPP-Booker T. Washington

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  • 10/26/17 8:57pm

West St. John’s game against visiting KIPP-Booker T. Washington on Thursday was an attempt for the Rams to maintain their routine. The Rams were originally scheduled to play J.S. Clark on Thursday but when Clark decided not to field a football team in 2017, West St. John was left scrambling to find a Week 9 opponent in order to avoid an open date. West St. John found an opponent in the form of KIPP-Booker... Keep Reading

West St. John coach Walters recognized by New Orleans Saints

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  • 10/24/17 6:12pm

Brandon Walters and his West St. John Rams were flying under the radar until Tuesday afternoon. Despite sporting the top power rating in Class 1A for much of the season, it took until about seven weeks into the season for West St. John to crack the Top 10 in the polls. Currently ranked ninth, the 6-2 Rams received some recognition during Tuesday’s workout in preparation for KIPP-Booker T. Washington on Thursday night from the... Keep Reading

West St. John powers past Varnado 45-0 in statement win

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  • 10/21/17 12:22am

It was supposed to be West St. John’s toughest test in District 8-1A. The Rams went into Friday’s home game against Varnado as the top-rated team among Class 1A schools in the unofficial power ratings while the Wildcats were No. 2. The gap between No. 1 and No. 2 may never have seemed so large after West St. John’s 45-0 domination of Varnado. Both teams entered the game 2-0 in District ... Keep Reading

West St. John Rams battle visiting Varnado in district showdown

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  • 10/17/17 8:11pm

It’s cool around West St. John. “I was dreaming that it was snowing. We won’t take it that far but I appreciate the breeze,” Rams coach Brandon Walters said. Cooler temperatures and low humidity, coupled with morning practices because the school is on fall break, had Walters and his Rams, many of whom have to play on offense, defense and special teams, enjoying practice. “The heat, playing on... Keep Reading

WSJ Rams again in total control in 53-7 win over Covenant Christian

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  • 10/14/17 2:30am

The opening minute belonged to Covenant Christian but the rest of the game was all West St. John in the Rams’ 53-7 Homecoming win Friday night in Edgard. Devante Johnson broke free from the Lions’ Wing-T offense and sprinted 68 yards along the sideline in front of the Covenant Christian bench to give the visitors from Houma a 7-0 lead one minute into the game. “I think our guys came out flat and... Keep Reading