River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2018

Walters: Nowhere to hide when it comes to WSJ-St. James rivalry

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  • 8/28/18 5:18pm

There’s no way to get around it. It’s Week 1 of the season and that means the West St. John-St. James rivalry. The Rams and Wildcats renew their series when the teams meet Friday night in Vacherie. “Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said of the big rivalry. “There are some pretty good matchups around the state that first week. Us against St.... Keep Reading

Going for two: can West St. John Rams repeat as state champions?

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  • 8/24/18 3:19pm

By now, everyone knows the West St. John Rams won the Class 1A state championship in 2017. Many observers continue the sing the praises of West St. John program, going so far as to say the 2018 Rams may be even better than the state champs of a year ago. That’s fine and dandy for Brandon Walters, but the Rams’ coach counters that it’s time to move on. “I’m... Keep Reading

West St. John tops Donaldsonville; St. James falls to Assumption

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  • 8/24/18 12:18am

With neither offense able to score in the second half, West St. John’s defense took matters into their own hands in a 26-16 win over Donaldsonville at the West St. John Jamboree on Thursday night in Edgard. In an earlier game from the jamboree, Assumption edged St. James 6-0. In other jamboree action involving River Parish teams, Hahnville lost 10-7 to visiting Jesuit and East St. John fell 13-8 to John Ehret. West... Keep Reading

Jamboree slate has teams one step closer to start of 2018 season

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  • 8/21/18 5:02pm

West St. John and St. James will get a real good look at each other going into Week 1 of the 2018 regular season as both teams are taking part in the West St. John Jamboree on Thursday – although not against each other. St. James will open the jamboree slated to begin at 6 p.m. against Assumption with West St. John taking on Donaldsonville in the second game. In other jamboree action Thursday, East St. John... Keep Reading

River Parish teams find mixed results in scrimmage action

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  • 8/16/18 10:17pm

In the only scrimmage Thursday involving two River Parish teams squaring off against one another, the coach of each team came away with a different perspective on his respective unit. Lutcher scored on its first three possessions against visiting West St. John when the top units squared off while the Rams were unable to move the ball against the Bulldogs’ defense. “I think offensive and defensively, when you want to come out and... Keep Reading