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Kentwood final challenge in WSJ’s quest for state championship

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  • 12/5/17 5:47pm

The West St. John Rams really seem to like a challenge. In order to reach Thursday’s Class 1A state championship game, West St. John had to get past a Logansport team that was the defending state champion and riding a 27-game winning streak. “We get a quality opponent like Logansport, who are on a high with a 27-game winning streak that was all those kids (Rams players) needed to hear: ‘you... Keep Reading

Road to Superdome goes through Edgard as Rams host Logansport

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  • 11/29/17 7:14pm

It turns out the road to the Superdome really does pass through Edgard. By earning the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, West St. John was at home for the quarterfinals and is now a win away from reaching the state championship game when the Rams host Logansport on Friday night. “We can say that and mean it now. We’ve talked about it for awhile and it’s exciting to... Keep Reading

West St. John seeks to get over quarterfinal playoff hump

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  • 11/22/17 2:58pm

West St. John and Jonesboro-Hodge are no strangers when it comes to meeting in the Class 1A playoffs. Over the years, it always seemed that West St. John was the one that had to make the long road trip but for Friday night’s quarterfinal matchup in Edgard, it will be the Tigers who will be looking to their roadmap app in making the journey to south Louisiana. “It’s fortunate we... Keep Reading

Top-seeded WSJ Rams face East Iberville after open-round bye

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  • 11/15/17 5:12pm

As the No. 1 seed in the Class 1A playoffs, the West St. John Rams earned the opportunity to able to sit back last week and wait to see who they might face in Friday night’s second-round matchup in Edgard but instead took a more proactive approach. “We took two of the days off to kind or rest and heal up a little bit. We had a good week of practice even though... Keep Reading

Rams taking nothing for granted in closing season at St. Martin’s

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  • 11/1/17 7:40pm

West St. John may hold the No. 1 spot in the unofficial power ratings in Class 1A but the Rams are taking nothing for granted going into Friday’s regular-season finale at St. Martin’s Episcopal in Metairie. “We just have to do our part and continue to win and hopefully we will get the No. 1 seed as we would like,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said. The Rams go into... Keep Reading