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No team more road tested than semifinal-bound West. St. John

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  • 11/28/18 5:19pm

Brandon Walters can give you the short and long versions of West St. John’s dramatic, last-second 24-23 triumph at Logansport last week in the Class 1A quarterfinals. “It was one for the ages,” said Walters. That’s the short version. The longer version involves the Rams rallying from a 17-point deficit early in the fourth quarter with a clutch final drive led by quarterback D’Andre Gaudia and running... Keep Reading

Playing on the road nothing new for defending champion Rams

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  • 11/21/18 6:52am

People in Logansport may want to beware of West St. John the moment the Rams step off the bus for Friday night’s Class 1A quarterfinal game. “We will play in a hostile environment. We like to say we are down by 14 when we get off the bus. We have to get out swinging and don’t ask any names and start fighting as soon as we get off. That’s... Keep Reading

Well-rest defending champs host Homer Pelicans on Friday night

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  • 11/15/18 2:19pm

Can a football team sometimes get too much of a good thing? Defending champion West St. John earned an opening-round bye in the first round of the Class 1A playoffs. It’s generally a welcome outcome for a team heading into the postseason, but with WSJ having had an open date during Week 9, the Rams have only played once in the last three weeks. “It’s new territory,” West St. John... Keep Reading

WSJ plays true ‘Homecoming’ when Rams host St. Martin’s

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  • 10/31/18 8:24pm

If there is any team in 2018 that has a true sense of Homecoming, it has to be the West St. John Rams. After beating Bonnabel 40-20 at home in Week 3, the Rams have been away from Edgard ever since. West St. John, ranked No. 8 in the Class 1A poll, played five consecutive road games before having an open date last week. The Rams will host St. Martin’s Episcopal for Homecoming in only WSJ... Keep Reading

West St. John ramming through competition on Class 1A level

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  • 10/17/18 8:27pm

Since West St. John’s return to Class 1A, the Rams have yet to lose a game in District 8-1A. After sweeping all four district games a year ago, the Rams have added two more league victories, including last week’s 44-18 win over Covenant Christian. In those six district games, the Rams have outscored their opponents 303-25. West St. John’s win over Covenant Christian represented the tightest game the... Keep Reading