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Rams top McMain; SJH, ESJ capture out-of-state spring game wins

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  • 5/13/17 2:27pm

It may only be spring but it looks like West St. John already has found the latest in the long line of workhorse running backs. Nico Davis powered his way to 149 yards on 20 carries as the Rams defeated McMain 21-8 in West St. John spring game Saturday in Edgard. “We definitely have a next-man-up philosophy here and he’s been tearing it up this spring. Our guys don’t want to tackle... Keep Reading

Pair of changes greet Rams with start of spring football practice

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  • 4/27/17 9:19pm

A couple of things were different during West St. John’s opening day of spring football practice Thursday afternoon. “I’m excited to be back here with (the Rams players) with the ‘smell of the turf,’” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters. In past years, the start of spring allowed the Rams to “smell the grass.” During spring practice last season, the team’s field... Keep Reading

West St. John’s ‘few good men’ get job done against Mustangs

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  • 5/20/16 10:01pm

NEW ORLEANS - With only one Walters brother remaining, Jamal Walters showed the ability to get the job done on both sides of the ball in West St. John’s spring game against McMain on Friday at Pan American Stadium. Jamal Walters, who played alongside now graduated and older brother Jabari a year ago, hauled in both of West St. John’s touchdowns and intercepted a pass to lead the Rams past McMain. ... Keep Reading

Walters savoring the moment as he guides Rams in spring drills

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  • 5/5/16 9:27pm

When Brandon Walters was named the head coach at West St. John last season, it came only weeks before the start of the 2015 season. As a result, he didn’t get a chance to run a spring practice heading into the season. Walters got his first taste of conducting spring practice as a head coach Thursday afternoon and he savored the moment. “I just glad to smell the grass and be out here... Keep Reading

Rams execute passing game in win over St. Helena Central Hawks

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  • 5/23/15 8:38pm

St. Helena Central drove right down the field on its opening possession of the Hawks’ spring game at West St. John on Saturday afternoon. A 31-yard run by St. Helena Central quarterback Ricky Travis two plays into the game and pass interference call moments later against the Rams gave the Hawks a first down at the West St. John 11-yard line. It took awhile, but the Hawks eventually scored on a 2-yard run by... Keep Reading