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Destrehan, West St. John have solid outings in spring game action

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  • 5/16/18 9:42pm

Destrehan showed early in its Spring Game on Wednesday that the Wildcats continue to have quick-strike ability. In a scrimmage that feature Destrehan’s first- and second-team units alternating series against visiting Covington, the Wildcats scored twice in their opening set of 12 plays. Over at West St. John’s three-team scrimmage against Riverdale and KIPP-Booker T. Washington, the Rams scored early as well but it was the WSJ defense that looked rock solid. ... Keep Reading

State title doesn’t change Rams’ approach to spring practice

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  • 5/3/18 6:55pm

Capturing the Class 1A state title has served as sort of a seal of approval of what the West St. John Rams have felt all along. “We always felt we had a target on our back,” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters on the second day of the Rams’ spring practice session on Thursday. “We get the best from everybody. We know we have a target on our backs. Now,... Keep Reading

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