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Blue Jays face rival Trojans

The game just means more when St. Edmund faces long-time rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte.
The Blue Jays won five in a row between 2010 – 2014, but the Trojans have won the last two contests.
“This game is different than any other game on our schedule because it is St. Ed’s versus Sacred Heart,” Blue Jay head coach James Shiver said.
St. Edmund (4-3, 1-1) is coming off a 57-0 shutout win over North Central.
Sacred Heart (4-3, 1-1) earned a 34-17 win over Westminster Christian Academy.

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Bobcats travel to No. 6 Tioga Thursday

The Bobcats face a tough non-district opponent Thursday as Eunice travels to No. 6-ranked Tioga.
The game was moved up from Friday because of the threat of stormy weather.
‘They have a really good team.” Eunice head coach Paul Trosclair said of the Indians. “They have the best quarterback we have faced all year.
“He reads the defenses well and operates their offense perfectly.”
The undefeated Indians opened the season with victories over Westlake (35-21) and Pineville (33-20) before picking up a forfeit win over Buckeye.

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Bobcats rout Indians, 49-28

The Bobcats needed to bounce back after a last-second loss against Rayne and Eunice High responded with a 49-28 win over Washington-Marion.
With the win, the Bobcats improve to 5-2 overall and 101 in district and will travel for a non-district game at No. 7 Tioga this week.
Washington Marion falls to 1-6 overall (0-1 in district) as the Indians entertain North Vermilion on Friday.
The Bobcats came out hot when Jeoul Hill rushed for a 25-yard touchdown for a 6-0 lead with 9:00 left to go in the first quarter.

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Jays soar past Hurricanes

The St. Edmund Blue Jays celebrated homecoming with a convincing 57-0 win over the North Central Hurricanes.
The Blue Jays exploded for 36 points in the first half and then added 21 more points in the third period.
“It was a big win for us,” James Shiver said. “I was hoping the officials would run the clock in the second half because I don’t like scoring that many points against anyone.”
With the win, St. Edmund improves to 4-3 overall, 1-1 in District 5-1A and travel to rival Sacred Heart of Ville Platte on Friday.

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Blue Jays to celebrate homecoming

It’s homecoming week at St. Edmund as the Blue Jays will entertain North Central in a key District 5-1A contest.
St. Edmund (3-3, 0-1) opened district play last week with a 35-6 loss to No. 7 Opelousas Catholic, but Blue Jay head coach James Shiver feels his team will rebound against the Hurricanes.
“They have some great athletes,” Shiver said. “But playing the spread all year should help us be ready.”
North Central (1-5, 0-1) opened the season with a 20-16 loss to Grand Lake before a forfeit win over Tara.

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