River Parish Football

News Archives in December 2011

Comets claim first state title with dramatic 9-8 triumph over Amite

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 12/10/11 10:22am

NEW ORLEANS – Since the start of the season, many said St. Charles Catholic was a championship-caliber team. The one guy who would never say so was Comets coach Frank Monica. Was Monica finally ready to admit what everyone else seemed to know after a 9-8 win over Amite on Saturday afternoon in the Class 3A state championship in the Superdome Classic? “They anointed us at the beginning of the year and we had... Keep Reading

Rams show future is bright despite 23-7 loss to Ouachita Christian

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 12/9/11 11:48am

NEW ORLEANS – West St. John may have failed to come away with a state championship Friday afternoon in the Class 1A title game of the Superdome Classic, but the young Rams served notice they will be a teamed to be reckoned with for the foreseeable future. “I think it means we are on the right track. We are doing some good at West St. John and our kids who exemplify our attitude and... Keep Reading

Lutcher denied trip to Superdome with 20-7 semifinal loss to Karr

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  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • Lutcher
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 2:16pm

Lutcher’s normally prolific offense was shut down by Karr’s defense, ending the Bulldogs’ quest for a possible seventh state title in a 20-7 loss in the Class 4A semifinals Friday night at Behrman Stadium in Algiers. The loss snapped a 12-game winning streak for Lutcher, which ended its season 12-2. Karr, 11-3, advances to the state championship game next Friday against Neville in the Superdome. The Tigers defeated Breaux Bridge 1... Keep Reading

Late touchdown runs by Favorite help to send WSJ Rams to finals

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • West St. John
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 11:33am

ABBEVILLE, La. – Even West St. John coach Robert Valdez thought his team may have scored a bit too early in the closing moments of the fourth quarter in the Class 1A semifinals against Vermilion Catholic. In a game in which the teams traded touchdown for touchdown, the Rams pulled ahead 48-41 on a 40-yard run by Kylum Favorite with 3:12 left in the game. “I thought we might have scored a little too fast... Keep Reading

Juneau’s kick sends St. Charles to Class 3A championship game

  • Tags:
  • Game Recap
  • Team:
  • St. Charles
  • Posted:
  • 12/2/11 10:18am

Since the very first day of practice in fall camp, the realistic goal at St. Charles was clear; the Comets believed they belonged in the ‘Dome.  After Patrick Juneau’s 21-yard field goal with four seconds remaining, mission accomplished for the Comets who rallied from a 14-0 deficit to edge the defending Class 3A champs, Parkview Baptist 24-21. “Our kids were resilient, we knew we in for a dogfight,” said... Keep Reading