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Nicholls wants playoff experience to be more than ‘one-time thing’

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  • 11/26/17 9:31pm

THIBODAUX - A 38-31 home loss to South Dakota in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday may have brought Nicholls’ season to an end but it was a season of first for the Colonels in many ways. “You never prepare for it to end. You don’t want to think you will go in the locker room and look those 16 seniors in the eye for the last time.... Keep Reading

Comets season ends with 34-14 loss at U-High

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  • 11/25/17 12:16am

When St. Charles took advantage of an early third quarter special teams mistake by U-High and turned it into points on a Lloyd Nash 1-yard touchdown plunge there was hope that the Comets could do it again. "It" was to pull off an upset against a bigger, faster, higher-ranked team like they had done last season at Notre Dame in the Division III Semifinals, or earlier this season against 5A Destrehan. But not on this... Keep Reading

River Parish players help turn Nicholls into playoff-caliber squad

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  • 11/23/17 12:37pm

THIBODAUX - A philosophy Tim Rebowe brought to Nicholls three years ago was put to the test last Sunday as the Colonels waited to see if they would be in the 24-team field in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. “We always had the mentality that the glass was half full and that’s how we were going to operate,” Rebowe said. Being nationally ranked and sporting an 8-2 record entering the regular-season... Keep Reading

Stakes much higher when SCC Comets take on University High

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  • 11/22/17 2:27pm

While St. Charles Catholic is certainly familiar with Division II semifinal opponent University High, the stakes are much higher when the teams meet Friday in Baton Rouge. “We are familiar with them but in a scrimmage, it is kind of controlled. It’s a little bit different. This is for real,” St. Charles coach Frank Monica said. U-High defeated St. Charles in a preseason scrimmage and hasn’t lost since. It... Keep Reading

Familiar formula of strong running game, defense works again for SCC

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  • 11/18/17 2:36am

Three different backs combined for five rushing touchdowns as St. Charles Catholic defeated the visiting St. Louis Saints 42-10 in the Division II quarterfinals Friday night in Laplace. The win advances St. Charles, the No. 3 seed, to the semifinals next week at University High. U-High, the No. 2 seed, eliminated No. 7 seed Teurlings Catholic 35-9. The St. Charles offense managed to rush for 280 yards and took advantage of excellent field position provided by the Comets’... Keep Reading