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Comets off to quick start with opening-day morning practice

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  • 8/7/17 12:28pm

A sure sign prep football is just around the corner is a quip from Frank Monica summing up his team’s opening day of practice. “They didn’t have to worry about us having concussions because nobody hit hard enough to have one,” the veteran St. Charles Catholic coach said. Monica and his Comets were on the field bright and early Monday morning, getting a jump of few hours over other... Keep Reading

Monica sets Metro 7x7 League apart from others

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  • 7/6/17 11:25am

When you look around the St. Charles athletic fields, not much looks different about the Metro 7x7 League than any of the other summer 7x7 leagues taking place around the state. It's when you glance at the time and realize all of these games are all taking place before noon that it becomes clear that this league is different than others. And that's just the beginning. "It's the only one of its... Keep Reading

Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

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  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

River Parish teams excel at state Airo 7x7 Tournament

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  • 6/18/17 11:28am

River Parish teams again left their mark at the annual state Airo 7x7 Tournament Thursday at St. Amant High School. East St. led the way, finishing second overall. The Wildcats went 4-0 in pool play, then advanced all the way to the championship game where they fell just short, falling to St. Aug 23-14. St. James went 3-1 in pool play and advanced to the semifinals before they too were knocked off by eventual state... Keep Reading

Effective passing, jarring defense allows SCC to topple Terrebonne

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/18/17 10:36pm

The goals for Thursday’s spring game against visiting Terrebonne seemed to work pretty well for Frank Monica and his St. Charles Comets. “I went into the scrimmage thinking I really wanted to work on our passing game,” Monica said. “If you can’t protect it, though, it doesn’t matter if the routes are open or not. I think we protected pretty good, for the most part.” ... Keep Reading