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Effective passing, jarring defense allows SCC to topple Terrebonne

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  • Game Recap
  • 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

Comets take hot streak into Division III Baseball State Semifinals

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  • Game Preview
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  • 5/10/17 3:59am

The baseball resume at St. Charles is loaded with hardware, but something is missing. Eight state runner-up trophies have no state titles to keep them company. Close but no cigar, the Buffalo Bills, perennial bridesmaids. Don't worry, the Comets have heard them all. Just ask head coach Wayne Stein. As a player (1998), assistant coach (2004, '07, '08, '09) and head coach (2016) Stein has been a part of six of the Comets eight state runner-up teams and knows first-hand... Keep Reading

SCC’s Monica conducting practice sure sign of spring’s arrival

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/9/17 10:24am

April showers, May flowers and Frank Monica conducting practice as a high school football coach are sure signs that spring has arrived. Monica and his St. Charles Catholic Comets were back at it Monday afternoon with the start of spring practice. “We were sluggish but we threw a lot at them, so that was to be expected,” Monica assessed. “We need to correct that because we will only get eight or nine... Keep Reading

Early portion of 2017 season provides variety of foes for SCC

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  • Schedule Preview
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  • 5/2/17 10:32am

St. Charles Catholic had to seek out various locales to put together it’s pre-district schedule as the Comets return to Class 3A for the 2017 season. District 10-3A will provide the likes of St. James, Donaldsonville, De La Salle, Lusher and Haynes Academy. Before getting to the league slate, the Comets had to find five non-district opponents. The opening week finds St. Charles playing at Chalmette. “Chalmette will be a really tough... Keep Reading

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading