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Parkview brings misleading 5-6 mark into clash with St. Charles

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  • 11/15/18 5:11pm

Football coaches often refer to the best (blank) team in the state. You can take any school and place any number in the blank. In the case of Parkview Baptist, St. Charles Catholic’s second-round opponent in the Division II playoffs Friday in Laplace, the Eagles would be the “best 5-6 team in the state.” Parkview lost its first five games of the season, falling to the likes of Catholic High of... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • 11/4/18 8:45am

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the third year in a row. Two teams, defending Class 1A state champion West St. John, and St. Charles Catholic in Division II, received opening-round byes in their respective brackets. West St. John, which garnered the No. 5 seed in non-select Class 1A, will take on the winner of No. 12 seed Homer and Elton, the No. 21 seed. St. Charles Catholic,... Keep Reading

Comets capture 10-3A title with 13-7 overtime win over St. James

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  • 11/2/18 10:38pm

St. Charles Catholic has won a lot of hard-fought games over the years by waiting for an opponent to make a mistake and then being able to capitalize. For most of Friday night’s game at St. James, it appeared as though that mistake might ever come. But one play after St. James halted a Comets drive when a pass to tight end Jacob Ganote came up a yard short or fourth-and-8 at the... Keep Reading

District title, possible playoff bye at stake for SCC versus Wildcats

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  • 10/31/18 9:38am

When St. Charles Catholic dropped to 2-3 on the season following a 21-2 Week 5 loss to East Ascension, few observers might have figured on the Comets playing for a District 10-3A title. After St. Charles’ loss to East Ascension, the Comets have won their last four games. With last week’s 14-12 win over De La Salle, SCC goes into Friday’s game at St. James 6-3 overall, 4-0 in district,... Keep Reading

SCC clinches no worse than share of district title with 14-12 win

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  • 10/27/18 1:52am

It was a second-half goal line stand that proved to be a key factor in St. Charles Catholic’s 14-12 victory over De La Salle on Friday night at Tulane’s Yulman Stadium in New Orleans that allowed the Comets to assure themselves no worse than at least a share of the District 10-3A title. With a 14-6 lead late in the third quarter, the Comets (6-3 overall, 4-0 in district) had... Keep Reading