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News Archives in 2011

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

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  • 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

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

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  • 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

St. Charles Comets not satisfied after big playoff win over Rayne

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  • 11/25/11 10:14am

If you would have walked on to the football field at Rayne High School, following Friday’s Class 3A quarterfinal showdown, the only way you would have known who won the game would be to glance at the scoreboard. It read: St. Charles 52 Rayne 24. But there was no celebrating coming from the Comets’ post-game gathering. Far from it. “We didn’t play well,” said a noticeably miffed St. Charles coach... Keep Reading

Comets take battle of unbeatens with 31-6 win over Patterson

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  • 11/18/11 10:07am

With all the talk of St. Charles having been ranked No. 1 most of the season in Class 3A, yet being a No. 2 seed, and with Patterson having been ranked No. 2 but went into the playoffs as a No. 15 seed, No. 200 snuck up on people. St. Charles’ 31-6 home win over Patterson on Friday night in the regional round of the playoffs marked win No. 200 for Frank Monica as a high school coach. “I... Keep Reading

Comets cruise past Kaplan in opening round of Class 3A playoffs

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  • 11/11/11 10:29pm

By Rishi Desai The loss of star running back Lazedrick Thompson last week did not seem to show at all in St. Charles’ first-round playoff game as the Comets defeated Kaplan 48-6 Friday night. With the win, the 11-0 Comets advance to the Class 3A regionals. St. Charles will host Patterson, a 42-28 winner over Brusly. St. Charles jumped out to a 7-0 lead when senior Jeffrey Hall returned a punt 64 yards for a... Keep Reading