River Parish Football

News Archives in 2012

Comets’ reign atop Class 3A ends in regional loss to Notre Dame

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  • 11/16/12 1:45pm

St. Charles Catholic did what it had to do to open the second half of its Class 3A regional playoff game at home against Notre Dame. Trailing 14-0 at halftime and playing defense to start the third quarter, the Comets knew they could not give up another score. “We felt we could come back from a two-touchdown deficit but not a three-touchdown deficit,” Comets coach Frank Monica said. After allowing two first downs,... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets storm back for 27-26 playoff win over Westlake

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  • 11/9/12 1:40pm

By Sam Spence WESTLAKE - For one half of football, Westlake looked like a team ready to knock off the defending state 3A champs. Then, St. Charles Catholic rallied and showed just how tough a champion can be. Brandon Zimmer’s run with slightly more than five minutes remaining lifted the Comets to a 27-26 win over Westlake on Friday night in a bi-district playoff game. Zimmer’s score came after the Rams (... Keep Reading

Comets seal district title with comeback win over E.D. White

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  • 11/2/12 1:26pm

Largely thanks to its own mistakes, St. Charles Catholic’s hopes for a second straight outright district championship seemed to be in jeopardy in the first half of Friday night’s season finale against E.D. White. After an early interception and a disastrous fumble, the Comets trailed 14-2 heading into halftime. But once the Comets stopped shooting themselves in the foot, everything turned out just fine. St. Charles regrouped and rallied in... Keep Reading

Comets claim share of district title with 41-0 drubbing of St. James

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  • 10/26/12 1:00pm

St. Charles didn’t quite look like the team that had rolled off five straight wins in the first half of its home game Friday against St. James but the Comets left do doubt as to the outcome on their opening drive of the second half. Although looking a bit out of sync, the Comets still managed to build a 27-0 halftime lead off of a short field and St. James miscues but St.... Keep Reading

Big third quarter helps propel Comets to 31-19 win over Brusly

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  • 10/19/12 12:49pm

St. Charles Catholic used a big third quarter to pull away for a key District 7-3A win Friday at Brusly. Leading only 10-7 at halftime, the Comets marched for a touchdown on the opening possession of the third quarter on their way to a 31-19 victory over the Panthers. St. Charles, the defending Class 3A state champion, took control of the District 7-3A race with the win by moving to 3-0 in the... Keep Reading