River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2013

‘Playing better on road’ rallying cry for Comets versus Lusher

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  • 10/29/13 8:14pm

Frank Monica couldn’t have scripted the start to St. Charles Catholic’s 41-0 District 11-3A last week over McMain much better than the actual outcome. “We had a good kickoff in the end zone and the defense held. A short punt gave the offense a short field to play on and we scored early. It happened like that on three different possessions,” the St. Charles coach said. “We... Keep Reading

St Charles Catholic tramples McMain Mustangs in 41-0 win

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  • 10/26/13 12:41am

By Jason Duhe McMain continually gave St. Charles Catholic the ball on a short field and the Comets constantly took advantage in SCC’s 41-0 District 11-3A home win Friday night. St. Charles managed to get the ball on the plus side of the 50-yard line a total of four times throughout the game – a key to the Comets’ victory – according to SCC coach Frank Monica. “We had a... Keep Reading

St. Charles Catholic’s Monica: McMain like ‘a caged nutria’

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  • 10/21/13 7:13pm

Most people refer to McMain as the Mustangs. Frank Monica is not most people. “They are like a caged nutria right now,” the St. Charles Catholic coach said. “They are in a corner. They feel like we are in their way of getting out of there. With the three remaining games left, I know they will put a lot of emphasis on this ball game. We will have to be ready for... Keep Reading

SCC bounces back from Curtis loss with 30-2 win over De La Salle

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  • 10/19/13 1:38am

By Jason Duhe St. Charles Catholic used a balanced attack to defeat De La Salle 30-2 Friday night to earn its first District 11-3A win as the Comets bounced back from their loss to John Curtis a week earlier. The result left both teams 4-3 overall and 1-1 in district play. St. Charles faced a De La Salle team that consistently loaded the box with defenders yet still managed to run the football for 141... Keep Reading

Comets focus on rest of district schedule in wake of loss to Curtis

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  • 10/16/13 7:18pm

When you play a team like powerhouse John Curtis you can learn a lot about your squad – sometimes, it’s not to your liking. “We learned about the courage or lack of courage that we have in tough situations and who responds and who doesn’t. I think we learned who’s capable of making the play and who’s not; and the back-down element. Maybe it was a... Keep Reading