River Parish Football

News Archives in 2014

St. Charles falls short to Parkview 29-20 in Division II semifinals

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  • 11/28/14 9:06am

By Michael Hotard BATON ROUGE - The book closed on third-seed St. Charles Catholic as a slow start against seventh-seed Parkview Baptist was enough to keep the Comets out of the Superdome to compete for a state title. St. Charles fell Friday night at Parkview with a final score of 29-20. Comets coach Frank Monica was very blunt after his team's defeat in the semifinal matchup. “I thought we stunk. I thought we... Keep Reading

Semifinal challenges for St. Charles similar to championship season

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  • 11/27/14 8:09am

St. Charles Catholic faces challenges going into its semifinal game against Parkview Baptist similar to when the Comets last made a deep playoff run. When the Comets (9-2) won the state title in 2011, St. Charles Catholic went into its semifinal matchup against Parkview Baptist with a pair of banged-up running backs in Lazedrick Thompson and Marcus Hall. “The last time we did this, when we went to the Superdome, in the semifinal ballgame we... Keep Reading

St. Charles beats De La Salle again to advance to Division II semis

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  • 11/21/14 4:54pm

By Connor Melofcik When you play someone four times in two years, tensions can start to build. Throw in the fact that it’s the playoffs and that could explain the chippy, physical, slugfest played between the St. Charles Comets and the De La Salle Cavaliers on Friday night in Laplace. Regardless, the Comets seem to have the Cavaliers all figured out now, cruising this time to a decisive 24-0 shutout victory in the... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets face De La Salle for fourth time in last two years

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  • 11/19/14 9:26pm

For the St. Charles Catholic football team, it’s deja vu all over again – and then some. Yogi Berra, the master of the malapropisms, would perfectly understand the plight of the Comets. Forget about trying to beat a team twice in a season, how about four times in two years? “It will be the fourth time we have played them in two years because of this crazy system we have. It&rsquo... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams in hunt for state football championship

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  • 11/9/14 12:21pm

All eight River Parish teams qualified for the state football playoffs, with two teams receiving first-round byes. St. Charles, as a No. 3 seed, received an opening-round bye in Division II. The Comets will play the winner of the De La Salle-Vandebilt Catholic game in the second round. A District 11-3A rival, St. Charles defeated De La Salle 28-21 in Week 7. “I think it’s really good. It’s kind of a... Keep Reading