River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2016

Balanced attack would work just fine for SCC again against Tigers

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  • 8/30/16 5:19pm

A scenario similar to last season’s opener would work just fine for the St. Charles Catholic Comets. In St. Charles’ game a year ago at Thibodaux the Comets’ average starting field position was the SCC 48-yard line. St. Charles had as balanced an offensive attack as a team can have – 121 yards rushing and 121 passing. It all added up to a 31-0 victory for the Comets. Even the elements played in... Keep Reading

Comets overcome long opening STA drive on way to 28-3 win

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  • 8/26/16 11:18pm

When St. Thomas Aquinas used up almost half of the opening period on its initial drive in the Falcons’ jamboree at St. Charles Catholic on Friday night, it looked like the Comets would get few opportunities to get their hands on the ball. On the ensuing drive when a pass by SCC quarterback Lloyd Nash was intercepted in the end zone, it appeared the Comets would have few opportunities to put points on the... Keep Reading

Slate of jamborees help to kick off 2016 high school football season

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  • 8/25/16 5:48pm

The aims of jamborees are basically the same for most football coaches. In the case of West St. John and Lutcher, however, the focus may be a bit different from their brethren after not being able to participate in scrimmages last week because of flooding concerns in the area. “We definitely wanted to get a game in to see where we are,” said West St. John coach Bandon Walters, whose team will host... Keep Reading

Youthful Comets seek to uphold winning tradition at St. Charles

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  • 8/24/16 10:20am

There’s young, and then there’s young. St. Charles Catholic is extremely young. The Comets have to replace 20 of 22 starters from a year ago from a team that reached the Division III semifinals. St. Charles is so young, in fact, that the only two returning starters are juniors – quarterback Lloyd Nash and offensive lineman Robert McDonald. Even the seniors on the roster are inexperienced. “We only have 12 seniors and of... Keep Reading

Big plays sink St. Charles Comets in scrimmage versus U-High Cubs

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  • 8/20/16 2:43pm

Just when both defenses seemed to be coming around, big plays doomed St. Charles Catholic in its scrimmage against University High of Baton Rouge on Saturday morning in Laplace. The teams alternated series between the first and second units in the scrimmage. On the initial three-possession series for the first units, both teams moved the ball up and down the field but could not finish off drives. “I thought at times we did move... Keep Reading