River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2016

Comets coach Monica back at it as St. Charles faces East Ascension

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  • 9/29/16 6:13pm

Frank Monica wasn’t around for the finish but you just knew he would be in the office the next day reviewing game film. St. Charles Catholic was leading Central18-0 when Monica was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital after the veteran coach started experiencing fatigue. The Comets held on for an 18-12 road win and Monica was back evaluating tape in his office the following day. “It was a huge win... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets earn ‘W’ over Central for ailing head coach

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  • 9/24/16 12:48am

By William Weathers CENTRAL, La.  – St. Charles Catholic quarterback Lloyd Nash didn’t discount the effects of watching paramedics work on head coach Frank Monica in the team’s locker room at halftime. The Comets came in Friday night after leading Central 18-0 when defensive coordinator Wayne Stein said Monica started experiencing fatigue. Ty Monica gathered the team and asked them to try and disregard the fact his father – the... Keep Reading

Comets face another road test at unbeaten Central of Baton Rouge

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  • 9/21/16 6:25pm

Contributing to St. Charles Catholic’s first loss of the season last week at Vandebilt Catholic was an inability by the offense to control the football while the Comets’ defense was unable to get off the field in crucial situations. It all added up to a 14-10 loss for the Comets in their first road test of the season. “There were several turning points in the game but I think the bottom... Keep Reading

River Parish players have key role in Nicholls State turnaround

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  • 9/18/16 8:29pm

THIBODAUX – Nicholls needed someone to make a final defensive stop. Through three quarters, the Colonels’ defense held visiting University of Incarnate Word to one first down and 23 yards of total offense. An 11-yard pass from freshman quarterback Chase Fourcade to Christian Booker gave Nicholls what seemed like a commanding 35-14 lead with 11:44 left in the game. Yet, touchdown passes from Trent Brittain to Jamari Gilbert covering 40 and 63 yards in a span of less... Keep Reading

SCC comes up a bit short in 14-10 road loss at Vandebilt Catholic

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  • 9/17/16 2:39am

St. Charles Catholic came up a bit short on its first road test of the year, falling to Vandebilt Catholic 14-10 Friday night in Houma. Comets running back Narquez Jones was a bright spot for St. Charles, rushing for 108 yards on 11 carries while adding 58 receiving yards. Vandebilt Catholic (2-1) was able to strike first on their home field, coming up with the only scored of the first quarter as Michael Lecompte found the end zone... Keep Reading