River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2017

Injury-depleted St. Charles Comets fall to EA for first loss of season

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  • 9/30/17 5:00am

Jimel London rushed for two touchdowns and Jason Wakefield passed for 216 yards as East Ascension handed visiting St. Charles Catholic its first loss of the season with a 21-2 win Friday night in Gonzales. “It was a case of us not being able to handle their linemen on the offensive side of the ball or the defensive side of the ball. We were poorly prepared for the game. I think our kids played hard... Keep Reading

Marbley, Jackson making mark in senior season for Green Wave

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  • 9/28/17 4:19pm

NEW ORLEANS - It was gut-check time for the Tulane football team late in the Green Wave’s game last Saturday afternoon versus Army at Yulman Stadium. The Black Knights had just scored to take a 17-14 lead and Tulane had the ball at its own 25-yard line with 5:32 left in the game. With the way Army controlled the clock in the second half with its relentless triple-option attack, the Green Wave knew it... Keep Reading

Injury-filled Comets put unbeaten record on the line Friday at EA

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  • 9/25/17 6:43pm

When St. Charles Catholic defeated East Ascension 22-0 a year ago, it came a week after Frank Monica was taking from the field with a medical ailment while playing Central of Baton Rouge. The medical condition was legitimate but it had the sound of an old Knute Rockne motivational ploy to win one for the coach. What might Monica use for motivation against this year’s Spartans squad when the teams meet Friday night... Keep Reading

Comets hog ball in second half in 24-6 triumph over Country Day

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  • 9/23/17 2:21am

St. Charles Catholic pulled away from visiting Country Day by hogging the football in the second half on the way to a 24-6 triumph Friday night as the Comets remained unbeaten. The Comets (4-0) held a slight 10-6 halftime edge but St. Charles held onto the ball for 19:47 of the second half. Clinging to a four-point halftime lead, the Comets mounted an 11-play, 75-yard drive that used up 5:53 to open the third quarter. A bootleg... Keep Reading

Monica looking for more of Comets’ ‘A’ game against Cajuns

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  • 9/19/17 6:32pm

Sometimes after a bad performance, coaches would rather not look at the game film. It doesn’t happen quite as often when a team has a “bad” performance in a 20-0 win. If there is any coach that fits the category, it would be St. Charles Catholic’s Frank Monica. “I wish I hadn’t looked at the film,” said Monica, despite the fact his team is coming... Keep Reading