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Nicholls to play visiting Toreros in opening round of FCS playoffs

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  • 11/19/18 7:52am

THIBODAUX – A new Thanksgiving week tradition is developing at Nicholls. For the first time in school history, the Colonels have made the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs for consecutive year when it was announced Nicholls would host the University of San Diego at 3 p.m. Saturday at Guidry Stadium – two days after Thanksgiving Day. “The last couple of years, we’ve played a lot of guys when they were young, when they... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish teams once again qualify for state playoffs

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  • 11/4/18 8:45am

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the third year in a row. Two teams, defending Class 1A state champion West St. John, and St. Charles Catholic in Division II, received opening-round byes in their respective brackets. West St. John, which garnered the No. 5 seed in non-select Class 1A, will take on the winner of No. 12 seed Homer and Elton, the No. 21 seed. St. Charles Catholic,... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeking correspondents for upcoming football season

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  • 8/15/18 9:46am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2018 season. RPF.com is seeking correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to stay close to... Keep Reading

SCC’s Monica not mincing words during early days of fall practice

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  • 8/9/18 11:53am

 St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica was not in a mood to mince words coming off the practice field Wednesday morning. “We are absolutely pitiful right now,” the longtime coach declared. “We are a bad football team right now. We have no zip, we have no hustle, we don’t know our formations, we don’t know our plays. We are lazy. There is not a superlative I can... Keep Reading

Monica, Jenkins feel the allure of the Manning Passing Academy

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  • 6/26/18 6:58pm

THIBODAUX - Each year, more than 1,000 young football players take part in the Manning Passing Academy held on the Nicholls campus. For the most part, the players are all new faces from year to year. What has perhaps gone unnoticed by many observers is that many of the coaches take part in the camp year after year. Few have been around more than Frank Monica. The St. Charles Catholic football coach has been almost a... Keep Reading