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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

Nash named Nick Forsythe Courage Award winner

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  • 4/15/18 8:52pm

When St. Charles senior quarterback Lloyd Nash suffered a broken clavicle in the season opener at Chalmette, it appeared that his season and maybe that of the Comets was ruined. Far from it. After nearly two months of vigorous rehabilitation where he also demonstrated that his leadership qualities translated off the field as well, Nash returned to the Comets lineup in time to lead St. Charles to a pair of playoff victories and a win... Keep Reading

National Signing Day for RPF

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  • 2/7/18 10:55am

National Signing Day is off an running. Check back to Riverparishfootball.com and our social media platforms for updates throughout the day. Details on signings to follow. Morning signings included:   St. Charles   Lloyd Nash                Nicholls Robert McDonald      Louisiana College   Destrehan   Macon Clark         ... Keep Reading

Nicholls wants playoff experience to be more than ‘one-time thing’

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  • 11/26/17 9:31pm

THIBODAUX - A 38-31 home loss to South Dakota in the opening round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday may have brought Nicholls’ season to an end but it was a season of first for the Colonels in many ways. “You never prepare for it to end. You don’t want to think you will go in the locker room and look those 16 seniors in the eye for the last time.... Keep Reading