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St. Charles coach Monica: October has to be month of the Comets

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  • 10/10/18 12:52pm

“October has to be the month of the Comets.” So declared St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica. After getting off to a 2-3 start, the Comets began the month of October with a 42-0 win over Lusher last week behind a 352-yard rushing effort to open District 10-3A play. “We went into the game about trying to be more downhill oriented. We felt like we accelerated our offense too fast. We... Keep Reading

District opener chance for SCC to reboot from rare 2-3 start

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  • 10/3/18 9:33pm

St. Charles Catholic is not accustomed to being under .500 through the first five weeks of the season. “Right now, we don’t have much room for error. We need to get better at playing Comet football and it’s been almost 20 years since we’ve been 2-3,” St. Charles coach Frank Monica said. St. Charles fell to 2-3 with a 21-2 loss to East Ascension in a game in which... Keep Reading

Unbeaten East Ascension provides big challenge for SCC Comets

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  • 9/26/18 6:08pm

In St. Charles Catholic’s 11-10 loss last week at Country Day, the Comets had their chances. A Comets fumble in the red zone right before the end of the first half could have stretched SCC’s scant 7-0 lead to a two-touchdown advantage. Leading 10-0 in the fourth quarter, St. Charles allowed two big pass plays to allow the Cajuns to rally. Three-consecutive penalties against SCC on Country Day’s two-point... Keep Reading

St. Charles Comets need to play keep-away from Ibieta, Cajuns

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  • 9/19/18 8:17pm

Although St. Charles Catholic’s offense continues to struggle, the Comets moved to 2-1 on the season with last week’s 21-6 win over Wilkinson County. The Comets led only 7-6 through three quarters but managed to pull out the win by holding Wilkinson County to 57 yards on offense. St. Charles also was without quarterback Justin Dumas, who was out while under concussion protocol. Sutton Bourgeois, who saw action a year ago at... Keep Reading

St. Charles Catholic coach Monica: ‘We need to right the ship’

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  • 9/11/18 4:34pm

In St. Charles Catholic’s 31-3 loss to Destrehan last Friday, two of the three phases of the game let the Comets down. “The defense played as hard as it possibly could play. The offense couldn’t take any pressure off of them,” St. Charles coach Frank Monica said. There also was another area of concern for Monica. “I was really disappointed in our special teams. That’s something... Keep Reading