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Contrasting styles in full display when SCC hosts St. Thomas More

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  • 11/21/18 1:08pm

Something’s gotta give in Laplace on Friday night. Host St. Charles Catholic, the No. 2 seed in the Division III playoffs, enters its semifinal encounter with St. Thomas More allowing only 9.8 points per game. St. Thomas More, the No. 3 seed, is averaging 59.5 points per game. In three of St. Charles’ eight wins this season, the Comets won by scoring 14 points. In another win, SCC won 13-7 in an overtime game against St. James. ... Keep Reading

Parkview brings misleading 5-6 mark into clash with St. Charles

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  • 11/15/18 5:11pm

Football coaches often refer to the best (blank) team in the state. You can take any school and place any number in the blank. In the case of Parkview Baptist, St. Charles Catholic’s second-round opponent in the Division II playoffs Friday in Laplace, the Eagles would be the “best 5-6 team in the state.” Parkview lost its first five games of the season, falling to the likes of Catholic High of... Keep Reading

District title, possible playoff bye at stake for SCC versus Wildcats

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  • 10/31/18 9:38am

When St. Charles Catholic dropped to 2-3 on the season following a 21-2 Week 5 loss to East Ascension, few observers might have figured on the Comets playing for a District 10-3A title. After St. Charles’ loss to East Ascension, the Comets have won their last four games. With last week’s 14-12 win over De La Salle, SCC goes into Friday’s game at St. James 6-3 overall, 4-0 in district,... Keep Reading

St. Charles Catholic faces imposing challenge against De La Salle

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  • 10/25/18 12:36pm

Going against an imposing offensive line in terms of sheer physical size, St. Charles coach Frank Monica knows his team faces a tough challenge when the Comets take on De La Salle at 7 p.m. Friday at Tulane’s Yulman Stadium in New Orleans. “We can’t let them get inside the chains on first and second downs,” Monica explained. “We’ve got to find a way to force... Keep Reading

St. Charles playing ‘Comet’ football going into game with Haynes

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  • 10/17/18 2:24pm

St. Charles Catholic has gotten back to playing “Comet” football as SCC has surged above .500, including 2-0 in District 10-3A play following last week’s 21-6 road win over Donaldsonville. The St. Charles offense rushed for 268 yards, with Keenan Gauff rushing for 103 yards and Phillip Tran with 102. “We had two kids over 100 yards, which we were pleased to see. I don’t know the last time we did that,... Keep Reading