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Effective passing, jarring defense allows SCC to topple Terrebonne

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/18/17 10:36pm

The goals for Thursday’s spring game against visiting Terrebonne seemed to work pretty well for Frank Monica and his St. Charles Comets. “I went into the scrimmage thinking I really wanted to work on our passing game,” Monica said. “If you can’t protect it, though, it doesn’t matter if the routes are open or not. I think we protected pretty good, for the most part.” ... Keep Reading

SCC’s Monica conducting practice sure sign of spring’s arrival

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/9/17 10:24am

April showers, May flowers and Frank Monica conducting practice as a high school football coach are sure signs that spring has arrived. Monica and his St. Charles Catholic Comets were back at it Monday afternoon with the start of spring practice. “We were sluggish but we threw a lot at them, so that was to be expected,” Monica assessed. “We need to correct that because we will only get eight or nine... Keep Reading

Youthful SCC Comets working through early spring growing pains

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  • Championship
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/10/16 8:30am

There are newcomers – and then there are newcomers. Having lost ten of 11 starters on defense and nine of 11 on offense off of a team that reached the Division III semifinals a year ago, the St. Charles Catholic Comets are faced with a major rebuilding job in 2016. “I not only lost numbers but I lost experience and I lost depth. That’s a huge thing to replace, especially the depth part of it,... Keep Reading

St. Charles, Terrebonne each show some positive, negative traits

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/20/15 9:33pm

St. Charles Catholic and Terrebonne each showed positive and negative traits in Wednesday’s spring game in Laplace. For St. Charles, the positives came by getting off to a quick start and being opportunistic. The Comets’ first unit scored on two of their first three drives. The first came on an 8-yard pass from quarterback Patrick Ratliff to Dane Authement five plays after Terrebonne fumbled the ball away at its own 25 to open... Keep Reading

Business as usual for Comets despite limited number of players

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/9/15 1:03pm

St. Charles Catholic’s success in baseball, coupled with several injuries, had the Comets a bit shorthanded the first week of football spring practice. Yet, don’t expect the current lack of numbers to cause Frank Monica to let up on his team. “We have some guys that are injured and they won’t be going through spring but we will practice, even if it’s two people. We are... Keep Reading