River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2015

35 unanswered points power St. Charles past West St. John

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  • 10/30/15 11:54pm

St. Charles Catholic coach Frank Monica called the game a gut check for his Comets. Fresh off a 35-3 drubbing to rival Riverside Academy and trailing West St. John 15-10, the Comets responded just the way Monica had hoped. Led by 272 yards rushing and three touchdowns from Tahj Smith, St. Charles responded with 35 unanswered points on its way to a 45-15 District 12-2A victory Friday night in Edgard. Ninth-ranked St. Charles totaled 391 yards rushing... Keep Reading

West St. John Rams back on track with 42-28 victory over Warriors

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  • 10/30/15 3:25pm

West St. John finally got back on the winning track with a 42-28 District 12-2 win over Sophie B. Wright in the Rams’ Homecoming game. “It feels great,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said. “It definitely was a move in the right direction. The kids definitely needed the win to kind of build some confidence back in what we are doing.” The win snapped a five-game losing streak for... Keep Reading

SCC stern test for Rams one week after snapping losing streak

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  • 10/28/15 5:54pm

The good news for West St. John was a 42-28 triumph last week over Sophie B. Wright that snapped a five-game losing streak and earned the Rams their first District 12-2A win of the season. “We definitely are not satisfied but I’m a bit pleased. It’s a step in the right direction. It was a much-needed win,” said West St. John coach Brandon Walters, whose team improved to ... Keep Reading

St. Charles-Riverside Academy rivalry features major stakes

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  • 10/22/15 9:00am

You can count Frank Monica among those who are happy to see the return of several River Parish rivalries. For the second week in a row, the River Parishes welcome the renewal of an old, but recently dormant rivalry. Last week it was the resumption of the St. James-Lutcher rivalry. On Friday night, St. Charles Catholic will host old nemesis Riverside Academy. “It’s an exciting time. It’s an old rivalry.... Keep Reading

Rams ‘have a little more to play for’ with Homecoming game

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  • 10/20/15 9:20pm

West St. John gets a break from the murderers’ row that has become District 12-2A – and the Rams sure could use it. After losses to Country Day and Riverside Academy, with a combined one loss, West St. John hosts Sophie B. Wright in the Rams’ Homecoming Game on Friday. It’s a brief respite before concluding the season with St. Charles Catholic and Newman. The losses to Country Day and... Keep Reading