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Lachney still much involved in daily process as new Rebels head coach

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/8/17 7:45pm

Things were different, yet much the same, for Riverside Academy’s first day of spring practice Monday afternoon. Chris Lachney is in his first year as the Rebels’ head coach, elevated to the top job following the retirement of Bill Stubbs. Still serving as his own defensive coordinator, Lachney was ever-present presence on the field as he’s always been. “I’m still very much involved on what we are... Keep Reading

Riverside looks to make most of only eight regular-season games

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  • Schedule Preview
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  • 5/3/17 7:23pm

The Riverside Academy Rebels will have to make the most of limited opportunities in 2017. Scheduling confusion has left the defending Division III state champions with only eight regular-season games. An odd number of teams in District 11-2A meant an open date in league play. For Riverside, the open date fell in Week 10, so the Rebels opted not to fill the date a week leading into the start of the playoffs. Riverside also has an... Keep Reading

River Parish coaches: Early signing date win-win for all involved

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  • Feature Story
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  • 4/21/17 9:18pm

A proposal within the National Collegiate Athletic Association to allow Division I football recruits to sign an early National Letter of Intent is a win-win proposition for athletes and schools, most River Parish high school coaches agree. The proposal, which would need approval by the Collegiate Commissioners Association to create the new NLI, would create an earlier signing period. Although no specific date has been established, all indications point to a December signing period. The... Keep Reading

River Parish CAA hosting Nicholls State football fundraiser

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  • Alumni
  • Feature Story
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  • 3/24/17 12:20pm

It has been no coincidence that the pipeline of River Parish football talent to Nicholls State has been flourishing over the past few years. Since being named the Colonels head coach in 2015, Tim Rebowe, a Norco native, Destrehan grad, and former Destrehan head coach has regularly tapped into his talent-rich home base. This spring, eleven River Parish players are on the Nicholls roster. Next week Rebowe is headed home again, but this time he won... Keep Reading

Jenkins and Stubbs share RPF.com Coach of the Year honors

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  • Feature Story
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  • 2/18/17 10:17am

In the first six years of Riverparishfootball.com (2010-2015) only twice, St. Charles in 2011 and Lutcher in 2015, did any of the eight River Parish teams win a state championship. In 2016 that total doubled as both Riverside and Lutcher claimed state titles. No coincidence that both school’s head coaches Bill Stubbs and Dwain Jenkins have been named Riverparishfootball.com Co-Coach of the Year. “Well it’s pretty exciting,” said Stubbs who... Keep Reading