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Storm doesn’t rain on Mannings’ parade at annual MPA event

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/24/17 1:17pm

THIBODAUX - Maybe it had something to do with Lucky 13 but the football gods didn’t rain on Archie Manning and the Manning Passing Academy. Days of rain related to an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy had the Manning Passing Academy in doubt earlier in the week. When camp time arrived Thursday, conditions for the 13th edition of the MPA to be held on the Nicholls campus were surprisingly dry. “Monday night, you don... Keep Reading

Riverside a fixture at Offensive/Defensive Lineman Camp

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/20/17 5:53pm

When you go to the Offensive/Lineman Camp in Thibodaux, you're never quite sure who you might bump into. Maybe it's LSU defensive line coach Pete Jenkins, 8-time Pro Bowl center Kevin Mawae, or this year new Saints defensive line coach Ryan Nielsen. But the one thing that always seems to be consistent is a strong presence of Riverside players and coaches. Rebels offensive line coach Joe Trosclair now in his third year... Keep Reading

Lineman camp offers something special for newcomers, returnees

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/20/17 6:56am

THIBODAUX - There’s just something special about the Offensive-Defensive Line Camp for a newcomer. “I love it,” said Cody Pellissier, who will be a sophomore offensive lineman at Riverside Academy in the fall. “It teaches you fundamentals and steps. I used to be terrible with my steps but now I will be so much better when we get in games and practices.” “It really helps me better my... Keep Reading

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