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Rebels moving on after tough overtime loss to Newman Greenies

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  • 10/17/17 8:27pm

Riverside Academy’s dramatic 31-30 overtime loss to Newman last Friday might look a bit different to the beholder depending on where he happened to be in the stadium. “As a fan, there was a lot to appreciate. As a coach, you look back and see things you could have done better. Just like after a win, you have to move on,” Riverside coach Chris Lachney said. The Rebels move on to... Keep Reading

Riverside Academy falls short to Newman losing 31-30 in overtime

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  • 10/14/17 12:25am

Riverside Academy and Newman have had some classic battles in recent years. For the most part, the Rebels have come out on top – until Friday night in New Orleans. Riverside matched Newman’s touchdown to open overtime but the Rebels’ extra-point attempt was wide left, dropping RA to 1-4 on the season. “It was a typical Riverside-Newman game. It shook out the same way all of them have in a very... Keep Reading

Rebels finally back in action against unbeaten Newman

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  • 10/11/17 4:38pm

Riverside Academy faced a gut-check when it took on the Newman Greenies a year ago. The Rebels fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter before ultimately taking a hard-fought 32-24 victory. “I think that was a turning point in our season,” said Chris Lachney, Riverside’s head coach, who was the team’s defensive coordinator a year ago. “Our series with Newman has always told a lot about us as... Keep Reading

Lachney: attempts were made to move South Plaquemines game

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  • 10/10/17 2:41pm

The cancellation of the Riverside Academy at South Plaquemines football game slated for last Friday because of the approach of Hurricane Nate could have been handled in a better fashion, asserted Chris Lachney, the head football coach of the Rebels. “In light of what happened last week, I think the whole process was mismanaged by South Plaquemines,” Lachney said. “I’m not going to speculate as to why and I&rsquo... Keep Reading

Approaching storm causes cancellation of RA game

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  • 10/6/17 3:04pm

Riverside Academy’s District 9-2A opener at South Plaquemines, scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, has been cancelled because of the approach of Tropical Storm Nate. The Rebels (1-3) were headed into the district encounter coming off a 42-21 loss to De La Salle. Riverside went into the De La Salle contest after an open date on September 22. Including an open date during Week 10 of the regular season, the Rebels will have only seven... Keep Reading