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Riverside point guard Jared Butler signs with Alabama

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  • 11/13/17 5:11pm

With a desire to get the recruiting process over and to focus on his final season at Riverside, senior point guard Jared Butler took advantage of the Early Signing Period and signed his National Letter of Intent Monday to play for Alabama. "It's a great day for me, it's a blessing," said Butler. "It's one of those days I've been waiting for since I was a little kid. It was a... Keep Reading

Riverside opens playoffs with 42-21 win over Northlake Christian

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  • 11/11/17 12:30am

Whenever Riverside Academy needed it most, Garland Robertson Jr. came up with something special. After Northlake Christian scored a touchdown to pull to make it a six-point game at 27-21 less than two minutes into the fourth quarter, Robertson raced 79 yards with the ensuing kickoff to extend the Rebels’ lead to 35-21. Earlier in the game, he returned a punt 63 yards to set up a touchdown that allowed Riverside to tie the game 7-7... Keep Reading

River Parish players major factor in quick turnaround for Nicholls

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  • 11/9/17 1:12pm

THIBODAUX - A lot was on the line in Nicholls’ game last Saturday against Houston Baptist at Guidry Stadium. A 38-31 triumph the previous week at Incarnate Word gave the Colonels six wins and guaranteed Nicholls its first winning season since a 6-5 finish in 2007. A victory over Houston Baptist would allow NSU to finish unbeaten at home for only the third time in school history while solidifying its ranking in the Top 25 while... Keep Reading

Rebels will find out if they stayed sharp during Week 10 open date

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  • 11/8/17 3:24pm

While most teams were battling in Week 10 for possible district championships and playoff seedings, Riverside Academy was facing an open week – the Rebels’ third such off week of the season. “Hopefully, we have it figured out now,” Riverside coach Chris Lachney laughed. “It’s been an interesting year. Our kids have bounced off of every twist and turn throughout the year that has come up and we had a... Keep Reading

All River Parish teams make playoffs for second-straight year

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  • 11/5/17 12:31pm

All eight River Parish teams have qualified for the Louisiana High School Athletic Association playoffs for the second year in a row. Two teams – West St. John and St. Charles Catholic – have garnered opening-round byes. West St. John, the No. 1 seed and champions of District 8-1A, has an opening-round bye since South Cameron decided not to participate in the playoffs, leaving the 32-team bracket one team shy of being filled. The Rams... Keep Reading