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Rebels looking to make it two in a row with win over visiting Greenies

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  • 10/10/18 3:55pm

Following a brutal schedule against the likes of Southern Lab, Barbe, Rummel and De La Salle, that saw Riverside Academy open the 2018 season 0-4, the Rebels finally picked up their first win of the season last Friday with a 47-14 victory over South Plaquemines in the District 9-2A opener. “After going through the first four weeks of the season and you challenge those kids to beat those type of teams and you don... Keep Reading

Opportunistic play earns Dizer, Riverside Rebels season’s first win

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  • 10/6/18 8:35am

By Tate Roussel Riverside Rebels vs South Plaquemines Hurricanes Behind a defense that forced 5 turnovers off of South Plaquemines, the Rebels came away with their first victory of the season and the first for Riverside Head Coach Kevin Dizer’s career.  “Don’t worry about me,” said Dizer on his first win as a head coach, “It’s all about these kids.”  “They continue to... Keep Reading

Riverside seeks new start with district opener against Hurricanes

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  • 10/3/18 9:11pm

If ever there was a team that needed the start of district play as part of a new start, it’s the 2018 Riverside Academy Rebels. The Rebels (0-4) are coming off a pre-district slate that included the likes of Southern Lab, Barbe, Rummel and De La Salle. In the latest loss – a 45-28 loss to De La Salle – the Rebels allowed Cavalier sophomore Montrell Johnson to rush for more than 300 yards. &ldquo... Keep Reading

Riverside Rebels remain winless after falling 45-28 to De La Salle

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  • 9/29/18 9:04am

Riverside Academy’s inability to stop the run all season long was never more in evidence in the Rebels’ 45-28 loss to De La Salle on Friday night at Pan American Stadium in New Orleans that dropped RA to 0-4 on the season. De La Salle running back Montrell Johnson rushed for more than 300 yards and five touchdowns to pace the Cavaliers. Riverside trailed only 24-21 early in the third quarter when Rebels... Keep Reading

Riverside coach Dizer takes own approach to dealing with open date

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  • 9/26/18 2:59pm

Various Riverside Academy coaches have tried different methods when it comes to dealing with playing a game coming off an open date. This time around, it’s first-year coach Kevin Dizer’s turn. “Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, we had some of the longest practices we’ve had. We probably took the full three hours in practice,” Dizer, an assistant under both Bill Stubbs and Chris Lachney said of last week... Keep Reading