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Rebels unable to stop South Lab running back duo in 36-13 loss

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  • 9/1/18 2:48am

The Southern Lab running back duo of Charvis Thornton and Tyrion Davis combined for more than 350 yards on the ground as the Kittens defeated Riverside Academy 36-13 on Friday night in Baton Rouge in the season opener for both teams. “Those are two special players and they are running behind an offensive line you are not going to see every day in high school. Hats off to their coach to realize they had a... Keep Reading

Dizer, Rebels seek ‘back to normal’ type season to start off 2018

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  • 8/29/18 11:34am

Riverside Academy’s Kevin Dizer said he likes his team’s status going into his first game as head coach when the Rebels travel to Baton Rouge to face Southern Lab on Friday night. “The heath deal is a big thing for us seeing how our numbers are low but we’re healthy and we’re coming off a good scrimmage and good jamboree. I’m really pleased with... Keep Reading

Emery shows his SEC potential in Destrehan’s win over Lutcher

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  • 8/25/18 1:09am

It may have been a game that didn’t count but fans at the Ed Reed/Jarvis Landry Jamboree on Friday night in Lutcher quickly realized why Destrehan’s John Emery will be running in the SEC next season. Emery, a Georgia Bulldogs commitment, broke runs of 11, 11, 12, 11 and 4 yards before concluding the drive on a 19-yard touchdown run to cap an 86-yard, 12-play drive that gave Destrehan a 7-0 lead. Emery accounted for 68... Keep Reading

First-year coach Dizer, Riverside Rebels face challenges in 2018

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  • 8/24/18 2:25pm

Things have certainly changed at Riverside Academy. “I’ve said several times if you had asked me this time last year, ‘are you going to be a head coach anywhere?’ The answer would have been ‘absolutely not.’ It’s not something I was expecting or looking forward to, but you never know when God’s going to call your number. That’s where we’re... Keep Reading

Lutcher-Destrehan jamboree has bit of regular-season feeling

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  • 8/23/18 2:33pm

Although it may only be a jamboree and it doesn’t count, when Destrehan takes on Lutcher, it sort of has the feel of a regular-season contest. “It turns out that way. They’ve had our number the last three years. It’s two pretty good schools with good programs and great athletes and it allows for a pretty good jamboree. The fans have certainly got their money’s worth... Keep Reading