River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2011

Familar pattern continues in Riverside’s 48-0 loss to Curtis

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  • 9/30/11 3:34pm

For Mickey Roussel, Riverside Academy’s 48-0 District 9-2A home loss to John Curtis on Friday night might have seemed more like a movie than a football game. Roussel had to feel he had just witnessed “Groundhog Day” in which events continued to repeat themselves. Whenever Roussel’s team takes on Curtis, the Rebels make crucial mistakes – normally in succession – that allows the Patriots to come away with... Keep Reading

Five interceptions key Riverside’s 41-19 win over South Plaquemines

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  • 9/23/11 3:29pm

Sparked by a defense that created six turnovers, a quarterback who played the best game of his career, and a rushing tandem that both players scored on rushing and receiving touchdowns, Riverside pounded its way to a third-straight victory Friday in Port Sulphur, beating South Plaquemines 41-19. “We got some turnovers early and that was good,” said Riverside coach Mickey Roussel. “We just need to be a little more consistent between offensive... Keep Reading

Special teams proves crucial in Riverside’s victory over Brusly

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  • 9/16/11 3:19pm

Special teams proved to be the difference a week later in the Rebels’ 30-27 home win over Brusly. With the game tied 27-27 in the fourth quarter, Riverside’s Lucas Martin blocked and recovered a Brusly punt at the Panthers’ 12-yard line. That set up C.J. Edler’s 31-yard field goal to give the Rebels their second-straight win after a season-opening loss to Loranger. The teams traded a pair of... Keep Reading

Riverside tops Salmen in overtime for 15-9 win in home opener

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  • 9/9/11 3:14pm

After Riverside held visiting 4A Salmen to no points on the first drive of overtime, Rebels head coach Mickey Roussel was ready to kick a field goal on first down of Riverside’s ensuing drive. But after a conversation with offensive coordinator Damien Melancon, Roussel changed his mind, and he’s glad he did. On Riverside’s second offensive play of overtime, Jonquial Sanders took a handoff and ran four yards off... Keep Reading

Lone big play sinks Riverside in season-opening loss to Loranger

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  • 9/2/11 3:08pm

In a game in which offense was hard to come by because of field conditions, one big pass play proved to be the difference in Riverside Academy’s season-opening 7-2 loss at Loranger. Scoreless through three quarters, Loranger came up with the game’s one big play on a 76-yard touchdown pass from quarterback B.J. Rainey to Jonathan King with 8:52 left in the fourth quarter. Loranger’s big pass play accounted... Keep Reading