River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2013

Opportunistic RA takes advantage of early miscues to romp past SJH

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  • 9/27/13 11:23pm

The very first play from scrimmage demonstrated the type of game it would be for both Riverside Academy and St. James. Curtlan Johnson fumbled on the first snap of the game, with Xavier Ray recovering for the Rebels at the Wildcats’ 21-yard line. Seven plays later, Riverside faced third-and-goal from the St. James 1-yard. The Rebels put in their jumbo package with one defensive lineman, Richie George, lined up in the backfield, while another... Keep Reading

George named RPF.com Player of the Week 3

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  • 9/27/13 11:51am

Proving once again that statistics don’t always tell the complete story, Riverside defensive tackle Richie George has been named the winner of the Riverparishfootball.com Player of the Week. “I was pretty excited,” said George when finding out about the honor. “To be the first Riverside defensive player to win the (Riverparishfootball.com Player of the Week), it was astounding.” George registered four tackles, two tackles-for-loss, and one game-clinching ... Keep Reading

Rebels learn valuable lessons going into start of district play

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  • 9/23/13 9:31pm

Bill Stubbs and his Riverside Rebels learned a few things in RA’s 35-32 win last week over West St. John. That tends to happen when you face and opponent that will attempt two on-side kicks to open the game and two fake punts. “Hopefully, I learned some very good lessons from West St. John and going into this ball game, I will be a little more guarded,” Stubbs said. “They ... Keep Reading

Riverside-West St. John shootout comes down to game of inches

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  • 9/21/13 3:21am

In a game worthy of numerous superlatives, a play involving a matter of inches provided the biggest statement of the contest. Riverside Academy was clinging to a 35-32 lead at home Friday night over West St. John and facing fourth-and-inches from its own 18 with less than three minutes left in the game. The Rebels inserted Richie George into the game. Weighing in excess of 300 pounds, George had been a run stuffer and harasser of West... Keep Reading

Facing WSJ Rams causes inward searching for Riverside Academy

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  • 9/17/13 6:27pm

It seems you have to do a lot of inward searching when you play West St. John. At least that’s the way it seems to the coaching staff of Riverside Academy, which hosts the Rams at 7 p.m. Friday. “We have to approach this game like any other game,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. “We have to take care of the things we can take care of. If we can... Keep Reading