River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2013

Wallace’s return spoiled in Rebels’ playoff loss to St. Thomas Aquinas

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  • 11/15/13 11:18pm

Sometimes, it’s just one of those types of games. For Riverside Academy, Friday night’s Division III home playoff game against St. Thomas Aquinas qualified as such a game. “You talk about how the ball bounces. We had three or four instances that reflected that,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. One of those instances was a strip of the football after a catch that was returned by the Falcons for... Keep Reading

RA’s running game picks up with loss of Wallace as playoffs begin

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  • 11/13/13 10:26pm

The protective boot on the left foot of Riverside Academy quarterback Deuce Wallace must have seemed the size of an elephant to Bill Stubbs. It seems no matter where the Riverside coach might be the elephant in the room is the status of the team’s sophomore quarterback. “Everybody wants to know what’s Deuce’s situation. He’s out of the boot and throwing the football a little bit,... Keep Reading

All eight River Parish football teams qualify for 2013 playoffs

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  • Championship
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  • 11/10/13 10:50am

All eight River Parish football teams qualified for the playoffs, with the area’s top seed receiving an opening-round bye. By virtue of an 8-2 overall record and tough pre-district schedule, West St. John will have a week off before the Rams begin their pursuit of a Class 1A state champions among non-select schools. The 2013 postseason is the first year teams have been divided into select and non-select brackets. As a result, nine state... Keep Reading

Riverside Rebels earn district title with 35-22 win over Carver Rams

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  • 11/9/13 4:39am

By Conner Melofchik NEW ORLEANS - With one District 8-2A game remaining, Riverside Academy coach Bill Stubbs knew Friday’s matchup with Carver was going to be a tough one. The intensity of the game was echoed even prior to kickoff with the Rebel team’s continuous chant of “War Time.” Trying to avenge a loss to the Rams last year, the Rebels came into the game with one goal... Keep Reading

Riverside finds success using alternative tactics on offense

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  • 11/5/13 9:54pm

Riverside Academy’s inability to generate offense two weeks ago in a surprising 12-6 loss to South Plaquemines was an eye-opening experience for the Rebels. The Rebels were unable to get the ball to their playmakers in the wake of the loss of quarterback Deuce Wallace with a broken foot. Last week, Riverside changed its tactics in how to get the ball to their top playmakers and it paid off in a resounding 62-7... Keep Reading