River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2014

Riverside Academy rallies late for 17-13 victory over St. Charles

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  • 8/30/14 1:31am

Riverside running back Hardell Mack rushed for a 9-yard touchdown with 12 seconds left in the game to give the Rebels a comeback 17-13 win over rival St. Charles in jamboree play in Reserve. “It’s interesting because the kids didn’t fold,” said Riverside coach Bill Stubbs. “There were things that were taught out here tonight that are going to take us a long way. We just kept fighting, kept... Keep Reading

Quality opponents make area jamborees no ordinary games

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  • 8/27/14 1:22pm

When you play a team the caliber of Destrehan, you’re not playing an ordinary jamboree. At least that’s the way the Lutcher Bulldogs view things. “They are most probably the best team on our schedule. It’s either them or Dutchtown. That has our attention,” Lutcher coach Tim Detillier said. Lutcher takes on Destrehan in the second game of the Ed Reed River Parishes Jamboree on Friday in... Keep Reading

New stadium lights among facility improvements for Riverside

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/26/14 1:09pm

Much of the buzz in the River Parishes has been about the new stadium being constructed at St. James High, but Riverside Academy has quietly gone about making improvements to its athletic facilities. One of the most noticeable changes is new stadium lights for the football stadium. “The school made a capital campaign commitment to improve the facilities and one of those things was the lights. Not only are the lights brighter, but aesthetically... Keep Reading

Expectations high at Riverside despite departure of Wallace

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/24/14 10:05am

Riverside Academy is known as the Rebels but until RA plays a game that really counts, it will continue to have to deal with the elephant in the room. A young, inexperienced group a couple of years ago has matured into a talented, experienced squad that seemed capable of a long playoff run. Some may have doubts of that assessment with the departure of Deuce Wallace. Wallace epitomized the Rebels. A starter as a freshman,... Keep Reading

Maturation process key for new quarterback, entire Rebels team

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  • 8/15/14 9:59am

Riverside Academy’s Jordan Loving will have to grow up quickly to match his 6-foot-3, 205-pound frame. Until the offseason decision by Deuce Wallace to return home to Tennessee, Loving was expected to see little, if any, action at quarterback. Now, he’s been thrust into the starter’s role. Wallace was headed into his junior season with a wealth of experience. With a maturing Wallace and a bevy of experienced, game-changing... Keep Reading