River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2014

Bloggin’ down the river

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  • 9/30/14 12:54pm

Scoring Shootout RPF Style Nothing like getting to a game in progress, turning your camera on, hitting record and the very first play you shoot is a long touchdown pass right at you. That was the scenario that unfolded for me Friday, which clearly was a foreshadowing of what was to come. By the time I got to the Riverside/St. James game (after covering the first quarter of the Lutcher/St. Amant game), there... Keep Reading

Riverside holds off SJH in 62-32 slugfest to open district play

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  • 9/26/14 5:42pm

If the St. James Wildcats had any thoughts of a second-half rally against Riverside Academy on Friday night in Vacherie, Rebels’ receiver Von Julien took care of that in mere seconds. St. James trailed 35-20 to open the third quarter when Julien returned the second-half kickoff for a touchdown to balloon the Riverside lead to 41-20 on the Rebels’ way to a 62-32 victory in the District 8-2A opener for both teams. ... Keep Reading

Third-ranked Riverside seeks to contain Narcisse in district opener

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  • 9/24/14 4:06pm

It’s no secret to the Riverside Academy Rebels as to who makes the St. James Wildcats go on offense. That’s pretty apparent with St. James sophomore quarterback Lowell Narcisse coming off a game in which he rushed for 262 yards and four touchdowns while passing for 144 in a 36-17 victory over Vandebilt Catholic for the Wildcats’ first win of the season. “St. James offers a lot of unique challenges,”... Keep Reading

Week No.3 saw its share of firsts

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  • 9/23/14 12:12am

A first test of dealing with adversity, a first win, a first quarter tie with a team ranked first in the nation just two years ago, the first touchdown catch by a 330-pound nose tackle, and the first back-to-back triple overtime games in recent memory. Week three of the season was full of, well, firsts. First adversity I’m sure they might have, but I don’t remember Destrehan trailing a game last... Keep Reading

Rebels cruise past West St. John in Riverside Academy’s 44-21 victory

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  • 9/19/14 11:47pm

Riverside Academy showed it could do much more than throw the football and the Rebels even had a trick or two up their sleeves in a 44-21 win Friday night at West St. John. Known for its passing-game prowess, Riverside had two runners top 100 yards on the ground as the Rebels, the fifth-ranked team in Class 2A, remained unbeaten at 3-0 on the season. Riverside Academy took advantage of a short field to score three... Keep Reading