River Parish Football

News Archives in September 2015

March following goal-line stand helps lift Rebels to 31-14 win

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  • 9/26/15 1:16am

Just when it looked like Riverside Academy might have given the game away, the Rebels snatched it back. Leading 17-14, the Rebels were on the march for a potential knockout blow when Plaquemine defensive lineman Jermaine Spriggs pulled down a pass from Riverside quarterback Herb McGee and rambled down to the RA 5-yard line on the final play of the third quarter. Two plays advanced the ball to the 2-yard line before an offside call... Keep Reading

Riverside’s daunting pre-district slate continues with Plaquemine

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  • 9/24/15 5:09pm

For Riverside Academy, the fifth-ranked team in Class 2A, it has been lessons well-learned through the first three weeks of the 2015 season. “We learned our lesson from Game One where we had the lead and we faltered at the end. The last two weeks, they have displayed real strong character and fight within them to get the lead and maintain the lead and take it to the end of the game,” Riverside coach... Keep Reading

Rebels keep ball in McGee’s hands in 10-7 triumph over Hahnville

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  • 9/19/15 9:50am

The ball was literally in the hands of Riverside Academy’s Herb McGee when it counted most. The Rebels had just seen Hahnville score a must-have touchdown to narrow the margin to 10-7 with 4:19 left in the game. On the ensuing kickoff, a personal foul penalty against Riverside backed the Rebels up to their own 10-yard line. After two carries by running back Brandon Sanders netted a total of 7 yards, Riverside faced a crucial... Keep Reading

‘Salty’ Hahnville defense, strong running game await Riverside

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  • 9/17/15 4:33pm

Riverside Academy coach Bill Stubbs has been around long enough to know an improving football team when he sees one. All he has to do is look along his own sideline to see a team that has improved from week-to-week through the early going in the season. When he looks across the sideline Friday night at Hahnville, he will see another improved team as well. “Because they changed their offensive philosophy it’s... Keep Reading

Riverside Rebels topple top-ranked Parkview Baptist Eagles 27-19

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  • 9/10/15 10:06pm

Riverside Academy was reeling after seeing a 14-0 lead dwindle down to three points and the Rebels’ defense seemingly unable to stop Parkview Baptist’s option offense. Trailing 14-11, Parkview, the top-ranked team in Class 3A, got the ball to start the third quarter and picked up where it left off in the first half, moving the ball with its triple-option offense. The Eagles ate up minutes on the clock to move from... Keep Reading