River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2015

Riverside earns trip to Div.III State Finals with 35-14 win over SCC

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  • 11/27/15 11:19pm

Riverside scored 21 straight points to open the second half taking control of the Division III Semifinals on its way to a 35-14 win over St. Charles earning the Rebels’ first state title appearance in 15 years. “It’s a well deserved honor for this football team,” said Riverside coach Bill Stubbs. “They’ve played hard, they’ve played together, they’ve done all the things we’ve... Keep Reading

RA Rebels, SCC Comets meet with trip to Superdome on the line

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  • 11/27/15 1:45pm

Riverside Academy faces the task of taking on a team it played earlier in the year for the second time in the Division III playoffs when the Rebels host rival St. Charles Catholic on Friday. The top-seeded Rebels defeated Newman and St. Charles in regular-season matchups and Riverside is coming off a 38-15 win over the Greenies in the quarterfinals. There can be a fine line between what an opponent from a previous game may... Keep Reading

Rebels pull away in second half to topple Newman one more time

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  • 11/21/15 8:16am

Riverside Academy goes from one rivalry rematch to another. The Rebels defeated District 12-2A foe Newman for a second time this season, pulling away in the second half for a 38-15 win over the Greenies in the Division III quarterfinals Friday night in New Orleans. Riverside’s victory advances the top-seeded Rebels to the semifinals against rival St. Charles Catholic, the No. 5 seed. The Comets won at No. 4 seed Madison Prep 13-12. In... Keep Reading

Riverside Academy, Newman meet again in District 12-2 rematch

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  • 11/19/15 6:36pm

How much does one team change upon meeting an opponent for the second time in the same season? It depends on who you ask. “I don’t think they will change fundamentally what they are doing,” Riverside Academy coach Bill Stubbs said. “They might change their approach for the game somewhat. Good coaches will go with what got them there. “But again, we don’t know. And we won... Keep Reading

Sanders, defense set early tone in Riverside’s win over Wolverines

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  • 11/14/15 1:55am

Riverside Academy’s defense held Northlake Christian to less than 50 yards of total offense over the first two quarters of the game and running back Brandon Sanders rushed for three first-half touchdowns as the top-seeded Rebels cruised to a 55-8 win in the opening round of the Division III playoffs Friday in Reserve. “I thought the execution was real good in every phase of our game,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. The... Keep Reading