River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2016

Rams can’t dwell on loss to Country Day with Riverside next

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  • 10/13/16 6:26pm

The life of a football coach extends beyond the playing field, especially coming off a loss. “They had a little community event I had to come to and I had to face the crowd and the gauntlet of questions of how and why. There were a lot of suggestions to go with it. That’s the life,” West St. John coach Brandon Walters said with a smile. “I don’t... Keep Reading

Rebels looking to avoid slow start against West St. John Rams

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  • 10/12/16 9:37pm

It’s not often Riverside Academy finds itself behind by three touchdowns. “I don’t think we were mentally ready to play,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said of his team’s effort in the District 12-2A opener last week. “I don’t think we were physically ready to play. I think Newman had a lot to do with that. They had a real good scheme against us... Keep Reading

Laiche, Pittman and friends come up big for Nicholls versus SFA

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  • 10/11/16 6:41pm

They were there for Tim Rebowe when he needed them most. With Nicholls clinging to a 35-28 lead over Stephen F. Austin in double-overtime last Saturday in Thibodaux, the Colonels needed a defensive stop to win the game – and there they were. Of the 11 players on the field for the Nicholls defense, five were from the River Parishes. There was Sully Laiche, the former Lutcher Bulldog on the defensive line. Linebackers Evan Veron of... Keep Reading

Insertion of Butler at quarterback provides needed spark for Rebels

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  • 10/8/16 2:16am

Riverside Academy came up with a furious second-half rally to overcome a 21-0 first-quarter deficit to pull out a dramatic 32-24 win over Newman in the District 12-2A opener Friday night in New Orleans. Trailing 24-20 with less than five minutes remaining in the game, a 2-yard run by Jeremy Gibson put the Rebels on top for the first time in the game. As throughout the game, the conversion attempt failed, leaving Riverside with... Keep Reading

Rested Rebels face Newman squad coming off first loss of season

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  • 10/4/16 9:15pm

There are things teams can learn about themselves whether they are dealing with wins or losses. There are even things to be learned when you don’t play. For the second year in a row, Riverside Academy has had a mid-season open date. “The open weeks really go from year to year because of the personalities of the teams,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said. “I’d like to say we... Keep Reading