River Parish Football

News Archives in November 2016

Win over CHNI sends Rebels to title game against rival St. Charles

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  • 11/26/16 12:41am

They’re going back. A 40-14 home victory over Catholic High of New Iberia in the Division III semifinals on Friday sends the Riverside Academy Rebels back to the state championship game for the second year in row. “Last year was tough. It was very, very hard on the kids but I think what they decided to do in December coming back and working for this opportunity, this is what it’s... Keep Reading

Top-seeded Rebels face formidable challenge against CHNI Panthers

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  • 11/24/16 11:24am

Each team has one loss against top competition. Top-seeded Riverside Academy is 10-1 on the season and riding a 10-game winning streak after losing 16-13 to John Ehret in the season opener. The Patriots, a state finalist from a year ago, is still alive and will compete in the Class 5A quarterfinals. Catholic High of New Iberia, the No. 4 seed, is 11-1, with the Panthers’ only defeat being a Week 10 loss to Notre Dame... Keep Reading

Rebels totally dominant in 48-17 playoff win over Ouachita Christian

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  • 11/17/16 11:57pm

All things considered, maybe the Ouachita Christian Eagles would just as soon play Riverside Academy in bad weather. Because of inclement weather forecast for Friday in the Monroe area, the Riverside-Ouachita Christian Division III quarterfinal game was moved up to Thursday. With the way Riverside played Thursday, nothing short of a monsoon would have slowed down the Rebels. Top-seeded Riverside dominated in every phase of the game, taking a 48-17 victory over the Eagles –... Keep Reading

Predicted inclement weather in Monroe moves RA’s game up a day

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  • 11/16/16 7:25pm

Riverside Academy has been a pretty good road team during the Bill Stubbs era. The Rebels won at Parkview Baptist, Plaquemine and Newman this season. Riverside also came away with a win when it played Evangel Christian in Shreveport during the regular season. So, going to Monroe to take on Ouachita Christian in the second round of the Division III playoffs is nothing unsettling for the Rebels. The only thing is the top-seeded Rebels are... Keep Reading

Top-seeded Riverside opens playoffs with 48-14 win

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  • 11/12/16 11:01am

Once Riverside Academy’s offense got on the field, the Rebels showed what they could do in their Division III playoff opener Friday night in Reserve. For a while, though, it looked like the Rebels’ offense might never get on the field against Sacred Heart of Ville Platte. The Trojans went on a 22-play march to open the game but came away with no points when the drive stalled at the Riverside 17-yard... Keep Reading