River Parish Football

News Archives in August 2017

Riverside Rebels’ opener now on the road against Southern Lab

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  • 8/30/17 6:58pm

Chris Lachney and his top-ranked Riverside Academy Rebels have spent the week trying to figure out who their foe will be in the season opener. “You might be playing a dragon or you might be playing a butterfly. I’m going to prepare for the dragon because if I prepare for the butterfly, it’s going to be trouble. We will base everything off what the players we see on film right... Keep Reading

Potential stormy weather causes changes to jamboree schedules

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  • 8/23/17 8:19am

Potential heavy rain associated with the remnants of Tropical Storm Harvey has led to two River Parish jamborees moving from Friday to Thursday. The Ed Reed Jamboree featuring Lutcher at Destrehan is now slated for 6 p.m. Thursday. Also, the St. Charles jamboree also has been moved to Thursday. The jamboree in Laplace will begin at 6 p.m. with Country Day taking on Hannan, followed by St. Charles facing St. Thomas Aquinas. The St. James... Keep Reading

Much remains the same for Rebels with Lachney now at the helm

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  • 8/22/17 10:23am

Although Riverside Academy is the only River Parish team to have gone through a coaching change since last season, much has remained the same for the Rebels. Shortly after the Rebels won the 2016 Division III state championship, Bill Stubbs retired as head coach. Riverside didn’t look long or far for his replacement, immediately elevating defensive coordinator Chris Lachney. “This has been as seamless a transition as I’ve ever been a... Keep Reading

RPF.com seeks correspondents to help with football coverage

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  • 8/22/17 12:00am

RiverParishFootball.com is seeking correspondents to help with football coverage for the 2017 season. RPF.com is seeking a pair of correspondents to cover games in the River Parishes on Friday nights during the season, along with other game-night coverage help. The position is ideal for college students with flexable schedules and looking to earn a bit of extra spending money. Budding journalists looking for practical experience or perhaps former high school football players seeking to... Keep Reading

Riverside Rebels off to sluggish start to begin fall practice

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  • 8/7/17 8:00pm

The way Chris Lachney looks at things, Monday wasn’t quite his first day of practice as head coach of Riverside Academy. “That happened in May,” said Lachney, the former defensive coordinator of the defending Division III state champion Rebels. “Today really wasn’t the first of anything. The only thing we did today for the first time was we put shoulder pads on for the first time this fall.... Keep Reading