River Parish Football

News Archives in October 2017

Riverside rolls over Country Day 49-18 to close regular season

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  • 10/27/17 10:28pm

For a team that played only seven games, Riverside made the most of its regular-season finale by pounding visiting Country Day 49-18 Friday night in the Rebels’ Homecoming. Six different players scored for Riverside (3-4 overall, 2-1 in District 8-2A) and the Rebels’ special team produced points on two occasions. Meanwhile, Country Day quarterback Justin Ibieta passed for 241 yards on 25 attempts but earned them the hard way while taking a pounding from... Keep Reading

RA hosts Country Day in final regular-season game for Rebels

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  • 10/25/17 7:45pm

Country Day’s football program reminds Riverside coach Chris Lachney of the Rebels a few years ago. “Country Day is a talented football team. They kind of cut their teeth like we did a few years ago. They had a very good basketball team and very good basketball program for a long time. A lot of those kids play both sports so the success is now bleeding into football,” Lachney said. Lachney... Keep Reading

Riverside back in win column after 42-6 triumph over Fisher Gators

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  • 10/21/17 6:56am

Riverside Academy’s football team has been a big-picture type program over the past few years so a win after a 1-4 start wasn’t necessarily imperative but it was nice just the same. The Rebels defeated Fisher 42-6 Friday night over visiting Fisher to improve to 2-4 on the season and 1-1 in District 8-2A. “We try to be where our feet are and not where our eyes are taking... Keep Reading

Rebels moving on after tough overtime loss to Newman Greenies

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  • 10/17/17 8:27pm

Riverside Academy’s dramatic 31-30 overtime loss to Newman last Friday might look a bit different to the beholder depending on where he happened to be in the stadium. “As a fan, there was a lot to appreciate. As a coach, you look back and see things you could have done better. Just like after a win, you have to move on,” Riverside coach Chris Lachney said. The Rebels move on to... Keep Reading

Riverside Academy falls short to Newman losing 31-30 in overtime

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  • 10/14/17 12:25am

Riverside Academy and Newman have had some classic battles in recent years. For the most part, the Rebels have come out on top – until Friday night in New Orleans. Riverside matched Newman’s touchdown to open overtime but the Rebels’ extra-point attempt was wide left, dropping RA to 1-4 on the season. “It was a typical Riverside-Newman game. It shook out the same way all of them have in a very... Keep Reading