River Parish Football

News Archives in 2018

Dizer showing the way as Rebels open drills for upcoming season

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  • Feature Story
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  • 8/7/18 7:55am

A sprinkling earlier in the day left the field damp and the skies were threatening at Riverside Academy’s practice on Monday to open drills for the 2018 season. The practice field conditions seemed almost pristine compared to what the Rebels faced a year ago. “Last fall, it was super muddy. It rained all last fall. We slopped around in the mud the whole time,” Kevin Dizer recalled. “Regardless of the weather... Keep Reading

Mission accomplished at Line Camp despite weather conditions

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  • Feature Story
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  • 6/19/18 4:10pm

THIBODAUX – The football gods forced one of the greatest audibles in history on the Nicholls campus over the past few days. Daily rain, plus lightning strikes, caused coaches, staff and campers at the annual Offensive-Defensive Line Camp to scamper all over the Thibodaux campus. “Every practice, there was a question mark whether it be rain or no rain or lightning. It came out right. In the long run, the kids got the quality... Keep Reading

Rebels experience various scenarios early in scrimmage

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  • Game Recap
  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/19/18 12:02pm

Riverside Academy faced a bit of everything early in the Rebels’ final scrimmage Saturday morning to conclude spring practice. Only two plays into scrimmage, the defense came up with a big play on an interception by linebacker Nick Washington. On the next play from scrimmage, the offense responded on an 80-yard touchdown run down the left sideline by running back Chamar Jackson. The offense then marched on a sustained 80-yard drive, including a key... Keep Reading

Riverside’s Dizer a Rebel with a new cause at spring practice

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  • Spring Practice
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  • 5/7/18 7:30pm

Kevin Dizer is a Rebel with a new cause. After serving as an assistant at Riverside Academy for the last three seasons, Dizer is conducting his first spring practice as the Rebels’ new head coach. “I’m super excited to be out here for the first time,” Dizer said Monday during the team’s opening day of spring practice. “I’m curious to see to see what some... Keep Reading

New Riverside coach Dizer completes Rebels’ coaching staff

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  • Coaches
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  • 3/27/18 9:07am

New Riverside Academy head football coach Kevin Dizer has finalized coaching assignments for his staff. Two new hires include Kerry Watkins and Andre Washington. Watkins, the new receivers coach, is an East St. John alum who went on to play for Georgia Tech and in the Canadian Football League. “I think that’s a big-time hire for us,” Dizer said of Watkins. “He’s a guy that’s a... Keep Reading