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New Riverside coach Dizer completes Rebels’ coaching staff

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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

Former Riverside coach Lachney feels right at home with SLU Lions

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  • 2/18/18 6:18pm

When Chris Lachney finished dotting all the i’s and crossing all the t’s, it ended up helping to spell “Southeastern Louisiana University.” Shortly after announcing his resignation as head coach at Riverside Academy, Lachney has found a new home in the form of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. “All the apprehension you have sometimes in terms of time spent with your family or a new schedule – whatever... Keep Reading

Lachney resigns as head football coach of Riverside Academy Rebels

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  • 2/5/18 6:30pm

Chris Lachney has resigned from Riverside Academy on Wednesday after serving one year as head football coach of the Rebels. “I had to make a very tough decision today and had to take into account the long-term factors that affect my family. I’m not just making decisions for me and the dogs anymore. It’s me, the wife and a newborn. I had to put myself in the best position possible... Keep Reading

Stubbs, Lachney receive well wishes from River Parish coaches

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  • 12/7/16 7:13pm

River Parish football coaches were full of praise Wednesday for one outgoing coach and another up-and-comer after it was announced Riverside Academy’s Bill Stubbs was retiring and defensive coordinator Chris Lachney was promoted to be his successor with the Rebels. One area coach who had experience against Stubbs when he was a coach at Salmen as well as at Riverside is Hahnville’s Nick Saltaformaggio. “He and I go back a... Keep Reading

Lachney elevated to head coach at Riverside with Stubbs’ retirement

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  • 12/7/16 3:42pm

Bill Stubbs has retired as head football coach at Riverside Academy and defensive coordinator Chris Lachney has been elevated to the top spot Wednesday. Stubbs is fresh off of his fourth state championship after leading the Rebels to the Division III title over rival St. Charles Catholic 47-20 last Friday in the Superdome in New Orleans. Having a chance to go out on top was a factor in his retirement, the longtime coach said. &ldquo... Keep Reading