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Rebels looking to ‘find a way to win and move on’ against Dunham

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  • 11/15/17 2:50pm

Given enough experience, Riverside Academy may finally have figure out all this open-date stuff. Riverside has faced three open dates this season. In the week following the first two, the Rebels lost 42-21 to De La Salle and 31-30 in overtime to Newman. Following a Week 10 bye week, the defending state champion Rebels opened the Division III playoffs at home with a 42-21 triumph over a scrappy Northlake Christian last Friday. Although the final margin... Keep Reading

Riverside point guard Jared Butler signs with Alabama

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  • 11/13/17 5:11pm

With a desire to get the recruiting process over and to focus on his final season at Riverside, senior point guard Jared Butler took advantage of the Early Signing Period and signed his National Letter of Intent Monday to play for Alabama. "It's a great day for me, it's a blessing," said Butler. "It's one of those days I've been waiting for since I was a little kid. It was a... Keep Reading

River Parish players major factor in quick turnaround for Nicholls

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  • 11/9/17 1:12pm

THIBODAUX - A lot was on the line in Nicholls’ game last Saturday against Houston Baptist at Guidry Stadium. A 38-31 triumph the previous week at Incarnate Word gave the Colonels six wins and guaranteed Nicholls its first winning season since a 6-5 finish in 2007. A victory over Houston Baptist would allow NSU to finish unbeaten at home for only the third time in school history while solidifying its ranking in the Top 25 while... Keep Reading

Rebels will find out if they stayed sharp during Week 10 open date

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  • 11/8/17 3:24pm

While most teams were battling in Week 10 for possible district championships and playoff seedings, Riverside Academy was facing an open week – the Rebels’ third such off week of the season. “Hopefully, we have it figured out now,” Riverside coach Chris Lachney laughed. “It’s been an interesting year. Our kids have bounced off of every twist and turn throughout the year that has come up and we had a... Keep Reading

It’s been ‘open season’ for Riverside through much of 2017

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  • 11/2/17 6:37pm

Few teams have had as much experience dealing with bye weeks as Riverside Academy. A victim of their own success, few opponents can be found for the Rebels to fill out a full 10-game regular-season slate. Nine games have been more of the norm for Riverside the past few seasons but the Rebels were limited to only seven games in 2017 for varying reasons. “I don’t think we’ve won a game... Keep Reading