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Rebels experience various scenarios early in scrimmage

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  • 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 run at a repeat ends with 41-31 loss at Notre Dame

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  • 11/25/17 12:23am

Riverside Academy managed to score 17 points in the first half against a Notre Dame team that had allowed more than a single touchdown in only one game all year, but in the end, the Rebels’ defense was unable to get off the field against the Pioneers’ stiff defense and powerful rushing attack. It all added up to a 41-31 loss for the Rebels that eliminated the defending Division III champions from the playoffs... Keep Reading

Riverside changes venues then beats Dunham 62-42

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  • 11/18/17 2:28am

A bizarre season took another strange twist for Riverside when a power outage just before kickoff of their Division III Quarterfinal game at Dunham forced a change of venues. Following their second road trip of the night, the Rebels got off the bus at Parkview Baptist and proceeded to pull off a 62-42 comeback win over Dunham that featured a 46-point second half. In a season where the Rebels had to change dates and venues... Keep Reading

Riverside opens playoffs with 42-21 win over Northlake Christian

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  • 11/11/17 12:30am

Whenever Riverside Academy needed it most, Garland Robertson Jr. came up with something special. After Northlake Christian scored a touchdown to pull to make it a six-point game at 27-21 less than two minutes into the fourth quarter, Robertson raced 79 yards with the ensuing kickoff to extend the Rebels’ lead to 35-21. Earlier in the game, he returned a punt 63 yards to set up a touchdown that allowed Riverside to tie the game 7-7... Keep Reading

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