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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

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

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