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Riverside looks to make most of only eight regular-season games

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  • 5/3/17 7:23pm

The Riverside Academy Rebels will have to make the most of limited opportunities in 2017. Scheduling confusion has left the defending Division III state champions with only eight regular-season games. An odd number of teams in District 11-2A meant an open date in league play. For Riverside, the open date fell in Week 10, so the Rebels opted not to fill the date a week leading into the start of the playoffs. Riverside also has an... Keep Reading

Early league games will determine if Rebels are again 12-2A kingpins

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  • 8/4/16 6:01pm

Riverside Academy, a Division III finalist a year ago, will find out early in its league schedule if the Rebels will again be the kingpins of District 12-2A. Starting in Week 6, the Rebels open district play at Newman before hosting rivals West St. John and St. Charles. “You get the bulk of the power up front. It makes it very interesting,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs. The Rebels, 10-2 a year ago, will... Keep Reading

Riverside schedule designed to enhance deep postseason run

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  • 4/26/15 8:19am

Riverside Academy’s 45-13 loss to Calvary Baptist in the Division III semifinals still weighs heavily on coach Bill Stubbs and his Rebels. Undefeated going into the contest, the Rebels allowed two Calvary runners to top 100 yards each while Riverside’s potent offense was limited to 39 yards on the ground to go with four turnovers against the defending state champions. With that in mind, Stubbs put together a non-district schedule he said should... Keep Reading

Riverside Academy rolls past PJP II Jaguars 63-7 in playoff opener

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  • 11/15/14 3:08am

Freshman quarterback Jordan Loving tossed four touchdown passes to four different receivers as Riverside Academy dominated Pope John Paul II 63-7 Friday night in Reserve in the opening round of the Division III playoffs. “That’s pretty exciting. He had a really good night,” Riverside coach Bill Stubbs said of Loving. “The kids are now starting to move into that playoff-mode mentality.” Riverside, the No. 3 seed, improved to 11-0 on... Keep Reading

Riverside avenges heart-breaking loss to Evangel with thrilling 36-30 comeback

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  • 9/6/14 1:39am

By Matt Vines SHREVEPORT - One year after Evangel Christian pulled out a comeback win with a freshman quarterback at Riverside Academy, the Rebels returned the favor Friday night. Riverside erased a 13-point Evangel lead in a 36-30 win as the Rebels scored 22 of the last 25 points. The Eagles (0-1) led 27-14 late in the third quarter after quarterback Connor Curry found Corey Henderson for a 47-yard strike. But Riverside scored touchdowns the last three... Keep Reading