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Lachney still much involved in daily process as new Rebels head coach

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  • 5/8/17 7:45pm

Things were different, yet much the same, for Riverside Academy’s first day of spring practice Monday afternoon. Chris Lachney is in his first year as the Rebels’ head coach, elevated to the top job following the retirement of Bill Stubbs. Still serving as his own defensive coordinator, Lachney was ever-present presence on the field as he’s always been. “I’m still very much involved on what we are... Keep Reading

‘Next man up’ philosophy to be on display for Riverside in 2016

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  • 5/11/16 12:23pm

The philosophy of the Riverside Academy Rebels over the past few years has been “next man up.” It’s a philosophy that has faced several tests over the years but the biggest one may be the upcoming 2016 season. Starting five years ago with a very young football team, coach Bill Stubbs and his staff have been building. The building process led to an appearance in the Division III state finals a year... Keep Reading

Riverside coach happy with early practice work ethic of Rebels

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  • 5/4/15 7:37pm

Riverside Academy is four years in the Bill Stubbs era, but it seems like only yesterday to the veteran coach. “They have fallen back into the mode like we were doing yesterday. That’s the thing I’m excited about,” Stubbs said of his Rebels on Riverside’s opening day of spring practice on Monday. “We have a group that’s excited and there is a lot of... Keep Reading

Rebels get off to quick start in spring game versus Northshore

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  • 5/17/14 10:17pm

SLIDELL – It was mission accomplished for Riverside Academy – at least on its opening two possessions – in the Rebels’ spring game at Northshore on Saturday. The Rebels scored the first two times they had possession of the ball and four touchdowns total while limiting Northshore to one big play for the Panthers’ only touchdown. Riverside converted twice on fourth down on its opening possession of the game. The first time, on... Keep Reading

SJH, Riverside embrace lofty expectations as spring drills begin

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  • 5/6/14 7:50am

A measure of how different St. James’ opening day of spring practice was from a year ago was how the Wildcats were adorned. A year ago under then first-year coach Dwain Jenkins, the Wildcats came out in full pads. After a year in which St. James made an improbable run to the Class 2A quarterfinals, the Wildcats took the field for their first spring practice session of 2014 in shells – helmets, shoulder pads and... Keep Reading