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Rebels experience various scenarios early in scrimmage

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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 Dizer a Rebel with a new cause at spring practice

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  • 5/7/18 7:30pm

Kevin Dizer is a Rebel with a new cause. After serving as an assistant at Riverside Academy for the last three seasons, Dizer is conducting his first spring practice as the Rebels’ new head coach. “I’m super excited to be out here for the first time,” Dizer said Monday during the team’s opening day of spring practice. “I’m curious to see to see what some... Keep Reading

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