River Parish Football

News Archives in 2016

Three area schools to compete in new classifications next year

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  • Classification
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/14/16 7:20pm

Three of the eight River Parish schools will be in new classifications for the start of the 2017-18 school year after the final basic districts were announced by the Louisiana High School Athletic Association on Wednesday in Baton Rouge. One of the schools affected is St. Charles Catholic, which will be moving up from Class 2A to Class 3A. “The way they re-did the numbers, I thought, was totally, totally unfair,” said St.... Keep Reading

Stubbs, Lachney receive well wishes from River Parish coaches

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  • Coaches
  • Feature Story
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  • 12/7/16 7:13pm

River Parish football coaches were full of praise Wednesday for one outgoing coach and another up-and-comer after it was announced Riverside Academy’s Bill Stubbs was retiring and defensive coordinator Chris Lachney was promoted to be his successor with the Rebels. One area coach who had experience against Stubbs when he was a coach at Salmen as well as at Riverside is Hahnville’s Nick Saltaformaggio. “He and I go back a... Keep Reading

Riverside rolls past Comets 47-20 to claim Division III state title

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  • Feature Story
  • Game Recap
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  • 12/2/16 6:54pm

NEW ORLEANS - It was mission accomplished for Bill Stubbs and his Riverside Academy Rebels on Friday afternoon. After losing in the Division III state championship last season, the Rebels have been on a year-long quest to get back to finals and finally capture a state title. Riverside did so in emphatic fashion with a 47-20 victory over rival St. Charles in the Superdome. “Last year when I was at this table, I was... Keep Reading

Chips lead to solid foundation as SCC one win away from state title

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  • Feature Story
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  • 11/30/16 12:03pm

Members of the St. Charles Catholic Comets are rather defensive. “A lot of these kids have a chip on their shoulders. Last year we lost 26 seniors. It was supposed to be the best team we had since the championship (in 2011). It didn’t end the way everybody wanted. Everybody told these kids that this is when St. Charles will start to fall. These kids were like, ‘we’re not going to... Keep Reading

Improbable journey leads to Superdome for St. Charles Comets

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  • 11/26/16 2:37am

By Hunter Dawkins CROWLEY, La. – An improbable journey continues. A team that had to replace 20 of 22 starters from a year ago continues to defy the odds all the way to the Superdome and the Division III state championship game after the St. Charles Catholic Comets knocked defending champion Notre Dame out of the playoffs with a 21-10 road win. The Comets did so despite only 125 yards of total offense by taking advantage of five... Keep Reading