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Riverside comeback defeats Travelers Rest AUG 19

Riverside can sure pick its season-opening opponent.

The Warriors, for the second year in a row, beat Travelers Rest, 21-13, Friday night. Riverside beat TR last year in the season opener, too.

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Greer, Blue Ridge, Riverside open high school football AUG 18

A battle between top 10 ranked teams and new beginnings for two other teams highlight the first week of high school football tonight.

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Greer ranked No. 6 in 4A, play No. 7 Westside on Friday AUG 16

Gold football shoes will be worn by some Greer High School football players.

Greer High School is ranked No. 6 in Class 4A in the first South Carolina High School Media football poll.

Greer plays its opening game at Class 5A No. 7 ranked Westside Friday night at 7:30 p.m.

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Jeff Young, respected baseball coach, dies JUL 30

Jeff Young, former Riverside baseball coach, died Friday.

The Greenville Drive remembered long-time baseball coach Jeff Young before Saturday’s game.

Young died Friday about 1 p.m. when he collapsed and died after doing yard work, according to the Greenville County Coroner’s office.

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Busha is first runner-up in Young Miss South Carolina JUL 18

Abigail Busha, representing Greenville County, finished first runner-up in the Young Miss South Carolina competition.

Abigail Busha, representing Greenville County, finished first runner-up in the Young Miss South Carolina competition in Hartsville.

Busha also received the Gold Presidential Community Service Award, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Helping Hands award, Sweetheart Award, 4th runner-up color photogenic award, and top 12 Young Miss finalist. 

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Blitz Football Camp for 5th-8th graders registration still open JUL 6

The Blitz Football Camp for rising 5th through 8th graders is scheduled July 10-14 at Riverside Baptist Church.

Riverside High School coach Mark Freeman will conduct the game from 6-8 p.m.

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Armstrong's camp may be developing future cheerleaders JUL 5

The turnout for the Riverside Cheerleader Kiddie Camp was a record.

Talk about a record turnout.

More than 100 campers attended the week-long Riverside High School Cheerleader Camp. It was a record turnout with the 2017-2018 cheerleaders helping possibly some campers become future cheerleaders.

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Record turnout for Riverside Cheerleader Kiddie Camp JUN 27

The Riverside Cheerleading Summer Kiddie Camp had a record turnout.

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The Riverside Cheerleading Summer Kiddie Camp had 114 children attend the fundraiser for the school’s cheerleaders.

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Students from area selected for Furman's Bridges to a Brighter Future JUN 20

Twenty-six Greenville County high school students have been invited to participate in Bridges to a Brighter Future at Furman University, a program whose mission is to give students the tools and support they need to overcome barriers, graduate from high school and enroll in college. The new class marks the 21st year of the educational outreach program.

“Bridges students have already demonstrated both academic and leadership potential by their ninth grade year, yet they face financial barriers or personal circumstances that may prevent them from achieving what they are truly capable of,” said Carrie Silver, director of Bridges to a Brighter Future. “Here, students participate in life-changing experiences that help them discover who they are to build the self-confidence and resiliency they need to succeed in life.”

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RSMS students study butterflies as part of unit on Holocaust MAY 23

Riverside Middle School students are busy completing end of the year projects.

Seventh-grade social studies classes experienced a day of Art in History by completing butterfly paintings as part of their unit on the Holocaust.

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GGEF awards 13 $1,000 scholarships to Greer area students MAY 18

Logan Gillespie

The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $13,000 in scholarships to 13 students from six high schools in the Greater Greer area Tuesday afternoon at Greer City Hall.

 Students were selected by the guidance department of each school and submitted to the Foundation. The Foundation in turn will present scholarship funds to the technical school or college on behalf of the student.  

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Cummings stepping away from track and field, will continue as Riverside cross country coach MAY 16

Eric Cummings is stepping away as head coach for the Riverside High School track and field team. He will continue as cross country coach.

Riverside High School’s Eric Cummings coached his final track and field competition last weekend at the state high school championships at Spring Valley High School. The Riverside girls had their best finish as runnerup last weekend.

Cummings, however, will continue to coach the cross country teams.

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Riverside girls set new school standard at state meet, Smith awarded memorable scholarship MAY 15

The Riverside girls track and field team placed second in the Class 5A State Championship.

The Riverside High School girls recorded their highest finish in the state championship track meet with a second place at Spring Valley High School last weekend.

Riverside scored 68 points to state champion Wando’s 84.5. The runner-up finish was the Warriors’ highest since fourth place last year.

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12 Riverside athletes sign to play college athletics MAY 10

Riverside High School athletes signed Wednesday with colleges to continue their athletic career.

Twelve Riverside High School athletes signed today to continue their athletic career in college in the fall.

Eight of the athletes will stay in state while four will attend out-of-state schools.

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Riverside Cheerleading Summer Kiddie Camp is set MAY 4

The Riverside Cheerleading Summer Kiddie Camp is scheduled for June 26-29 at the Riverside High School gymnasium.

The camp is 9 a.m. – noon for ages 4-12. The camp’s showcase is June 29 at 11:30 a.m.

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RHS students keeping an eye on blue birds, their habitat MAR 30

Riverside High School students are keeping an eye on blue birds and studying their habitat.

Science teacher Sandra Taylor’s Environmental Studies class have built and installed five blue bird houses around the school campus.

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5 Riverside students suspended, charged for roles in bloody brawl MAR 23

Top row, Breann Lillian Gaylord, left, and N’Kerah Yanaja Martin. Middle row, A’Maya Frenecia Davis, left, and Natajah Seless Cruell. Bottom row, Alisha Sarrose Freeman.

Five female students have been suspended from Riverside High School after one girl was hit in the head with a bottle during a bloody brawl on Monday. All the students have been charged, according to Greer Police.

Charged with third-degree assault and battery are Alisha Sarrose Freeman, 17, and Breann Lillian Gaylord, 19, both of Greer. Charged with public disorderly conduct are Natajah Seless Cruell and A’Maya Frenecia Davis, of Greer, and N’Kerah Yanaja Martin, of Taylors, all 17, according to arrest warrants for the students.

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Riverside Middle students have been very busy lately MAR 16

Chicken wing lab

Sixth-grade student Amelia Cowart won first place in the district PTSA Reflections photography contest. In eighthgrade, Audrey Ballew won third place in the state competition for Literature, Chase Harvey won first place in the Music category and Rebekah MacGregor won second place in the Music category.

Seventh graders dissect chicken wings

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RHS Speech and Debate Team wins sixth consecutive state championship MAR 14

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team

The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won its sixth consecutive state championship at R. B. Stall High School on March 3-4. Riverside claimed both the AAAAA state title and the overall sweepstakes award.

Senior Devin Remley won three state championships: in Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, and Expository Speaking.

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RHS instrumentalists earn all-state honors MAR 14

Jiaying Tong and Tyler Gillespie

Jiaying Tong and Tyler Gillespie, representing the Riverside High School Band program in the SCBDA All-State Honor Band, earned all-state honors.

Competing with hundreds of high school instrumentalists from across the Upstate, they earned all-state callback auditions and the opportunity to compete with top-rated musicians from across South Carolina.

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