Riverside Middle School eighth-grade students toured the Bonds Career Center to learn more about the different programs offered and to make plans for high school.
Rising sixth-grade students toured Riverside Middle to learn more about what to expect in middle school.
Riverside had four soccer players to sign with colleges Wednesday.
Shane Berson signed with the University of Central Florida, Kendall Claxton with Winthrop University, Emma Harms with Newberry College and Isabelle Russell with Presbyterian College during a ceremony held in gymnasium with family, coaches, friends and classmates.
Cate Ambrose of Riverside High School has been named the 2016-17 Gatorade South Carolina Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year. Ambrose is the first runner from Riverside honored with the award.
The award recognizes only outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the race course, distinguish Ambrose as South Carolina’s best high school girls cross country runner.
Noah Hannon of Greer High School was a finalist in the 2016 Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.
Hannon was an All-State selection, finalist for Mr. Football and also was a national competitor for the school’s Virtual Enterprise team that traveled to New York.
Antoine Kahaleh and Abagail Smith were named Riverside High School’s Wendy’s Heisman Award winners.
Smith participated in cross-country and track and Kahaleh in football. Smith advanced to become a state finalist.?
The Riverside Speech and debate Team won its 9th consecutive 1st Place Team Sweepstakes Award at the 2017 PanoRAMa Speech Tournament at Hillcrest High School on Jan. 14.
Several Riverside students also won individual event championships:
CLEMSON — A team of Clemson University researchers and an Upstate businessman believe they can help make football a little safer by creating a facemask that can help reduce the severity of head injuries by increasing overall helmet protection.
The researchers are Gregory Batt, an assistant professor in the Clemson food, nutrition and packaging sciences department; John DesJardins, an associate professor of bioengineering and director of the Laboratory of Orthopaedic Design and Engineering; and Alex Bina, a doctoral student in bioengineering who also is a graduate research assistant in food, nutrition and packaging sciences. They are teaming up with Jay Elmore, owner of Green Gridiron to determine how future designs of facemasks can help improve the overall safety of football helmets.
Alex Love’s documentary series concludes this year with separate videos featuring the Riverside boys and girls state champion cross country teams.
Cate Ambrose, the girls state champion, and teammates Ashley Fallow and Abigail describe the path to their dominant finish.
Former Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd spoke to 7th-grade students about the importance of working hard in school and always doing their best. He talked about his time on the football field and the life lessons the sport taught him.
Sixth-graders learn about Egyptian art from Bob Jones University's Museum on the Move
By TODD DAVIS
TAYLORS – The Riverside Warriors closed their season Friday night with a win against the Generals at Wade Hampton High School, 35-28.
The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won the Queen City Tournament at Charlotte Catholic High School in Pineville, N.C., on Saturday.
Riverside beat out 30 schools from four states.
Riverside ran into a high-powered Greenwood offense that scored the most points since 1945.
Greenwood finished its Region II-AAAAA scheduled undefeated, 5-0, at the expense of an outmanned Riverside Warriors football team, 63-14, Friday night at Greenwood.
The Riverside boys and girls won the state Class AAAAA swim championships Friday at the University of South Carolina Natatorium. It was the boys fourth consecutive state championship.
The Riverside boys accumulated 427 points to outdistance runnerup Wando with 360.
Both teams are 3-4 overall. Laurens is on a 2-game win streak and Riverside has lost two straight. Riverside is 2-2 at home and Laurens is 2-2 on the road.
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Riverside Middle School seventh-grade students participated in a district career fair at the TD Convention Center.
The students visited representatives from more than 80 businesses and learned about a wide variety of careers.