Santa arrived in downtown tonight on a horse-drawn carriage that sent scores of children scurrying through Greer City Park to greet him.
The occasion was the annual lighting of the Christmas tree sprinkled with a flurry of activity for families from the promenade to the amphitheatre.
The first basketball game of the season will be Monday, Nov. 26, at Riverside Middle School against Hillcrest Middle.
Girls’ Basketball team members for 2012 are: Emma Buckley, Alexis Clement, Lyric Dickson, Jayln Haynes, Megan Lamb, Heidi Lucas, Patricia Mallary, Katie McManus, Megan Pickett, Addison Steele, Abby Smith, Alex Walden and Lindsay Wise.
Riverside Middle will be hosting its first RMS Reads Family Book Club on Monday, Dec. 3.
Parents, teachers, students and staff are invited to have dinner and share the book Wonder by RJ Palacio.
Riverside High School girls finished fourth in the Class 4A State Cross Country Championships today.
Allie Arsiniega, Carly Howell, Mikie Harris, Emma Spencer, Hannah Taber were team members finishing in the top five Riverside girls to earn points.
Riverside ended its season tonight with a 45-0 loss to Region II-4A foe Dorman.
All of Dorman’s offensive touchdowns came via the ground game and from four different players.