Riverside came up just short in the Purple bracket championship game as Archbishop Carroll of Washington, D.C., beat the Warriors 56-54 at the Linburg Moody Holiday Basketball Classic at Northwestern High School Monday. Riverside finished 2-2 in the tournament.
Riverside led early in the first quarter but fell behind and could only pull to within one point late in the game.
Riverside beat Blythewood 76-72 in the Linberg Moody Holiday Basketball Classic at Northwestern High School in Rock Hill on Saturday.
Myles Smith scored a game-high 30 points to lead Riverside. Teammates Allen Caldwell, 17 points, and Boe Seppela, 13, matched Smith’s total.
Riverside fell behind in the first quarter and couldn’t make up the difference as the Warriors fell to Charlotte United 68-50 in the first round of the Linderg Moddy Holiday Basketball Classic.
Riverside closed to within eight points in the third quarter until Charlotte United shut down the comeback.
Myles Smith scored a team-high 24 points to lead Riverside to its first region victory in its final game of 2013 Friday night.
Riverside finished its 2013 part of the schedule 5-1 overall and 1-1 in Region II-4A. Boiling Springs is 1-6 and 0-2.
The Career Education Students at RMS rotated among three 60-minute lessons at Roper Mountain Science Center. Students were introduced to a cold case involving a missing chef.
In three separate sessions, students acted as forensic specialists, analyzing materials found at the crime scene. They performed strawberry DNA extract, evaluated DNA samples, determined blood type and, in the chemistry component, analyzed known and unknown materials found at the scene.
Riverside Middle School and Dr. John Kaup from Furman University's Science Department partnered to provide all 8th-grade science students the opportunity to explore a multitude of careers in Health Sciences and STEMS (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).
Furman students from the following science clubs: Biology, Health Science, Neuroscience, and Physics spoke with RMS students about what they were majoring in, the types of classes they needed to take to help prepare them for their chosen career, the types of educational degrees, certifications, and shared with students with hands on activities that they were doing in their college level classes.
More than 70 Riverside Middle School students qualified as a South Carolina Junior Scholar. Students scored 50 or higher on the PSAT in verbal, math or writing to qualify.
Taylor Rose Allen
Riverside opened its Region II-4A schedule and lost only its second game of the season. Spartanburg beat Riverside 57-52.
Isaac Sims scored 19 points for Spartanburg. Riverside’s Larry Harris scored 12 points.
Hundreds of children had a merry Christmas Saturday at the Greer Police Department Cops for Tots distribution of toys at the Cannon Centre.
The Riverside High School Marching Band was awarded Best Band in the Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade.
Riverside played “Here Comes Santa Claus” just in front of Santa’s float. The band was among 12 performing. Riverside has 150 students in its band.
Riverside High School teacher Steve Johnson has written and published the book “Unknown Wars of Asia, Africa, and the Americas That Changed History.”
Johnson has been a contributing author to Military Heritage and Strategy & Tactics Magazines and has taught History at Limestone College and Riverside for more than 20 years.
Kevin Styles was elected 2014-2015 Riverside Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Styles has served the school for many years and has built the RMS band program into an elite middle school program in South Carolina. He is passionate about helping students to succeed in band and in life.
Riverside High School's Speech and Debate team will host a "radio play" of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m.
The performance will take place in the Riverside Auditorium.