The Riverside Speech and Debate Team won the Sweepstakes Championship at the Asheville Cougar Classic with 104 points against 32 teams from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Riverside High School collected $75,000 during Spirit Week. RHS students and faculty participated in fundraising activities while staying focused on the goal of helping the campers at Camp Courage.
November Warriors of the Month
Riverside Middle School receives Excellent rating Riverside Middle School achieved an Absolute Rating of Excellent and a Growth Rating of Excellent for the third year in a row.
Students get pointers from Warehouse Theatre
Caroline Bertling, a standout tennis player for Riverside High School her entire four years, has signed to play at Converse College.
Bertling played for Riverside five years with the past four on the varsity. She specialized in doubles where she was undefeated in the last two regular seasons in the tough Region II-AAAA.
Seven Riverside High School athletes signed grants-in-aid Friday at ceremonies held at the school with family, coaches and friends attending.
The seniors, finish their high school career in the spring. Tennis standout Caroline Bertling ended her high school career earlier this month.
Tony Consolo of Riverside High School signed to play lacrosse at Belmont Abbey College.
Consolo was credited as a big reason for Riverside winning the Region II-AAAA tournament last year with his outstanding play.
Ryan Cerino of Riverside High School has signed with Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., to play lacrosse.
Cerino was named captain of the Riverside Warriors as a junior last year.
Standout Riverside High School golfer Will Strickland has signed to continue his sport at Presbyterian College.
Strickland is entering his sixth year as a varsity golf team member. He joins Jason Parketon and Bill Haas as the only Riverside golfers who played six years.
Austin Riggins of Riverside High School has signed to play baseball with Penn State University.
Riggins has played centerfield for the Warriors the past two seasons.
Eric Mullinax, starting pitcher and third baseman for the Riverside Warriors, has signed with Limestone College to play baseball for the Saints.
Mullinax threw 37 innings and posted a 3.70 earned run average for the Warriors last season. He batted .324 while playing third base when not pitching.
Andrew Friedholm has signed with the University of North Carolina - Asheville to play baseball.
Friedholm has been the starting catcher for the Riverside Warriors the past two seasons and will be playing his senior season in 2015. He threw out runners 20 times in 21 games and is recognized as one of the top defensive catchers in the upstate.
Riverside High School’s storied 2014 season ended at 10:41 p.m. Friday at a frigid Gibbs Stadium at Wofford College.
Spartanburg eliminated the Riverside Warriors from the Class 4A Division II state playoffs with a 31-7 victory. It was the second time the teams met this season, with virtually the same margin. Spartanburg won the regular season game 40-17.
“I knew we had to play perfect to play a good Spartanburg team,” said Riverside Head Coach Phil Smith. “We didn’t play perfect.”
RIVERSIDE WARRIORS AT SPARTANBURG VIKINGS
Class 4A Division II First Round game
Rep. Trey Gowdy spoke to Lauren Barnwell and Susan Lassiter's Character Education classes recently.
He talked to the students about becoming a person of good character and fulfilling their civic duties.
Riverside High School won the boys and girls state cross country championships Saturday at Columbia’s Sandhills Research Center.
Riverside’s Cate Ambrose captured the overall girls championship.
The South Carolina High School League pairings for Friday, Nov. 14.
Riverside will play its first Class 4A football playoff game versus Spartanburg at Wofford College on Friday night. Riverside is seeded 11th and Spartanburg 6th in Division II.
The Riverside Warriors played with a heavy heart in its final regular season game Friday night.
Dorman beat Riverside, 35-7, on Senior Night at the Reservation and dropped the Warriors to the No. 4 seed in Region II-4A. Riverside plays on the road at an opponent to be decided in the first round of the playoffs next Friday.
Riverside’s players and students were mourning a member of its family who died earlier in the week.
The Riverside Warriors enjoy winning so much they guaranteed themselves a berth in the Class 4A playoffs that begin Nov. 17.
“We’re in the playoffs baby,” Jeremiah Bogan, who had two interceptions, yelled as he joined his teammates in celebration after Riverside got past Wade Hampton, 17-7, Friday night.