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Riverdale Alum Cordy Glenn Donates 90 Pair of Cleats to Football Team

NFL Offensive Lineman and former University of Georgia standout Cordy Glenn of the Buffalo Bills donated 90 pair of Nike football cleats to the Riverdale Raider Football team. Glenn, a 2008 graduate of Riverdale High School, made the donation during his recent visit to the school to talk with the players during their last week […]

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Riverdale High’s Okonya brothers excelling as Division I football players

By Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — Chinedu and Chidi Okonya come from a family of five boys. Yet, both of the former Riverdale High football standouts are making a name for themselves at the Division I level. Chidi and Chinedu are currently enrolled at Duke University and Furman University, respectively. Chinedu is […]

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Jaelyn Lay poised to be next great wide receiver for Riverdale High

By Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — Riverdale High School has a proud lineage of talented wide receivers. In 2013, Rashad Canty signed to continue his career at Vanderbilt. Last season, Greg White caught 10 touchdowns and eclipsed 1,000 yards en route to a college scholarship with North Texas. The latest Riverdale wide […]

Moore Signs Football Scholarship to Baker University

OLB Josh Moore signed an athletic scholarship to play football with Baker University in Kansas. Moore, a three-year varsity letterman, started 23 consecutive games for the Raiders during his career at OLB and DE.  Josh was also a standout special teams player.  During the 2014 season, he was awarded the Junior Varsity MVP award. “Josh […]

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Williams signs Track & Field Scholarship with Bethune-Cookman

 Runeshia Williams, one of the most decorated and accomplished female athletes in the history of Riverdale High School signed her National Letter of Intent to attend Bethune-Cookman University as a Track & Field athlete. Runehia was a three sport athlete at Riverdale High School, earning varsity letters in volleyball (3), basketball (3) and track & field (4). “Runeshia […]

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Who should your NBA team pick in the first round? – Presented by VNN

This Thursday in Brooklyn, the thirty teams that make up the NBA will select who they hope could be the future of their franchises in the NBA Draft. Starting with the Philadelphia 76ers (who acquired the top pick from Boston last week), months of scouting, workouts, and interviews culminate with the five minutes that each […]

Riverdale’s Nia Cole selected as a Semper Fidelis All-American

Rising senior Nia Cole has been selected as a 2017 Semper Fidelis All-American. Proudly presented by the United States Marine Corps, the Semper Fidelis All-American Program selects high school students for the program based on moral character, academic performance and athletic ability. Most critically, nominees must demonstrate a fighting spirit that improves the lives of […]

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Riverdale Raiders 2017 All-Clayton County Baseball Team

O’Chodd Anderson, Riverdale Anderson hit .375 and scored 14 runs for the Raiders this season. Raekwon Bacon, Riverdale Bacon hit .349, drove in 10 runs and scored 10 runs for the Raiders this season. Kyran Coleman, Riverdale Coleman led the Raiders with 18 runs scored this season. He also hit .356 Jeremy Rosado, Riverdale Rosado […]

Riverdale Raiders 2017 All-Clayton County Boys & Track and Field Team

BOYS FIRST TEAM 400-meter: Jaeden Douglass, Riverdale After winning the county championship and finishing second at the Region 3-AAAAA championships in the 400-meter, Douglass came home with a bronze medal at the Class AAAAA state championships. 300-meter hurdles: Xavier Allen, Riverdale Allen was the county champion in the 300-meter hurdles. He also placed at the […]

Should High School Basketball Players Be Able to Declare for the NBA Draft? – Presented by VNN

As Americans, we tend to fall in love with our rising stars who are breaking out on the national stage at a young age.  At 18, all eyes were on Patrick Kane as he started his professional hockey career with the Chicago Blackhawks. Nobody blinked twice when MLB’s Bryce Harper was selected to the National League […]

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