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Riverdale’s Beasley signs with Concordia College

Riverdale senior Ryan Beasley signed to continue his baseball career at Concordia College in Selma, Ala. Thursday afternoon at Riverdale High School. Beasley led the the Raiders with a .419 average, 15 RBIs and 20 stolen bases as a senior this season, and becomes the first Raider to sign a baseball scholarship during coach Brian

Riverdale’s DeAngelo Harris to run track at Shorter

By Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — Riverdale’s DeAngelo Harris signed a scholarship to continue his track and field career at Shorter College next season. Harris debated between offers from Benedict College and Livingstone College before deciding on Shorter. He said the relationship he built with the program’s coaches ultimately weighed into his

Class of 2016 Raiders Martriculate to College

  Former Riverdale Raiders will be matriculating to college and preparing to compete on the college football gridiron this fall. Class of 2016 graduate will be playing college football on the FBS, Division II, NAIA,and Junior College level: DT –  Chidi Okonya – Duke University – Durham, North Carolina DL –  Amere Jones – Henderson University

Riverdale’s Runeshia Williams coming into her own in field events

By Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — Riverdale High School’s Runeshia Williams didn’t pick up a shot put until her eighth grade year at Kendrick Middle School. She still remembers the first time she ever launched a shot put. Barry Ross, a longtime coach at Kendrick Middle, asked Williams if she wanted to

Riverdale High’s Walker ready to lead improved defense in 2016

By Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — Last season, Riverdale High’s defense allowed 24 points per game en route to a 5-5 record. The Raiders had talent on the defensive side of the ball, but were hurt by inexperience in important games. A bright spot on last year’s defensive unit was the emergence

Cambridge, White hoping to lead Riverdale to postseason with dynamic passing game

Luke Strickland – Clayton Daily News RIVERDALE — As the game of football continues to evolve, it’s essential to have the ability to throw the ball downfield in order to be successful. Finding able components to that pass-catching puzzle isn’t easy at the high school level. Many offenses still rely on heavy doses of running