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Riverdale Raiders at North Clayton Eagles, Friday 7:30 p.m. at Southern Crescent Stadium

By Luke Strickland  Clayton Daily News Records can usually be thrown out the window when Riverdale and North Clayton meet for the Southside Classic, but the 2016 edition features two programs with vastly different mindsets. The Raiders are hoping to qualify for the postseason for the first time since 2012 with senior quarterback Joseph Cambridge

Riverdale Partners with MADD and Falcons for 5K Against Drunk Driving

Join the Riverdale Raider’s Football team as they Rise Up & Run 5K like MADD with the Atlanta Falcons and win the High School Football Challenge benefiting Mothers Against Drunk Driving! The football team is pleased to partnership with MADD & the Atlanta Falcons and begin RHS 1st annual Run & Walk like MADD to

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Riverdale Raiders

By:  Luke Strickland, Clayton Daily News Last Week: 9-6 loss to Jonesboro (scrimmage) The Raiders took on Jonesboro in a hard-fought scrimmage last Thursday. Riverdale flashed glimpsed of potential dominance at times, but were hindered by a whopping 16 penalties against the Cardinals. On the bright side, the gifted pass-catching duo of senior quarterback Joseph

All Teams Schedule: Week of August 15 – August 21

Here’s a preview of this week’s events for Riverdale High School, August 15 – August 21 MONDAY August 15, 2016 No events happening TUESDAY August 16, 2016 5:00 PM 5:30 PM Varsity Volleyball @ North Clayton Girls Varsity Softtball @ Morrow SCHEDULE   WEDNESDAY August 17, 2016 5:00 PM 5:30 PM JV Varsity Volleyball vs.

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