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Girls Basketball Hires New Coach

Girls Basketball Hires New Coach

Ashley Lundberg, Rio Mirada May 26, 2022

When Madison Wood was a senior forward for the El Camino Eagles, she twice helped her team dominate Rio Americano on the way to a league title–the first time 74-40, the second 71-39. Now she wants...

Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Taylor Baker Leads Girls Golf

Ashley Lundberg, Mirada Staff April 7, 2022

With an expert swing of her 9-iron, Taylor Baker sends the ball flying up in a high arc, landing softly on the green of the fourth hole at Ancil Hoffman Golf Course. The ball spins back, inching its way...

Seniors Abby OBrien, Sierra Witte, and Hailee Hackett are honored Feb. 5 at Senior Night.

Seniors bid farewell to girls’ basketball team

Ashley Lundberg, Staff Writer February 18, 2022

As the final buzzer rang out Feb. 12 at Rio Americano's basketball game against El Camino, the sound signaled much more than the end of the game.  For seniors Hailee Hackett, Abby O'Brien, and Sierra...

Abby OBrien named Sacramentos top Girls Senior Basketball Player

Abby O’Brien named Sacramento’s top Girls’ Senior Basketball Player

Ashley Lundberg, Mirada Staff February 18, 2022

Rio Americano’s top scorer, Abby O’Brien, has been voted by a Sacramento Bee poll as the area’s top senior girls’ basketball player.  Known for her deadly accurate three-point shot, O’Brien...

Rio Hires New Head Football Coach

Rio Hires New Head Football Coach

Elizabeth Griggs, Mirada Staff February 11, 2022

After struggling through a season with only one win, Rio Americano hopes to turn its football program around with a new head coach. Principal Cliff Kelly has announced that the school has hired Reid...

Rio senior athletes sign

Rio senior athletes sign

Sarah Hamzic, Mirada Staff February 10, 2022


Should MLB Players Who Used PEDs Be Allowed In The Hall Of Fame?

Gavin Dormann, Guest Writer December 8, 2021

With MLB Hall Of Fame induction coming up, it is still in question whether players who used Performance Enhancing Drugs should be allowed into the Hall Of Fame. From around 1998 to 2003, players in the...

Football takes on El Camino this Saturday

Jordan Hoffman , Mirada Staff September 17, 2021

This Saturday at 1 pm varsity football will play their rival, El Camino, at Del Campo high school. It will be the teams first league game of the season. Tickets are available for purchase at school...

Elijah Rogalski his a home run against Inderkum. Rio won 10-3. Photo by Josh Zezzo

Baseball beats Del Campo to reach 18-1

Josh Zezzo, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

In a season shortened by the Covid-19 pandemic, Rio Americano is cramming in all the wins that they can, riding a 12-game winning streak to an 18-1 record (10-0, Capital Athletic League) and a spot in...

It’s My Gym Too

Angie Stevens, Editor April 15, 2021
The suffocating atmosphere of sweaty testosterone-pumping men and the invisible lines that many women feel nervous to cross at their gym, makes it extremely difficult to feel welcome.    
Senior Emma Chally works on her serve during practice at Rio early in the season. Chally was one of four graduating seniors playing on the team this year and will attend University of California in Santa Barbara in the fall.

Girls tennis finds success in a challenging season

Taylor White, Mirada Staff April 11, 2021

Being one of the first sports to start up again after a year of quarantine, the girls varsity tennis team had a successful season.   The team had a record of 9-1, almost undefeated and losing only...

Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Getting Back in the Swing of Things

Emma Hutchinson, Mirada Staff March 30, 2021

Before every match, regardless of the opponent, girls varsity golf coach Steve Kronick gathers his team in a circle, reminding each player to play her game instead of getting bogged down in the stress...

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