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December 4, 2018

Womens Basketball Looks to Impress

Womens Basketball Looks to Impress

Synia thrower, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018

As the winter sports season begins, the girls basketball teams have their eyes set on another successful season. Unlike last season, the program is fortunately able to have 3 levels this year, Freshman, JV, and Varsity. An influx of freshmen came out to play this year which had not been the case for...

Girls Golf Team Sweeps League

Junior Katelyn Kamilos chips the ball out of the rough. Photo by Ed
Mahone.

Annalee Gorman and Emily Borg

November 2, 2018

The girls golf team qualified for divisionals for the first time in seven years after tying with Christian Brothers for second in league. This year, they’ve only lost three matches. Both times Christian Brothers and Rio faced off in a league match they tied. Last year, the golf team lost to...

Hubble recalls Rio years

Former coach Gordon Hubble with varsity runners Nicolas Gorman, Ross Gowan, Jack Pallasen, Chase Gordon, Jensen Salvatori, Reed Moore, and Jack Murphy

Mickey Doolittle, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

The cross country team continued its recent success at sections this year, but they did so without the guidance of longtime coach Gordon Hubble, who left his position at the school during last track season. Hubble coached for over 30 years, and led the team to eighth place at the state meet in 2016. ...

Water Polo Team Dominates League

Water Polo Team Dominates League

Malek Amaya-Safi, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

This upcoming Thursday and Friday, the Girls and Boys Water Polo teams get the opportunity to compete in the Section Championship. Both teams have played outstandingly this season; each winning league championships. The boys team has won league championship for the last ten years, and the girls have...

EAGLES GROUNDED

A fight broke out before halftime, which ended the game with the Raiders up 42-7.

Mikey Doolittle, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

Rio’s football season came to an unexpected end on Friday night when they faced El Camino. Despite the game lasting less than an hour and a half, it will go down as one of the most memorable Raider games in recent memory. The kicked off with a bang when Rio set the tone with a big touchdown by J...

Debbie Meyer’s lasting legacy

In the photo from the 1969 year-
book, Debbie Meyer poses with the

medals she won at the Mexico City
Olympics in October 1968.

Annalee Gorman, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

Fifty years ago, a Rio alumni swimmer, Debbie Meyer, became the first female to win three gold medals at the age of 16 in the same meet in the 200, 400 and 800m freestyle at the Mexico City Olympics in 1968. Since then, it has not been repeated. After making an indelible mark on swimming as a teen, she...

Football injuries concerning public

Malek Amaya-Safi, Mirada Staff

November 2, 2018

The NFL is attempting to cut down on football related injuries by imposing new rules and regulations. Parents are being forced to take action and not let their children risk their lives playing football. Hassan Alaei, a player for the Rio Americano football team, said, “Coaches are trying to teach...

Skater Dasha Kovalenko glides to gold medals

Skater Dasha Kovalenko glides to gold medals

Annalee Gorman, Staff Writer

October 9, 2018

At four every morning, Junior Dasha Kovalenko wakes up to skate for her two hour figure skating practice at Skatetown in Roseville. She has been skating since she was six years old after her mom took her to the rink for fun. “After that, I never wanted to leave the ice. I fell in love with it and eventually took it up as a sport,” said Kovalen...

Athletes compete against dress codes

Varsity boy runners [left to right] Nicolas Gorman (10), Zach Chambers (9), Ross Gowan (10), Jensen Salvatori (11), Conner Ettinger (11), and Ermayes Mamo (9)

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff

October 2, 2018

A recent disagreement on the cross country team sparked a new question: is there a school sports dress code? Many people have an opinion about the dress code at school, but when it comes to athletics, students have never been told what to wear aside from their coach’s requirements. In early Septemb...

Raiders blow 1st-half lead in Homecoming

Jalen Taylor gets tackled after a long run.  Photo by Jane Snider.

Mickey Doolittle, Mirada Staff

October 2, 2018

In front of a packed homecoming crowd on Friday night, Rio football looked to upset Christian Brothers and bounce back after losing three of their first four games, “Going into the game, we knew if we did our jobs, we would com out with the win,” said junior quarterback Mitchell Dixon. “Our coaches ...

HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

Rebecca Smith and Luke Richards

October 2, 2018

School rivalries unite student sections and build excitement for upcoming games, but the question how far is too far is a concern many schools have. The recent Jesuit vs. Rio football game sparked a heated Twitter battle between the two school’s accounts. Through videos and comments, the two schools h...

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