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

Girls Golf Team Sweeps League

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...

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

Hubble Recalls Rio Years

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...

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...

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

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

Debbie Meyer’s lasting legacy

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...

Football Injuries Concerning Public

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....

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...

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)

Athletes Compete Against Dress Codes

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,...

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

Raiders Blow 1st-Half Lead in Homecoming

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...

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...

Competition Matters More Than Winning

Competition Matters More Than Winning

Jared Moisey, Web Editor August 28, 2018

  During his final league meet, swim coach Tyson Frenn gathered the entire team for his last pre-meet talk. 2017 marked the 15th consecutive CAL(Capital Athletic League) championship for the team,...

Smoky Air Affects Practices

Smoky Air Affects Practices

Katelyn Newton, Mirada Staff August 28, 2018

Over the summer students might have looked up from their pool, or maybe out the window from their couch, and seen gray skies. What might have looked like clouds were actually piles of smoke from the...

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