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River High School Cheerleaders Hosted Annual Cheer Clinic PDF Print E-mail
Written by Staff   
Thursday, July 10, 2014 8:15 AM

The River High School Cheerleaders hosted their annual cheer clinic June 23-27. A total of 60 children participated including ages from preschool to seventh grade. Activities included cheers, chants, tumbling, dances, crafts, and even a ride on Kris’ Kaboose barrel train. Their last day of camp included a final performance with awards. RHS cheer advisors are Heidi Pfalzgraf and Jacque Brown. Cheerleaders are Amanda Bennet, Tiffany Brown, Chelsea Pandzik, Zoey Miller, Maria Morrow, Alyson Johnson, Lilli Liskanich, Karigan Pfalzgraf, Meghan Sullivan and Teri Thomas. The cheerleaders appreciate the support of everyone who participated. Pictured above are all clinic participants.

River Sports 6/12/14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Miller, Correspondent   
Thursday, June 12, 2014 10:11 AM

At the Jessie Owens Memorial Stadium at The Ohio State University, two River athletes representing the Pilots competed for a state title on June 6th and 7th.

In the girls 300 meter low hurdles, Abby Caldwell’s time of 45.25 in the preliminaries qualified her for the finals. In the finals, she had a time of 45.30 finishing in 6th place.

This 6th place finish made Abby Caldwell an all-Ohioan.

In the boys high jump, Brok Cross had a leap of 6 feet to finish 12th.

River Sports 6/5/14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Miller, Correspondent   
Thursday, June 05, 2014 9:55 AM

The track teams participated in the regional tournament on May 28 and 30. The 4x800 team of Gabby Good, Shayna Indermuhle, Kara Dotterer and Makenna Collins finished 15th in the relay with a time of 11:24.98. Devyn Potts finished in 17.12 for the 100 hurdles which put her in 13th place. Potts was 9th in the 300 hurdles with a time of 47.76. Abby Caldwell was runner-up in the preliminaries of the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.77 seconds. She placed 5th in the finals with a time of 13.15. In the preliminaries, Caldwell finished 3rd in the 300 hurdles (49.81), while she was runner-up in the finals (46.55). The 4x400 team of Jessica Karpacs, Kyndra Earley, Gabby Good and Shayna Indermuhle were 16th in the relay. They had a time of 4:38. Courtney Imhoff tied for 11th in the high jump with a leap of 4 feet 8 inches. The girls team finished 16th overall, accumulating 12 points. For the boys: Brok Cross had a leap of 6 feet in the high jump.

Abby Caldwell and Brok Cross have advanced to the District III State Track and Field Championship. They will be in the 300 low hurdles and high jump respectively.

River Sports 5/29/14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Miller, Correspondent   
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:07 PM

Last week, the track teams participated in the Pioneer Valley Conference Championship. The girls were runners-up as a team, while the boys finished 5th. For the girls: The 4x800 team of Gabby Good, Makenna Collins, Kara Dotterer and Shayna Indermuhle were runners-up (11:37). In the 100 hurdles, Devyn Potts placed 2nd (17.2), and Courtney Imhoff was 5th (18.5). Abby Caldwell won the 100m dash (13.1). Makenna Collins was 6th in the 1600 (6:49). The 4x100 team of Jessica Karpacs, Imhoff, Abby Caldwell and Kyndra Earley won (54.0). Caldwell won the 300 hurdles (46.9), while Potts finished 3rd (50.5). Good placed 6th (2:53). Caldwell, also, won the 200 (27.0), and Potts placed 5th (29.6). The 4x400 team of Good, Karpacs, Indermuhle and Dotterer finished 4th (4:46). In the long jump, Karpacs was 3rd (13-11), while Imhoff placed 4th (13-08). Imhoff was runner-up in the high jump (4-08). Haylee Winkler was 5th in the shot put (28-06).

For the boys: The 4x800 team of Colten Rosen, Dan Fisher, Hunter Richmond and Oliver Cummins finished 4th (10:22). In the 100m, Bryce Cross placed 3rd (12.0). The 4x200 team of Brandon Carpenter, Joey Flannery, Broc Cross and Bryce Cross won (1:35). The 4x100 team of Carpenter, Braden Whetsell, Brok Cross and Bryce Cross were 5th (51.2). In the 200m dash, Bryce Cross was 3rd (23.6), and Carpenter finished 5th (24.9). In the high jump, Broc Cross won (5-10) and Colton Wright was runner-up (5-08). Bret Rosen won the shot (42-11).

The softball team concluded their season on Tuesday, May 20th when they lost to state ranked Strasburg in postseason action.  They were defeated 3-1. Monica Curtis and Gabby Goudy were on the mound.  They combined for 3 strikeouts. Curtis had 2 hits and a run batted in. Haylee Bowers and Rosie Romick each contributed a hit.

River Sports 45/22/14 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jason Miller, Correspondent   
Thursday, May 22, 2014 9:55 AM

The Lady Pilots defeated St. Johns 3-1 in sectional action on Monday, May 12. Monica Curtis pitched the entire game, fanning 5 batters. She, along with Mackenzie Marshall, contributed a hit and an RBI. Haylee Bowers and Maddi Taylor each had a hit, while Mikayla Cieszeski added 2 hits.

On Tuesday, May 13, the River baseball team lost to Bridgeport 10-0 in sectional action.

The softball team was handed one of their few losses this year on Friday, May 16. They were defeated 7-3 by Steubenville Catholic Central. Both Gabby Goudy and Rosie Romick contributed to the pitching. Curtis, Romick and Cieszeski each added a hit. Cieszeski had an RBI, while Bowers contributed 2 hits and 2 runs batted in.