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Rio Americano High School

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Rio Americano High School

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Reid talking with a referee at a game. He took Rio from a 1-8 record before his tenure to a 9-3 record in his final seson.

Head Football Coach Leaving Rio for Coaching Position at University of West Georgia

Adam Ramirez and Will Mann February 12, 2024

After leading Rio Americano to its most successful season in this century, football coach Reid Sanders is leaving to take a job as running back coach at the University of West Georgia. West Georgia has...

Girls Basketball Winter Season Underway

Girls Basketball Winter Season Underway

Mapalo Kateule and Bailey Toler January 25, 2024

The Rio girls basketball team is striving for success as the winter season gets underway. “Players have shown a high level of commitment by showing up for practice 4-5 times a week,” said coach...

Austin Bell holding his champion belts.

Meet Professional Wrestler Austin Bell, Rio’s New Head Wrestling Coach

Adam Ramirez December 8, 2023

Wanting to share the experience of wrestling with students at Rio, military veteran and pro wrestler Austin Bell has taken the mantle of the head coach of the wrestling team. With 60 kids already on the...

Hannah Broadland leads the San Diego Crew Classic as the coxswain.

Rio Alum Rows Toward Her Future

Stella Plain December 6, 2023

With Lake Natoma only a two-minute drive from her house, it was a given that Rio alum Hannah Broadland would become a professional rower. Broadland is a Rio graduate of 2017 and former Capital Crew...

Senior Allie Lehrer climbs a difficult overhanging boulder at The Boulder Field.

Resilience and Commitment Aid Climber

Aidan Hewitt December 2, 2023

Experienced climber Allie Lehrer is a senior at Rio Americano. Despite many injuries and setbacks during her climbing journey, Lehrer has managed to stay active in the climbing community. Lehrer began...

Rio team celebrates rivalry win against El Camino.

Football Team Wraps Up Historic Season

Niko Chatzis November 13, 2023

After 12 long weeks, the Rio Americano football team’s season has finally come to an end. After beating Fairfield in the first round of playoffs, the Raiders then went against the number-one seed in...

Rio Americano beats Fairfield in playoff opener

Rio Americano beats Fairfield in playoff opener

November 8, 2023

In Rio Americano’s first playoff game in memory, the offense left the field after a safety with seven seconds left.  But that was the plan, and the Raiders (9-2) got it right–this time–hanging...

The Rowdy Raiders lined up at a Hawaiian-themed football game.

Rowdy Raiders’ School Spirit Can’t Be Stopped

Navaeh Halstead, Mara Thomas October 22, 2023

The Rowdy Raiders are a hard group to miss at sporting events. They lead the student section in chants and movements, making sure the crowd is full of energy. They are continually upbeat and enthusiastic...

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