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Lady Raiders defeat Monterey Trails

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Katie King, a junior playing for River City’s varsity team, goes up for the shot, Katie was one of the high scorers with 14 points. Photo by DE’ONNA JACK

[adrotate group=”7″]  FROM THE NEWS-LEDGER — DEC 21, 2011 —

On December 13, the River City High School girls basketball team hosted Monterey Trails. Only j.v. and varsity squads played, so the RCHS freshmen had the night off. Both RCHS Teams were victorious. The final score in the junior varsity game was 55-30 in favor of the Raiders, and the RCHS varsity won 61-45. Raider girls basketball will be back home again on January 4, 2012 when the team hosts Woodland.

Makaila Robinson, a sophomore in action for the JV squad Photo by DE’ONNA JACK


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Raider student-athletes honored

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NEWS-LEDGER DEC 7, 2011 - 135 of the students on River City High School’s athletic teams managed to achieve a grade point average of 3.0 (a “B”) or above during the fall semester at the school. Last Thursday, the school recognized their achievement as student-athletes. (Photo courtesy of DE’ONNA JACK)

RCHS dance recital on Friday

Volleyball finishes tied for fourth

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Amanda McGuffey seen in action for the River City High JV team on Oct. 31, 2011, against Cosumnes Oaks

Amanda McGuffey seen in action for the JV Team (photo by DE'ONNA JACK



River City High School’s volleyball team played their Cosumnes Oaks on Oct. 31.    The freshman squad had the night off. The Raider junior varsity lost 2-0, while the Varsity won in 5 by a final of 3-2.

Tiffany Monroy,  seen in action for the River City High School varsity volleyball team on Oct. 31, 2011, against Cosumnes Oaks  (photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

Tiffany Monroy, seen in action for the Varsity Team (photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

The team played its final game of the season on Nov. 2 at Liberty Ranch. The RCHS frosh won 2-0, while the j.v. and varsity teams each lost their match.

The 2011 team tied for fourth place in league standings.

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High score for RCHS senior


NEWS-LEDGER — NOV 2, 2011 —

River City High School’s Alana Csaposs has received a “letter of commendation” from the National Merit Scholarship Program.

[adrotate group=”9″] According to the school, she is among the 50,000 highest-testing students from over 1.5 million nationwide who took the PSAT last year. That test is a precursor to the SAT test taken by many college-bound seniors.

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Four point loss for RCHS — but headed for playoffs

Uriah Clark, always a leading ball carrier for the Raider varsity squad, with the handoff from Tucker McAmoil (photo by DE’ONNA JACK)


On Friday, River City High School played its final football game of the regular season at home against the Union Mine Diamondbacks.

Aaron Tyson of the River City JV team, playing defense and breaking up a pass (photo by DE’ONNA JACK)

Both the junior varsity and varsity games were very close, with Union Mine edging out River City J.V. by two points and edging out the River City varsity by 4.

The Raider junior varsity team was down early in the game by 14 points and fought their way back to tie the game up at the half. However, Union Mine would eventually go on to score a few more touchdowns and win the game by a final score of 36-34.

Scoring for River City were  Bo Alvarez, who had 2 TD’s, one for 17 yards and another for 14 yards.  Aaron Tyson had a 2 yard TD run and a 31 yard TD run, while Jamal Williams ran for a 95 yard TD.  The JV Team ended the season with an overall record of  6-4.

[adrotate group=”10″]  In the varsity game, River City’s defense did a good job of defending Sean Tow, the state’s leading rusher.  Raider quarterback Tucker McAmoil was 6 for 11, passing for a 158 yards;  Malik Dumetz had five receptions for a total of 95 yards; Andrew Dutra had two receptions for a total of 63 yards (the longest of which was for 45 yards);  Tevita Mafi scored on a fumble recovery in the end zone and Uriah Clark has 8 carries for a 125 yards with 2 TD’s.

But Union Mine prevailed 24-20.

Uriah Clark finished the season with 1,054 yards rushing for the Raiders, and 13 touchdowns.

The varsity team finished the season with an overall record of 5-5.

The Raiders have secured a spot in the playoffs and will travel to Elk Grove on Fridayto face Elk Grove, which went 10-0 in its regular season season.

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One Jr. Raider squad makes playoffs

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#70 Justin Hamel, #75 Jason Swearingin and #10 Flores of the RC Junior Raiders’ Jr Pee Wee team making the tackle.(photo by DE’ONNA JACK)


The Jr Pee Wee Raiders traveled to Pleasant Grove on Saturday to face the Rio Linda Jr Knights in the Sacramento Youth Football League’s 2011 Playoffs.

The last time these two teams met in the regular season, Rio Linda outscored River City by a score of 20-6, but in the playoffs, the game was a little different.  River City held Rio Linda to just 6 points in the first half, with the score at half being 6-0, Rio Linda; however, in the 3 rd quarter Amari Duncan scored on a long touchdown run for River City and tied the game up.

J.Bracy in action for the Jr Pee Wee against Davis on 10/22/11

The game remained tied 6-6 going into the 4th quarter and with just about 4 ½  minutes left to play, Rio Linda scored to go up 13-6.  River City got the ball back and was able to get in the red zone with under a minute left; however, with no time outs left, they simply ran out of time. Final score 13-6.