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Athletic News
Cheer Tryouts
Cheer clinics for 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade cheerleading, football season ONLY are: May 9th,10th and 11 from 1:45 - 4:30 pm in JRW gym

Tryouts for Cheerleading are May 12th at 3:30 pm in the JRW gym

Cheer clinics for 8th grade cheerleading will be May 15, 16 and 18.  Tryouts will be on May 22nd.  They will be from 5:00-7:00 pm in the LaMuth gym.

Girls Tennis
Riverside High School is looking to jump start the girl's interscholastic tennis team for the fall 2017 season. We would compete against other schools in the Western Reserve Conference. We will be having an introductory/interest meeting for any and all interested girls going into grades 9-12, along with their parent(s), on April 11 at 6:00 pm in the Riverside Lecture Room. If interested, please stop by the Riverside Athletic Office to sign up, or email secretary Kim McDonald at [email protected]net 
Wendy's High School Heisman - Scholarship and awards program

Wendy's High School Heisman

Wendy’s is a believer in creating opportunities for people in our communities, especially through high schools.  Wendy’s scholarship and awards program celebrates exceptional student-athletes and supports high school education.

In partnership with the Heisman Memorial Trust (yes, that Heisman), Wendy’s High School Heisman awards $150,000 in scholarships annually to students in all 50 states who excel in athletics, academics and community leadership. To-date we’ve awarded more than $1.9 million to support education while honoring more than 600,000 of the nation’s most esteemed high school senior student-athletes.

2017 Scholarship Program Opens March 1

This scholarship is for current juniors.   The application for the 2017-2018 scholarship program opens on March 1.  Learn more and apply at wendysheisman.com.

Pay to Participate Fees 2016-17
Fall Season

9th thru 12th
Cross Country - $175
Football - $641
Golf - $0
Soccer - Boys - $236
Soccer - Girls - $236
Volleyball - $87

Cross Country - $157
Football - $279
Volleyball - $46

Cheerleading (fall season) - $137

Winter Season

9th thru 12th
Boys Basketball - $534
Girls Basketball - $551
Swim - $357
Wrestling - $283

Boys Basketball - $340
Girls Basketball - $312
Wrestling 7/8th - $187

Cheerleading (winter season) - $137

Spring Season

9th thru 12th
Baseball - $487
Softball - $521
Track - $269

Track - $176
Sports Physicals
All athletes must have a current physical and Emergency Medical Form on file to participate in any practice, tryout or contest. Physicals are good one year to the date of exam. When going for your physical, please have the doctor fill out the OHSAA physical form below.  Parents must also fill out and sign the Emergency Medical Form.  Both these forms must be turned into your coach before you can participate in any tryouts,  practices or contest.

OHSAA Physical Form 2016/2017

Emergency Medical Form

Support Groups & Contacts

Gridiron Club
Tim Keller, President, email:  [email protected]
Bob Simpson - Vice President, email:  [email protected]
Pam Sleek - Treasurer
Mark Rudler - Secretary, email [email protected]

Riverside Wrestling Club
Mike Richner, President, [email protected]
Rich VanPelt , Vice President
Karl Dickinson, Treasure
Open Position, Secretary

RBI Club
President, Ron Schwarzwalder - email: [email protected]  (216) 299-7353
Vice President, Darryl Lory
Secretary, Heather Mawhorr
Treasurer, Michael Garmone

Riverside Soccer Club
President: Keith Varsey 440-669-0194
[email protected]

Riverside Girl's Basketball - Courtside Club
[email protected]
Chris Parsons - President, [email protected]; 440-823-6438
Laura Parsons, - Vice President, [email protected]; 440-823-6584
Michele Carpenter - Treasurer, [email protected], 440-867-6852
Anne Holm & Cheryl Schutt- Co-Secretaries

Riverside Boy’s Basketball – Rebounder Club
President: Patrece Spiesman ([email protected])
Vice President: Matt Senyes ([email protected])
Treasurer: Amy Garmone ([email protected])
Secretary: Melanie Senyes ([email protected])

Flying R Club: (Track and Cross Country)
Presidents: Jane Swank, email: [email protected]
Vice Presidents: Randy Myers
Co-Secretary: Michelle Elersich and Shanon Berwald
Treasurer: Anne Marie Rice

Riverside Volleyball Boosters
email: [email protected]
Presidents: John Storey, Jr.
Vice President: Paula Gordos
Secretary: Jen Storey
Treasurer: Jeff Jordan

Band Boosters
Teresa Stropkey - [email protected]
Support Organization Bylaws and Policies can be found here. 

Gifts, Grants and Donations Bylaws and Policies can be found here
Riverside Athletics
Athletic Director:
George Bellios
Phone: (440) 358-8330
Fax: (440) 352-3890
Email: [email protected]
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