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by Perry King on November 27, 2013
With a 3–1 finals win over St. Andrew’s College Nov. 6, St. Michael’s Blues finished the Division 1 boys’ volleyball conference season undefeated.

Their 6-0 regular season and 3–0 playoff showing results in a berth in the OFSAA championships, which begin Nov. 21. If the Blues win...(More)
by Brian Baker on March 9, 2012
Four years ago, Riverdale CI was just starting its girls hockey program.

On Feb. 29, the team was taking part in its first ever Tier 2 semi-final game, a testament to the hard work put in by coaches John Fallis and James Lau, along with the dedicated roster.

Unfortunately...(More)
by Brian Baker on January 26, 2012
The powerplay proved to be the edge for Humberside, even though the varsity boys hockey team had trouble staying out of the box themselves.

In their Jan. 17 match against Riverdale, the maroon and silver scored two goals with a man advantage on three opportunities.

A 4-2...(More)
by Brian Baker on December 15, 2011
Learning to do line changes efficiently could be the extra boost Riverdale needs to skate past its opponents.

As witnessed in their season opener against Oakwood CI, Nov. 30, the young squad has the depth to pull off a coup in South Region Tier 2 hockey, but first it must get used to...(More)
by Brian Baker on November 17, 2011
The South Region volleyball playoffs have begun, and if their match against Parkdale Nov. 2 is any indication, Riverdale is ready for more than just the regionals. They’re thinking Citys.

It came right down to the last point in the third set, with the Raiders being threatened. The...(More)
by Brian Baker on June 20, 2011
A trip to Stan Wadlow Park on June 1 would’ve seen a football score instead of a baseball tally.

Two-time Tier 2 champions Riverdale started their 2011 playoff run in the quarterfinals against Marc Garneau with a season-high cache of runs, downing the eighth seed 20-10.
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by Brian Baker on April 18, 2011
The spirit of Riverdale surges through Kayla Van der Kolk like a well-placed spike.

For the grade 11 student, getting involved in all things Raider is a prerequisite for making her time at school more enjoyable. School spirit is something she’s learned from her parents, Lance and...(More)
by Brian Baker on February 11, 2011
Riverdale has raided the playoff bracket.

The school’s Tier 1 senior girls volleyball team did so by clinching third spot in the South Region’s East Division with a 2-0 (25-17, 25-17) win over Jarvis Bulldogs, Jan. 31.

But the berth into the next round is raising...(More)
by Brian Baker on November 22, 2010
Danforth Collegiate is confident these days, but don’t mistake it for arrogance.

Coach Mark Graul shares his team’s self-assurance they can snatch the South Region title quicker than a Redhawk on a Raider.

Nov. 8 proved to be a successful semi-final game for Danforth as...(More)
by Brian Baker on November 18, 2010
The volleyball rivalry between Riverdale and Danforth has been put to rest for another year, as the senior boys Redhawks ousted the Raiders from South Region contention.

Taking to the court Nov. 8, the boys lost 3-0 (25-18, 29-27, 25-11), but put in a performance that cemented coach...(More)
by Brian Baker on October 26, 2010
An experiment in basketball strategy proved risky for East York Athenas Oct. 12.

Coach Gina Theofilaktidis spread her charges out on the hardwood initially, which led to 12-11 lead for Riverdale at the end of the first, and an ensuing 22-19 deficit at halftime.

“We tried...(More)
by Brian Baker on October 22, 2010
Riverdale Raiders coach Trung Duong thought his team was in for a lambasting.

Facing East York Athenas Oct. 12, the senior girls Tier 2 basketball team fended off nerves and held on to their lead until the dying seconds of overtime where a 6-0 EY run shifted momentum. They would lose...(More)
by Brian Baker on June 17, 2010
Back-to-back Tier 2 baseball championships felt good for Riverdale Raiders as they basked in their 3-0 victory over Central Tech Blues June 9.

Pitching a complete game shutout for the east-end school was Adam Sebesta, striking out 12 batters and allowing only three hits.
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by Brian Baker on May 17, 2010
Riverdale forward Michael Brown was taken to the earth so hard and fast during the first half of a match against Central Tech Blues May 11, the only sound heard was a muted pop.

When the wreckage of rugby players was cleared, they found him body prone, a sure sign that the collision...(More)
by Brian Baker on May 3, 2010
North Toronto’s co-ed volleyball team learned sometimes you need a little finesse, sometimes you need a lot when it comes to battling Riverdale Raiders.

Winning their fourth game of the season 3-1 (20-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-23) April 19, the Norsemen moved to a 3-1 record.
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