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Yamco finishes third at state in 800

Shane Yamco broke his own school record twice at the Class 1A state track meet last weekend at Charleston’s Eastern Illinois University, and he finished in third place in the 800 meters.

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Monday 05/28/2018
Foreman wins shot put state title
Posted: May 28, 2018

Riverton’s Jolie Foreman won the Class AA eighth grade shot put title Friday at the junior high state meet in East Peoria.

Monday 04/23/2018
Hawk boys track second at New Berlin quad
Updated: April 23, 2018 - 3:17 pm

The Riverton boys track team totaled 73 points Thursday at a New Berlin quadrangular and finished 23 points behind victorious Auburn.

Monday 04/16/2018
Rogers throws no-hitter for Hawk softball
Posted: April 16, 2018

Neely Rogers tossed a no-hitter and struck out three, and the Riverton Lady Hawks softball team finally played a full game last Wednesday, routing St. Teresa 16-0 in five innings.

Monday 04/09/2018
Soccer Hawks second at East Peoria Raider Classic
Posted: April 09, 2018

The Riverton Lady Hawks soccer team finished in second place at the East Peoria Raider Classic Saturday.

Monday 03/26/2018
Weir excited to be new RHS AD
Posted: March 26, 2018

Tom Weir was not looking to leave his position as principal at St. Aloysius Catholic School, but when the Riverton Athletic/Activities Director position came open, he jumped at it.

Monday 02/19/2018
Bullets nip Hawks with late rally
Posted: February 19, 2018

Riverton boys basketball coach Kody Kirkpatrick said his team was “two turnovers away from playing about as good a game as we have played all year.”

Monday 01/22/2018
Pals reaches 1000 points, but Lady Hawks fall to T-C/SV
Posted: January 22, 2018

Riverton’s Addison Pals eclipsed the 1000 point mark, but a late charge by her Lady Hawks came up just short Monday night as the Tri-City/Sangamon Valley girls basketball team snuck out a 52-50 win at the Sangamon County Tournament in Athens.

Monday 12/25/2017
Lady Bullets rally past Riverton
Posted: December 25, 2017

Olivia Felts scored 16 points and Lilly Doneghue 14, and the visiting Williamsville Lady Bullets girls basketball team went on a 17-2 run in the second and third quarters to take the lead for good in a 47-42 win over Riverton last Thursday in Sangamo Conference action.

Monday 12/18/2017
Lady Hawks rout Decatur Christian
Posted: December 18, 2017

The host Riverton Lady Hawks girls basketball team scored the first 23 points of the game Monday night and routed the Decatur Christian Warriors 78-14.

Monday 12/11/2017
Hawks nip Tornadoes
Posted: December 11, 2017

The visiting Riverton Hawks boys basketball team rallied from a 24-17 deficit late in the second period and held off Tri-City 47-44 Tuesday night in nonconference action.

Monday 12/04/2017
Hawks go 3-2 at Beardstown
Posted: December 04, 2017

The Riverton varsity boys basketball team opened its season by winning three of five games at the Beardstown Tournament and finishing in third place out of six squads.

Wrestlers edge past Southeast in season opener
Posted: December 04, 2017

The Riverton/Williamsville wrestling team opened its season last Wednesday with a split of two dual meets at Southeast.

Monday 11/27/2017
RHS girls rally past Clinton
Posted: November 27, 2017

All-Tournament team member Addison Pals scored 24 points, and the Riverton varsity girls basketball team outscored host Clinton 13-4 in the fourth quarter to rally for a 41-35 victory in the fifth place game of the Turkey Tussle Saturday.

Monday 11/06/2017
Lady Hawks repeat as regional champs
Posted: November 06, 2017

The Riverton High School volleyball team repeated as regional champs Thursday night, though the Lady Hawks had to rally in both games and edged Athens 25-21, 25-23.

Monday 10/30/2017
Hawks finish season with win over Pittsfield
Posted: October 30, 2017

The general improvement shown by the Riverton Hawks football team since the beginning of the season was more evident than ever Friday night, as the Hawks controlled play for most of the first three quarters and cruised Pittsfield 27-16 for their first win of the season.

Monday 10/23/2017
Hawks edged in regional final
Posted: October 23, 2017

Riverton boys soccer coach Chris Bertolino emphasizes the importance of the first five minutes after any goal scored, and that mantra worked against the Hawks Saturday in an entertaining regional final.

Monday 10/02/2017
Lady Hawks finish third at county VB
Posted: October 02, 2017

The Riverton Lady Hawks volleyball team finished in third place at the Sangamon County Tournament Monday after edging past Williamsville 25-17, 25-18.

Monday 09/25/2017
PORTA rallies past Hawks
Updated: September 25, 2017 - 3:18 pm

The Riverton Hawks football team had its first lead of the season Friday at PORTA, but the host Bluejays scored the final 30 points of the game in a 30-7 Sangamo win.

Monday 09/11/2017
Hawks finish second at Four Corners Classic
Posted: September 11, 2017

A solid second half could not overcome a sluggish first half, and the host Riverton/Tri-City soccer team suffered its first loss Saturday in the finals of the Four Corners Classic to Beardstown 3-2.

Monday 09/04/2017
Bullets cruise past Hawks in season opener
Posted: September 04, 2017

Williamsville football coach Aaron Kunz is “really excited” about his defense, and that unit did not disappoint Friday as the Bullets blanked Riverton 48-0 in the Sangamo Conference season opener for both squads.

Monday 08/28/2017
RMS boys outlast Mt. Pulaski
Posted: August 28, 2017

The Riverton Middle School baseball team nearly blew a 12-3 lead, but outlasted host Mt. Pulaski 16-13 Monday.

Monday 08/21/2017
Lady Hawks rout Tri-City, St. Al's
Posted: August 21, 2017

The host Riverton Middle School softball team exploded for 10 runs in the first and 11 more in the second Friday in a 21-3 win over Tri-City.

Monday 06/19/2017
Riverton board hires three new HS coaches
Posted: June 19, 2017

The Riverton School Board approved three new high school head coaches at Monday’s regular meeting: Joe Stevens for football, Brent McKinney for baseball and Pat Spencer for wrestling.

Monday 05/22/2017
Lady Hawks edge Lady Bullets for first regional title
Posted: May 22, 2017

It took a while for the Riverton Lady Hawks soccer team to beat the seemingly impenetrable wall known as Lilly Doneghue, but Anika Duncan scored with 22:45 remaining and the goal stood up in a 1-0 win over Williamsville Friday.

Monday 05/15/2017
Hambelton dismissed as RHS football coach
Posted: May 15, 2017

Riverton High School is looking for a new football coach after the school board voted 4-3 Monday night to dismiss coach John Hambelton.

Monday 05/08/2017
Eighth grade boys track second at six-team meet
Posted: May 08, 2017

The Riverton eighth grade boys track team finished in second place at a six-team meet hosted by Williamsville last Thursday.

Monday 05/01/2017
Seventh grade boys track wins home meet
Posted: May 01, 2017

The Riverton seventh grade boys track team scored 79 points and won a home quadrangular meet last Tuesday.

Monday 04/24/2017
Lady Hawks rally past Pawnee
Posted: April 24, 2017

Neely Rogers’ two-run homer rallied the host Riverton Lady Hawks softball team to a 4-3 win over Pawnee last Wednesday.

Seventh grade boys track third at county
Posted: April 24, 2017

The Riverton Hawks seventh grade boys track team finished in third place at the Sangamon County meet Saturday at New Berlin.

Monday 04/17/2017
Lady Hawks blank Auburn
Posted: April 17, 2017

Anika Duncan scored twice and Kasie Atkins and Megan Wilson also scored as the host Riverton varsity girls soccer team bested Sangamo foe Auburn 5-0 Monday night.

Monday 04/10/2017
Hawk boys fifth at Pretzel Open
Updated: April 10, 2017 - 8:11 pm

The Riverton track teams opened their season Saturday at the Pretzel Open in New Berlin.

Monday 04/03/2017
Hawk baseball rallies past Beardstown
Posted: April 03, 2017

The host Riverton varsity baseball team scored the final eight runs of the game Saturday and defeated Beardstown 12-8.

Monday 02/27/2017
Hawks ousted in regional by Bullets
Posted: February 27, 2017

Riverton boys basketball coach Kody Kirkpatrick told his team before the Monday night regional contest vs. Williamsville that it needed to match the intensity from last Tuesday’s game, where the Hawks nearly upset the Bullets.

Monday 02/20/2017
Bullets edge past Hawks
Posted: February 20, 2017

Jake Pennell hit two foul shots with 6.5 seconds left, and the visiting Williamsville Bullets boys basketball team overcame a 5:22 scoring drought in the final period to edge past Riverton 34-33 Tuesday night in Sangamo Conference action.

Monday 02/13/2017
Four qualify for wrestling sectional
Posted: February 13, 2017

It was not the day that coach Shane Brandl was hoping for, but four Riverton/Williamsville wrestling team members are headed to the Mascoutah Sectional this weekend.

Monday 02/06/2017
Seventh, eighth grade boys ousted in regional
Posted: February 06, 2017

The top seeded Riverton seventh grade boys basketball team overcame foul trouble and held off Williamsville 30-24 last Wednesday at the Class 3A Farmingdale Regional.

Monday 01/23/2017
Trojans slip past Hawks
Posted: January 23, 2017

The Riverton Hawks boys basketball team was eliminated from the Sangamon County Tournament last Wednesday after a 51-39 loss to the Auburn Trojans.

Monday 01/16/2017
Riverton seventh grade boys second at county
Posted: January 16, 2017

The top-seeded Chatham Glenwood Titans led 12-4 after one period and were never headed in a 36-24 win over No. 2 seed Riverton in the seventh grade finals of the Sangamon County Tournament Saturday.

Monday 01/09/2017
Ripperda, Miller finish first at Bomber Classic, Hawks finish sixth
Posted: January 09, 2017

The Riverton/Williamsville wrestling squad finished in sixth place at the always tough 15-team Argenta-Oreana Bomber Classic Friday.

Monday 01/02/2017
Lady Hawks open with two wins at own tournament
Posted: January 02, 2017

The host Riverton Lady Hawks girls basketball team started play in its own Christmas tournament Monday with a 43-28 win over Tremont.

Monday 12/19/2016
Foreman first, Whaley second at PORTA Invite, Hawks finish fifth
Posted: December 19, 2016

Despite having only nine wrestlers, the Riverton/Williamsville wrestling team finished in fifth place Saturday at the Rex Avery PORTA Invite.

Monday 12/12/2016
Wrestlers whip Lincoln, Warrensburg
Posted: December 12, 2016

The Riverton/Williamsville wrestling squad picked up two dual meet wins last Tuesday in Lincoln.

Monday 12/05/2016
Wrestlers open with dual meet split
Posted: December 05, 2016

The Riverton/Williamsville wrestling squad opened its varsity campaign last Wednesday night with a dual meet split, beating host Southeast 49-27 but falling to Lanphier 45-30.

Monday 11/14/2016
Dee-Mack ousts Lady Hawks in sectional final
Posted: November 14, 2016

The most successful Riverton High School volleyball season in over a quarter century came to an end last Thursday, as the Lady Hawks were defeated by Deer Creek-Mackinaw 25-18, 25-21 in the Class 2A Beardstown Sectional finals.

Monday 11/07/2016
Lady Hawks win regional title
Posted: November 07, 2016

After trailing 24-15 in Game 3 last Tuesday night in the regional semifinals, a late run by host Macon Meridian Thursday night wasn’t going to rattle the Riverton Lady Hawks volleyball team.

Monday 10/24/2016
Soccer Hawks fall in regional final
Posted: October 24, 2016

The Riverton/Tri-City boys soccer team saw its season come to an end Saturday, as the North Mac Panthers claimed a 4-0 win in the Class 1A Riverton Regional final. The Hawks, in a regional title match for only the second time in school history, outshot the Panthers 10-5, but North Mac managed two goals in each half while claiming its first regional championship.

Visiting Panthers roll past Hawks
Posted: October 24, 2016

The visiting North Mac Panthers scored on their first seven possessions and racked up 588 yards of offense in an easy 62-14 win over Riverton Friday night in Sangamo Conference football action.

Monday 10/17/2016
Lady Hawks sweep Rochester
Posted: October 17, 2016

The Riverton Lady Hawks volleyball team upped its mark to 16-8 on the season with a 25-22, 25-23 win at Rochester Thursday.

Monday 10/10/2016
Lady Hawks finish seventh at Fall Classic
Posted: October 10, 2016

The Riverton Lady Hawks volleyball team finished in seventh place at the 16-team Fall Classic Saturday.