AROUND THE BEND

Basketball

Basketball

February 23, 2018

Georgia Vs. Alabama

Isaiah Byrd, Sports Editor

February 5, 2018

Filed under Sports

On January 8, 2018, #1 seeded team Alabama Crimson Tide faced against the #2 Georgia Bulldogs. They faced off in the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia at the College Football Championship. Since the game was being played...

Winter Track

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Filed under Boys, Girls, Sports, Track and Field

Riverbend is starting their new season of winter track. The winter track coach, Chris Markham, feels very confident that the boys and girls teams will stay competitive all season, but they still need to put in work if they want...

World Cup

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Sports

This year, the United States Men’s National Soccer Team failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup that will be held in Russia. They lost the qualifying game to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, October 10th. This loss came...

Field Hockey

Chloe Becker, Entertainment Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

The Riverbend Field Hockey team has had a great start to their season and hopes to continue their season to the state tournament in November. Although a difficult goal to achieve, the team is closer to attaining it than ever before....

Indoor Track

Faith McKane and Amy Rouse, Head of Design

January 11, 2018

Filed under Boys, Girls, Sports, Track and Field

Indoor track is made up of many different components and there is a spot for everyone on the team. Whether that be sprinting, long distance, hurdling, shot put, or long jump, everyone is included in something. Freshman at Riverbend,...

From mediocrity to greatness

Isaiah Byrd, Sports editor

November 28, 2017

Filed under Sports

Every NFL season is usually pretty predictable with the good teams usually being great and going far while the bad teams are mediocre and fade away until the next season. This year however, several teams are doing really well...

2017 World Series

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

At the start of the 2016-2017 Major League Baseball season, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros are always contenders to go to or even win the World Series because of the strong caliber of players they have. Both teams...

NFL New Celebration Rules

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

In the 2017-2018 season both Roger Goodell, commissioner of the NFL, and the NFL itself have implemented a new celebration rule to give players more freedom to create unique celebrations after scoring a touchdown during games....

Take A Knee

Isaac Denna, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017

Filed under News, Sports

Last year, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the 49ers during the 2016-2017 season, started a controversial protest by taking the knee during the National Anthem during the opening of each football game he was present. Kaepernick’s...

On Your Markham, Get Set, Go!

Arrie Mann and Laila Maxwell

October 27, 2017

Filed under Cross Country, Sports

This season the cross country team got a new coach, Chris Markham, who is new to Riverbend’s cross country team and also is new to coaching due to the fact that he recently graduated from college. He has been running cross country...

The Bear Necessities

Chloe Becker, Megan Becker, and Hayleigh Pickett

October 27, 2017

Filed under Football, Sports

With a record of three wins and four losses and new records being achieved, the Riverbend football team has been doing very well this season. Although tainted with a few losses, the team has been relatively successful in most...