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Zach Polsenberg's Heat Severity Charity fundraiser Dec.3

November 10, 2017 by Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Zach Polsenberg's Heat Severity Charity will be holding a fundraising event Sunday, Dec. 3, in honor of Zach Polsenberg who was an offensive lineman for the Riverdale High School Raiders' football team and died from heat stroke on July 10, 2017. The ...

Fort Myers JROTC raises flag in honor of Veterans Day

November 10, 2017 by Wink News

Wink NewsFORT MYERS, Fla. Members of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program paid tribute to Southwest Florida veterans Friday morning at Riverdale High School. The flag ceremony will took place at 9:30 a.m. on the football field at Riverdale High ...

Bomb threat found in Riverdale High bathroom

November 1, 2017 by NBC2 News

NBC2 NewsThere's been another bomb threat at a Lee County high school. That's at least four bomb threats at Riverdale High in the past year. Last week, someone wrote a bomb threat on the sink in a women's rest room handicap stall, forcing a school-wide ...

Authorities: Tips needed after bomb threat forces school evacuation

November 1, 2017 by Lehigh Acres Citizen

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help generating leads regarding who may be responsible for a bomb threat at Riverdale High School last week. Shortly after school ended on Oct. 23, staff noticed a threat in the girls ...

Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers: Who threatened Riverdale High School with a bomb?

October 31, 2017 by The News-Press

The News-Press"This student cost taxpayers money to evacuate the school and ascertain that there was no imminent danger, and there will be a consequence for that action." Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-8477. Tips may also be ...

Threat at Riverdale High under investigation

October 24, 2017 by Fox 4

Fox 4FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Lee County School District and the sheriff's office are investigating a non-credible threat at Riverdale High School. Monday, the principal notified parents after someone found a threatening message written in a bathroom. The ...

Watch preview of South Fort Myers at Riverdale high school football on Facebook Live

October 12, 2017 by The News-Press

The News-PressFacebook Live: Watch The News-Press' Adam Regan and InZone's Clifton Green break down our high school football game of the week matchup between South Fort Myers and Riverdale on The News-Press Facebook page live at 6:30 p.m. from Riverdale High School ...

District play continues in Week 8; The News-Press previews, predictions, rankings

October 12, 2017 by The News-Press

The News-PressThe three-headed rushing attack of Quintavius Brown, My'Quan Shackleford and Raekwon Clark, who combined for 23 carries and 242 yards with four touchdowns against Island Coast last week, will need to grind out yards and move the chains to have a chance ...

Prep football: South Fort Myers and Riverdale have big district clash

October 12, 2017 by Naples Daily News

Naples Daily NewsProbably the most improved high school football teams in Southwest Florida clash Friday night when Riverdale hosts South Fort Myers in a huge Class 7A-District 12 game. Under first-year coach James Delgado, Riverdale (3-3, 0-1) shrugged off its 1-2 ...

Sheriff's report raises more questions about Riverdale football player heat stroke death

October 7, 2017 by The News-Press

The News-PressBut his personnel file indicates no specified heat-illness training, which is not required at the high school level in Florida. A 30-minute instructional video on heat-illness prevention and treatment is available on the Florida High School Athletic ...

Football player's death at Riverdale High School ruled accidental

October 4, 2017 by Fox 4

Fox 4FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Investigators have determined that the death of Riverdale high school football player Zachary Polsenberg was an accident, caused by hyperthermia due to heat exposure. They say that no crime occurred in connection with the death. In ...

Riverdale player Zachary Martin Polsenberg's death ruled accidental, investigation closed

October 4, 2017 by The News-Press

The News-PressThe Lee County Sheriff's Office closed its investigation into the death of Riverdale High football player Zachary Martin Polsenberg, ruling the 16-year-old died accidentally from hyperthermia caused by heat exposure. Polsenberg collapsed at the end of ...

Riverdale High staff, students assist in cleanup efforts

September 22, 2017 by Lehigh Acres Citizen

Lehigh Acres CitizenOrganized by the IB Program's CAS Coordinator Scott Whittamore, a total of 56 people gathered at the school on Sept. 18 before splitting into groups and heading out to three different locations - the Alva Museum, a monkey sanctuary in Buckingham and ...

High school student hit by car walking to Lehigh Acres bus stop

September 5, 2017 by Fox 4

Fox 4LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A student at Riverdale High School was critically injured Tuesday morning when she was hit by a car. 15-year-old Marissa Perez was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital in critical condition after the crash around 6am. According to Florida ...

Riverdale High School student, 15, hit by car in Lehigh Acres

September 5, 2017 by Wink News

Wink NewsLEHIGH ACRES, Fla. A 15-year-old Riverdale High School student suffered critical injuries in a crash Tuesday morning on Sunshine Boulevard North, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Riverdale High School student Marissa Perez, of Lehigh Acres, was walking ...

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