RR history

  Twenty-two individuals have been selected for the inaugural class of the Grand Forks Red River High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

  The 2017 inductees are: George Bowman, Jeff Compton, Bob Fowler, Tom Gabrielsen, David Geatz, Ken Hallgrimson, Virgil Hill, Kerry Jaeger, Andrea Kelly, Dallas Kopp, Dave Levos, Shane McMenamy, Reed Monson, Mark Murdock, Wendy Kinneberg Pieper, Patti Purpur, Craig Skarperud, Tim Skarperud, Claude Smith, Ken Towers, Charyl Weingarten and Sarine Weingarten.

 

  Induction ceremonies will be held at 5 p.m. on Jan. 6 in the Red River Theatre and inductees also will be recognized during the Red River-Central basketball games that night. A social will be held following the games.

  The inductees are the first individuals among 50 graduating classes to be honored in this way.

  The Athletic Hall of Fame was established to recognize athletes, coaches, and significant supporters of Red River High School athletics.

 

 

 
  • Red River High School (RRHS) is an American high school located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA. It serves about 1,333 students and is one of two high schools in the Grand Forks Public Schools system. The athletic teams are known as "The Roughriders".
  • The Red River in the school's name refers to the Red River of the North which flows on the east side of the city. The name Roughriders is a reference to former President Theodore Roosevelt who spent a portion of his life in what would become western North Dakota.
  • Red River High School is also home to the Summer Performing Arts Company, a summer educational theatre program for grades K-12
  • Academics
  • RRHS offers classes in a range of academic fields. The school also offers Advanced Placement classes in several areas of study.
  • Academic departments
  • Art
  • Business and Office Technology
  • Career and College Information
  • Computer Sciences
  • English
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Industrial Technology
  • Junior ROTC
  • Library
  • Marketing Education
  • Math
  • Music
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Special Services
  • Student Services
  • Technology
  • Theatre Arts
  • World Languages
  • Athletics
  • The athletic teams at RRHS are known as "The Roughriders". As of winter 2010, Red River did not qualify for the North Dakota High School Hockey Tournament for the first time in their school's history.As of the 2008-2009 season the Red River Tennis team has been undefeated in their last 100 matches.
  • Sports offered
  • Speech and Debate
  • Cross-Country (boys and girls)
  • Basketball (boys and girls)
  • Football (boys)
  • Gymnastics (girls)*
  • Hockey (boys)
  • Hockey (girls)*
  • Track and Field (boys and girls)
  • Soccer (boys and girls)
  • Swimming (boys and girls)*
  • Golf (boys and girls)
  • Tennis (boys and girls) *RRHS and Central High School have combined teams in several sporting areas due to low participation numbers known as the "Knightriders".
  • Championships
  • State Class 'A' boys basketball: 1969
  • State Class 'A' girls basketball: 1988
  • State boys hockey: 1974, 1977, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2009
  • State boys soccer: 2002, 2005
  • State girls soccer: 2004
  • State Class 'A' boys track and field: 1983, 1992
  • State Class 'A' boys track and field: 1998, 2000
  • State Class 'A' volleyball: 1991, 1992, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2009
  • State Class 'A' boys' tennis: 1986, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Published Media
  • The RRHS school administration publishes a monthly newsletter titled The Big Red Letter which is mailed to parents. This newsletter contains news about academics, athletics, activities, and important notices.
  • The student-run Rider's Digest is the school newspaper. It is published about three times per school year. It includes information on school events and contains student input. The newspaper editing council provides education and training in newspaper layout, publishing, writing, and advertising.
  • Another on-and-off run publication called Rider's Digested has also been published as a parody of the Rider's Digest. It is run without the consent of the school printed and paid for by a few students and has made for some freedom of speech debates within the school.
  • Every year, the Red River Epilogue is offered to students. This yearbook is edited and compiled by students with the help of an adviser. It is usually offered for sale in the school store at the end of the next school year, but is sometimes delayed further into the year. The yearbook contains student photographs and information on school event