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1994 Riverview Raiders

The 1994 Riverview Raiders

Back Row: Chris Draxinger (cut off), Jeff Cappa, Jeremy Dudczak, Andy Flaherty, Justin Graham, Charles Bellisario, Jason Cappa, Bob Meyers, Sam Geppert, Rick Golem, Carl Banks

Third Row: Daryl Derringer, Justin Pappa, Steve Dapra, Matt Fromm, Chip Mitchell, Zak Zrimzek, Fran Scuillo, Mark Bonaroti, Orlando Bellisario, D. J. Stinelli, Mike Harrity

Second Row: T. J. Skillen, Ron Zanello, Jim Wilson, Ryan Dugan, Ben Erdeljac, Randy Gilbert, Rich Walsh, Jason Anderson, Theo Facaros Front Row: Dan Morgan, Justin Dudczak, Mike Davis, Jason Orbin, Randy Pleasant, Fritz Tamburro, Mike Catullo, Calio Ciora

Eastern A Champions

Undefeated Regular Season

WPIAL Finalists

This is my page dedicated to the 1994 Riverview Raider Football Team. I played on this team my senior year, although my position was "kickoff-team specialist". We had a great year, winning the Eastern A Conference, finishing the season undefeated, and making it to the WPIAL Championship Game in Three Rivers Stadium. And we did it against a hellish schedule.

Schedule and Results

Riverview 13 at Monaca 6  
Riverview 31   Rochester 6  
Riverview 24 at Carmichael 0  
Riverview 24   Duquesne 14  
Riverview 22 at Springdale 0  
Riverview 42   Serra Catholic 0 Homecoming
Riverview 55   Wilkinsburg 0  
Riverview 35 at Clairton 13  
Riverview 19   Greensburg CC 15  
Riverview 43 at Leechburg 14  
Riverview 34   Jefferson Morgan 28 WPIAL Quarterfinal
Riverview 27   Rochester 18 WPIAL Semifinal (at North Allegheny)
Riverview 0   Western Beaver 42 WPIAL Final (at Three Rivers Stadium)

Team Signatures

I collected signatures from the team as a birthday present for my sister, Alexis. Here they are. (Click for a larger version.)

Larger Version

The Following Years

The Raiders went on to have great seasons the next four years. In 1995, we finished the regular season undefeated again, and made it to the WPIAL semifinals. In 1996, we returned to the WPIAL championship, losing to Farrell by one point. In 1997, we finally won the WPIAL championship with a victory over Fort Cherry.

Tags: football, raiders, riverview
Last Edited: 10 July 2011, 11:19 PM
Rich Walsh wrote: Carl Hope all is well. Found this while sharing stories of our 1994 season with my 7 year old son. This is great stuff! Thank you!
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