It’s Game Day, Gator Nation! Get ready for a night full of football and festivities, as we welcome home River Bluff alumni for our annual Welcome Home game. The Gators will square off against region and district foe White Knoll High School tonight – kickoff is set for 7:30 PM.
The Welcome Home celebration tonight caps Spirit Week at River Bluff with the introduction of Welcome Home Court and crowning of the Welcome Home Queen and King at halftime. Following the game, the celebration moves to the River Cafe for the Welcome Home Dance entitled “A Tale as Old as Time.” Students without tickets may purchase them at the door. School ID’s are required.
In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and Kaylin Zimms, WIS TV is partnering up with HOSA, Be The Match, and Kick it Kaylin to make tonight’s game the Be the Match Game of the Week. Titled “Friday Night Lights Marrowthon,” the event is to to help promote, raise awareness and recruit donors to be added to the Bone Marrow Registry.
Tonight has also been dubbed a “Litter Free Game” as RBHS and Palmetto Pride have teamed up to ask everyone to Leave No Trace tonight. Fans, participants and volunteers will be encouraged to pick up trash during and after the game. T-shirts will be thrown out by the Gator Cheerleaders and everyone will leave the game with a car litter bag.
River Bluff will be honoring the 2017 State Runners-up Gator Baseball team tonight between the 3rd and 4th quarters. Many graduates from the team will be returning tonight and will be recognized on the field at that time for their amazing run to the state championship last season.
The first ever River Bluff Pop Warner football team and cheerleading squad will be recognized prior to the game tonight. They will be in uniform as they take the field pre-game. Be here early to celebrate their successful first year.