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Rivers brought first girls basketball state title to Augusta

Pat Rivers, the first girls basketball coach to bring a state title to Augusta, died Saturday morning.She was 60.Rivers led Richmond...
Girls expect to live up to reputation as states' best

...programs," he said. "The good coaches seem to stick around longer with the girls. They have solid programs in place." Pat Rivers just wrapped up a 24-year career at Richmond Academy. Lofton is in his 30th year at Hephzibah. Otis Smart has 495...
High school basketball | Lucy C. Laney High School
Rivers ends career with loss

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Minutes after her final game, Pat Rivers said her new status as retired basketball coach had only faintly dawned in her mind. After more than two decades on the sideline...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County
Richmond Academy tops Richmond Hill

...Monday's Region 3-AAA first-round playoff between Richmond Academy and Richmond Hill could have been it for Pat Rivers after 24 years with the Musketeers. It would have been odd. The longtime coach, whose career includes a state title...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County | Harlem High School | Glenn Hills High School
Brantley in good company after win

...than 20 years. Hephzibah girls coach Wendell Lofton has about 570 career wins in his 29 years. Richmond Academy's Pat Rivers is in her 24th year. She began the year with 328 career wins. Laney girls coach Otis Smart has 481 wins in his 22 years...
High school basketball
Georgia girls prep basketball capsules

...the rest of the squad remains intact in a push to finish better than third in Region 7-A. RICHMOND ACADEMY COACH: Pat Rivers, 23rd year 2001 RECORD: 20-6 RETURNING STARTERS: G Latoshia Broadwater (Sr., 5-8, 115); C Marie Reid (Jr...
High school basketball | Evans High School | Academy of Richmond County | Greenbrier High School | Harlem High School | Lucy C. Laney High School | T.W. Josey High School | Westside High School
Effingham ousts Lady Musketeers

...lead her team to a 23-8 lead. "We've won this year with an aggressive, pressing offense," said Musketeers coach Pat Rivers. "But for whatever reason, we weren't moving. We were flat, very complacent." The Richmond press picked up in...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County
Lady Musketeers runaway with title

...never trailed again. "We needed to change our defense, because they were tearing us up," Richmond Academy coach Pat Rivers said. "So we went to our man to man, and it got us back in the game." Mathis spearheaded a relentless Lady Musketeers...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County | Lucy C. Laney High School
Players of the week

...Westside. She's averaging 11.2 rebounds per contest. What they're saying: "As a sophomore, she's very impressive. She's getting stronger and stronger, and she's beginning to feel relaxed around the basket." - Coach Pat Rivers
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County | Cross Creek High School | Lakeside High School
Lady Musketeers rally for victory in overtime

...up needing to clinch the contest. Despite her concern about the Musketeers' inconsistency, Richmond Academy coach Pat Rivers was relieved to come away with a win. "It's nice for it to come together at the end, but it shouldn't have been...
High school basketball | Academy of Richmond County | Glenn Hills High School