" is fighting for its football credibility," writes Bill Paterson in The Sacramento Bee.
The article says the neighborhood, which includes the southern end of Carmichael, is indifferent about the sport. Because of neighborhood opposition, Rio and , its American River Drive rival, play their home games on Saturday afternoons, rather than the traditional Friday nights.
Nearby, holds home games on Friday nights and shares its stadium with .
The Raiders are at Whitney of Rocklin tonight at 7:30. The Marauders host Pleasant Grove of Elk Grove, ranked No. 1 in the area by The Bee, at 1 p.m. Saturday.
El Camino is at Cordova and Mira Loma is at Antelope tonight.