Bradley Piros, Reporter

Bradley Piros has been a reporter at Riverbnder.com since January 2022. 

He graduated from Western Illinois University in December 2020 with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism as well as a minor in Sports Broadcasting.

At WIU Bradley worked at the school's student-run newspaper publication The Western Courier. He began his freshman year as a writer and worked his way up to Sports Editor by the time he was a senior.

In his spare time, Bradley loves to stay active. He played soccer and ran track and field at Alton High. Now he stays busy with his favorite hobby disc golf. He also loves spending time with his family and friends, traveling to new places, and watching sports. 

ALTON - There won't be a traditional summer Alton Redbirds basketball camp for returning high schoolers, however, there will still be a camp held for fourth through eighth graders Monday-Thursday of next week. The camp will be held at Alton High School's main gym with fourth and fifth graders goin...
ROXANA - The Roxana U17 summer baseball team hosted Granite City Wednesday night. The Shells came out on top by a score of 14-4 through five innings. This win comes off the back of another win Tuesday night over the Gillespie Elite. Roxana won 11-0 after six innings of play. Elias Thies pitched...
ROXANA - The Roxana High School U17 summer baseball team, coached by Mike Roper and Geno Hartman, defeated the visiting Granite City by a score of 14-4. Here are photos from Wednesday night's contest.
GODFREY - Alyson Jennings, a 14-year-old gymnast from Godfrey's own Mid-Illinois Gymnastics, competed in the U.S. Tumbling and Trampoline Association Nationals held in Lakeland, Fla., last week. The USTA Nationals were held last week from Monday through Thursday. Not only did Jennings compete,...
EDWARDSVILLE - The Montclaire Swim Club Marlins won both the boys and girls meets in taking the overall title of the Southwestern Illinois Swimming Association Relays meet Monday evening at Sunset Hills Country Club in Edwardsville. The Marlins won the overall meet, which was all relay races...
BETHALTO - The sign wasn't up for very long, but it did get a lot of people talking. Could the Riverbend area finally be getting a Chick-fil-a? Well, Bethalto Police Department said that it was too good to be true as the sign was put up as a prank Tuesday morning. After a public works employee...
GLENN CARBON - Every year the Father McGivney baseball team hosts a baseball camp for incoming and current players. This time around head coach Chris Erwin said they had around 120 kids out for the three-day camp, the most he's ever seen. Here is a photo gallery of day two of the camp.
GLEN CARBON - For Father McGivney head baseball coach Chris Erwin, it's all about what's on the back of his practice shirts. "That's really important for our program. The back of our practice shirts say faith, family, baseball, no excuses and it's in that order," he said. He and a few of his current...
GODFREY - Last Thursday, June 16, Lewis and Clark Elementary School received a $5,000 grant from the YWCA. The money was used to buy new children's books depicting people with black and brown skin as well as lesson plans that go along with some of the books. The idea came from YWCA Racial Justice...
BETHALTO - Recent Civic Memorial High School graduate Claire Christeson was a two-sport standout athlete for the Eagles. She was a star on the girls' basketball team and also loved playing soccer come springtime. Because of injuries and the COVID-19 Pandemic, she had an absolute roller coaster o...