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Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Sophomore Aubrey Glidewell demands perfection when she is on the soccer field. Her impressive drive and determination has allowed her to thrive, even as a young player. Last year Glidewell played on...

Rider pitcher Maverick Folmar is having his senior baseball season impacted by the coronavirus.

Q/A with senior pitcher Maverick Folmar

Senior athlete shares how the Coronavirus has affected them
Sandra Le, Reporter April 8, 2020

Rider pitcher Maverick Folmar signed to play baseball with Vernon College and then looked forward to his senior baseball season.  However, the quick spread of Coronavirus has forced spring athletic...

Alivia Wahl has made an impact on the varsity softball team wearing the same number as her older Savannah Dickson.

Continuing No. 13’s legacy

Alivia Wahl wears same number as standout softball sister.
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2020

As freshman softball player Alivia Wahl walks up to the plate, she turns to face the opposing pitcher.  That’s when a clear view of the No. 13 can be seen on the back of her uniform. To some the...

Emmanuel Carrillo is a five-time national champion boxer who also plays multiple sports at Rider.

Carrillo corners the competition

Freshman excels at boxing outside of Rider athletics
Meghan Helton, Reporter February 20, 2020

Emmanuel Carrillo Jr., the freshman soccer player and cross country runner named after his father. He takes the field wearing black and gold, seemingly no different from the next athlete.  But he’s...

Emily Stolt is ready for her last playoff run with the Rider volleyball team.

Into the Game

Senior Emily Stolt returns to the court after missing a majority of her season.
Sandra Le, Reporter November 5, 2019

Emily Stolt will reach several special milestones as a senior.  But one of her favorites happened in an Abilene Cooper gym last month. That’s when Stolt first stepped back onto the volleyball court...

Rider tennis player Axelle Jacquemin has thrived on and off the courts since moving from Belgium in August.

Q/A with Rider’s foreign tennis players

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 17, 2019

The Rider tennis team is diverse this year with three foreign students participating. Junior Coen Houtsma and his freshman brother Bas left the Netherlands more than a year ago, but this is their first...

After winning their first game with Coach Graves as the leader, the girls embrace each other.

In the Dugout and in Our Hearts

Savannah Dickson stays involved in softball by being the manager
Tayler Jackson, Reporter February 26, 2018

Although she can’t take the field as a player, Savannah Dickson is getting used to her new role as the softball manager.  During the 2017 season, she was in an accident on her way to an out of town...

Ward plays his first varsity football game after two years of recovery.

From Sidelines to Headlines

Two years after the football injury that ultimately took his leg, Colton Ward takes the field again.
Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor November 29, 2017

After two years of watching from the sidelines, Colton Ward is finally getting his chance to be on the football field again. In August of 2015 Ward sustained a serious knee injury at freshman football...

Leah Schrass ends the school day doing what she loves.

Stepping Up to Step Down

Leah Schrass leads on and off the court
Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2017

The match is over. The result is final. The team breaks into applause in support of one another. For the veteran player and captain of the tennis team Leah Schrass, this is one of the many reasons why...

Cycling Level: High School

Cycling Level: High School

Alexa Vincent, Reporter May 12, 2014

He shuts the door of his 2001 navy Honda Accord and turns to cross over a four foot stretch of brown grass, carrying his backpack, taking a specific path in efforts to avoid the stickers that plague the...

Larry Filer

Larry Filer

September 20, 2012

Question: What do you do before every time you run a meet? Answer: Stretch a lot. Question: How long have you been running Cross Country? Answer: For two years. Question: What do you always...

Taylor Caswell

Taylor Caswell

September 20, 2012

Question: What is one of your game day rituals? Answer: Listen to music and drink sweet tea. Question: How long have you been playing this sport? Answer: 7 Years Question: What are some things...

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