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In the Dugout and in Our Hearts

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

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 tournament.  However, it hasn’t stopped her from being involved. With her years of experience an...

From Sidelines to Headlines

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

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 practice that ultimately resulted in the amputation of his lower right leg. “Just to see all the...

Stepping Up to Step Down

Leah Schrass ends the school day doing what she loves.

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 tennis has drawn her back to her roots. “Something I love is that after every match we just stand and ...

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 25, 2017

Giving back is what the Rider Raiders were all about on September 17th, 2016 as they raised awareness about ALS by taking part in the annual Muscle Walk. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a disorder involving the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles and causes many inabilities ...

Breaking the Record

Breaking the Record

Victoria Hitchcock, Reporter

November 9, 2016

Rider swim team breaks a long standing record at invitational.

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present ‘Relentless’ Start This Season

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present 'Relentless' Start This Season

Shannon, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014

At three different tournaments this year, the Lady Raiders dominated the court and set new expectations for future Rider volleyball teams. During the Double Tee tournament in Euless Trinity, Varsity won against the Granbury Lady Pirates, who are ranked 6th in the state. “It was exciting for us because...

Junior Star Quarterback Commits To Play Football For Buckeyes

Junior Star Quarterback Commits To Play Football For Buckeyes

Lee Williamson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012

No one knew what he was going to do. Not his friends, not his coaches, not even his mom. It was a tough choice after all. This decision could have an impact on the rest of his life, but he’s finally made it, and senior, Joe Thomas Barrett has no doubt that it’s the right move. JT Barrett has accepted...

Tennis Players Show OFOT At State

Scot Green, Varsity Baseball Coach

May 1, 2012

Yesterday I took a personal day to go watch our tennis athletes perform down in Austin. I wanted you all to know how well our tennis team represented our school. What an excellent group of student athletes!! Unfortunately they were eliminated in highly competitve matches. I witnessed one of the most...

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