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Bella Kelleher competes with her competitive cheer team
Volleyball players balance extracurricular activities
December 4, 2020

Rider’s volleyball team just finished up a successful season, winning the District 5-5A title and advancing to the third round of the playoffs.  While they all have their strengths on the court,...

Q&A with Coach McGuire about boys basketball season

Nick Darcus is one of a few players returning from last year's regional tournament team.
November 16, 2020

The Rider boys basketball team is coming off a trip to the regional tournament, but when they begin the 2020-21 season next week, the Raiders will be full of new faces.  The Rider Chronicle sat down...

Q/A with Coach Webb about the girls basketball season

The Rider girls basketball team is coming off its most successful season under coach Kendall Webb.
October 30, 2020

Under head coach Kendall Webb, the Lady Raiders had their best season during the 2019-2020 school year, winning 30 games and capturing a share of the district title. The Rider Chronicle talked with Webb...

Q/A with head football coach Marc Bindel

Rider coach Marc Bindel addresses his football team during the recent Midnight Madness practice.
September 24, 2020

Coming off a 9-5 record and second consecutive trip to the state quarterfinals in 2019, this year the Rider Raiders are anxious to back up their lofty state ranking. With multiple athletes committed to...

Q/A with volleyball coach Alysha Humpert on upcoming season

Q/A with volleyball coach Alysha Humpert on upcoming season
September 15, 2020

The Rider volleyball team opens the season Tuesday night against Iowa Park. With a new year comes new players, dynamics and challenges. The Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Alysha Humpert to discuss...

College recruitment changes during pandemic

College recruitment changes during pandemic
September 11, 2020

All over the world, COVID-19 has altered numerous parts of our lives, from going out in public and taking health care precautions to upcoming high school graduates and their college plans. Rider seniors...

Q/A with senior quarterback Jacob Rodriguez

Rider quarterback Jacob Rodriguez is excited about his senior season as the team's quarterback.
August 27, 2020

Jacob Rodriguez is entering his third and final year as Rider’s star quarterback. Although it has been pushed back due to the coronavirus, he is still enthusiastic about his upcoming football season...

Rider’s fall sport seasons delayed by new UIL guidelines

Rider's football season cannot begin until late September after the UIL's new guidelines handed down Tuesday.
Football, volleyball can't have games until September
July 21, 2020

As coronavirus cases continue to rise across the nation, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) has modified the athletic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.  On Tuesday, the organization announced...

Coronavirus forces UIL to shut down Rider events

Rider's Hagen Sanchez dribbles down the field in a non-district game.
March 15, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) the University Interscholastic League (UIL) has made the decision to stop activities from March 16-29. This will affect all of Rider's spring sporting events. March...

Q/A with state powerlifters Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus

Hannah Wilson is one of two Rider athletes heading to the state powerlifting meet.
March 11, 2020

It may only be their first year powerlifting, but Rider's Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus have proven to be quick learners.  Both will represent the Raiders at their respective state meets later this...

Q/A with baseball coach Jeremy Crouch

Rider baseball coach Jeremy Crouch is expecting a strong season in 2020
February 27, 2020

After a one-year hiatus from the playoffs, Rider baseball bounced back in 2019 with a young squad. Many key players are returning in 2020, leading to high expectations. The Rider Chronicle sat down...

Q/A with softball coach Abby Bates

Rider's Abby Bates is entering her second season as the head softball coach.
February 25, 2020

Rider’s Abby Bates is entering her second season as the head softball coach of her alma mater where she holds 35 school records.  The Lady Raiders opened up the 2020 season last week and are looking...

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