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Team Of Seniors Works ‘Relentlessly’

Team Of Seniors Works ‘Relentlessly’

Aleksa Stankovic, Reporter

October 27, 2014

After a year with one senior on the team, this year’s 8-senior volleyball team has a wealth of leadership. Rider’s head Volleyball Coach Alysha Humpert trained the team every day this summer and is excited about the results that they have achieved since the beginning of the year. “We finished...

Rider/ Old High Early This Year

Rider/ Old High Early This Year

Samantha Harbottle, Reporter

October 14, 2014

  Rider/ Old High week is a focus that includes the entire campus. From decorating the halls to riding on floats to the silent Fridays we all know as Mum Day. This is the one week out of the year that students are able to show off their Rider pride. Although it is frowned upon to not play pranks...

Graves Back And Ready To Dominate Spring Season

Cortney Wood, News Editor, Managing Editor

October 10, 2014

Preparing for the 2015 season, the lady Raider’s softball team welcomes Coach Linda Graves back to the team as one of the JV coaches. Graves assisted assistant principal Cody Blair in the 2012-13 softball season while she student taught with Mrs. Kramer. “I remember a few of the girls on the...

New Assistant Golf Coach With Head Coach Wallerich

Sydney Mayo, Reporter

September 17, 2014

Even though the season hasn’t started, the rider golf team is hard at work practicing Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays after school. The upcoming season is accompanied by the introduction of a new coach, Dakota Robbins, he is going to be coaching alongside head coach, Cleveland Wallerich. “I...

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...

New Game New Gear: Raider Football Debuts New Helmets

New Game New Gear: Raider Football Debuts New Helmets

Abby Love, Reporter

September 5, 2014

Tonight the Rider varsity football team will be revealing their new helmets during the 7 p.m game against Amarillo High at Memorial Stadium. The team is coming off of a win last week. “Last year’s team left a lot of adversity for the seniors this year as far as the success that we are expected...

Students Earn Place At Regional, State Track Meet

Jansen Rouillard, Reporter

May 30, 2014

Many enter, only three come out. This spring, several Rider track athletes competed at the District meet, all vying for the same thing: a berth at the Regional Meet, and an ultimate trip to the State Meet, held at the University of Texas in Austin. However, this year, only two athletes made it...

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 dormant ground. He walks to his garage; he pushes the button to raise the mechanical door open...

Academic Adversities Of Athletes

Alexa Vincent, Reporter

April 2, 2014

On the ride home from her last basketball game, Erin Scruggs sits midway back on the dark bus. As she listens to music her mind meanders to the occasional splurge of car lights waning and waxing past the bus, distorted by the clammy windows. And while the excitement of the team’s most successful...

Female Powerlifters Proceed To State Meet

Female Powerlifters Proceed To State Meet

Lane Maddox, Reporter

March 27, 2014

Right after school, Jamie Herrell and Abi Reilly walk into the weight room, ready for the afternoon’s practice. They are no longer greeted by the friendly faces of the seven other girls on the powerlifting team. They’re the only ones left, the only girls who have advanced to the state powerlifting...

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Shannon Pyle, Reporter

March 14, 2014

Sophomore Josh Peloquin follows the soccer ball with his eyes as it passes from defender to midfielder. Bending his knees, he readies himself. As a forward, it’s his sole job to make the goal; this is what his mind is focused on as the ball makes its way toward him. The ball passes through two of...

Dominating Denton District

Dominating Denton District

Karla Gonzales, Reporter

March 5, 2014

You could hear their medals clink against each other in the hallways, the Monday they came back from the district meet in Denton. Bringing home 9 gold medal for solos and 5 gold medals for relays, the Rider Swim Team dominated at their last swim meet. This win makes the Rider swim team the champions...

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