The Rider Chronicle

Rider Softball In Playoffs; Softball Currently In Round Two Of Games, Doing Well

Lauren Love, Reporter

May 21, 2012

After a shut out season and run ruling all teams except one the Rider softball team earned a spot in the playoffs and won District Champs. Softball head coach Alisha Crouch says winning district this year shutting out all teams felt great. “It’s feels awesome! We’ve had chances to win district...

Track Teams Qualify For State

May 3, 2012

Track Qualifies for State Jasmine Brooks--1st Long Jump Taliyah Brooks -- 2nd High Jump, 1st 100M hurdles, 2nd 300M hurdles Dylan McDorman qualified in the shot put. In girls tack, the mile relay broke the school record of 4:06 with a 4:05. Jasmine Brooks Ashley Burnham Jennifer Sissel Taliyah...

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...

Baseball Earns Playoff Spot

April 27, 2012

Baseball starts playoffs next week. They take the field tonight against Old High.

Girls’ softball wins first game, eleven to zero

Lee Williamson

April 5, 2012

The Varsity Softball team won at their first district game last Monday against Little Elm with a final score of 11 against the Lobos’ 0. “We were very confident going in,” junior Ashley Sissel said. “We knew we were ready, the Lobos aren’t the hardest team we’ll be facing this season.”...

Athletes go extra mile to make it into set class

Lee Williamson

March 2, 2012

Rider power lifting has been moving weight in more ways than one recently. "We use trash bags a lot," senior Amber Carlson said. "It can get pretty messy but it works... usually." Yes, the lifters have been working to change weight classes. "I once ran while wearing sweats and a trash...

LIfters earn 4 top medals at Graham meet, second competition of the year

Lee Williamson

March 2, 2012

Raider power lifters were met with success last weekend at their meet in Graham. Four individual lifters scored gold medals despite the new difficulties of the present season. "I was put in a higher weight class than I was last season, so I had to lift against stronger people," junior Katy Steimel...

Soccer season begins with victories

Lee Williamson

March 2, 2012

The soccer team has kicked off their season with a win against Granbury and a score of 2-1 for the boys and 4-0 for the girls in their first game last Saturday. "The one word I would use to define this group would be resilient," head Coach Joshua Hill said. "As we continue to raise expectations,...

Lady Raiders reach #11 in state

February 2, 2012

Last year, the Lady Raider Basketball team made it to playoffs for the first time in 20 years. This year, they're ranked in state. "We are currently #12 and we reached #11 earlier in the season," two-year head coach Ramsey Ghazal said. "I was excited because the girls have worked extremely...

Powerlifting Goes For Gold This Saturday

January 13, 2012

Rider Raider powerlifting is going for gold this Saturday at their first meet of the season. The lifters see this as not only their first meet, but also as their first step toward regionals. "We are very confident this season," Head Powerlifting Coach Bill Davison said. "We have four girls and one...

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