The Rider Chronicle

From Sidelines to Headlines

From Sidelines to Headlines

Victoria Hitchcock, Section Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under Feature, Featured Athlete, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

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...

Minutes Away From Losing His Leg

Minutes Away From Losing  His Leg

Cortney Wood and Sierra Hodges

November 2, 2015


Filed under Feature

Minutes away from losing his leg. Four hours without blood circulation. Three pops. That’s all he heard, and he knew something was wrong with his knee. It happened in a split second. One moment his mind was on his next move, the next two bodies pinned him to the ground and he heard three pops. He...

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