The Rider Chronicle

Raider of the Month: September

Junior Willie Cherry avoids an Abilene Cooper tackle. Cherry rushed 188 yards and ran for one touchdown in the game and passed for 63 yards. The Abilene Cooper Cougars beat the Raiders 38-32.

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

September 28, 2015

He didn’t think about it. There was 1.2 seconds left in the final quarter. He just reacted. It was instinct. Junior Willie Cherry made the winning touchdown in the game against Amarillo on Sept. 4. Rider was down by three points when Willie took the the last play of the game. Shocked, Willie...

Depending on Independence

With her father, brother, sisters and cousins, Trang went to Vietnam to celebrate her father's wedding.

Lane Maddox & Cortney Wood, reporter & editor

June 2, 2015

Senior Trang Mai sits in her living room with her sister, joking around about the possibility of living in Europe for a year. Over the next few months, their jokes turn into serious consideration, leading Trang to decide to live in a foreign country for a year before attending college. Starting this A...

Sophomore Nominated For Operation Homefront Military Child Of The Year

In 2005 sophomore Kallie Wagner's father, Master Sergeant James Wagner, was deployed to South Korea. She and her siblings, Josh and Ryan had photos made for their father while he was gone. Master Sergeant Wagner has been deployed to Saudi Arabia, South Korea and twice to Iraq since Kallie was born.

Cintia Vickery, reporter

January 14, 2015

“Come give Daddy a hug.” She slowly walked toward her father, wanting to hug him so badly but trying to make time slow down. She was not ready for the goodbye. She held him tightly and closed her eyes wishing she could hold on forever. She could not hold back the tears that ran down her face ...

Picture Day Memories Prove Fun

Picture Day Memories Prove Fun

Montana Mooney, Reporter

September 10, 2012

If you attend Rider, there's a good chance that as I'm writing this you are getting to experience all of the wonders of the oh so infamous picture day. I myself have already gotten this year's yearbook picture over with, thanks to my being a senior. Senior pictures were definitely in my top five least...

Student grows closer to mother after realizing hurtfulness of words, accepting differences

November 4, 2011

I  sat        in the hard yellow chair, working on the long packet presented by the teacher, my hand cramping, listening to the quiet chatter of the students in front, behind, beside me. I could only faintly make out the words, not really paying attention. Then I heard it. The sharp words pierced...

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