The Rider Chronicle

Field Hockey Fever

Monica Mathieu

April 8, 2010

WFISD is home to award-winning bands, stellar soccer teams and a plethora of UIL teams. It is a thriving environment for the academically strong as well as one for traditional sports such as soccer, volleyball and football. However, to put itself over the top and prove to the state that WFISD is truly...

Carrigan Career Center: Life Training

Carrigan Career Center: Life Training

Monica Mathieu

March 3, 2010

A select group of Carrigan students competed in a state wide competition on Friday, Feb. 26. Of the students who competed, the three-man welding team of Bailey Tressler, Kyle Cain, and Trent Shoffit earned 1st place. Kenton Bosworth earned 1st place in individual welding, Alex Hammett placed 1st in...

Leave My Boys Alone!

Monica Mathieu

December 9, 2009

I love Creed. I walk around singing “Arms Wide Open.” I’ve been telling people who ask that I want Creed CD’s for my birthday. Sadly, most of the free world is bashing Creed. If you Google “worst band in the world” Creed pops up first, second, third…. The Negative Nancies of the school...

Varsity Volleyball

Monica Mathieu

October 8, 2009

Coming together as a family, the varsity volleyball team hopes to be successful in the 2009-2010 season. Members of the team feels that they are doing well because they are functioning as a whole. "We're really close as a team and we're playing our hardest," Sophomore Cadyn Laing said. The girls...

Cross Country

Monica Mathieu

October 8, 2009

Chris Anderson is leading the boys' cross country team with a time of 17:24, Darryl Neal follows with a time of 19:02, and Aaron Kurtz comes in third at Rider with a time of 19:14. The team places third at the Perkins Scout Camp and 11th at Marcus I International. "I believe this team has more...

JV Football

Monica Mathieu

October 8, 2009

The JV football team is so far undefeated for the 2009-2010 season with a 2-0 record. So far the team has played Byron Nelson, a new team from Justin, twice. Their scores were 12-0 and 28-7, with the seven points from the other team as a technicality. The defense has not yet been scored on. "Our...

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