The Rider Chronicle

Q/A with state powerlifters Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus

Hannah Wilson is one of two Rider athletes heading to the state powerlifting meet.

Meghan Helton, Reporter

March 11, 2020

It may only be their first year powerlifting, but Rider's Hannah Wilson and Lance Asmus have proven to be quick learners.  Both will represent the Raiders at their respective state meets later this month. Wilson placed second in regionals and will lift again on March 21 in Waco. Asmus placed fif...

Worth The Weight

Worth The Weight

Kiersten Scott, Co-editor

March 31, 2015

Victoria Ross was afraid of the weight falling on her, she still is, and she makes sure to have a spotter for each lift even though Coach Davidson tells her she can do it on her own. She faces that fear each morning in powerlifting practice, and like others in the sport conquers it little by little. “The...

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...

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