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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...

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

“Do it For Those Who Can’t”

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 25, 2017


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News

Giving back is what the Rider Raiders were all about on September 17th, 2016 as they raised awareness about ALS by taking part in the annual Muscle Walk. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a disorder involving the death of neurons that control voluntary muscles and causes many inabilities ...

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...

Behind The Scenes

Behind The Scenes

Shannon Pyle, Reporter, Feature Editor

October 16, 2013


Filed under Sports

It’s Friday night and the players fill the pitch black locker room, having quiet time with the lights turned off and headphones out. “We slow it down before we go just to get everyone focused and ready,” senior Landon Ross said. Everyone gathers together for one last pep talk before the...

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