The Rider Chronicle

Q/A with Rider’s foreign tennis players

Rider tennis player Axelle Jacquemin has thrived on and off the courts since moving from Belgium in August.

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

The Rider tennis team is diverse this year with three foreign students participating. Junior Coen Houtsma and his freshman brother Bas left the Netherlands more than a year ago, but this is their first year in the program.  Sophomore Axelle Jacquemin is a new asset to the team after arriving from Belgiu...

Stepping Up to Step Down

Leah Schrass ends the school day doing what she loves.

Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2017

The match is over. The result is final. The team breaks into applause in support of one another. For the veteran player and captain of the tennis team Leah Schrass, this is one of the many reasons why tennis has drawn her back to her roots. “Something I love is that after every match we just stand and ...

Coach Leads Young Team To Success

Cortney Wood, Reporter

October 23, 2013

Head Coach Ryan Gillen entered the 2013-2014 year knowing he graduated seven out of his top eight boys on the varsity tennis team. Never once did he let that overshadow the opportunity this year had to offer. And this year has already turned out with varsity taking the District Champ title early this...

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