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Senior Arman Persaud thanks the crowd after being named Mr. Raider 2020 at the Canyon Randall football game on Nov. 20.

A twist on tradition

Reflecting on altered homecoming festivities
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2020

As the beginning of the 2020-21 school year approached and local coronavirus cases continued to rise, senior class sponsor Alisha Crouch was fearful that age-old Rider traditions would be called off entirely.  “I...

This year's Mum Day pep rally will have a different feel as it will be a virtual one.

Rider pulls off virtual pep rally during rivalry week

Sidney Lott, Staff writer October 23, 2020

Despite uncertainties earlier this week about what Rider vs. Old High would entail amid coronavirus concerns, the Mum Day pep rally is still on. However, the traditional pep rally experience will be different...

Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin, Guest Columnist October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Students spent many hours over the weekend decorating for Rider-Old High week.

A rundown for this year’s atypical Rider/Old High week

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Throughout this year, expect the unexpected has felt like a common theme. Rider/Old High week is no exemption. Since the big week has been moved up almost a month, everyone is scrambling to meet deadlines...

Dominique Horton and the Rider Raiders will play Wichita Falls High School on Oct. 23 instead of a month later as originally scheduled.

Rider-Old High football matchup coming a month early

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2020

Rider's rivalry football game against Wichita Falls High School is now coming a month early. In fear of the future need to reschedule games, the District 3-5A Executive Committee voted to move the Rider-Old...

Last year in the Happening parade featured many organizations floats.

How to survive Rider-Old High week

A rundown on everything rivalry related
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2019

There’s something in the air during the first week of November. Perhaps it’s the excessive glitter used in the countless posters plastered on the hallways, or maybe it’s the 100-degree weather taking...

Rivalry Week: A Time for Tradition

Rivalry Week: A Time for Tradition

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief November 27, 2018

This was the 57th year of Rider tradition, and rivalry week has concluded. Traditions were upheld, games were played, and memories were made. Now, we will take a look back at the annual customs that make...

Two Teams, One Family

Two Teams, One Family

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief November 15, 2018

Whistles blew, and the first quarter was over. Screams of anticipation for the big game settled, and Wichita Falls Independent School District Superintendent Michael Kuhrt drew the attention of both Raiders...

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