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Another kind of victory

Junior Nick Darcus celebrates victory over WFHS at the playoffs.

Meghan Helton, Reporter

December 12, 2019

Despite ending with a playoff loss to Lubbock Cooper, the Rider football team’s 2019 season has definitely been one to remember.  Beating rival Old High for a consecutive fifth year and advancing to the state quarterfinals were impressive accomplishments, but what stood out most in this postseason...

A Broken Tradition or a Change for the Better?

Sophomores rehearse their

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor

November 6, 2019

The Roundup Assembly has been a Rider-Old High week tradition for decades. Each year, Mr. and Ms. Raider nominees wow the audience with tricks and swing dancing, and the senior class puts on a skit that showcases their four years of high school.  However, there has been a change this year: The Roundup will now...

Rivalry Week

Rivalry Week

Emily Carroll, Co-editor

November 7, 2013

There is something about the first week of November that seems to set it apart from any other week in school. On Monday, when we get to school we expect to walk through the same old drab halls we see everyday. But on this particular first Monday of the month, there seems to be a little more black a...

Rider/Old High Tradition Started Strong

Polina Lavrenova, Reporter

November 14, 2012

In 1961, S. H. Rider High school, which was built on a prairie, first opened for classes. It was named after Stephen Hendrix Rider. Mr. Rider came to Wichita Falls, Texas, to be the principal of Wichita Falls High School in 1919. According to the first Rider yearbook, Rider High School was named after...

Keep It Classy, Raiders: Rider/Old High

Picture by Jenna Ward

Emily Carroll, Reporter

November 6, 2012

As the next Rider vs. Old High week kicks into gear Raiders need to remember to keep the rivalries clean and safe. This year Raiders are being asked to keep the rivalry classy and on the field. When we think of rivalry we shouldn't think of taunting the opposing school. As head football coach Jim Garfield...

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