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Kaitlyn Dunlap dissecting a mink.

Spring Has Sprung

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer March 9, 2020

It’s been a hectic last couple of weeks with many sports and academic events in full swing. Here are some pictures highlighting that.

Q/A with Rider girls head soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Q/A with Rider girls head soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/ Photographer January 13, 2020

The Rider girls soccer team had a good start to the 2020 season winning their first seven games. The Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Carl Wiersema to talk about keys to the strong start, standout...

Dustin Holly is entering his third year coaching soccer at Rider.

Q/A with boys soccer head coach Dustin Holly

Sandra Le, Reporter January 10, 2020

With the soccer season just beginning, the Rider Chronicle sat down with head coach Dustin Holly for his insight behind their successful first couple weeks, including a championship at the Princeton Tournament.  Q:...

Rising to a New Challenge

Rising to a New Challenge

New JV Girls Soccer Coach steps into her role
Abigail Fitchie, Reporter April 2, 2019

A new face can be seen on the soccer field since as Britany Schmidt, a health science teacher steps up to take the role of head coach for the JVB Girl’s soccer team. She may be a coach, but she is also...

A Dream for Coaching

A Dream for Coaching

Dustin Holly returns to Rider as the Head Boys Soccer Coach
Amaya Spearman, Reporter January 26, 2018

After fifteen years, a familiar face is returning to the soccer field at Rider High School.  While he was a leader as a player, now he is the leader as the new boys head coach. “Everyone has their...

Senior Greg Fiorentino plays against Old High on Jan. 29.

Seniors Lead

With tough start to season, players continue to improve
Chris Greenwood, Reporter February 12, 2016

Boys soccer begins the 2016 year second in the district with high hopes to take first. Coach Joshua Hill has hopes “that there will be more highlights to come.” “My favorite thing about coaching...

Senior Russell Catletti plays against former Rider students at the Alumni vs. Varsity game

Keep Moving Forward

Senior shares how being different from others did not stop him from keeping his self-esteem up in and out of school
Cintia Vickery, Reporter June 1, 2015
There he stood, watching kids being pushed and shoved against lockers and laughed at. He saw kids with big smiles on their faces, but he knew the hurt behind those smiles. He watched the kids who just blended in, making themselves invisible in a crowd. Kids who never raised their hands in classes because they were too afraid of receiving the label of “Nerd” and “Teacher’s Pet.”
Photo by Anna Krzewinski

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Shannon Pyle, Reporter March 14, 2014

Sophomore Josh Peloquin follows the soccer ball with his eyes as it passes from defender to midfielder. Bending his knees, he readies himself. As a forward, it’s his sole job to make the goal; this is...

Freshman Sidelined With Injury

Holly Apple May 23, 2013

It was a soccer game like any other for Tiffany Foster until the injury that changed everything. It was the last game of the season for Lady Raider Soccer against Burkburnett. Rider was dominating the...

Soccer season begins with victories

Lee Williamson March 2, 2012

The soccer team has kicked off their season with a win against Granbury and a score of 2-1 for the boys and 4-0 for the girls in their first game last Saturday. "The one word I would use to define...

Season Ends in Heartbreak Shoot-Out

Brittany Robinson March 28, 2010

One single goal. That was all it came down to in the intense shootout at the Rider Raider’s Region I-4A sectional round playoff game against Denton Guyer. The Raider’s 1-0 shootout loss was a devastating...

Raiders Storm Saginaw

Michael Johnson March 23, 2010

The Raiders entered their first playoff game against the Saginaw Rough Riders with the goal of "scoring early and often." They did just that in their 5-1 win. All five of the goals from Rider came in...

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