The Rider Chronicle

To Make a Champion

To Make a Champion

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

February 26, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports, Top Stories

With the Olympics having wrapped up this past week, several young athletes have had the chance to represent their country, some of whom earned a medal. The youngest of these was 15-year-old Alina Zagitova in figure skating. From the U.S. 17-year-old Red Gerard won the gold in Men’s slopestyle. “Se...

No Longer Terrified, Ready

No Longer Terrified, Ready

Cortney Wood, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The countdown is on. Only a handful of days linger until the final bell rings on May 27 and I am finished with high school forever, and I’m finally okay saying I am a senior and I am ready to graduate. It took a lot for me to sit down and actually write my first column that was in the January/February...

When I Grow Up….

When I Grow Up….

Brooke Inman, Reporter

December 18, 2015


Filed under Feature

Most teens seem to get lost on the path of growing up, and often times figuring out how to achieve their dream careers is the most difficult part.

Raider of the Month: September

Raider of the Month: September

Sierra Hodges, Reporter

September 28, 2015


Filed under Sports

He didn’t think about it. There was 1.2 seconds left in the final quarter. He just reacted. It was instinct. Junior Willie Cherry made the winning touchdown in the game against Amarillo on Sept. 4. Rider was down by three points when Willie took the the last play of the game. Shocked, Willie...

Varsity Tennis Dominates at UIL

Varsity Tennis Dominates at UIL

Shannon Pyle, Feature Editor

June 4, 2015


Filed under Sports

Junior Taylor Gray had competed against the same girl at District, Regionals and then State. Though she was up 3-0 in the beginning of the last set against senior Domonique Garley from Saginaw High School, the set finished with a score of 6-3. This left Taylor second out of the entire state in girls’...

Student’s Relationships Urge Her Onward

Student’s Relationships Urge Her Onward

Cortney Wood, Reporter

December 12, 2014


Filed under Sports

“Riley Anderson and Caitlin Pawloski told me that I should try cross country and track, and I was like ‘What’s cross country? What is that?’ I thought it was going to be a side thing, but it turned out that I loved it. They were the ones that got me started. And then I grew to like it more, it...

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Shannon Pyle, Reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under Sports

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 what his mind is focused on as the ball makes its way toward him. The ball passes through two of...

Field Hockey Fever

Monica Mathieu

April 8, 2010


Filed under Opinion, Sports

WFISD is home to award-winning bands, stellar soccer teams and a plethora of UIL teams. It is a thriving environment for the academically strong as well as one for traditional sports such as soccer, volleyball and football. However, to put itself over the top and prove to the state that WFISD is truly...

One Team, One Goal

One Team, One Goal

October 9, 2009


Filed under Sports

After a shaky start, the varsity football team looks forward to a strong season as they rely on the leadership of the seniors. “[I’m looking forward to] a district championship and a state championship,” Coach James Garfield said. “[And] kids playing hard and doing what is right all the time.” Rider...

Varsity Volleyball

Monica Mathieu

October 8, 2009


Filed under Sports

Coming together as a family, the varsity volleyball team hopes to be successful in the 2009-2010 season. Members of the team feels that they are doing well because they are functioning as a whole. "We're really close as a team and we're playing our hardest," Sophomore Cadyn Laing said. The girls...

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