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Freshman Sidelined With Injury

Holly Apple

May 23, 2013


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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 opponent with a score of 5-0. With the crowd on their feet cheering Rider on, the game was coming to...

Varsity Soccer Deals With Stress On field

Varsity Soccer Deals With Stress On field

Hannah Strong, Reporter

February 21, 2013


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The sun is white and hot, so bright that even closing one’s eyes wouldn’t stop the light from drilling through the eyelids, causing a headache. But as a soccer player, it’s part of the job. Walking out on the field and baring a blizzard or scorching heat, they do it to play the game they love,...

Raiders Make History In Playoffs

Raiders Make History In Playoffs

Shelby Harrison, Reporter

January 10, 2013


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After an unbelievable score of 49-0 for Rider/Old High, the Varsity football team was set and determined to take on the playoffs. Starting the season in the 4A Division 2 bracket, the team was 8-2, and they dominated the competition game after game. “People talk about our losses of JT and Chase,...

Tennis Earns Second Consecutive Trip To State

Tennis Earns Second Consecutive Trip To State

Lee Williamson, Reporter

November 19, 2012


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Just getting this far was a victory. That much wasn’t lost on anybody. They had come so far, and they never let up, not even for a second. They jumped on every opportunity to punish the opposition and they stood their ground against every ball that came their way, but this time it just wasn’t enough. Last...

Varsity Seniors Reach The End Of Raider Era

Varsity Seniors Reach The End Of Raider Era

Imran Kurani, Reporter

October 4, 2012


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For some, senior year means finally being free, finally getting out of Wichita, and finally being done with high school, but for the seniors on the varsity football team, it means bitter-sweet goodbyes. "I'm glad to go on to college but it will be hard," Senior left tackle Harrison Sorge said. "I...

New Team Sets High Goals

New Team Sets High Goals

Maddie Box, Reporter

October 3, 2012


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As the stress of a new school year begins, so does the Varsity volleyball season. With a new coach, new players, and a new perspective on "team unity," the 2012-2013 varsity volleyball team is looking forward to a great season. "Team dinners really help with team unity," Senior Co-Captain, Peyton...

Going Back To The Basics

Going Back To The Basics

Emily Carroll, Reporter

October 2, 2012


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Rider Alum Alysha Pritt, now Alysha Humpert, knew being the head volleyball coach for Rider was the right step to take for her career. She has now reached her goal as head coach at the school she once attended as a student. She says she is looking forward to coaching this season because she played volleyball...

Rider Softball In Playoffs; Softball Currently In Round Two Of Games, Doing Well

Lauren Love, Reporter

May 21, 2012


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After a shut out season and run ruling all teams except one the Rider softball team earned a spot in the playoffs and won District Champs. Softball head coach Alisha Crouch says winning district this year shutting out all teams felt great. “It’s feels awesome! We’ve had chances to win district...

Track Teams Qualify For State

May 3, 2012


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Track Qualifies for State Jasmine Brooks--1st Long Jump Taliyah Brooks -- 2nd High Jump, 1st 100M hurdles, 2nd 300M hurdles Dylan McDorman qualified in the shot put. In girls tack, the mile relay broke the school record of 4:06 with a 4:05. Jasmine Brooks Ashley Burnham Jennifer Sissel Taliyah...

Junior Star Quarterback Commits To Play Football For Buckeyes

Junior Star Quarterback Commits To Play Football For Buckeyes

Lee Williamson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2012


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No one knew what he was going to do. Not his friends, not his coaches, not even his mom. It was a tough choice after all. This decision could have an impact on the rest of his life, but he’s finally made it, and senior, Joe Thomas Barrett has no doubt that it’s the right move. JT Barrett has accepted...

Tennis Players Show OFOT At State

Scot Green, Varsity Baseball Coach

May 1, 2012


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Yesterday I took a personal day to go watch our tennis athletes perform down in Austin. I wanted you all to know how well our tennis team represented our school. What an excellent group of student athletes!! Unfortunately they were eliminated in highly competitve matches. I witnessed one of the most...

Baseball Earns Playoff Spot

April 27, 2012


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Baseball starts playoffs next week. They take the field tonight against Old High.

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