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Kendrick Marks is headed to state in the long jump.

Q/A with state track qualifier Kendrick Marks

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor May 5, 2021

Kendrick Marks had planned on going to the UIL state track meet this year. The Rider junior made his goal a reality when he took the gold medal recently at the Region I-5A Meet in Lubbock. Marks' distance...

Rider's Addy Self and the Lady Raiders finished up a strong 2020-21 season.

Lady Raiders reflect on impressive season

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer March 9, 2021

The Rider girls basketball team recorded several impressive numbers this season.  They finished with a 23-5 record and went undefeated in district.  They rose to No. 3 in the state and advanced...

Bristow Squared

Bristow Squared

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor January 28, 2021

“Bristow.” This name became known throughout the halls of Rider after Jalynn Bristow led Lady Raiders basketball all the way to the regional tournament last year. Now the name has been reintroduced...

The Rider girls basketball team is coming off its most successful season under coach Kendall Webb.

Q/A with Coach Webb about the girls basketball season

Melina Stewart, Reporter October 30, 2020

Under head coach Kendall Webb, the Lady Raiders had their best season during the 2019-2020 school year, winning 30 games and capturing a share of the district title. The Rider Chronicle talked with Webb...

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.

Senior Carson Sager keeps the ball away from his opponents during a game against Graham.

Leading on and off the court

Sager balances basketball and academics
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor February 5, 2020

The buzzer sounds and applause fills the field house. The Raiders had just defeated the Wylie Bulldogs 61-55. The players retreat to the locker room as the stands empty. For many, it’s time to celebrate....

Raiders join new district after UIL realignment

Raiders join new district after UIL realignment

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief February 3, 2020

Rider will have new opponents in volleyball and basketball for the next two years after Monday’s UIL realignment.  The Raiders are no longer with Abilene Cooper and Wylie. Instead, Rider will be...

Freshman point guard Ashlynn Knight plays against Iowa Park.

Surpassing Expectations

Rider girls basketball team flourishes this year
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2020

The Lady Raiders basketball team entered the gym last Friday looking for something to prove.  Earlier that week they suffered a rare loss, but they ended up shattering any doubt they had what it takes...

Coach Kendall Webb at last year's girls basketball game.

Q/A with Head Girls Basketball Coach Kendall Webb

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 30, 2019

With basketball season about to start, The Rider Chronicle sat down with head girls basketball coach Kendall Webb to ask a few questions about him entering his promising third year. The Lady Raiders have...

To Make a Champion

To Make a Champion

Students comment on teenage olympians
Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief February 26, 2018

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...

TJ Vasher

Boys Basketball Finishes Record Season

Chloe Pak, Reporter March 11, 2016

After a record-breaking year, the boys basketball season comes to a close as of March 5 against Dunbar in the Regional championship. “The kids have worked really hard,” head varsity basketball coach...

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