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Stacie Martin standing in front of the No. 1 sign in the back of her classroom.

Martin: Nothing beats Rider-Old High week

Stacie Martin, Guest Columnist October 21, 2020

While I am certain that every school in the state of Texas has an arch-rival that it meets yearly and that school celebrates a homecoming of epic proportion, I cannot imagine that any of those celebrations...

Senior Nick Darcus makes a catch in Rider's season opener against Midland.

Q/A with senior wide receiver Nick Darcus

Sandra Le, Reporter October 16, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Dominique Horton and the Rider Raiders will play Wichita Falls High School on Oct. 23 instead of a month later as originally scheduled.

Rider-Old High football matchup coming a month early

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief October 12, 2020

Rider's rivalry football game against Wichita Falls High School is now coming a month early. In fear of the future need to reschedule games, the District 3-5A Executive Committee voted to move the Rider-Old...

Rider coach Marc Bindel addresses his football team during the recent Midnight Madness practice.

Q/A with head football coach Marc Bindel

Meghan Helton, Reporter September 24, 2020

Coming off a 9-5 record and second consecutive trip to the state quarterfinals in 2019, this year the Rider Raiders are anxious to back up their lofty state ranking. With multiple athletes committed to...

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...

Senior Peter Nguyen is the host of this year's pep rallies.

Guest Column: How can the student section improve?

Senior Peter Nguyen shares his thoughts
Peter Nguyen, Guest October 17, 2019

Senior Peter Nguyen, the student council president shares his views on the student section and how to improve it in this guest column.  If you’ve ever attended one of football’s home games and...

It’s the start of the end. As many senior lineup alphabetically, the Parra twins lined up to walk out together.

Senior Night in photos

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer October 9, 2019

A Night to Remember

A personal story from Senior Night
Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief September 30, 2019

“Why am I more nervous about tonight than region?” Senior Ethan Hughes said. I could only smile and laugh nervously as I felt the exact same way. I was trembling inside that giant inflatable I’ve...

Q/A with Defensive Lineman Ian Storey

Q/A with Defensive Lineman Ian Storey

Sandra Le, Reporter September 27, 2019

Tonight will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2020’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, color guard, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As...

From top left: Clay, Corey, and Caleb. From bottom left: Kim, Stacey, and Corey's fiancée, Jessica. Photo courtesy of the Longest Family.

The Longest Line at Rider grows

Son Caleb teaching, coaching with parents
Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor September 20, 2019

Caleb Longest wakes up under his parents’ roof before heading off to Algebra 2 in the mornings.  However, he’s not a student at Duncan High School any more. This time he’s joining his parents...

Jacob Rodriguez has shined in his first two games as Rider's quarterback his junior year.

Great Expectations

Healthy Rodriguez building off special sophomore season
Meghan Helton, Reporter September 13, 2019

Blood, sweat, tears. All shed for the love of the game held so closely to the hearts of the  Rider football players. This love is no different for the Raiders’ quarterback, Jacob Rodriguez. Last...

Marc Bindel is entering his sixth season as Rider's head football coach and is exciting about the Raiders' prospects this year.

Q/A with Head Football Coach Marc Bindel

Mandy Huynh, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2019

After a previous season filled with struggles and success, head football coach Marc Bindel enters the new school year with high expectations. The Rider Chronicle sat down with Bindel to discuss the pressures...

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