The Rider Chronicle

Surpassing Expectations

Freshman point guard Ashlynn Knight plays against Iowa Park.

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 to be a top contender for the district title. After knocking off Aledo 52-36 at home on Friday, ...

Q/A with Head Girls Basketball Coach Kendall Webb

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

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 a Saturday scrimmage and begins the regular season on Nov. 9. Q: How long have you been coachi...

Seniors’ Last Season

Senior Abreanna Harrison shoots the ball.

Miranda Darné, Managing Editor

March 11, 2016

A knock on the door stops the laughter erupting from the hotel room. After hearing coach, they immediately stop everything and leap to their beds, pretending to be asleep. Awake past curfew, the girls laugh again after getting caught, eventually dozing off with the thought of tomorrow’s game on their...

No. 9 In The Nation

Freshman Makayla Mays.

Savannah Dickson, Reporter

December 18, 2015

Sweat pours off their bodies as they sprint up and down the court. Sneakers squeak against the gymnasium floor and shouts fill the air from the court, sideline, and bleachers adding to the clatter. The opposing team pants, frantically trying to score points but the buzzer sounds, declaring Lady Raiders ...

Varsity Girls Basketball Ranked 10th

Junior Airielle Wise runs a drill on Oct. 9. The varsity girls basketball team started the season ranked tenth in the state.

Kiersten Scott, Co-Editor

December 12, 2014

Mercedes Brooks would rather be ranked higher. She thinks that everyone on the Lady Raiders basketball team is motivated also. They just won’t settle for 10th in Texas. For Mercedes this comes with mastering skills like going-left. “Dribbling with my left hand is my weakness in basketball,”...

Lady Raiders reach #11 in state

February 2, 2012

Last year, the Lady Raider Basketball team made it to playoffs for the first time in 20 years. This year, they're ranked in state. "We are currently #12 and we reached #11 earlier in the season," two-year head coach Ramsey Ghazal said. "I was excited because the girls have worked extremely...

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