The Rider Chronicle

Into the Game

Emily Stolt is ready for her last playoff run with the Rider volleyball team.

Sandra Le, Reporter

November 5, 2019

Emily Stolt will reach several special milestones as a senior.  But one of her favorites happened in an Abilene Cooper gym last month. That’s when Stolt first stepped back onto the volleyball court after missing time with an ACL injury to her right knee.  “I just got thrown into it and pl...

Reaching for new heights

Junior Jill Leslie has thrived in her first season at Rider, leading the team with six blocks per game.

Meghan Helton, Reporter

October 1, 2019

It’s easy to see junior Jill Leslie step onto the volleyball court. As the tallest girl on the team standing 6-foot-3, it’s no surprise she’s a ferocious blocker at the net.  But what you don’t see is the dramatic change in Leslie’s life. Her father, Justin Leslie, became the head men’s...

Q/A with Head Volleyball Coach Alysha Humpert

Rider volleyball coach Alysha Humpert recently earned her 200th win and is excited about the 2019 season.

Sandra Le, Reporter

August 27, 2019

Coming off her 200th win, head volleyball coach Alysha Humpert sat down with The Rider Chronicle to share her thoughts about this season. Q: After your first few games, how have your expectations for the team changed? A: I wouldn’t say my expectations have changed because ultimately, I always wan...

High Expectations For A Purpose

At the game against Old High, senior Libby Nelson holds a one in the air, cheering her team on as varsity only needs one point to win the match.

Shannon Pyle, Co-Editor-Chief

December 1, 2015

It’s the last match and varsity only needs to score one more time to beat their long standing rivals, the Aledo Lady Cats. The ball is served. “It felt like a dream,” head coach Alysha Humpert said. “It felt like the best dream possible.” Freshman Logan Browning makes a pass to her...

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