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Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Glidewell emerges as potent goalscorer

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Sophomore Aubrey Glidewell demands perfection when she is on the soccer field. Her impressive drive and determination has allowed her to thrive, even as a young player. Last year Glidewell played on...

Aubrey Glidewell is one of the top players for the Rider girls soccer team in 2020-21.

Q/A with girls soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sandra Le, Reporter January 8, 2021

After their previous season was cut short, the Rider girls soccer team has returned to the fields with high hopes for this year. The Rider Chronicle spoke with the longtime girls head coach Carl Wiersema...

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...

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...

Makenzi Renfro represented Rider at the regional cross country meet earlier this week.

Q/A with cross country standout Makenzi Renfro

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 31, 2019

It’s only Makenzi Renfro’s second year running cross country, but she’s still leaving an impressive mark on the sport. Running just a few days ago as Rider’s only delegate at regionals, Renfro...

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...

Rising to a New Challenge

Rising to a New Challenge

New JV Girls Soccer Coach steps into her role
Abigail Fitchie, Reporter April 2, 2019

A new face can be seen on the soccer field since as Britany Schmidt, a health science teacher steps up to take the role of head coach for the JVB Girl’s soccer team. She may be a coach, but she is also...

After winning their first game with Coach Graves as the leader, the girls embrace each other.

In the Dugout and in Our Hearts

Savannah Dickson stays involved in softball by being the manager
Tayler Jackson, Reporter February 26, 2018

Although she can’t take the field as a player, Savannah Dickson is getting used to her new role as the softball manager.  During the 2017 season, she was in an accident on her way to an out of town...

Leah Schrass ends the school day doing what she loves.

Stepping Up to Step Down

Leah Schrass leads on and off the court
Carson Lee, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2017

The match is over. The result is final. The team breaks into applause in support of one another. For the veteran player and captain of the tennis team Leah Schrass, this is one of the many reasons why...

Senior Abreanna Harrison shoots the ball.

Seniors’ Last Season

Team’s chemistry and tight bond with each other to continue after high school
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...

Junior Rachel Richie shoots a lay-up during a game against Old High.

Shooting For State

Lady Raiders continue to strengthen as they start play-off run
Anna Au, Reporter February 11, 2015

Coaches start with scouting reports, then the shuffling of feet fills the courts as the Lady Raiders start their practice. Eyes follow as a ball is tossed into the air ready to be snatched. The competitive...

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