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...

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...

To Bee or Not to Bee

Varsity and JV girls practice different drills like blocking the volleyball during eighth period and after school practice.

Miranda Darne, Managing Editor

September 28, 2015

Something fell from the ceiling. Looking closer, junior Libby Taubert yelled. There was a dead bee on the court. And then more fell from the ceiling, landing in her hair. The bees matched her hair color, making it difficult for her to get them out. Around her teammates stared at the court floor...

Team Of Seniors Works ‘Relentlessly’

Team Of Seniors Works ‘Relentlessly’

Aleksa Stankovic, Reporter

October 27, 2014

After a year with one senior on the team, this year’s 8-senior volleyball team has a wealth of leadership. Rider’s head Volleyball Coach Alysha Humpert trained the team every day this summer and is excited about the results that they have achieved since the beginning of the year. “We finished...

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