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Into the Game

Into the Game

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...

Staph Found In Locker Room, No Soap In Bathroom

Staph Found In Locker Room, No Soap In Bathroom

Makayla Schnaufer, Reporter

September 28, 2015

There have been three confirmed cases of staph out of the athletic department, causing the health department and the school district to take action and protect students and faculty. “This is staph,” said school nurse Kim Hagy. “Nothing has been confirmed MRSA.” MRSA is a more aggressive...

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present ‘Relentless’ Start This Season

Coming On Strong: Lady Raiders Present ‘Relentless’ Start This Season

Shannon, Sports Editor

September 17, 2014

At three different tournaments this year, the Lady Raiders dominated the court and set new expectations for future Rider volleyball teams. During the Double Tee tournament in Euless Trinity, Varsity won against the Granbury Lady Pirates, who are ranked 6th in the state. “It was exciting for us because...

New Game New Gear: Raider Football Debuts New Helmets

New Game New Gear: Raider Football Debuts New Helmets

Abby Love, Reporter

September 5, 2014

Tonight the Rider varsity football team will be revealing their new helmets during the 7 p.m game against Amarillo High at Memorial Stadium. The team is coming off of a win last week. “Last year’s team left a lot of adversity for the seniors this year as far as the success that we are expected...

Academic Adversities Of Athletes

Alexa Vincent, Reporter

April 2, 2014

On the ride home from her last basketball game, Erin Scruggs sits midway back on the dark bus. As she listens to music her mind meanders to the occasional splurge of car lights waning and waxing past the bus, distorted by the clammy windows. And while the excitement of the team’s most successful...

Female Powerlifters Proceed To State Meet

Female Powerlifters Proceed To State Meet

Lane Maddox, Reporter

March 27, 2014

Right after school, Jamie Herrell and Abi Reilly walk into the weight room, ready for the afternoon’s practice. They are no longer greeted by the friendly faces of the seven other girls on the powerlifting team. They’re the only ones left, the only girls who have advanced to the state powerlifting...

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Soccer Boy’s Bond Leads To WIN

Shannon Pyle, Reporter

March 14, 2014

Sophomore Josh Peloquin follows the soccer ball with his eyes as it passes from defender to midfielder. Bending his knees, he readies himself. As a forward, it’s his sole job to make the goal; this is what his mind is focused on as the ball makes its way toward him. The ball passes through two of...

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