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Students spent many hours over the weekend decorating for Rider-Old High week.

A rundown for this year’s atypical Rider/Old High week

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Throughout this year, expect the unexpected has felt like a common theme. Rider/Old High week is no exemption. Since the big week has been moved up almost a month, everyone is scrambling to meet deadlines...

Allison Clancy is a senior who will be honored Friday night.

Q/A with senior Raiderette captain Allison Clancy

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer October 8, 2020

Friday night will be a special one for many as it’s Senior Night for the Class of 2021’s JROTC, band, Raiderettes, cheerleaders and football. The Rider Chronicle is having a series of Q/As with the...

Junior Sydney Haston steams milk at Frank and Joe's. Haston is one of serval Rider students working during the pandemic.

Rider students working despite the danger of coronavirus

Meghan Helton, Reporter October 2, 2020

High school is hard enough on its own, but add working in the middle of a pandemic, and you’ve got a whole new world of responsibilities. In workplaces everywhere, new safety precautions have been...

Rider coach Marc Bindel addresses his football team during the recent Midnight Madness practice.

Q/A with head football coach Marc Bindel

Meghan Helton, Reporter September 24, 2020

Coming off a 9-5 record and second consecutive trip to the state quarterfinals in 2019, this year the Rider Raiders are anxious to back up their lofty state ranking. With multiple athletes committed to...

Putting the Pep in Spring

Putting the Pep in Spring

Sheridan Allen, Reporter/Photographer January 29, 2020

Although out of the norm for Rider’s students, the school will be having the first and only spring pep rally of the year Friday to help show love and support for the spring sports. “I want to stress...

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...

Rider admins weigh in on New Year's resolutions

Rider admins weigh in on New Year’s resolutions

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor January 15, 2020

Each new year, people around the world take the opportunity to make resolutions, setting a goal for what they hope to accomplish. It’s a wonderful time to reflect on the highs and lows of the past year...

Rider basketball coach Cliff McGuire is entering his seventh season leading the program.

Q/A with boys basketball coach Cliff McGuire

Meghan Helton, Reporter November 14, 2019

Rider boys basketball team is coming off another district title and has high expectations for the 2019-2020 season.  Cliff McGuire is entering his 14th season coaching and his seventh with the Raiders....

Q/A with head athletic trainer Coach Doley

Q/A with head athletic trainer Coach Doley

Meghan Helton, Reporter November 5, 2019

Rider/Old High week is upon us. While Rider’s traditions are well known throughout the school, there are some who have never fully experienced the pride of being a Rider Raider. Coach Doley, head...

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

Into the Game

Senior Emily Stolt returns to the court after missing a majority of her season.
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...

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...

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