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Bella Kelleher competes with her competitive cheer team

More than serves and digs

Volleyball players balance extracurricular activities
Sidney Lott, Reporter December 4, 2020

Rider’s volleyball team just finished up a successful season, winning the District 5-5A title and advancing to the third round of the playoffs.  While they all have their strengths on the court,...

Rider's football season cannot begin until late September after the UIL's new guidelines handed down Tuesday.

Rider’s fall sport seasons delayed by new UIL guidelines

Football, volleyball can't have games until September
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-in-Chief July 21, 2020

As coronavirus cases continue to rise across the nation, the University Interscholastic League (UIL) has modified the athletic calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.  On Tuesday, the organization announced...

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...

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

Reaching for new heights

Volleyball's Leslie embracing move from Los Angeles
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...

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

Q/A with Head Volleyball Coach Alysha Humpert

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...

To Make a Champion

To Make a Champion

Students comment on teenage olympians
Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief February 26, 2018

With the Olympics having wrapped up this past week, several young athletes have had the chance to represent their country, some of whom earned a medal. The youngest of these was 15-year-old Alina Zagitova...

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.

High Expectations For A Purpose

Head coach Alysha Humpert expresses pride for successful year for LRV
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...

Freshman Brylee-Grubb-Erwin is excited to sign in to the student council meeting and learn about special olympics.

Week of Sept. 21-25 By Shelby Davis

Shelby Davis, Photographer October 2, 2015

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...

Photo by Brittni Coss

All-State Success

Jansen Roulliard, Reporter March 4, 2014

Junior Kendall Chamberlain woke to someone shaking her shoulder. Her father was standing by her bed, practically bouncing with excitement, trying to shake her awake. In his hand, he held the daily issue...

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