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  • MWR18
    New year, new gear: Get moving with the Mizuno Wave Rider 18
    Last year was when I decided to move a little more and eat a little less all in an effort to combat the onset of the middle-age spread that had actually set in a decade earlier. I was tired of being tired, and being sore all the time from carrying...
  • Coyotes, Hirschi and Rider win in first week....or do they?
    Coyotes, Hirschi and Rider all win in first week.....or do they?
    The Rider Raiders looked impressive in the first game of the season Thursday night against Abilene Cooper when they traveled to Shotwell Stadium and outscored the home team 21-7. That means they won, right? Everybody seems to think so except the...
  • Katy Perry’s wine tastes revealed; prefers Pinot Grigio, Malbec in dressing room
    Katy Perry’s wine tastes revealed; prefers Pinot Grigio, Malbec in dressing room
    When TMZ revealed on Sunday what was in Katy Perry’s dressing room, some fans were impressed with her long list of healthy items to ring in the New Year, but those fans who love a good buzz went right to the alcohol. The artist appears to be...
  • Barrel Racing
    Three barrels, two hearts, one dream
    Barrel racing is expensive sport for any family to take on. Yet all across this country families spend the time and money to make it work. Riders have the expense of purchasing or leasing a horse and then the full time care of a large animal,...
  • Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event Is All About Amateur Riders
    Heart of the Carolinas Three-Day Event Is All About Amateur Riders
    If ever there was a place that shouts “Long Live the Long Format,” Southern Eighths is that place and on April 28-May 1 Classic Eventing will host its inaugural Heart of the Carolinas (HOTC) Three-Day Event on this 300-acre facility....
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    Wichita Falls 2010 High School Football Scoreboard, Week 3
    City View hangs on to beat Pirates A second half comeback by Petrolia fell short as the Pirates lost to the City View Mustangs in Petrolia on Friday. The Mustangs improve to 2-1 on the season, while the Pirates fall to 0-3. City View held a 14-0...
  • Abbie Lewis joins a solid Mustangs tennis squad this season.
    Rider graduate returns home to play for MSU
    New Midwestern State University tennis coach Scott Linn was pleased to announce that Rider High School graduate Abbie Lewis will return to Wichita Falls to be part of the 2010-11 MSU women's tennis squad. Lewis originally signed to attend...
  • Shown here with his family in an undated photo, Jim Garfield is Rider High School's new head coach.
    Garfield takes over head coaching duties at Rider
    Deciding to promote from within, Wichita Falls Independent School District athletic director Kenny Catney has announced Jim Garfield as the new head football coach at Rider High School. Garfield served as defensive coordinator under Scott Ponder...
  • Rider's Cameron Allen is a first-team All State selection.
    Allen leads Wichita Falls all-state honorees
    Rider High School's Cameron Allen has been selected as a first-team pitcher in Class 4A for the 2010 Texas High School Baseball Coaches Association All-State team. The junior heads a list of four Wichita Falls players receiving all-state...
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    International Surf Day
    What better way to spend Father's Day then at the beach, celebrating National Surf Day? Sunday, June 20, 2010 celebrates the 6th annual International Surfing Day!People around the world will unite to celebrate the sport of surfing by giving back...
  • The Rider Raider baseball season comes to an end in Round Rock.
    Rider baseball season comes to an end with 3-2 loss to Brenham
    A bloop single by catcher Seth Spivey that fell just out of shortstop Reid Barnett's reach drove in the winning run as the Brenham Cubs defeated the Wichita Falls Rider Raiders 3-2 on Wednesday night. The Class 4A state semifinal playoff win...
  • Scott Ponder exits Rider High School after seven years.
    Rider head football coach Scott Ponder resigns
    Resigning after seven seasons at Rider High School, head football coach Scott Ponder will pack his bags and move 10 miles West to Iowa Park High School where he will be the Hawks head coach and athletic director for the 2010 season. Ponder's...
  • Baseball and football playoff games were on the agenda for Memorial Day weekend in Wichita Falls.
    Wichita Falls in a nutshell, May 28-30
    Every Monday we take a look back at the sports weekend in Wichita Falls and give the basics on some of the things you may have missed between Friday and Sunday. Baseball * Pitchers Cameron Allen and Reid Barnett took the wins as the Rider Raiders...
  • The Rider Raiders wait to see who their opponent will be in the Region I baseball championship.
    Rider sweeps Canyon to advance to Region I championship
    The Rider Raiders will advance to the Region I baseball championship after completing a two game sweep of the Canyon Eagles in their Region I-4A semifinal playoff. Rider will now play the winner of the Mansfield Legacy/Frenship series. Mansfield...
  • Seth Carter drove in the winning run in Rider's 2-1 victory over Fort Worth Arlington Heights.
    Wichita Falls in a nutshell: May 21-23
    Every Monday we will take a look back at the sports weekend in Wichita Falls and give the basics on some of the things you may have missed between Friday and Sunday. Baseball * The Rider Raiders won their regional quarterfinal playoff as they...