Texas Tech Masked Rider Program Former Riders

A program built on tradition...

60th year, 53 Student Riders, 14 Horses but only 1 tradition.


Year Rider Hometown Mascot
1953-1954 Joe Kirk Fulton Lubbock, TX unsure
1954-1955 Joe Kirk Fulton Lubbock, TX unsure
1955-1956 Jim Cloyd Stratford, TX Blackie
1956-1957 Jim Cloyd Stratford, TX Tech Beauty
1957-1958 Donald "Polly" Hollar Benham, TX Tech Beauty
1958-1959 Donald "Polly" Hollar Benham, TX Tech Beauty
1959-1960 J.H. "Hud" Rhea Roswell, NM Beau Black
1960-1961 J.H. "Hud" Rhea Roswell, NM Beau Black
1961-1962 Kelley Waggoner Hillsboro, NM Tech Beauty
1962-1963 Bill Durfey The Woodlands, TX Tech Beauty
1963-1964 Douglas "Nubbin" Hollar Brenham, TX Charcoal Cody
1964-1965 Douglas "Dink" Wilson Quanah, TX Charcoal Cody
1965-1966 Douglas "Dink" Wilson Quanah, TX Charcoal Cody
1966-1967 Douglas "Nubbin" Hollar Brenham, TX Charcoal Cody
1967-1968 Douglas "Nubbin" Hollar Brenham, TX Charcoal Cody
1968-1969 Johnny Bob Carruth Lubbock, TX Charcoal Cody
1969-1970 Johnny Bob Carruth Lubbock, TX Charcoal Cody
1970-1971 Tommy Martin Graham, TX Charcoal Cody
1971-1972 Randy Jeffers Amarillo, TX Charcoal Cody
1972-1973 Randy Jeffers Amarillo, TX Showboy Huffman
1973-1974 Gerald Nobles Midland, TX Happy Five
1974-1975 Anne Lynch Dell City, TX Happy Five
1975-1976 Joe Kim King Brady, TX Happy Five
1976-1977 Jess Wall Perryton, TX Happy Five
1977-1978 Larry Cade Copperas Cove, TX Happy Five
1978-1979 Lee Puckitt San Angelo, TX Happy VI
1979-1980 Coke Hopping Memphis, TX Happy VI
1980-1981 Kathleen Campbell El Paso, TX Happy VI-II
1981-1982 Kurt Harris Collinsville, TX Happy VI-II
1982-1983 Perry Church Canyon, TX Happy VI-II
1983-1984 Jennifer Aufill Buffalo Gap, TX Happy VI-II
1984-1985 Zurick Labrier Guymon, OK Happy VI-II
1985-1986 Jerrell Key Lubbock, TX Happy VI-II
1986-1987 Daniel Jenkins Turkey, TX Happy VI-II
1987-1988 Kim Saunders Colfax, LA Midnight Raider
1988-1989 Lea Whitehead Midland, TX Midnight Raider
1989-1990 Tonya Tinnin-Jackson Bryson, TX Midnight Raider
1990-1991 Blaine Lemons Colorado City, TX Midnight Raider
1991-1992 RaLynn Key Crosbyton, TX Midnight Raider
1992-1993 Jason Spence Seminole, TX Midnight Raider
1993-1994 Lisa Gilbreath Lewisville, TX Double T
1994-1995 Amy Smart Midland, TX Double T
1995-1996 JoLynn Self Lubbock, TX High Red
1996-1997 Martha Reed San Angelo, TX High Red
1997-1998 Becky McDougal Lubbock, TX High Red
1998-1999 Michael "Dusty" Abney Lubbock, TX Black Phantom Raider
1999-2000 Travis L. Thorne New Deal, TX Black Phantom Raider
2000-2001 Lesley Gilbreath Flower Mound, TX Black Phantom Raider
2001-2002 Katie Carruth Lubbock, TX Black Phantom Raider
2002-2003 Jessica Melvin Pierre, SD Midnight Matador
2003-2004 Ben Holland Texline, TX Midnight Matador
2004-2005 Stacy Stockard Stanger, TX Midnight Matador
2005-2006 Justin Burgin Scurry, TX Midnight Matador
2006-2007 Amy Bell Kermit, TX Midnight Matador
2007-2008 Kevin Burns Clovis, NM Midnight Matador
2008-2009 Ashley Hartzog Farwell, TX Midnight Matador
2009-2010 Brianne Hight Clovis, NM Midnight Matador
2010-2011 Christi Chadwell Garland, TX Midnight Matador
2011-2012 Bradley Skinner Arvada, CO Midnight Matador
2012-2013 Ashley Wenzel Friendswood, TX Midnight Matador
Retirement | Honoring Ceremony
2013-2014 Corey Waggoner Lubbock, TX Fearless Champion
CURRENT Mackenzie White Marble Falls, TX Fearless Champion
60th Anniversary Celebration