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Swim Triumphs in Third Straight State Championship

Gabe Reyes, Sports Managing Editor

March 3, 2017

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Another season, another trip to the states for the boys and girls varsity swim team at RHS. Last year the team won states, led by alumnus Griffin Alaniz(16). This season, the team advanced from the division three champions...

Marshall Rises to the Occasion, Stuns Crowd

Michael Pankowski, Contributing Editor

February 2, 2017

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Michael Jordan did not make his school’s varsity basketball team as a sophomore. Senior Nate Marshall did not make Rockville’s as a sophomore, or even as a junior. Michael Jordan used this slight as the rocket fuel that would...

It is Time to Reignite the Inferno

Kelly DiFonzo, Contributing Editor

February 2, 2017

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As I watched my two sisters experience the glory that is high school, I fantasized about the days when I would finally experience the same as them. I remember watching Friday night basketball games as a middle schooler in the...

Lesser Known but Successful Sports Do Not Receive Enough School-Wide Recognition

Gabe Reyes, Sports Managing Editor

February 2, 2017

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How come the boys varsity basketball team gets a pep rally specifically centered around them? Why doesn’t the wrestling team get their own unique pep rally entrance, or the hockey team? How come swimming wins second in states...

Monitoring the Future Survey Shows Lowest Drug Usage Levels for Students in Years

Allison DiFonzo, Features Managing Editor

February 2, 2017

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During the spring of 2016, more than 45,000 students from 372 public and private schools nationwide participated in the annual Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey. The MTF survey results were announced Dec. 13 by the National ...

Seniors and Freshmen Victorious at Powder Puff Game

Matt DiFonzo, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016

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Joseph B. Good stadium was the site for the annual Powder Puff games. The much anticipated fall classic pits the junior girls against the senior girls and the freshmen against the sophomores for bragging rights on the gridiron...

Seventh Annual Rampace 5K Arrives

Noam Elfassi, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016

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The Rampace 5K is an annual event that has been going on since 2009 in order to raise money for the journalism program. Year after year people have come out to this community event to run and cheer on family and friends. By 8:00...

New Basketball Coach Resurges Young Team

Allison DiFonzo, Features Managing Editor

December 14, 2016

Filed under Sports

New head coach Todd Dembroski joins the boys varsity basketball team for the 2015-16 season. He has coached the JV team at Magruder HS for the past five seasons and has also served as their assistant varsity coach. “My goal f...

Carlos Shows Off Hidden Skill

Kelly DiFonzo, Contributing Editor

December 14, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

Who would have known that a mere two-week wrestling unit in a 2014 freshman physical education class would have illuminated a hidden talent vital to the future of the RHS wrestling program? Junior Carlos Carrasquillo was a freshman wh...

Boys Basketball Has High Hopes for Upcoming Season

Gabe Reyes, Sports Managing Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under Sports

Following a losing season last year, the RHS boys varsity basketball team hopes to come out this year with more wins. However, the team will rely on young underclassmen due to the graduation of their best two scorers from the...

Keeping Up With Claire

Sarah Natchipolsky, Sports Managing Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under Sports

Few high schoolers are willing to get up at 4:30 a.m. on a weekday, and even fewer are willing to get up that early to swim laps in the freezing water for an hour before school. Junior Claire Lyhus is one of the exceptions as a m...

Volleyball Keeps Fighting

Volleyball Keeps Fighting

November 14, 2016

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