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Senior Sets His Sights on Marksmanship

Senior Sets His Sights on Marksmanship

Elizabeth DiFonzo, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Most athletes perfect their skills through years of practice, which includes running through plays, running laps and completing intense physical drills to grow stronger at their sport. For senior Drew Latos, he has climbed to the top of his sport by standing still and taking steady aim with a firear...

National Honor Society Hosts Super Smash Bros. Tournament as Fundraiser

National Honor Society Hosts Super Smash Bros. Tournament as Fundraiser

Nathan Pianalto, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

National Honor Society (NHS) recently hosted a gaming tournament with the popular new game, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate on the Nintendo Switch. The four-day tournament was held at lunch for 40 participants with a $10 entry fee, $50 worth of gift cards as the top prize and $1 viewing fee for any students...

Like it or Not Sports Fans, Tom Brady is Undeniably the Best

Like it or Not Sports Fans, Tom Brady is Undeniably the Best

Anna Stewart, News managing Editor

March 26, 2019


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With Super Bowl 53 now history, and the New England Patriots champions once again, there is one truth that sports fans finally need to face: Tom Brady is the greatest NFL quarterback of all time. Brady just surpassed former San Francisco 49ers linebacker Charles Haley to become the only player in ...

Seniors Express Themselves Through Dance, Choreography

Seniors Express Themselves Through Dance, Choreography

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2019


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Aside from the typical sports played with sticks and balls and scoring points, many students dance passionately and competitively in and out of school, expressing themselves and creating their own choreography. For some, dance may be a hobby, but for others, it is a vocation that requires dedication and pr...

March Madness Predictions

March Madness Predictions

Aidan Brami and Matthew DiFonzo

March 20, 2019


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BRAMI'S BRACKETĀ  First 64 No. 5 MARQUETTE VS. No. 12 MURRAY STATE The upset I want to pick, but can't. Murray State is one of the most exciting teams to watch in all of college basketball because of their point guard, Ja Morant. Averaging 24.6 points per game to go along with 10 assists, he...

Top 5 Sports Moments to Look Forward to in 2019

Top 5 Sports Moments to Look Forward to in 2019

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


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After an exciting year for sports in 2018 with many upsets and surprises, 2019 is now underway and many new historic sports moments can be anticipated. The following five moments can change the landscape of sports as a whole and the way each sport is viewed. (These are listed in no particular order.)...

Underclassmen Contribute to, Lead Strong Dive Season

Underclassmen Contribute to, Lead Strong Dive Season

Paige Krawczel, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Improving from last season, the RHS dive team has found success with their underclassmen, specifically new freshmen talent Callie Borda and Dima Lawrence, as well as sophomores Emily Reynolds and Spencer Finnegan. The girls dive team ended this season with a 4-1 record, defeating every team except ...

MCPS Updates Athletic Guidelines to Include Vaping

MCPS Updates Athletic Guidelines to Include Vaping

Daniel Pujo, Sports Managing Editor

March 15, 2019


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Before recently, vaping was never categorized in the tobacco, drug and alcohol area of the MCPS student athlete guidelines, but it is now is classified to be a tobacco product which will carry a more severe punishment for athletes caught vaping. Vaping has become an epidemic across the nation as many teens in...

RHS All-Met Athletes for Fall 2018

RHS All-Met Athletes for Fall 2018

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

March 14, 2019


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In the months after the fall sports season comes to a close, many high school athletes are recognized for their exceptional performances throughout the season. There are two ways to be recognized: by the Washington Post receiving All-Met honors, or by the coaches of each MCPS sport by being named to an...

Rams’ Foul Trouble Helps End Season with .500 Record

Rams’ Foul Trouble Helps End Season with .500 Record

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Boys varsity basketball (11-11) fell to the Westminster Owls (15-6) 54-51 March 4 in the sectional semifinals at Westminster High School, putting an end to their 2018-19 season. The Owls opened the game from the free-throw line due to a technical foul given to the Rams for dunking in warm-ups, whi...

Seattle Should Once Again Have an NBA Team

Seattle Should Once Again Have an NBA Team

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


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With the city of Seattle, Wash. getting a National Hockey League (NHL) team that will start playing during the 2021-22 season, many basketball fans are asking for the National Basketball Association (NBA) to return to Seattle. The NBA should give Seattle a team because NBA players want the NBA to com...

Rams to Watch: Blessed Mbogo and Twins Naila and Nia Newman

Rams to Watch: Blessed Mbogo and Twins Naila and Nia Newman

Andrew Coulibaly and Matthew DiFonzo

February 28, 2019


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Blessed Mbogo, Boys Basketball Junior forward Blessed Mbogo has grown into a versatile player and valuable asset for the boys varsity basketball team in his second year, rising to the occasion and aiding the team on their division title. Although Mbogo is hard of hearing, it does not show on the co...

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