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Poms Wins Spirit Award Third Year in a Row, Risks Dropping to Division 2

Poms Wins Spirit Award Third Year in a Row, Risks Dropping to Division 2

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

With the RHS Pompons (Poms) placing sixth overall out of eight teams at the MCPS Countywide competition Feb. 2 at Blair High School, the team is now facing the possibility of moving down a division when taking into account their last place finish last season. Every two years, divisions for each team can...

2018 Sports Highlights

2018 Sports Highlights

Matthew DiFonzo, Sports Managing Editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Looking back on 2018, there were many highlights throughout the year for sports at the college and professional level. Here is a look at some of the top, memorable moments of the year, some of which will continue to impact 2019 sports. 7) For the Cleveland Browns in the NFL, the 2018 season was a hu...

Patriots Outlast, Outperform Rams in Superbowl Rematch

Patriots Outlast, Outperform Rams in Superbowl Rematch

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Super Bowl 53 has come and gone, a defensive battle between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots.The Patriots came out on top, defeating the Rams 13-3 and making quarterback Tom Brady the most successful Super Bowl player of all time with his sixth ring. With this Super Bowl victory, Bill Belichick...

Varsity Basketball Teams Score Victory on Senior Night

Varsity Basketball Teams Score Victory on Senior Night

Nathan Pianalto, Sports Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

In their last regular season home games, the varsity boys (10–9) and girls (10–8) basketball teams were victorious on senior night as they took down the Wheaton Knights Jan. 15. The girls starting lineup included seniors Denise Mack, Emily Huynh and Kimberly Wambogo. In a show of excellent sportsm...

Lily’s Hope Succeeds Despite Rams’ Struggles

Lily’s Hope Succeeds Despite Rams’ Struggles

Nathan Pianalto and Brendan Stewart, Staff Writers

February 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Varsity boys (10–9) and girls (11–8) basketball teams took the court to play the Einstein Titans at home Feb. 8, while fans, many dressed in yellow and pink Lily’s Hope shirts from this year and past years, steadily flooded the gym. The rafters were full of excitement and cheering loud enou...

Wildcats Pounce Rams with Strong Shooting

Wildcats Pounce Rams with Strong Shooting

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

February 19, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Boys varsity basketball (10 - 9) fell to the Walter Johnson (WJ) Wildcats (15-6) 77-57 Feb. 12 away, due to the strong shooting performance by the Wildcats. The Wildcats started off strong, scoring on almost every possession. Although the Rams responded with some points of their own, the Wildcats went on...

Baseball Coach Wins State Award

Baseball Coach Wins State Award

Aidan Brami, Print Copy Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Farron Riggs is more than just a varsity baseball coach at RHS, he has become a mentor to many players who have come through the program. After finishing the 2018 season with a 15-3 record, Riggs won the Maryland State Baseball Coach of the Year award. “He just talks to me, he knows what’s go...

Top Spots to Hit the Slopes for the 2018-2019 Ski Season

Top Spots to Hit the Slopes for the 2018-2019 Ski Season

Teddy Bilodeau, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

As the winter season progresses, winter activities go into full effect as resorts finally have the consistent cold weather they need to make enough snow to cover the mountains. RHS students have access to multiple resorts in the area that offer skiing, snowboarding and tubing. Resorts such as Liberty...

Rockets Outlast Rams in First of Two Meetings

Rockets Outlast Rams in First of Two Meetings

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Boys varsity basketball (8-6) fell to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (13-1) 56-50 Jan. 25 away in a rivalry game. Despite the six point loss, the Rams were able to keep a close game with a then-undefeated team. It didn't take long for either team to get on the board; every time the Rockets score...

Super Bowl Preview: Rams, Patriots Rematch

Super Bowl Preview: Rams, Patriots Rematch

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Tom Brady vs. Jared Goff.  Bill Belichick vs. Sean McVay. The 2019 Super Bowl is a matchup between established greatness and expected greatness; the New England Patriots (11-5), an aging team who year after year secure their place in NFL history and the Los Angeles Rams (13-3), a young team predicted ...

Rams Charge Past Wolverines at Home

Rams Charge Past Wolverines at Home

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

January 24, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Boys varsity basketball (6-5) defeated the Watkins Mill Wolverines (4-6) 47-37 Jan. 11 at home, making this the second year in a row the Rams have taken out the Wolverines. Both teams were off to a slow start with strong defense on both sides of the floor with little to no offense, resulting in the...

Rams to Watch: Callie Borda and Conner Pace

Rams to Watch: Callie Borda and Conner Pace

Matthew DiFonzo and Daniel Pujo

January 3, 2019


Filed under Athlete Profiles, Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter Sports

Callie Borda, Dive  As the winter sports season unfolds and many multi-sport athletes transition from last season, few can boast entering a season in which they are not only a member of the varsity team but also a USA regional champion.   Specializing in the one meter, three meter and platform event...

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