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2018 Model Rams Announced

2018 Model Rams Announced

Jonathan Brake, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Seniors Kelly DiFonzo and David Barney were honored with the BJ Thomson Model Ram award at the Varsity banquet May 24. The award is dedicated to students who demonstrate excellence in academics, athletics and leadership. Out of 20 nominations--10 male and 10 female--the Model Ram award goes to one...

Wong Achieves Personal Goal, Races in States

Wong Achieves Personal Goal, Races in States

Zoe Moser, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring Sports

Senior Angelique Wong was the only RHS student to close her track and field season May 25 at the State Track Meet, although she did not place in her events. Wong previously qualified for states during regionals May 16-17, by placing fourth in both the 100m and 200m, achieving a personal best of 12.42 s...

Determined Student Athletes Commit to Play College Sports

Determined Student Athletes Commit to Play College Sports

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring Sports

Seniors Gabe Reyes and Lauren Giron are the only athletes continuing both their academic and athletic careers at Division III universities in the fall. Reyes will play lacrosse at Keystone College and Giron will play soccer at Saint Mary’s College of Maryland. Gabe Reyes - Lacrosse at Keystone College...

Varsity Baseball Closes Season in Sectional Finals for Third Straight Year

Varsity Baseball Closes Season in Sectional Finals for Third Straight Year

Zoe Moser, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018


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Boys varsity baseball ended their season with a close 6-4 loss to the Manchester Valley HS Mavericks from Carroll County in the sectional finals May 15 at home. This was the third consecutive year that the Rams appeared in the sectional finals game. “Great season. We did really well. [I] co...

Girls Lacrosse Defeats Magruder in Sectional Semifinals, Falls in Section Finals

Girls Lacrosse Defeats Magruder in Sectional Semifinals, Falls in Section Finals

William Gangnath, Online Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Girls Varsity Lacrosse (10-3) defeated the Magruder Colonels (8-5) 12-8 at home May 11, to advance to the sectional finals for the first time under Coach William Morris. The teams traded goals in the first half until sophomore attack Colleen Barrett scored a hat trick (three goals) to give the Ra...

Varsity Baseball Advances to Sectional Title for Third Consecutive Year

Varsity Baseball Advances to Sectional Title for Third Consecutive Year

Gabe Reyes, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


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The boys varsity baseball team (15-2) defeated the Magruder Colonels (8-11) 7-2 May 11 at home by building on their early lead to achieve a comfortable win. They will next face the Manchester Valley Mavericks for the sectional title. The boys started the game with an early lead in the bottom of th...

Riggs Coaching for 21 Years, Wins First Division Title in 25 Years

Riggs Coaching for 21 Years, Wins First Division Title in 25 Years

Gabe Reyes, Online Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

Twenty-one years ago, before this year’s seniors were even born, varsity baseball coach Farron Riggs was stepping onto the RHS baseball diamond for the first time as the JV coach. Unlike many teachers and coaches who move around MCPS numerous times, Riggs has stayed with the Rams, cementing a bond...

Underclassmen Shine in Ram’s Turnaround Season

Underclassmen Shine in Ram’s Turnaround Season

Jabril Mohamed, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring Sports

Varsity girls lacrosse looks to bounce back from last year’s unsuccessful 4-8 season with second year Coach Will Morris and an experienced young squad. The Rams started their season off strong at 7-3 as they enter the last quarter of the season. Although the team is comprised of a majority of upp...

After 25 Years of Advocating, Girls Tennis moves to Spring Season

After 25 Years of Advocating, Girls Tennis moves to Spring Season

Isaac Higgins, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under News Briefs, Sports, Sports Showcase

Next year, the girl's tennis season is set to change from fall to spring, after holding the season in the fall for 25 years. Montgomery county was the only county with a girls tennis season in the spring. The initiative to change the season has been pushed for 25 years, athletic director Michael Hay...

Walk-Off Single Gives Baseball First Division Title in 25 Years

Walk-Off Single Gives Baseball First Division Title in 25 Years

Alex Reynolds, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring Sports

Boys varsity baseball (10-1) clinched their first division title in 25 years by rallying from behind for a victory over the defending state champions, the Poolesville Falcons, Friday April 20. The Rams trailed the Falcons 3-7 in the bottom of the seventh before the Rams rallied through quick out...

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