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RHS All-Met Athletes for Fall 2018

RHS All-Met Athletes for Fall 2018

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

March 14, 2019

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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