Boys Varsity Falls Short in Close Season Opener at Home

Junior forward Blessed Mbogo attempts to block his opponent from shooting the ball. After putting up a tough fight, the Rams fell to the Warriors 53-51. The boy’s next game is Dec. 11 at 7:15 p.m. against the Quince Orchard Cougars.

Jack Welch, Staff Writer

December 9, 2018

Boys varsity basketball (0-1) fell to the Sherwood Warriors (1-0) 53-51 Dec. 6 in the home season opener in what was a close game throughout and came down to a final missed shot by the Rams that failed to send the game to overtime. Last year, the Rams made it to the regional championship game wh...

Rams to Watch: Bre Daley and Andrew Pace

Rams to Watch: Bre Daley and Andrew Pace

Anna Stewart and Teddy Bilodeau

November 26, 2018

Bre Daley, Cheer and Basketball- As the fall sports season comes to a close, junior Bre Daley prepares to turn in her pom-poms and head to the court, transitioning from her role as captain of the varsity cheer team to center on the girls varsity basketball team. Daley is one of few three-sport ...

Inferno Brings Renewed Energy to Student Fan Section

Beginning with the fall season Inferno leaders began strongly urging all students to attend school events, especially sports, in higher numbers to increase support--and noise levels--for athletes and the student body as a whole.

Matthew DiFonzo, Sports Managing Editor

November 21, 2018

With vibrating bleachers and roars of spirited chants breaking out from Joseph B. Good Stadium, to school events in the gymnasium to the arenas for RAM hockey, the source of this rowdy cheering is consistently coming from one place: the RHS student section, the Inferno. The Inferno is a group of spirited students ...

Sophomore Girl Skates Onto RAM Varsity Hockey

Sophomore Evelyn Leighton (center) skates against the Sherwood Warriors Nov. 7.  She joined varsity this year after playing for JV as a freshman.

Zoe Moser, Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2018

Sophomore Evelyn Leighton has grown accustomed to breaking boundaries. As one of only two girls on the Rockville and Magruder (RAM) ice hockey team, and the only girl on the roster last year, Leighton uses her strength and determination to ensure no one treats her differently and that she continues to push ...

All Fall Athletes Watch Slideshow on Hazing, Bullying

Athletic director Michael Hayes addresses fall athletes in the auditorium about hazing.  Recently allegations of hazing have arisen at some MCPS high schools.

Esther Frances, Print Copy Editor

November 20, 2018

An anti-hazing and bullying prevention slideshow was presented by athletic director Michael Hayes to all fall athletes Nov. 16 during lunch in the auditorium. The presentation, distributed by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), covered bullying, harassment and hazing guidelines and is being present...

Offseason Workouts Help Prepare Athletes

Sophomore Luke Hill works out in the weight room during the offseason.  He attended 96 percent of the offseason football workouts that began in January.

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018

For high school athletes, a fundamental part of sports is offseason training when teams gather for workouts to prepare for their upcoming seasons, as it promotes team bonding and physical health and fitness. Offseason workouts often include weight lifting and cardio exercises to help keep players...

Varsity Football Folds in Second Half Against Rival on Senior Night

Sophomore Connor Pace (6) celebrating after the Rams make a tackle against the Richard Montgomery Rockets.

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Varsity football (3-6) put forth a strong effort but came up short on their senior night against the Richard Montgomery Rockets (6-3), losing 35-14. Starting off strong, junior quarterback Dylan Monday connected with senior wide receiver Andrew Pace for a three-yard touchdown pass. Pace stood out i...

Varsity Field Hockey Scores Playoff Victory Taking Down Cavaliers

Junior Kaelyn Mashburn approaches the Kennedy Cavaliers defense in one of many offensive efforts, resulting in the Rams 4-0 playoff victory at home Oct. 25.

Matthew Liu, Opinion Managing Editor

October 26, 2018

Girls varsity field hockey defeated the John F. Kennedy Cavaliers 4-0 in a dominant first playoff game Oct. 25, allowing them to continue in the playoffs and face off against the James Hubert Blake Bengals next. Senior forward Emily Nagy scored a goal within the first two minutes of the game, com...

Rams to Watch: Chris Rindov and Kaelyn Mashburn

Rams to Watch: Chris Rindov and Kaelyn Mashburn

Aidan Brami and Jack Welch

October 24, 2018

Chris Rindov - Boys Soccer He joins varsity soccer for the first time already with his own accomplishments: he has won the Maryland state cup, and he is a team captain with his club soccer team, the Olney Boys and Girls Club (OBGC) Rangers. Even though senior Christopher Rindov has attended Rockville ...

The Revolution is Real: New Football Staff, Team Revamp

Head coach Jason Lomax surveys the field during the team's loss to the Damascus Hornets Sept. 15.

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

October 23, 2018

Rockville is family. That’s the message varsity football head coach Jason Lomax (‘97) hopes to instill in his players as he works to change the program’s culture following three consecutive losing seasons.    “I was born and bred to be Rockville, and I want my team to feel that same way,” Lomax...

Girls Volleyball Drops Straight Sets; Lily’s Hope Serves Another Ace

Junior Elenna Mach sets up the ball as the Rams go on offense against the Poolesville Falcons.  Despite the straight set loss, fans came out to support Lily's Hope.

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

As the team exited the court after a difficult loss, there was still a sense of victory in the air as there always is when this special night in Rockville is a success. Varsity girls volleyball (4-7) was swept in three sets Oct. 16 by the Poolesville Falcons in the annual Lily’s Hope match. The R...

Five Bold Predictions for the 2018-19 NFL Season

Rookie running back Saqon Barkley was drafted second overall by the New York Giants.  Barkley has 438 rushing yards and 373 receiving yards as of week 6.

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

     As students return to school, football players return to the field, and this NFL season should be an intriguing one. With many star players holding out for bigger contracts, and some teams moving during the offseason, the NFL was shook up before the season even started. While the returning ch...

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