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MCPS Investigation Ends, Verifies Sorunke’s Eligibility

Junior Jimmy Sorunke practices last season for varsity basketball, helping the team achieve its best season in years winning a division title.  MCPS closed its investigation this summer finding Sorunke eligible to continue playing basketball.

Teddy Bilodeau, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

After the 2017-18 varsity boys basketball turnaround season and their division championship win, junior Jimmy Sorunke’s eligibility came into question after a March 7 Deadspin article made unfounded claims, which prompted a Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) official investigation that found no tru...

Inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame Opens with Halftime Ceremony, Banquet

Longtime baseball coach Farron Riggs greets alumni at the athletics hall of fame banquet.  The hall of fame inductees were announced during halftime of the varsity football game against the Magruder Colonels.

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2018

As people filed into the restaurant, with their families by their side, smiles and laughter immediately emerged on their faces as they reconnected with their former teammates and coaches from decades ago. Smells of Italian food spread throughout the room as the athletes, coaches and their families sett...

Boys Tie, While Girls Claw Down the Wolverines on Senior Night

Boys Tie, While Girls Claw Down the Wolverines on Senior Night

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

Senior year is special time for all seniors, but athletic senior nights are when the community comes together to celebrate their student athletes’ achievements for the past four years. For both the boys and girls soccer teams Oct. 4 was their night under the spotlight. Boys varsity tied 2-2 again...

Bermuda Grass Field Once Flooded, Now Drying For Mid-Season

RHS field after days of rain.

Aidan Brami, Online Copy Editor

October 11, 2018

Joseph B. Good stadium has been a topic of discussion this school year as athletes and coaches have transitioned from talking about what it will be like playing on the new Bermuda grass field, to wondering how many games would be postponed as the new field was buried under water from a multitude of recen...

Girls Varsity Soccer Adds 8 Freshmen, One as Captain

Captain Kaitlyn McMahon facing off against Seneca Valley, Sept. 21 at RHS.

Michael Carvajal, Associate Online Editor

October 5, 2018

Girls varsity soccer has a young roster this year with eight freshmen and one earning a captain position, altering the usual structure of a varsity team. Despite having many more younger players than in previous years, the team has made up for a lack of high school experience with motivated young...

Games Postponed Due to Flooding, Damage on New Field

The new stadium field now has multiple dirt patches caused from recent flooding. The Bermuda grass was installed over the summer and was intended to be used for all fall sports games.

Aidan Brami, Online Copy Editor

September 20, 2018

Joseph B. Good stadium has been a topic of discussion this school year, as athletes and coaches have transitioned from talking about what it will be like playing on the new Bermuda grass field to now speculating how many more games will be postponed due to flooding. After the installation of the new field this...

Varsity Field Hockey Shut Down by Rockets in Season Opener

Varsity Field Hockey Shut Down by Rockets in Season Opener

Michael Carvajal, Associate Online Editor

September 5, 2018

Varsity field hockey opened their season with a close 1-0 loss to the Richard Montgomery Rockets Sept. 4 at home, in a strong defensive effort by both teams. The Rams displayed strong offense in the first half, pressing the Rockets with a close shot on goal. In the second half, the Rockets were able t...

2018 Model Rams Announced

2018 Model Rams Announced

Jonathan Brake, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018

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...

Rams to Watch: Freshman Athletes

Rams to Watch: Freshman Athletes

Daniel Pujo and Aidan Brami

June 14, 2018

Wong Achieves Personal Goal, Races in States

Wong (center) ran May 25 at the States Track Meet accompanied by both coaches and was the only RHS track athlete to compete.

Zoe Moser, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2018

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

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

Junior Matt McTighe winds up to swing at incoming pitch during the sectional finals. McTighe was the starting pitcher for RHS, lasting three innings.

Zoe Moser, Print Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018

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...

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