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A symbolic representation of the money thrown at college sports.Photo taken by Cohen Paxton.

The money behind college sports

Cohen Paxton, Reporter September 26, 2022

With college football season in full swing, you have to talk about what could be the biggest change in college sports history.  In July of 2021, Connecticut created a bill that made it possible for...

The Marching Wildcats Courtesy of Miranda Fitzgerald

Marching Wildcats Crush Competition

September 26, 2022

The Marching Wildcats are the resident marching band here at RCHS. They consist of band and colorguard. Their duties are to cheer on our football team and provide a halftime show. They also appear in events...

Senior Emmett King-Bond (left) and Sophomore Elijah Fox (right) are pictured playing Fantasy together during lunch.

Fantasy Football is in Full Swing

Eleanor Dare, Head Sports Editor September 26, 2022

With the start of the 2022 NFL season, comes the start of Fantasy Football. Fantasy Football is a type of game where each player is a general manager of a team they draft at the beginning of the season....

Garret Stillwell after his punt block that led to a Wildcat touchdown. Photo taken by Rockbridge Athletics.

The Cats Battle Staunton Storm

Emily Humphreys, Reporter September 23, 2022

On Sept. 16, the ‘Cats traveled to Staunton and fought a long, hard battle against Staunton Storm. The Wildcats lost 38-21, but there were some hard fought plays. One play was when Garrett Stillwell...

Wildcat Cheer Team Competes at Waynesboro High

Eliot McDonald, Reporter September 21, 2022

This past Saturday the Wildcat  competition cheer team traveled to the nearby Waynesboro High School to compete against many other cheer squads from Virginia.  After months of practicing their routine,...

RCHS Wildcats fighting against the Wilson Memorial Green Hornets.

Wildcats Fall to Wilson Memorial

Maddie Dahl , Reporter September 16, 2022

On Sept. 9, the Wildcats traveled to Wilson Memorial High School for a hard fought battle against the Green Hornets.  After a 34-2 loss, Braeden Hartbarger, senior offensive lineman, reported on the...

Athletic trainer Ms. Courtney taping an athlete in the training room.

Sports Injuries Impact Student Athletes

Emma Bates, Reporter September 16, 2022

Every year there are injuries in sports. Many of these injuries can end the whole season or can just put the athlete out for a game or a couple of practices. Some athletes struggle with getting back into...

Rockbridge Swings Their Way Into An Impressive Tournament Performance

Ronald Berry, Reporter September 16, 2022

On Sept. 1, the Rockbridge County Golf team participated in their third of four district tournaments. The stars of the tournament were Sophomore Andrew McCoy, who scored 73 and was just two points shy...

Wildcat Volleyball Outlasts Staunton

Paul Drumbl, Reporter September 16, 2022

The RCHS Volleyball team defeated Staunton  3-2 on the road on Thursday, Sept. 8.  Junior Varsity started off the action with a 2-0 sweep of the storm.  They won the first set 25-18 and the second 25-22...

Girls Volleyball huddles together to discuss plans for the rest of the game.

Fort Defiance “Spikes” Girls Volleyball into the Ground

Reagan Woody, Editor-In-Chief September 16, 2022

On Sept. 13, 2022, RCHS Girls Varsity Volleyball fell to Fort Defiance, with the final score totaling out to 1 to 3. Currently, the team record stands at 4-2-0.  Freshman Right Setter and Middle Hitter...

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