‘Cats Clinch a Win at the Shenandoah Classic

‘Cats Clinch a Win at the Shenandoah Classic

Alexandra Mason, Apprentice Business Manager

October 19, 2018


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The ‘Cats football team recently played at James Madison University’s stadium, where they defeated Turner Ashby in double-overtime with a final score of 35-28. “It’s always a big deal to win a game, especially in the college stadium environment, and to win the way we won in double-overtime...

Senior Athlete Profiles

Brinson Mullis, Sports Editor

July 22, 2018


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As the academic year and spring season comes to a close, many seniors will face the end of their athletic careers. However some ‘Cats will continue to play the sports they love at the collegiate level. Seniors Dalton Benson, Haley Cruz, Keely Doyle, Malik Dunn, Allie Fields, Grace Huffman, Mallory ...

Boys’ Lacrosse Shoots Through their Season

Boys’ Lacrosse Shoots Through their Season

Sarah Hennis, Social Media Coordinator

June 17, 2018


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This season, the boys’ lacrosse team is 8-6 and is making extra efforts to strive. The team has been working extra hard with their two hour practices five times a week. The team is coached by Jake Adams, George Ray, and Paul Williams. The team really appreciates how hard the coaches work, and thei...

‘Cats Softball Team Hits it out of the Park

Alexandra Mason, Reporter

May 30, 2018


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The ‘Cats’ varsity softball team recently defeated Waynesboro High School in a final score of 17-2, with freshman Jaydyn Clemmer proving to be an important asset to the team. Clemmer hit two grand slams and drove in 10 runs. “I love softball and being out on the field with my team, which is...

Girls’ tennis team encourages teamwork

Girls’ tennis team encourages teamwork

Lily Morechi, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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The girls’ tennis team (10-4) has started off the season with a sense of teamwork and a goal of having fun while improving basic techniques. Susan Amonette has been coaching the team for eight years and is focusing on improving the athletes’ techniques this year. “Our goal this season has b...

Boys’ Baseball Looks for Advancement in Playoffs

Alexandra Mason, Reporter

May 24, 2018


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The ‘Cats’ varsity baseball team opened their season in March with a loss against Fort Defiance, with a final score of 12-2. Since then, the ‘Cats are now 5-12. The ‘Cats are led by head coach Justin Wenger, and assisted by physical education and health teacher, Travis Roadcap.       ...

Boys’ Tennis Adds a Familiar Face as Head Coach

Boys’ Tennis Adds a Familiar Face as Head Coach

Blake Allen, Visual Editor

April 15, 2018


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This season, the ‘Cats’ boys’ tennis team has welcomed a new head coach, Holden Branham, following the departure of previous head coach, Christopher Hu. Branham is a 2012 RCHS alum who played for the tennis team where he believes he had a successful career, a career he continued at Roanoke College. “I...

The ACE Team ACES Their Competition

The ACE Team ACES Their Competition

Sarah Hennis, Social Media Coordinator

February 28, 2018


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The ‘Cat's Academic Team held their first and only home meet Monday, Nov. 13. The A-team won the match with a perfect score of 3-0. The A-team consists of juniors Miranda Johnson, Tieran McClure, Will Hanstedt, and senior Maggie Lee. Lee is the captain of the A-team. The ‘Cats have seven meets in...

Swim team welcomes exchange students

Swim team welcomes exchange students

February 28, 2018


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After losing 12 seniors from last season, the ‘Cats’ swim team was able to fill a few of these spots with three foreign exchange students. Juniors Petra Cipolla, Diwesh Kumar, and Dymtro Kabrel decided to join the swim team. Head coach Leslie Ayres was very excited to see all three join the team....

Wildcat wrestling reshapes its program

Wildcat wrestling reshapes its program

Blake Allen, Head Visual Editor

February 20, 2018


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As the 2017-2018 season approaches, the Cats’ wrestling team is filled with fresh faces. The ‘Cats have nine freshmen joining the team, as well as a new head coach, Aaron Bruce. Bruce hopes for that trend to continue and has a plan to keep numbers growing. “In order to revamp the wrestling program,...

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