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Moore unleashes a pitch.
Photo taken by Addie Flint.

Softball Falls to William Monroe

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor April 19, 2024

The Wildcats hosted the dragons of William Monroe in a Valley District matchup April 16. This was a first time matchup for the Wildcats, as the Dragons are a new member of the Valley District. The Wildcats...

Senior Zac Majors throws a pitch against the Cougars. Photo courtesy of Stephanie Mikels Blevins.

Wildcat Baseball Team Fights Back Against Alleghany

Nala Shearer, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2024

The Cats had a slow start to their matchup with the Cougars last Wednesday, April 10. Early off they found themselves down 0-8. The Cats made some errors early on, but flipped a switch around the fourth...

Lydia Kendal shooting the ball at practice
Photo by Cora Conway

Spring Sports Get New Coaches

Lexi Walters April 15, 2024

Many spring sports teams have gotten new coaches for the 2023-2024 school year. When Mr. Andrew Bellairs left after finishing the 2022-23 school year, the girls tennis team was left without a coach. Mr....

The Wildcats defense sets for a pitch.
Photo courtesy of Rockbridge Athletics.

Softball Falls to Spotswood

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor April 15, 2024

Softball hosted the Blazers of Spotswood April 9. They entered the game with a record of 2-3 and were coming off of defeating crosstown rival Parry McCluer. This was a key game for the Wildcats as it marked...

“Thomas Armstrong Catches a Pitch” by Ayron Wu licensed under https://www.instagram.com/ayronwuphotography/

Baseball Blows Past PM Over Break

Will Gibbs, Reporter April 15, 2024

The Rockbridge County Wildcats collected their first win this season in a blowout 18-3 road victory against Parry McCluer (PM) April 1. The ‘Cats started hot and never cooled down. They had four runs...

“Baseball Team Prepares for Game” by Rockbridge County High School Athletics licensed under https://www.instagram.com/rockbridgeathletics/

Baseball and Softball Fight Hard in Season Openers

Will Gibbs, Reporter March 28, 2024

Varsity baseball and softball played their season opener with a non-conference game against Fort Defiance March 13. The evening was great for a ball game with light sun and perfect temperature. Baseball...

Turn 1 at the 2018 Austrian Grand Prix

Formula 1 Race Season Begins in Bahrain

Brody Kirkpatrick, Reporter March 28, 2024

As the sun set on the Bahrain International Circuit on March 2, and the floodlights flicked on, a new season of intense competition arose for the pinnacle of motorsports. The 2024 Formula 1 season ignited...

JMU takes on Cornell earlier this season.
Photo taken by Sean Martino.

College Baseball Kicks Off

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor March 28, 2024

Although much of the college sports world is revolving around March Madness, college baseball season has also gotten underway. The season kicked off in the middle of February. The top teams include the...

EC Glass advances the ball.
Photo courtesy of Rockbridge Athletics.

Boys Lacrosse Stumbles to EC Glass

Sean Martino, Opinion Editor March 28, 2024

The boys lacrosse team continued through their early season schedule, as they hosted the Hilltoppers of EC Glass March 21. The Wildcats were coming off of a home loss to Western Albemarle and were looking...

RCHS Varsity softball team and coaches snap an official photo as a team, showing off their new and fresh uniforms.

Softball Pitches a New Season

Amber Carter, Reporter March 28, 2024

New year, new players, and a new season for softball. Another year of softball has started up, will this year be one of the best? The coaches plan to help the softball team reach their goals this year,...

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