Swim and Dive Plunges Into A New Season

Freshman Ali Pfaff practices her backstroke for the next meet.

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The Wildcat Swim and Dive teams have reached the 2019-2020 season. Last year, coaches Leslie Ayers and Morgan Richter took the team qualified for the state competition where a handful of RCHS swimmers competed against schools from all over the state. Sophomore Ella Vaught described how this season is go...

The Basketball Team Shoots For The Top

Girls team huddling in a timeout.

Nakole Allen, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The Varsity Girls Basketball team has been working hard through the season. They have a current record of four wins and five losses.  Sophomore Emily Mahood feels confident in her team’s abilities this year. “I feel like our team this year has a tremendous amount of potential,” said Mah...

Boys Basketball Shoots for the Top

Boys basketball working hard

Adam Elrod, reporter

December 17, 2019

Wildcats basketball has started, and the boy’s season is in full swing. The ‘Cats started their season with one win and one loss. Sophomore, Austin Higgins is a foward on the team. “We started off the season a little rough but we are looking to capitalize on upcoming games.” said Higgins. ...

Girls Cross Country Runs Toward Success

RCHS girls' cross country members run in a meet.

Cierra Bolster, Reporter

October 25, 2019

This year’s cross country season officially started early in the school year with their first event on Aug. 21. The girls’ cross country team has a total of 12 girls this year. Daily practices started in the summer, where the girls got to know each other. The team’s co-captain, Senior Aili Waller,...

The Golf Team Drives To Victory

Kendall Nye  putting.

Stephanie Weisberger, Reporter

September 20, 2019

       The Golf Team is currently in first place in the Valley District for the 2019-2020 school year.   The golf team will host the Sept. 16 Valley District Championship Tournament. This is an 18 hole course that will take place at the Lexington Country Club in Lexington, Va. Information abou...

Spiking Into the Season

The volleyball team huddles up before the game.

Adam Elrod, Reporter

September 19, 2019

The volleyball team emerged victorious with a win against Fort Defiance to start the season off this year. There are a lot of new players this year, hoping to prove their abilities.  Senior Meredith Lawhorne has played for the team for four years.  “The start of the season was a little rock...

‘Cats are Clawing for the Win

Maren Jetton, Reporter

September 19, 2019

The Wildcat Football team is approaching a brand new season, and they have trained and prepared for the upcoming Friday night games. Preparing for this new season is Junior Ty Ruley, who is going into his ninth year playing football. “I play quarterback, and my favorite part about it is that I c...

Wrestlers Are Getting Ready To Pin Down The Season

A Wildcat wrestler prepares to compete in a match.

Nakole Allen, Reporter

September 19, 2019

The RCHS Wrestling team is getting prepared to win states this winter. Last year, the wrestling team was undefeated in duels and won their first tournament. The season has yet to begin, but the wrestlers are getting prepared for the season by getting involved in different sports or offseason practices....

Girl’s Cross Country Advances to Regionals

Maya Humston, Reporter

March 12, 2019

The 2018 Girls’ Cross Country season has officially come to an end. Months of practice paid off when they placed second at districts and made it to regionals. Team co-captains, seniors Violet Jetton and Faerin Dick, had only positive things to say about the season. “It was good, I think...

Harrisonburg Defeats ‘Cats

Brooke Gardner, Reporter

January 29, 2019

The boys’ basketball team took a tough loss to Harrisonburg on Dec. 7, with a final score of 55-45. The game began with a shot by junior Alex Balisteri, followed by a shot by junior Jalik Lynch. The first quarter ended with a three-pointer by sophomore Aaron Plogger, leaving the ‘Cats down...