Lia Thomas receiving her first place plaque after the NCAA Women’s Championships

Lia Thomas’s NCAA Championship Win Sparks Debate

Heidi Schwarzmann, News Editor April 6, 2022

Lia Thomas is a transgender swimmer at the University of Pennsilvania. Her dominating times this season have created much skepticism. Although she follows all eligibility rules set in place by the NCAA,...

Mayo’s and Pfaff’s advertisement for their new book “Who Knew What a Blanket Could Do?”

From School to Bookshelves

Braden Hamilton, Reporter March 21, 2022

Local author and former Lylburn Downing Middle School 6th grade English teacher, Leigh Mayo, alongside 2021 RCHS graduate Isabelle (Izzy) Pfaff , have recently published a children’s book together that...

How Conflict in Eastern Europe is Affecting Life at Home

How Conflict in Eastern Europe is Affecting Life at Home

Grace Shaw, Social Media Manager March 21, 2022

Russia began a full scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24,  2022, escalating the ongoing Russo-Ukrainian War that began in 2014 with the invasion and seizure of Crimea. This escalation into full scale...

President Biden brings the crowd to their feet during his State of the Union Address
Photo Credit: Saul Loeb

A Recap on the State of the Union Address

Maxwell Pearson, Online Layout Editor March 18, 2022

In light of a dire situation domestically and abroad, Americans across the country tuned in to hear President Biden’s State of the Union Address last Tuesday, March 1. Every president is expected each...

RCHS Diversity Initiative

Diversity Initiative in Rockbridge County High School

Hallie Darmante, Reporter March 18, 2022

In Jan. 2022, Mike Donahue came to RCHS in hopes of uplifting the spirits of each RCHS Wildcat. During his time here, he helped institute the diversity initiative. This idea centers around a diverse group...

The RCHS Academic team holding their scoreboard from the VHSL state championship. (From left to right: Mr. McGrath, Saara Basuchoudary, Ryan Squire, Miles Zoellner, Arden Courtney-Collins, Nicholas Faulds, Jesse Humston, and Dr. Bradley.) 
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RCHS Academic Team Studies Their Way Into A Win At States

Reagan Woody, Opinion Editor March 18, 2022

On Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, the RCHS Academic team placed first at the state tournament at Warhill High School in Williamsburg, Virginia. The state competition consisted of 3 rounds, with a total of 35...

Pictures from the RCHS Talent Show

Talent Show 2022 Recap

Blake Darmante, Broadcast Editor March 18, 2022

On Feb. 25, the 2022 annual Rockbridge County High School (RCHS) Prowler Talent Show took place. The theme of the show was modeled after “Saturday Night Live” which the Prowler staff rebranded as “Caturday...

Poster for The Thing About Pam by NBC

The Story and Timeline of “The Thing About Pam”

Kyle Goodbar, Reporter March 18, 2022

“The Thing About Pam” is a crime drama that premiered on March 8, 2022. The true crime drama stars Renee Zellweger who plays the real life murderer of the tale. It is a true story about the life of...

Picture of first MLK Day parade in Lexington, Va in 2017. -Workers World Virginias first-ever MLK Day march in Lexington – Workers World

MLK Day in Rockbridge County

Hallie Darmante, Reporter January 31, 2022

This past Monday, Jan. 17, was Martin Luther King Jr. day. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a holiday in the United States honoring the achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., who was a Baptist minister and...

Senior John Gregory accepting his 1st place award for winning the Cow-ABUNGA! logo design contest.

Cash Cow Cash Out

Braden Hamilton, Reporter December 15, 2021

“Cow-ABUNGA!” is a local fundraising opportunity combining the efforts of several Rockbridge Community organizations alongside RCHS. It is being organized by a group called Blue Ridge Court Appointed...

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