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Varsity swim excels with young group of freshmen

Grace Dollia

December 13, 2016


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After an almost 13-week-long season, the Rolling Meadows High School Girls Swimming team finished their year at the IHSA Sectional Swim Meet at Stevenson High School last Saturday. The team entered in 28 individual and relay events, which all resulted in either season or lifetime bests for the girls; h...

The best in Meadows’ history

Anna Czulno

December 13, 2016


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The Mustangs ended their playoff run last weekend with a quarterfinal loss against Benet Academy in the State Playoffs. Despite the defeat, this year’s team is still the only football team in Rolling Meadows history to go 9-0 in the regular season and advance to the quarterfinals in the State Play...

Girls cheerleading kicks off season

Julia Skwerski

December 13, 2016


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Girls cheerleading looks to defend their winning title heading into competition season, and the team has been training hard in preparation for the MSL championships and State. Last year, the girls cheerleading team had a rocky start at the MSL championships. But they came back strong at Sectionals and m...

Fall Sports Commitments

Sahil Shah

December 13, 2016


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Each year, high school seniors around the nation commit to playing a sport in college. This issue, we congratulate three seniors who have excelled and displayed leadership in their respective sports. Playing for the school team or extracurricular club teams, these talented athletes have caught the eyes o...

Stampede holds pep assembly for undefeated football team

Brendan Brady, Entertainment Editor

November 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Last Friday, Nov. 11th, Rolling Meadows High School's Stampede student section held a half-hour pep assembly for the school's then undefeated football team. The assembly featured performances from RMHS' band and choirs as well as speeches from the team's captains. The team unfortunately lost that...

Week five postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Blogs, Shah on Sports, Sports

  With almost one-third of the NFL season in the books (sad, I know), you’re probably aware of the direction your team is trending in by now. Either, like me, you’ve been absolutely decimated by injury (looking at you, Keenan Allen, Danny Woodhead, Adrian Peterson and Dez Bryant) or you’re...

Road to the five-peat

Road to the five-peat

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Front page, Sports

Galloping into tonight’s matchup against the 2-1 Maine West Warriors, the Rolling Meadows High School Mustangs are looking to maintain their perfect record before going into division play in week 5. While the offense has certainly been rolling, the Mustang’s defense has been the glue that has held ...

They have the “it” factor

Anup Patel, Sports Editor

September 29, 2016


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Coming off of a promising 4-1 record, the girls volleyball team is excited to see where their new team will take them. The Mustangs have a new starting lineup from the previous year, consisting of only one returning senior. This year, Coach DiSilvio also introduced three sophomores to the mix. Desp...

Week three postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

Sahil Shah, Copy Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Shah on Sports, Sports

Need some killer waiver wire pickups? Copy editor Sahil Shah has got you covered. RB Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears (Owned in 32 percent of leagues) If you need a running back, look no further. Even though he is on the Chicago Bears, Howard became a legitimate fantasy option last week, especiall...

Week one postmortem: Top fantasy football waiver wire pickups

September 15, 2016


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Week 1 was the week for rookie wideouts. New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard and Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller exploded in their respective NFL debuts, and some other under-the-radar talents emerged, ripe for the waiver wire picking. Note: for a player to be eligible for this list, ...

Shah on Sports: Winners and Losers of NFL Free Agency

Sahil Shah, Sports Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Shah on Sports, Sports

Winner: Houston Texans People are blowing up over the fact that the Texans paid so much money for Brock Osweiler. But consider the crop of quarterbacks available this offseason: Robert Griffin III, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Colin Kaepernick and Johnny Manziel. The Texans started four different quarterbacks (Ho...

The record-breaking relay

Anup Patel, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016


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  1:12:1 was the time to beat. Coach Frank Schweda knew that this year his 4x150 had the chance to break the school record. On Feb. 26, senior Jack Swindells, juniors Nigel Wilson and Matt Zieba and sophomore Jared Axelrad beat the high school record with a time of one minute and 11....

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