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In the fast lane: Girls swimming reaching for full potential during postseason

Nidhi Thakkar, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


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With a record of 3-4 and about a month left in their season, the girls swim and dive team still has a long way to go. This year’s team has many freshmen, and the returning members have faced the duty of training them to compete at the varsity level. However, the team sees their new recruits as a st...

Avoiding the net: Girls tennis team sends four to State

Sahil Shah, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


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At the Sectional Meet this past Friday, two doubles pairs, made up of senior Anisha Galla and juniors Mackenzie Differding, Stefani Nikolova and Stephanie Peric qualified for State. Galla and Nikolova placed second overall, while Differding and Peric placed third overall in the Sectional meet. “I...

Football strives for fourth straight MSL East title

Sahil Shah, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015


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After a heartbreaking loss to Prospect High School on Oct. 9, the Mustangs responded by beating the Buffalo Grove Bison 43-14 this past Friday. “We went into Prospect with our heads too big and they gave us a reality check,” junior Devonte Amos said. “Going into Buffalo Grove we knew that we had ...

Successful badminton season

Laura Dacy, Managing editor

May 19, 2015


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With an impressive record of 14 wins and four losses, Rolling Meadows’ badminton team has had one of their most successful seasons yet. Senior captain Rachel Hemm and state-qualifying doubles partners seniors Bridget Dungan and Emily Mrstik were instrumental to the team's success this year. Juniors Mi...

Girls’s Soccer

Sahil Shah, Business Manager

May 19, 2015


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Earning 3rd place in the MSL East with a 4-11-2 record, the girls soccer team is staying positive about their season as a whole. The team itself is quite young with the majority of the team being underclassmen on their first or second year on varsity. “We are an incredibly young team, with only 5 seni...

Standing in the hall of fame

Greg Off, Food Critic

April 27, 2015


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Although he was a big athlete in high school, Jim Rucks never expected to end up coaching football for high school athletes. Even though he was a three sport athlete in college, Rucks never anticipated making a living out of his talents. Now, as a coach at Rolling Meadows, Rucks is going to be inducted...

Dancing queens

Ben McKinney, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2015


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The Rolling Meadows High School poms team competed in State on Jan. 30 and 31 at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Ill. The team placed 20th in the State competition. Along with the many other thrills of performing, the team felt successful in their endeavors at the state competition, earning...

Walking on water

Walking on water

Nidhi Thakkar, Staff Writer

February 25, 2015


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“We all had the same vision this season. Getting an MSL East champs banner under our name in the gym, which is currently empty,” sophomore Filip Pancerz said. With hard work, determination and a goal set in their minds, this year’s varsity boys swim and dive team set Rolling Meadows High School...

Big bows, even bigger dreams

Big bows, even bigger dreams

Nidhi Thakkar, Staff writer

February 23, 2015


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For the second year in a row, the RMHS cheerleading team won the Mid-Suburban League (MSL) champion title. Adding to their victories, the team took second place at Sectionals, which was hosted here at Rolling Meadows. With this achievement, the team also qualified to compete at the State championship...

DESPITE LOSS OF SENIOR LEADERSHIP, MUSTANGS THRIVE

DESPITE LOSS OF SENIOR LEADERSHIP, MUSTANGS THRIVE

Ryan Kramp, Co-online editor

February 6, 2015


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The girls basketball team has started off their season with a record of 6-2, and it looks like it could be another great season for the Mustangs. “The season is going really well,” senior Jamie Berry said. “We are doing definitely doing better than anyone expected to, which is exciting.” ...

Starting off with a splash

Starting off with a splash

Sarah Deitelhoff, Editor in chief

February 4, 2015


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Few teams can say they made school history and broke two records in one day. The boys swim team is one of the exceptions. Affectionately called the “Dream Team” by Head Coach Monika Chiappetta, the boys are led by an experienced group of seniors, including Jake Barson, Tim McDonough, Alex Nikitin,...

Hitting the mat

Hitting the mat

Nidhi Thakkar, Staff writer

February 4, 2015


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Placing sixth in the Mid-Suburban League in the 2013-2014 season, this year’s wrestling team is anticipating a favorable season. With many returning players as well as newcomers, the team is working hard to improve and wrestle to their fullest potential. The team kicked off their season in late...

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