RO: In the Know

Overcoming struggles on and off the field

D Pimentel, Sports editor

April 9, 2019

Middle school sports can seem like a joke to some. But for others this is the time where  you’re working as hard you can to prepare for high school. Kenneth Molano,an 8th grader at Red Oak Middle School was just like any other ...

Football is always in season

Z. Mitchell and Z. Mitchell

March 31, 2019

When most people think of working out, they think about bench pressing, deadlifts or squats. ROMS football cornerback Stellen D’Angelo is one of the athletes participating in offseason conditioning. There’s much more ...

Eighth grade survivor “runs” for her life

E. Garcia, Social Media Manager

April 17, 2018

Amy Flores is a healthy track athlete and she loves what she does. Was it always like this though? When Amy was only eight years old she got diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer called Wilms Tumor. Wilms Tumor is a type ...

On the Right “Track”: Is stretching really that important?

M. Menefee, Staff Writer, Business Manager

March 2, 2018

Stretching is extremely important if you're an athlete. Pulling a muscle isn't fun, and to avoid this you need to stretch before performing any physical activity. I stretch in the morning after I wake up, and at night to be sure that I sta...

On the Right “Track”: Are you an elite athlete?

M. Menefee, Staff Writer, Business Manager

March 1, 2018

  Being an athlete has so many different titles. There are athletes that could care less what they're doing, the conceited athletes, the negative athletes, the athletes that think friends are more important than the ...

Dreams, inspiration drive ROMS Lady Hawks basketball team

Kathy Castillo, Staff Writer, Executive Editorial Assistant

January 27, 2018

Bre'yunna  Blakley starting playing at age 12, taught by her brother and her dad. She sees herself in 10 years still playing basketball, with a goal of becoming an MVP player. What makes Blakely keep moving forward and motivated he...

NFL protests force Americans to take sides, reconsider patriotism

K. Asher, C. Blanco, and A. Williams

November 1, 2017

Pro football player Colin Kaepernick, along with several professional athletes across other sports, sparked a firestorm in America  late 2016 when they decided to kneel and bow their heads during the national anthem, silently pr...

Athlete of the week: Future “Pro” in our midst

by T.Hayes

April 3, 2017

Thousands of students across Texas make the cut each year. They run the plays. They hike the ball. Yet, only a small fraction of these student athletes ever go "pro." Carter plans to be one of the few. Eighth grader Carter...

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