RO: In the Know

Eighth grade survivor “runs” for her life

E. Garcia, Social Media Manager

April 17, 2018

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

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

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

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

Filed under Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

  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

Filed under Sports

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

Filed under feature, News and Features, Sports

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

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

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...

Athlete of the week: She’s outside the ‘box’

T. Hayes, Sports Editor

March 24, 2017

Filed under News and Features, Opinion, Sports, Uncategorized

Sports isn’t just for guys.   Eighth grader Jahida  Johnson is a boxer, dancer, and  track and field athlete these are both outside of school. She wants to go professional with boxing and dancing. ”I like fightin...

Teamwork tops coaches’ wish list for ROMS basketball season

Tiffany Hayes, Sports Editor

November 28, 2016

Filed under News and Features, Sports

By Tiffany Hayes Last year's  basketball team was not successful because of the way their skill on the court --  they more successful because they did the charity work at the Red Oak nursing home. Coach Christopher Walker...

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