The Panther Prowl

Girls swim goes undefeated and wins MAC Silver Championship

Girls swim goes undefeated and wins MAC Silver Championship

November 14, 2019

On Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9, the girls swim team competed in divisions at Sterling Heights High School. For the first time since 2004, the team won the Macomb Area Conference (M.A.C.) Silver Swimming and Diving Championship. They scored a 5-0 dual record as they showed their dedication to the sport, leaving themselves undefeated for the entire season. “It’s bittersweet to me. I’m going to miss the memories being in the pool and competing, but I’m glad to move on from this chapter in my life,” senior Kara Lightfoot said.  With the guidance of c...

Where the Lions stand after trading Quandre Diggs

Where the Lions stand after trading Quandre Diggs

Garrison Ritts, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2019

News broke on Tuesday, Oct. 22, when the Detroit Lions traded starting safety Quandre Diggs (along with a 2021 seventh round draft pick) to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2020 fifth round pick. Detroit just defeated the New York Giants with a score of 31-26, making their record 3-3-1 and placing them third in the N.F.C. North. Quandre Diggs was a trade deadline casualty because of the deadline being Oct. 29. Diggs was drafted by the Lions in the sixth round (200th overall) of the 2015 N.F.L. draft and has been a starter on the defense since 2017. This comes as a surprise becaus...

RHS Marching Band participates in CMU Band Day

RHS Marching Band participates in CMU Band Day

September 17, 2019

On Saturday, Sept. 14, the RHS marching band took a day trip to Central Michigan University for CMU Band Day. About a dozen marching bands came from different schools all over Michigan to play. The students’ day started at 5 a.m. at RHS. The band met up to take attendance and start their two and a half hour bus ride to CMU.  When the RHS students first arrived, they were greeted by CMU’s band director. The staff introduced themselves to all of the bands and took them on the field to find their positions. After introducing and positioning, the bands broke out into...

Varsity football gets first win at Cousino, 42-0

Varsity football gets first win at Cousino, 42-0

September 16, 2019

The Panthers seemed to come alive in their clash with the Cousino Patriots during their game on Friday, Sept. 13. They showed their abilities on both sides of the ball, leaving Cousino scoreless with a final score of 42-0, moving to a record of 1-2 this season. After losing two games in a row to University of Jesuit (17-6) and Chippewa Valley High School (54-6), the Panthers turned around and played an explosive game against the Patriots. Senior running back Daivon Lowman proved his dominance in the field by rushing 206 yards and scoring two touchdowns. Freshman quarte...

Diving into the season

Diving into the season

September 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 10, the varsity girls swim team went up against Stevenson High School at their first home meet of the season. The competition was strong because Stevenson is in M.A.C (Macomb Area Conference) . gold, one division above our swim team. The final score was 97-73, making it a tough loss, but many personal records were achieved by individuals.  In the 200 medley relay, A team, made up of seniors Nicole Powers, Kayla Kornelson, Kara Lightfoot, and Mackenzie Smith, came in second place. Senior Abigail Barnett took second place in the 200 I.M., bringing in ...

Cross country kicks season off with strong start

Cross country kicks season off with strong start

September 10, 2019

 With the start of the school year comes the start of many sports, including cross country.  The team kicked off the year with their first meet at Goodells Park on Sept. 7.  The varsity boys started the season strong with a great run from senior Ryan Charles, coming in first at 19 minutes and 13 seconds, with junior Ja'wuan Jackson coming right behind at 19 minutes and 20 seconds. Freshman Austin Barnett ran strong in his first official race ever, coming in at 22 minutes and 54 seconds. “It feels great to run varsity as a freshman, it gives me more of a chance to hel...

Varsity baseball ends the season with a tough game against Lakeview

Varsity baseball ends the season with a tough game against Lakeview

Madyson Marzec, Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

The Varsity baseball team played the Lakeview Huskies at Fraser High School for districts on Friday, May 31st. Even though they made it to all seven innings, it ended with a score of 14-0. The boys played a strong game only giving up two runs through the first four innings. For the seniors it was their last game playing with the panthers. “It was really sad that it was my last game, but it was a fun season,” third baseman, Ian Major said. In the fifth inning, the boys gave up five runs making the score 9-0. Coach Keith Marzec decided to do a pitching change a...

Spring Student Athletes prepare with a Spring Sports Kickoff

Spring Student Athletes prepare with a Spring Sports Kickoff

March 19, 2019

On Mar. 19, 2019, RHS kicked off their spring sports season with an informational meeting for student athletes and their parents. Coaches of each sport (J.V. and varsity) had attended, introducing the players of each sport to the attendees. Each student athlete went through the goals that they wanted to achieve in the upcoming season. Christopher LaFeve, the athletic director for RHS, had gone through the rules and regulations of the season, touching on respect and being a good student first. He also mentioned the new fields being built during the spring season. Th...

JV softball welcomes new coach

JV softball welcomes new coach

March 11, 2019

As the softball season approaches, RHS junior varsity (JV) softball welcomes a new coach, Jason Milot. JV had a pretty steady season last year with a record of 6-8, and with the new season coming up Milot wants to help the players as much as he can. “My goal is to have a good season, but ultimately improve and develop each player's technical skills also understanding and appreciation of how to be a team player,” coach Milot said.   Milot graduated from RHS in 1992 and played many sports including travel hockey, basketball, and baseball. Afterwards, he attended...

The Panthers move onto the state playoffs after defeating Anchor Bay

The Panthers move onto the state playoffs after defeating Anchor Bay

March 10, 2019

The Panthers have made it past the district and regional finals and will move on to compete at the state level Tuesday, March 11 against University of Detroit Jesuit High School at the University of Detroit Mercy. In the first round of regionals, the Panthers’ senior guard Darien Banks dropped 18 points against Troy and close behind was senior Lazell Judge with 17. The Panthers set the tone early in this first round of regionals winning 83-42, sending the Colts home for the season.   For the regional final, the Panthers took on the Anchor Bay Tars, once aga...

Boys basketball team defeats Fraser to become district champions

Boys basketball team defeats Fraser to become district champions

March 8, 2019

On Friday, Mar. 1, the boys defeated the Fraser Ramblers to become back to back district champions with a final score of 62-32. The boys dominated the game by maintaining a lead against the Ramblers throughout every quarter. Senior Darrien Banks had an amazing game with a total of 14 points and two steals. After losing the MAC championship, the boys conquered all three rounds of the district tournaments. The panthers are back in action at Anchor Bay High School against the Troy Colts on Tuesday, Mar. 5 at 7:30 pm. According to MaxPreps.com, the current overall record for t...

The pros and cons of travel sports

The pros and cons of travel sports

Miranda Bolinger, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

While there are many sports here at school, there are also several travel teams in Roseville as well. They take up a lot of time, energy, and money, but can benefit you in the long run. Taking your game to the next level, building close friendships, sharpening time management skills, and career success are benefits of playing travel sports. However, there are a lot of pros and cons of travel/club sports. One con of travel sports is that it is very expensive. Parents have to pay for hotels, food, and fees to play in tournaments. $1,000 or more is pretty common for the c...

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