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Knights Take Down State-Ranked Irish

Maggie Urich and Audrey Drozd February 14, 2022

On December 3rd of 2022, the Richwoods Knights boys’ basketball team played against the Illinois state ranked, Peoria Notre Dame boys’ team and managed to bring home the win. The Knights defeated...

More Than Just Skill

More Than Just Skill

Montrell Wright and Audrey Drozd December 14, 2021

Mardy Fisher, tennis player for the United States says, “Mental health is not a very easy thing to talk about in sports. It’s not perceived as very masculine. We’re so trained to be “mentally tough,”...

Diving into Success

Diving into Success

Maggie Urich, Editor December 14, 2021

Molly Gordon is officially the most successful female diver in Richwoods High School’s history. Going into her senior season there was high hopes for Molly, she was coming off of last year’s season...

Gymnasts and former patients of Nassar wait in the courtroom to give their account

Fighting for Accountability

Mia Doty and Audrey Drozd October 29, 2021

Larry Nassar was a former Michigan State University gymnastics physician. He was recently convicted of assaulting over 150 gymnasts throughout his career. In 1998 and 2000, Michigan State University athletes...

Jack and Coach Hogan discuss on the course

Encountering the Unbelievable

Nolan Sorrel and Audrey Drozd October 15, 2021

On the September 8th, Jack Hammerton was playing for the Richwoods Varsity Golf team against Illinois Valley Central High School in a dual meet when, on Hole 6, he managed to hit a hole in one. Hole six...


NCAA Athletes Are In The Money

Montrell Wright and Audrey Drozd October 15, 2021

In July 2021, the Name, Image, and Likeness Bill, also known as the NIL, became effective in several states, one of those being Illinois.  Currently, there are 22 states with the NIL laws in effect with...

Richwoods volleyball team at a home game

Pivotal Win for Lady Knights

Maggie Urich and Audrey Drozd October 15, 2021

This year’s volleyball season has been fun to watch to say the least. The girls are very talented and keep the game moving quickly, whether it’s a fantastic kill or an unprecedented, 75 second rally....

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