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Girls Huddle at Sectionals

Cross Country advances to Sectionals

Andi Potts, Sports Editor November 13, 2023

The Richwoods Cross Country team has had a remarkable season this year. The girls XC progressed to sectionals, finishing 5th out of 11 teams within their regional placement. Despite the boys team not making...

Volleyball Season Wrap Up

Volleyball Season Wrap Up

Andi Potts, Sports Editor October 23, 2023

With every new school year, a new volleyball season approaches. The Richwoods Lady Knights delivered a win in all three teams for the first home volleyball match of the season. The student section was...

FIFA Women’s World Cup

Jackie Contreras, Writer October 23, 2023

The 9th annual Women’s World Cup was hosted in Australia and New Zealand this year. These two countries were able to edge out a proposal by Colombia for hosting rights. This incredible tournament returned...

What Inspires the Boys Basketball Team

Alanna Ross May 24, 2023

The Knights Boys basketball team has had an awesome season this year. Their overall record was 25-6, with their conference record being 7-3. They also defeated the Manual Rams in the game to win the regional...

Richwood’s Athletes Pursue Excellence in Higher Education

Andi Potts February 28, 2023

The college that a high school student decides to go to will often determine the course of their life. This is especially important for athletes who have a promising chance of going professional after...

Richwoods Basketball

Richwoods Basketball

Andi Potts January 22, 2023

The Richwoods varsity boys' basketball team started their basketball season with wins against Rockford Boylan, St. Charles North, Chicago Marshall, and Freeport. The Knights participated in the annual...

NFL: The Injuries and The Injured

Larry Batton January 22, 2023

As we all know, football is a physical sport that requires a lot of mental strength as well as physical strength and sometimes during the season, players break. Starting the 2022-23 season, there...

Kyrie Irving’s Suspension

Alanna Ross January 17, 2023

Kyrie Irving is a professional basketball player for the NBA. He plays for the Brooklyn Nets, a team based out of Brooklyn, New York. He was suspended from the team recently, and Nike canceled his shoe...

NFL Season- Early Thoughts

Larry Batton October 31, 2022

Football is one of the most joyous and painful sports at the same time. Football is unforgiving, for a lot of football fans the pain of losing 10 years ago in the playoffs still stings to this day and...

Richwoods Knights Girls Swimming

Richwoods Knights Girls Swimming

October 28, 2022

The Richwoods Knights girls’ swimming team is diving right into the new school year. Starting off strong, freshman Kara Hoffmann is being nominated for Journal Star’s “athlete of the week.” Coach...

Athlete of the Week

October 28, 2022

The Peoria Journal Star Athlete of the Week is a weekly vote that anyone in the community can participate in, which recognizes local high school athletes’ accomplishments. A list of nominees is released...

The Importance of Student Sections in Volleyball

The Importance of Student Sections in Volleyball

October 28, 2022

When you think of high school sports, you may picture football or basketball, usually not volleyball. The popularity of mainstream sports creates a huge support system for those teams but sports like volleyball...

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