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May the Course be With You

Halle Daniels, Staff Writer

November 26, 2016


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With winter rolling in, two freshmen in cross country finished the season with a bang at the Hawaii State Cross Country Championships. D'elle Martin was one of the freshmen who participated in the past meet, finishing with a time of 24.25.82( 24 minutes, 25 seconds, 82 tenths of a second). “I...

Cheer Team Moves on to OIA

Halle Daniels, Staff Writer

November 14, 2016


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Our competitive varsity cheerleading was able to collect a third place victory at  Easterns Cheer and Dance competition. Thanks to their Rough Rider spirit and pointed feet, they are moving on to OIA. The fact that they had a rough preseason helped to drive their desire for a prosperous competitiv...

White Varsity Takes the Win

Quinn Arakaki, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016


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The white varsity volleyball team, a mix of JV and varsity players, brought home the OIA Division II Championship title on October 11th, at McKinley High School. The team used the rough start of losing the first set as their motivation to push through the next two, defeating Kaiser, 15-9 in the final...

Jackson Xu, Cheering on Through High School

Kayla Gonzalez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


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Anyone who has attended an RHS football game for the past four years knows who Jackson Xu is. With a bright smile and big personality, Jackson has quickly become one of the most well known cheerleaders on the team, and it’s easy to see why. But who really is Jackson Xu? And why did he decide that cheerleading...

Pistol Sens, on the court

Lexus Sagisi, Staff Writer

October 23, 2016


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Whilst being involved in sports, it’s more than what people see on the field or court. You’re in the state of making decisions in a split second. Pistol Sens has been playing volleyball for ten years now. She is a middle blocker and outside hitter. Before playing for the Roosevelt team, she playe...

Soft Tennis, Strong Spirit

Lahela Delaney, Editor

October 20, 2016


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Darlyn Chau is a junior that goes go above and beyond. While maintaining a balanced schedule—juggling extracurriculars and good grades alike—Chau’s sports career is one of the many ways she tries to takes advantage of her time here at Roosevelt. “I play soft tennis,” Chau tells the Ruppers. ...

Run, Max, Run

Imari Olipani, Editor

October 17, 2016


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Maxwell Higa, freshman, is already making a name for himself in his high school athletic career. Being only a first year as a Cross Country runner, he manages to run a 3 mile race in under 20 minutes, and he plans to join more sports throughout the year. “[I plan] to try out for the basketball te...

Battling the Roughwater

Battling the Roughwater

Kimiko Maeda Leon, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


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The 47th Waikiki Roughwater made headlines for being one of the toughest in years. Those weren't exaggerations; hundreds of people were saved, and some even taken to the hospital. As a swimmer who does these races every year, I can say with utter confidence that compared to the countless other o...

Reimon Wada, sophomore triathlete with the will of an Ironman

Reimon Wada, sophomore triathlete with the will of an Ironman

Meilin Quinn

October 2, 2016


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There are two types of people at Roosevelt: people who don’t enjoy running for 26 miles, and Reimon Wada. Most of you are probably in the first group, which means walking up the stairs to G-building is the biggest part of your daily workout regime. For Reimon, it’s cross country and swimming practice,...

Sports interference

Imari Olipani

April 25, 2016


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A typical high school sport practices five days a week plus game days. Student athletes dedicate so much of their time to sports it’s no surprise that it gets in the way of life sometimes. “During Judo season it’s five days a week of practice, and wrestling season is five days a week also. Then...

Wrestling to win

Wrestling to win

Lahela Delaney, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


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The girl’s wrestling team, like many of the other sports teams at this school, puts in many hours of hard work and dedication. From the beginning of the summer, the team has worked tirelessly, practicing after school every day. “To get on the team you just need to practice and push hard,” Kaylah...

Dedicated, Determined Tennis Team

Dedicated, Determined Tennis Team

Elluminanda Reyes

May 1, 2015


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The tennis team had their last home game of the season on Saturday, April 4.  The team practiced throughout the season  every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3-6 p.m. The team hoped to get first place for team champs among the East Side schools. The individual championship happened on Thursday,...

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