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Mario Kart Tour Takes Over the School

Geoffrey Daniels, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Mario Kart Tour is a new mobile game that has been sweeping the nation. Released on Sept. 25, Mario Kart Tour has been downloaded more than 20 million times across all mobile platforms. One particularly hot place for playing Mario Kart is right here in school. The game offers a multitude of characters, carts, and gliders to collect all based off of the world wide franchis...

2020 Royalty

2020 Royalty

October 16, 2019

Each year at the halftime of the Round Rock Homecoming game, the Homecoming Court is presented to the crowd before a king and queen are crowned. Last F...

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

Newspaper Editor Nominated for Three Awards at Local Film Festival

October 1, 2019

When senior Joe Mook took the stage at the Austin Revolution film festival on Sept. 7 to accept the director’s choice award, he kept his response sim...

Parking Lot Vandalism

Parking Lot Vandalism

September 19, 2019

Summer ends and Round Rock High School seniors were quick to begin painting their reserved parking spots in preparation for the coming year. Students spent hours at a time under the intense summer heat painting their spot and making it their own. For most, a rewarding task. However, this was not the case for all when several seniors discovered their spots had been tampered with or even vandalized completely. Some vandalism seemed directed at certain students while others at ideals or political opinions.

Viva the Graphic Designer

Viva the Graphic Designer

September 17, 2019

Viva the Matadors is the SB Nation Affiliate for the Texas Tech Red Raiders. The alumni-run blog is the number one source for Red Raider news boasting ov...

Chemistry Teacher Competing in the Jeopardy! Teacher’s Tournament

Chemistry Teacher Competing in the Jeopardy! Teacher’s Tournament

April 10, 2019

The process to become a contestant on “Jeopardy!” has become more accessible over the years as the game has grown their online presence. However, the n...

Two Student’s Heroic Actions Save a Life

Two Student’s Heroic Actions Save a Life

February 22, 2019

Taking Monday off of school for a holiday didn’t prove to be the usual fun and relaxing day for two Round Rock juniors. Tyler Ludemann and Nick Goodrum found themselves in an unexpected situation that forced them to think quick on their feet while facing the immense pressure of being the deciding factor of someone’s life. On Jan. 21, the two juniors were enjoying their Monday off of school when the unexpected happened.

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

Coach Carter’s Winning Philosophy Is Bigger than Just Baseball

February 8, 2019

February 21st marks the first pitch of the Dragons’ 2019 regular season. The team will be looking to continue their historic success under the tutelage of C...

Round Rock volleyball players take to the sand

Round Rock volleyball players take to the sand

December 14, 2018

Round Rock has produced a high level indoor volleyball program over the years, but very few know that many of the players on these teams compete in sand volleyball outside of school as well. Sophomores Kaeley Mehok, Calynn Griffin, Elle Cassady, and Joley Plummer all play competitive sand volleyball throughout the year.

Austin’s Small Venues

Austin’s Small Venues

November 12, 2018

Austin is commonly known as the live music capital of the world. Large music festivals throughout the year,like Austin City Limits, help establish Aus...

The History of Lamppost Coffee

The History of Lamppost Coffee

November 12, 2018

Round Rock is surrounded by locally owned and operated businesses. Lamppost Coffee, located across the street from Round Rock High School at 1205 Round ...

“Marching Music’s Major League”

“Marching Music’s Major League”

October 29, 2018

In the world of marching band there are many levels of professionalism, just like other school activities. In football, there is high school, collegiat...

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