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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...

New Fencing Announced

Kaden Hanafi, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The school held a safety committee meeting on Oct. 16. The purpose of the meeting was to review current safety protocols, go over feedback from the drill, and listen to parent’s insights and suggestions.

Dragons win overtime thriller, knock off undefeated Stony Point

Connor Ellinor, Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

In what may be considered “The Game of the Year” for District 13-6A, Round Rock and undefeated Stony Point clashed in a battle to decide who would take over second place in the district. After four quarters of play and a full overtime period, junior Seth Ford ran in a seven yard read option touchdown to win the game 34-31 and give previously undefeated Stony Point their first loss of the season.

Film Club

Marissa Montemayor, reporter

October 25, 2019

A group of students with a passion for making fiction come to life comes together every Wednesday at 4:35 pm to create something magical. Film club is open to anyone who is willing to participate in making short films. Club members encourage those who share their passion to join and experience what it is like to work hands on with film. 

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...

Dragons remain perfect with win over Westwood

Dragons remain perfect with win over Westwood

September 30, 2019

Round Rock continued their district tour on Friday, Sep. 27 with a matchup versus Westwood. In the Battle of the Bell, Round Rock dominated on both sides of the ball picking up their second district win in a 67-21 win over Westwood.

Dragon’s offensive explosion leads to third straight win

Dragon’s offensive explosion leads to third straight win

September 30, 2019

Round Rock returned to action on Friday, Sep. 20 after a bye week to open up their district schedule versus district rival McNeil. After their 2018 matchup provided a barrage of scoring from both sides, 2019 was a different story with the Dragons doing all the scoring.

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.

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.

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

Dragons cool red-hot Vipers to capture eighth district win

January 31, 2019

The Dragons hit the road on Jan. 25 to face off versus the red hot Vandegrift Vipers and their star forward Greg Brown III. Many people had this game marked as one of the most highly anticipated games of the year, and it did not disappoint. In the end Round Rock pulled the win out by a narrow margin of 62-57, despite Brown going for 31 points and 17 rebounds.

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

Midway through season, Dragons eye their first playoff berth since 2015

January 18, 2019

As the Dragons are winding down the first half of district play, Round Rock finished off the first half of the season with a crucial win over Vista Ridge 68-45 to keep them in the thick of the playoff hunt. Coming off a two game losing streak, the longest one of the season, the Dragons needed a serious turnaround, and they got it versus Vista Ridge.

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