The Sting

  • April 3Stay inside and keep washing those hands Hornets! We miss you!
  • February 8Soccer, lacrosse, track and more are in full swing for their winter seasons
  • February 8Come out and support the hornet Varsity basketball team!
  • February 8No school for Roswell students from Feb. 14th-17th
  • October 18Graduation will be held on May 19th, 2020 @7:30 p.m. at Ameris Bank Amphitheater!

New York Giants draft alum Xavier McKinney

Rajath Prabhakar, Sports Editor

May 6, 2020

On Day 2 of the 2020 NFL draft, Roswell High School made history when Xavier McKinney, star safety out of Alabama, was drafted by the New York Giants. McKinney is the first Roswell alum to be drafted into the National Football Leag...

LSU wins boat-race over third-ranked Clemson

Noah Goulbourne

January 29, 2020

On Jan. 13, the number one-ranked LSU Tigers squared off against the number three-ranked Clemson Tigers in the College Football National title. The LSU Tigers prevailed with a final score of 42-25. Going into the game, Clemson ha...

Football season ends on sour note

Rajath Prabhakar, Sports Editor

December 10, 2019

Another year, another lost season for the Roswell Hornets. The Varsity Football team saw their state title hopes unceremoniously taken from them by the Mill Creek Hawks, who beat them 41-17.  Hornets Exorcise Demons, Win 1st Round Pl...

Hornets exorcise Demons, win 1st round playoff game

Rajath Prabhakar, Sports Editor

November 25, 2019

Coming off two straight 1st round exits, Roswell Varsity Hornets entered Friday’s contest 7-2 on the year. Their opponent: the Wheeler Wildcats. Roswell had beaten them in their homecoming game, but the ‘Cats were a m...

Wrapping Up Cross-Country’s Successful Season

Grace Swift, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Both the boys and girls cross country team seasons finally came to an end this past weekend. The girls and boys team both had many accomplishments and achieved many things, including the varsity team qualifying for the state m...

Varsity Hornets Dispatch Etowah, Win Region 4

Rajath Prabhakar, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Roswell Hornets entered Friday’s contest on a 3-game winning streak. Their opponent: the Etowah Eagles. Sitting at 3rd in Region 4, Friday’s game would decide the region. Etowah won the toss and deferred. Both teams’ o...

Dear Ray Manus

Smriti Tayal, Director of Design

November 4, 2019

Dear Ray Manus, Under the blanket of darkness, it is the safety of your brightly lit lights that leads our school to victory. Watching the flour go up in the air at kickoff, hearing the excited cheers from the stands, seeing...

Hornets Survive Overtime Thriller

October 30, 2019

In a defensive slugfest, the Varsity Hornets toppled the Walton Raiders in overtime, 14-7. The Raiders were undefeated in the region, while Roswell was coming off their first region victory of the season against Lassiter.  ...

Doneiko Slaughter, Defense, Lights-Out in Big Win at Lassiter

Rajath Prabhakar, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

Coming off a 21-14 loss at Cherokee, the Varsity Hornets forced 3 turnovers, including 2 pick-sixes en route to a 42-6 win at Lassiter. The first quarter saw both teams losing fumbles on their opening possessions. However, it was ...

Roswell Varsity Softball celebrates Senior Night with a Win against Lambert

Ava Weinreb, Director of Business

October 21, 2019

Softball completed their season this past month, wrapping up their competitive season with a home win on senior night. The team bid farewell to three seniors this year, #7 Tatum Armstrong, #10 Brooke Henry and #12 Savanna...

Powderpuff Game Canceled Due To Low Enrollment

Emma Gugliemo, Staff Writer

October 21, 2019

Due to unfortunate circumstances, the annual powderpuff has been canceled this year, resulting in disappointed students across every grade level. Sponsored by the National Honor Society and Cure Club, this game has become one ...

Taking a Stab into the Fencing Team

Natalie Navarra, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

Fencing has been a part of Roswell High School for fifteen years, yet it is often left in the dust by students. “People don't really give it as much notice and attention as it deserves,” said senior Salma Repole, who is co-...

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