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  • May 1Happy May Hornets!
  • May 1It's playoff season! Good luck to all sports teams!
  • May 1Good luck with AP exams and finals Hornets!
  • January 31Graduation date has been announced, set your calendars for May 21st seniors!
The Student News Site of Roswell High School

The Sting

The Student News Site of Roswell High School

The Sting

Emerson Keith

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor

Emerson Keith is a junior at Roswell and stepped into the Sports Editor position her second year on staff. When she is not writing, she enjoys watching football or baseball, going to concerts, hanging with friends and family, and going to church.

All content by Emerson Keith
Cody Johnson Releases New Album Leather

Cody Johnson Releases New Album “Leather”

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor February 7, 2024

In recent years Cody Johnson has turned from a small, home-grown Texas country artist into a widely known country superstar, helping transform and shape country music into what it is in today’s society....

A Look Into a State-Winning Lacrosse Team

A Look Into a State-Winning Lacrosse Team

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor January 24, 2024

The Varsity Boys Lacrosse team won the GHSA 5A-6A State Championship in their 2023 season. This was the team’s third state title since 2015. The boys had an incredible season, only losing three...

Outfielder and star player Ronald Acuna Jr. celebrating after the teams sixth Nation League East division title. (Credit: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images)

Atlanta Braves Season Falls Short of Further Playoff Contention After Record-Breaking Season

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor October 31, 2023

The Atlanta Braves season has come to an end after a harsh loss against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth game of the National League Division Series (NLDS).  While this year’s NLDS series...

Deep Satin Album Cover. (Credit: SoundCloud)

A Look into Zach Bryan’s New EP – Deep Satin

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor October 30, 2023

Young country popstar Zach Lane Bryan released an unannounced EP, "Deep Satin," on Sept 22, 2023. This short collection of songs only consists of five tracks. Bryan recently released a 16-song, self-titled...

Roswell Faces a Tough Loss to Milton: Year Five

Roswell Faces a Tough Loss to Milton: Year Five

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor September 22, 2023

On Friday, September 8 at 8:00 p.m., the Milton High School Eagles met the Roswell Hornets here in the nest. The rivalry between these two schools is one of the oldest in the Metro Atlanta Area, according...

The girls posing with their team and coaching staff as well as the newest addition to Roswell High School’s trophy case. (Credit: Carolyn Saker)

Varsity Girls Soccer Makes School Playoff History

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor May 11, 2023

  The regular season for soccer has ended and has moved into the playoff season. The RHS boys team did not make it into the playoffs this year ending with a 5-8-2 record, but the RHS girls had...

Graham Pinniger finishing out the game for his team (Credit: Chris Holland)

RHS Baseball Swinging into a New Season

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor February 17, 2023

Roswell Baseball is back for their 2023 season. They started off with a scrimmage against St. Francis on Feb 8. Unfortunately, they didn’t pull off the win, but they have a whole season ahead of them. The...

(Credit: Emerson Keith)

Should Students Stand for the Pledge?

Emerson Keith and Jennifer Lee February 10, 2023

Standing for the pledge every morning has become a controversial topic in schools, especially here at Roswell. Sports editor Emerson Keith spoke up about it and how she feels people need to act:  I...

UGA Goes Back-To-Back Breaking New Records

UGA Goes Back-To-Back Breaking New Records

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor January 11, 2023

On December 31, 2022, the ball dropped at midnight celebrating the new year. This is also when Ohio State University (OSU) kicker Noah Ruggles missed a 50-yeard field goal in the semi-finals of the college...

Thrilling End to Hornets Football Season

Thrilling End to Hornets Football Season

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor December 10, 2022

The Roswell Hornets ended their regular football season with a winning overall record of 9-1 and an undefeated region record of 6-0 giving the team the Region Champions title. The team worked hard this...

The team gathers before their big game to get ready and hype each other up with a beautiful sky to set the scene. (Credit: Trent Slaughter)

Hornets Finish off with a Winning 9-1 Record 

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor December 8, 2022

   The regular season of Roswell’s varsity football season has come to an end. The boys ended their season with a big win over Alpharetta High School.     Senior Ethan Crite says “I feel...

Longer Class Periods Lead to Shorter Lunches

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor April 19, 2022

When you ask a student what their favorite part about school is, typically the answer is lunch. Most everyone enjoys lunchtime at school because it is the time for students to see and talk to their friends.  Lunch...

Our soldiers honoring the fallen
(Credit: Calfire on Instagram)

Veterans Day Should Be Honored with School Out!

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

108 years ago, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, World War 1 came to an end. Veterans Day is a day that honors the ones who have served and risked their lives for our country. November...

Rolling Stones Back in Action

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor February 17, 2022

The classic rock band, The Rolling Stones, are back performing in theaters, stadiums, and other venues around the world. The Stones have been together since 1962 and are still rocking out venues...

Beautiful sunset in San Diego, California
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Review: San Diego, California

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor February 3, 2022

When you hear the word “California” you probably think of designer clothes, expensive restaurants, and celebrities galore, but in reality, it's so much more than that. Luckily, I have had the opportunity...

The rockin logo of Rock N Taco

Rockin’ Review of Rock ‘N’ Taco

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor December 28, 2021

Mexican food is a fan favorite of the people in Roswell. There are tons of options around town to get a delicious Mexican meal, but one of the newer and best restaurants is Rock N Taco. It is one of the...

Roswell Restaurant Reviews: Moxie Burger

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor November 26, 2021

There are tons and tons of options around Roswell to go for a fulfilling, juicy burger, but nobody does it like Moxie Burger.   Moxie Burger is a very family-friendly little restaurant located...

Hornets Football Pave the Way to Successful Season 

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor November 25, 2021

Friday night lights are back and are brighter than than ever. Roswell High School’s varsity football team was 4-0 up until their recent loss to the Walton High School Raiders, which put them at 4-1.  Roswell...

Requiring vaccine to be employed?

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

Covid-19 is the virus that has taken down and ruined many jobs, families, and our regular day-to-day. Numbers have gone up and down for over a year now and scientists have been struggling with a way...

The COVID-19 Experience of the Class of 2024 

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor October 29, 2021

COVID-19, the virus that has killed many, has highly affected the world today, whether that be restaurants, businesses, or schools. This virus has not only put pressure on adults to keep going, but...

Canton Street Coffee: Roswell Provisions vs Crazy Love

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor September 7, 2021

Canton Street is one of the most popular attractions in Roswell. Roswell locals of many different ages visit Canton Street every day, whether it’s for brunch, just a quick coffee run, or to take a brief...

Varsity Boys Soccer Make it to Playoffs!

Varsity Boys Soccer Make it to Playoffs!

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor May 15, 2021

Roswell High School’s boys’ varsity soccer team has made it to the playoffs! These boys worked so hard all season to get to this point. These Hornets had their last regular season game on Friday, April...

Last Series of The Season: Alpharetta vs. Roswell

Last Series of The Season: Alpharetta vs. Roswell

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor May 11, 2021

The Hornets are back again for their last regular season series of the 2022-23 school year against Alpharetta High School. This was their last chance for them to make playoffs, but unfortunately, they...

Riley’s beautiful senior photos.

Senior Valedictorian: Riley Davis

Emerson Keith, Sports Editor May 1, 2021

It is that time of year again! Graduation is only a few months away, and the 2021-22 school year is coming to an end. This means it is also time to recognize the Valedictorian of this year. This person...

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