The Raider Review

Track and Field trains to uphold the ERHS tradition of winning after County Championships

Cora Jackson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

The ERHS Raiders started the year off strong with several personal records: a second place win for the boys, and a third place win for the girls at the Prince George's County Indoor Track & Field Championships on January ...

Raiders Dominance In The Water Continues

Wesley Shoemaker

March 3, 2020

The Raider’s swim team has been on a tear this year. The team has continued the success of past years powered by strong team chemistry, and good leadership throughout the program.  Last year, the girls went undefeated in county play, defeating ot...

Quinton Mincey Signs to Play College Basketball

Aaron Waithe

March 3, 2020

On a surprisingly warm November day staff along with family and friends and the boys and girl’s Roosevelt basketball team packed into the  cafeteria conference room filled with balloons, steamers and cake to celebrate. Celebrat...

Kobe Bryant Leaves Behind a Legendary Legacy

Wesley Shoemaker and Aaron Waithe

March 3, 2020

Kobe Bean Bryant, was regarded as one of the greatest players in NBA history. Bryant, left behind his well famed “Mamba Mentality” as well as a career that will go down as one of the best ever.  The Charlotte Hornets drafted Bryant 13th ov...

Chiefs Cap Off a Wild NFL Playoffs

Maurice Butler

March 3, 2020

Since the start of the NFL playoffs in January, there have been a lot of crazy games from the Wild Card round to the Divisional Round. The playoffs started (9-7) Philadelphia Eagles losing to the (11-5) Seattle Seahawks by a s...

Trading Rumors

December 20, 2019

With the NBA season in the works, the trade deadline only two months away. There has been many rumors which could be good for many teams trying to make it to the NBA finals in 2020. You will need to keep a close view on who wil...

Russia Banned From the Next Two Olympics

Wesley Shoemaker, Sports Editor

December 19, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA ) banned Russian athletes from competing on behalf of their country for the next four years in global competitions.  This ban was made as a result of more sanctions coming from the altering of...

The Nationals Won the World Series but still have a long winter ahead

Wesley Shoemaker, Sports Editor

December 6, 2019

On October 30, 2019 at 11:50, as fans all around the Washington D.C. area watched their televisions, and as Daniel Hudson’s pitch rifled into Yan Gomes’ glove, the Washington Nationals stood atop of the baseball world.  ...

Cross Country team looks to get back to winning ways

Wesley Shoemaker, Sports Editor

December 5, 2019

Over the past few years, the ERHS Cross Country team has been very successful. Both the boys and girls teams have finished in the top three in the county past three seasons.   The boys will look to defend their County Ch...

Girls’ Teams Face Cancellation and Rescheduling

Wesley Shoemaker and Eli Hertzler-McCain

December 5, 2019

Since the beginning of the school year, PGCPS has rescheduled or cancelled two volleyball games, two junior varsity girls’ soccer games, and three varsity girls’ soccer games at ERHS due to a lack of referees. According to Patri...

Mystics Win WNBA Championship

Aaron Waithe

December 5, 2019

The Washington Mystics won the WNBA title, defeating the Connecticut Sun. On October 10th, 2019, the Washington Mystics beat the Connecticut Sun 89-78 to win the 2019 WNBA Championship at the Entertainment and Sports Arena i...

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