Female Senior Spotlight: Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant

This month, Rampage is highlighting two captains of the girl’s fencing team at Ramapo. This past winter, seniors Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant made quite the impact on the Ramapo fencing team. Mariam fences epee while Meiliu is a sabre fencer. For those of you who don’t know what fencing is, Meiliu has found it easiest to describe it as “‘sword fighting,’ like in the … Continue reading Female Senior Spotlight: Mariam Tinawi and Meiliu Merchant

Male Senior Spotlight: Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly

Senior wrestlers, Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly, have been dominating their opponents on the wrestling mats for the last four years at Ramapo as varsity starters. Justin started wrestling when he was in first grade. “My dad got me into it when I was young and I didn’t like it initially,” Justin said “I played other sports growing up, but wrestling was the sport that … Continue reading Male Senior Spotlight: Justin Leonard and Luke Brantly

Sneaker Tears Up the Basketball World

It was the pop heard around the country, but nowhere was it louder than in Nike’s boardroom. The game between NCAA powerhouses and rivals, the Duke University Blue Devils and North Carolina University Tar Heels, was slated to be one of the most intense games of the collegiate season where Duke University’s 280 pound and 6’8 star, Zion Williamson, was supposed to showcase his talents … Continue reading Sneaker Tears Up the Basketball World

Male Senior Spotlight: Chris Heffernan

In 2017, then-junior Christopher Heffernan was named a Breakout Player to Watch in New Jersey. Since then the senior has continued to be a force to be reckoned with on the soccer pitch as a defensive midfield for the Ramapo Boys Soccer Team. Just last year he was an integral part of the team’s County championship and this year, his final year playing for the … Continue reading Male Senior Spotlight: Chris Heffernan

Female Senior Spotlight: Riley Hourihan

Senior Riley Hourihan is proud to be the captain of the Ramapo Girls Soccer Team (RGS). She says that she loves “leading and playing because the team dynamic this season is so strong.” Riley is a consistent, athletic, and versatile player on the field who plays wide forward, full back, and center back. At just five years old, Hourihan began playing soccer for Kinder Kickers. … Continue reading Female Senior Spotlight: Riley Hourihan

Still in it for the Long Run

Although seeming like just another beautiful autumn day, September 30th was much more than that this year: it was the day of the annual Franklin Lakes Scenic Run, organized by The Wyckoff Family YMCA and the Franklin Lakes Mayor’s Wellness Campaign, in which the FLOW community came out to support a special fight against cancer. Specifically, it was a fight against carcinoma, a rare and … Continue reading Still in it for the Long Run