The Black and White

Local playing fields in trouble if proposed county pesticides ban passes

By Tyler Jacobson May 30, 2015

Montgomery County is considering a ban on pesticides and no, not just lawn lovers are up in arms about it. The ban, if passed, would eliminate the use of all pesticides deemed unnecessary by the...


Eidolon: photography

By Tyler Jacobson March 30, 2015

Photos by Tyler Jacobson.

Baseball bounces back after tough loss to B-CC

By Tyler Jacobson April 14, 2014

Putting the loss to B-CC behind them, the baseball team played well to start spring break, winning three games in a row. The Vikes' record improved to 6-3 after beating Blake 15-1 on Friday, Churchill...

Senior Ben Castagnetti connects on an inside-the-park home run in the Vikes loss to B-CC Thursday night. Photo by Tyler Jacobson.

B-CC ralies past Vikings in baseball

By Tyler Jacobson April 11, 2014

Riddled with sloppy defensive play, the baseball team lost to the B-CC Barons 6-5, April 10. After the loss, the Vikings’ record fell to 3-3 while the Barons’ record improved to 5-2. The Vikes...

Baseball comes back to defeat Walter Johnson, 9-8

By Tyler Jacobson April 7, 2014

After a huge comeback in the sixth inning, the baseball team won its second game in a row on Saturday, defeating Walter Johnson 9-8. With the win, the Vikes' record improved to 3-2 while WJ’s fell...

Baseball defeats Richard Montgomery, 5-2

By Tyler Jacobson April 4, 2014

The baseball team got back into the win column Thursday night, defeating Richard Montgomery 5-2. The Vikings’ record improved to 2-3 while Richard Montgomery’s fell to 2-2. The Vikes’ defense...

Baseball falls to Sherwood in 1-0 shutout

By Tyler Jacobson April 3, 2014

After a rain-trodden start to the season, the Vikings baseball team played its third game Wednesday night, falling 1-0 to the Sherwood Warriors. The Vikes' record fell to 1-2 after the loss while...

Baseball wins season opener, defeats Quince Orchard 11-2

By Tyler Jacobson March 23, 2014

This Saturday, the baseball team opened its season with a resounding win, defeating Quince Orchard, 11-2. The game didn’t start of quite as planned. In the top of the first inning, some sloppy fielding...

Sophomore Mitch Fenton works for back points on BCCs Aryan Manglik at the 4A/3A region tournament. Fenton placed first in the region, and 3rd in the state at 132 lbs. Photo courtesy Bonnie Sharbaugh.

Wrestlers finish 3rd, 5th in state tournament

By Tyler Jacobson March 9, 2014

Sophomore Mitch Fenton and senior Max Sessions finished their seasons on a high note, finishing third and fifth respectively at the Maryland 4A/3A state wrestling tournament on Saturday. The tournament...

Capitals make positive moves at the trade deadline

By Tyler Jacobson March 6, 2014

Capitals GM George McPhee has had a history of making big moves at the NHL trade deadline. He’s acquired key players like Sergei Federov, Cristobal Huet and Jason Arnott all with one eye on the clock. While...

Ice Hockey falls to Churchill, 3-1

By Tyler Jacobson February 14, 2014

After a successful regular season filled with electrifying play and strong team chemistry, the hockey team lost to Churchill, 3-1, in the regional semi-finals, ending its playoff hopes. The game continued...

Ice hockey shuts out B-CC on senior night, 4-0

Ice hockey shuts out B-CC on senior night, 4-0

By Tyler Jacobson February 9, 2014

The ice hockey team made the most out of its senior night, defeating B-CC 4-0 in the last game before playoffs. After the game, the Vikes’ record improved to 8-3-1 while the Barons’ record fell...

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