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Junior competes at National Duals for wrestling

Junior competes at National Duals for wrestling

By Chris Atkinson
June 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Two weeks after the end of the high school season, junior John Luke Iglesias received a text from John Ferguson, the Damascus High School head wrestling coach. It was an offer to compete for Ferguson’s team at the National High School Coaches Association’s national dual championships.

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International club hosts third annual soccer tournament

International club hosts third annual soccer tournament

By Ariana Faghani
June 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The International Club held its third annual soccer tournament May 26. The event was organized to encourage unity among students of all ethnicities through inclusive yet competitive games.

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Gymnastics team places third at counties

Gymnastics team places third at counties

By Elyse Lowet
May 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The gymnastics team took third place at the county championship May 9 with a score of 146.6 points, narrowly edging out the B-CC Barons by just over one point to make the podium.

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Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

Boys lacrosse falls to Churchill, ending the Vikes’ season

By Ariana Faghani
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (13–4) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs (13–1) 10–3, eliminating the Vikes from the playoffs and ending their season.

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Washington Post All-Met awards honor Whitman coach, two athletes

Washington Post All-Met awards honor Whitman coach, two athletes

By Joey Squeri
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The Washington Post awarded two Whitman players and a coach spots on their winter All-Met teams last month. Ice hockey goalie Brendan Daly earned an honorable mention, while girls basketball guard Abby Meyers made the first team and girls basketball coach Pete Kenah was named Coach of the Year.

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Girls lacrosse shuts out Einstein in overwhelming victory

Girls lacrosse shuts out Einstein in overwhelming victory

By Elyse Lowet
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

After a bye in the first round of the playoffs, the girls lacrosse team (11–2) dominated Einstein in the second round Wednesday night, holding the Titans scoreless in a 19–0 rout at home for their senior night.

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NHL playoff preview

NHL playoff preview

By Justin Baker and Tiger Bjornlund
April 14, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

It’s playoff season, and that means the quest for the toughest trophy in sports begins now. Over the course of the next two months, the NHL’s finest will battle it out in grueling seven-game contests, each in a bid to claim the coveted Stanley Cup. The Black & White hockey analysts Tiger Bjornlund and Justin Baker weigh in on their playoff predictions.

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Girls lacrosse hands Sherwood first loss to MCPS team in 10 years

Girls lacrosse hands Sherwood first loss to MCPS team in 10 years

By Joey Squeri
March 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Spring

Girls lacrosse The girls lacrosse team (2–1) outlasted the Sherwood Warriors 8–7 on Tuesday behind a furious comeback and two clutch plays. The Vikes quickly fell down 5–2 to the Warriors in the first half, but found themselves in a familiar spot. “We tend to dig ourselves holes and come b...

Girls basketball falls to Catonsville in state title game 49–46

Girls basketball falls to Catonsville in state title game 49–46

By Sam Shiffman
March 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (23–5) fell to the Catonsville Comets 49–46 Saturday in the state title game in a defensive showdown and foul-filled contest. The first and second quarters went back-and-forth, neither team taking control of the game. The Vikes ended the half leading...

Girls basketball advances to state finals after thrilling 49-43 win

Girls basketball advances to state finals after thrilling 49-43 win

By Sam Shiffman
March 9, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Winter

The girls basketball team (22–3) defeated the Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders 49–43 Thursday behind multiple clutch shots late in the game. They're advancing to the state finals for the second straight season.

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