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  • Whitman Idol is being held on April 25. Auditions are March 23 and 24 after school in the Music Hall.

  • The media center is looking for poetry submissions during April. Stop by the media center for more info.

March 21-22 Sports Recap

March 21-22 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber, Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin, Kyle Layman, Amy Nankin, and Joey Squeri
March 23
Filed under Sports, Spring

Boys lacrosse blows out Springbrook; boys tennis ekes out win against rival B-CC; baseball outlasts Seneca Valley with clutch triple; softball crushed by Seneca Valley; coed and boys volleyball swept by Poolesville

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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
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
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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Girls basketball dominates Gaithersburg 69–46, advances to state semifinals

Girls basketball dominates Gaithersburg 69–46, advances to state semifinals

By Sam Shiffman
March 5
Filed under Sports, Winter

The girls basketball team (21–3) obliterated the Gaithersburg Trojans 69–46 to advance to their third straight state semifinal appearance in an all around dominant performance.

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March 2 Sports Recap

March 2 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
March 5
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball falls to RM at the buzzer in the regional semifinal

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Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

Meyers becomes top scorer in Whitman basketball history

By Carmen Molina
March 3
Filed under Media, Sports, Videos, Winter

In the second quarter of a Feb. 8 game against the Richard Montgomery Rockets, guard Abby Meyers took a shot—an unassuming two pointer—that would go down as one of the most memorable in Whitman basketball history.

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Swim and Dive coach receives two awards in last season

Swim and Dive coach receives two awards in last season

By Ben Levin
March 3
Filed under Sports

After concluding his final season, swim and dive coach Geoffrey Schaefer received both the MPSSAA award and the Alan Murray Sportsmanship award March 2. The MPSSAA is awarded to the team as a whole and is distributed by the state of Maryland, while the Alan Murray Sportsman award is voted on by the ...

March 1 Sports Recap

March 1 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
March 2
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball shuts down RM with suffocating defense to advance to regional final.

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Feb. 28 Sports Recap

Feb. 28 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
March 2
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (17–5) advanced to the next round of the playoffs after slipping past the Churchill Bulldogs 65–62 in a nail-biting overtime contest. The Vikes closed the first half with a dominant 14–4 second quarter. However, the Bulldogs retaliated in the fourth qu...

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