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Whitman and WJ frisbee team falls short of state championship

Whitman and WJ frisbee team falls short of state championship

By Cameron Jones
June 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Whitman and Walter Johnson’s joint ultimate frisbee team finished sixth in the Maryland State Championship despite fighting hard to stay in contention.

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Whitman leaves a colorful mark on the community with charity runs

Whitman leaves a colorful mark on the community with charity runs

By Jessie Solomon
June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

May 20 marked Whitman’s first ever Color Rush to benefit local homeless shelters. Whitman also hosted other charity runs this spring, including Hope for Henry’s Mother’s Day 5K.

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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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Sophomore makes All-County boys volleyball team

Sophomore makes All-County boys volleyball team

By Matthew van Bastelaer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

Sophomore Colby Fong earned an honorable mention on the all-MCPS boys volleyball team from county coaches May 20.

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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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Boys baseball upset by WJ, eliminated from playoffs

Boys baseball upset by WJ, eliminated from playoffs

By Chris Atkinson
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys baseball team (11–6) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (9–8) by a score of 11–6 on Monday night.

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Boys tennis ties for first in county championships

Boys tennis ties for first in county championships

By Cameron Jones
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys tennis team (11–1) tied the Wootton Patriots (12–0) for first place in the county championships on May 15. The meet was a hard fought competition in which the two favored teams tied with 23 points.

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Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill, eliminated from playoffs

Girls lacrosse falls to Churchill, eliminated from playoffs

By Elyse Lowet
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (12–3) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs (11–4) in a devastating 6–7 overtime loss Monday night, ending the season for the team.

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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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