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

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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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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...

Underclassmen power through C.R.A.S.H.-B. rowing event

Underclassmen power through C.R.A.S.H.-B. rowing event

By Joey Squeri
February 28
Filed under Sports, Winter

Eleven rowers from the crew team competed at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Erg Sprints in Boston Feb. 12, where they showcased their speed against competitors from around the world.

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Feb. 27 Sports Recap

Feb. 27 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman
February 28
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (19–3) defeated the B-CC Barons 60–44 in their first round of playoffs behind another dominant performance by guard Abby Meyers. The Vikes struggled to defend the Barons’ perimeter shooting early on and the Barons took an early lead in the firs...

Feb. 24 Sports Recap

Feb. 24 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin
February 26
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (16–5) cruised past the Northwood Gladiators in a 69–40 rout to open the postseason on Friday night. The Vikings were able to keep the Gladiators’ offense in check, allowing only seven points in the first quarter, while leading throughout the game. The bl...

Feb. 23 Sports Recap

Feb. 23 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin
February 24
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey The hockey team’s season ended Thursday night in a devastating 2–1 defeat against the Marriotts Ridge Mustangs Thursday. The game started out slow with the first period ending in a 0–0 stalemate. But the Mustangs came out strong into the second quarter, scoring two goals in a row. ...

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