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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.

Jan. 6 Sports Recap

Jan. 6 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin, and Amy Nankin
January 11
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (8–1) defeated the Churchill Bulldogs 65–42, despite a slow start offensively. Read More »...

Jan. 4 Sports Recap

Jan. 4 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber
January 7
Filed under Sports, Winter

Wrestling The wrestling team (2–4) triumphed over the Watkins Mill Wolverines 61–17 Wednesday, to secure their second straight victory. Due to five forfeits by the Wolverines that gave Whitman 30 points before the wrestling began, the outcome of this match was never in doubt. Now, with the season ...

Jan. 2 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin
January 5
Filed under Sports, Winter

Hockey The Vikings hockey team (7–1–1) overtook the Blair Blazers (3–0–6) Monday with a strong 7–2 finish. The first period started out slow, ending in a 1–1 tie. Then the Vikings had an explosive second period, scoring four goals and not allowing any in making the score 5–1. Fin...

Wrestling team unable to compete in Keaser Classic

Wrestling team unable to compete in Keaser Classic

By Amy Nankin
January 2
Filed under Sports, Winter

The wrestling team came to school in dress pants and ties last Friday, expecting to leave for Baltimore at one p.m. to participate in the Keaser Classic tournament. Read More »...

December 21 Sports Recap

December 21 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman and Ben Levin
January 2
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (6–0) shut down the B-CC Barons Wednesday 55–28, behind a dominant second half. Read More »...

December 19: Boys basketball tramples Blair 53–38 despite major injuries; girls basketball obliterates Blair 66–37 behind dominant second quarter

December 19: Boys basketball tramples Blair 53–38 despite major injuries; girls basketball obliterates Blair 66–37 behind dominant second quarter

By Ben Levin and Sam Shiffman
December 21
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (5–1) topped the Blair Blazers 53–38 on Monday night for their third consecutive win. Read More »...

December 15: Wrestling crushed by Northwest 52–12

By Daniel Weber
December 19
Filed under Sports, Winter

Wrestling The wrestling team’s (0–3) early season struggles continued last Thursday in a 52–12 loss to the Northwest Jaguars. Read More »...

December 16: Girls and boys basketball blow out Northwood with stellar defense; hockey outlasts Blair 3–1 to continue streak

December 16: Girls and boys basketball blow out Northwood with stellar defense; hockey outlasts Blair 3–1 to continue streak

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin, and Amy Nankin
December 18
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (4–0) dominated the Northwood Gladiators 72–17, winning their fourth game in a row. Read More »...

December 15: Boys basketball stifle Magruder 56–40; girls basketball blows out Magruder 86–13; hockey shuts out B-CC 5–0

By Ben Levin, Sam Shiffman, and Amy Nankin
December 16
Filed under Sports, Winter

Boys basketball The boys basketball team (3–1) crushed the Magruder Colonels 56–40 on Wednesday night, rebounding from their first defeat of the season against Georgetown Prep. Read More »...

December 14: Wrestling falls short to Wootton 40–37 despite late comeback

By Daniel Weber
December 16
Filed under Sports, Winter

Wrestling The wrestling team (0–2) suffered a 40–37 defeat to the Wootton Patriots last Tuesday in a valiant comeback effort that fell just short. The Patriots started out strong and quickly jumped out to a 28–0 lead, pinning multiple Viking wrestlers along the way. The match looked all...

December 10: Girls basketball downs 11th ranked Roosevelt 46–34; Boys basketball suffers first loss to Georgetown Prep 50–58; Swim and dive outlasts WJ 182–160

December 10: Girls basketball downs 11th ranked Roosevelt 46–34; Boys basketball suffers first loss to Georgetown Prep 50–58; Swim and dive outlasts WJ 182–160

By Sam Shiffman, Ben Levin, and Kyle Layman
December 14
Filed under Sports, Winter

Girls basketball The girls basketball team (2–0) took down the Eleanor Roosevelt Raiders 46–34 in a game that featured two of the top 15 teams in the area. Read More »...

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