The Black and White

One dead, one injured in mall garage collapse

By Rachel Lang May 23, 2013

One construction worker was killed and another transported to Baltimore’s Shock Trauma Center in serious condition due to a partial garage collapse at Westfield Montgomery Mall May 23 at 1:45p.m. The...

Graphic by Annie Russell.

Administration should enforce smoking prohibition for staff

By Rachel Lang April 26, 2012

Staff members who smoke on the loading docks in the back of the building are generating controversy among their colleagues and students. Their cigarette breaks violate MCPS policy COH-EA, which prohibits...

Boys lacrosse falls to rival Churchill in close 11-9 defeat

By Rachel Lang April 15, 2012

The boys lacrosse team lost to the 5-1 Churchill Bulldogs in a tough 11-9 decision April 13, making its record 3-2. The Bulldogs opened the game with three straight goals, but the Vikings were able...

Boys lacrosse moves to 3-1 after defeating B-CC

By Rachel Lang April 12, 2012

The boys lacrosse team beat the 2-1 Bethesda-Chevy Chase Barons, 7-4, April 11, improving its record to 3-1. Although the Barons started out strong scoring the game’s first goal, the Vikes quickly...

Boys lacrosse crushes Magruder, 20-3

By Rachel Lang March 22, 2012

The boys lacrosse team dominated the Magruder Colonels, 20-3, in its season opener Mar. 21. The Vikes controlled the game from the start, scoring six goals on six shots in the first three minutes. ...

Taylor, Daryoush wrestle in state tournament

By Rachel Lang March 7, 2012

Senior wrestlers Bradley Taylor and Josh Daryoush represented Whitman at the state tournament Mar. 3, placing second and third, respectively. Both wrestlers were regional champions, and Daryoush also boasted...

Students perform at Battle of the Bands Feb. 15. The event raised over $1,600 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Photo by Bailey Hults.

Freshman band emerges victorious at Battle of the Bands

By Rachel Lang February 16, 2012

Students exchanged machine guns for drumsticks and army fatigues for jeans and slogan tees during the second annual Battle of the Bands Feb. 15. The event raised over $1,600 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma...

145 lb. Kevin Whitmeyer faces off against his opponent in the first match of the meet. Photo by Abigail Cutler.

Wrestling defeats Watkins Mill, 54-17

By Rachel Lang February 1, 2012

The wrestling team dominated the Watkins Mill Wolverines, 54-17, on its senior night, improving its record to 6-5. The match began by honoring the eight graduating seniors. Coach Derek Manon...

Wrestling slips in tri-meet, loses to Springbrook and Clarksburg

By Rachel Lang January 24, 2012

The wrestling team fell to the Springbrook Blue Devils, 66-5, and the Clarksburg Coyotes, 40-37, during a tri-meet Jan. 23, lowering its record to 5-5. In the first match against Springbrook,...

Featured Athlete: Boys basketball forward Andrew Castagnetti

By Rachel Lang January 7, 2012

Boys basketball captain junior Andrew Castagnetti shoots and scores. And shoots and scores. And shoots and scores again. In the Vikes’ 64-55 win over top-ranked Churchill Jan. 3, Castagnetti led the...

Wrestling loses grip on Damascus, lets lead slip in 43-25 loss

By Rachel Lang January 5, 2012

The wrestling team lost to the Damascus Hornets, 43-25, Jan. 4, lowering its record to 5-3. The match started off roughly for the Vikes, with the first three wrestlers losing. After taking four...

Wrestling loses to Wootton, 40-30

By Rachel Lang December 23, 2011

The wrestling team fell to the Wootton Patriots, 40-30, Dec. 22, dropping its record to 4-2. Once again, the upper weight classes put up a strong fight, with 170 lb. Bradey Taylor, 182 lb. Rafi...

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