The Black and White

Boys swim and dive captures first state championship in Whitman history

Boys swim and dive captures first state championship in Whitman history

By Eli Putnam

February 25, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 22, the boys swim and dive team made history by winning its first MPSSAA 4A3A State Championship. The title capped off arguably the boys’ best season in history, with highlights like an undefeated regular season, a regional championship and a third place finish at the Washington ...

Boys basketball falls to Blair 60–58

By Matt Mande

February 23, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–11) was defeated by the Blair Blazers (13–7) 60–58 Friday night in the teams final regular-season game.  The Vikes started the game strong, passing quickly and hitting shots. The team played solid defense, limiting the Blazer’s chances, allowing the Vikes to ...

Girls basketball edges out Blair 50–45 in regular season finale

By Gabe Schaner

February 23, 2020

The girls basketball team (11–10) narrowly defeated the Blair Blazers (15–6) 50–45 Friday in the team’s final game of the regular season. Neither team dominated the first quarter with both teams fighting back and forth. At the end of the first quarter, the Vikes led 9–7. The second qu...

Boys basketball falls to RM 85–61

By Matt Mande

February 19, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–10) was crushed by the Richard Montgomery Rockets (17–4) 85–61 Tuesday night. The game remained close throughout the first quarter, with both teams playing solid defense and hitting shots on offense. The Rockets were able to hit a few more shots than the Vikes, causing ...

Girls basketball beats RM 65–50

By Gabe Schaner

February 19, 2020

The girls basketball team (11–10) defeated the Richard Montgomery Rockets (9–11) 65–50 Tuesday night in an all-around strong performance. The Vikes began the game on a strong note, outscoring the Rockets 15–6 in the first quarter, hitting open shots and playing tough defense.  However, m...

Boys swim wins Regional Championship in dominant performance, girls finish fourth

Boys swim wins Regional Championship in dominant performance, girls finish fourth

By Eli Putnam

February 19, 2020

In the Maryland 4A3A West Regional Championships this past weekend, the swim & dive team had another strong performance. The boys swim team had another dominant meet, winning the region, and the girls were solid again, finishing in fourth. The boys' team, fresh off their top-three finish at Metros, cont...

Boys basketball prevails against Watkins Mills 72–63 on senior night

By Matt Mande

February 17, 2020

The boys basketball team (11–9) outlasted the Watkins Mill Wolverines (6–10) 72–63 Friday night in their annual senior night game. The Vikes started off strong, hitting their shots and playing lock-down defense. At the end of the first quarter, forward Mark Dimitrov hit a three-pointer at the...

Girls basketball crushes Watkins Mill 75–19 on senior night

Girls basketball crushes Watkins Mill 75–19 on senior night

By Bennett Solomon

February 16, 2020

The girls basketball team (10–10) cruised past the Watkins Mill Wolverines (4–15) 75–19 Friday night in the team's annual senior night game. The Vikes honored six seniors before tip-off: Sara Azimi, Anna Krush, Matilda MacKay, Drew Meadows, Carter McGloon and Emma Salafsky. Each senior was given...

Three seniors lead indoor track to strong performance at regional championships

By Andrew Eagle

February 13, 2020

Last Wednesday, the indoor track team had a strong performance in the regional championships behind efforts from seniors Madeleine Blaisdell, Emmerson Weinberg, and Alicia Lauwers in the girl’s two-mile run. The three also finished seventh, ninth, and 10th in the mile run.   The three senior gi...

Girls basketball defeats Gaithersburg 55–46

By Gabe Schaner

February 12, 2020

The girls basketball team (8–10) outlasted the Gaithersburg Trojans (5–7) 55–46 Tuesday night. The game began with the Trojans commanding a solid lead over the Vikes, causing the Vikes to trail 14–9 at the end of the first quarter.  As the game progressed into the second quarter, the Vike...

Boys basketball falls to Gaithersburg 64–58

By Matt Mande

February 12, 2020

The boys basketball team (10–9) was outlasted by the Gaithersburg Trojans (13–5) 64–58 Tuesday afternoon.  Both teams shot well in the first half, hitting mid-range shots and getting points in the paint. At the end of the quarter, the Vikes trailed 16–15. The score remained close throug...

Bocce finishes undefeated season; overpowers Wheaton 2–0 to win counties

Bocce finishes undefeated season; overpowers Wheaton 2–0 to win counties

By Mia Friedman

February 11, 2020

Bocce competed in the County Championships Saturday, defeating the Wheaton Knights 2–0, capping off an undefeated season and ultimately winning counties.  In the first game, the Vikes won 7–2 after impressive frames from freshman Ben Blackman, junior Nikhil Niyogi and senior Mateo Gutierrez.   ...