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Students enjoy competitive football tradition on Thanksgiving

By Jessie Solomon and Arthur Varner

November 29, 2017

This past Thanksgiving morning, 24 students met up at the River Falls Community Club to play football in senior Mitch Fechter’s annual Turkey Bowl.

Cross country places 3rd in state championships

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 21, 2017

The boys and girls cross country teams ended their seasons with top six finishes against Maryland’s top teams at the MPSSAA 4A State Championships Nov. 11. The teams consistently placed in the top five all season, led by their strong junior classes.

Non seniors take the lead: sophomore and junior captains

By Elyse Lowet

November 15, 2017

While many think of team captains as the oldest, most senior members of teams, some teams designate juniors or sophomores as captains instead of seniors.

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By Cameron Jones

December 15, 2017

The Vikings (0–1) fell to the Northwest Jaguars (2–0) by a score of 42–25 in their first dual meet of the season. Wrestlers John-Luke Iglesias, Yussef Zaki, John...

By Matthew van Bastelaer

December 14, 2017

The indoor track team started off their season with strong showings from their upperclassmen Dec. 5 at the first MCPS meet of the season. The meet was against every other te...

By Max Gersch

December 14, 2017

The girls basketball team (0–2) lost its second game of the season 34–55 against the Holy Child Tigers (2–1). In the first quarter the Vikes jumped out to a qui...

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