The Black & White

Wrestling slides past Paint Branch 36–33

By Harry Kaplan

January 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The Wrestling team (6–2) took down the Paint Branch Panthers Monday by a score of 36–33.

Senior Breanna McDonald leads Vike’s dominating County Championship performance

Senior Breanna McDonald leads Vike’s dominating County Championship performance

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

January 17, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The indoor track and field team competed in the County Championship Jan. 16 against top schools from across the county. The girls placed 5th overall with a score of 41, while the boys placed 18th with a score of 4.

Girls basketball defeats B–CC 52–48

By Ally Navarrete

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The girls basketball team (11–1) extended their winning streak to 10 games after taking down the B–CC Barons (8–4) 52–48 Tuesday. The Vikes were looking to defeat their cross-town rivals after a heartbreaking second round playoff loss last season.

Boys basketball stunned by B–CC 62–61 on buzzer beater

Boys basketball stunned by B–CC 62–61 on buzzer beater

By Bennett Solomon

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The boys basketball team (6–6) suffered a heartbreaking loss to cross-town rival B–CC Barons (4–7) 62–61 Tuesday night.

Track places in several events at Montgomery Invitational

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The indoor track team competed in the Montgomery Invitational Jan. 12 against the top schools from across Maryland. While both the girls and boys teams faced tough opponents in all events, they managed to earn several top 20 spots.

Tennis, track, lacrosse and field hockey?

Tennis, track, lacrosse and field hockey?

By Sara Azimi

January 14, 2019


Filed under Also in Print, Sports

Senior Hanna Freund doesn’t have an offseason—and that’s just how she likes it.

Former Whitman student Andrew Palim joins elite kayaking academy

Former Whitman student Andrew Palim joins elite kayaking academy

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

January 14, 2019


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Just four years ago, former Whitman student Andrew Palim had never competitively kayaked before. After participating in an intensive camp and honing his skills, his interest in kayaking continued to grow. So when his kayaking camp counselor told him about the World Class Kayaking Academy, a private hig...

Girls basketball edges out Churchill 40–39 with buzzer-beater shot

By Ally Navarrete

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The girls basketball team (10–1) slid past the Churchill Bulldogs (9–1) in a thrilling buzzer-beater win Friday.

Boys basketball defeats Churchill 59–45 behind Jason Lewis’ 23 points

Boys basketball defeats Churchill 59–45 behind Jason Lewis’ 23 points

By Bennett Solomon

January 13, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The boys basketball team (6–5) beat the Churchill Bulldogs (6–4) 59–45 Friday night.

Hockey falls to Wootton 11–2

By Mateo Gutierrez

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The hockey team (3–7) got shut down by the Wootton Patriots (9–1–1) Wednesday in an offensive beatdown. The Vikes fell in a hole early against the Patriots going down 4–0 by the end of the first period. Forwards Dylan Spicer and Zach Zeldow added a goal each to start the second period an...

Swim and Dive loses to Churchill

By Sara Azimi

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The Swim and Dive team (2–1) fell to the Churchill Bulldogs in their meet Saturday with a final score of 223.5–146.5.

Boys basketball beats Quince Orchard 57–46

By Bennett Solomon

January 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter

The boys basketball team (4–5) defeated the Quince Orchard Cougars (5–4) 57–46 Tuesday night.