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Girls soccer finishes regular season with win over Damascus

By Elyse Lowet

October 19, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (11–1) beat the Damascus Hornets (5–4–1) 5–1 Monday, finishing the Vike's regular season off strong as they look to playoffs. After the Hornets scored the first goal of the game, the squad responded with authority, scoring five straight goals without allowing any Damas...

Field Hockey Dominates Kennedy on Senior Night

By Cam Jones

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The field hockey team (9–2) triumphed over the Kennedy Cavaliers (3–7) 11–0 on Oct. 12.

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Vikes stomp Wildcats in Homecoming game

Vikes stomp Wildcats in Homecoming game

By Chris Atkinson

October 16, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The football team (1-6) beat the Walter Johnson Wildcats (2-5) Friday in a dominant 27-7 performance for their first win of the season. The Vikes’ run-heavy offense was successful against the Wildcats defense, as senior Devin Carone averaged 10.1 yards per carry and scored three of the Vikes’ ...

Girls tennis crushes Sherwood

By Jessie Solomon

October 12, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls tennis team (8‒3) swept the Sherwood Warriors (3‒7) in an overwhelming 7‒0 victory.

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October 9, 10: Girls soccer shuts out Quince Orchard, Richard Montgomery

By Elyse Lowet

October 12, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

October 9th With strong play on both ends of the field against Quince Orchard (6–3), the girls soccer team (9–1) dominated the cougars 4–0 Monday. Goals were scored by forwards Caroline MacDonald and Mary Kate Skilling, midfielder Reilly Giles, and defender Melika Mohammadi. October 10th...

Boys soccer notches two wins Oct. 4th, 7th

By Ariana Faghani

October 10, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys soccer (7–1–2) defeated both Walter Johnson (3–7) and Churchill (8–2) 2–0 on Wednesday and 2–1 on Saturday, respectively. The Vikes got off to an early lead against the Wildcats, after a goalie mistake gifted Senior Lars Corvetto-Soholt his first goal of the season. The Vikes contro...

Field Hockey ends drought with back-to-back wins vs RM, Northwood

By Cam Jones

October 10, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The Varsity field hockey team (8–2) won back to back games Oct. 5 and Oct. 9 against the Richard Montgomery Rockets (4–5) and Northwood Gladiators (3–7).

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Girls soccer defeats Churchill in close 1–0 game

By Elyse Lowet

October 8, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (8–1) defeated the Churchill Bulldogs (6–3) Friday with a score of 1–0, moving the Vikes to second place in the division behind BCC.

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Football Falls to Richard Montgomery

Football Falls to Richard Montgomery

By Elyse Lowet

October 8, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The football team (0–6) fell to the Richard Montgomery Rockets (4–2) Friday in a tough 28–14 loss. After scoring an early touchdown, the Vikes weren’t able to hang onto their lead after three turnovers later in the first quarter, leading the team to a 14–7 deficit at halftime. At the ...

Girls Tennis vs Churchill

By Jessie Solomon

October 7, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In a close match versus their crosstown rivals, the girls tennis team (7‒3) defeated the Churchill Bulldogs (6‒5), winning 4‒3.

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Girls Soccer Defeats Defending State Champions Walter Johnson

By Elyse Lowet

October 7, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (7–1) dominated the Walter Johnson Wildcats (5–4) 3–1 Wednesday, extending the squad’s winning streak to five.   Midfielder Chelsea Cahill scored the first goal of the game halfway through the first half and again two minutes into the second half, giving the Vikes a co...

Golf Team Wins District Championships

Golf Team Wins District Championships

By Matthew van Bastelaer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The golf team won district championships on Monday, led by junior Amanda Levy, who finished first in the entire field by two strokes. The Whitman team finished with 301 strokes, while runner-up Churchill ended with 304 strokes. Whitman and Churchill are longtime golf rivals, and have been playing ...