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Sept. 28: football falls to Wootton

Sept. 28: football falls to Wootton

By Andie Silverman

October 2, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The football team lost 42‒21 to the Wootton Patriots on Thursday night, bringing their record to 0‒5.

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September 28 and 29: Girls soccer crushes Wheaton, Northwest

September 28 and 29: Girls soccer crushes Wheaton, Northwest

By Elyse Lowet

October 2, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (5–1) crushed the Wheaton Knights (1–6) in a 9–1 victory Thursday.

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Girls tennis demolishes Wheaton

Girls tennis demolishes Wheaton

By Jessie Solomon

October 1, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In an overwhelming victory, the girls tennis team (6‒3) crushed the Wheaton Knights (4‒4), winning 6‒1.

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Girls tennis falls to Richard Montgomery

Girls tennis falls to Richard Montgomery

By Jessie Solomon

September 28, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Uncategorized

In a heartbreaking loss, the girls tennis team (5‒3) struggled against the Richard Montgomery Rockets (5‒2), losing the match 2‒5.

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Girls volleyball dominates Wheaton

Girls volleyball dominates Wheaton

By Max Gersch

September 27, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls volleyball team (3‒2) crushed the Wheaton Knights (1‒3) in straight sets at home 25–9, 25–8 and 25–11.

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Cross Country continues to perform well at DCXC

Cross Country continues to perform well at DCXC

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 27, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The cross country team won two of the eight races at the Pacers Running DCXC Invite last weekend at Kenilworth Park in DC. Each race was separated by grade and gender consisting of teams from all around the DMV area and Whitman finished in the top 25 teams of all but one race.  

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September 19, 23, and 25: Boys soccer ties rival BCC, beats Einstein and Kennedy

September 19, 23, and 25: Boys soccer ties rival BCC, beats Einstein and Kennedy

By Ariana Faghani

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The Vikings Boys soccer team (2–1–1) tied 1–1 after two overtimes against the BCC Barons (5–0–1) in the Battle of Bethesda.

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Golf team suffers first loss of season

Golf team suffers first loss of season

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The golf team lost their first match of the season Sep. 25, placing second against Churchill, Quince Orchard, and Northwest. Whitman’s rival Churchill won with 147 strokes to Whitman’s 151. Quince Orchard followed with 162 and Northwest finished with 171.

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Girls soccer defeats Einstein, Kennedy over three day stretch

Girls soccer defeats Einstein, Kennedy over three day stretch

By Elyse Lowet

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

VS Einstein Girls soccer (3–1) defeated the Einstein Titans (1–4–1) in a 3–2 win Saturday, getting the Vikes back on track after their loss to B-CC. The Titans scored the first goal of the game, but the Vikes answered with a goal shortly after. After trading goals, the team was able to...

Boys Soccer vs St. Benedicts Prep: A Brief History

Boys Soccer vs St. Benedicts Prep: A Brief History

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Since 2001, the boys varsity soccer team has faced one of the best teams in the nation each year. Though the record of the matchup doesn’t show it (1–17), the game versus Whitman always presents a challenge to St. Benedict's Preparatory School boys soccer team.

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Girls soccer loses Battle of Bethesda

Girls soccer loses Battle of Bethesda

By Elyse Lowet

September 26, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls soccer (2–1) fell to rival B-CC Barons (4–0) 2–0 Monday night in the third annual Battle of Bethesda.

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September 22: Girls tennis sweeps Rockville

September 22: Girls tennis sweeps Rockville

By Jessie Solomon

September 25, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In an overwhelming victory, the girls tennis team (5‒2) dominated the Rockville Rams (3‒3) in Friday’s match, winning 7‒0.

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