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September 12 and 13: Field hockey defeats Damascus, rival BCC

September 12 and 13: Field hockey defeats Damascus, rival BCC

By Cameron Jones

September 24, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The Field Hockey team (2—0) continued their good form with a 7–0 win against the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets (1—1) Sept. 11.

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September 19: Girls tennis dominates the Blair Blazers

September 19: Girls tennis dominates the Blair Blazers

By Jessie Solomon

September 24, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In a 6‒1 victory Tuesday, the girls tennis team (4‒2) crushed the Blair Blazers, bringing the Vikes to a three game win streak.

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September 13, 15 and 16: Girls tennis loses to WJ, beats Northwest and Clarksburg

September 13, 15 and 16: Girls tennis loses to WJ, beats Northwest and Clarksburg

By Jessie Solomon

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In a close call, the girls tennis team (1‒2) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats (4‒0) at home last Wednesday 3‒4.

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September 14: Golf team continues winning streak with fourth straight win

September 14: Golf team continues winning streak with fourth straight win

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The golf team won their fourth straight match Wednesday, defeating Sherwood by 9 strokes, Wootton by 13 and Quince Orchard by 13. The team now leads the county with 591 strokes over four tournaments.

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September 9: Cross Country team sweeps first meet

September 9: Cross Country team sweeps first meet

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The cross country team swept both races Sept. 9 in the Rebel Invitational, the first meet of the season.

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Golf wins first two tournaments of season

Golf wins first two tournaments of season

By Matthew van Bastelaer

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The Vikings golf team beat Wootton, Northwest and Walter Johnson Sept. 6 at Falls Road Golf Course in their second regular season match this fall. The Vikes finished with 141 strokes, while the other teams finished with 158, 162 and 166, respectively. Junior Amanda Levy, sophomore Kyle Nordheime...

September 11: Girls, boys soccer dominate Blair Blazers

September 11: Girls, boys soccer dominate Blair Blazers

By Elyse Lowet and Ariana Faghani

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

Girls soccer (2–0) defeated the Blair Blazers (2–2) Monday, holding the their opponent scoreless with a final score of 4–0.

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September 11: Girls tennis falls to Wootton in close call

September 11: Girls tennis falls to Wootton in close call

By Jessie Solomon

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

In a hardfought game, the girls tennis team (1‒1) lost 4‒3 to the Wootton Patriots (3‒0) in Monday’s match.

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September 11: Field hockey opens up the season with dominant win

September 11: Field hockey opens up the season with dominant win

By Cameron Jones

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The Field Hockey team (1-0) won their season opener 5–0 against the Springbrook Blue Devils (0-1) Sept. 11. The win was a great start for the Vikes and a good sign for the season ahead.

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Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

Senior soccer players awarded All-Met status

By Daniel Weber

February 8, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

Last month, the Washington Post awarded two leaders of the Whitman boys and girls soccer teams All-Met status in their fall season selections.

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Whitman football announces new head coach

Whitman football announces new head coach

By Joey Squeri

December 23, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Almost three weeks after Jim Kuhn stepped down as Whitman football’s head coach, the school has decided to promote JV head coach Dave Fyock to the position. Read More »...

Walter Johnson vs. Whitman soccer rivalry

Walter Johnson vs. Whitman soccer rivalry

By Joey Squeri

December 5, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Whitman’s boys soccer team was the No. 34 ranked team in America this season. The squad posted a 14–3 record, which included their first ever victory over formerly No. 1 ranked St. Benedict’s Prep, and perennial powerhouse Dematha. In addition, the Maryland Association of Coaches of Soccer named forw...