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October 21 Sports Recap

October 21 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football The football team (5–3) trounced the Walter Johnson Wildcats (3–5) Friday, scoring 34 points en route to a 34–7 victory. The Vikings scored at least one touchdown in each quarter of the game and held the Wildcats scoreless until the fourth quarter. Offensively, the Vikes were led b...

October 20 Sports Recap

October 20 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls volleyball The girls volleyball team (5–7) lost to the Blair Blazers 3–1 Thursday, despite a dominant first set on senior night. The Vikes won the first set 25–20 but then fell in the last three 25–16, 25–20, and 25–22. Outside hitter Olivia Personeni once again led the Vikes in...

October 19 Sports Recap

October 19 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

October 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field hockey The field hockey team (7–5) fell to the Gaithersburg Trojans 3–2 in their regular season finale. The squad was led offensively by Clare Cunniff and Claire Hisle, who each netted a goal. The Vikes now head into the playoffs as the #2 seed in the 4A South division, finishing with a...

October 18 Sports Recap

October 18 Sports Recap

By Kyle Layman, Ben Levin, and Sam Shiffman

October 21, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Uncategorized

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (12–2) outlasted the Northwest Jaguars in overtime 3–2 to end the regular season. The game was tied 2–2 at the end of regulation, and in overtime forward Andreas Djurhuus scored his second goal to get the Vikes the win. The squad's next game will be a p...

October 17 Sports Recap

October 17 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field Hockey The field hockey team (7–4) demolished the Einstein Titans 8–0 Monday, as the Vikes offense dominated the entire game. Claire Hisle headlined the game offensively, recording her county-leading 10th goal of the season. WIth one game left in the season, the Vikes look to break th...

October 15 Sports Recap

By Kyle Layman

October 19, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (11–2) beat one of the country's top ranked teams, the St. Benedict Gray Bees, 4–1 after a second half explosion. The squad finished the first half down 1–0 but rallied in the second half scoring four goals to put the Gray Bees away. The Gray Bees have b...

October 14 Sports Recap

October 14 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber, Joey Squeri, and Ben Levin

October 18, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Football The Whitman Vikings (4–3) fell to the Damascus Hornets (7–0) Friday 42–6, as the Hornets held the Vikings to one touchdown on the day. The Vikings scored a touchdown in the first quarter of the game but were contained by the Hornets’ defense for the remainder of the game. The...

October 13 Sports Recap

October 13 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman, Sports Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls volleyball The volleyball team (3–6) fell to the Sherwood Warriors on Thursday 3–0, losing their fourth game in a row. While the Vikes played well in the opening sets, they fell 25–20, 25–18, and 25–14. The Vikes were again led by outside hitter Olivia Personeni who had nine kil...

October 10 Sports Recap

October 10 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin and Kyle Layman

October 13, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Boys soccer The boys soccer team (10–2) edged out the Churchill Bulldogs 1–0. The Vikes scored the game's only goal when defenseman Dylan Reid scored off a corner kick, and goalkeeper Sam Nordheimer stepped up with seven saves to shutout the Bulldogs. The team's next game is Friday agains...

October 7 Sports Recap

October 7 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber, Sports Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football The Whitman Vikings (4–2) rolled over the Gaithersburg Trojans (2–4) Friday, keeping the Vikings’ playoff hopes intact with a 28–17 victory. The Vikings raced ahead with 15 points in the first quarter and a stout defensive performance kept the Vikes in the driver’s seat for the rem...

October 8 Sports Recap

October 8 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin and Kyle Layman

October 10, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls soccer Girls soccer (7–1–1) crushed the Einstein Titans 11–1 for their sixth straight victory. This is the Vikes’ third game scoring 10 points or more during the winning streak. The Vikings have remained undefeated (5–0) on the road and aim to maintain perfection with only one aw...

October 5 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin and Joey Squeri

October 7, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls tennis The girls tennis team wrapped up the season with a 7–0 shut out against the Quince Orchard Cougars, finishing the season undefeated and reigning division one champs. Coming out on top from the regular season, the girls team hopes for the same results throughout counties and hopefully in...