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September 20 Sports Recap

September 20 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin and Kyle Layman

October 5, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

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September 19 Sports Recap

September 19 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

October 5, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field hockey The field hockey team (3–2) fell to the Walter Johnson Wildcats 3–2 in a crosstown matchup. Read More »...

September 17 Sports Recap

September 17 Sports Recap

By Ben Levin

October 5, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls soccer The girls soccer team (1–1–1) was defeated by the rival B-CC Barons 2–0 in the second home game of the season. Read More »...

September 30 Sports Recap

September 30 Sports Recap

By Daniel Weber, Kyle Layman, and Ben Levin

October 4, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Football The football team (3–2) annihilated the winless Churchill Bulldogs (0–5) Friday by a score of 36–13. The Vikings offense exploded, scoring five touchdowns and accumulating 314 yards. Defensively, the Vikings also controlled the game; they forced two turnovers and held the Bulldog...

Claire Nagelhout commits to Lehigh, ends Whitman career

Claire Nagelhout commits to Lehigh, ends Whitman career

By Amy Nankin

October 4, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

Friends, family and fans line the edges of the enclosed court, cheering and screaming with every point on the board. With her toes buried in the sand, a slight bend in her knees and forearms bright red, she dives for the ball launching it off her arms and up over the net. Read More »...

Cheerleading for a score and looking to soar

Cheerleading for a score and looking to soar

By Emily Schweitzer

October 4, 2016


Filed under Fall, Feature, Sports

Smiling and waving, the Whitman cheerleaders soar through the air, chanting “we got spirit” as fans shuffle to their seats for the big game. While the cheerleaders devote much of their time to pumping up the crowd, football games are not the only competitions they are focused on. Read More »...

Water polo enjoys early season success

Water polo enjoys early season success

By Sam Shiffman

October 4, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

After multiple undistinguished seasons, the Water Polo team has gotten off to a quick start after defeating top teams from Connecticut and Baltimore. Read More »...

September 27 Sports Recap

September 27 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin and Sam Shiffman

September 29, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls tennis The girls tennis team (10–0) overtook the Churchill Bulldogs with a 6–1 win. With only two games left in the regular season, this game was a crucial win for the girls to keep their ten game winning streak alive. The squad was led by fourth singles player Eve Gold who won 6-0...

September 26 Sports Recap

September 26 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri, Ben Levin, and Kyle Layman

September 27, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field hockey The field hockey team (4–3) was shutout by the undefeated Churchill Bulldogs 2–0 on Monday, as Churchill’s hot start continued. The Bulldogs have now won six straight games to start the season, and stand alone atop the division. The Vikes next play Friday away against Einstein. Girls soccer The girls soccer team (4–1–1) con...

September 16 Sports Recap

September 16 Sports Recap

By Joey Squeri

September 19, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Field hockey The field hockey team (3–1) beat the Sherwood Warriors 2–1 for their second straight win behind their stout defense. Read More »...

September 15 Sports Recap

By Sam Shiffman

September 17, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls volleyball The girls volleyball team (3–1) crushed the Einstein Titans 3–0, winning all three sets by 10 or more points. Read More »...

September 13 & 14 Sports Recap

September 13 & 14 Sports Recap

By Amy Nankin

September 16, 2016


Filed under Fall, Sports

Girls tennis The girls tennis team (5–0) overtook the Poolesville Falcons (2–1) with a 7–0 blowout. Read More »...