The Black & White

Girls Volleyball loses season opener in 3–0 defeat

By Mateo Gutierrez

September 6, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls volleyball team (0–1) suffered a 3–0 shutout loss to the Northwest Jaguars (1–0) Wednesday in a highly intense match.

Girls soccer falls to Quince Orchard 1–0 in season opener

By Ally Navarrete

September 5, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (0–1) lost a close game to the Quince Orchard Cougars (1–0) 1–0 in the season opener Tuesday.

Football crushed by Landon 42–7 in first game of season

By Bennett Solomon

September 1, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

The football team (0–1) fell to the Landon Bears (1–0) 42–7 in their season opener Saturday. The game was stopped with 23 seconds to go in the first half Friday night due to lightning and was resumed Saturday morning.

Boys soccer takes down DeMatha 4–2

By Sara Azimi

September 1, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

The boys soccer team (1–0) defeated the DeMatha Stags (0–1) 4–2 in the season opener Friday.

Whitman fails to hang on against Blair, losing 3–11

By Jessie Solomon

May 3, 2018


Filed under Fall, Sports

In their last game on Wednesday, the baseball team (9–7) fell to the Blair Blazers (8–7) in an unfortunate loss 3–11.

Students enjoy competitive football tradition on Thanksgiving

Students enjoy competitive football tradition on Thanksgiving

By Jessie Solomon and Arthur Varner

November 29, 2017


Filed under Fall, Media, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Videos

This past Thanksgiving morning, 24 students met up at the River Falls Community Club to play football in senior Mitch Fechter’s annual Turkey Bowl.

Cross country places 3rd in state championships

Cross country places 3rd in state championships

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The boys and girls cross country teams ended their seasons with top six finishes against Maryland’s top teams at the MPSSAA 4A State Championships Nov. 11. The teams consistently placed in the top five all season, led by their strong junior classes.

Non seniors take the lead: sophomore and junior captains

Non seniors take the lead: sophomore and junior captains

By Elyse Lowet

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

While many think of team captains as the oldest, most senior members of teams, some teams designate juniors or sophomores as captains instead of seniors.

Cheer team places fifth in county championship

Cheer team places fifth in county championship

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports, Sports Showcase

The cheer team didn’t  place in the Division 2 county championship Oct. 28. Blake High School took third place, Churchill placed second, and Sherwood High School placed first in the competition.

Golf team wins state championship

Golf team wins state championship

By Matthew van Bastelaer

November 11, 2017


Filed under Fall, Showcase, Sports

The golf team won the state championship Oct. 25, beating rivals the Churchill Bulldogs by two strokes in the semifinal and seven in the final.

Girls soccer knocks out Barons, advances to regionals

By Elyse Lowet

November 6, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The girls soccer team (13–1) advanced to the regional final after a 2–0 win over rival B-CC Barons (11–2–2) Thursday. After a 2–0 loss to the Barons earlier in the season, the Vikes were especially determined to win. “We were all really pumped up for the game, and we wanted to keep advancing in pl...

Football overwhelmed by Sherwood on senior night

By Chris Atkinson

November 6, 2017


Filed under Fall, Sports

The football team (2–8) fell to the Sherwood Warriors (8–3) 49–20 in their final game of the season. Despite the loss, running back Devin Carone rushed for his fifth 100 yard game, recording 141 yards and a touchdown. Running back Peter Roegge also contributed two touchdowns. On the defensive end...