The Black & White

Field Hockey Advances Through First Round of Playoffs

By Louis Wolff

October 30, 2009


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Varsity Field Hockey defeated the the Springbrook Blue Devils in strokes after double overtime, Oct 29, advancing to the second round of the playoffs. Viking goalie Emily Koroshetz led the team's defensive effort. The teams battled back and forth, but neither team managed to score throughout rugul...

Herm Makes Immediate Impact For Big Green

By Louis Wolff

October 29, 2009


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**By Andrew Palmer** Maya Herm, a 2009 graduate and three year member of the varsity field hockey team, has become a key contributor to the Dartmouth field hockey team as a freshman this fall. The 2008 Gazette player of the year, she is the starting at left mid-fielder for the Big Green. Th...

Girls soccer defeated by third ranked Barons

By Elliot Markus

October 26, 2009


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Girls soccer fell to cross-town rival Bethesda Chevy-Chase Barons 4-0 on Oct 21 in a match that was closer than the final score. BCC, ranked third in the Washington Post standings, were heavy favorites but when the game began the Vikes took control early and maintained possession with long sequen...

Cross Country Competes at County Championships

By Louis Wolff

October 25, 2009


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On Oct. 24, the Cross Country team competed at the Montgomery County Championships at Gaithersburg High School. Many of the Viking cross country runners have been plagued with illness and injuries, but despite these obstacles, the boys and girls varsity teams both finished fourth overall. In t...

Football Suffers Second Loss of Season

By Juliet Mullins

October 24, 2009


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  Varsity Football lost to the Springbrook Blue Devils 13-8, Oct 23, falling to 6-2 on the season.   The game started off in a standstill, staying that way throughout the first half, with no points scored by either team. The third quarter remained deadlocked until, with less then two minutes left , the B...

Field Hockey Shuts Out Sherwood on Senior Night

By Daniel Kluger

October 23, 2009


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Varsity field hockey ended the season with a 7-5 record after a 1-0 victory over the Sherwood Warriors Oct 22.   The girls kept the ball on the offensive end for most of the game, taking more than five times as many shots as the Warriors. Right forward Eileen Nalls scored the game’s only go...

Important Yet Unknown Fall Athletes Shine

By Juliet Mullins

October 22, 2009


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Throughout the fall season, several athletes have surpassed expectations and helped their teams improve, despite remaining under the radar. Read More »...

Boys Soccer Loses Barnburner to Barons

By Connor Vergara

October 22, 2009


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Boys soccer fell to the BCC Barons 3-2, Oct 21, dropping their record to 6-4-2. The Barons, who came into the game with a 7-2 record, disrupted the Vikings with strong play at midfield and attack. The Vikes were unable to complete consecutive passes and create scoring chances throughout the game. Rea...

Wizards Have Strong Potential, Room for Error

By Louis Wolff

October 22, 2009


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*By Ben Freeman* The Wizards are finally healthy, and if they can stay that way, they have a chance at entering the playoffs with a high enough seed to avoid losing to Cleveland, Boston or Orlando until at least the second round. The Wizards are going to need all-star production from the once formida...

Girls Soccer Loses in Last Minute

By Elliot Markus

October 21, 2009


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Girls soccer fell to the Poolesville Falcons 1-0, Oct 13, dropping their record to 5-4 on the season. The game was played on Poolesville’s sloppy field that was beaten up by a combination of football and rain, thus not allowing the Lady Vikes maintain possession and tempo like they are accus...

Racing Into Fall: A Guide to Running Shoes

By Louis Wolff

October 19, 2009


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**By Andrew Carr Palmer** In early fall of every year, many top running shoe companies come out with new shoes in addition to updating their most successful shoes from the previous year.  This year both asics and brooks, two major running shoe companies have come out with updates on some of the best...

Football Edges Out Trojans

By Louis Wolff

October 19, 2009


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**By Juliet Mullins** Varsity Football defeated the Gaithersburg Trojans 12-7, Oct 16, improving to 6-1 on the season. The game started slowly with both teams being kept off the scoreboard in the opening quarter. However, the Vikes picked up their momentum in the second quarter and drove 54 yards...