The Black & White

Senior Schulkin Holds Olympic Potential

By Louis Wolff

September 22, 2009

*By Daniel Royston* Swimming isn’t the most popular sport when winter comes rolling in, but that might change thanks to one senior girl. At the swimming Junior Nationals this past summer, Dani Schulkin swam fast enough times to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Trials in the 100m butterfly....

Girls Volleyball Loses to Churchill

By Louis Wolff

September 21, 2009

*By Elizabeth Bernhard* Varsity Girls Volleyball fell to the Churchill Bulldogs 0-3, September 16, falling to 3-1 on the season. In their first loss of the year, theLady Vikes did not win a single game over the power house Bulldogs. Read More »...

Redskinette Named New Cheerleading Coach

By Louis Wolff

September 18, 2009

*By Sam Oshinsky* Varsity cheerleading has a new coach who plans to push the squad to new heights.  The new coach, Christi Weems, won awards cheering at Virginia Tech and now cheers for the Washington Redskins. Weems started cheering in high school and immediately knew she wanted to take it to th...

Varsity Football Falls Short Against Quince Orchard

By Louis Wolff

September 17, 2009

Varsity Football lost to the Quince Orchard Cougars 24-20, Sept. 17, falling to 2-1 on the season. After opening the scoring with a 70-yard touchdown pass from quaterback Henry Kuhn to Wide Receiver Rico Djidotor and then missing the extra point, the Vikings led 6-0 at the end of the first quater...

Boys Soccer Falls in Double-Overtime

By Louis Wolff

September 16, 2009

**By Connor Vergara** Boys soccer fell to the Sherwood Warriors, 2-1, in double-overtime, Sept 9, dropping to 1-2-0. The Vikings struck first, scoring a goal in the 21st minute of the first half when forward Sebastian Cahe crossed the ball from the right side to forward Scott Gerfen who tapped it i...

Girls Soccer Blows Clarksburg Away

By Louis Wolff

September 15, 2009

*By Elliot Markus*           Girls soccer improved to 2-0, Sept 11, with a 3-1 win over the Clarksburg Coyotes. The Lady Vikes received goals from forward Lucy Arledge, midfielder Tessa Morrison, and midfielder Kim Anderson. Read More »...

Girls Soccer Opens With Win

By Louis Wolff

September 15, 2009

** By Elliot Markus**  Varsity girls soccer kicked off their season with a 1-0 win against the Sherwood Warriors on Sept 9. Forward Kat Barth broke through the defense for the games only goal in the 23rd minute of the second half. Read More »...

Boys Soccer Upsets Gonzaga

By Louis Wolff

September 15, 2009

Varsity boys soccer edged out the Gonzaga Eagles, 1-0, in an overtime thriller, Sept 5, improving to 1-1-0. Midway through the first half, defender Colin Epperson suffered a severe injury to his leg while trying to send the ball forward past a Gonzaga attack player. He was eventually taken off the fi...

Football Defeats Walter Johnson, Improves to 2-0

By Louis Wolff

September 15, 2009

*By Juliet Mullins* Varsity Football shut out the Walter Johnson Wildcats 28-0, September 11, improving to 2-0 on the season.             Whitman started off strong when linebacker Tony Atkinson intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown just 58 seconds into the game. Read M...

Varsity Football Upsets Northwest in Season Opener

By Louis Wolff

September 15, 2009

*By Juliet Mullins* Varsity football defeated the Northwest Jaguars 29-16 in it’s season opener, September 4. At the beginning of the game, the Vikings faked a regular kickoff and recovered a surprise onside kick. With this momentum, the team marched down the field in less than three minutes ...