The Black and White

After dramatic overtime win, boys basketball 4-1

By Lily Durston

December 18, 2009

Boys basketball defeated the Richard Montgomery Rockets 61-60 in overtime, Dec 17 improving to 4-1. Evenly matched, the score was close throughout the game, keeping both teams on their toes. Leading at the end of the first quarter, the boys were pushed by leading scorer forward Charlie Waugh and guard ...

Wrestling advances to 2-0 after defeating rival Churchill

By Elliot Markus

December 17, 2009

One hundred and forty pound Will Bouten defeated his Bulldog opponent en route to a Viking win over Churchill.  Read More »...

Boys basketball improves to 3-1

By Lily Durston

December 16, 2009

Boys basketball crushed the Einstein Titans 79-45,  Dec 15. The boys outplayed  the Titans throughout the game, beating them with a season high in both points and margin of victory.  Up by only 2 points in the second quarter, it took awhile for the boys to wake up.  Read More »...

Girls basketball looks to rebound from disappointing 2008 season

By Juliet Mullins

December 15, 2009

After ending last season with a disappointing 8-15 record, girls basketball looks to rebound this season with enormous expectations and a small squad. The new team consists of just four seniors, two juniors, three sophomores and one freshman. Head coach Peter Kenah considers the small ten-player roster...

Ice hockey expects nothing less than perfection

By Connor Vergara

December 15, 2009

After last season’s loss to the Wootton Patriots in the state quarterfinals, the hockey team expects to claim the state title this year with several returning starters including Zack Wolfe, Daniel Berman and Brenden Hart. The squad has started the season 3-0, outscoring opponents 33-1. Attackers B...

Led by state champion Palmer, indoor track expects greatness

By Elizabeth Bernhard

December 15, 2009

Last year, 2009 graduates Anthony Young-Wiseman and Jonathan Hale had incredible success during the indoor track season, both qualifying for states with Hale placing third in the state for 55-meter hurdles but first in the 4A West Region. This year, the indoor track team hopes to put even more runners...

Boys basketball expected to improve off of .500 season

By Lily Durston

December 15, 2009

With center Sam Walsh and forward Charlie Waugh leading the way, the boys basketball team looks forward to another successful season with a talented group of experienced seniors.  Guards Bryan Joel, Demetrius Cook and Ervin Cook will also make an impact this season. Head coach Chris Lun has ...

Boys basketball defeats Bullis

By Lily Durston

December 14, 2009

Varsity boys basketball defeated the Bullis Bulldogs 55-52 in a close game, Dec 11, bringing their record to 2-1.  The season's top scorer, Charlie Waugh, led the team once again, due to a number breakaways.  Seniors Eddie Wytkind and Sam Walsh played tight defense, keeping the Bulldogs on their...

Wrestling team posts shutout in season opener

By Elliot Markus

December 13, 2009

The wrestling team opened its season in dominating fashion with a 79-0 dual-meet win over the Watkins Mill Wolverines, Dec 9. Much to the everyone’s surprise, the Wolverines forfeited 9 wrestlers before the start of the match giving the Vikes a 54-0 lead. Read More »...

Nike Cross Nationals: A first hand account

By Louis Wolff

December 10, 2009

*By Andrew Palmer* I qualified for the Nike Cross Country Nationals two weeks ago, the only true national championship in all of high school sports.  Two teams and five individuals qualify for this event from each of eight regional meets around the country, and  I got through because of...

Wrestling looks to get over hump in 2009

By Elliot Markus

December 10, 2009

As the Whitman wrestling team faced defeat against the Old Mill Patriots during the 2008 dual-meet state semi-finals, they were stuck in the same position for a second consecutive year. This season, the returning wrestlers are determined to avenge their two previous state semi-final defeats. “I...

Boys basketball falls to 1-1

By Lily Durston

December 9, 2009

Varsity boys basketball suffered a 65-60 loss to the Paint Branch Panthers, Dec. 8, falling to 1-1 on the season. The Vikes allowed the Panthers numerous second chances and failed to capitalize on scoring opportunities. With very few rebounds, the boys allowed 65 points, ending with a late turnover securing th...