The Black and White

All-Met Influenced By Fan Voting

By Louis Wolff

October 9, 2009

*By Josh Lederman* For the first time, students and parents will have a say in honoring the D.C. area’s top high school athletes.  The Washington Post unveiled a new public voting system for its All-Met football and basketball teams this year that takes fan votes into account as well as the trad...

Nationals Could Be Successful In Near Future

By Louis Wolff

October 9, 2009

*By Ben Freeman* Here’s a quick question: Which MLB team ended the regular season with baseball’s biggest ongoing winning streak? Here’s a hint: the team had two players in the top 10 in the National League for RBIs, the best pitching prospect in the country and two 30+ home run hitters. ...

Girls Tennis Loses First Match

By Louis Wolff

October 9, 2009

*By Lily Durston* Varsity girls tennis lost to the Churchill Bulldogs 4-3, Oct. 8, tarnishing their undefeated record. This loss puts the Lady Vikes in a three way tie for first place in Division 1 with B-CC and Churchill.  The girls played strong top to bottom, but failed to take home the win, ...

Girls Tennis Defeats Wildcats

By Louis Wolff

October 9, 2009

*By Lily Durston* On Oct. 6, the girls tennis team came up with a win against Walter Johnson. The Lady Vikes continued their winning streak, winning 6-1 to cross-town rival Walter Johnson. The team played strong across the board with junior standout Sarah Macy crushing the competition. “W...

Volleyball Loses in Heartbreaker

By Louis Wolff

October 7, 2009

*By Elizabeth Bernhard* The Lady Vikes fell to rival B-CC last night in a disappointing five-game match. Read More »...

Capitals Start Season 2-1, Have High Hopes for 2009-10

By Louis Wolff

October 7, 2009

*By Sam Oshinsky* As D.C. sports fans cringe with embarrassment as the Nationals finish in last place and the Redskins lose to the Detroit Lions, good news could be coming with the start of the 2009 NHL season.  Last year, the Capitals went 50-24-8, and made it into the second round of playoffs before...

Girls Soccer Falls To Churchill

By Louis Wolff

October 6, 2009

**By Elliot Markus** Varsity girls soccer was shut out 3-0 by the cross-town rival Churchill Bulldogs on Oct 6, falling to 4-3 on the season. Although the game started in a defensive stalemate, Churchill put a dent on the scoreboard with time winding down in the first half. After the opening goal...

Boys Boys Boys, Guy Pomz Strike Again

By Louis Wolff

October 6, 2009

*By Haley Johnson* Homecoming week brings a variety of events: the Battle of the Classes, the pep rally, the football game and the dance.  But for many students, the most anticipated of the festivities is the “Guy Pomz” performance. From the crank to the crowd-pleasing snake, the boys impressed...

Boys Soccer Shuts Out Wootton

By Louis Wolff

October 5, 2009

**By Connor Vergara** Varsity boys soccer defeated the Wootton Patriots 2-0, Sept. 16, improving to 2-2-1. The Vikings started the game off strong with scoring opportunities by forwards Jonny Mehrez and Sebastian Cahe, who each came within inches of netting goals. Read More »...

Caps Start Where They Left Off

By Louis Wolff

October 5, 2009

**By Andrew Palmer** The Washington Capitals have started off their season with wins over the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The two game winning streak has landed them at the top of the southeast division, the same spot they finished the season last year. The Caps beat the Bruins...

Cross Country Competes at Great American Festival

By Louis Wolff

October 4, 2009

From Oct. 2-3, the cross country team traveled to Cary, North Carolina to compete in the Great American Festival. The girls started off the day by competing in the Race of Champions. The Vikes were led by senior Shayna Barbash and sophomore Anna Ryba who worked with one another throughout the course of th...

Vikings Defeat Blazers at Homecoming

By Louis Wolff

October 2, 2009

 *By Juliet Mullins* Varsity football beat the Blair Blazers 34-12 in the homecoming game, Oct. 2, improving to 4-1 on the season.  The game started off strong with two touchdown passes from quarterback Henry Kuhn, one to wide receiver Michael Flack, and the other to tight end Danny Lee. ...