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Boys baseball routes Wootton 9–0 for their first win of the season

By David Lewis May 26, 2021

The boys baseball team (1–6) defeated Wootton (3–4) 9–0 Tuesday night to claim their first victory of the 2021 campaign.  Whitman looked every bit the better team in their second game against...

D.C. sports enthusiasts were able to step foot in Capital One Arena again after the stadium opened to fans on April 21. Each spectator sits with their own small group, isolated from others.

After over a year, Capital One Arena finally has its swagger back

By Gibson Hirt May 25, 2021

This story was written prior to the Washington Capitals' elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 23. Barely a month ago, Capital One Arena sat dormant. Blue tarps covered the upper bowl, cardboard...

Psychology teacher Sheryl Freedman and her son pose for a photo before watching the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Washington Football Team.

‘I haven’t missed a game’: Whitman teachers who are bigger sports fans than you

By Quentin Corpuel May 24, 2021

In 2019, the average MLB baseball game lasted approximately three hours, five minutes and 35 seconds. Multiply the average game time by 162 — the number of games each team plays in a regular MLB season...

Boys baseball forfeits to Walter Johnson on technicality

By David Lewis May 23, 2021

The boys baseball team (0–6) forfeited to Walter Johnson (4–2) Friday night because of a unique rule.  What would have been the Vikes' first win of the 2021 campaign ended up being another loss;...

Girls track claims second consecutive victory, defeats Montgomery Blair 62–48

By Zach Rice May 22, 2021

The girls varsity track team (2–0) stayed undefeated after a well rounded and dominant performance against Montgomery Blair (0–2), winning 62–48. The Vikes kept up all the momentum from last week...

Boys track dominates Montgomery Blair 65–35 in one-sided meet

By Zach Rice May 22, 2021

The boys varsity track team (1–1) bounced back with an incredible performance against Montgomery Blair (0–2), cruising to a 65–35 victory.  The Vikes started strong and dominated Blair in almost...

B&W Sports Podcast #63: NBA playoff predictions

B&W Sports Podcast #63: NBA playoff predictions

By Quentin Corpuel May 22, 2021

Online managing editor Quentin Corpuel shares his predictions for the 2021 NBA Playoffs.

Boys baseball falls to rival B-CC 14–9 in slugfest

By David Lewis May 20, 2021

The boys baseball team (0–5) fell to B-CC (3–2) 14–9 Wednesday in a game that saw each team record their highest run totals of the season thus far.   Both teams scored one run apiece in the...

Boys baseball falls to Blair 4–⁠1 in pitcher’s duel

By David Lewis May 19, 2021

The boys baseball team (0–⁠4) fell to Blair (3–⁠1) 4-1 Monday in a low scoring contest. In a game where the bats were mostly silent, the Vikes held a one run lead from the bottom of the third...

B&W Sports Podcast #62: NBA Play-In Tournament preview and predictions

B&W Sports Podcast #62: NBA Play-In Tournament preview and predictions

By Quentin Corpuel May 17, 2021

Online managing editor Quentin Corpuel explains why he’s a fan of the NBA Play-In Tournament before giving his predictions for Wizards-Celtics, Hornets-Pacers, Warriors-Lakers and Spurs-Grizzlies.

Boys baseball falls to Churchill 8–7 in back and forth battle

By David Lewis May 15, 2021

The boys baseball team (0–3) fell to Churchill (3–0) last night in heartbreaking fashion as a fielding error by the Vikes turned into a walk-off win for the Bulldogs. The Vikes found themselves...

Boys track falls to Wootton 61–52 in season opener

By Zach Rice May 15, 2021

The boys varsity track team (0–1) came up just short against Wootton (1–0) 61–52 in their season opener Thursday evening. The Vikes started out hot, beating Wootton by more than a whole minute...

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