The Black & White

Softball no-hit in 3–0 loss against Blair

By Eli Putnam

May 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls softball team (12–4) fell to the Blair Blazers (9–6) in a pitchers duel Tuesday 3–0. Blair managed to stifle the Vikings’ hot bats by throwing a combined no-hitter. Blair pitchers Courtney Wyche and Mandy Moser only allowed five baserunners in seven innings while striking out nine Vikings...

Boys Volleyball falls to Northwest 3–1 despite early lead; eliminated from playoffs

By Andrew Eagle

May 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys volleyball team (8–5) lost to the Northwest Jaguars (13–0) 3–1 Tuesday night in the second round of the playoffs.   Whitman started off fast and confident, winning the first set by a score of 25–17. Superb plays by setter Colby Fong helped Whitman take an early lead. “He just ...

Boys baseball shuts out Damascus 7–0 in final regular season game

By Gabe Schaner

May 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys baseball team (13–2) triumphed over the Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets (10–6) 7–0 behind stellar pitching on Monday. The Vikes hit the ground running and never looked back. Pitchers Zach Werkman, Ryan McIntyre, and Austen Fourkas combined to allow just one hit while left fielder Sam M...

Boys volleyball takes down Richard Montgomery 3–1, wins first playoff game in 16 years

By Ally Navarrete

May 6, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys volleyball team (8–5) defeated the Richard Montgomery Rockets 3–1 Thursday. The game was the team’s first playoff victory since winning counties 16 years ago. The Vikes came out with energy and dominated the first set. The Rockets quickly recovered and found their momentum to edge ou...

Boys lax crushed by Damascus 19–6

By Bennett Solomon

May 3, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (8–5) lost to the Damascus Hornets (13–1) 19–6 Thursday night. The Vikes struggled to score goals throughout the game and the team struggled defensively. Damascus scored 11 goals in the first half and added five more goals in the third quarter to take a demanding 16...

My experience teaching baseball in the Dominican Republic

My experience teaching baseball in the Dominican Republic

By Harry Kaplan

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports

When I first spoke to fifteen-year old Ishmael in February, my Spanish wasn’t good enough for him to understand me, and his English wasn’t good enough for me to understand him. But we were playing catch with a baseball in the small town of Consuelo in the Dominican Republic, and the sun was shini...

Girls lacrosse loses to Sherwood 11–10

By Mateo Gutierrez

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls lacrosse team (10–1) fell to the Sherwood Warriors (11–0) Tuesday in a thrilling game.

Baseball mercy rules Blair 10–0

By Sara Azimi

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The baseball team (12–2) shut out the Blair Blazers (2–9) 10–0 in five innings Thursday.

Boys lacrosse loses to Sherwood 10–9 in overtime

By Bennett Solomon

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (8–5) fell to the Sherwood Warriors (10–1) 10–9 in overtime on senior night.

Boys tennis obliterates Rockville 6–1

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys tennis team (9–2) demolished the Rockville Rams (4–7) 6–1 Monday.

Girls tennis destroys Rockville 7–0

By Isabelle van Nieuwkoop

May 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The girls tennis team (5–4) conquered the Rockville Rams (4–6) 7–0 Monday.

Boys lax falls to Wootton 13–4 for second straight loss

By Bennett Solomon

April 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring

The boys lacrosse team (8–3) lost to the Wootton Patriots (6–3) in a heartbreaking 13–4 defeat Thursday.